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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South Wales, Wales

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Derby
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“LOVELY STAY”
Reviewed January 22, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Recently stayed here for the weekend, what a lovely place, was made to feel very welcome by all the family, rooms were spotless, breakfast very good, breakfast room looks out on to the mountains, cosy sitting room too. Would definitely stay again.

Date of stay: January 2015
Rooms Service
Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Family
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Management Response
Feb 20, 2016
Hi there,
Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are delighted to hear that you had a lovely stay at the Celyn. We are so lucky to be in such a lovely location where you can look out of the bay windows in the breakfast room onto the sugar loaf mountain and surrounding countryside.
Thanks again and hope to welcome you back someday.
Kind regards sarah
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Maria B
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful Anniversary Getaway”
Reviewed January 19, 2015 for a stay in January 2015
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My husband and I recently stayed here the weekend for our anniversary. I am pleased to say I had an amazing time. Sarah and her family made us feel very welcome and comfortable. The rooms were clean and warmly decorated, the dining room looked out on to the mountains making breakfast a unique experience. The food was fresh and tasty, the service impeccable. The fireplace in the living room made perfect for a cosy evening in on Friday night. We dined at The Bear on Saturday night – excellent food! On Sunday morning we were able to catch the sunrise from the garden while relaxing on the swinging chairs. A huge thank you to Sarah and her family for making my weekend perfect!

Date of stay: January 2015
Rooms Service
Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Couples
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Feb 20, 2016
Hey Maria,
Thanks for sharing your experience - it's sounds like to had a wonderful stay and we are delighted to hear this.so pleased that you loved the rooms, breakfast, service and the cosy living room with the fire place. Catching the sunrise was a real treat.
Hope we can welcome you back someday, maybe in the summer time next.
Kind regards
Sarah
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stephanie...
Surrey, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Beautiful and cosy!”
Reviewed December 13, 2014 for a stay in December 2014

My partner and I stayed for one night during a trip around the Brecon Beacons. We found this cosy B&B last minute (day before) and SO glad we did. A very warm reception - the room was beautiful, clean and had wonderful views of Sugar Loaf mountain! Free parking, wifi and tea & coffee making facilities along with bottled water in our room on arrival. The bed was comfortable, the surroundings peaceful and quiet. Breakfast served in the morning fresh, using locally sourced produce..all served with a smile and a chat from lovely Sarah who runs the B&B.
This is off the beaten track and must use country roads to get to but well worth it - follow instructions sent by Sarah as the sat nav won't get you there! Lots of places to walk and visit or even the perfect setting for a relaxed weekend away. I would highly recommend staying here and should we find ourselves back in Wales again (which I'm sure we will), we would not hesitate to return.
Thank you so much to The Celyn Farm for making our stay so enjoyable.

Date of stay: December 2014
Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Couples
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Feb 21, 2016
Hi Stephanie,
Thanks so much for sharing your experience of the Celyn. It is great to hear that you had a lovely time. Yes we are so lucky that there is so much to do around here. Alternatively it is perfect for having a relaxing break taking in the surroundings and letting time pass by.
It would be a pleasure welcoming you back someday soon.
Kind regards
Sarah
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Emma R
Pontypridd, Wales, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Gorgeous B&B with breathtaking surroundings - definately recommend!!!”
Reviewed December 3, 2014 for a stay in December 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We had a lovely stay at Celyn Farm, its a fantastic B&B, very warm and welcoming on arrival. We had a gorgeous double room on the top floor overlooking the beautiful hillside and valley. Room was very clean and tidy with attention paid to every small detail. A lovely homemade breakfast was available every morning. In the evening we went to the dragons head pub, very nice meal and reasonably priced. We will definitely be back and highly recommend it to other people.

Date of stay: December 2014
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Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Couples
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Feb 21, 2016
Hi Emma,
Thanks for sharing your experience of your stay at the Celyn. We are so pleased to hear that you had a great stay and thought the surroundings were breathtaking. Thanks for your kind words in relation to the welcome, the room and the breakfast - it is really lovely to hear that out guests enjoy their stay.
Hope to welcome you back someday.
Kind regards
Sarah
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mariposa0...
Bath, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“A tranquil and breathtaking place”
Reviewed November 1, 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Celyn Farm. We actually arrived earlier than the check in time of 5 and were welcomed warmly by the owner. Rooms are spotless and very cosy. Breakfast was abundant and made fresh. We went out to The Bear in Crickhowell for a meal in the evening - excellent and thoroughly recommended. It was roughly a 10 mins drive away. A lovely, relaxing weekend.

Date of stay: October 2014
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Management Response
Feb 21, 2016
Hi Mari,
Thanks for sharing your experience of your stay at the Celyn. We are really pleased to hear that you thought the rooms were spotless and cosy and that you enjoyed breakfast. The Bear in Crickhowell serves lovely food - we are so lucky to have some great restaurants on our door step. It is such a great area for foodies with the Abergavenny food festival being right on our doorstep too!
Thanks again ffor your kind words and we hope to welcome you back someday.
Kind regards
Sarah
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Embers78
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Brilliant!!”
Reviewed October 5, 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Its not often you come across a place to stay thats as nice as this. Not only was it in an amazing location, but the rooms were a very high standard and looked brand new. There was attention paid to every detail; even how the towels were rolled and the little soaps in the bathroom and the welsh cakes were definitely welcomed after our long drive. The staff / family were very friendly and approachable. The breakfast was great too. The breakfast room was laid out like we were about to eat a massive feast and all food was cooked fresh. I believe they use their own meats too as you can also order meat from them should you wish.

The only thing I could possibly pull them up on is not taking cards, so cash or cheque only, for us card payments are usually preferred as they are easier to account for in our business and this was a business trip for us. Its def not enough to mark them down though.

They are tough to find and I would def recommend following their directions that they send you in an email. When they say the Sat Nav will not get you there, they really do mean the Sat Nav will not get you there. Follow the grid ref or the directions they give and don't be tempted to stray from this. (we learnt the hard way as my other half was still keen to use the post code and sat nav and we ended up the other side of the valley and trust me when I say its pretty tough to find where you are and pick up someones directions when your on a single track road and no clue as to where you are - Men! think they know best eh ladies?). As far as we are concerned the location was perfect - but then we like rural country and don't mind a drive. Its at least 30 mins to Brecon and 20 mins to Abbvergavenny down some pretty single roads and no shops etc near by but if you can live with this then its perfect!!

Anyways def top marks from us!! If we ever need to venture this way we will def be looking this place up again, Worth every penny!!

Date of stay: October 2014
Location Service
Visit was for: Business
Traveling group: Business
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Management Response
Feb 14, 2017
Hi There,
Thank you for your lovely comments and your constructive comments about the payment methods and the roads. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the room, attention to detail, the location and the views. We are so lucky to have paul - the local butcher who brings the meat (bacon and sausages) home for us freshly prepared.
We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back someday.
Kind regards
Sarah
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Dianne M
Melbourne, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Tranquility at its best!”
Reviewed October 4, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Absolutely fantastic accommodation, stunning views of the countryside, fresh air. Hosts were very friendly and helpful with directions, rooms were excellent, very comfortable beds, bathroom and toiletries provided were very good as well. Would thoroughly recommend Celyn Farm to future travellers. Stunning.

Date of stay: September 2014
Rooms Cleanliness
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Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Couples
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Management Response
Feb 21, 2016
Hi Dianne,
Thanks for your kind words. We are so pleased to hear that you had a tranquil stay at the Celyn. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the views, fresh air, rooms, beds, bathroom and toiletries. We get our soap from the Sugar Loaf soap company. They hand make all their soaps and they are based about 5 miles away - can highly recommend. We now have some of their soaps here guests can purchase too if they wish in addition to the complimentary soap in the rooms.
Thanks for your kind words. Hope to welcome you back someday.
Kind regards
Sarah
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