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Aberystwyth
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Another reasonably priced delicious sunday lunch at the Cavery at the George Burrow Hotel Ponterwyd. They are very ready to cater for gluten intolerance and very helpful. I can thoroughly recommend it.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Just wanted to say a huge thank you to the owners and staff at the George borrows hotel. They were really welcoming and went to so much trouble to accommodate my milk allergy and make it not a problem, which I so appreciate. We were part of a larger group and the appreciation of their efforts to make our stay...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

My Wife & I spent a really relaxing weekend at the George Borrow Hotel in room 8. The room was well appointed, with everything we needed. The staff were all really first class, very friendly and helpful. The breakfasts were absolutely great, and the evening meals were just what we wanted after all the fresh air and walking that we...

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Denbigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Stayed one night while travelling around Mid Wales. Made very welcome, good breakfast. Impressive views in beer garden. Would recommend if you want a clean room and a decent meal in a stunning location very close to the Red Kites at Nant yr Arian.

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Robin and Karen A, Owner at George Borrow Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mal Thank you for staying with us, and for your comments. We hope to see you again in the future. Karen & Rob Atkinson

St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We went for a family evening meal, when we walked in the atmosphere was pleasant and welcoming. Small bar area, friendly staff. We was taken through to the restaurant which was set out very nice, clean and pleasant. The young man that took are order was very polite and professional. The food was very nice, tasty and excellent value. Would...

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Robin and Karen A, Owner at George Borrow Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for eating with us and we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. and thank you for your comments. It goes a long way. We look forwards to your return.

Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The room was tired, and in need of some redecorating, wi fi worked well but no O2 signal. Breakfast was as expected and reasonable. The hotel? is way out on its own , so eat before getting there or eat pub grub.

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mancheater england
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We went for a evening meal here on Tuesday the 2 august, as we walked into the bar my wife noticed it had a thing up on the wall saying Tuesday night was curry night and you could have a curry and a drink for a set price, I then asked for a table for 2 and was directed to...

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Robin and Karen A, Owner at George Borrow Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. The notice regarding the set meal does quite clearly state Bar Meal Special.(Curry and Chips Only) therefor not a false advertisement. The meal in the Restaurant is served with Salad Garnish - Nan Bread and a choice of (Chips - Rice or 1/2 and 1/2) I myself was on the bar that night and asked...

Aberystwyth
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Went for Sunday lunch with family. Very busy, so just as well we booked. Very friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere. The roast beef was wonderful and there were plenty of fresh vegetables. Good choice of desserts. A very quaint old building but could do with a little tlc.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

After a real mix up we were faced with going back home or trying to find somewhere to stay at very short notice. The George Borrow came up as having a room available. I phoned ahead as we were travelling with our small dog and thankfully was told that it was no problem. It turned out to be a blessing...

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Tebay, Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Undoubtedly very friendly, but this place is in need of a major makeover. Bed was very bouncy and uneven, every time I moved I nearly threw my wife out of the bed! The shower was weak and the decor in a bad way with evidence of damp.Grounds could also be better. Beautiful location with waterfall and could be such a...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The George Borrow is a 17th Century coaching inn and is named after the famous writer who stayed here in 1852. The Red Kite can be seen in its natural habitat from our rooms. The ideal place to relax, unwind, soak in the ambiance and atmosphere and enjoy excellent food and drink.Situated just one mile from the new international mountain bike circuits at Nant-y-Arian we have lock-up facilities for bicycles in our many outbuildings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about George Borrow Hotel

Address: A44, Ponterwyd, Aberystwyth SY23 3AD, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Ceredigion > Aberystwyth > Ponterwyd
Price Range: $94 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — George Borrow Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“We had room 8 which was on the top floor and we had a great couple of nights sleep.”
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