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James' Place at Brynawel

Queens Road, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 0HD Wales
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#9 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Merthyr Tydfil
At James' Place we can offer you either a traditional hotel room or a fully equipped studio in Merthyr Tydfil, with the added benefit of your own kitchen, you can expect quality affordable accommodation that suits you. Brynawel is a beautiful Victorian house next door to Thomastown Park and has stunning views over the Merthyr valley. Brynawel is walking distance to Merthyr Tydfil town centre, train and bus station. Merthyr Tydfil is a short drive from The Brecon Beacons, Pen-Y-Fan, 4 Waterfalls in waterfall county, Bike Park Wales, Penderyn Whiskey Distillery and the house is minutes away from Prince Charles Hospital
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Horseback riding
Non-smoking hotel
Mini golf
Aerobics offsite
Bowling offsite
Canoeing offsite
Squash offsite
Tennis court offsite
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Dining area
Clothes rack
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Electric kettle
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rolyatnai wrote a review Jun 2019
Telford, United Kingdom49 contributions65 helpful votes
I booked in here for 2 nights with work, and met James on arrival, who was effervescent and really helpful, it's close to the town centre and a short (but very steep) walk from the station. Good parking, and a great entrance hall lead to a great victorian house, tasyefully decorayed, with a nicely appointed room. One note, this is board only, but close enough to cafes to get a decent breakfast. Being only 6 miles straight drive to the Brecon Beacons and Pen Y Fan i think this is a great and inexpensive house to base your trip into the amazing countryside from.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
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Jekaterina E wrote a review Mar 2019
Highworth, United Kingdom126 contributions30 helpful votes
The apartment is in the lovely house with free parking, very welcoming owner. When I booked this place for our weekend getaway it was stated that this is a studio apartment however when we got there the lovely owner said that there is a room in our apartment that belongs to them and that they store their stuff in it. Which we understand up to the point. It is not very professional to come into the apartment and use the room when the guests are inside. After it happened it felt like we were not renting a studio but a room in the house with the neighbours. Which spoilt our opinion about this place and the whole experience. There is a nice big bed in the room, the only problem with it was that the sheet was coming off the mattress for the whole time because it was too small for the mattress. There was mold on the wall in one place, it wasnt very pleasing to see it in the apartment. The door in the shower was not closing. In our opinion the apartment needs a bit of freshing up. The kitchen definitely needs some paper towels and hot water because it is impossible to wash dishes in cold water. We assumed that for that reason the plates and cups in the apartment were stained and greasy. Thank you.
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Date of stay: March 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Nicola T wrote a review Mar 2019
35 contributions2 helpful votes
Just returned from a lovely weekend in the studio James’ Place. I cannot fault the accommodation, the interior has been designed with an “industrial” type feel, lots of lovely features. From the funky foot shaped loo roll holder, the green sheep in the window and my personal favourite the rainbow dog statue! Note look for the “James was ere” statement somewhere in the studio! I was very surprised on check in morning to receive a call from the owner asking if there was anything else he could do make our trip special. I had made a mention in an email of our trip being for my husbands birthday, imagine my husbands delight that upon arrival to find a card and a lovely bottle of red was waiting for him! I cannot leave a review without a mention to the fresh Welsh cakes made by James’s mum, they are the best I’ve ever tasted! All in all highly recommend, fab attention to detail and we would definitely visit again! Loved it ! Thanks for a wonderful stay, we will be back!!
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
johnbev2017 wrote a review Aug 2018
Mountain Ash, United Kingdom4 contributions
We stayed in the Taffy room at James Place, High St, Dowlais to attend a friends wedding. The room was gorgeous really clean and fresh and very modern. We had a very comfortable & peaceful night with everything there that we needed. The welsh cakes provided were lush. Would certainly recommend the property.
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Date of stay: August 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Taffy room is ideally located at the top and to the back of the property so very quiet, off the...
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Rachel Scrivener wrote a review May 2018
Suffolk, United Kingdom49 contributions18 helpful votes
My sister in law and I recently visited and stayed at James place for a weekend. The room was beautifully presented, very clean and we had a super king size bed which was very comfortable. We also had the kitchen and bathroom to ourselves and found everything that we needed was available. We really enjoyed or stay and found that our hosts went beyond and above what we would expect by providing welsh cakes and home made honey! Location was perfect and the views from our room were beautiful. We will definitely be back for a second stay in the future. Would highly recommend.
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Date of stay: May 2018
US$64 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about James' Place at Brynawel
What are some of the property amenities at James' Place at Brynawel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at James' Place at Brynawel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at James' Place at Brynawel?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at James' Place at Brynawel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to James' Place at Brynawel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bessemer hotel Carvery and Grill, Portugalles, and Lady Charlotte Restaurant.
Are there any historical sites close to James' Place at Brynawel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Morlais Castle (1.8 miles) and Trefil Quarry (4.1 miles).