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George Borrow Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   A44, Ponterwyd SY23 3AD, Wales
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
jsp1 Bath, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bath, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for the night on our way North. Hotel in a lovely location with a stunning view to the back. For the price the food and accommodation were fine and breakfast great. A very friendly welcome. I would recommend it. It's quite basic but all you need for a good night's rest.

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

An impulse booking, made us very very welcome, beer was great, food average,as was the room, comfortable enough, just needs a wee bit of updating, this is very much an olde worlde hotel with a proper country bar. Great views from the back garden complete with friendly old English sheep dog, our room 5 had a fire exit so the... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Just stayed here for 4 nights, whilst on a birding trip with a small group, we were made very welcome by our hosts, and the staff had us laughing from start to finish, small bar were you can partake of a drink before going into the dining area, for the best evening meal in a hotel I have had for... More

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west midlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We stayed overnight after visiting the area, we requested a larger room and found room 3 to be a good size and comfortable, it also had some amazing views. The hotel is situated on the busy main road and does have a small garden and seating area. The hotel does offer evening food which is served in the small restaurant... More

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is a quaint and rather endearing, friendly , family run small hotel in Mid-Wales. Quirkily old-fashioned but this rather cheers me up versus modern hotels. Room 4 was compact, but cosy, and was gloriously south-facing with a magnificent view. Breakfast was OK, and evening meals were substantial, well coooked and good value. Lovely sun-trap beer garden. One or two... More

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Pontypridd
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22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Won't write too much as I do review the George every season when we return to our caravan. Just had our first carvery of the season. Still great, if you find a better one let me know. Thanks George see you next week. If you do go best to give them a ring to book a table, this is not... More

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

4 friends and I stayed here whilst mountain biking in the area. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and found the staff to be extremely helpful and accommodating with nothing too much trouble . Our rooms were clean and beds were comfy and a great view from our bedroom window. Great breakfast to fuel us up for a day in the... More

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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Not sure what to say. Friendly, but slightly reluctant helpfulness.Prices probably adjusted on booking to reflect perceived pocket depths of visitors. Rooms on 1st floor attractive and spacious, those on 2nd floor small and needing decoration. This split of pleasant and in need of attention is reflected in all areas. We have always enjoyed our stays, finding the George Borrow... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We stopped here on the off chance of accomodation being available which it was. The staff were friendly, the room was clean but small however the toilet/shower room had that damp smell about it. Meals were good and plenty of choice and bar facilities were good. Price of 75 ounds not over the top but we did stay at many... More

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3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We enjoyed a 4 night stay at this well appointed small hotel in Mid Wales. Our double room was clean and had the most spectacular view (Room 4). The room had a compact en suite with shower which worked efficiently, and there was every amenity including hairdryer. The staff were always cheerful and helpful and it is very obvious that... More

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Address: A44, Ponterwyd SY23 3AD, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Ceredigion > Ponterwyd
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — George Borrow Hotel 2*
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The George Borrow is a 17th Century coaching inn and is named after the famous writer who stayed here in 1852. The Red Kite can be seen in its natural habitat from our rooms. The ideal place to relax, unwind, soak in the ambiance and atmosphere and enjoy excellent food and drink.Situated just one mile from the new international mountain bike circuits at Nant-y-Arian we have lock-up facilities for bicycles in our many outbuildings. ... more   less 
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