Hoteliers since 1896, the Grose family and their team have a tradition of giving committed service and warm hospitality to guests and visitors to Thurlestone Hotel. Their mission statement is “We strive to exceed our guests' expectations so they wish to return.”
Matthew Grose, Managing Director and the fifth generation of the Grose family to take on the stewardship of Thurlestone Estates - The Thurlestone Hotel and Mullion Cove Hotel in Cornwall. Matthew has worked in all areas of the business. email@example.com
Tim Hassell, Estates Director. Tim is a 4th generation hotelier and has a long association with Thurlestone Hotel, working as an assistant manager in the mid 90's before returning to his family business near Dartmoor. He is now back to assist with capital projects and help Matthew set the vision for Thurlestone in the future. firstname.lastname@example.org
Alex McEwen, General Manager. Alex has had a long-standing link with Thurlestone since he was a teenager and is married to Matthew’s sister, Emily. He trained with the Savoy Group and has been General Manager for several boutique hotels, most recently The Five Arrows and The Dairy at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire.
Sophie Pine, Assistant Manager – Front of House/Events. Sophie supports our Front of House Team as well as organising our events. She also oversees the daily running of the hotel. email@example.com
John Knights, Assistant Manager, John brings with him a wealth of experience in customer service, having been employed in the retail field as a Food Manager with Sainsburys and previously in the hospitality business. As well as Duty Manager responsibilities, John also oversees the health and safety and HR throughout the hotel. firstname.lastname@example.org
Dayana Guillot, Restaurant Manager. Dayana has joined the team as an experienced Restaurant Manager, who has worked in 5 star hotels here in Devon. Trevilder@thurlestone.co.uk
Hugh Miller, Executive Chef. Hugh joined Thurlestone from the QE2. He has worked for the Grose family for nearly 20 years and knows many of our regular guests' culinary tastes and preferences. Hugh is often called upon to create special celebratory meals and is allergen trained and happy to meet with guests to discuss specific menus or dietary requirements. email@example.com
Natalie Warner, Spa Manager. Natalie joins us from the Berkeley in London where she was employed as the Health Club and Spa Manager. She has been a beauty therapist for over 10 years now and absolutely loves the industry. firstname.lastname@example.org
Shona Iles, Head Housekeeper. Shona has been employed at Thurlestone for nearly 30 years and has seen all the changes at the hotel especially with the bedrooms. email@example.com
Teresa Hamilton, Reservations and Marketing. Teresa provides a valuable input to our revenue and marketing as well as supporting our Front Office team. She was our Reception Manager for many years and has worked at the hotel for over 35 years. firstname.lastname@example.org
Tracey Putt, Reception Manager. Tracey is likely to be one of the first people that guests meet on arrival at Thurlestone. She has worked with the family for 18 years and knows the answer to every question about the hotel, its facilities, what to do and where to go in the local area. email@example.com
Peter Hvisc, Head Porter. Peter has been helping guests for the last 14 years. If you like the honey served at breakfast then it is more than likely that it came from one of the hives that Peter looks after.
Scott Woodall, Village Inn Manager. Scott returned to manage the Village Inn 3 years ago, having previously worked as a barman in the hotel. Scott is popular with locals and guests who enjoy the relaxed ambience of the Village Inn. firstname.lastname@example.org
Salcombe Gin School Staycation
The perfect mid-week ‘Salcombe Gin School Staycation’ for two.
Bookings must be made after 1st September 2019.
Enjoy a one night stay at Thurlestone Hotel & Spa, a luxury hotel and spa situated on the gorgeous South Devon coast and a Gin School lesson for two at Salcombe Gin’s outstanding distilling laboratory for adults. . Whether you’re looking for total relaxation or a taste of adventure, Thurlestone Hotel offers an idyllic retreat. Their beautifully appointed sea view and luxury rooms are perfect for seaside breaks, while guests also love their excellent food, spa and leisure facilities.
Relax at this idyllic retreat which is just a short taxi ride away from our distillery and enjoy a Gin School lesson for two to share, where you will take charge of a beautiful mini copper pot still to develop and distil your very own 70cl bottle of gin.