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Hafod Arms Hotel

Devil's Bridge (Pontarfynach) SY23 3JL, Wales
Hafod Arms Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place should be a little gold mine as it is right in the centre of Devil's Bridge with amazing views, and very little competition BUT my goodness this place needs a jolly good scrub from top to bottom! On arrival, we were greeted outside with tables full of empty glasses - in fact customers were clearing tables before they... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

...and none the worse for that. You're in wild west Wales, not a chain hotel just off the motorway - so recalibrate your expectations, cast off that metropolitan mindset and just RELAX. Yes, it could do with a lick of paint here & there; agreed, the (very friendly) staff can seem a little overstretched at times. BUT... the atmosphere, the... More 

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Llanrwst, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Called here for lunch, as its the only choice in the village. But what a dump. Cannot understand why this place should not be closed by the LA. Cleaning and painting are totally absent from the owners agenda. We ordered a beef sandwich with a side salad and potato crisps. We were given stale bread with what percieved to be... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

obviously the owners do not care about this business, they want your money but keep it all and put nothing back into the look or atmosphere, this would be a gold mine with the right owners, its very grubby, the lighting feels like a bus terminus, I expected cobwebs, it would make a great haunted house at fairground, sticky too... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We visited this place twice whilst staying at a nearby camp site. The first visit was just for a couple of drinks, but the second visit we ordered food. I ordered Sirloin steak,my wife ordered Lamb rump steak and my son had Lasagne. I've got to say that my steak was absolutely delicious and the pot of pepper sauce that... More 

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Stourport on Severn, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

After a long drive from the midlands we needed refreshment and ventured in to the tea rooms of the Hafod Arms Hotel. The place was shabby and the bar next door no better, I suppose "in need of refurbishment" is the polite way to put it. Whilst my wife ordered from the very inexperienced counter staff I went to the... More 

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Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We were staying close by and were recommended to go here for an evening meal. I had the home made lasagne that was absolutely disgusting, my husband had the steak. The steak was large and tasty but unfortunately it was asked for medium to well done and arrived rare to medium. The staff were friendly but we feel that the... More 

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warwickshire
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 393 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Personally,and that what t.a. is about,I can not think of any good reason why I would want to return to this dark ,dirty and depressing place. The location is brilliant but nothing has been done to draw in customers!

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Chester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

O.K. The pros - Great location/views. Friendly staff. Very comfortable night's sleep. The cons - Dirty/dusty paintwork. Integral shower unit with bath taps but no wall attachment or shower curtain, so no shower. The place generally needs cleaning and the Tea Rooms name changing to Hikers' Cafe which is a much more accurate description. A great pity as this place... More 

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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had come up to Devil's Bridge to walk around the falls and were tempted on exiting the falls (a must see, by the way) by the sign which read Sunday Lunch £7.95. The tea rooms decor is tired, it is true, but something about it reminded me of my childhood rather than modern day squalor and for that it... More 

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