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A wood burner warms this spacious lounge which dates back to the 1550's
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A wood burner warms this spacious lounge which dates back to the 1550's
The super king-size bed sits centre stage in this light and airy master bedroom. Relax on the chaise lounge that folds out into a comfortable double bed
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A wood burner warms this spacious lounge which dates back to the 1550's
The super king-size bed sits centre stage in this light and airy master bedroom.
Relax on the chaise lounge that folds out into a comfortable double bed
SIt and read or watch the world go by in our original sixties hanging chair.
The super king-size bed sits centre stage in this light and airy master bedroom.
Super deep three seat sofa will help you unwind.
Cook with local produce sourced from our local independent stores.
Light and airy, clean and well equipped kitchen retains an original cottage feel.
Attention to detail helps make your stay an interesting one.
Antique romantic cabinet over the stairs leading to the kitchen.
Cosy up in the winter months with our wood burning stove.
The cabinet contains essential oil bottles sourced in the local market.
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1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Hay-on-Wye, Powys, Wales

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gwtf
Goa, India
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Fabulous treat”
Reviewed May 13, 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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James has created a haven in the center of Hay on Wye. Tastefully decorated, spotlessly clean and oozing character - a true labour of love. Luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets, thick fluffy white towels, logs for the fire, fully equipped kitchen and a friendly host. We loved it so much we didn't want to leave. Just book it and see for yourself!

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Melanie C
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“fantastically located self catering apartment”
Reviewed May 3, 2016 for a stay in April 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Had a lovely break here, nestled right in the centre of town on a quiet pedestrianised road.
Lovely feel to the apartment with nice touches - logs for the log burner, real coffee for the caffetiere. Everything was easy and I would highly recommend staying here.

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Liked best: i liked the decor
Liked least: nothing to complain about all as described and as in the photos
Traveling group: Friends
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100skippy...
Helston, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Quirky, comfortable and very convenient”
Reviewed February 16, 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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Take a deep breath as you approach the entrance door ! The passageway misleads, but a treasure awaits beyond.
The kitchen is better equipped than ours at home with every utensil and appliance you could possibly need. Fresh coffee, varieties of tea are all in abundance. Bathroom/wc with bath/shower lead off.
Upstairs you will find a large lounge with woodburner (logs firelighters etc included) A double bedroom with wc and wb completes the accommodation all of which has the benefit of a very efficient central heating system delivered via classic period style radiators.
The antique furnishings and scatter rugs complement the beamed ceilings.
Centrally located, the only downsides would be for those of limited mobility due to the shower over the bath, the stairs and the need to walk for car parking. Otherwise a great find!

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Liked best: Quirky and central
Liked least: Over bath shower
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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samjp270
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lovely cottage, about as central as can be!”
Reviewed January 25, 2016 for a stay in August 2015

Fantastic place right in the middle of Hay! Clean, luxurious, a big comfortable bed, and all within five minutes walk of the best bookshops the UK has to offer! Brilliant, affordable restaurants nearby, very friendly locals, and no shortage of antique and vintage shops - second hand records, antique jewellery, everything you could ask for! Wonderful stay, 5/5 would recommend!

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OxfordHan...
Oxford
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Excellent Accomodation”
Reviewed January 10, 2016 for a stay in December 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Pavement Palace over the New Year period.

It was beautifully decorated with a Christmas tree, was lovely and warm on arrival with plenty of wood to burn for the duration of our stay.

This is an excellent place to stay in Hay On Wye due to the fantastic central location as well as having such a high standard of decoration and all the comforts you would hope to have while spending time away from home over the New Year.

I would highly recommend staying here and would happily stay again in the future.

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Liked best: Comfy bed. Warm.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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MikeD1948
Caergwrle, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
162 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Ideal for us - charming, comfortable, perfect location”
Reviewed December 3, 2015 for a stay in November 2015

We stayed for two nights, covering the Hay-on-Wye market day of Thursday. We tried to extend a night or two but it was booked up, and it was also booked up the next (Hay Winter Festival) weekend. That tells you a lot.
Arrangements for finding and access were easy - the owner James occupies the shop on the ground floor. James showed us around very well, explaining everything, and demonstrating everything we needed to know about. He also explained some of the things we needed to know in order to enjoy Hay conveniently and fully.. All in all, an excellent settling in process.
The apartment is lovely - comfortable, stylish, warm, containing every convenience you need, even for a more extended stay, well maintained, and overall we were delighted.
The location is perfect - right in the centre of Hay. Parking is very close (1 hour parking right outside). Walking from the apartment to and from shops and restaurants, interrupted by breaks back to the base for offloading, a rest, or whatever, then resuming the quest was just so easy. It made our stay in Hay so hassle free it added a lot to the enjoyment.
Restaurants and cafes are within very easy walking distance - just a few yards in some cases. And the star eating place as far as we are concerned, the Tapas Bar, is just a few steps away.
For a stay in the heart of this charming and interesting town, which was smaller but so much more interesting than we anticipated, the Pavement Palace is in our opinion just perfect.
A special mention for the owner James, who was so friendly and informative it made the trip just so easy, relaxing and enjoyable.

We will be re-visiting Hay, when we are able to book the Pavement Palace again.

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Liked best: Style, comfort, location
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Pete_Char...
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
133 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Perfect location for all Hay-on-Wye attractions”
Reviewed October 29, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Took my two kids to Hay-on-Wye for three days and chose The Pavement Palace for its central location. A great place with all the mod cons you'd expect, the main living room (that also converts to bedroom to claim the sleeps 4) is a delight, some,parts dating back to the 15th Century.

Enjoyed the window seat people watching whilst he kids relaxed catching up on their favourite TV shows in between the shopping.

The bedroom has a small bathroom with sink and loo, whilst the main bathroom is located downstairs off the kitchen.

Everything is well maintained and was spotless on our arrival. Complimentary tea and coffee awaits your arrival which was a nice touch.

I'd definitely go back again.

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Liked best: The main living room with its 15th century charm
Liked least: The small kitchen
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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