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    The Start

    Riverside, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5RS, Wales
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (35)
          Room & Suite (8)
          Dining (4)
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          Overview
          • Excellent89%
          • Very good9%
          • Average1%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible0%
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          “b b” (65 reviews)
          “home made” (13 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Pool
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          The Swan at Hay
          430 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Hay-on-Wye
           
          Old Black Lion
          259 reviews
          #3 of 29 B&Bs / Inns in Hay-on-Wye
           
          Seven Stars B&B
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          The Baskerville Arms
          466 reviews
          #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Clyro
           
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          1 - 5 of 164 reviews

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          What a wonderful place to stay! 'The Start' is well-situated right on the River Wye yet so close to all amenities in the town of Hay too. This is such a cosy, comfortable place to stay for a great bed & breakfast experience and Liz...More

          Thank Sue D
          Response from dawn&steve, Manager at The Start

          Thank you for a fantastic review it was a pleasure to look after you all and great to know you appreciated everything about the Start , the surroundings and me!! I do hope you will get the chance to visit again.Regards Liz.

          Reviewed 18 April 2017

          Thank you Liz for a wonderful stay at your bed & breakfast. It was refreshing to feel so welcomed and assisted in exploring the beautiful town of Hay. Liz's effort, warmth and hosting made us feel excited and invigorated ahead of our short visit. Breakfast...More

          Thank Joshua S
          Response from dawn&steve, Manager at The Start

          Thank you Josh and Carly it was a delight to look after you both and so pleased you went canoeing with Want to Canoe . I am sure you will be back then you can explore more of this beautiful area and of course stay...More

          Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

          We stayed one night at The Start as part of our walking holiday on Offas Dyke. Liz is a brilliant host who could not have been more helpful - from drying out our walking boots for us to tending to our children's dietary requirements (one...More

          Thank Annie S
          Response from dawn&steve, Manager at The Start

          Thank you for taking the time to write a great review I hope the rest of your walk was good and that you did not have to walk to far !! It was a pleasure to look after your family . Regards Liz.

          Reviewed 20 March 2017

          Liz was friendly from first contact. She was very informative and helpful throughout our short stay. Wonderful B&B, gorgeous riverside location and fantastic locally produced products at breakfast. Your marmalade was delicious Liz! The only problem was that we couldn't stay longer. Will definitely be...More

          Thank KerryShell
          Response from dawn&steve, Manager at The Start

          Thank you for taking the time to write a great review and I am glad the marmalade was a success.I am already looking forward to your return and for longer next time ! Take care kind regards Liz.

          Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

          I am writing this sat looking out of the bedroom window overlooking the garden and the river, there are also bird feeders hanging up so an abundance of birds come and go, also there are free range chickens that provide the eggs for the delicious...More

          1  Thank Markksmith
          Response from dawn&steve, Manager at The Start

          Thank you so much both for a great review and I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope you come again and are able to stay longer next time. Also I hope your daughter enjoys the print you got for her!! Regards Liz.

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          Old Black Lion
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          The Baskerville Arms
          466 reviews
          #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Clyro
           
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
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          • Price range
          • US$90 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 3
          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
          • Wales >
          • Powys >
          • Hay-on-Wye
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Jo76_12
          Have you availability for nights of May 29 -31. Two single rooms . Thank you. Johanna Butt
          3 March 2017|
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          Response from dawn&steve | Property representative |
          Sorry fully booked for Hay Festival. Good luck! Regards Liz.
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          Bookologist
          Are you available for one room/2 people March 31-April 1? (2 nights)
          22 January 2017|
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          Response from dawn&steve | Property representative |
          At the moment I have a double ensuite available or a twin room for the 31st of March and 1st of April Regards Liz.
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          "River view is nice if available."
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          "Used three rooms & all were great!"
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