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Gwesty Minffordd Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   | A487 at the junction with the B4405, Tal-y-llyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped here to visit relatives. Have never been to this part of Wales before and was pleasantly surprised with it. the hotel itself is small and due to its age quite quirky. there is no TV in the bedrooms which was quite a shock at first but we did not really need one. We had wifi in our room which... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visit the area every August Bank Holiday to attend a nearby Old Land Rover event. Although we camp, we always visit the hotel for an evening meal and have done so for the last five years. The food has always been excellent. I cannot think of a single meal that has not been delicious. Gordon takes great pride in... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night after climbing Cadair Idris. The location was perfect and very peaceful. We had a lovely double room and booked a table for dinner. The food - braised lamb and ribeye steak were cooked beautifully. Local ales and cider in the small bar were recommended and well worth trying. Breakfast was also excellent - generous... More

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Cardigan, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We recently stayed here in two pre-booked single en-suite rooms. The rooms were very comfortable, clean, well appointed, and nicely decorated. We had dinner on two nights, the food was tasty, well cooked and well presented. Breakfast was better than average (fresh citrus segments instead of tinned!). The proprietor was very attentive, as mentioned by other reviewers, but not annoyingly... More

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

As an associate of George B, I wish to take issue with his ambitious claim that "I have been entrusted with the front door keys of varying establishments since the age of twelve, and with great success." This is somewhat economical with the truth. I can recall a number of instances during hotel stays where George B has experienced poor... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Many of the issues mentioned in previous reviews are utterly beyond the control of the owner. TV, radio & telephone reception are awful in the area so I cannot understand how any blame can be placed at Mr Holt's doorstep. The hotel was spotlessly clean and the rooms well appointed. Breakfast was superb with more choices than one would expect... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We were greeted by the owner who offered to carry our bags from the car to our room. The room was spotlessly clean. We were concerned that it faced the main road on the ground floor, but the road became quiet after 10 PM. The bed was very comfortable and the room was warm but not stuffy. There is no... More

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Lovely and quiet but an odd atmosphere with no other guests. A bit strained. No wifi or TV which normally would be a good thing. Breakfast was ok but nothing special. Interesting decoration. Not great value.

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southampton, england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights at the hotel, over a weekend. The room was decorated well and nicely presented and also spotlessly clean. We ate there each night and breakfasted each morning. The food was very tasty and fresh. The owner was most accommodating and looked after us extremely well. If in the area again, I would be happy to... More

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Minffordd, Owner at Gwesty Minffordd Hotel, responded to this review

thank you very much for leaving your positive & accurate review about your recent stay with us here on trip-advisor, we are all really glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you all back again soon. More

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42 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I stayed here for a night in order to walk Cader Idris. The hotel is in a perfect location to do so, being only a hundred metres or so from the car park used by the walkers. The owner greeted me on arrival and even carried my bag up to the room. I had a small single en suite room... More

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Minffordd, Owner at Gwesty Minffordd Hotel, responded to this review

thank you very much for leaving your positive & accurate review about your recent stay with us here on trip-advisor, we are all really glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you all back again soon. More

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Address: | A487 at the junction with the B4405, Tal-y-llyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Tal-y-llyn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Gwesty Minffordd Hotel 3*
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The Minffordd Hotel in Talyllyn valley, Mid Wales is set in probably the most breathtaking scenery in Britain and is literally situated at the base of the Cader Idris with the summit being 1 1/2 miles NW of the hotel, the start of the Minffordd path is 5 mins away. The original parts of the building are over 400 years old so as you Would expect the walls are very thick and there are plenty of originally features such as the original wood beams which can be seen throughout the building and our log fire which is a key feature during the winter months. ... more   less 
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