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The Hostel is located in the beautiful countryside 2 miles from the beach at Llansteffan and is six miles form the bustling market town of Carmarthen, birthplace of the wizard Merlin, from the legend of King Arthur.

The accommodation consists of dorms, private rooms, en-suite rooms, family rooms and chalets with private facilities.

For the hostel, there is a shared kitchen and dining area. A pleasant lounge area to relax, talk or watch TV. Hot showers. Free wifi .

The Hostel  offers something for everyone. The virtually traffic free lanes are perfect for cyclists (we are 3 miles from the route 4 South Wales cycle route). We are on the Wales Coastal Path for those who enjoy a bit of exercise 




£20.00 per bunk 

Booking Recommended

Open 24 Hours for 11 months (closed in January)


For Further Information Contact

Ken Knuckles

Pant yr Athro International Hostel

Llansteffan Carmarthen Carmarthenshire SA33 5AJ South Wales United Kingdom


Tel: ( 44 ) 01267 241014



  • Self Catering Kitchen

  • TV lounge

  • Free wifi

  • Central heating

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bedding supplied
  • Free off road parking

Our high quality cedar clad chalets come fully equipped, with everything you need for your stay.

The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need to prepare your meals. 

Two bedrooms, one with a double bed and another room with 2 single beds.

The Three Bedroom chalet offers even more space and sleeps 7 - with a living room, bathroom, 3 bedrooms and kitchen.

Bedroom 1 - Has double and a single

Bedroom 2 - Has a double

Bedroom 3 - Two singles



The comfortable lounge includes a colour television & dining table in both chalets.

The chalets are a short stroll from the Hostel where you are free to enjoy the Bar and Restaurant facilities there.

Surrounded by magnificent countryside and views of Llansteffan, this is the ideal base for your holiday in the Principality.


Full Accommodation Details:

Bathroom with Toilet and Power Shower

The heated indoor swimming pool has been refurbished for this season and offers changing facilities, picnic tables and spectator seating. The swimming pool is permanently manned by the park life guard so parents can let children swim in safety. 

Pool is open Seasonally - for details please enquire further.

A Children's Play Area is on-site and includes swings, slides, climbing frame.



Laundry facilities are available on-site - using coin operated machines.


Prices vary by season - please contact the hostel for up-to-date pricing - Max 4 or 7 people - depending on Chalet chosen.

Booking Recommended




After traveling the world for 20 years, Ken has stayed at almost every type of hostel and has tried to create what is quite an amazing place to stay.

The hostel is comfortable and relaxing with a decor reflecting the numerious countries he has visited. The atmosphere and personal attention at the hostel is reputed to be the best in Wales.

If you are traveling the world yourself or just exploring Wales, Ken is a wealth of information. "We're not a town hostel, we are in a beautiful area of the countryside and offer a relaxed safe atmosphere for all ages and families" says Ken. "no worries here".


For further Information Contact Ken          

(Japanese also spoken)



The Pant yr Athro International Hostel




SA33 - 5AJ

South Wales

Tel :(44) 01267 - 241014          E:mail:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



From The M4 - from the East - merges to the A40.

From the A40...To Carmarthen

- Left after B&Q roundabout towards St. Clears

- First left on to B4312 signed to Llansteffan

- 5 Miles along this road you will see a signpost for the HOSTEL


By Train

- From CarmarthenTrain Station walk across foot bridge over the river to the Bus Station

(The Bus Station is 6 miles from the hostel - Bus times shown in Bus tab)

Bus Timetable

Local bus - Near the Hostel   (Mondays to Saturdays ONLY - No Sunday Service)


Carmarthen to Pantyrathro




2.10 pm



Pantyrathro to Carmarthen