The Chapel House, 18 Chapel Street, Mumbles, SA3 4NH

Call Adam Gilbert on 01792 362 129 / 07717793890


Opened in Summer 2019, The Chapel House is Swansea's only boutique hostel and a sanctuary for adventurers. Catering for travellers from around the world it is just 5 minutes from the centre of Swansea. Nestling between Oystermouth castle and the iconic lighthouse it is situated in the heart of The Mumbles. The Mumbles is a bustling fishing village at the western edge of Swansea Bay at the entrance to the Gower Peninsula. Cosy yet cosmopolitan the Mumbles is host to many shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. A truely contrasting corner of Wales, that takes you from City to Coast. The Chapel House is your ideal base camp for surfing, walking and biking and enjoying an idyllic few days in the wild west of Wales. With private rooms, dorms and a option of private hire for groups of up to 20 guests. Every room has a large en-suite, TV and tea-making facilities. Dogs are welcome in the private rooms. There is also a well equipped kitchen, a dining room and even a home cinema room. Bikes and surfboards are available to hire, there's a drying room and a secure bike shed. There is a self-serving breakfast, where you can serve yourself fresh eggs from the eco-garden and meet like-minded people. With surf lessons, boat trips and pub quizzes – there is plenty to do. Within walking distance of great surf, walking and climbing, including the Wales Coast.

This accommodation is featured on our map of South Wales and Pembrokeshire and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    20: 1x8, 2x4, 2x2
  • Open:

    Currently closed due to COVID-19
  • Price per night:

    £15.99 pp. Private room for 2 £49.99. Group room for 3 £55.99. Exclusive hire £350.
  • Booking:

    Please visit our website, call or email!
  • Directions:

    We are the big yellow house, first left by the Chapel off Newton Road.
  • Public Transport:

    From the train station you can jump in a taxi, take the number 2 bus to Oystermouth or walk along the prom.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Wales Coast Path
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
By the Sea Accommodation for Cyclists Urban Hostels Near a Castle Available to Individuals IHUK Signage

This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available May Day Bank Holiday 2021 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Whitson Half Term 2021 Available August Bank Holiday 2021


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
sComputer with internet
ZDogs by arrangement


Available    Unavailable


Map showing the location of The Chapel House View Nearby Hostels

News & Offers from The Chapel House

Sorry we are still closed.

October 19th 2020

Due to the continuing Covid-19 situation, The Chapel House hostel is staying closed until the situation improves. We look forward to welcoming guests back into our little gem of a hostel as soon as possible.

The Chapel House Hostel, Swansea

No availability until at least the 18th October at The Chapel House on The Gower.

August 3rd 2020

Unfortunately we are in lock down, so we are closed for the foreseeable future. Keep checking back for details.

The Chapel House Hostel, Swansea

Brand new hostel on the Mumbles in Swansea.

September 5th 2019

Opened this August, this elegant new hostel is a real gem. A sanctuary for all you adventurers.

For walkers and explorers the All-Wales Coastal path is only a few steps away. We are able to pick you up at multiple points as you circumnavigate the Gower. To the east are the Brecon Beacons with southern Britain’s highest peak, high moorland and towering waterfalls.

For surfers, sailors & water lovers we are within walking distance of a number of beaches. We work with local activity providers to offer  surf, sup and kitesurfing and discount rates. We are also near quality kayaking and scuba diving.

For cyclists & mountain bikers there is world class mountain biking at Afan Valley, Brefcha and the Wales Bike Park. Encompassing blue & red trails for all abilities. For road cyclists, the Gower beyond offers a stunning backdrop.

For climbers the limestone cliffs of the Gower and the Shards of Brecon offer a range of climbing experiences. We also have indoor climbing at dynamic RDock on our doorstep.

The Chapel House Hostel, Swansea
The Chapel House Hostel, Swansea

Contact The Chapel House

Contact The Chapel House - Call Adam Gilbert on 01792 362 129 / 07717793890

Visit Website   Send Message
01792 362 129 / 07717793890 Visit Website   Send Message