Two UK boutiques become Relais & Châteaux’s newest members


The Idle Rocks hotel and restaurant and Llangoed Hall in Wales have joined luxury hotel collection, Relais & Châteaux.

Out of a total of eight new properties to become part of the consortium, three are based in the UK with Daniel Clifford’s Cambridge restaurant, Midsummer House making up the trio.

The 19-bed Idle Rocks Hotel is situated in St Mawes and is owned by David and Karen Richards. Llangoed Hall in Brecon, Wales, is owned by Calum Milne and Roger Hancox and consists of 19 bedrooms and a popular restaurant headed up by head chef Nick Brodie.

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The two hotels join the other six properties, which combined have a total of seven Michelin stars between them, as new additions to the Relais & Châteaux portfolio that consists of more than 540 properties worldwide.

Alongside the UK additions, there is Saison in San Francisco; Rockpool in Sydney, Australia; Villa René Lalique, Wingen-sur-Moder, France; newly-opened property Les Cols, Olot in Spain and La Bamba de Areco, San Antonio de Areco in Argentina.