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The Gower Hotel

Bishopston, United Kingdom
  • It's well placed for visiting the Gower Peninsula's beaches & villages
  • There's a restaurant with a seasonal menu that features fresh local produce
  • It has a bar with an extensive drinks menu
  • There are plenty of places to relax with a drink, including the conservatory lounge & the terrace
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11 Church Lane
Bishopston, Swansea, SA3 3JT
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This family-run hotel and restaurant is in the Bishopston Valley, within a short drive of the Gower Peninsula's pretty villages, secluded beaches and coastal beauty spots. 

The pubs and eateries of Mumbles, which is considered the gateway to the Gower, are around a 10-minute drive from the hotel. There are plenty of walking trails in the Gower, which was Britain's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. One such walk, described as "challenging" by the National Trust, takes in the Bishopston Valley before reaching Pwll Du Bay, one of the Gower's most remote beaches. More accessible beaches, such as Caswell Bay, which is popular with surfers and families, are just a short drive from the hotel. Swansea, Wales's second largest city, is just six miles away.

The hotel's restaurant and bar are called Dylan's in homage to the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. The restaurant uses fresh local ingredients where possible to create a seasonal menu of dishes. Some of the vegetables and herbs used in the restaurant are grown in the kitchen garden. Images of the poet and his wife Caitlin decorate the walls of the smart contemporary dining room. There's a conservatory, a terrace that overlooks the front garden, and a tiered grassed garden with tables and chairs to the rear of the hotel. Dylan's Bar offers an extensive drinks menu including ciders and real ales.

The individually designed rooms have creature comforts such as free Wi-Fi and hair straighteners. Some have private terraces. There are nine rooms in the main house and three separate chalet-style lodges. The hotel is family friendly and dogs are allowed in the lodge rooms.


  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly


  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer


  • Complimentary parking
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Pets allowed


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 11am

    You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

    National Rating
    This property has received its official star rating from Visit Wales.

    Know Before You Go

    • One child 3 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
    • This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 10 for adults and GBP 10 for children (approximately)
    • Pet fee: GBP 15.00 per pet, per night
    • Early check-in fee: GBP 10
    • Late check-out fee: GBP 10
    • A television is available for an additional fee
    • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 25 per night

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Getting there

Cardiff Airport is around 45 miles from the hotel. Swansea railway station is about six miles from the hotel, or about a 20-minute drive away. Expect to pay in the region of £20 in a taxi from the station. There is free car parking at the hotel.


  • 11 Church Lane
  • Bishopston, Swansea, SA3 3JT
  • United Kingdom

Customer Service

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Tel: 1-877-966-0000

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm ET, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

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