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The Firs Guesthouse

Church Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5DQ , Wales
The Firs Guesthouse
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
21 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great bike storage or car parking in central Hay - something otherwise at a premium. Shops, pubs and restaurants available within the shortest of walks. Welcoming hosts, room with fridge and tea making facilities. Old school decor. Restoring breakfast - as light as you like with prunes and yogurts, or a substantial plate of local sausage and bacon with fresh... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got stuck in Hay on Wye and The Firs were good enough to put us up at short notice. Being on a long bike trip, they stashed our muddy bikes happily and recommended a local pub for us to eat in. The pricing was very reasonable and the full (Welsh/English?) breakfast was very filling with lovely sourced bacon and a... More 

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Birmingham, UK
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102 reviews 102 reviews
25 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great location for walking into Hay on Wye Beautiful garden & terrace, great for sitting in sunshine. Most comfortable bed we've experienced away from home. Very well equipped room; fridge, bottled water, fan, hairdryer, coffee etc. Extremely welcoming and friendly couple (without being too 'in your face' or intrusive) Lovely breakfast, lots of choices. Very relaxing and comfortable. Very quiet... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My sister and I stayed here last weekend as we were meeting up with some friends. We couldn't have picked a better place to stay. The location was perfect, in the heart of the town, and sitting behind the cinema book shop away from the main road. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the breakfast delicious. Who needs an... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We spent three nights in comfy rooms with very friendly, helpful hosts! It's very convenient for walking around Hay. It's also an easy walk to the laundrette if needed. The breakfast was first class!!!!

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NYC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I stayed at The Firs with my boyfriend and his best friend. The hosts gave us two separate rooms, which was a (welcome) first, as most of our stays at hotels and BnBs gave us "family style" rooms. The bed was comfy, the room was clean, and the host was very patient with my phone calls, as we were quite... More 

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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Many of the other reviews seem to be from repeat visitors. This was my first visit, but I am in wholehearted agreement...a very comfortable, welcoming experience. I especially enjoyed the mini-fridge with cold water, very welcome after a warmish afternoon. The hosts were very helpful and their recommendations right on target. Another plus for walkers is the location, very close... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

After nearly ten years of staying with David and Esther during the Hay Festival we have come to know them really well. Each year they somehow manage to improve the service and the location right in the heart of the village could not be better. The breakfast is great - such nice bacon and with all the trimmings. Rooms clean... More 

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Fishguard
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102 reviews 102 reviews
19 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

David and Esther welcome you as one of the family. Nothing seems to be too much bother, despite our visit being in the busy Hay festival week. The breakfasts are served efficiently and plentiful. Rooms are clean and well equipped. We left very happy and contented (once again) and are booked in for next year..

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Basingstoke
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

A warm welcome; a lovely room; a fantastic breakfast; a lovely tranquil garden.. No-one could ask for more in this lovely B&B. Older reviews of this establishment have made comments about the carpet. Why for goodness sake? It's a carpet; it's clean and it's functional. You are not going to sleep on it. I've stayed in many a B&B and... More 

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