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Unless otherwise stated, accommodation prices are per room per night (excluding breaks), in GBP £. All prices include Value Added Tax (VAT) at the prevailing rate at the time a payment is made.

Credit / Debit Card Deposits:
All bookings must be guaranteed with a credit or debit card. A non-refundable deposit will be deducted from your card at the time of booking. Some bookings may require full prepayment at the time of booking or additional payment prior to your arrival. Any outstanding balance is payable on departure from the hotel.
Failure to cancel your booking will result in full payment being charged to the debit/credit card the deposit was taken from. All bookings require a deposit to the rate of the first night’s stay. We operate a 72-hour cancellation policy, whereby cancellations made after this time will be fully charged. All deposits are non-refundable.

We will keep your deposit for six months for a future booking at the company’s discretion providing you cancel 72 hours before arrival, excluding holiday houses and all bank holidays including Christmas and New Year.
Should The Cliff Hotel & Spa be unable to fulfil the service booked, a hotel gift voucher to the value of payments made or alternative dates will be offered.

Coronavirus Cancellation Policy

Should you need to cancel your reservation due to circumstances arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, we would be happy to re-arrange your reservation to another date within the following 6 months, providing we are given notice of the cancellation, at least three days prior to arrival. Alternatively, your deposit can be transferred to hotel voucher, valid for 12 months, which can be used in the spa, or towards restaurant and accommodation reservations. Those cancellations received within three days prior to arrival, would be subject to full cancellation charges, except for those guests impacted by lockdown restrictions imposed less than 3 days prior to arrival. Please note that failure to notify the hotel of a cancellation, albeit due to reasons due to the Covid-19 pandemic, would incur full cancellation charges.

Travel Insurance
We strongly recommend that you have appropriate travel cover in place should you need to cancel as no refunds are given in any circumstances.

We reserve the right to invoice our guests for damage or negligent soiling caused to any parts of our premises; accidental or otherwise. Failure to inform staff about damage caused to our property may result in further charges to be incurred due to delayed intervention.
Any reckless tampering with equipment including fire alarms and extinguishers will incur a penalty charge.

Please note that smoking is not permitted in any guest bedrooms or indoor public areas, including out of the window. Any guest found to be smoking in their bedroom will incur a fine to the value of the next night’s rate of stay to cover cleaning charges and loss of revenue from smoke damaged rooms. Ashtrays are provided on room balconies, our terrace, and outside the front doors of the hotel for your convenience.

Dining at The Cliff Hotel
A table is allocated to you for the duration of your dining experience which is based on your reservation time and number of guests. Request for particular tables me be honoured but cannot be guaranteed. You may be asked to vacate your table if your allocated time has come to an end. Please make note of all known food allergy and dietary requirements for your party in the comments box upon booking via our online booking calendar or by contacting our team prior to arrival – without prior notice we may not be able to accommodate particular dietary requirements. Some Afternoon Tea options require 24 hour pre-booking. Due to high demand for availability we may require a debit or credit cards number to secure your reservation. If requested, you must provide valid debit or credit card information to make a reservation. Where credit card details are used to secure your reservation, a non-arrival payment of £10.00 per person will be taken from this card in the event that you do not arrive for your booking. Cancellations after 11.00am on the day of the reservation will also incur a cancellation fee of £10.00 per person. Separate terms and conditions apply to promotional events such as Christmas, please refer to the relevant sections on this page.

General Hotel Information for Residents

Settling Your Account
Please be aware that we require full payment for all accommodation charges upon arrival. Should you wish to open an account for additional items such as food and drinks, you may do so using a valid credit or debit card. These items can then be settled upon departure.

Check In and Check Out
You may check in any time after 3:00pm and check out any time before 10:30am.
Early check ins and late check outs may be available upon request, subject to availability.

Dining at The Cliff Hotel
Food is served in our restaurant and bar between 12:00pm and 9:00pm.
Please be aware that we do not automatically reserve a table in our restaurant for guests (unless you are staying on a package which includes dinner). Should you wish to book a table in our restaurant or have a specific time in mind for your evening meal please contact our reservations team. For guests booking upon check in, times and tables are allocated on a ‘first come first served’ basis.
Our dinner, bed and breakfast package includes a £30 per person allowance to be used for food items in our restaurant (please note this does not include beverages).

The Cliff Spa

Unless otherwise stated, all hotel stays include use of our spa facilities; these may be used between 15:00 on your day of arrival and 10:30 on your day of departure. This includes a daily 1 hour time slot of which pre-booking with our Reservations department is strongly advised. The Cliff Spa is open between 08:00 and 20:00 Daily. Should you wish to use these facilities during your stay we strongly recommend advance booking for both treatments and spa use prior to arrival. We are committed to maintaining the tranquil ambience of the spa and, as we have a limited capacity, we are unable to guarantee availability, especially during busy times and reserve the right to turn away hotel residents, as well as day guests, should the spa become full. No refunds or discounts will be given should guests be unable to use the spa due to failure to book in advance or failure to utilise the facilities during their stay.

Please be aware that opening hours are limited for children aged under 16 to 8:00 – 10:00 Daily. and must be supervised by a minimum of 1 adult to every 2 children.

There are also many treatments available with our spa therapists at an extra cost. To avoid any disappointment, booking for treatments is essential, especially at weekends. A full list of treatments can be found on our website or contact the spa via email spa@cliffhotel.com.

At The Cliff Hotel & Spa we allow pets in a limited number of our bedrooms. This is subject to availability and prior approval by the hotel and, unfortunately, we are unable to provide special consideration for guests who arrive at the hotel with their pet without prior arrangement. There is also an additional charge for this. Please be aware that, although pets are tolerated in our bedrooms, reception area and patio, they are not permitted in the public areas of the hotel including the restaurant and bar or our golf course. We also ask that all dogs are kept on a lead at all times within the hotel and its grounds. Dogs may be walked, on a lead, in our carpark and on the designated footpath. We kindly request that dogs are not walked on our golf course or lawn. A charge of £10 for the first evening and £5 per night thereafter will be added to your room account (Certified Guide Dogs are exempt from this charge). We ask that you accompany your pet at all times while staying in the hotel. Pets may not be left in the guest room unattended, should remain off the furniture and in their own bedding. However please be aware that should you leave your pet unattended in your bedroom, your room may not be serviced. Any property damage caused by a pet will be the pet owner’s responsibility and the appropriate charges will be applied to your room account. Any pet fouling will be the pet owner’s responsibility and the appropriate charges will be applied to your room account if it is not disposed of correctly. Pet waste disposal bins are located across the outdoor areas and baggies are available at reception for your convenience. Please note that for your safety, there is CCTV coverage across the outdoor areas. If you are staying in our Luxury Suites, Dogs are not permitted in the Hot Tub.

At The Cliff Hotel we have a 9 hole golf course available to residents and non-residents. Day charges apply for use of this and score cards are available at reception. We are also able to offer discounted rates at Cardigan Golf Club for hotel residents. Please contact Cardigan Golf Club for details of this and to book tee times.

Please note, during some functions we do hold firework displays at the hotel.