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Find peace and quiet in Llanelli.

The Best Western Diplomat Hotel & Spa offers character and convenience on the outskirts of Llanelli town centre. Nestled in the peaceful village of Felinfoel, this 18th Century building is now a charming hotel that combines excellent service with good food and comfortable rooms to create the perfect getaway.
The relaxed and friendly atmosphere at this delightful hotel makes for a truly memorable stay. Our pleasant grounds, leisure suite and Spa give you even more opportunity to escape the stresses and strains of everyday life!
Just a mile from central Llanelli, the luxurious Best Western Diplomat Hotel and Spa has free parking, free Wi-Fi and a modern health club.
The hotel was built in 1810, and today its bedrooms feature stylish dcor and modern features. Each room includes a TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee facilities and a private bathroom.
Guests can relax in the luxurious New Eden Spa, with facilities including a sauna, steam room, hot tub, gym and indoor pool. A range of health and beauty treatments are also available.
Traditional Welsh and lighter continental breakfasts are served each morning. Trubshaws Restaurant, named after Concorde Chief Test Pilot and former guest Brian Trubshaws, offers a modern menu for Lunch and Dinner.
The Millennium Coastal Park, with views of the Gower Peninsula, is about 1.5 miles away. Just a 5 minute drive brings guests to the famous Parc-Y-Scarlets Rugby Stadium, home of the Llanelli Scarlets.

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Location

Felinfoel
Llanelli
Carmarthenshire
SA15 3PJ
Wales
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 03330 034113
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Summary

No children under 4 are allowed to use any of the leisure facilities at Eden Spa. Over 16 only in the gym, sauna, steam room & Jacuzzi. Rooms are either in main hotel building or in the coach house (pet friendly rooms), please check before booking. Additional cost for extra/sofa bed, contact hotel for details Breakfast and Dinner times weekend times may vary on weekends.
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Gym, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Sauna, Lift to some floors, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted £20 per pet per day
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00

Facilities

Dining and Bars

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Trubshaws

Enjoy a warm friendly atmosphere while you enjoy traditional British and continental cuisine.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 09:00
Lunch: 11:30 - 14:00
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary
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Atrium Conservatory

Relax & dine whilst viewing the fantastic vistas from our Atrium Conservatory.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 09:00
Lunch: 11:30 - 14:00
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary
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Lounge Bar

Our lounge boasts a very relaxed atmosphere to accompany your favourite tipple. Speaking of accompaniments, our pianist Aled Rees plays here on Saturday evenings.

Opening hours

06:00-12:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Machynys

A modern links championship golf course, Machynys Peninsula has been designed to challenge the best players in championship conditions and yet still be enjoyable for the higher handicapper, by utilising up to five tees per hole.(Dist.3 Miles)

Course information

Course Type: Links
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 380 Yards
Handicap required

Location

3.00 miles away in Llanelli

Facilities

Driving range
Practice ground golf facilities
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes Yes
Trolley hire Yes
Club hire Yes
Buggy hire Yes
Tuition Yes
Driving Range Yes

Spa & Leisure

Eden Spa, Designed to the highest standards for its members, hotel residents and day spa guests, Eden Spa & Health Club Llanelli is a place to relax, exercise and enjoy the therapeutic benefits of our hydro facilities in a comfortable and friendly environment.

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Spa Facilities

From massages to manicures and more, we'll take care of you beautifully here. There's a steam room, jacuzzi, sauna as well as a beauty room for added indulgence.

No. of treatment rooms: 1
Minimum guests (per booking): 1
Maximum guests (per booking): 0

children under 16 must be accommpanied by adults children under 16 must leave leisure area by5pm

Opening times

Monday: 09:00- 18:00
Tuesday: 09:00- 18:00
Wednesday: 09:00- 18:00
Thursday: 09:00- 18:00
Friday: 09:00- 18:00
Saturday: 09:00- 18:00

Treatments

We offer a range of treatments to make your me time more memorable. From head to toe, we'll take care of you in style:

Type Treatment Time (mins) price (from)
Health & Beauty Facial 40 £25.00
Hot Seaweed Wrap 75 £52.00
Mens Treatments 25 £25.00
Pedicure 45 £25.00
Salt Scrub 60 £69.00
Waxing 30 £23.00
Massage 1 Hour Full Massage 60 £50.00
30 minute Full Massage 60 £48.00
Back Massage 30 £32.00
Back, Neck Shoulder Massage 30 £37.00
Head Massage 30 £38.00
Swedish Massage 60 £45.00
Mind & Body Dermal Fillers 30 £200.00

Weddings

We pay close attention to detail here in Llanelli, and even closer attention to you and your guests! From planning a ceremony to organising accommodation for friends and family. With lots of experience in wedding planning, we'll pay huge attention to the smallest details leaving you to relax and enjoy the big day.

Wedding service and reception venue

When youre entertaining friends and family, we can enlist the help of DJs, bands, tribute acts and jazz singers. Whatever you want, well make sure your big day is followed a big night!

Catering

First class cuisine and first rate service is our trademark. With many years of experience our chef has compiled wedding menus to satisfy a broad range of tastes, whilst providing excellent food to match the occasion. Choose a starter, main course and dessert from the menu of your choice!
Anything's possible.

We've done it all, including Hot Carveries, Chinese, Indian Banquets, Finger Buffets and Continental Cuisine so we really do bring more to the table here in Llanelli!

The food we serve is as special as the surroundings you and your guests will enjoy it in. Whether you want a 3-course menu or a buffet selection, we'll take care of everything. We can even put on a hog roast or fire up the barbecue if you prefer!

Honeymoon Suite

After the best day of your life why not stay in the best room in our hotel? Our large Bridal Suite provides luxury and elegance that you will love!

Registrar

Registry office:
Carmarthenshire County Council
Town Hall
01554 744222




Get in touch with Georgina Mcdona or Mr Jenkins on

For any enquiries please call on 01554 756156

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M4, J48, 3.00 miles
Nearest train station: Llanelli, 1.00 miles
Nearest airport: Cardiff, 50.00 miles
Free parking on site (200 spaces)

Address
Felinfoel
Llanelli
Carmarthenshire
SA15 3PJ
Wales


What's nearby?

Sports

  • LLanelli Scarlets (1 miles)

  • Liberty Stadium (10 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Llanelli Watersde (2.5 miles)

  • Ffos Las (6 miles)

  • National Wetland Centre Wales (3 miles)

  • Dylan Thomas Boat House, Laugharne Wales (32 miles)

  • National Botanic Garden of Wales (14 miles)

Shopping

  • Llanelli Town Centre (1.2 miles)

  • Trostre Parc Shopping Centre (1.4 miles)

  • Carmarthen Town Centre (8 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

From Welsh Assembly conferences and Football Association events to police seminars and education conferences, we've hosted some major events in our time. Choose to organise your big day or days here and you'll be in excellent company!

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Phoenix Suite 30 6 10 10 20
Carlton Suite 350 200 60 40 300
Concorde Room 40 10 20 25 40
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 611 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 248
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Afternoon Tea

07/09/2019 sospangirl, Llanelli

How disappointing, had afternoon tea at the Diplomat this afternoon for my mums birthday. There appeared to be only one member of staff in the whole building, he took our order made the tea and coff... more

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Wedding venue

06/09/2019 Christinem1968,

We have just got married at the diplomat....and what an amazing day...sheldon was fantastic and really made us feel relaxed and that allowed us to just enjoy our day...the food was great...the service... more

Owner Response
diplomathotelwales, Assistant Office Manager at Best Western The Diplomat Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Thank you for your wonderful review, I will pass your lovely comments on to Sheldon and the management team. Many congratulations to you both!
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Nice hotel but...

04/09/2019 fisherman44, Somerset, United Kingdom

The hotel itself was very nice, and staff also especially the reception staff who went out of there way to be helpful The service very hit and miss Was very disappointed that we could only have our ev... more

Owner Response
diplomathotelwales, Assistant Office Manager at Best Western The Diplomat Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Feedback is very important to us and it was concerning to read some of your comments. I would like to take this opportunity to apologise that you had a disappointing stay at the hotel. I will take your comments on board and discuss the issues raised with the management team.
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Tired Hotel

30/08/2019 reetjones, Chester, United Kingdom

Booked this hotel with Secret Escapes it's on a main road set back on the main road in Llanelli. First impressions car Park had a lot of vans in. Never a good sign if workmen are staying at the Hotel.... more

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Not good value for money

20/08/2019 robertdwilliams, Exeter, United Kingdom

Squeaky floor above our room. Hook missing in bathroom for dressing gown. Water escaping on floor around wash basin. Thin cheap toilet paper. Poor, cheap quality sausages for breakfast . However the... more