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Emlyn Hotel Riverside Retreat (Newcastle Emlyn, United Kingdom)


Emlyn Hotel Riverside Retreat (Newcastle Emlyn, United Kingdom)

About Emlyn Hotel Riverside Retreat

Gwesty’r Emlyn Hotel is a 17th century whitewashed coaching inn turned boutique hotel showcasing many period details in the peaceful west Wales market town of Newcastle Emlyn. Featuring details like patterned wallpapers, locally-woven throws and soft furnishings, rooms include en suite bathrooms, hot drinks provisions, hairdryers and flat-screen TVs. Spacious suites and upgrade rooms are offered as is a ground floor accessible room. Conveniences include a sauna, gym and spa pool plus Wi-Fi throughout, free parking, event space and laundry service. Continental and cooked breakfasts are available. Two relaxed bars offer a light meals menu while the tastefully-decorated restaurant open for lunch and dinner serves traditional dishes made with local ingredients, Sunday roast lunches and dainty afternoon teas. Gwesty’r Emlyn Hotel is roughly 25 minutes’ drive from the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park with its spectacular cliffs, coves and award-winning sandy beaches. The National Wool Museum is ten minutes’ drive away.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets(Unavailable)
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationExcellent  (8.8 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • ServiceGood  (7.9 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (9.3 / 10)
  • Value for moneyExcellent  (8.6 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Handy town centre location

Guests felt the hotel was conveniently located in the centre of the peaceful Welsh market town of Newcastle Emlyn as it put them a short walk from bus stops, amenities, shops and dining options. Thanks to the proximity of key roads like the A484, A475 and A487, motorists could easily explore the beautiful rolling countryside along the River Teifi or drive to Cardigan, area attractions, museums and golf courses. The free parking was another plus. Lovers of walking, cycling, fishing and water-sports welcomed the proximity of the mesmerising Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Beachgoers loved having award-winning Pembrokeshire and Cardigan Bay beaches within striking distance.


Shared amenities and revamped rooms praised

Guests were upbeat about the clean, roomy, well-appointed and sympathetically-updated guest accommodation. The pleasant leisure facilities like the spa pool and gym won praise too. There was special praise for the generously-sized upgrade rooms and suites, which were often described as beautifully-decorated.


Friendly personnel and good food

Diners loved the freshly-prepared, delicious and plentiful breakfasts as well as the good food at the restaurant. Travellers often said they experienced a warm welcome from pleasant, attentive and professional personnel, who created a relaxed ambience.

Negative Reviews


Some guests had doubts over value for money

Bar prices for drinks were a little steep, according to some critics. Moreover, several budget-minded visitors occasionally doubted whether they got good value for money as the room rates reportedly weren't always that competitive.


Noise grumbles

There were claims from several light sleepers that certain rooms were exposed to occasional noise from adjacent rooms or from the restaurant and bar. Traffic noise was also audible in some rooms, it was claimed.


Unreliable Wi-Fi encountered

Although visitors were pleased there was Wi-Fi access, some said the signal was patchy in some parts of the hotel.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Parking
  3. Hotel bar
  4. Conference rooms
  5. Non-smoking rooms
  6. PC with internet
  7. Restaurant
  8. Laundry service
  9. WiFi in public areas
  10. Room service
  11. Shoe cleaning
  12. Free WiFi (public areas)
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible parking
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating
  5. Electric kettle
  6. Satellite TV
  7. WiFi
  8. Free WiFi (rooms)
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food


Bridge Street , SA38 9DU , Newcastle Emlyn , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1239)710317 | Fax: +44(1239)710792

Frequently Asked Questions about Emlyn Hotel Riverside Retreat

  • Is there a pool area at Emlyn Hotel Riverside Retreat?

    No, Emlyn Hotel Riverside Retreat doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Emlyn Hotel Riverside Retreat?

    No, Emlyn Hotel Riverside Retreat doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Emlyn Hotel Riverside Retreat?

    Yes, Emlyn Hotel Riverside Retreat provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • Where is Emlyn Hotel Riverside Retreat located?

    Emlyn Hotel Riverside Retreat is located in Bridge Street, SA38 9DU, Newcastle Emlyn, United Kingdom.

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