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Glen-yr-Afon House Hotel
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Usk
Certificate of Excellence
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Perfect wedding venue”
Reviewed 26 April 2014

From the moment we visited the Glen Yr Afon and met Carol, the wedding coordinator we knew this was where we wanted to get married. The venue is stunning and this is complimented by the beautiful grounds which are so well maintained.
Throughout the planning process Carol was on hand to answer any question and to put any worries at ease. She seemed to understand exactly what we wanted and that was definitely shown on the day.
We had a number of guests travelling from afar so the majority stayed the night before the wedding. Luckily there was no wedding on the day before so the hotel were able to cater for all 31 of us to have a meal around one big table on that night. A great way to start off the celebrations.
The day of the wedding was brilliant, the staff kept us updated as to the process throughout the day and we never felt rushed and were able to enjoy everything.
They made us feel relaxed throughout the day and nothing was too much trouble.
All the staff throughout the weekend were fantastic and you can see how much work they all put in to make everyone's day special to them.
Can't recommend the hotel enough not just for a wedding venue but for a night away or just a dinner.
All our family and friends couldn't praise the venue, staff and food enough and I'm sure they will be visiting again soon!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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CARDIFF UNITED KINGDOM
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014

We attended a wedding here on 18th April 2014
Beautiful grounds, a stately home feel, with immaculate decor.
Staff very attentive from the moment we arrived, and nothing was too much trouble.
Outstanding wedding breakfast, of 5 star quality, and plenty of it.
All in all a perfect weddin for Mr and Mrs Cox!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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telford
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

Have just spent the weekend here attending a wedding reception and it was perfect. The Hotel itself is very oldy worldy so if you like mod cons and modern furniture then this place is not for you. However if you are looking for something more quaint and bespoke then look no further. Our room was of good size, beds extremely comfy and the general cleanliness excellent. Our Friends Son wedding reception was here and the atmosphere was great from the moment we arrived. The evening buffet was superb. Although the bar prices are on the normally high for hotels, it wasn't a rip off. The 5 * service you get from ALL the staff is a credit to them all. I have never met a more warm and genuine welcome feeling from the staff. Nothing is too much trouble, not that we had to ask for anything in particular apart from a vegetarian sausage at Breakfast! And that was no problem. The only slightly negative I can give is actually over the breakfast... no mushrooms in the full breakfast :( and for a vegi this was slightly disappointing. Im sure if I had asked they would have obliged (Maybe its an English thing lol!) Anyway, 10 out of 10 for our stay, we will definitely be returning hopefully in the summer to enjoy the what looked like Beautiful Gardens and explore a bit more of USK itself. Also to note, its only about 20 minutes away from Cardiff, so if you don't want to stop in the centre of Cardiff I would recommend here :)

Room Tip: We didn't have a view of the gardens and were in room 5, but to be honest I think all the rooms...
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Wonderful Hotel with attentive, friendly staff;
Excellent location and lovely food;
It was the prefect start to my husband's 50th Birthday celebration, with amazing friends, our beautiful daughter, and 5 dogs, all of whom the Hotel made extremely welcome and looked after;
The champagne afternoon tea in our private drawing room was a delight;
It was utterly faultless.

Room Tip: Absolutely recommended The family room was perfect for our dogs too - as the room opened onto the r...
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Have stayed her in the past and enjoyed the stay a lot, this time just passing around mid day and went for a ligth lunch. Excellent service and food . Will for sure stay here next time in the area again and can recomend the hotel and restaurant for business as well as holiday.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 1 April 2014

Our day was perfect in every way and it will be a day we will remember forever. We were both made to feel so very welcome and treated like royalty. Food was out of this world. All the feedback from the guest was excellent, Nothing seem to be any effort for any of the staff and they all worked so very professionally.

  • Stayed March 2014
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Wigan
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

Very friendly comfortable hotel. All staff were brilliant. Food was superb. Excellent menus and nothing over- salted as seems to be the norm these days. Presentation was delightful and staff looked after us. Room was quiet and comfortable with attractive view and storage adequate for a short stay of three days. Will definitely return to enjoy the comfort and attention of the well-trained staff. We will use this hotel as a benchmark for other establishments.

Room Tip: Room 10 was good but I believe all rooms are similar standard.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Glen-yr-Afon House Hotel
Address: Pontypool Road, Usk NP15 1SY, Wales
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Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Monmouthshire > Usk
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Usk
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Glen-yr-Afon House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 28
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A warm welcome awaits guests at the Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel. Our South Wales hotel offers relaxation and a high level of personal service and attention, all in a rural location in the lovely county of Monmouthshire overlooking the banks of the River Usk. The small picturesque town of Usk is just a 5 minute stroll from the hotel. ... more   less 
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