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

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Guernseyl...
Guernsey, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great Place”
Reviewed 4 August 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Immaculately clean in a great setting with a traditional pub not far away. Lovely garden area and have no complaints whatsoever other than it may be time to invest in a newer and slightly larger TV. No internet but we knew that. Great base to walk and explore from

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Liked best: Positionand garden
Liked least: Old small TV
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
5 Aug 2015
Thank you for your review, and we are so pleased you were able to enjoy the garden and outside space as well as the cottage - the weather in the UK does not always allow this! The TV is not actually that small, and we will renew it one day, but we are aware that the cottage is a Georgian Listed Building, and we do not want a TV to be too 'space age' ! (and you are quite correct, no internet in the cottage itself, but it is available in most of the pubs and cafes, libruary and TIC, just a short stroll away). Again, many thanks for your review, and Crickhowell welcomes you back at any time...
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Bellamand...
United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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“Great wee cottage”
Reviewed 7 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

This was a return visit to this lovely cottage in a vey nice village. It has everything you could need and a BBQ if the sun shines. It's a great base for days out at Hay on Wye (vintage fairs, book festival), Bike Park Wales, walking through waterfalls, the Big Pit, the cave/dinosaur theme park, climbing hills and visiting the local vineyard (at Sugarloaf), The village itself is full of good pubs (the Bear being particularly good for dinner) and nice shops. The fact we went back again this year says it all.

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Jul 2015
Thank you or your review of your time in Crickhowell, and we are so glad you all had a good week - certainly you struck lucky with the weather, which brings this beautiful area into it's own. Christina (owner)
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Andy S
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“An absolutely charming, delightful cottage, we hope to stay again!”
Reviewed 5 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

The place was perfectly located a few doors from a great pub serving excellent food, and an easy walk into the village. There is a great river walk nearby too.
The place itself we found perfectly laid out, comfortable beds and furniture, great kitchen, wonderful garden, and spotlessly clean!
I would hope to stay again when I am next in Crickhowell.
Highly recommended!

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Liked best: Everything about the place
Liked least: I couldn't fault the place
Travelling group: Friends
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Management Response
7 May 2015
Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of the cottage and I am so glad you all enjoyed your stay. Crickhowell is a very special place, and people do appreciate it's uniquness! Christina
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Fanny D
2 reviews
“Just perfect”
Reviewed 29 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Christina is very welcoming. The cottage is so cute and comfortable. We found everything we needed as if we were at home.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
31 Mar 2015
Thank you so much for your kind comments about the cottage - we do try to make it feel welcoming, so it is good to know that that is what our guests feel! Christina
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richardcA...
Rugby, United Kingdom
1 review
“What a great place!”
Reviewed 25 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014

Discovered Crickhowell while on a canal holiday, a couple of years ago. Had been wanting to come back ever since. This cottage was a great find, had everything we could need, an excellent starting point from which to explore the Brecon Beacons. Friendly locals, lovely owners, a truly great little town.
A very enjoyable stay.

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Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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