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The Hafod Hotel

Devil's Bridge, Devil's Bridge (Pontarfynach) SY23 3JL, Wales
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Wales, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I've stopped here a number of times now whilst passing through the Elan Valley to Aberystwyth. I had a carvery one Sunday and it was really nice, plenty of food, well cooked and a reasonable price. They also put some veggie gravy on for me. I stopped by yesterday just for a drink but had a slice of Bara Brith... More 

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Thank Mogster2014
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

This hotel was featured in an episode of "Hinterland" and overlooks the beautiful Devils Bridge. Following a lovely long walk we arrived at the hotel for the carvery . To be honest the decor and overall appearance of the building is dated and somewhat neglected but that's all part of its old fashioned charm. The food was really delicious with... More 

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Thank ALD51_12
Midhurst, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is a hotel where we felt we could totally relax. The Hafod is an old country hotel with a unique charm about it. A refreshing change from the stuffy approach found in so many of the characterless chain type hotels these days. The food was great, the staff and locals were extremely friendly and for anyone with dogs this... More 

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Thank OneManAndADog
Canberra
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

A beautiful location. The hotel may look a bit run down but that was part of the appeal. Our room was huge and the bed one of the comfiest I have ever slept on in a hotel, a very pleasant surprise. The staff were very friendly and the breakfast tasty with a good selection to chose from.

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Thank IreneCanberra
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Oh lord what a dump! and sucha a pity as the location is beautiful, we called in here for some lunch after a day out on the Train and needed some refreshments after the 300 steps we had been down and up, from the outside it looks like a lovely place to eat but when you walk into the bar... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

On arrival we were quite surprised at the appearance of the hotel, very run down and quite unappealing, staff not particularly friendly (except the chef). However as we were going on the waterfall walks and other than walking back to the train station we decided to stay and give it a go for lunch. We went as a family of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I took a French friend to see Devils Bridge and was so disappointed that visitors may rate Wales by the standards here; uncleared and dirty tables, somewhat unsavoury sofa, tired oilcloth and grubby candle holders on the tables, loos with no paper and hand basins awash with water with no soap in the ladies. Dingy and depressing bar area. A... More 

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Warmington, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

On arrival the hotel looks good but once inside you can see it needs refurbishing. Our room was on the top floor with twin beds pushed in to the corners. The furniture is old and needs replacing. The place is littered with different bits of furniture which makes the place look a mess. The windows were taped up with masking... More 

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2 Thank Guy C
Berks, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The decor and hotel is in need of an upgrade. We stopped in for lunch after a visit to the Devils Bridge and falls. The food is good, cheap and non-offensive. The kids ate well as did my parents, and the food was hot and reasonably priced. The tables and service is slightly lacking, and the toilets in need of... More 

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St Louis
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

As we walked in a couple said to us not to bother unless we were desperate for a drink. We were, and they were right. Luke warm tea, dirty teaspoon, lipstick on cup, sticky table, surly waitress who was moody even before we had cause to complain. This place has to address some fundamentals and basics of the service/catering industry.... More 

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