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Chessington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were greeted by a friendly receptionist and shown to our room, number 21. It was a small room with white painted walls and green carpets and a double bed, wardrobe and drawers, a tiny TV, kettle, mugs and tea/coffee. There was a lovely bathroom with a large self-standing bath and a separate shower but only one small shelf to...

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Thank you for your feedback, I am sorry if it appears we are more dog friendly than human friendly, as a B & B midweek we cater for guests with or without, however it does appear that “word has gotten out” and we have many more doggie guests. Although at weekends you wont see a dog in sight! I am...

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here for two nights with my partner and very much enjoyed our stay, I would certainly recommend the Castle for a romantic get away. The Castle is situated in a fantastic location within the Brecon Beacons, of which you can see from the rear of the Castle. The grounds of the castle itself are stunning and I would...

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MichaelLudwig, Manager at Craig-y-Nos Castle, responded to this review

Thankyou for your positive and comprehensive review. It is great that firstly you have recommended the Castle for a romantic stay, not least also noting our Dog Friendly approach is not off putting. It is welcoming to note your comments about the bar area being warm and comfortable allowing you to relax. I am pleased to read your good comments...

New Forest, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My Fiance and I stayed here in March for the ghost tour and our whole stay was wonderful. Although we didn't see any ghosts, Steve was a great tour guide and had us all laughing throughout the night. Our whole was lovely with amazing views. We took advantage of the Brecons on the doorstep of the castle and had many...

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MichaelLudwig, Manager at Craig-y-Nos Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for excellent review - great to hear that you enjoyed and that Steve was the host you had, and enjoyed. Your recommendation is gratefully received. Hopefully you will return M!chael

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first stay at Craig-y-Nos Castle and what a great place to stay. We stayed for 3 nights in a double room with great views over the country park,the first morning we left our dog in the room when we went down for breakfast as we wern't sure what to expect,there were about 10 dogs all sat by...

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MichaelLudwig, Manager at Craig-y-Nos Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive review. It is great to read your comments and find that you enjoyed your stay as did fudge, and that you are going to return. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your breakfast – as did Fudge and that you also enjoyed the evening meal. We try to look after our doggy friends as much...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Totally unique, strangely romantic in a shabby-round-the-edges faded glory kind of way, this Welsh gothic castle was a wonderful setting for a break with our dog, yet was equally yet differently appropriate for the fairytale weddings taking place in the 19th century opera house within the castle. It's beautiful, but a bit shabby in parts, definitely not corporate and, really,...

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Thank you for your kind comments, it is much appreciated. The Castle indeed is different – unique to the fact that it is still the only Hotel in Wales with a fully functioning theatre – hence the historical and romantic aspect, drawing in weddings! We try to keep away from a polished and uniformed image allowing each room to offer...

Chester, United Kingdom
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer a stunning location and the carefully preserved ambiance of a Welsh Castle Craig y Nos offers visitors a unique experience, whether it be just enjoying an overnight stay, or as a guest at a major function. Now largely restored to its former glory which, set against the backdrop of the park, makes it the ideal base for walkers, photographers, and other visitors to the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Craig-y-Nos Castle

Address: Brecon Road, Penycae, Brecon Beacons National Park SA9 1GL, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Brecon Beacons National Park > Penycae
Price Range: £134 - £217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Craig-y-Nos Castle 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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Craig-y-Nos Castle Hotel Penycae
Craig-y-Nos Castle Penycae, Wales - Powys
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“They dont provide lunch but pleanty of local pubs and cafes around”
jillianashley, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one in the atrium. They are larger than the others.”
pilburyf, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“First floor rooms are quiet”
FrancescaKeogh, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I would imagine all rooms had good views of the surrounding countryside and gardens.”
  • The grounds of the Country Park which run next to the hotel through a gate.
lizj99, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ground floor would have been easier with the dog, but A21 has an amazing roll top bath!”
amybC2061ZM, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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