In July 2017, this exclusive luxury boutique hotel was acquired by husband and wife team Linda and Mark Clayton- Evans. The pair collectively bring years of experience in the hospitality industry to the table steering the hotel to its royal destiny. Linda and Mark were married in 1990 and, together, they bring a strong partnership as well as individual and collective strengths to their growing business.
Linda and Mark who own Marlin Hospitality, with their joint business, leadership and hospitality skills, are ensuring that The Gower Hotel is a force to be reckoned with in the industry.
Linda has worked for fortune 500 companies and in the hospitality business for years which makes her the ideal person to head up front of house and oversee the management of the Hotel. Mark also brings years of hospitality experience with him and works as the food developer, closely with their Executive Chef to ensure the best produce is selected and high standards maintained in the hotel’s menu selection.
The boutique hotel boasts 14 gorgeous, bespoke rooms which are all en-suite. Each luxury designed room encapsulates the hotel’s ethos of making each and every guest feel like royalty. Three of the rooms are luxury signature rooms which are ideal for that special occasion such as an anniversary, birthday or even a honeymoon. One of the rooms features a cast iron rolled top bath in the middle of the room, perfect for newlyweds.
The hotel is ideally placed in the Gower Peninsula with the infamous Three Cliffs and beautiful surrounding coastline and woodlands on its doorstep. The hotel is a dog-friendly establishment and has rooms available specifically for you and your pet.
Monroe’s Restaurant and Bar, situated within the hotel is open to all and captures the hedonistic characteristics of Marilyn Monroe; the inspiration behind the décor, where you can step back in time and immerse yourself into the glamorous world of 1950’s Hollywood.
Food is a major attraction of the hotel, with people coming from near and far to sample the delights of the professional kitchen brigade who can often be seen picking the fresh herbs from the garden to use in many of their mouth-watering dishes.
Overseeing the hotel, is the General Manager of Marlin Hospitality, Chantelle Monaghan, who hails from South Africa, with true warmth and charm, as well as being well versed in the travel industry with over sixteen years’ experience, as well as having worked with Linda for several years in Africa, all guests will be in the best and most capable hands.
So, if you’re looking for a glamorous, boutique styled hotel in the heart of the Gower Peninsula for a romantic weekend getaway, business stopover, private celebration or event, then the dedicated and professional team will ensure that everything runs like clockwork and will be an occasion that will be memorable.
If you haven’t yet booked your Christmas and New Year parties, then the Gower Hotel would love to welcome you and would encourage you to visit their website for more details on what’s on offer over the festive period.
The Gower Hotel
11 Church Lane,