The Gower Hotel

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • 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

Map & Directions

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.

Rooms & Rates

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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


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Pets: Pets allowed

Cancellation: 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

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 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 10 (subject to availability)
  • 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.

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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