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All 28 Hay-on-Wye B&Bs / inns

Rest for the Tired

6 Broad Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5DB, Wales
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Rest for the Tired
Ranked #13 of 28 Hay-on-Wye B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New Meadows, Idaho
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I just finished walking the entire Offa's Dyke Path in one go. We spent a "rest day" at Hay-on-Wye at Rest for the Tired, which is right on the Path. From the moment we entered John & Mary's B&B, we felt welcomed and at home. The entire building has so much character and charm. The bedroom was clean, spacious and... More

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23 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Though we didn't plan to stay over a book shop, it came as no real surprise when we discovered that Rest For The Tired was situated over one, in bookish Hay on Wye. We really liked this place - it was everything we enjoy in a B&B; welcoming, warm, clean and oozing character. We liked the quirkiness of the ancient... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I stayed here for two nights as I walked Offa's Dyke national trail. It is right on the trail so there is no need to divert for accommodation, always welcome after a long day walking. My room was in the unfinished annexe at the back. A lovely room which still felt unfinished. It was large and spacious without some of... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Well this was our 3rd stay with Mary and John and we will definitely return again. Comfortable beds, good breakfast and this time we were in the cottage next door so could relax as a family in the evening but pop next door for our breakfast. However, what really makes this place above average is Mary. (John too though we... More

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North Wales
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Had a great one night's stay here last month. Mary is very welcoming and knowledgeable about the area. The building is quirky and our room was large with sloping ceilings and lots of books! A very pleasant stay. Delightful breakfast at a communal table with other guests.

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay with Mary and John at Rest for the Tyred. The rooms are very comfortable, plenty of hot water, welcome after a days walking on the Offa's Dyke. The large lounge with arm chairs and sofa was lovely. It was good to hear about local history and chat. I would definitely recommend this non pretentious establishment.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We had a relaxing and enjoyable stay in this aptly named B&B. The service was excellent, friendly and great value. We would certainly stay there again. The accommodation is well-situated for exploring the bookshops of Hay. Our lasting memory is of being made to feel really welcome. Thank you, Mary and John.

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Vale of Glamorgan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Nothing was too much trouble for Mary - we had arrived drenched from a day's walking, and she made sure all our clothes were dried before our departure the following day. The accommodation was fine with ensuite room, excellent breakfast, good value. Can't recommend this B&B enough.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights whilst staying in Hay. The accomodation is really lovely. We stayed in room 1 and were amazed how big it was. It was like having our own suite! John and Mary, the owners, were also lovely and made us feel very welcome. This is a must stay for anyone visiting Hay-on-Wye!!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We turned up needing a room for the same day as we were having a nightmare experience at the other place we were stayng in. Mary was so welcoming, and sorted us out straight away. We stayed in room 3 wich is so cosey yet huge! Couldnt fault anything the clenliness, the food and the atmoshphere. We will definately be... More

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Also Known As:
Rest For The Tired Hay-On-Wye, Wales
Address: 6 Broad Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5DB, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Hay-on-Wye
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Ranked #13 of 28 B&Bs / Inns in Hay-on-Wye

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