West Usk Lighthouse
Newport, Gwent.

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Some of our Guests' Comments as found in our visitors book. Too many to list here. Can all be verified.

"Charmingly and artistically furnished and very unusual; peaceful."

"An inspired conversion."

"Unusual and interesting."

"Friendly and open-minded host."

"Large and well-cooked breakfasts."

"Will return."

"Location excellent; and endearingly quirky experience."

"The neatest experience of my life. I want to live here!"

"Could not think of a better place to be during a stormy weather. A wonderful stay & the best breakfast ever!!!

"Thank you for your wonderful hospitality and the cosiest room in the world."."One off experience. Very enjoyable. Peaceful."

"What a magical place. Everything lovely."

"We will be back for the third year running. Love it here."

"Special. Spectacular. Exciting."

"Un tres joli endroit, reposant et calme, super pour le jaccuzzi! Tres bien acceuil et chaleureux. Souvenir inoubliable."

"The most amazing place, excellent rooms, views, and the hot tub was fantastic. Would definitely come back. Very friendly and hospitable."

"What a fantastic building and true individuals" BBC TV crew 9/9/05

"Fantastic. So relaxing and friendly. Hot tub and breakfast were great. Never stayed in a place like this before. Will stay again."

"Wonderful place, fantastic little adventurous weekend. Thx for great hospitality."

"I have had the best birthday ever and I will definitely be back! What an amazing place!!"

"The only way to appreciate the lighthouse is to .....stay here!"

"Highly inspirational, serenely elegant. mystifying- Hot tub was great!!. Thank you again for a wonderful night."

"Fabulous, fantastic, we had a wonderful time. After a year in Africa, this was a wonderful way to be able to spend some time together. Thanks a million!"

"I think the swans absolutely made it for me, but the whole experience has been astounding- the best surprise I've had in many years... will definitely be back"

"Absolutely magical! Loved the lantern room, the swans, breakfasts... will be back this summer...."

" A true life experience that I 'll always cherish. The light work being done here is beautiful and grand"

"A truly romantic place to propose to my sweetheart"

"Fabulous place. Had a brill time- Great host, good food- Hot tub was amazing in freezing weather. I feel fully refreshed- Thanks."

"A wonderful honeymoon! Felt instantly at home with Frank and Danielle. Enjoyed the treatments & hot tub can't wait to come back! Thanks so much."

"Got engaged in the lantern, could not have had a more special time. Was simply a perfect weekend and environment to propose. Thank you."

"A fantastically Quirky & Unusual place to relax. Had 2 flotations in the tank! A massage in the room! & we left with the cat! ......"

"Amazing place, beautiful scenery. Very Happy with service, especially vegetarian breakfasts. Loved the roof terrace and décor. Will come again and would recommend."

"We have had a fabulous time! What an experience- a waterbed in a lighthouse!!!! And we were so well looked after. Thanks for a memorable holiday!"

"Just lovely! So peaceful and unusual. Great breakfast conversation! We heard about you from the "Headway EFL video, brilliantluy unique, one of the top ten guest houses in the UK, and I don't know what the other nine are! "

"What a fantastic place- ideal honeymoon location- extremely welcoming- We will definitely be back."

"We enjoyed our stay in your bijoux lighthouse and following deep philosophical breakfast conversation!. We have the answer or should I say Douglas Adams knows the answer! - Once again thanks- the Rolls Royce was great too."

"Great to be here again! Lovely to see it has not changed a bit".

"A ship on the ceiling and a dalek popping out from behind the Stairway to heaven!. Never stayed in a place like it. Mad and wonderful! Fantastic breakfast too. Thanks!"

"An absolute magical place, found complete peace in a single overnight stay!. Thank you for all your help & friendly service. Would love to return again and again."

"I am so pleased it is still used as a beacon to give lost souls a home."

"Our world stood still- a precious time to catch up- thanks."

"So peaceful, homely setting, and relaxing & romantic at the same time. Will be back and recommend to all our friends. Thank you."

"Dear Frank
I just wanted to thank you for a really wonderful weekend.
The lighthouse is an incredible place, you were an excellent host, we felt so welcome and relaxed.
Thank you again for lending us Sparkie - it really made our weekend!
I have recommended you to lots of friends and family, so I'm looking forward to hearing about their visits too.
I hope you have a lovely Christmas and I will try very hard to come back again in the not too distant future
Thanks again"
J. Davenport

Best Valentine's night so far, the hot tub on the roof is amazing. Very friendly staff. Will be back in the summer.

We so enjoyed the laid back atmosphere and the quirky style of your lighthouse. Very romantic and relaxing. Great breakfast! Now for a windy walk!!

A perfect haven! bliss!

An absolutely fantastic BnB, brilliant decoration and authenticity. It felt like staying in an old friend's house, loved the communal breakfasts and our personal record collection and player in our room. Amazing, thank you, (from the london paper article)

Thank you for a wonderful stay and so warmly opening your home to us. Like home from home but no cooking or washing up.

Thank you so much for the lovely stay. It was so much more than what we expected!!. We'll surely be back.

Thank you Frank. A cathartic experience!! Body and soul rejuvenated. Great brekkie.

Always wanted to stay in a lighthouse- fantastic! Thank you a lovely couple of days.

A quirky and very refreshing step back in time.

Thanks for a lovely weekend, the most unusual BnB we have ever stayed in and also the best! Thanks Frank and Danielle. We enjoyed "floating" with you.

What a wonderful way to spend our wedding anniversary. Lovely rooms, genuine host and relaxing setting. The hot tub is a must. Hope to see you again soon. Just BRILL!

Thank you for a wonderful break in beautiful surroundings. Breakfast that lasted all day, good stories & advice of where to go. Unique in every way.

As Arnie Swarzeneggar says "I'll be back"

Visited just for the flotation tank after staying here on our honeymoon 15 years ago! We'll be back soon we hope.

A unique experience that will be remembered and memories shared with friends. A remote get away yet 10 mins from civilisation. Have truly enjoyed our stay, the calm, the peace, the hot tub, feel privileged to have visited.

Very enjoyable stay. Hot tub in the evening with a bottle of champagne- perfect! Surpassed all expectations. Cally

We love this place! Thank you for your perfect hospitality. It was a wonderful place to spend our mini honeymoon. Brenig & Caroline

It was great. I loved the hot tub and I went into the Dalek. it was awesome!!! Rachel

An inspiring passionate experience. It's like living your dreams.

What a fantastic place. Thank you for perfect hospitality and facilities. lovely people, great surroundings, basically a purely relaxing stay. Sat in the hot tub watching the shooting stars on Friday night, will go down as one of the most amazing experiences to be enjoyed. Thank you so much. Dale, Louise & Don

Absolutely idyllic. Did not want to go home. Mike & Jayne

Such an amazing place to celebrate a 21st birthday. Definitely memorable experience. We will return. Thanks Frank for an enlightening breakfast too. Sian

P.S I could not have wished for a better place to spend my 21st!!!-

What a fabulous place. Thank you for perfect hospitality and facilities. Lovely people, great surroundings, basically a purely relaxing stay. Sat in the hot tub watching the shooting stars on Friday night - will go down as one of the most amazing experiences to be enjoyed. Thank you so much. Dale, Louise & Don.

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