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Elan Valley Hotel
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Rhayader
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 1 March 2014

we visited as a family and had room 7 - it was lovely and the beds were comfortable with all good facilities. The staff were really friendly and because the hotel wasn't busy we were able to take our evening meals in the room or in the lounge in front of the tv! really good food and lovely real ale! I think we will come back as it is such a good spot to explore this lovely part of wales

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 February 2014

Spent a night here in February 2014. A bit tired on the outside, but the room was nicely furnished, very clean and the staff were lovely. We had a bar meal and the food was good with generous portions. The breakfast was lovely!! A full English, but nicely cooked, not all greasy and well presented. Decent coffee. Sat eating breakfast while watching red kites and buzzards circling over the mountain at the back of the hotel. We definitely recommend and would love to go back.

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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

We did not stay at the Hotel. We did however stop by for Sunday lunch, it was delicious. We had a choice of roasts and the vegetables and potatoes were plentiful, and most importantly real homemade gravy. Fantastic!!

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 December 2013

We recently spent the night here, after a days walking in the Elan dams. Really friendly reception when we arrived, we stayed in the garden room which was excellent for our dog as it opened straight out on the garden. The food was superb and the bar was great. We will definately be going back.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank JesusJones_36
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Reviewed 8 December 2013

We recently had our wedding at the Élan Valley Hotel. A lot of our guests were travelling a long way and so we booked every room in the hotel. The hotel and it's lovely owners were accommodating and friendly from the outset. It has been a positive experience from the first day through to the big day. The big day was lovely, the hotel put on a lovely day for us all. So many guests said how fantastic the hotel staff were and nice and unique the rooms were. The food was fantastic and the service matched this. It was the best day of my life which was greatly enhanced by the hotel and the great team there. Thank you very much to Élan Valley Hotel - love Reece & Tara x

  • Stayed: December 2013
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

We arrived on a wet and windy Friday tired and cold from a long drive through bad weather! We were welcomed and given the 'run down' for dinner, breakfast etc. We booked a standard double, it was lovely! Very clean, spacious with everything you could need! With possibly the best and most powerful shower either me or my husband has every had!
After looking at both bar and restaurant menus we decided on the bar menu. Both menus had a really good vegetarian selection with the restaurant having as much vegetarian choice as meaty options which made my husband very happy! The food both at dinner and breakfast was really really good quality and value I can heartily recommend the Monmouth pudding! At breakfast we were offered hen's or duck eggs any way we liked as part of the cooked breakfast.
Sadly we were only there for one night but we both think it's on our return list!
Thank you Elan Valley Hotel we look forward to seeing you again soon!

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 October 2013

As per other reviews, I was pleased the hotel and particularly the staff lived up to the hype. Pleasant comfortable hotel at a reasonable price for the hotel quality and location. All areas were very clean and well maintained and gave us the close access to the dam areas as we were hoping for. The breakfasts were excellent, in particular the poached duck eggs, high quality sausages and bacon. Bar meals were well priced, well prepared and filling. However what sets this hotel apart was the staff. All were helpful in every aspect of the stay, form booking in, help with directions, adaptations on meals and generally making my son and I feel really welcome. I would recommend this hotel without exception

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Address: Elan Valley | Nr. Rhayader, Rhayader LD6 5HN, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Rhayader
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Rhayader
Price Range: £73 - £75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Elan Valley Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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