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Llanbedr Rd, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell NP8 1BT, Wales
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Glan y Dwr
Ranked #1 of 15 Crickhowell B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bonn
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This B&B is really nicely designed and furnished with high quality pieces of furniture and provides ample opportunities to withdraw in the living rooms. The B&B rooms are very clean and quite cosy. We especially appreciated the extremely kind owners who showed a genuine interest in our stories and discussions. In the morning, they gave us very valuable tips and... More

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AlisonS815, Owner at Glan y Dwr, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on your stay with us. We re glad you appreciated the house and the surrounding countryside and we enjoyed some interesting conversations with each other. We hope that most guests appreciate that there is a balance to be made between being situated within easy walking distance of the town's facilities and being by a road.... More

Newport
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our 2nd stay with Alison and Julian and hyacinths fault it. Arrived early and Julian very kindly moved his car so we could park on site and Alison provided the room key whilst we went off for the day which was exceedingly helpful. Room was great as was breakfast and bed was very comfortable. Thanks again for another... More

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AlisonS815, Owner at Glan y Dwr, responded to this review

It was lovely that you chose to come and stay with us again, thank you. Thank you for your kind comments; we really appreciate your feedback and find it very encouraging. You'll be welcome back if you decide to put your new knowledge to the test on the hills! More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
13 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of staying at this lovely place for 1 night. The attention to detail was divine. The bed was very comfortable. Our room 'Sugar loaf' was just perfect! Very clean. The owners were lovely people and made us feel very comfortable. The breakfast was very nice the next morning. Fresh fruit. Orange juice and a selection of... More

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AlisonS815, Owner at Glan y Dwr, responded to this review

You must come again and stay for longer! We re so pleased that your short stay was enjoyable, even though the weather wasn't kind on that day. Thank you for your lovely comments, it's very encouraging for us. More

Fairfax, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would highly recommend this B&B to anyone. Our room, the Sugarloaf, was very clean and the bed was exceptionally comfortable. Alison and Julian are fantastic hosts and did not miss any little detail. As guests that have dietary requirements, they ensured everything, from our breakfast spread to our room snack, met our needs. Alison is a fantastic cook and... More

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AlisonS815, Owner at Glan y Dwr, responded to this review

Thank you! It's so lovely to have positive feedback from guests and to know they have enjoyed their stay with us. Come back if you're in Wales again! More

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We were only passing through for one night. But Julian and Alison provided such a warm welcome to their beautiful home that we are already thinking it would be an excellent idea to return for a few days holiday. The rooms are spacious, elegant and spotlessly clean and the breakfast a delight. And there are plenty of good places to... More

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AlisonS815, Owner at Glan y Dwr, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderfully appreciative review. We re happy if our guests are happy to stay with us and feel at home here. You'll be very welcome if you decide to come back for a longer time to get to know our lovely area. More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We booked two nights in Glan y Dwr B&B for a wedding in May this year and had a highly enjoyable stay in this homely B&B. We booked two rooms, Sugarloaf and Skirrid, both were to an immaculate standard with everything that you would need. Very clean and very spacious rooms, tastefully decorated. The owners were very welcoming and the... More

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AlisonS815, Owner at Glan y Dwr, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to review Glan y Dwr, and thank you for such positive and complementary comments. We hope our guests feel at home here and enjoy the produce from our local suppliers. We hope to see you again in the future! More

San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stayed here as a couple on our first trip to Wales. We were so happy to have such a beautiful place to stay, house grounds and the lovely room. Breakfast was delicious (some of the best eggs I have ever had). Everything is locally sourced. The Hosts, Alison and Julian were amazing about giving us space, but making us... More

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AlisonS815, Owner at Glan y Dwr, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments about your recent stay with us. It's our pleasure to share our home with appreciative guests and we never tire of boasting about our wonderful area, especially when it's their first introduction to Wales. Thank you for making the effort to write a great review. More

Catbro
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We've just spent our second break (for the Walking festival) at Glan y Dwr. Cannot fault it. Highly recommended for a perfect luxurious relaxing stay. Room is very comfortable. Nothing too much trouble.Thank You Julian and Alison.

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AlisonS815, Owner at Glan y Dwr, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review and your very affirming comments. You are always delightful guests and we'll be happy to see you again. More

Pittsburgh, PA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
38 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This was our first stop in our two week visit to Wales, and what a great introduction. The house is beautifully decorated, and the owners are very friendly and helpful. We stayed in the Sugar Loaf room, which was a large room with a comfortable double bed. It has a large bathroom with an excellent shower. There is a little... More

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Luton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

I booked this bed and breakfast after seeing glowing reviews, and after staying here I totally agree! Our stay here cannot be described as anything less than perfect. Alison and Julian are lovely hosts, and although when staying at any establishment you would be described as 'guests', here we really did feel like we were guests in their beautiful home.... More

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Address: Llanbedr Rd, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell NP8 1BT, Wales
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Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Brecon Beacons National Park > Crickhowell
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Also Known As:
Glan y Dwr Crickhowell, Wales

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Glan y Dwr is an elegant historic house situated in the centre of the small market town of Crickhowell, well-placed for walking, cycling and other outdoor activities in the spectacular Brecon Beacons National Park. A good choice of eating and drinking establishments lies within a short walking distance. The 5* rated B&B is beautifully presented with elegant reception rooms and three sumptuous bedrooms all with extensive views and en-suite bath and shower facilities. ... more   less 
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