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Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

We had a pleasant two night stay in the beacons and would go again. Yes it's a bit tired, and yes the double bed gave us a physical and metaphorical sagging feeling ... but sometimes none of that matters. The room layout for a family was great and the staff were really friendly. Location good. Breakfast good.

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Stotfold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2015

All rather cramped and tired; some eccentric decoration which might not appeal to many. Bedrooms small - generally gave the impression of having tried to squeeze as many rooms as possible into the available space. Breakfast was good and served promptly; 10 mins walk into the centre of Brecon for places to eat. At £69 for a double room B&B,...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2015

There are many B&Bs in Brecon. This one has parking although I parked on the road. Some are more central in town but, hey, Brecon isn't that big. I found it easily as it is on one of the main roads into town. It is an old, historic building which makes it quaint and quirky with the spiral staircases and...

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2015

First impression was the old smell of the place. The bed springs were worn out and so the bed was very uncomfortable and on the second night we even tried putting the mattress on the floor which helped. Generally the bedroom was tired and in need of refurbishing. The shower was powerful and hot. The staff were helpful and the...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Brecon Guesthouse for 3 nights during a recent trip to Wales and enjoyed our stay. The guesthouse is a short walk from the centre of Brecon, the river, and some great restaurants. The room we had was comfortable and cosy, though a bit noisy (we could hear conversations from the room next door and whenever anyone...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 12 June 2015

My friends and I were pleased overall with The Beacons, which is conveniently located, easy to find and provides free parking. The rooms were very clean and had comfortable beds with nice quality linens and pillows. The decor was a bit tired. The wifi worked well in the lobby, but not in the rooms. Breakfast was ample and good,

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1Thank Susan1958
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We stayed at "The Beacons" B&B in Brecon for one night over the Bank Holiday weekend at the end of May as part of a 4 day Welsh break. We were greeted warmly by Carol and directed to the family room (Room #5) we'd booked online. Room 5 is located on the 3rd Floor and has one double bed and...

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Thank Roberts69
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Location is good if you want to be near the centre of town. It was only about a five minute walk away. The car park at the back of the B and B was really useful too. We stayed in room two which was very spacious but a little tired. unfortunately as soon as you opened the door you were...

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1Thank geishagirlie
Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Excellent location and a warm welcome from the owners which is not always the case when you are with a group of 16 boys. Students and myself made to feel right at home and shown to our rooms. Rooms well equipped and comfy and a lovely breakfast the next morning (freshly cooked with a choice as well). Even got to...

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1Thank Adam S
Epsom
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Great location, friendly and accommodating staff. Breakfast was excellent on both days! We were in a twin with shared bathroom but it was very clean and great value. Beds were a little uncomfortable but we are both 6'2". Would have no problem recommending this place if you are looking for somewhere which is good value!

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Beacons was once a riverside farm and the 17th Century barns and cottages still remain. The front part of the building was added in the early 1700's and the house has changed little - apart from modern comforts and decor. The original spiral staircase, moulded ceilings and even the meat cellar (now a cosy bar) all add to the character and atmosphere of this lovely home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Beacons

Address: 16 Bridge Street, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 8AH, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Brecon Beacons National Park > Brecon
Price Range: $83 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Beacons 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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