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4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Llanwrtyd Wells LD5 4ST, Wales
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hythe, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We decided to have our 25th anniversary here and we weren't disappointed. We had a lovely warm welcome from Mary Ann who signed us in. After putting our baggage away in the bedroom we came down for a few G&Ts before our meal and Mary Ann stayed and chatted with us the whole time. We had a great meal later... More

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Thank you, Mary Ann and Alan, for:  the very warm welcome  being located in such a lovely part of the world  the lovely bedroom  two superb (by any standards) dinners  two ditto breakfasts in which ghastly baked beans, thank God, did not feature  the most reasonable final bill We shall return.

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Bay of Plenty
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We booked a Saturday night package at this hotel in the smallest town in UK. The package included a 4 course evening meal and full breakfast. We were warmly greeted on arrival be award winning chef and co-owner Mary-Ann and shown to the Oriental Room; our room for the night. The room was excellent size and very clean with a... More

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Like a previous reviewer, we booked a short break, the plan being to visit the dams in the Elan Valley. The only room available on our first night was the Irfon Room which, having read the hotelier's own report about it being very small, we were a little concerned about. No need. It was cosy, but had everything we needed,... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is the first review I have ever written on Trip Advisor, but after having such a wonderful stay here, I felt compelled to share our experiences. We booked 2 nights here as a last minute bank holiday/birthday get away and how fortunate we were to make such a splendid discovery! We stayed in the Irfon Room, which is described... More

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Cardiff, Wales
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141 reviews 141 reviews
54 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stayed here for two nights with a Buyagift Voucher which was a Christmas present from our kids. We were checked in by the chef and owner Mary and stayed in the Chapel Room which had a very comfortable bed and was of an adequate size for a couple of nights stay. Our voucher included dinner on the first night... More

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Bodelwyddan, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
32 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We arrived and were greeted by Mary Gilchrist a lovely character made you feel special and very welcome. We were in the bridge room which overlooked the river, a lovely large room, excellent shower and the towels were fabulous none of the small hotel bath towels, they actually wrapped you up, amazing. For the evening meal we were greeted by... More

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Brandon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We booked a two night break at the Carlton Riverside with a Buy a Gift voucher. We were looking to visit the Gigrin Farm Red Kite centre in Rhayader and after seeing the Carlton Riverside was only 35 minutes from there decided that would be a good choice. It was not until after we had booked that we saw the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Llanwrtyd Wells is a lovely little place - the smallest town in Britain in fact! We happened across it when we received a red letter day weekend break as a gift. On the list of all the places, we thought the Carlton Riverside looked the nicest, backed up by some excellent reviews. We weren't disappointed. The Carlton Riverside is a... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Alan and Mary Gilchrist are fantastic hosts. We booked an overnight stay with evening meal and breakfast included after watching Mary on the Great British Menu earlier in the year. The food was just as good as we had hoped it would be (especially the Pea Mousse served with Carmarthen ham which was divine). The other highlight for me was... More

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Address: Llanwrtyd Wells LD5 4ST, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Llanwrtyd Wells
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Carlton Riverside 4*
Also Known As:
Carlton Riverside Hotel Llanwrtyd Wells
Carlton Riverside Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales - Powys

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