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The Dragon Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Montgomery
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 19, 2014

We only stopped off for lunch but can say that we had an excellent lunch and the staff were really friendly. Montgomery is a delightful little town and well worth breaking a longer journey here for lunch and a look around.

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled with family
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Thank Chris B
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Reviewed May 19, 2014

What a lovely hotel in a picture perfect town. We stayed here for a walking weekend and enjoyed every minute. The friendly staff can't do enough to help, genuinely kind and helpful. The food in the bar was excellent and what a nice atmosphere, the hotel is a real hub for the community. Good hearty breakfast. Hope to be back soon.

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Linda J
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Reviewed May 16, 2014

Just had very enjoyable three day break in this gem of a hotel. Every body was so kind and helpful and the accommodation and food was excellent. I will certainly be telling evert Bobby about this lovely old hotel.

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled with friends
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Thank Robert T
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Reviewed May 9, 2014

Spent an enjoyable couple of days walking the Offa's Dyke path and the Kerry ridgeway with my girlfriend. I knew of the Dragon Hotel only from having taken a meal there, some 10 years previously.
Was pleased to get a double room at quite late notice, and over Easter for what seemed a reasonable £49 room only
Checking in was friendly an unfussy, receptionist was quite happy to check with the chamber maid, to accommodate us a little earlier than the norm. Room was in keeping with the architecture of the building, charming and characterful, but spotlessly clean, and really comfy mattress on the bed.
Felt ravenous on our return, from an afternoon stroll on the ODP and booked a table for dinner. Bit of a mix up on the reservation time, but very well handled by the restaurant manager. Enjoyed a hearty evening meal, steak and ale pie being particularly enjoyable for myself, and my partners, lamb curry was wolfed down......:)
Most enjoyable stay, real gem of a building, friendly and attentive staff, what's not to like.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank halwise
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Reviewed May 9, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed overnight here at the end of April due to needing to be in the area for the weekend.

When we arrived we were checked in quickly and given the key to our room and confirmed our reservation for dinner. On arrival to the room we were pleasantly surprised by the size of the room. We had requested a premier room, and it was a large and spacious as we'd hoped. It was extremely clean and tidy; and the bed was extremely comfortable too.

We then had a little explore of the village and headed up to the castle on the top of the hill, where we were greeted with fantastic views, definitely worth a visit, though maybe drive up as it's a very steep incline.

After that we decided to head back to the hotel for a swim, in the lovely (if a little cold) swimming pool. The pool was furnished in a lovely and clean manner with good amenities.

The food in the restaurant was cooked beautifully and the staff were extremely pleasant, both morning and evening.

The only downside to our stay was the fact the walls were quite thin meaning that we were woken up by the (not so) charming children in the room next to us at 7.15am on the Sunday morning. Even though my boyfriend can sleep through an earthquake and I was using ear plugs they still managed to wake us, and ensured we were awake until we checked out at 11. The other problem, that didn't bother us, but I know would bother some, was we struggled to connect to the wifi and when we did it dropped out a lot.

I definitely wouldn't hesitate to stay in this hotel again if I were to ever need to be in the area again. A lovely weekend (even if it lacked a bit of sleep!)

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Laura M
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Reviewed May 3, 2014

Stayed for one night whilst walking the Offa's Dyke Path.
Decor was a bit dated and the room was starting to look a bit scruffy, we also struggled to connect to Wi-Fi in the room but there was no problem in the pub itself.
The room was a good size with plenty of space for bags it also had tea and coffee making facilities and a hairdryer, the bathroom was spacious and despite being attached to a pub there was little noise disturbance.
Food was excellent (both dinner and breakfast).

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank IdRatherBeHiking2014
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Reviewed April 27, 2014

Montgomery is a beautiful place, full of Georgian and Timber Framed buildings and a delightful mix of shops.
We stayed at the Dragon for the third time in the last eighteen months. The new proprietors are working hard to upgrade the facilities and the rooms while preserving the character and ambience. Our room with it's oak beams was spotlessly clean. All the staff old and new are extremely pleasant.
We ate in the Restaurant on both evenings of our stay and found the food and the experience very pleasant.
We are looking forward to our next visit to this delightful hotel.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Rufus S
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Additional Information about The Dragon Hotel

Address: Market Square, Montgomery SY15 6PA, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Montgomery
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Montgomery
Price Range: $89 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Dragon Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
17Th century former Coaching Inn set in historic Montgomery just below the old castle ruins, surrounded by glorious Mid-Wales/Shropshire rolling countryside. 20 En-suite bedrooms. Most rooms with exposed beams. Free WiFi and car parking. Traditional restaurant and informal bar serving the best of local produce. Ideal for Offa's Dyke and Powis Castle. ... more   less 
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