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Oswestry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a fantastic find this was! Set in a beautiful, rural location with excellent nearby walks and outdoor pursuits. As you step through the door, a warm welcome awaits from both the lovely wood burner and the owners. A great choice of drinks and a good quality menu, freshly prepared while you wait! The rooms are tastefully decorated to a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have never reviewed on trip advisor before but after today the cherry has to be popped. After a drive around with the family taking in the breathtaking scenery there is to see, we happened to see a sign for the pub. (I had seen the pub on my work travels and thought it would be nice to call for...

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marrakesh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Star Inn for one night during January 17. The bar and restaurant area has been newly refurbished and is tastefully decorated to a high standard. It was lovely to sit by the open log fire while enjoying an excellent glass of Malbec. We were particularly impressed with the wine list !We ordered steak which was perfectly...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and work colleagues were working in the area and we stayed here for week, we had a great welcome and food was superb.it's also a great location for people who love the country side with fantastic views and scenery. The rooms are great well decorated to a high stand, they are ensuite some with baths and showers. There is...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed at The Star the night before a mountain biking event and was very impressed by the hosts, the bar /restaurant and my room. Nothing was too much trouble for them (one of them stayed up late for a tardy guest) and they very kindly let me keep my bike indoors. Food was very good, especially given how busy...

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France
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had a lovely one night stay here. A warm welcome for the new owner Gareth and a blazing fire. The last time were were here a few years ago it was a bit dour to say the least. Now it is nicely decorated, clean and welcoming. The rooms are spacious and recently refurbished to a very professional standard. Gareth...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Was very surprised by how good this small inn was, primarily due to the extraordinary efforts of the owners to turn this place round. The bar was super cosy, and served decent meals. The Accomodation was excellent for the price. But it was the attitude of the management team that separates this place, such as making an excellent breakfast for...

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We arrived on a very wet day, great welcome, good drying room, lovely room, very good heating system. We enjoyed a pre dinner drink in front of the open fire, which went down very nicely. We had a delicious dinner in the bar full of friendly locals, and very pleasant evening. Breakfast ticked all our boxes, nothing too much trouble!...

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Witherley, Atherstone, Warwickshire
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A group of us had lunch here on Friday - even though the new owners had only had the place for five days, they couldn't have been more welcoming. Nothing was too much trouble and they put on a lovely lunch for us. The pool table was going in, the beer will be on tap soon and The Star will...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Stayed one night on our Cambrian Way walk. We arrived earlier then expected but were give a warm welcome. Tea and cake were proffered (delicious!). Our rooms were very appointed and most comfortable and quiet. Meals were a highlight (a good range of vegetarian and fish options). The common rooms were most inviting and Louise, our host, was most welcoming!...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have 4 double / twin rooms, all en-suite, a sauna room, a cosy lounge and we offer licensed evening meals as well as packed lunches for your onward journey. Our meals are fish, vegetarian and vegan, and there are gluten free and dairy free recipe options so we can cater for many dietary requirements, just ask. We are on the mountain road in Dylife, set in stunning countryside between Llanidloes and Machynlleth in Mid-Wales. PLEASE NOTE that we are generally only open by prior booking, so if you would like to stay, eat or drink with us, be sure to let us know you are coming! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Star

Address: Dylife, Llanbrynmair SY19 7BW, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Llanbrynmair
Price Range: RM245 - RM289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“family room has lovely view”
 of 5 bubbles 80nataliej, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms have views over the surrounding countryside”
 of 5 bubbles 261janeto, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Hare; lovely view up the valley”
 of 5 bubbles patrickf254, 4 May 2015 | Read review
“If you prefer a bath, make sure you ask for a room with one.”
 of 5 bubbles 630marke, 14 Nov 2014 | Read review
“All rooms now beautifully appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles J7968EMmikeh, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
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