Palé Hall Hotel, Bala

Palé Estate, Llandderfel, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7PS, +44(0) 1539 888 025

One of the finest luxury hotels in North Wales, with Victorian Gothic architecture.

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What we love heart
  • Striking Architecture
  • Enchanting Setting
  • Period Features
Palé Hall Overview
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Dog Friendly
  • Children Welcome
  • 24hr Room Service
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Fishing
  • Civil Ceremonies
  • Baby Sitting
  • Walking/Jogging trails
  • Mountain Biking

Peering through the trees within the sprawling wooded grounds overlooking the Dee Valley, Palé Hall Hotel near Bala stands against the mountainous backdrop of Snowdonia National Park. Following a multi-million pound refurbishment, this has become one of the most magnificent country house hotels in Wales. Sympathetically restored to enhance original features such as period fireplaces and the most ornate ceilings, this labour of love has been one of the biggest successes of the hotel industry in recent years.

Luxury Hotel in North Wales

The approach to the Grade II Listed, Victorian Gothic building presents a feast for the eyes. As you try desperately to take in the jaw-dropping surroundings, glimpses of imposing turrets and mountains come in and out of view from behind the clusters of colourful, leafy canopies. This truly is one of the most enchanting settings you will come across.

There is something so different and magical about this country house hotel in Wales that makes it stand out from other Snowdonia hotels. Not only does the setting tug on your heartstrings, inside it has such a special atmosphere that makes you instantly feel at home.

The resplendent entrance hall features a hand-carved staircase that winds above a grand piano and leads into public rooms and three unique dining rooms. Antiques and original paintings adorn the rooms and vie for your attention as you find your way around.

Palé Hall is one of the finest 5 Star hotels in Wales and has played host to notable figures throughout its lifetime, including Queen Victoria and Sir Winston Churchill.

The 18 bedrooms are equally as impressive and while they still retain their historic charm, they also introduce contemporary design, with sophisticated wallpapers, luxurious furnishings and showstopping bathrooms. Whether you long for a romantic four poster bed or a roll top bath, each room is wonderfully appointed with remarkable attention to detail.

Dining is at the very heart of Palé Hall hotel, with Gareth Stevenson taking the helm in the kitchen. Discovering the finest ingredients from local producers and blending them with his own inimitable culinary techniques, Gareth has gained the restaurant 3 AA Rosettes through his creative and accomplished dishes.


Facilities at Palé Hall have been scrupulously considered to provide guests with a luxurious and unique experience.

Fine Dining at Palé Hall Hotel

Headed by Gareth Stevenson, the kitchen at Palé Hall consistently delivers award winning dishes created using the finest local and seasonal produce, gaining the restaurant 3 AA Rosettes for its excellence in fine dining.

There are three grand rooms available for private dining at the hotel.

The Venetian

Formerly the building’s kitchen, this is an elegant room with a Venetian theme running throughout. Crystal chandeliers hang from the ceiling and Venetian mirrors adorn the wall in this striking room, which can seat up to 18 guests.

The Henry Robertson Dining Room

Perfect for larger celebrations, this striking dining room can seat up to 40 guests banquet style. The intricate ceiling and imposing fireplace add the wow factor to this setting.

The Library

Ideal for more intimate occasions, The Library seats up to ten guests. This is a cosy space filled with bookshelves, fine stencilling and a roaring open fire.

Things to do in Snowdonia

Snowdonia is Wales’ beautiful National Park and is home to countless attractions and mesmerising scenery. Owing to its dramatic landscapes, the park lends itself to a wide range of outdoor activities. From fishing, cycling and walking to more adrenalin-fuelled watersports, you’ll find something to suit all ages. Families should head to King Arthur’s Labyrinth, Glasfry Parc or Green Wood Forest Park to keep the children entertained. For the adventure seekers, Zip World and Go Below Underground Adventures are sure to test your mettle.

Palé Hall Rooms

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