Twr y Felin Hotel Crowned Best Serviced Accommodation Over 12 Rooms at The Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards
Twr y Felin Hotel, Wales’ first contemporary art hotel located in St Davids has been crowned a winner at the Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards just 8 months after opening.
Finalist in the Best Serviced Accommodation over 12 rooms category, Twr y Felin was announced as the winner at the awards ceremony in Haverfordwest on Thursday 10th November.
Organised by Pembrokeshire Tourism, the awards celebrate the wide range of businesses that underpin the Pembrokeshire tourism industry which is now worth approximately £525 million.
Paula Ellis, Group General Manager of Twr y Felin Hotel, Roch Castle and Penrhiw Hotel, said: “We are thrilled to have won this important award within our first year of opening and to be embraced by the Pembrokeshire tourism industry in this way.
“We are very proud to be a Pembrokeshire hotel and strive to provide all of our guests with the warm Welsh welcome that epitomises Welsh hospitality. It is great to see the continued growth of Pembrokeshire tourism and we are very excited to see what the future holds for this beautiful part of the world.”
Twr y Felin Hotel is a former windmill that has been restored and extended and is now home to 21 rooms including a suite which spans three floors and occupies the original windmill tower, boasting 360 degree views over the St Davids peninsula.
The hotel, which officially opened in March this year, features over 100 pieces of specially commissioned works of art inspired by Pembrokeshire, created by Welsh, British and international artists.
Twr y Felin Hotel is also home to Blas, a fine dining restaurant featuring fresh locally sourced produce under head chef Simon Coe.
Together with Penrhiw Hotel, a former vicarage also located on the St Davids peninsula, and Roch Castle, a luxurious 12th century castle, Twr y Felin completes a trio of luxury hotels and exclusive stay properties created by Welsh-born international architect and patron of contemporary art, Keith Griffiths.
The Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards consist of 15 different categories including; Best Access for the Disabled Visitor, Best Eating Out Experience, Best Pembrokeshire Experience/Day Out, Best Marketing Campaign, Best Event, Best Holiday Park, Caravan Park/Campsite, Best Non-Serviced Accommodation 3 Units or Less, Best Non-Serviced Accommodation Over 3 Units, Best Non-Serviced Accommodation Under 12 Rooms, Best Non-Serviced Accommodation 12+ Rooms, Best Customer Service Team, Exciting New Business or Owner, Finest Pembrokeshire Breakfast, Sustainable Tourism and Best Supplier.