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“A lovely stay”
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Castle Hotel
Ranked #1 of 13 Llandovery B&B and Inns
Reviewed April 7, 2014

Our room at the hotel was of excellent quality with a comfertable bed and all very clean: the bathroom was of a very good size with some nice shower gel to use. We ate at the hotel and the food at dinner was very good; the cocktails are well woth trying. The only downside was that the service at dinner was very slow with long gaps between courses and items not cleared away. Breakfast service was very good and very attentive with some interesing choices on the menu. Overall a very lovely place to stay which was very quiet when we were there.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 6, 2014

This hotel is a lovely old building which has been restored beautifully. The rooms are a wonderful size and spotless!
The bar area is cosy with a large open fire and big leather sofas where you can relax with a good wine.
The staff can not do enough for you, without being pushy and we were made to feel very welcome.
We booked last minute and got a great deal on our room and it really was a lovely stay.
You need to go just for the food!! The evening meal was gorgeous and the breakfast menu was fantastic.

Room Tip: We booked a 'best room' and it was worth the little extra cost
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  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 5, 2014

Castle Hotel certainly is a great choice if you plan to spend some time in the Brecon Beacons National Park. It is a stylish old hotel with nice and spacious rooms and extremely comfortable beds. The food in the hotel restaurant is good as well, especially the hot breakfast (which is included in price of the accommodation) was delicious. The stuff was fine, some of them not completely friendly, but nothing to worry about.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 3, 2014

Nothing was too much trouble for this hotel where we stayed for one night visiting relations. The free car park was a bonus, the alternative being paying 70p per hour in the public car park. Special requests were handled without a fuss. We liked the little touches like bottled water in the good sized bedroom and lovely toiletries in the bathroom. This is an old building with many original features, and also creaking floorboards, but for us this only added to the charm. The hotel even has its' own museum. The restaurant dinner menu offered a good selection of meals, including local produce. We enjoyed two excellent evening meals although perhaps not as good value as the hotel accommodation. All in all, a recommended centrally situated hotel.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 26, 2014

We visit Llandovery regularly as we have relatives nearby. The Castle Hotel has been transformed by the new owners to a delightful place to stay, retaining the features of an old coaching inn with lovely large rooms and modern bathrooms. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was excellent. We will certainly start to use the hotel for our regular visits and would highly recommend it as a comfortable well equipped place with plenty of local character.

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Reviewed March 25, 2014

Just a one night stay before walking in the Black Mountains. Plenty of choice on evening menu with specials. Breakfast good quality. Room 6 is spacious and although at the front of the hotel we didn't get disturbed by road noise. All clean and tidy. Hotel is very old in places so the floors are uneven and creak a bit but this adds to the charm. Very dog friendly. Would definitely stay again.

Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 22, 2014

My husband and I had a great birthday stay in a good hotel. It was well equipped and in a good location for exploring the surrounding country side of Wales. Meals were excellent and a good choice. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Would strongly recommend.

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Additional Information about Castle Hotel

Address: Kings Road, Llandovery SA20 0AP, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Carmarthenshire > Llandovery
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Llandovery
Price Range: $81 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Castle Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The newly refurbished Castle Hotel in Llandovery has recently been reopened, by the small family run business, Taste Inn Wales owned and managed Sean Gerrard, Glyn and Jessica Bridgeman. The rooms, lovingly refurbished and their interior is honest, friendly and welcoming to all. Whether you are planning an outdoor activity break on the mountains, water, or in the air, our facilities are ideally suited to help you rest, recharge and recover. The bar and restaurant serve high quality local produce, cooked simply and beautifully. ... more   less 
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