The 17-bedroom Hurst House, near Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, has been placed in administration for the second time in just over two years.
Situated in a converted 16th century Grade II-listed dairy farm, the hotel first came to prominence when it was owned by the actor Neil Morrissey.
However, it went into administration in August 2008, when it was bought out of administration by Morrissey's former business partner Matt Roberts, with the help of private investors including Jeremy Stone, a bioscience entrepreneur.
Former Michelin-starred chef Martin Blunos was executive chef at the hotel, but left several months ago.
By Janet Harmer
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