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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Devil's Bridge (Pontarfynach) SY23 3JL, Wales
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Hafod Arms Hotel
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Rating summary
  • 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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this hotel stayed overnight on 12th July we could be picky as some are but the friendliness, relaxed easy going atmosphere and staff were a delight if you don't want the hotel corporate stereotype this is a place to stay The food was good traditional food well cooked and presented. The Manager is a star yes he seemed... More

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't know the area at all, but was meeting friends here. The Devil's Falls walk is breathtaking, and the steam train into Aberystwyth was scenic and fun. The rooms weren't spectacular, but I've paid a lot more elsewhere for not that much better. And the view from the window was wonderful. A whole group of us had dinner together... More

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Towcester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel as a late booking. We loved it. The decor is tired but that was part of the charm - hope the owners are never tempted to change it. food was well cooked and prepared - good ingredients. views spectacular. Room comfortable and spotless. One telltale sign of how the owners care is that the corridors were... More

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Ate here whilst stopping in Devil's Bridge for a holiday. Used the pub section located on the end of the hotel which was limited on space meaning we had to eat over the road (outside cafe style area) which provided a lovely view of the valley. Food was reasonable but nothing to shout about.

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gloucester
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night on trip around Wales. Location was very good for Devils Bridge Steam train and great waterfall which you get into via coin operated turnstile if office is closed. Although the Hotel is pretty tired with out of date decor it somehow has a charm we found quite appealing. Run by a lovely friendly family with very good... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

it's an old hotel (i believe it was a very good one 20\30 years ago !) in the middle of nowhere, very close to devils bridge and the waterfalls. we stayed one night (thursday) as we were driving around Wales. The hotel has charme,the staff is nice and the room we stayed was very clean. we had a dinner and... More

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Portland, Oregon
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We literally, stopped by the side of the road to see the Devil's Bridge and wound up staying the night. Hotel is nothing fancy but pretty we'll maintained. Restaurant served nice food, if nothing exciting. The most fun was being there the evening of the rugby finals and seeing the locals root for their team! It was loud and boisterous.... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I have been in and out of here since 1961. It hasn't changed much since then. Looked in for lunch a couple of weeks ago. It is a bit dispiriting but the staff were nice and the food reasonable. It must be dificult to run a hotel here. It is in the middle of nowhere although a very beautiful and... More

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Chipping Sodbury, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

My room was quite basic but had charm, the same sort of charm I associate with older private hotels in New England—just a bit shabby. But the bathroom was ultra-modern, the bedding was clean, I had a lovely second-floor window seat overlooking the gorge, and I smelled no nasty smells (as some have recorded), even on the dankest of fall... More

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Leicestershire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

My wife and I only visited the tea rooms of the Hafod Hotel, thankfully. Although the hotel and tearooms had an attractive appearance from the outside, the furnishings in the tea rooms were terrible - oil cloth coverings on the tables, dirty seating with a stage in one corner and what appeared to be a pile of rubbish along the... More

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Address: Devil's Bridge (Pontarfynach) SY23 3JL, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Ceredigion > Devil's Bridge (Pontarfynach)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hafod Arms Hotel 3*
Also Known As:
Hafod Arms Aberystwyth

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