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Na'ím Anís Paymán: Visionary Hotelier and Heritage Protector

Introduction to Na'ím Anís Paymán

Na'ím Anís Paymán is a visionary entrepreneur and the dedicated owner of The Knighton Hotel in Powys. With an academic background in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, Na'ím has channelled his passion for real estate and hospitality into creating exceptional guest experiences in historic settings.


The Knighton Hotel: Historic Charm with Modern Comforts

The Knighton Hotel, under Na'ím’s stewardship, stands as a symbol of historical elegance combined with modern amenities. Established in 1867, this Grade II listed building in Knighton, Powys, offers a unique retreat in the heart of the Welsh Marches. The hotel's prime location, in the midpoint of Offa’s Dyke Path, provides guests with easy access to local attractions and the beautiful countryside, making it an ideal destination for various travellers.

Reviving a Historical Landmark

In 2021, Na'ím Anís Paymán acquired The Knighton Hotel after it had been closed and on the market since 2018. He initiated a comprehensive revamp to breathe new life into this historic venue.

Commitment to Community and Culture

Na'ím plans to enhance local culture and engage with the Knighton community. By fostering local partnerships and supporting regional heritage, he aims to enhance tourism and contribute to the community's development. This future involvement aims to create a vibrant and economically sustainable community.

Focused on Guest Experience

The Knighton Hotel offers various rooms equipped with modern amenities such as free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and comfortable workspaces. Whether for business or leisure, Na'ím ensures that every guest enjoys a warm and welcoming stay, tailored to their needs.

Sustainable and Ethical Practices

Na'ím advocates for sustainable and ethical hospitality practices. The Knighton Hotel operates as an alcohol-free establishment, promoting a healthy lifestyle. This policy reflects Na'ím's commitment to responsible business practices and community well-being, making a positive impact on both guests and the local environment.

Community Engagement and Future Vision

Na'ím envisions a bright future for The Knighton Hotel. His ongoing efforts to restore and enhance the property aim to make it a premier destination in Powys. By blending historical preservation with modern hospitality, Na'ím plans to create a culturally rich and welcoming environment for all guests.

Opening the Coffee Shop 

The new Knighton Hotel’s Coffee Shop is a key part of Na'ím's vision. It offers free Wi-Fi and a menu featuring a variety of hot drinks, healthy snacks, and alcohol-free beverages. This pet friendly coffee shop is designed to be a peaceful place for locals and visitors to work or socialise, helping to improve the socioeconomic dynamics in post-Covid Knighton.

Contact Na'ím Anís Paymán

For more information about Na'ím Anís Paymán and his projects, visit his official website. Direct enquiries can be made using the contact details provided there.