We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Checkers

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Montgomery
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
View Map
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

87 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for The Checkers
See the most recent reviews
Showing 87: English reviews
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We stayed overnight following a tasting menu experience in the restaurant itself. There are only a small number of rooms, however, they are exceptional. Everything you need is provided to the highest standard and is hard not to enjoy. Homemade biscuits welcome you together with a range of delightful teas/coffees and a jug of fresh milk in the fridge. Top...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Bluefox8
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Come here for dinner and stay over, lovely,comfortable rooms, modern en-suites with great showers and excellent products. Feast on Sarah's amazing biscuits. All the staff are charming and most helpful especially Leanne.A wonderful place to stay and dine.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ronnie C
Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Last year we had a wonderful evening at the Checkers, and resolved to return , which we did last weekend. After a long drive up from South Wales, we were warmly welcomed and taken to our very pretty bedroom. Falling asleep almost as soon as I had demolished one of the delicious cookies, we woke to find it was almost...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Millie024
Shropshire
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We dined at The Checkers to celebrate with 2 friends our joint 50th Wedding Anniversaries in 2016. We all loved the 5 course tasting menu, the fantastic though not overpowering service, the decor and the atmosphere. The food was without exception and in each and every course sensational. The platter of bread in its many delicious forms made us aware...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Born2befree
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Our visit was a treat from start to finish: a warm welcome set the tone for the friendly, efficient but unobtrusive service that followed. Aperitifs and appetisers were excellent, the eight course tasting menu never put a foot wrong and the wine pairings were the best I've had. Many of the wines were not ones I would usually drink but...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Poshtottynottoo
BRIDGNORTH
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We treated ourselves to a 5 course taster menu and stayed overnight mid week in February. Delightful hosts and staff. Beautifully presented bedroom and dining room and the evening meal lived up to expectations, as did breakfast. Montgomery, though small, is worth exploring for its historic buildings, dramatically positioned castle, impressive church and amazing Bunners hardware emporium.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Dorothy L
Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Valentine's Day and my wife and I had booked the special taster menu at The Checkers, a real treat from start to finish, nine courses and at the end we had no room for the final offering of a French cheeseboard, with accompaniments. So many courses, each very different and all delightful, we shall definitely be back!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Janian25
Shropshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for my husbands birthday and we were thrilled. Our room was beautiful. Lovely furnishings and little touches like fresh home made cookies along With loose leaf tea helps to make things feel even more special. Although we faced the road, it wasn't noisy. The bed was quite hard but not the worst! Check in and out was...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank sleepeatexplore
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Fabulous food gorgeous people, highly recommend this restaurant and boutique hotel. It just happens to be in the most magical of towns with the friendliest of people. Lots of little shops and a castle on a hill to wander up to. We were treated to the taster menu and could barely manage to finish it was exquisite totally unforgettable And...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank PatsyRamshaw
Wrexham
Reviewed 27 November 2015

A mid-week taster menu and stay-over for two was almost impossible to better. Clean, comfortable room, pleasant, knowledgeable staff and fine French style dining at its pinnacle. We took the evening taster menu of 7 courses. Each a work of art, immaculately presented with such perfect flavour and texture combinations abounding, but still in sufficient quantity to satisfy. Absolutely perfect...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank DaveyWaveyWrexham

28 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (28)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (16)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Montgomery
0.1 mi away
The Dragon Hotel
The Dragon Hotel
#1 of 1 in Montgomery
245 reviews
3.6 mi away
Mellington Hall Hotel
Mellington Hall Hotel
#1 of 1 in Mellington
375 reviews
7.8 mi away
The Castle Hotel
The Castle Hotel
#1 of 1 in Bishops Castle
686 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
6.9 mi away
The Royal Oak Hotel
The Royal Oak Hotel
#1 of 1 in Welshpool
539 reviews
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Checkers

Address: Broad Street, Montgomery SY15 6PN, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Montgomery
Hotel Class:5 star — The Checkers 5*
Also Known As:
The Checkers Montgomery, Wales
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from The Checkers staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from The Checkers staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“There are only 5 rooms but all are good.”
 of 5 bubbles PhilipS963, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms above the restaurant are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Bluefox8, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Room Argen was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles AJG333, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are at the back but all are stylish.”
 of 5 bubbles BuryRowland, 17 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The Agen room looked out over the Town Hall Square but it is a very quiet little town”
 of 5 bubbles JoanArty, 24 Apr 2015 | Read review
5 of 5