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Tintern Old Rectory B&B
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Tintern
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Quirky and lovely”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

We stayed here for three nights and delighted in the warm welcome we received in this perfectly placed B&B in Tintern. The parking space was useful but we then mostly walked or caught buses into Chepstow and Monmouth. The Wye Valley is such a great area to explore and our hosts had many maps and guide books to lend. The breakfasts are delicious with a wide choice at every stage of the proceedings. Do not miss the fried potatoes, cooked in a pan all of their own. Plenty of local places to eat in the evenings.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

Perched on the hillside overlooking the beautiful Wye River Valley, this B&B is marvelous. Great walks all around on both the Welsh and English sides. We spent time just watching cows in the pasture across the winding river from our room. The breakfasts were superb and we would gladly come back for another three nights to this delightful place.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

We had a lovely, restful one night stay here. Ian and Anika could not have been more welcoming and generous. We had a very quiet room at the back with a private entrance. Our bed was exceptionally comfortable and the breakfast was fabulous. Thank you :) Mary and Mark

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Reviewed 27 May 2014

We stayed 1 night here. We were made very welcome by Ian and Anika. Our front en suite room was clean, the bed comfortable, the view (despite the constant rain and occasional drifting mist) beautiful. The décor is a bit chintzy, but sort of in keeping with the date of this lovely old property set on a hillside overlooking the river. Free Wi-Fi is available. The room had tea and coffee making facilities. The breakfast was probably the best we have experienced. Most of the foods were sourced locally and organic and bread and preserves all homemade and with a wide selection of freshly prepared fruit juices. There was also kippers and Arbroath smokies on the menu. Nothing was too much trouble for the landlady and gent. Highly recommend this delightful B&B.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

We had a wonderful stay at this picturesque bed and breakfast. Anika and Ian were incredibly welcoming and friendly and the room was lovely and comfortable.
The breakfast was exceptional with a choice like we had never seen before. All home-cooked and fresh and prevented the need for a lunch!
The bed and breakfast is the perfect place to stay for walkers as there are many beautiful walks on the doorstep. We shall definitely be coming back again.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for one night to visit Abbey and do some walking. We stayed in the garden room at the back which was a large room with private entrance. Ian was very helpful and friendly. His breakfast was a feast that set us up for the day. With large selection of cooked food and large selection of fruit juices. We would stay here again for a weekend away as it's so comfortable.

Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

This is a must stay for anyone visiting Tintern Abbey and Wye Valley. Ian and Anika cannot do enough for guests, helping with valuable information on walks and hikes, the Abbey, Chepstow and the entire area. Best of all are the quaint and charming rooms looking out on a lovely old garden or to the river, hills and valleys beyond plus the delicious breakfasts which are truly gourmet and include homemade breads, jams, fresh, lovely eggs done in any way one chooses; in fact it is like ordering in a restaurant as they cook whatever combination you choose. Anika loaned me her waxed cloth raincoat for some of my walks as my own was inadequate for the unsettled weather. They also met me in Chepstow and helped me get to the train station as I was traveling by bus and train in the UK. I stayed three days and wished for more. The view of the Wye and their beautiful Judas tree in full bloom, my sweet room, and the great food are cherished memories. Thanks Anika and Ian!

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Additional Information about Tintern Old Rectory B&B

Property: Tintern Old Rectory B&B
Address: Main Road, Tintern NP16 6SG, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Monmouthshire > Tintern
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Tintern
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Charming, gracious 4 star Bed & Breakfast overlooking the River Wye, on the main road in Tintern Village. Exquisite river views, old-world charm, warm hospitality, lovely en-suite rooms, sitting room, wood fires, croquet & garden areas. Set in the Wye Valley ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, nearby magical Tintern Abbey, enjoy beautiful, tranquil scenery, legendary walking trails.Delicious, locally sourced breakfasts a specialty, freshly made bread, organic eggs, milk & produce, great bacon, sausage, lovely kippers. ... more   less 
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