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Afon Rhaiadr Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 34 Dolgellau B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Wirral
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12 reviews
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“Fantastic B&B”
Reviewed August 12, 2013

We have just had a fantastic two night stay at Afon Rhaiadr. It is a great B&B in a lovely setting. We stayed in the lilac room, it was decorated beautifully, clean and fresh with views on to the front garden. Janet and Martin were really welcoming and made us feel at home. We dined there both nights, Martin is a great gourmet chef, the food was amazing - the chocolate tart was to die for! We highly recommend this beautiful B&B and will definitely be going back.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Janet J, Owner at Afon Rhaiadr Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, August 20, 2013
Hi both, thank you for your lovely review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the furture
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

Had a great stay Janet & Martin were very welcoming & made us feel at home,they have a beautiful house & lovely big garden.We stayed in room 5 couldn't fault it everything was perfect.
Breakfast was very good with lots to choose from.
Had evening meals both nights & food was excellent Martin knows how to cook & presentation was superb worth every penny.Only stayed two nights but wish we had booked in for longer.
Try it you won't be disappointed.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Janet J, Owner at Afon Rhaiadr Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, August 20, 2013
What a lovely review - we are really glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes Jan & Martin
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Bury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

I booked this place as a surprise birthday present for my wife. This looked a great place on various websites and they were certainly correct!! Arriving to a warm welcome by Janet & Martin the house was idyllic. We were shown to our room which was large, well furnished and a fantastic modern bathroom. We had afternoon tea in the garden by the waterfall. The evening meals we had were out of this world and not what you would expect from a B&B (it was such a shame that the restaurant was closed on a Sunday and we had to source other facilities)! The choice of food on the breakfast menu was wide and again served and cooked to perfection. Although we didn't need to ask for anything it appeared that nothing would have been too much trouble. A lovely place, lovely food, lovely owners! See you soon I'm sure!! Worth every penny!

Room Tip: We stayed in Honeysuckle which was excellent! The pics on the website are spot on so if you like the...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Janet J, Owner at Afon Rhaiadr Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, August 20, 2013
Thank you both for a fabulous review, We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. See you again soon. Best wishes Jan & Martin
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Hereford
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

Well what a lovely place to stay and enjoy the lovely surroundings. We were pushed for dates but luckily managed to get booked in for a couple of evenings. The accommodation is first class and very clean and comfortable. The weather was extremely hot and so we spent one of the afternoons in the glorious gardens that offered comfortable seating and plenty of shade. I will certainly be going back as soon as I can. Excellent all round and thanks for a great time.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Janet J, Owner at Afon Rhaiadr Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, August 20, 2013
Thank you for a lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to meeting up again. Best wishes Jan & Martin
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

Just back from a weekend at Afon Rhaiadr and have to commend this lovely B&B. Very tastefully refurbished last year it's very clean & comfortable. We had a very warm welcome from the owners, Jan & Martin and their staff. Great attention to detail everywhere you look. What really made it for us was the quality of the food! Martin is a genuinely gourmet chef and it shows. We rarely have evening meals in B&B's but we arrived later than planned and were tired & hungry so went with it. So glad we did as it was excellent. So much so, we did the same for our second night. Superb !

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Janet J, Owner at Afon Rhaiadr Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, August 20, 2013
Thank you both for a lovely review and taking the trouble to write one. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to meeting you again in the near future. Best wishes Jan & Martin
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

Our daughter gave us a two day break for an xmas present, so we chose the Afon Rhaidr Country House. What a beautiful place it is. Our Hosts Jan and Martin made us feel very welcome, our room was 5 star rating, our bathroom was 5 star rating, our food was 5 star rating and our hosts were 6 star rating. I recommend the Afon Rhaidr anytime of the year to anyone who likes being really looked after and what a stunning part of our country

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Janet J, Owner at Afon Rhaiadr Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, August 20, 2013
Thank you both for a lovely review and taking the trouble to write one. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to meeting you again in the near future. Best wishes Jan & Martin
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

A little difficult to find initially as we forgot our satnav(!) but got there eventually and it was beautiful, in a lovely setting and I can't fault the room (complete with jacuzzi bath). The breakfasts were gorgeous and the owners very nice. We heard an owl just outside the window, in the woods and I've never seen the stars so bright anywhere else! Would recommend for visiting the Snowdonia area, makes a perfect base for this part of Wales. A couple of shops/restaurants/pubs in Dolgellau and around, but be aware that in low season lots of places are closed mid-week. Worth checking before you leave!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Janet J, Owner at Afon Rhaiadr Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, May 14, 2013
Thank you for your lovely comments. As soon as we have finished all we want to do for this year in the garden, we will be offering evening meals more days of the week, so no problem for the Winter months with candle-lit dining and cosy log fires.
Hope to see you then with a warm welcome. Martin & Jan
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Property: Afon Rhaiadr Bed and Breakfast
Address: Glanrafon A494, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 2AH, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Dolgellau
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 34 B&Bs / Inns in Dolgellau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Afon Rhaiadr Bed and Breakfast 5*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Victorian Boutique 5* Gold Award Country House in 3 acres with garden, woodland&waterfalls.Stylish décor, luxury bathrooms, luxury bedding, towels robes etc.Set in stunning scenery of Snowdonia near mountains and coast.Walkers paradise. Cyclists & Adventure attractions. ... more   less 
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