Luxury Boutique Guest Accommodations, Roch Castle and Penrhiw Priory Shortlisted at the Welsh Hospitality Awards 2018

­Five star boutique properties, 12th century Roch Castle and 19th century Penrhiw Priory, both located in the St Davids Peninsula have been shortlisted at the Welsh Hospitality Awards 2018

Roch Castle Hotel has been shortlisted into the finals under the Romantic Hotel of the Year, and Hotel of the Year – South West Region, which is the third nomination for the property in this category, and for the past two years Roch Castle has not only won in the regional finals, but also gone on to win overall Hotel of the Year.

Penrhiw Priory has been shortlisted into the finals under the Romantic Hotel of the Year and Boutique Hotel of the Year, whilst Paula Ellis, Group General Manager of Roch Castle, Penrhiw Priory and their sister hotel, Twr y Felin, has been nominated for Best Hotel General Manager for Roch Castle.

The awards recognise and reward those within the hospitality industry that work hard to give their guests the best experience. These hotels provide the best hospitality as well as having the edge of being unique and stylish in their own way. Not only do these hotels have amazing food, excellent staff, wonderful rooms, they also provide a scenic view making it a lovely little getaway.

Set high above the landscape, Roch Castle delivers panoramic views of St Brides Bay and the Preseli Hills and is an intimate guest accommodation with just six rooms.

Penrhiw Priory has been restored with the utmost care and nestles in acres of private gardens, enveloped by woodland paths, river and meadow and includes just eight luxury bedrooms.

A warm Welsh welcome awaits to accompany the restful bedrooms, indulgent lounges and two Rosette menu at Blas Restaurant, Twr y Felin Hotel, whilst complimentary transfers are available each evening for dinner, for Roch Castle and Penrhiw Priory guests.

Paula Ellis, Group General Manager of Roch Castle, Penrhiw Priory and Twr y Felin Hotel said “We are delighted to be shortlisted for so many awards, which demonstrates that our guests love what we do. We are proud to offer unique and memorable experiences and knowing that these nominations come from our guest reviews, makes it all the more special.” 

Roch Castle won Best Serviced Accommodation at the Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence 2017 and has been recognised as Best Bed and Breakfast in Wales at the National Tourism Awards 2018. Penrhiw Priory is a Visit Wales and AA Five Gold Star property. Twr y Felin is AA Hotel of the Year Wales 2017 – 2018.