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Reviewed 23 November 2015

This is not an ordinary B&B and so much the better for it. The house is in a fantastic position in one of the most beautiful parts of the country. You cross a couple of fields (on decent tracks) to get there, so trust your satnav. It is very ancient but has all the amenities you might expect or hope...

1Thank John E
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Situated off the beaten track with access via a rough track through 2 fields, at Hafod y Garreg you experience what it says on the tin. Welcoming hosts, a warm and comfortable old cottage in an isolated position. The dinners that Annie produced were excellent, served with humour by John who also produced an excellent breakfast each morning. The rooms...

Thank Mumblesman
Annie M, Owner at Hafod-Y-Garreg, responded to this review

You imply that you literally have to drive across fields, whereas in fact it is partly tarmac and partly compressed stone bridleway, passing through two fields, just to add, we have a sports car live here and therefore use it all the time. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and were comfortable.\we also enjoyed your company.

Reviewed 13 November 2015

Want to get away from it all this is definately the place to go..I booked this birthday getaway for my partner Adrians birthday and boy was I suprised. the overwelming views was breathtaking..Annie was a wealth of knolwedge on where to go and what to see,sitting down to one of her evening meals is an occasion that would make the...

Thank carl p
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2015

A true gem in the hills. From the moment we arrived at Hafod Y Garreg the warm welcolm we received from Annie & John was equal to the warmth from the log fire burning away. The house is stunning with period furniture and beautiful tapestries hanging on the wall. Our bedroom and bathroom didnt disappoint with both being exquisite.The breakfasts...

Thank Adrian N
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Set in beautiful countryside, Hafod y Garreg is a far cry from a hotel or a guest house for that matter, it is more like staying at the home of a good friend, though this home has been around for over 600 years. Built in 1402 as a hunting lodge for Henry IV it oozes character and it requires little...

Thank RevJames2013
St. Florence, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Richard, Charlie and I would like to say thank you to Annie & John for a fantastic two night stay at their gorgeous guest house. We did not know what to expect but it far exceeded our expectations. Rooms are beautifully decorated with lots of character, bed very comfortable and food was delicious. As well as breakfast we also opted...

1Thank Kerrie M
West Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This was our last stop on a week long tour around Wales. We were in Brecon for some fine jazz and then headed out to John & Annie's place. It is relatively easy to find however you do need to push beyond the doubts to ultimately find it. Original structure dates back to the early 1400's-----hard to believe, but true....

1Thank Craig T
Tillicoultry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Our journey having taken much longer than expected we were glad that we had booked an evening meal in this wonderful old house. Annie and John were welcoming, friendly hosts and over a pot of tea chatted to us about their home and interesting history behind it - and listened too to our holiday plans. The 3 course meal, cooked...

2Thank satchmo1259
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We stayed one night in mid April. Once we had found the house which is very secluded, we we given a warm welcome by Annie the owner and offered a very welcome cup of tea . We were shown to our stunning room through the amazing and ancient house. WOW! Our room was a suite with a roll top bath...

1Thank chris w
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2015

I stayed here with a party of two others last year, and it really is a charming place. The rooms are so quaint and full of interesting furniture, some of it clearly very old. The food was beautifully prepared and we took heaps of photos of the dining room. My criticism though was that whilst the hostess was lovely, the...

4Thank Cherry_Jam249
Annie M, Owner at Hafod-Y-Garreg, responded to this review

We may have the same language, but the interpretation is clearly very different.

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Hafod y Garreg is the oldest house in Wales, built as a hunting lodge for King Henry 1V. A medieval house snuggled in a hollow surrounded by beautiful countryside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hafod-Y-Garreg

Address: Hafod y Garreg, Erwood, Builth Wells Powys LD2 3TQ, Erwood LD2 3TQ, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Erwood
Price Range: $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hafod-Y-Garreg 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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“We lov d to ur room with beautiful ensuite bath (rolltop)”
charlottebuttermead, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Only two rooms, both very characterful. One has more living space and the other better en suite facilities.”
lilleypads2017, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Both rooms are equally beautiful”
465kerriem, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Only two bedrooms - we would be have been happy with either”
satchmo1259, 22 May 2015 | Read review
“Just get yourself there”
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