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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Crickhowell, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales

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Rach G
1 review
“Cosy cottage, can't wait to return!”
Reviewed 21 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

The cottage was wonderful and the owner had thought of everything we could possibly need. The garden was a particularly pleasant spot to enjoy a cup of tea after being out and about. Hoping to return same time next year!

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
26 Aug 2014
Thank you so much for your review - we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay, as we have tried really hard to provide a real 'homne from home' - so one can just walk in and enjoy the holiday. Glad that the weather was good to you, so you were able to enjoy being outside in the peace and quiet...
Looking forward to seeing you all again next year! Christina
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sueandble...
Leigh, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“home from home”
Reviewed 7 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Wonderful cottage with every thing you could possibly need.Good location near river and a freat olde worlde pub.Parking was a bit tricky but we did arrive the last weekend of Hay Festival.
Extremely reasonably priced for this standard of accommodation. Will definitely use again.

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Liked best: lovely tranquil garden well equipped kitchen
Liked least: no wifi or anywhere else free in village.Parking
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Jun 2014
Just as information for future guests - although there is no wifi in the cottage, there is in fact free wifi in the Library and also various cafes in Crickhowell - two minutes walk away! (there is reference to this in the Information Folder in the cottage). Christina (owner)
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Mark D
Corfe Mullen, United Kingdom
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343 reviews
72 hotel reviews
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“A Brilliant Base in the Brecons”
Reviewed 28 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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I think this was our 5th stay at Ramblers Cottage and so we obviously really like the cottage and love what Crickhowell has to offer. We try and visit once a year, normally in Feb/March time.
The cottage is very comfortable and extremely well equipped and sits in a quiet street in town. It is warm and cosy and feels homely and if the weather is decent there is a stone walled garden to sit out in.
The thing about the location is that once you have arrived you might not need your car again for the duration of your stay as you have access to walks out on the hills as well as the opportunity for a flat walk beside the nearby canal.
Crickhowell itself is a small town but has all you need for your stay. You do not need to bring anything with you as each morning you can take the 5min walk into town and get your fresh bread etc from the bakers, get your paper and anything else you might need from the mini store. It's great, I can't do that at home it's a real treat to get back to the cottage with warm bread. There are also butchers, grocers and cafe's in town.
There are several pubs in town, the nearest one being about 100yds from the front door of the cottage and which has a small garden overlooking the river. There are a handful of other pubs up in the town centre.
Christina the owner is extremely welcoming and helpful and so I would recommend this cottage to anyone who wants to get outdoors and explore the local area, which is very pretty.
We will be back i'm sure of that.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Chris270
Newcastle Emlyn, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
Reviewed 2 March 2014 for a stay in February 2014

An excellent cottage in an excellent location. Everything was catered for, the best equipped kitchen I've ever come across in a rental. It was worm regardless of the temperature outside. In Crickhowell you have a choice of some cracking restaurants just book early.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Older travelers Families with young children
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Pac1511
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
“Lovely Cottage,Perfect Location”
Reviewed 20 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014

Ramblers Rest is a beautiful cottage in a beautiful setting in the heart of Crickhowell within a minutes walk of the high street.
The accommodation was spotless and the garden just devine.
Condiments were available in case you forgot something.
It was a lovely surprise to find milk in the fridge and wine on the table to greet us.
We would highly recommend staying here.
Christina was extremely helpful and friendly.

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Liked best: Beds were sooo comfortable
Liked least: The Weather!!
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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