Archive: December, 2016

Stylised Shoot Reminiscing

Monday 19th December, 2016|Category: News
We have had an amazing year here at The Duke and as well as planning for 2017, we wanted to take a moment to look back on some of our favourite moments from 2016! One of our highlights has to be the Hepburn inspired glamour photo shoot with the incredibly talented Toby Lowe which showcased our newly refurbished room to engaged couples! The shoot also gave us the opportunity to work with the fabulous suppliers below! For full details, you can visit our previous blog post about the Hepburn stylised shoot. Christine Trewinnard brought along her stunning dresses which she designs from her studio in Cornwall. Christine even created one wedding dress especially for the ...

Join our Team!

Friday 16th December, 2016|Category: News
Full Time Head of Housekeeping PositionWe have an opportunity for a motivated Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate would have experience in running a Housekeeping department. We have an in-house laundry service, and operate at a high AA 3 star standard. As Head of Housekeeping, you will be expected to arrange day to day staffing requirements, review performance and development goals for the team. You will also be responsible for maintaining inventory levels, managing cost per room and inspecting all guest bedrooms and public areas. We would prefer an applicant that is currently in the role of Head Housekeeper or Deputy, but would consider applicants at Supervisory level who can prove they ...

Festive Friday Fun!

Friday 9th December, 2016|Category: News
For the second year running, The Duke team took part in Festive Friday, wearing their favourite Christmas jumpers in a bid to raise money for St Luke’s Hospice. We think they all look fabulously festive, especially with our stunning Ballroom in the background all set up for Christmas parties! With Christmas around the corner, this is a great way to raise money for charity and anyone can take part! The following information was provided by St Luke’s Hospice and describes the difference that your support can make to the charity. It is estimated that over the Christmas week, over 300 patients will be receiving specialist end of life care from St Luke’s. We’re always there to care and your festive ...

15th Anniversary at the Duke for Walter and Jonathan!

Wednesday 7th December, 2016|Category: News
Wednesday 7th December marks a special date in the diary at the Duke of Cornwall Hotel. 15 years ago Walter Combstock and Jonathan Morcom became owners of the historic building in the heart of Plymouth. Back in 2001 they started with a team of four Directors. One very quickly decided it wasn’t right for him and tragically in 2008 Sales and Marketing Director Liam Smith died in a car accident. Walter and Jon have been through so much on both a personal and professional level in the last 15 years, but their pride and love of the Duke has never changed. ...