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Boutique Fowey hotel appoints new manager

By Western Morning News  |  Posted: August 13, 2014

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Martin Nicholas has been promoted after eight years working as assistant hotel manager at The Old Quay House Hotel in Fowey, south Cornwall.

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A boutique Cornish hotel has appointed a new hotel manager.

Martin Nicholas has been promoted after eight years working as assistant hotel manager at The Old Quay House Hotel in Fowey, south Cornwall.

Owner of The Old Quay House, Jane Carson, said: “Martin is a fantastic member of the team, he’s always cheerful and our guests absolutely love him.

“We’re enjoying a busy summer here in Fowey and Martin has stepped into the role wonderfully. He is a real asset to us and knows the hotel and the surrounding area inside out.”

Martin, who grew up in Cornwall, has worked at many of the UK’s top four star hotels including Savill Court in Windsor, Ettingham Park Hotel in Stratford-Upon-Avon and Landhydrock Golf Club in north Cornwall.

The award winning Old Quay House Hotel was originally built as a refuge for seamen.

The whitewashed Victorian building is found amongst Fowey’s restaurants, cafés and galleries.

Since taking on the role of hotel manager, Martin has launched a new ‘Fizz and Chips’ summer deal and organised a special package with international theatre company Kneehigh. The package, which includes a two night stay at the hotel, a three course meal in Q restaurant and tickets to Dead Dog in a Suitcase at the Lost Gardens of Heligan,

Martin said: “I’m delighted to have taken on this new role here at The Old Quay House. Fowey is such a beautiful place to work and I really enjoy meeting and helping our guests.

“I feel like that’s something that really sets us apart at The Old Quay House - we provide a friendly and genuine level of service and many of our guests return year after year.”

With views over the Fowey Estuary and a popular restaurant, The Old Quay House was named ‘Best Cornish Hotel’ in the 2013 Good Hotel Guide.

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