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Elan Hotel

West Street, Rhayader LD6 5AF, Wales
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The first thing that put us off was the difficulty in getting into the car park. We entered through the back of the hotel which was less than scenic to say the least. After checking in we were left to find our way to our room. After having a look around we decided that it was not for us as... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We walked in for a quick drink and weren't even acknowledged by kitchen staff behind bar who continued to serve locals. He then walked out the back to get the bar maid to serve and we heard her say she wouldn't be serving yet as she wasn't getting paid. The pub smelt of public toilets and looked awful, so we... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Stayed at the Elan Hotel whilst visiting the Elan Valley, Staff were friendly on arrival, Rooms were pleasant and clean with tea/coffee and a shower/ensuite. Evening meal was very nice and service was fine, all staff are friendly. Breakfast was a full english and was very nice indeed. your limited in this area for 4/5 star hotels and you cannot... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We stayed here for one night and were very disappointed. This place is very shabby, tired and run down despite a so called recent face lift. After check in we were left to find our own way to our room which was clean on the whole although it did smell strongly of something like 'shake and vac' or plug in... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Booked this as only one left available in the area; Arrived 9.45 pm & was given the keys to room 7, this must be the hottest room I have ever known ! One small window opened & one small fan was all the ventilation / cooling available. I asked for another fan - none available and no other rooms so... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We booked this hotel as a last minute booking and confused it with the Élan Valley Hotel which is situated just outside of Rhayader. First impressions was of a tired dated hotel but with a happy bunch of staff who were very welcoming. We stayed for three nights and for all those nights I decided to park my car elsewhere... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Someone I met at Rhayader on my last visit had recommended this place (I now think they must have meant the Elan Valley). The pub toilets were right next to the first floor room and alternated between strong disinfectant and urine (the latter in the evenings). The rooms at the front are very noisy with smokers directly under the windows... More 

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Llangollen, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Room 8 is very small - view of a rusty shed next door - bathroom is surreal, as it is behind slatted wooden doors. The light switch for the bathroom is well-hidden behind the wardrobe! When we used the shower, the drain blocked, and had to abandon showering. The breakfast was adequate, but no organisation at all, missing cuttlery, sauces,... More 

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Seaford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Stayed here on Saturday (28th Apr 2014). Arrived, seemed okay. We were in Room 3, had driven down from South East England as had a race nearby on Sunday. Dinner was so so, nothing special nothing to moan about but the noise was crazy. It kicked off around 10pm and went on until around 1am. I'm not sure if all... More 

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Shropshire, UK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Booked for a stay with my wife and another couple for just one night bed and breakfast. We were checked in by Clare who was very welcoming and who showed us to our rooms. The rooms themselves are not large but are perfectly adequate and well equiped. The rooms were very clean and bed linnen crisp and properly white. The... More 

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Address: West Street, Rhayader LD6 5AF, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Rhayader
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10
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