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Brynafon Country House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   South Street, Rhayader LD6 5BL, Wales
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Rhayader
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Lisa C Hastings, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff were friendly and helpful. The room we stayed in was miserable and unclean. Whilst we could see that a lot needed doing to this hotel and some investment had begun, the owners have had this site for 8 years and it is in a poor state, which as a result makes the buildings unwelcoming. The food was basic... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you want a commercialised, chain hotel then this is not for you. If you want individuality, history, scenery to die for, and a personal experience, this will fit the bill. It is still work in progress, and I'm sure it will be for some years, but the owners have obviously worked hard to get this amazing building up to... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This seems to be a hotel that generates very different reviews. In my view that is because it is a work in progress. Give the owners a million pounds and a few months later you would have a colour supplement boutique hotel. In the absence of ready cash it will take time. It is not a Holiday Inn. It is... More

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I chose Brynafon Country Hotel when we received a gift experience voucher for Christmas. The website was what initially attracted us to the hotel and we saw the Studio room shown as a cover photo (the one with the roll top bath). We requested this room when booking and we were lucky enough to book our one... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove past as we didn't see the sign , it could do with repainting & maybe a large planter of plants to make it more inviting . Hotel nice & clean & staff very pleasant. When we checked in the reception is very strange just like a box not very welcoming needs brightening up , we were not asked... More

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another delightful stay at the Brynafon. Well located for touring in Mid Wales. An old victorian building with character & history . Rooms good but not luxury. Staff friendly & helpful. Had evening meal which was enjoyable from a varied menu. Breakfasts freshly quoted & very good.

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a fantastic setting, just below the Red Kite feeding centre at the foot of the mountains. The hotel could do with a bit of TLC and could do more to realise it's full potential e.g. make the immediate surroundings more comfortable with soft seating particularly when in the long summer evenings when it's hot and sunny... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel plenty parking space. Lovely big building. Very old decor but it's adds to the hotel features. Lovely spacious clean rooms and great comfy bed, we stayed in the rookery room which was fab. Can't fault anything staff friendly yes bit tatty round edges but adds to the rustic charm. But worth every penny.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had planned a short break at Brynafon, spending a couple of nights there. The generous parking area was a bonus. We found the place quiet and restful, which was just what we wanted. We were surprised to have been given the family room, which was spacious and comfortable, and it was useful to see the bunk... More

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with my husbands work on Friday & Saturday night mid-june as it was a base to walk Elan valley which we done on the Saturday. The room we got was very spacious, more like an apartment, it was clean but definitely in need of modernisation. The staff were very friendly & couldn't do enough for you. Food... More

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Address: South Street, Rhayader LD6 5BL, Wales
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Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Rhayader
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Brynafon Country House Hotel 3*
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