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Black Lion Hotel

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Mill St | Ystrad Meurig, Pontrhydfendigaid SY25 6BE, Wales
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rhiwderin, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We've stayed at the Black Lion twice already this year, both times while we've been completing hiking projects in the area. What can we say? The welcome is warm, the beer good and the service friendly. The breakfast tomatoes are to die for... I asked for the recipe and have been eating them ever since. The rooms vary in size... More

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18 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night. It's a pub in a small, quiet village with accommodation in converted outbuildings. Our room & bathroom were nice, quite small but clean, cosy & with tea & coffee, enough storage space & Sky TV. We had a great welcome and had dinner in the pub, the food really was good and generous portions. There's... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I stayed there for 1 night. The staff were all very friendly and welcoming. The food was excellent. The room was the biggest surprise. It was big, nicely furnished and very clean. I would recommend the Black Lion to anybody visiting this area.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Have to agree with previous comments about the exterior wooden steps leading to/from the room, but only insofar as we arrived in the dark, in stormy weather. If in daylight would have been fine, even with very small children. As it was, him indoors turned his ankle (but thankfully not seriously) trying to get back down to the car for... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Stayed here for one night on route to meet and subsequently adopt a rescue Spaniel. Great pub. Very welcoming and friendly, room was large and nicely done. Fab breakfast to set us up for the day ahead. Recommended.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Arrived lin the evening when work in the area overran unexpectedly. The hosts were extremely accommodating and were able to provide food and rooms even though we hadn't booked. Rooms were excellent, warm and welcoming and the wifi was a real bonus for our work needs. An excellent pub, with good food and great rooms. Would certainly stay again when... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

My partner and I stayed here at the end of November 2013, in room 7. All in all it was a lovely place to stay. Room 7 is a family room, with its own small balcony which is wonderful if you are a smoker and want to 'pop out'. The room was very clean but FREEZING on arrival - as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

I was told when I moved to the area that The Black Lion had good food. Despite a change of ownership this year they seem to have maintained the high standards as I've eaten twice here this week, burger then lamb. Both have been outstanding especially for the price. My Dad had the best cottage pie in his life and... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Just got back from Wales having stayed at The Black Lion on Halloween night with my partner and her grandson.....we are so pleased with the choice we made!...we stayed in the converted barn/stable at the rear of the pub,the family room we had was splendid,en suite,three beds,nice furniture.TV and very cosy.The owners had arranged an Halloween party for the villagers... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Quiet country pub/hotel with truly excellent food. Nothing too much trouble for the owners who went out of their way to be attentive and make us feel welcome - real old fashioned service. Great overnight stopping location for visiting Aberystwyth (16 miles). Full English breakfast a delight.

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Address: Mill St | Ystrad Meurig, Pontrhydfendigaid SY25 6BE, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Ceredigion > Pontrhydfendigaid
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Black Lion Hotel 3*
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Welsh country inn with seven tastefully decorated rooms and great food. Near Strata Florida abbey, Cors Caron and the Hafod estate. ... more   less 
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