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Bessemer Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hermon Close, Dowlais CF48 3DP, Wales
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Dowlais
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Bessemers hotel. They cater for all occasions. And the staff are amazingly polite and courteous, best in Wales.... I held my wedding party here and everything was handled professionally and with great care. The manager janie deserves all her praises because she is worth it. Every single person that works there is worth their weight in gold.... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night to attend a function at the hotel so thought we'd give it a try and returned a few hours after checking out for lunch with family who live locally. The good: In all areas (restaurant, bar, function suite, reception) the staff are friendly and competent. The place is reasonably clean (there was someone's rizlas left in our... More 

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Wales
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103 reviews 103 reviews
41 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very welcoming hotel - reception and breakfast staff all tried to please the 'customer'. The room I was in was spacious and well appointed. The hotel is modern and doesnt feel run down although it has been there for some time. Plenty of car parking. The only criticism I would have and it's an important one is the floors on... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Visited here with a large family group and everything was as expected. There was a decent choice on the menu and the drinks were good and reasonable priced £3.20 for Coors Lite. Most of our party had the carvery at £9.95 and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. I myself had the Cod and at £10.95 a little on the expensive side... More 

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

we were shown to our table very quickly and our drinks order taken while we went for the carvery... good points were the cauliflower cheese is delicious.. gravy is beautiful .. plenty of selection of vegetables .. lovely and hot food.. yorkshire puddings are home made and gorgeous.. bad points were the meat was dry and the roast potatoes tasted... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I stayed here for one night on the 6th September 2014. I had booked this hotel at the last minute about 4 hours before turning up to book in. I did not arrive until about 22.00 hours and it was not a problem booking in. The staff were very friendly and within minutes I was going to the room. I... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My sister in law booked a carvery, having visited the Bessemer Hotel before, for my 65th birthday party for twenty relatives. The staff were very helpful and friendly, nothing was too much trouble for them. They took the banners, balloons and cake and took care of everything. Even sectioned off an area that made it look like our own party... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Stayed a couple of nights in a nice large twin bedded room with lovely views over Merthyr. On arrival were warmly welcomed by a friendly receptionist. The beds were comfortable and the room very clean. It was also nice to have a bath, as well as a shower in the en suite. Good bedding and plenty of soft white towels.... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Four of us stayed Friday and Saturday whilst visiting relatives in Merthyr. Rooms spacious and comfortable, breakfast very tasty and fresh and the staff are helpful very pleasant. Good value for money

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Haven't been here for quite some time and I was really looking forward to it but I have to say I was very disappointed. Can not fault most of the carvery but for the quality it was over priced, far better carveries around for less money. The main problem were the staff, rude rude rude! From the chef carving to... More 

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Address: Hermon Close, Dowlais CF48 3DP, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Merthyr Tydfil County > Dowlais
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Bessemer Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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