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Coastal Park Hotel
Ranked #6 of 11 Llanelli B&B and Inns
London
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Website tells a different story”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2012

Extremely thin walls - I could hear the man next door snoring. Very loud every time someone went in or out of their room, the room; a lot of creaking doors. Can hear people walking around all the time.

Very small rooms, one didn't even have a door to th bathroom

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Joe W
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
81 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2012

I stayed here last week because I had a job interview in the area. Got a taxi from the train station which was very close to the hotel, only about £4. Was welcomed warmly by a young woman at the reception and shown to my room. The room was ideal en - suite with a double bed, hairdryer and telly. Slept well, but there was no duvet only a sheet, which was fine because it was Summer but hopefully you'd get a proper Duvet in Winter. Next day, I'd booked a taxi but it didn't arrive, so the restaurant manager (or hotel manager - not sure, sorry!) said he'd take me ASAP - so kind! Slept well again the next night, lovely food in the restaurant too. Next day I needed to go to station, went downstairs to check - out and the manager offered me a lift to the train station and went to the cash machine on the way, so lovely! If I was in Llanelli again I would definitely stay here again. I'm only 21 but wasn't scared at all staying there, felt so friendly and warm! Give it a visit!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank sera r
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2012

From a hotel point of view, the Coastal Park is more of a restaurant/grill with rooms.
Let's get the less positive elements out of the way first. The rooms are comfortable (good beds, plenty of towels & pillows, kettle), but are a little let down by poor sound-proofing and unbelievably complex bathroom equipment which functions only moderately well. Having said that, the rooms are not expensive -- so maybe I'm being a bit of a curmudgeon.
On the positive side, the Coastal Park features a restaurant that many local people dress up to go to -- and it's easy to understand why. The menu is very varied, the quality of both ingredients and preparation is generally good, and it would be very difficult to complain about the portion sizes. I've stayed there three times, for two nights on each visit, and I've never been remotely tempted to go outside the hotel to eat. At the time of writing, prices are set at about £5-6 for the average starter and £13-14 for the average main course. It is possible to pay extra for side dishes of vegetables, but quite unnecessary. The wine list is short, but well judged, and offers several very acceptable options for less than £15 per bottle.
Best of all, though, are the people. Both the proprietors and the staff fall over themselves to be helpful. There are many much more expensive establishments where you would feel less welcome. Attentive service from delightful people.
I'll be back next year!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank David-the-Hun-gry
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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2012

We stayed here for 1 night after cycling around Pembrokeshire and couldn't have been happier. The owner was really friendly, made us feel relaxed and let us keep our bikes inside. The room was extremely clean, the bed was very comfortable and the jacuzzi bath was fantastic.
They opened breakfast earlier than normal as we had an early train to catch, the food was freshly prepared and delicious. Great value for money and couldn't recommend it highly enough!

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Bloomatron
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2012

Just needed to be in Llanelli for one night and this place had good reviews so I thought I would give it a go. I was a bit concerned about there being no photos of the front but when we got there it looked absolutely fine. It was very busy so the car parks were full but we were able to get a space on the road outside, you don't need permits over weekend.

As has been mentioned before by other people the back entrance to the car park was not the best (down a back alley where all the bins are kept from all the houses), maybe they could have a go at smartening it up a little bit but I doubt they can stop people dumping rubbish bags out there until collection day.

The staff were all friendly and helpful and we were shown to our room. It was basic but just what we needed and everything was clean and worked well. The bed was comfortable . There was a bit of noise when other people came up to bed, i think the walls are quite thin but this was only for 5-10 minutes per time and is just something you have to put up with in a busy hotel.

We decided to eat in the Grill because we had arrived quite late. We had to wait a short time to get a table because they were busy but they had a bar and seating area. The food was very good and there was lots of it.

Breakfast in the morning was good as well.

I would definately stay here again if I was back in the area.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank AstwoodLogCabins
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Newton;, Swansea
Level Contributor
37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2012

Room clean but lacking certain essentials. No bath mat, no tissues, no bedside lamp, many of the blinds were broken. Light in dressing room not working and despite the efforts of the friendly owner to fix it could not be fixed. He provided a lamp which did not work albeit it was new out of the box. Television on in the breakfast room was not conducive to a peaceful breakfast. Lighting very dull in this room. For the price of £65 for the room and breakfast I would expect better.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Mowilliams
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Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2011

Very clean, staff are friendly and helpful and the food was delicious. Great value for money.
Thanks !

  • Stayed November 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank ClaireR130
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Property: Coastal Park Hotel
Address: Hotel Hotel 86 Queen Victoria Road, Llanelli SA15 2TH, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Carmarthenshire > Llanelli
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Llanelli
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Coastal Park Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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