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There is a bowling alley 5 miles from the hostel for those rainy days.

We are 5 minutes walk off the Wales Coastal path.


The Wales Coastal path, now open, enables walkers to walk the length of the coast of Wales and incorporates the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path.


The hostel offers accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere with on site amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible.


Public buses run to and from Carmarthen where you can connect to all major cities in the UK.

For drivers we have ample free parking.

We are 4 miles from the Wales route 4 Cycle trail.



The Pant yr Athro has has two bars serving a carefully selected range of Beers, Wines, Ciders and Spirits. The Bars are comfortably decorated in a Mexican style to give the Hacienda feel, many of the souvenirs collected from Mexico on Ken's frequent visits there. The Bars offer traditional pub games and hold regular theme evenings throughout the year.

The restaurant serves a range of food from Bar snacks, to Main Meals - Specialising in Mexican cuisine. All the meals are prepared on the premises using the finest local ingredients - subject to availability. For those who fancy trying Mexican cuisine there is always something to choose from. A takeaway service is also available.

The Pant yr Athro is available for...Functions. Weddings, Christenings and Private Parties.


*** Rates for 2021 ***


£20.00 per bunk

Booking Recommended

Open 24 Hours All Year Round



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

Booking Recommended

Open 24 Hours All Year Round   (Except for January)

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