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The Oriel Hotel, North Wales

The Oriel Hotel is just a short stroll from the city of St. Asaph, located in the heart of North Wales.

The city of St Asaph lies between Denbigh and the coastal resort of Rhyl.  It is home to the smallest cathedral in Britain and is set on the banks of the River Elwy.

The Oriel Hotel is also the perfect place for that weekend getaway with its comfortable rooms, contemporary restaurant and relaxing conservatory and lounge.

Please note our restaurant is closed for evening meals on Sundays.

Dogs are very much welcome at Oriel Hotel.  We have limited pet friendly rooms available so prebooking is essential, a small surcharge is applicable. Dogs also have the run of the Conservatory, lounge and outside gardens. We provide dog bowls, mats, duvets and a little bag of dog treats.

Our Health and Leisure club offers a wide range of cardio and resistance equipment.  Complete with an

11-meter indoor heated pool and sauna, this is a great place to relax and unwind.

Ideally situated to explore the scenic North Wales countryside and nearby are a number of interesting historical sites, such Bodelwyddan, Llandudno with its Victorian promenade and the world heritage site at Conwy. Just a short drive away, experience Snowdonia national park voted the most beautiful in all of Europe.

The hotel is able to cater for large weddings and private functions to the highest of standards.  We also host several small meetings and large conferences for up to 180 guests.

Whether you are staying for business or pleasure, Oriel Hotel can offer you a comfortable and relaxing stay.  Our team look forward to welcoming you to the hotel.



Our selection of spacious bedrooms are tastefully decorated and all have en-suite bathrooms.  Whether you are staying for business or pleasure we offer you a relaxing stay.  Enjoy dining in our restaurant or relax in the swimming pool and sauna.  Start your day with a full cooked breakfast freshly made to order before your onward journey.

All bedrooms have tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary toiletries and free Wi-Fi. 

Leisure Resistance Room

Health and Leisure 

The Health and Leisure club offers a wide range of cardio and resistance equipment. Enjoy a swim in the 11-metre indoor heated swimming pool or relax in the sauna.  Our friendly and dedicated team are always on hand with one aim in mind - to encourage and enhance your lifestyle and provide you with a total leisure experience.

All facilities are available to hotel residents. 

Bar and Lounge

With modern accents, the Terrace bar lets you enjoy a drink in comfortable surroundings.  Relax in the lounge or enjoy the sunshine in the beautiful Conservatory.  Stroll outside to the terraced patio and admire the stunning gardens and enjoy the fresh Welsh air. 



The Terrace restaurant provides fresh local ingredients ensuring a fantastic dining experience.  With a casual ambiance, the restaurant offers the perfect setting for a meal with friends or family.  During the finer months enjoy dining "al fresco" on the terrace patio overlooking the beautiful gardens.

The restaurant is open for breakfast and evening meals.  




Oriel is ideally located in North Wales for meetings and conferences.  We offer two different day delegate packages or a half day delegate package.  Or simply build your own based on individual requirements.  All conference rooms are located on the ground floor and all have natural daylight, free Wi-Fi and air conditioning.



Oriel offers the ideal setting for your special day with mature gardens surrounded by acres of beautiful Welsh countryside. 


With our reputation for impeccable service and fine foods, we guarantee we have everything to make your day truly memorable.


Whether you are celebrating a birthday anniversary, christening or private dining, Oriel can cater for all occasions. Our various function rooms combined with our flexible menu options allows you to choose the ideal setting and ambience for your event.


Dog Friendly Rooms

Pack your pup and head over to Oriel Hotel to enjoy a relaxing break in North Wales in one of our superior dog friendly rooms.

Please let us know when you book if you are bringing your dog(s) so we can make special arrangments.

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What to do in North Wales

The epic landscape of North Wales is alive with action, and a rich, distinctive culture.  Find World Heritage, one of Europe's oldest living languages, and the UK's best adventure.  Within the region of North Wales, you'll find Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Wrexham and Yns Mon (the Isle of Anglesey).  With so much to see and do in North Wales, it's not an easy decision to choose what you should prioritise. Although we would recommend a trip to Gwrych Castle to see where "I'm a Celebrity...get me out of here" was filmed in December 2020/2021. 


North Wales Golf Courses

From Holyhead in the East to the Vale of Llangollen in the West, North Wales is littered with fine golf courses, many of which enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery in the whole of Britain.  The region boasts more than 50 courses and the great James Braid designed a number of courses in North Wales.  Thousands of people every year flock to the coastal resorts to enjoy quality golfing tests.

Puddle Ducks

The Oriel Hotel is delighted to host Puddle Ducks Swim Academy and Pre-school swimming classes in our lovely pool on a Sunday afternoon. 


Swimming offers your child a unique sensory experience and develops confidence in the water that lasts a lifetime.

If you'd like to join a Puddle Ducks class please call 01829 740825 or email 

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Angling in St Asaph

Enjoy free fishing on a number of beats in Rhyl and St Asaph.

Pick up your Oriel Hotel Guest pass at reception.

Full details available on request. 


 E Bike Hire

Explore North Wales like never before.

E-Beics LLAN E-Bikes is a family run business, based in the village of Henllan only 4 miles from Oriel Hotel.

They provide E-Bike Hire and Tours. Included with the hire is delivery and collection, helmets, cargo storage, bike lock, phone holder and route suggestions.


Walks in North Wales

Explore the soaring mountains and refreshing coastal walks of North Wales.  Discover the majestic mountains of Snowdonia, the scenic countryside of the North Wales borderlands and Anglesey, or coastal walks that wrap around the whole area.

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Denbigh and District Probus Club

Our monthly luncheon meetings at Oriel Hotel St Asaph encourage enjoyable personal connections in an environment that is enhanced by a stimulating guest speaker.

We meet from 12:00 for drinks and chat in the conservatory, them move to a large comfortable room to enjoy good food, interesting conversation and our guest speaker.

The Oriel Hotel prides itself on serving excellent food in the best settings.

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