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DYFI Valley, Machynlleth SY20 8PG, Wales
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best experiences of my life to date . We stayed in the waterfall tipi , which was perfect! View from the tipi is just as stunning outside as it is inside. Would highly recommend Eco retreats to anyone looking for a little escape !

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review - we’re very happy you enjoyed your stay in the Waterfall tipi and hope you can come back some time. More

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across eco retreats on the internet and sharing a love of tipi's were intrigued. The reviews read well and so we took the plunge, usually staying in hotels or b&b's we were a little nervous to say the least. Booking was easy and communication was great. We received confirmation, useful tips and an easy to follow map for... More

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review and feedback. We’re very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Following your comments about the hamper we’ve tried to make it clearer on our website just what’s in the hamper (organic wine, biscuits, pasta and pasta sauce). We don’t make much on this; part of the reason we’ve included these things is so... More

Holyhead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

So, we booked a 'Remote Tipi' in the hope of getting away from everyone and everything for a couple of nights. Made the booking online, then contacted Eco Retreats via telephone to confirm and arrange payment. All way quick and easy. We were e-mailed confirmation and receipt of payment, along with useful information for your stay and a basic map... More

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review. We’re glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes, our two Remote tipis are a bit of a trek up a steep hill so please do go for an Easy tipi if you’d prefer an easier walk! Sorry about the animal life - we aim to ensure that the tipi is properly cleaned before... More

Bedfordshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed in a Tipi at the end of April and the weather was forecast to be very wet. When we arrived the rain stopped and it stayed dry for the whole time we were there. We were shown to our tipi up the hill. It was a bit of a trek with bags but no problem. The tipi was... More

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks very much for yoru review. We’re very glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you can come back some time. More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

After what was definitely an exhausting week organising our wedding, we headed off on our honeymoon and straight to Eco Retreats. Nestled in a secluded valley stood our River Yurt. On arrival we were met by Heidi, who was so welcoming and lovely, even offering to help us with our luggage. Once she had shown us around and taught us... More

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review. We’re so glad you enjoyed your honeymoon with us and hope you can come back some time. More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

If you want/ need to have time out to enjoy the most a Amazing family quality time- then come here- we spent three nights in the meadow yurt and our last night in a tee-pee- both were excellent! The quality of the structures was first class- the toilets- although interesting were great- showers were generally cold but hey who needs... More

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review. We’re very glad you enjoyed your stay. Lots of families who stay with us say how much they appreciate being away from electricity and how they can share a closer family time than when all the gadgets are around (...and here I am, sitting at the computer!!) But if you do need electricity then... More

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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This place was amazing - everything you need for an adventure in the middle of nowhere! We were fortunate enough to have clear weather and be able to cook and eat in the stars. Some amazing walks nearby, with maps and games included in your tipi / welcome tent. Stunning walks in the area and we would def love to... More

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review (...and sorry for taking so long to respond!) Yes, the Forest tipi is a bit of a walk, not the easiest tipi to get to, but we do love the location in the oak woods. We’re very glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you can come back some time. More

Chatham, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Stayed in a Tipi for a couple of nights in October. Although the Welsh weather did not diminish it's reputation as constantly rainy, being out in the "wilderness" away from the stresses of modern life was a breath of fresh air. The owners were friendly, helpful, accomodating and flexible (we got a bit lost on the drive so arrived later... More

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We stayed in the mountain tipi last September, everything from the drive up the forestry road, to the views and our beautiful tipi was amazing! Everyone we met was so friendly and warm and gave us lots of helpful advice about tipi living and the surrounding area. As soon as we arrived we completely relaxed, aided immensely by the fantastic... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Simply, it was amazing, so peaceful and relaxing. I went on my own for a much needed de-stress; it was exactly what I hoped for, I had no worries at all while I was there. The facilities are simple but effective, and there's everything in the tipi you could want for a comfortable experience - even down to a cheese... More

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Address: DYFI Valley, Machynlleth SY20 8PG, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Machynlleth
Also Known As:
Eco Retreats Machynlleth, Wales

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