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The Horseshoe Guesthouse
Ranked #6 of 13 Rhayader B&B and Inns
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Ashford, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
“Dogs Welcome”
Reviewed 19 August 2013

This was our second stay, we have 1 disabled lady and 3 dogs between us, Paul and family make us so welcome, and comfortable that we will go back year after year when we attend the dog show.
The walks are superb, the food at the local pub is outstanding, and the area is so peaceful and the village is great to explore

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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paul r, Owner at The Horseshoe Guesthouse, responded to this review, 28 August 2013
Thank you very much for coming to stay with us again, Your dogs are welcome too and it is always interesting to hear about the show!
Kind Regards.
Paul
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Manchester
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Reviewed 4 August 2013

Stayed for three nights in the downstairs twin room. Very accessable for people who can't manage steps. Good en suite shower/wet room . Fruit teas and tea and coffee making facility Easy access to the outside seating area and very easy parking. Best part are the ample breakfasts that are provided with personal attention. Lovely lounge area with books and games. No traffic noise although very conveniently placed. This is a highly recommended place to stay.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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paul r, Owner at The Horseshoe Guesthouse, responded to this review, 28 August 2013
Thank you very much for coming to stay and you are more than welcome anytime. The lounge is a nice quiet place to relax and I am glad you made use of it,
Kind Regards.
Paul
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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

We stayed here as our 1st visit to Wales. Paul and family were lovely, the 4 of us had two twin rooms, both different but very comfy and clean. Breakfast set us up for the day and Rhayader is a lovely quite town, in the middle of lots of places to visit and things to do. It was so good we booked another night!! Also the car park was handy.
Highly recommend a visit.
If going again I would arrange to take our bikes as plenty to do and see

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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paul r, Owner at The Horseshoe Guesthouse, responded to this review, 28 August 2013
Thank you very much for coming to stay and you are more than welcome anytime. Especially with the bikes - this area is one of the best to be found anywhere for bike holidays.
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Paul
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Cardiff
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Reviewed 24 July 2013 via mobile

Paul was a very welcome host, and with our bikes securely locked away my friend and I were able to make full use of the facilities. We were in a twin room which was spot on apart from the door blind being quite translucent which meant we got woken at dawn by the sun, when a few more hours kip would've been welcome. That's the only reason for not giving the full five stars.
Breakfast was good, and I would definitely recommend the place for cyclists.

Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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paul r, Owner at The Horseshoe Guesthouse, responded to this review, 30 July 2013
Thanks for your kind comments, as a keen cyclist myself I like to support fellow cyclists with route planning and secure storage and not least, a breakfast to keep you going, I will look at the blind, thanks for telling me.
Kind Regards,
Paul
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Stafford, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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Reviewed 22 June 2013

A lovely place to stay in Rhayader, one of only a very few b&b's in the town with a car park.
Comfy rooms and Paul is a friendly host. Can recommend the scrabled eggs for breakfast and the riverside walk. Nice guest lounge with books and games and ample tea and coffee. Church Street is a quiet road, our room was at the front of the house but there was very little traffic noise.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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paul r, Owner at The Horseshoe Guesthouse, responded to this review, 2 July 2013
Thank you very much and you are more than welcome anytime. Can't beat fresh eggs!
Kind Regards.
Paul
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Leicestershire
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Reviewed 8 June 2013

We had a super 2 days at the Horseshoe Guesthouse. Good host, food was excellent, evening meal was very good value, freshly cooked, using locally sourced produce. As I'm a non meat eater I always get a bit worried about what's available. Need not have worried food was excellent, some of the best vegetarian food I've ever tasted. Well done Paul, it was much appreciated.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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paul r, Owner at The Horseshoe Guesthouse, responded to this review, 13 June 2013
Thank you for coming to stay, You were a pleasure to cook for and you can't beat it if you buy fresh food locally each day so I cannot take all the credit. Hope to see you again soon!
Kind Regards to you both,
Paul
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 May 2013

Stayed for 2 nights in a comfortable room. Breakfast is in a nice large room with plenty of space and large tables, the lounge is also a very good size with plenty of games etc that we were encouraged to use.
Due to the very old nature of the house out main sink for washing etc was actually in the bedroom instead of the en-suite, not a problem just a suprise. Plenty of off road parking and in an area close to the town.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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paul r, Owner at The Horseshoe Guesthouse, responded to this review, 28 May 2013
Thank you very much for coming to stay with us and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. See you again soon.
Kind Regards,
Paul
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Property: The Horseshoe Guesthouse
Address: Church Street, Rhayader LD6 5AT, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Rhayader
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Rhayader
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — The Horseshoe Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Horseshoe in Rhayader is a 200 year-old spacious Welsh stone building with lots of character and charm, the lounges are furnished with deep comfortable chairs, and are heavily beamed with a log fire for chilly evenings adding to the atmosphere. The Horseshoe has been recently refurbished to a high standard offering the very best in modern facilities whilst retaining the original charm of this lovely old building. Barcut Coch, meaning Red Kite, is a ground floor ensuite twin room suitable for wheelchair access. ... more   less 
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