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“Best new year ever”
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The approach to Gaer Hall.  Footpaths start at the end of our drive and you can walk to the 2 pubs.
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The approach to Gaer Hall.  Footpaths start at the end of our drive and you can walk to the 2 pubs.
The driveway at Gaer Hall with uninterrupted views over the Breidden Hills and Rodney's Pillar Gaer Hall in all its' glory!  Croeso!  Welcome!
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The approach to Gaer Hall.  Footpaths start at the end of our drive and you can walk to the 2 pubs.
The driveway at Gaer Hall with uninterrupted views over the Breidden Hills and Rodney's Pillar
Gaer Hall in all its' glory!  Croeso!  Welcome!
Breakfast al fresco, lunch al fresco - bbq later? Perfect for a small wedding party
Our well equipped kitchen comes with a Rayburn and double electric oven and dishwasher
Our glorious kitchen.There's a table and chairs for kids' tea as well as the dining room itself.
The kitchen again, bags of room for the cooks and helpers! There's two fridges and freezers as well.
The ground floor lounge/diner with TV,woodburnerwith view to the hall where we have the pool table.
Ground floor double shown with 2 extra singles to make a family room with cot.
Ground floor single/small double with ensuite, ideal for those with mobility needs.
Ensuite bathroom with shower,part of the ground floor single/small double bedroom.  Bed converts.
Ground floor hall with pool table, cloaks with WC,laundry room and ensuite single/small double room
The Library bathed in sunlight July 2014.  No need for logs for the 2 woodburners this weather!
First floor Master bedroom,ensuite with cast iron roll top bath and shower.  Room for a cot, too.
First floor single/twin bedded room with cloaks - WC and wash hand basin- opposite.
Bunk beds!  Like the single/twin room next door it shares the cloaks, WC and wash hand basin
Second floor double bedroom with views over open countryside.  Can take an extra bed .
Same room from the opposite angle.Snug as a bug. Full oil central heating throughout the Hall..
Second floor double bedroom with fantastic views over Gaer Fawr. Can take an extra bed/cot.
Second floor family bathroom with bath, shower, WC, and wash hand basin.
View from across our hay meadows to Gaer Hall with Gaer Fawr behind.
If we haven't won you over already, maybe the sports area will clinch it!
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Manor House -
7 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 13
Guilsfield, Welshpool, Powys, Wales

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Very good - based on 33 reviews
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fatdad82
St Helens, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best new year ever”
Reviewed February 16, 2016 for a stay in December 2015
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Gaer hall was amazing the size of the building and the fantastic setting of the Iron Age fort just across the road and fields upon fields was just perfect, Margaret was brilliant showing us around her stunning hall, it was amazing with the old beams and blazing log fires we felt like we were living the millionaires lifestyle. We had a group of 9 adults and 7 kiddies with loads of room to spare I don't think I have enjoyed a week away so much without leaving the country. This is a must try place to stay. Once again thank you Margaret for letting book your fantastic hall hope to see you again soon
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Management Response
Feb 17, 2016
Hi Vint. I'm so thrilled your group had such a great time at Gaer Hall over the New Year. The Hall truly comes into its' own when it's ringing with laughter and families and friends can spend real quality time together. Looking forward to meeting you all again this year, kind regards, Margaret B
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Richard B
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Impressive, well-equipped and lovely scenary”
Reviewed February 15, 2016 for a stay in February 2016
2
people found this review helpful

When pulling up to the house the sheer size of it is quite impressive and it doesn't disappoint inside either.
Everything that we would need for the weekend was provided, even some condiments which was great.
The local area was beautiful too with a stunning view from the house.
Would recommend this to anyone and would stay again.

Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Feb 16, 2016
Thanks Richard and Rebecca, we are so pleased your group had such great fun at Gaer Hall, and thanks too for leaving it in such great shape! Delighted to have you all back anytime, kind regards Margaret B
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Abi_janin...
Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful house perfect for big groups.”
Reviewed September 22, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Beautiful house, well equipped and perfect for large groups. Owner very accommodating. Beautiful location. Very enjoyable stay.

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Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sarah H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
“Exceeded Expectations”
Reviewed June 6, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Beautiful building with fabulous open countryside views. Owner more than helpful, very quick responses to my queries prior to leaving. Needed GF suitable for parent with disabilities and had MORE than enough level space on GF alone, all necessary facilities were easily accessible to them. Met and exceeded our expectations and all of our accessibility requirements.

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Liked best: The fabulous structure and layout of the building
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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Montelima...
Berriew, United Kingdom
1 review
“An ideal, family friendly retreat for a reunion with friends”
Reviewed April 5, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Gaer Hall ticked every box for our needs: a large, kid-friendly house for the weekend with good facilities to host at home for a party of 11. It is as charming as it looks, and warm despite its size, on a chilly weekend in March. One of the main features of this house, however, was the generous amount of living and bedroom space, which meant that we were never under one another's feet and could cook for and seat the whole group at meal times with ease. In particular, the huge upstairs living room offered ample space for the kids to play in when the weather turned, with the adults making use of the cosy ground-floor kitchen, dining and lounge areas. The layout of the bedrooms on every floor meant that parents had the option of sleeping close by small children, if they wished. Effectively, each family in our party had their own floor, which worked perfectly, with more room than was required. Owner Margaret couldn't have been more helpful or accommodating, to what was a fairly last-minute booking request. It was a treat to arrive and find wine and Welsh cakes on offer and, most importantly, simple instructions that allowed us to easily manage and get the most from this period property.

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Liked best: The generous amount of space and general character of the property
Traveling group: Friends
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tgel26
Basel
1 review
“Wonderful family holiday”
Reviewed March 3, 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We had a wonderful time at Gaer Hall for Christmas. We were 8 adults and 5 children (all under 5) and we fitted perfectly. The two dining areas made catering a breeze and the huge living room/library upstairs was the perfect place for 5 toddlers to run wild and yet allow the adults a quiet space to sit and read. Very cozy and warm with great walking just out the front door.

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Liked best: the 2 dining areas and huge living room
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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bushynose...
Westbury, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Huge and Perfect”
Reviewed November 2, 2014 for a stay in September 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Fantastic place for our family/friends get-together. Everyone had loads of space. Big kitchen where we could all chat over breakfast, massive dining room for dinner and games, and that fantastic, huge living room upstairs. Comfy bedrooms and lots to see nearby. A really nice place for a short break.

Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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