Camelot Castle Hotel Tintagel and Scientologists John & Irina Mappin and Ted Stourton Camelot Castle Hotel. Warning! 140 'terrible' 1* TripAdvisor reviews. Do your research! These people are pushing scientology on guests, visitors, staff and local residents Camelot Castle Hotel in Tintagel, Cornwall is a run-down hotel with masses of negative press online. For most people it's a creepy place where the owners try to sell guests awful paintings, bad accomodation and scientology ideas. If you take the time to check out what most of the world thinks of scientology, that's probably bad enough. Want to know more about Camelot Castle Hotel and its scientologist owners, then read this interesting thread More serious, however, are allegations made by past employees about their treatment by the scientologists - from appalling living conditions to the forced indoctrination of the Polish workers into the cult and even the 'disappearance' of those who question the cult ethos. Online reviews are split between the 'truly dreadful, house of horror' reviews and what appear to be 5* fake reviews posted by hotel 'friends'. If you're thinking about staying there and have found this thread - take a good hard look at the discussions you will find everywhere online about this hotel and about scientology - the 'religion' that this hotel is being used as a front for. This week, the hotel owners Mappin and Stourton mass-mailed the people of Tintagel a scientology DVD in their attempt to recruit more parents and educators to their cult. Scientology targets the most vulnerable people to recruit. Children, drug addicts, criminals in jail and struggling artists for starters (see their 'education' DVDs, Narconon and Criminon programmes as well as Camelot Castle Hotel's 'artist in residence' scheme offering free 'accommodation'). If that all sounds a bit heavy, let e tell you the basics of what scientologists are all about.