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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Hay-on-Wye, Powys, Wales

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Gillian M
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“A lovely peaceful cottage in the heart of the village”
Reviewed 11 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015
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We had a lovely relaxing weekend in a cosy comfortable cottage. Just a two minute walk from the centre of Haye, It could not have been better. Highly recommended.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jon J
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Lovely little Cottage.”
Reviewed 1 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Ideal location in the Town of Books and don't forget the Pub's and Restaurants. Lovely little Cottage. What we Liked best about the Cottage was So clean, tidy and well equipped.
We took our little dog up onto Hay Bluff, visited lots of Book shops and the odd Pub or two.
We would stay again.
Footnote: Stairs very steep.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Austin B
Wirral, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Great location and excellent value”
Reviewed 24 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

I enjoyed a great week staying in this cute cottage which has a great location in the town
centre. There is a car park just down the road and the main road location is not a problem
as it's very quiet at night. Just perfect as a base for exploring the Brecon Beacons whilst also
benefiting from the attractions of Hay on Wye.

Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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671MrsWhi...
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Comfortable character cottage”
Reviewed 22 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Cosy cottage which does exactly what it says on the information above and the excellent details sent by the owner. The garden steps are steep but that is stated in the details. It is a shared garden and I would hope that dog owners would supervise their pets. We found easy parking close by which was free. A lovely country town. This is a cottage which compliments the town. WiFi is not available but if people can't live without it they can use a smart phone. It might be useful to know which mobile networks give signal. I was ok with ee but talk mobile got no signal at all in the town

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Michael H
Droitwich, England, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Cosy Cottage in a convenient location”
Reviewed 4 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

This cottage is conveniently located (everything within easy walking distance) and is clean comfortable and welcoming with central heating and stove (matches, paper, fire-lighters, wood and coal provided) The bed is comfortable and the property is well equipped with comprehensive notes.

There is a lot of road noise during the day though as it is on the main road through the town and the 30 mph speed limit appears to be universally ignored. Parking is available nearby, but you may have to be out early as restrictions start at 8am.

There is no wifi and mobile coverage was weak.

Dog owners should be aware though that the garden is enclosed but is accessed via a flight of near vertical narrow concrete steps and is shared with he property next door. Thus you can't just send the dog out on their own - you have to climb the steps and supervise. Climbing those steps with a torch last thing at night (there is no outside light) is not for the faint hearted or less mobile (dogs and owners).

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Liked best: The stove
Liked least: the garden
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
6 Jun 2015
In response to your review I wish to address some of your concerns. The parking areas and directions that I sent out prior to your visit refers to free all day parking close to the cottage with no restrictions. The one you have chosen to use is not recommended. With regards to the access to the garden I have responded to a previous comment and have emphasised on the website that the steps are steep and narrow so that guests can make an informed choice. Lastly the website shows that Wi Fi is not available.
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