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The Bear Hotel

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   High street, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell NP8 1BW , Wales
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Ranked #9 of 15 Crickhowell B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Peter J Merthyr Tydfil County, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Merthyr Tydfil County, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We did not stay at the Bear but went there for a family meal. I regularly ear in the bar there but this time we ate in the first floor restaurant. The food was divine and the staff excellent. The Christmas decorations were amazing - it like being in a Winter wonderland.

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Bucks, England
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bear Hotel, this was the most delightful say I have had for many years. Comfortable, relaxing, clean and attention to detail only covers part of my recommendation as for the food, well you will not get better than this at any five star hotel in London, however, served in a wonderful Welsh setting nestled in the hills of Powys.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner & I stayed for one night with our two dogs. We arrived late evening on Friday and were warmly welcomed to the Hotel. Our room was on suite, with a bath and shower, and was very comfortable. We had dinner in the restaurant which we booked in advance (worth doing as it's clearly popular with tourists and locals).... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at The Beer when we had a family reunion. The Rooms were very comfortable and the restaurant was excellent both for dinner and breakfast. An ideal spot to stay. We will be back!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 6 of us stayed for 1 night and The Bear far exceeded our expectations. My room had been recently renovated and was large and comfortable. We ate in the bar and had a great meal- ditto breakfast Great value - this is how pub accommodation should be done!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at The Bear a number of times over the last few years. The last time was last weekend with three friends who had not been there before. I obviously like The Bear, but as all their reactions to the stay were so positive I thought I would like to share their thoughts with others. The rooms were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

We returned to the Bear everyday during our stay in Crickhowell as the food and service was spot on. The biggest bonus was that our dog was treated as good as we were and even had a bowl full of chicken on the house. The Pub/restaurant is full of character and has old school charm. What to say about the... More 

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Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

The Bear is a friendly old fashioned pub that serves good beer, has good food and a welcoming manner. All staff are charming and helpful. My room was top floor in the main hotel and was warm with plenty of hot water albeit only a shower. Only negatives were that the beds were soft and the plumbing is a little... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

9 of us stayed overnight, rooms were all different. I believe I was in the Garrett (# 5) Small room at the top of the hotel but ok for one. The disappointment was the lamb rack which was raw. I normally have mine M/R pink but this was just not cooked and as a result, tough. Similar for all 5... More 

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7 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Excellent location right in the centre of the high street close to all the shops and coffee bars. Lovely clean and organised hotel with old world charm. Value for money and good restaurant on sight. Bar area welcoming and quaint. Staff informative and helpful.

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Address: High street, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell NP8 1BW , Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Brecon Beacons National Park > Crickhowell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bear Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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