Located on the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast, Merlewood Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Saundersfoot Harbor. With impressive sea views and free parking, there is also a seasonal swimming pool.

The traditional rooms at the Merlewood have private bathrooms and tea and coffee facilities. All rooms also have a TV and hairdryer, and some have magnificent sea views. Free Wi-Fi is also available in public areas.

The bar features a terrace with outdoor seating. There is also a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, open from the end of May to 01 September.

Close to the Pembrokeshire National Parks Costal Path, which runs for 186 miles, Merlewood is surrounded by beautiful countryside and walking tracks. The sandy beaches of Saundersfoot are just 5 minutes’ walk away, and Saundersfoot town center is a 10-minute walk.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Merlewood Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sep 9, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Closest beaches
  • Saundersfoot Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    950 feet from property
  • Monkstone Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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  • Hi there, I was just wondering if your outdoor pool is open at the moment? Just thought I’d check as I wasn’t sure what the covid guidelines were. Thanks!
    Hi, Sorry not open yet. Waiting for announcement on 30th July from Welsh Government. Kind regards Pauline
    Answered on July 26, 2020
  • I see you are offering 2 small double rooms for a famlly of 2 adults and 2 children. are the rooms conjoining , how does it work? Thanks
    Hello, There are some rooms next door to each other.(subject to availability) or a Family room x 4 may be an option? Kind regards Pauline Williams
    Answered on May 20, 2020
  • Private Bathroom - are these en-suite or situated away from the bedroom? Thank you
    Hello! Thank you for your message. The private bathroom is within the bedroom layout. Kind regards PW
    Answered on May 22, 2021
  • Do you allow dogs
    Thank you for your message! I'm sorry, we do not allow pets. Kind regards P. Williams
    Answered on May 1, 2021
  • Are pets allowed can dog be with us at breakfast c
    Hi Thank you for your enquiry. I am sorry we do not accept pets. Kind regards Pauline Williams
    Answered on July 25, 2020
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Amenities of Merlewood Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
  • Beach
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal (temporarily closed)
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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2:00 PM - 9:30 PM


8:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
£10 per child, per night

Prices for cribs aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Merlewood Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

This property cannot accommodate guests that travel with pets.

Please note that the swimming pool is only open seasonally, from Whitsun (May Bank Holiday) until 01 September, and is for the use of hotel residents exclusively.

Please note that the hotel is only suitable for couple and families. This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties. The hotel reserves the right to cancel any such bookings.

Please note that sea view rooms are subject to an additional charge.

Please note that bookings which are made for longer periods (one week or more) will be subject to different deposit conditions. The property shall contact the guest prior to arrival to clarify the conditions.

Kindly note that Merlewood Hotel does not allow extra people, above the number of guests booked in each room.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Swimming pool: Closed from Sun, Mar 06, 2022 until Sat, May 28, 2022

Swimming pool: Closed from Thu, Sep 01, 2022 until Wed, May 31, 2023

FAQs about Merlewood Hotel

  • Check-in at Merlewood Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Merlewood Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Beach
    • Swimming pool

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Merlewood Hotel by:

    • Train 4h 15min

  • The prices at Merlewood Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, Merlewood Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Merlewood Hotel is 1,150 feet from the center of Saundersfoot.

  • Guests staying at Merlewood Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free

  • Room options at Merlewood Hotel include:

    • Twin
    • Single
    • Double
    • Family
    • Triple

  • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Merlewood Hotel.