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Cwmbach, Builth Wells LD2 3RT, Wales
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The Drawing Room
Ranked #3 of 12 Builth Wells B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my wife enjoyed a short two night break staying at the Drawing Room. The owners sought to create a restaurant with rooms and that very accurately reflects the experience. The food and wines we found exemplary, whether evening dinner or breakfast. The accommodation in terms of bed rooms and bathrooms, although sold secondary to the restaurant, (rooms are... More

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We have just returned from a three night stay at The Drawing Room where we stayed with one other couple. We were the only guests for the three nights and we couldn't have been looked after better. It is not a hotel, but a restaurant with rooms. If you understand this then I doubt you could find better. Melanie and... More

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Beautifully furnished, elegant and tasteful. Very comfortable bed. Food light and delightful, but no choice in the menu. However, the owner emailed to ask if there are any allergies etc. Food is a real delight. Quiet and totally relaxing, definitely recommend .

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London, England, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
30 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My wife and I spent a Saturday night at this restaurant with rooms while touring the Elan Valley. We found the hotel on Mr and Mrs Smith and we also checked it out on Trip Advisor, both gave it great reviews so we knew it would be a good place to stay, but we did not imagine it would be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We have just returned from a long weekend at the Drawing Room and can only confirm other reviews that it was absolutely delightful. We stayed in Phoebe which, although not large, is fine for a weekend and beautifully decorated with a lovely bathroom with walk-in shower. As most other people state, the food is the real high spot and it... More

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77 reviews 77 reviews
68 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We stayed at the Drawing Room just after Christmas, via a brilliant offer on Iescape. We were warmly welcomed on arrival and given tea and cakes by the beautiful log fire. The room we stayed in (Oliver) has a fantastic roll top bath and very comfortable double bed. The restaurant has a very impressive wine list, considering there is only... More

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Rossett, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The trip from North Wales on a Friday night was an exhilarating one. The road climbs out of Newtown and is really fun drive and we were so excited about the thought of amazing food and drinks! Upon arrival Melanie was the perfect host and showed us to our room to freshen up before dinner. Over a leisurely drink we... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I booked a night for my fiance & I as a little treat & some much needed r&r. I found the drawing room was just what we needed!The rooms are exactly as advertised, the location is so peaceful & the decor was perfect, country-british home chic at its finest. The entire ambiance was calm and lovely. Melanie was a lovely... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Lovely small hotel with an excellent restaurant. I was travelling on my own and wouldn't hesitate to recommend this beautiful hotel. The evening meal was delicious and breakfast equally great. My room was very cosy with great quality fixtures and fittings. Melanie and Colin were very friendly and made me feel very comfortable. This is a wonderful oasis to recharge... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

The best break. We went for a Babymoon and even though a long drive from Surrey, once we arrived we received such a warm welcome from Melanie and instantly relaxed. Amazing food, I would say better than some Michelin starred places we've eaten in and the cosiest dining room with great wines. The service was so warm and friendly and... More

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Address: Cwmbach, Builth Wells LD2 3RT, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Builth Wells
Also Known As:
The Drawing Room Hotel Builth Wells
The Drawing Room Builth Wells, Wales

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