The property, set on a 50-acre estate, was built in 1871 as a private residence by Sir Henry Robertson, an industrialist and railway entrepreneur who set up much of Wales’ steam railway infrastructure. Its entrance portico depicts a steam locomotive in frescoed stonework.
The luxury hotel features 18 individually-designed bedrooms in the main house, including two in turrets, and an additional four garden suites within the grounds. Some rooms have views of the Berwyn Mountains and others have rolltop baths.
Palé Hall also features three dining spaces. The Henry Robertson Dining Room has been awarded 3-AA Rosettes for its cuisine and a Michelin green star for its sustainable practises. This restaurant is overseen by head chef Gareth Stevenson, who has created five-course and eight-course tasting menus based around local and seasonal produce.
Meanwhile, The Huntsman Bar and Bistro provides lunch and dinner alongside an all-day service of drinks and coffee. The hotel’s third dining space, The Venetian, is a theatrical-inspired room, and can also seat up to 18 guests for private dining events.
Other features include “extensive” grounds with a sunken garden, a resident donkey and Shetland ponies, a library lounge, badminton and croquet on the lawn, a pond, full or half-day guided fly fishing sessions and e-bike hire.
Debbie Cappadona, general manager, Palé Hall Hotel, said: “We are delighted to have been accepted into Pride of Britain Hotels’ prestigious hotel collection.”
Kalindi Juneja, CEO, Pride of Britain Hotels, added: “Palé Hall is a wonderful addition to Pride of Britain Hotels. We are delighted to welcome such a notable property as our fourth Welsh member.”