Unrivalled Location

Resting in the heart of ‘Britain’s 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 distance away lies the Royal William Yard & the city centre, making the Duke the perfect base for business and pleasure visitors alike.



Plymouth is a vibrant city with one of the most stunning waterfronts in the world. From the historic Hoe with Smeaton’s Tower proudly showcasing Plymouth Sound, to Tinside lido and West Hoe we feel confident that all visitors will leave impressed!

For those in love with our rich history enjoy a leisurely stroll around Sutton Harbour and the Barbican, stopping for a photograph at the Mayflower Steps, where the Pilgrims sets sail on their voyage to the New World 396 years ago.

The Royal William Yard is just a short drive from the hotel, with so many bars and restaurants and the largest collection of Grade I listed Military Buildings in Europe the setting is sure to impress. Many other locations such as Drake Circus, Plymouth Pavilions and the Theatre Royal are also within walking distance making the Duke of Cornwall an unrivalled location whatever the reason for your stay.

Plymouth is the UK’s greenest city and is truly at the heart of Devon and Cornwall. The hotel is not only perfect for city breaks, but we are just a short drive away from Dartmoor and just across the water from Cornwall providing the perfect package for a weekend away.