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    The Start

    Riverside, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5RS, Wales
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (35)
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    • Excellent89%
    • Very good9%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    The Swan at Hay
    419 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
    274 reviews
    #4 of 29 B&Bs / Inns in Hay-on-Wye
     
    The Baskerville Arms
    459 reviews
    #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Clyro
     
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    Reviews (163)
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    1 - 5 of 163 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago 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 19 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 10 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.

    Reviewed 25 February 2017

    This is the second stay for us and I can recommend both the Hostess (Liz) and the comfort of The Start highly. We had everything we could possibly need and the breakfast is delicious. The location is spot on for visiting Hay, you can just...More

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

    Thank you so much for your review I am already looking forward to your third visit sometime in the future when the weather is better.RegardsLiz.

    The Swan at Hay
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$90 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 3
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    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)
    21 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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    "Used three rooms & all were great!"
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