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“Some good points, some not so good”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Conrah Hotel

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Conrah Hotel
Ranked #3 of 13 Hotels in Aberystwyth
Certificate of Excellence
North Wales
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184 reviews
106 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
“Some good points, some not so good”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2010

Stayed for one night recently as a 24 hour delegate for a conference.
Pros: Good conference room- light and spacious; very good service at all times- polite and responsive; nice buffet lunch; relaxing lounges and bar area with flat-screen tv.
Cons: stayed in a single room that needed updating- uninspired furniture and 1980s bathroom; main course in restaurant was disappointing, hotel grounds could do with some attention.
Overall- a comfortable, but average stay.

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled on business
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2010

Stayed for three nights,could not fault it .The staff were friendly and helpful, the breakfasts and dinners were very good and the room had views to die for!The new owners seem to be pulling out all the stops.We look forward to our next visit.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Leicestershire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2010

We adored the hotel, the location, the food, the staff were courteous, helpful and nothing was too much trouble.
We are going to go back and back to this hotel, days later I am still thinking about waking up to that spectacular view and wishing I was still there.
Thank you Conrah

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled as a couple
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portsmouth
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2010

We paid the extra and stayed in one of the courtyard rooms. It was huge very clean and recently refurbished. Very comfortable. The breakfast in the hotel was plentiful and well cooked, we only ate in the restaurant the first night we were there and although the food was acceptable it was nothing special so we paid for a taxi into Aberwystwyth on the second night which was about £7. The hotel did have a good selection of reasonably priced wines. The only downside to the hotel was that there was no atmosphere, we were the only two people in the bar in the evening and although you couldn't fault the staff who were very pleasant and helpful, it was just very quiet. I know they are under new management so perhaps in time things will pick up.

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled as a couple
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2010

My wife and I visited for a family wedding in the hotel in June 2010. The hotel is easily found on the main coast road to Aberystwyth. Is is situated on the side of a beautiful valley and is very picturesque. There is a large gravel carpark next to the hotel. The hotel consists of a large manor house with bar, restaurant, and function room down stairs in the main manor style house. Rooms are upstairs and in single story buildings at the rear.
The wedding ceremony was held in the function room and the reception in a large marquee on the grass terrace. The food was excellent and the staff very efficient and polite.
We stayed in room 10, one of the outer newer rooms. It was very large and modern and all we could need. The views from the large window were excellent.
After a heavy night breakfast was very welcome. A excellent traditional fry-up with healthy options. the staff were speedy and despite a full hotel there was little waiting time.
Overall this is somewhere we would return to for a relaxing weekend.

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled as a couple
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Cardiff
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2010

Although the decor and fittings are a little dated in parts, the service was aboslutely impeccable and the food of Michelin star standard. All staff were attentive, pleasant and an excellent example of how to make guests feel welcome. A superb stay in a beautiful country setting, thanks.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled with family
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Farnborough, Hants
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2010

We had the pleasure of staying at the Conrah for 1 night. The room was spacious and had an amazing view over the grounds and valley. The neighbouring sheep, complete the picture postcard. The bed was comfortable, with great pillows as were the bath towels and robes. The robes were a great added touch and we did not expect to have these in our room. We also both had dinner in the hotel restaurant and the food was delicious, i can highly recommend the bannoffie pie. Breakfast was al acarte and very relaxed. The hotel was full, but we had ample time to have fresh pastries and juices, followed by a full Welsh breakfast. The staff in the hotel are attentive and friendly, everyone we met were accommodating and willing to help.
The location was excellent, we were able to take a day trip to beautiful neighbouring towns/villages including NewQuay - which is not to be missed. Picturesque on the coastline.
If you are visiting Aberystwyth then I would take a trip to the Conrah, I believe that they have a new bar menu, as well as coffee and cake mornings all to come, part of the new management. We will be back to try these out.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Conrah Hotel

Property: Conrah Hotel
Address: Chancery, Aberystwyth SY23 4DF, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Ceredigion > Aberystwyth
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 13 Hotels in Aberystwyth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Conrah Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A beautiful country house hotel set in picturesque Mid-Wales, the Conrah is perfect for both leisure and business. Relax with a drink in the new Valley View Bar or lounge, enjoy a delicious meal in the restaurant, then retire to your room for a restful and relaxing nights sleep. ... more   less 
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Conrah Country Aberystwyth
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