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As you find it today, Penally Abbey is a true labour of love for husband and wife team Lucas and Melanie Boissevain. Falling for the charming 18th Century property in 2014, they saw a definite niche for a small, intimate luxury hotel and top quality restaurant to serve Tenby and the surrounding area.

An interior designer by profession, it was Melanie's task to give the hotel's unique interior spaces and guest rooms an inspired new lease of life. Introducing cool, elegant lighting and colour schemes, helped by a wealth of character features and carefully selected furnishings, the house has never looked better.

The same could be said about the delightful historic grounds and hotel restaurant. Bringing a keen interest in local history and a love of great food, Lucas has dedicated himself to the task of putting Penally Abbey and its grounds firmly on the map as a different breed of hotel complementing the hotel's unique coastal surroundings and history.

  •   Afternoon Tea
    Afternoon Tea

    A relaxed ritual, where the most pressing matters are delicious homemade cakes and sandwiches, served with fine teas and coffees.

    Escape for the afternoon
  •   Summer Sunday Offer
    Summer Sunday Offer

    This July we are offering anyone who books directly with us to stay on a Sunday night to have dinner on us!

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  •   Private Dining
    Private Dining

    A family gathering, special birthday party or simply a group of friends getting together? 

    Our Courtyard space is THE perfect place to hold any event, big or small.

     

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  •   Dogs Welcome
    Dogs Welcome

    Meet Biff, our lovely Penally pup. We know how difficult it can be to holiday with a hound in tow, so we offer a selection of best-in-show dog-friendly rooms.

    Dog-friendly Rooms
  •   Penally Blog
    Penally Blog

    Our lively regular blog is here to keep you updated on going on's at the hotel and inside knowledge about Pembrokeshire from those who know...

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  •   Our Style
    Our Style

    A labour of love for Interior Designer and co-owner Melanie Boissevain, everything about Penally Abbey is consistently well considered and truly inspirational.

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  •   Penally Gift Vouchers
    Penally Gift Vouchers

    The perfect gift for Christmas!

    Why not treat someone special to a Penally Abbey Experience? From afternoon tea for two on the terrace, to a fine meal or luxury overnight stay, our gift vouchers are a treasure trove of little luxuries.

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  •   Careers at Penally
    Careers at Penally

    The hotel is family run which means our team at Penally Abbey simply makes the Boissevain family that much bigger. We feel that it is crucial that staff at Penally share the same vision and are passionate about what we are trying to achieve. 

    Join the team!
  •   Press and Reviews
    Press and Reviews

    Find out what critics and previous guests have been saying about us!

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  •   New Year's Eve Celebrations
    New Year's Eve Celebrations

    From wonderful food to live jazz, our special New Year's Eve packages are the ideal way to celebrate in style.

    Celebrate 2016