The Duke of Cornwall

There’s a journey of discovery to be taken when you visit The Duke of Cornwall Hotel. Since 1863 when it was built as Plymouth’s first luxury hotel through to the present day, the hotel has an intriguing history that is sure to capture your imagination. The style and generous proportions of the hotel evoke the grace of years gone by, while our commitment to excellent service provides all the modern facilities you would expect.

Resting in the heart of the ‘Ocean City’ the Duke of Cornwall is the ideal base from which to explore the rich and varied history of Plymouth or to journey further into the beautiful South West. From the dramatic scenery of Dartmoor to the historic Barbican, home of Plymouth Gin distillery, there are a wealth of sights to take in and enjoy. Just a short walk away lies the city centre making the Duke the perfect base for business and pleasure visitors alike.

Leaving the bustle of the city behind you as you enter The Duke of Cornwall Hotel you immediately get a feel for the hotel in the welcoming decor of the entrance hall, with the ornate plaster, wood panelled walls and impressive stone fireplace, setting the scene for what is to come. You are immediately drawn towards the main reception by the grandeur of the imposing central staircase.

Rest assured that The Duke of Cornwall Hotel will have a room suited to you. Individually decorated and furnished to the highest standard, each of our seventy two rooms reflect the luxuriant architecture of the hotel, discreetly blending comfort and elegance with modern technology.