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The Draen

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Me and my partner booked with The Draen for a 2 night weekend away in the Easter Holidays. It w as very last minute, and luckily they had a cancellation on the 2 nights we request ed, whew!! Now, I am familiar with Brecon as I come down from Pembrokeshire to fish the canal and surrounding lakes in the summertime....

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to return to The Draen as we really enjoyed our previous visit. Sue gave us a warm welcome and provided a pot of tea with lovely biscuits. The room was clean and well presented with fluffy towels and complimentary toiletries. Johnny cooked an amazing full English breakfast and there was also a wide variety of choice of cereals,...

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Sue and Johnny W, Owner at The Draen, responded to this review

Hey, So lovely to welcome you both back again. We recon you walked more miles than last time!!! And that took some doing. Thank you for taking the trouble to leave the review. Look forward to your return in the summer holidays.Tel 01874 713102 or info@thedraen.co.uk . See you then.

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sue and Johnny are the perfect hosts, providing a relaxed and welcoming setting - with the best English breakfast! - in a former farmhouse which is immaculate, tastefully furnished and comfortable. It is a wonderful base for exploring surrounding beautiful countryside and real mountains. We recommend The Draen.

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Sue and Johnny W, Owner at The Draen, responded to this review

Hello Tim and Margie. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. So glad you enjoyed our beautiful countryside and our ancient little church. Look forward to welcoming you both back some day. Regards Sue and Johnny

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last time I visited The Beacons I stayed in Brecon Town but found it a bit busy with traffic and finding parking near my B&B was sometimes tricky, plus the car parks are expensive. This year, having read the excellent reviews, I decided to stay at The Draen which is just a short 12 minute (ish) drive into town -...

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So pleased that you enjoyed your country stay with us at The Draen and so lovely to hear that you awoke to the sounds of the new lambs and our many garden birds. It's getting noisier by the day as Spring is in full swing. Look forward to meeting the family in August. Best regards Sue and Johnny {We've booked...

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

What a fantastic place, it is off the track, which is great to get away from it all, stayed here with the girlfriend and it was great, the owns are lovely and very helpful loved it here and the breakfast was beautiful really nice place and would return there for sure great place and good to get away. Will be...

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Thank Darren K
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Thank you both so much for choosing to stay at The Draen and for taking the time to send in a review. Hope to meet you again soon. Regards Sue and Johnny. info@thedraen.co.uk

Ashtead
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is the 3rd time we have stayed at this lovely B&B. The rooms were clean and had tea and coffee making facilities in the room as well as TV. Sue and Johnny were very friendly and polite and we were given an extensive choice for our breakfast. We spent a lovely day in Hey-on-Wye which is only about a...

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Thank you so much Roger for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. The image of you chasing your hat around the fields will stay with us a long time!!! Look forward to welcoming you back again, Sue and Johnny. info@thedraen.co.uk tel; 01874 713102

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We have stayed here before and loved it so much we came back!!! Wonderful breakfasts to set us up for a day out and about exploring the beautiful countryside and interesting towns. (Hay on Wye is lovely and well worth a visit for the antique shops and quaint little cinema) Sue and Johnny are charming hosts and can't do enough...

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Thank you all for staying with us. We're so glad you enjoyed The Draen and its wonderful country side. Look forward to your next visit. Regards Sue and Johnny. info@thedraen.co.uk tel;01874 713102

Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed there for two nights whilst kayaking with friends. They are dog friendly, the owners are very welcoming, the bluebell room was lovely, breakfast was excellent, and the home made marmalade exquisite. Looking forward to returning soon.

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I stayed here this weekend for one night as a special one off done by John and Sue, we were made to feel like we were the most important people staying there , The rooms were so well thought out and comfortable, Sue was the perfect hostess and John cooks an amazing breakfast all in all our...

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Witney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We arrived on a cold evening to find a blazing fire waiting for us, and tea provided instantly. Johnny found us a dinner reservation which suited my dietary needs (possibly a challenge in December in a rural location). The bedroom, which is on the floor above the private sitting room, was cosy and the bed comfortable. The starry skies are...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Draen (Welsh for Thorn Tree) is a wonderful old Welsh farm house that, in parts, dates back some 400 years. Nestling at the end of a very quiet country lane, surrounded by fields with fabulous views to the Black Mountains. A perfect spot for exploring, walking, cycling or simply just enjoying the peace and quiet. Plenty of wildlife to see in surrounding area including badgers. Look out for the Red Kite & the Buzzard flying high.We have 2 double rooms, both en-suite, with their own separate front doors and staircase. There is 1 twin room with a new modern en-suite and a family room which sleeps 3. Each of the bedrooms has its own separate dining room for breakfast. The rooms are well appointed with quality beds, TV, hair dryer, alarm clock and tea and coffee making facilities. Iron and ironing board available upon request. WIFI. There is a conservatory and garden available for residents use.We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to The Draen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Draen

Address: Llanfilo, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 0RG, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Brecon Beacons National Park > Brecon
Price Range: RM220 - RM330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Draen 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Upstairs bedroom is nice and cosy for a couple.”
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H4494VIwilliamf, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We have stayed in all the rooms and all are very good”
RogerGrunsell, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We have stayed in two different rooms and both are extremely comfortable. The bathrooms are pristine and well equipped.”
RosieG56, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Rose suite is lovely, with a large room and seperate comfortable sitting room”
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mouseytravellers, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Individual rooms - at least two with ensuite and of good size and very comfortable and peaceful.”
johnroynon246, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
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