Anyone walking or driving past the junction of Murray Street, Station Road and Queen Victoria Road in Llanelli, cannot fail to spot the impressive building known as Castle Buildings, built in 1894.
This imposing structure stands on a corner section of a plot of land that was formerly known as Pen-y-Castell. Historians believe this site was once the location of an ancient fort, probably a small Roman station or fortlet, hence its name. Today it houses the restaurants and bars known as Langostinos and the Vista Lounge.
Previous businesses occupying the premises were a ladies' lingerie shop, and a heavy industrial supplier. It has also housed administrative offices of both the Llanelli Borough and Rural Councils. Llanelli is steeped in history and tradition.
The fortified Norman town of Kidwelly boasts one of the best preserved castles in Wales whose battlements dominate the landscape of the Gwendraeth Valley. The natural beauty of the Llanelli Coastal Path is within easy reach of the hotel.
There is no car parking at the Vista Hotel. The nearest car park is Murray Street which is a 3 minute walk away from the Vista Hotel and is open from 8:00am until 18:00pm. A daily charge of £2.20 will be applicable.
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