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Penrhos Arms

Cemmaes, Machynlleth SY20 9PR, Wales
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Ranked #10 of 12 Machynlleth B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014
Paul G Norwich, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Truro, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped here for our lunch on the way to Barmouth, but gave it a wide berth on the way home! There were locals in the bar who seemed to be at the least unwelcoming and the food was not of a particularly high standard. One of the meals did not come as ordered and the pork on the other... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Staff very friendly and helpful Food could be better and is expensive for what it is. Room 3 was cold and dimly lit. Room 3 has no soundproofing and you can a lot of noise from the bar below I would suggest that you employ a specialist acoustics engineer such as Penisular Acoustics Did note that extractor fan was still... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Nice rooms and reasonable value. However, room I was in quite noisy. I was woken up at around 2am Sunday morning from noise in the bar downstairs and I was wearing ear plugs! Assume that there was some kind of 'private' party going on.... This wasn't ideal as I had a sporting event to compete in the following day -... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Friendly check-in.lovely room,we had evening meal here food and wine where excellent.The girl serving food was both helpful and polite.I will be staying here again full English breakfast went down a treat as well.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My wife and I along with some friends used this B&B after hiking Cader Idris (21.06.14). Upon arrival it was an informal welcome with a very young barmaid showing us to our room. Before doing this she asked us what time we would like breakfast in the morning. We replied "at around 9am". We felt that her response encouraged us... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We booked the four poster bed room and it was great. Nice large bed and room. Mind your head going through the door. At dinner we had the pork shanks and they were huge! There home made chips were pretty fantastic. Nice garden area for drinking out in. Quaint wee village with nice walks. Only slight let down was breakfast,... More

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Newtown, Powys
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My husband and I stopped at the Penrhos arms on our way back from Bala. We had a very warm welcome from the staff. Even though it was late May, it was a cold rainy day so we sat by the roaring fire. We shared a started of poached eggs on black pudding. It was very tasty and there was... More

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Welshpool, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Stayed on Saturday with family. We had a lovely meal with excellent service and very friendly staff. It was a special Birthday for my Mum and it was a surprise that we were there, All the staff knew this and kept the secret. Can't wait to go back again.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Me and a colleague stayed here in May 2014 as we were working at Machynlleth Comedy Festival. Upon checking in we were greeted to a complaint that it was a pain how we were paying which wasn't the welcome we expected! Apart from that the staff were friendly. We ate in the restaurant on the Friday night and had breakfast... More

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I have popped in to this pub on many occasions and take great offence as an English person who lives in Wales at the offensive comments by a passer by! The owner of the Hotel is Welsh, but doesn't speak Welsh, the staff who I think are mainly Welsh, DO NOT SPEAK WELSH to annoy customers. They speak Welsh as... More

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Address: Cemmaes, Machynlleth SY20 9PR, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Machynlleth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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