Penally Abbey

Overlooking the Pembrokeshire coast, Melanie and Lucas Boissevain’s chic hotel is ‘clearly on the up’. More

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Penally Abbey
SA70 7PY
01834 843033

Hotel information


11. 4 in coach house (100 yds), 2 on ground floor.


all year except Jan.


drawing room, snug bar, sun room, restaurant, The Courtyard private function room, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), civil wedding licence, in-room massages and beauty treatments, terrace, 1-acre lawns.

Background music

in bar and restaurant.


all ages welcomed.


allowed in bar, sun room, coach house bedrooms (not unattended), not in restaurant.

Credit cards

MasterCard, Visa.


[2017] per room B&B from £140, D,B&B from £220. À la carte £40.

Good Hotel Guide Review

Overlooking the Pembrokeshire coast, Melanie and Lucas Boissevain’s chic hotel is ‘clearly on the up’, say Guide readers this year. ‘It’s a happy place, and well run, too, with willing staff. One of the owners carried our luggage when we arrived, and was pleased to chat whenever we met during our stay.’ While away the hours in the book- and magazine-filled drawing room (‘they readily lit a fire in the afternoon, when I asked’); on a balmy day, take tea on the ‘lovely terrace’ with ‘attractive views towards the sea’. Bedrooms are individually styled; those in the coach house open directly on to the garden. ‘Up steepish stairs, our spacious, high-ceilinged room, nicely renovated, had sash windows that opened easily for air. Our bed, rather high, was large and comfortable. The room was probably the quietest I’ve ever experienced in a hotel, resulting in a good night’s sleep.’ There is a new Chef Jerry Adam. Reports please. In the morning, breakfast (‘conventional, but expertly cooked, with quality ingredients’) brings home-baked bread, local butcher’s sausages, eggs from free-range hens. (Peter and Kay Rogers, and others)

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Penally Abbey
SA70 7PY

Guest comments

'A well-run, happy place. The cooked breakfast is conventional but quality is excellent. Dinner is good in every sense, with nothing commercial about it. Everything about our room was new and nicely done. It was very quiet. There are no rooms on the ground floor but staff are very willing to help anyone with a mobility problem. ' - Peter and Kay Rogers - June, 2017
'A very friendly hotel which laughed away issues with a smile. The food was good. ' - Gwyn Morgan - April, 2017

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