Twr y Felin Hotel
Just a short walk from the centre of the gorgeous little city of St Davids, Twr y Felin Hotel is ideally situated for exploring one of the loveliest counties in Wales. The scenery in this part of the world can be breathtaking, and the hotel is only ten minutes away from the 186-mile long-Pembrokeshire Coast Path, so is ideally placed for all kinds of hiking trips. The Oriel y Parc Park Visitor Centre and Gallery is actually opposite the hotel and hosts the changing exhibitions of the National Museum Wales collections.
But that's not all. A former windmill set in its own grounds, and dating back to 1806, Twr y Felin itself has been superbly recently converted to an award-winning luxury hotel, with 21 en-suite bedrooms including two fabulous suites. There’s no doubt that the best room in house is the Windmill Tower suite, spread over three stories with a spacious bedroom and lounge above and a spiral staircase which takes you to the original observatory located on the highest floor of the hotel... with spectacular 360-degree views of the whole peninsula, including the nearby coastline at Caerfai Bay. But the other rooms are equally well-appointed, and all have robes, slippers, aromatherapy toiletries, Sky TV and iPod docking stations, digital radios, Nespresso coffee makers and kettles as well as a mini fridge. The public spaces too are seriously chic, with sumptuous grey and black furnishings, subdued lighting and a wealth of contemporary art, most of it commissioned specially for the hotel and inspired by the St Davids Peninsula. Indeed Twr y Felin revels in its location, and above all in its 'Welshness'. The menu of its restaurant – ‘Blas’ (literally, ‘Taste’ in Welsh) – reflects the seasonal produce of Welsh farms and has garnered two AA rosettes. As you might expect, local specialities such as Welsh lamb, crab, laverbread (a seaweed delicacy) and great Welsh cheeses feature prominently. The Cornel Bar and Oriel Lounge are also noteworthy as cool places to hang out in the surroundings of some very impressive artworks. All in all, Twr y Felin is a rare thing: a place where you can immerse yourself in Wales, and do so in the most elegant and contemporary of surroundings.
The Owner Says
Built in 1806 as a working windmill, today Twr y Felin is Wales’ first contemporary art hotel, located in Britain’s smallest city, St Davids. Offering a ‘Croeso Cynnes’ – ‘warm Welsh welcome’, stay on bed and breakfast basis or choose to dine at two Rosette Blas restaurant. We are open daily for breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and drinks.
Our favourite room
The Tyddewi Tower Suite offers three floors of luxury. Head up the original observatory for 360 degree views of the St Davids Peninsula. An absolute must at sunset.
The local area
St Davids, Britain's smallest city is steeped in history and is the gateway to numerous cultural experiences. Surrounded by art galleries and the natural environment, it's the perfect place to settle for a few days.
Best local places to eat and drink
We have to choose our own restaurant Blas of course!
Why stay with us?
Stay with us for contemporary luxury, fine dining and the warmest of Welsh welcomes. And surrounded by spectacular landscape and coastline, vast beaches and endless miles of coast path. Why wouldn't you stay?
Twenty One en-suite guest bedrooms including two fabulous suites.
Bed and Breakfast – from £190 per room per night
Open all year.
Follow signs for the A487 to St Davids and continue along the A487 for 15 miles passing through Newgale and Solva.
After entering St Davids, take second left into Caerfai Road and then the third left into Twr y Felin Hotel.
Follow A40 Haverfordwest until sign for A4219 to St Davids.
Turn right onto A4219 and follow road around and over railway bridge to T- junction with the A487. At T- junction turn left onto A487, signposted to St Davids.
Continue along the A487 for 12 miles to St Davids.
Follow the one way system along New Street to the T-junction.
Turn left onto the High Street, turn right onto Caerfai Road and then take the third left into Twr y Felin Hotel.
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