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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed September 22, 2016

A great place to stay when you are visiting the Elan Valley with the added bonus of the Red kite feeding station 200 meters away. Will be returning again to see the Autumn colours. Note:- Kite feeding takes place every day at 2pm GMT – it changes to 3pm at the end of March when the clocks change, and back... More 

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Jane S, Owner at Brynafon Country House Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay in The Wye at Brynafon, and that you are thinking of coming to stay with us again in the autumn. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Spent a lovely couple of days in The Mews. Great to be able to book a self catering cottage just for a couple of nights during Summer season. Lovely walks nearby and the Kite a Feeding Centre is definitely worth s visit.

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Jane S, Owner at Brynafon Country House Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Brynafon and hope that you will stay with us again if you come back to the beautiful and unspoiled Elan Valley. More 

Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
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Reviewed June 1, 2016

Cottages are a very high standard so cosy and welcoming and they provide everything.Woke up to complete silence accept for the birds singing, bliss, courtyard with our own patio set to sit out and watch the red kites overhead at feeding time from Gigrin farm was amazing. The location is excellent for lovely walks and Rhayader town is just a... More 

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Jane S, Owner at Brynafon Country House Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Debra for your lovely review. Duncan and I are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Brynafon. It is lovely and peaceful now that it is no longer a hotel, and we are so lucky to be in such a beautiful spot close to the Red Kites. I am glad that you liked the cottages and hope... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2016

We were highly skeptical of what we would get for £34 a night but were amazed to find a lovely well kept cottage for 4 with all extras included (tea towels / washing up liquid / tea bags / Welsh cakes / biscuits). The beds were good and firm as well. Would love to go back as the area a... More 

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Jane S, Owner at Brynafon Country House Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review which is much appreciated. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at Brynafon Holiday Cottages and hopefully we will see you again when you are next in the area. More 

Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Great value for money (£60) excellent service. They had thought of everything, we had a bag each full of breakfast (oats, croissants, cereal bar & orange juice) room was very clean! Gorgeous surroundings, great food just 2 minutes away. Highly recommended.

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Jane S, Owner at Brynafon Country House Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Brynafon. Perhaps next time you come to the area you can stay a little longer and try one of our newly renovated holiday cottages. More 

Cheshire
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36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2015

A building full history having been a work house. We stayed in the loft house room above the old stable.Fantastic amount of space and very clean. Great food and very friendly. Huge car park and well off the road.

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Jane S, Owner at Brynafon Country House Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Although Brynafon is no longer a hotel we hope that you will visit us again soon, and stay in one of our newly renovated holiday cottages. More 

Hinckley, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2015

We were 3 couples and all had brilliant quirky bedrooms with great facilities. The owners and staff were very friendly and efficient. The Elan Valley is great to explore and the Red Kite feeding station next door is an amazing experience, Unfortunately the hotel is being turned into self catering units, but I am sure it will still be a... More 

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Jane S, Owner at Brynafon Country House Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your very good review. We also enjoyed having you and your friends to stay. As you say we have now started work on the holiday cottages and have the first available to rent. The cottages will represent excellent value for money starting at only £43 per cottage per night. We do hope to see you again in... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2015

We have told all our Friends and Family also our FB friends .. it a must-- they have to visit .. we had a wonderful 2 days wish we had booked the week .. our bedroom was spotless and the whole room was inviting and the bathroom (with fresh towels every day ) was excellent with a brand new window... More 

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Jane S, Owner at Brynafon Country House Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Mari and Keith for your lovely review. If only all our guests were as nice as you. We certainly enjoyed having you. Your cheerful outlook on life made a difficult time for us so much easier to bear. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and very much look forward to seeing you both again. More 

Enniskillen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2015

Some reviewers were very unkind about this hotel just because it needs renovation - which is currently well in hand. The important questions to me about any hotel are: Are the staff friendly? Is the room and bed comfortable? Is the bathroom clean? Is it quiet at night? Is the food good? Is there free WiFi in the room? And... More 

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Jane S, Owner at Brynafon Country House Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your very nice review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Brynafon and was not unduly disturbed by the restoration work. I will pass on to the staff your comments about your stay and especially your breakfast, they do try very hard to make our guesst stay memorable. I am... More 

Wirral, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2015

Our arrival at 3pm coincided with the feeding of the red kites at the neighbouring Gigrin Farm, so we had a spectacular view of the amazing aerodynamics of these birds. The hotel looked beautiful cloaked in ivy of great autumn reds and golds. It is an old building, a former workhouse with many quirky features. The staff here work hard... More 

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Jane S, Manager at Brynafon Country House Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your lovely review. I shall make sure that the staff see it. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. We do like having nice guests like you, luckily most our guests are really nice and its a shame that a few disgruntled ones seem to frequent here. You arrived just right for... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Brynafon Country House Cottages

Address: South Street, Rhayader LD6 5BL, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Rhayader
Hotel Class:3 star — Brynafon Country House Cottages 3*
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“We stayed in the mews but the owner took us around all and they were all excellent standards”
  • Having Breakfast outside our cottage in courtyard and the suns shining
 of 5 bubbles 114debrag, Jun 1, 2016 | Read review
“Now changing to self catering apartments”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffA810, Oct 28, 2015 | Read review
“Rowan1/2 - The Den - The"modernistic "room”
 of 5 bubbles 947keithw, Oct 14, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms with a view to the rear are great for the red kites”
 of 5 bubbles WaggyTail32, Sep 20, 2015 | Read review
“Bathroom fan in Claerwen 1 produced noisy humming in Claerwen 2.”
 of 5 bubbles pothunters, Sep 13, 2015 | Read review
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