Croeso i Gwesty’r Llew Du   

Welcome to the Black Lion Hotel                                     


The Black Lion Royal Hotel is a historic 1700’s hotel based in the University town of Lampeter, West Wales.

If you are looking for accommodation locally, with modern relaxing hotel rooms, look no further.

The Black Lion Hotel offers the best locally sourced food. Managed under new ownership since July 2018, we have a welcoming atmosphere and knowledgeable hard-working staff at the heart of Lampeter.

We are an ideal hotel for leisure or business guests to explore or work in the area. On our doorstep we have a bus stop, with the T1 bus to travel between the seaside towns of Aberystwyth and Aberaeron, or grab a bus to Carmarthen a popular shopping town, all are old towns filled with history.


  • 18 Characterful Rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Bars and Rest Areas
  • Free Parking for Guests
  • Free WIFI
  • Beer Garden Balcony
The Restaurant at the Black Lion Lampeter

The restaurant is a bright and inviting area to enjoy a meal with friends, family and work colleagues. With large wooden tables and comfortable seating you’ll feel right at home. Our specials board is always full with exciting meals prepared on site by our experienced chefs. Just sit and relax and let us do the hard work for you.

Food options

We have 2 bar areas situated in the center of the ground floor with over 100 spirits, local ales, beers and wine. With friendly and helpful bar staff to pour you a nice cool drink upon your arrival, experience a relaxed atmosphere at the Black Lion Hotel

The Black Lion Bar