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The Horseshoe Guesthouse

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Church Street, Rhayader LD6 5AT, Wales
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Ranked #4 of 10 Rhayader B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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The Green Green Grass Of Home
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed in the Horseshoe for 3 nights with my husband and 2 year old daughter. Having had a terrible experience on our 1st night in Wales (pre-booked accommodation) I arrived on Pauls doorstep early in the morning desperate for a room! With this being Royal Welsh Show week, I was less than optimistic about finding somewhere but as... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The Red Kites at Gigrin Farm pull us to Rhayader and so does the Horseshoe Guesthouse. It is a family run business, Paul and Laura. Paul is a fabulous host. All the rooms are wonderful and the home cooked breakfasts are worth getting up for. Nothing is too much trouble. We go there several times a year.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Our cycling group stayed at this excellent guest house on a recent tour of Wales. Clean rooms, excellent food, bike storage and a very helpful host. A nice central, but quite location in Rhayader. Thanks Paul for making our stay so pleasant.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The Owner Paul is very welcoming and a Gentleman.... I was offered a hearty meal in the evening and a fantastic breakfast in the morning. Rooms clean and well maintained. Good value for money. The accommodation is very close to Elan Valley reservoirs. Will return surely

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This was our second visit, we previously stayed approximately two years ago. You can be assured of a warm welcome and friendly family attention throughout your stay. It is well situated in the town with off road parking. It is a very short walk to the bike hire shop, cafe's, shops and pubs. It is a good base to explore... More

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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for one night to break up the drive from South to North Wales. We received a warm welcome and were shown to our comfortable clean room. Breakfast was delicious!! Would definitely stay again!

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paul r, Owner at The Horseshoe Guesthouse, responded to this review

I'm pleased you enjoyed your stopover, a good sleep and breakfast makes the next day so much easier. Hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Paul More

Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stayed here twice, as a base for doing the Wye Valley walk. We couldn't have found a better place. Cooked breakfast got full marks from all of us, on the one night we ate in, Paul cooked us an excellent meal, and the small wine list is good value too. Rooms aren't big but they're comfortable (check on facilities,... More

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paul r, Owner at The Horseshoe Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to stay and I appreciate the feedback on your meals. It was my pleasure to cook for you. Kind Regards, Paul More

Bury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

A nice clean hotel with an incredibly friendly welcome. We really enjoyed the three nights we stayed here and Paul cooked us a lovely meal on one of the nights. Loads of pubs to eat out if you want. It's well located for mountain biking in the Elan Valley and there's bike storage available.

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Thank you very much for coming, I am glad you enjoyed your stay and we'll look forward to seeing you again soon. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

Greeted by Paul on arrival for my one night stay. Had a single room. Good size and very clean. Plenty of pubs locally to eat at. Breakfast hot and fresh. Very cosy hotel in a picturesque part of Wales. Thanks Paul the mountain road was great.

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

The first of 3 nights in 3 different hotels across Wales. This one was always going to be a short stop, with a late evening arrival followed by an early start before breakfast. A good size room with wet-room. Helpful host. The town seemed pleasant with a large number of pubs serving food and friendly locals. We were in town... More

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Address: Church Street, Rhayader LD6 5AT, Wales
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Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Rhayader
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Horseshoe Guesthouse 4*
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The Horseshoe in Rhayader is a 200 year-old spacious Welsh stone building with lots of character and charm, the lounges are furnished with deep comfortable chairs, and are heavily beamed with a log fire for chilly evenings adding to the atmosphere. The Horseshoe has been recently refurbished to a high standard offering the very best in modern facilities whilst retaining the original charm of this lovely old building. Barcut Coch, meaning Red Kite, is a ground floor ensuite twin room suitable for wheelchair access. ... more   less 
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