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“Hidden gem that's nearly there”
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Ty Mawr Mansion
Ranked #1 of 1 Cilcennin B&B and Inns
Manchester, England
Level 5 Contributor
46 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Hidden gem that's nearly there”
Reviewed 28 August 2007

I stumbled across the hotel from a listing on late rooms and then came to Trip Advisor to read the reviews - only to find that there weren't any (so I'm trying to remedy that now that I'm back home).

The owners, Martin and Alison, were very welcoming and attentive. I particularly appreciated Martin coming to the car to meet us and carry our bags to the room.

The room was a large size and the bathroom was great with whirlpool bath and huge shower head - but surprisingly a tiny corner sink.

Dinner was excellent - an interesting menu, an informal atmosphere, food cooked to perfection.

However, for the price I would expect a few extras: there weren't any bathrobes or slippers in the bedroom; no olives or nuts were served with the pre-dinner drinks; the cooked breakfast was fantastic but the juices were cheap and there wasn't any yoghurt; and a 10.30 checkout does seem particularly early.

If you do stay I'd recommend a trip to New Quay - a beautiful seaside location a short drive from the hotel. You can go on a dolphin-spotting boat trip, go for a walk on the beach, or paddle in the sea.

  • Liked — Excellent food
  • Disliked — Missed the finishing touches from a hotel in this price bracket
  • Stayed August 2007, travelled as a couple
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Seaham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 August 2007

We have just returned from 3 fantastic nights at Ty Mawr Mansion and wanted to let people know what a great place it is!!

We were greeted by the owner and show to our room, all I can say is WOW! The room had a fantastic bed, Widescreen TV, Sky, DVD, Internet in a great seating area with 2 sofas and a fantastic bathroom with great jacuzzi bath and rain shower!!

We would have been happy not to leave our room for 3 days but the surrounding area has loads of great places to visit, although we did come back for an afternoon nap each day cos it seemed a waste to only use the room at night!

Onto the food...

The food and atmosphere here is as good or better than any restaurants we have been to including top restaurants in USA and Michelin Restaurants in UK. Each course is full of flavour and perfectly presented by friendly and attentive staff, including the owners.
Breakfast is fantastic, using local ingredients including their own pigs!!

I could go on and on but would rather you went and saw for yourself. If you need a relaxing break then this is the place for you!!

  • Liked — Room and food!
  • Disliked — Nothing!
  • Stayed August 2007, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 August 2007

Arrived in a terrible storm on July 20 to receive a very warm welcome from Martin. We had a superb suite. Home made biscuits were provided . Bedroom was huge with large screen TV and luxurious bathroom. We stayed 2 nights and ate in on both occasions. Cooking superb from a varied and imaginative menu. Wide choice of reasonably priced wines.Excellent breakfasts using local ingredients and the best toast we have ever eaten.Service was attentive throughout. Impossible to find fault in any way. We would certainly go back.

  • Liked — Everything was top quality
  • Stayed July 2007, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Ty Mawr Mansion

Property: Ty Mawr Mansion
Address: Cilcennin SA48 8DB, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Ceredigion > Cilcennin
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Cilcennin
Hotel Class:5 star — Ty Mawr Mansion 5*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The only Country House in Ceredigion to have been awarded 5-Star Status, Ceredigion Tourism Business of the Year Award Winner, 2 AA Rosettes for Restaurant and AA Guest Accommodation of the Year Award for Wales. These are some of the accolades that have been achieved since the opening of Ty Mawr in 2005. Luxurious property with exceptional food, this is truly the new brand of Country House, with beautiful extra-large bedrooms with modern up- to-date facilities and not a hint of stuffiness. Ideal place to relax and unwind in peace and tranquility, yet ideally located for Aberaeron, Brecon Beacons, Heritage Coast and the surrounding areas. Chosen to host the Hollywood stars Keira Knightly, Sienna Miller and Matthew Rhys whilst filming in the area for a whole month. ... more   less 
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