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    The Start

    Riverside, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5RS, Wales
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    07/09/2017 07/10/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveler (37)
          Room & Suite (10)
          Dining (4)
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          • Excellent90%
          • Very good9%
          • Average1%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible0%
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          “b b” (65 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          Old Black Lion
          263 reviews
          #2 of 29 B&Bs / Inns in Hay-on-Wye
           
          The Swan at Hay
          434 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Hay-on-Wye
           
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          281 reviews
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          474 reviews
          #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Clyro
           
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          1 - 5 of 166 reviews

          Reviewed yesterday

          I stayed here with my husband as we were attending a wedding near by. Liz couldn't have been more helpful and had lots of local knowledge. The room was excellent, tea/coffee/hot chocolate in room plus biscuits and large chocolate buttons :-). Plenty of toiletries, shower...More

          Thank Sue H
          Reviewed 3 days ago

          The B&B alone was fantastic. Spacious room. Great location. Wonderful views. Delicious breakfast - including homemade Glamorgan sausage. But Liz made our stay in Hay absolutely perfect. She made sure we felt not just welcome, but part of the family. Thank you, Liz!

          Thank Giz C
          Response from dawn&steve, Manager at The StartResponded yesterday

          Thank you so much for such a glowing review ,I do feel that even after my guests have stayed one night they feel like you do!! Till we meet again Regards Liz.

          Reviewed 4 days ago

          A wonderful welcome. A historic building. A riverside location within 5 minutes walk of everything Hay-On-Wye has to offer. What else to say other than great value. Fantastic breakfast. Helpful restaurant advice (which we should have followed!), and overall a picture perfect relaxing stay. Thank...More

          Thank admorph
          Response from dawn&steve, Manager at The StartResponded 2 days ago

          Thank you for your review with good comments I am also glad you enjoyed the surroundings! Regards Liz.

          Reviewed May 2, 2017

          What a wonderful place to stay! 'The Start' is well-situated right on the River Wye yet so close to all amenities in the town of Hay too. This is such a cosy, comfortable place to stay for a great bed & breakfast experience and Liz...More

          Thank Sue D
          Response from dawn&steve, Manager at The StartResponded May 4, 2017

          Thank you for a fantastic review it was a pleasure to look after you all and great to know you appreciated everything about the Start , the surroundings and me!! I do hope you will get the chance to visit again.Regards Liz.

          Reviewed April 18, 2017

          Thank you Liz for a wonderful stay at your bed & breakfast. It was refreshing to feel so welcomed and assisted in exploring the beautiful town of Hay. Liz's effort, warmth and hosting made us feel excited and invigorated ahead of our short visit. Breakfast...More

          Thank Joshua S
          Response from dawn&steve, Manager at The StartResponded April 19, 2017

          Thank you Josh and Carly it was a delight to look after you both and so pleased you went canoeing with Want to Canoe . I am sure you will be back then you can explore more of this beautiful area and of course stay...More

          Old Black Lion
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          The Swan at Hay
          434 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Hay-on-Wye
           
          Seven Stars B&B
          281 reviews
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          The Baskerville Arms
          474 reviews
          #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Clyro
           
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
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          • Price range
          • $89 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 3
          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
          • Wales >
          • Powys >
          • Hay-on-Wye
          • Also Known As
          • The Start Hay-On-Wye, Wales
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          Traveler (37)
          Room & Suite (10)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Jo76_12
          Have you availability for nights of May 29 -31. Two single rooms . Thank you. Johanna Butt
          March 3, 2017|
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          Response from dawn&steve | Property representative |
          Sorry fully booked for Hay Festival. Good luck! Regards Liz.
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          Are you available for one room/2 people March 31-April 1? (2 nights)
          January 21, 2017|
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          Response from dawn&steve | Property representative |
          At the moment I have a double ensuite available or a twin room for the 31st of March and 1st of April Regards Liz.
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          "there's only 4 or 5 rooms, but all good!"
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          "St Mary's room has a wonderful riverside view"
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          "All the rooms are lovely."
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          "River view is nice if available."
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