We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Porthmawr Country House

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Crickhowell
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Porthmawr Country House
View Map
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}}}
Add Photo Write a Review

46 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
There are newer reviews for Porthmawr Country House
See the most recent reviews
Showing 46: English reviews
Lymington, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Peter & Thelma from the New Forest. We have just returned from a Friday to Monday celebration of our Golden Wedding at this venue. We hired all the accommodation on offer and there were 25 in our party: including our six children and their spouses and our ten grandchildren. The home team at Porthmawr catered for our breakfasts, the celebration...

2Thank Peter L
Monmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Friends Jen & Alex got married in November 2014. They were able to book the whole country house for the weekend for guests to stop over. The staff were fantastic especially with the two ladies with young babies. The seating area was quite small & a bit cramped in places but we made the most of it. The meal was...

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 17 August 2014

The views and location is lovely. Great for photographs. The owner was very rude and unprofessional. There are lots of uneven surfaces and unsafe steps. The accommodation areas are not the best and some beds are very uncomfortable.

18Thank Mishsta
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2014

We hosted our Daughter's wedding here (Toni to Paul) on April 12th weekend. It was Idyllic and perfect. We hired the whole house, function room and apartments for 4 days. Pre wedding we visited the house several times, and Geoff (the owner) was available to answer many questions and was a fountain of knowledge about the house's history and also...

2Thank Juliet L
Huntingdon and Peterborough, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2014

We stayed here over New Year. As there were 28 of us we rented the entire premises including the apartment and gatehouse. While the house itself was large and very pretty on closer inspection you realise that it is all a bit tired. As a self catered house there was a distinct lack of standard equipment within the house i.e....

3Thank Dawn Y
Cardiff, UK
Reviewed 9 January 2014

This is a much over due review (as our wedding was in September) but we had the weekend of our lives at Porthmawr Country House! From the moment we booked (Jan 2013) right through to the wedding (28th Sept) Geoff and Linda were always on hand to go through bits and bobs and accommodate our many visits to see the...

1Thank EmilyDave91
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Having read the poor review posted prior to mine I must admit to feeling a little nervous about our booking which was for the whole house and cottage for a family reunion in December 2013. I was wrong to worry as I cannot state how impressed we have all been with Porth Mawr and can only assume that the writer...

2Thank C B
Reviewed 24 November 2013

We tend to visit this area once or twice per year to visit family and go climbing in the mountains. Anyhow, we decided to give Porthmawr a try. Anyhow, we stayed the ground floor flat, next to the old lodge and large gates. We were shown into the lodge by the owner who appeared to be quite a nice guy....

2Thank Thrubeingcool
Reviewed 9 October 2013

We stayed here for my brothers 50th Birthday. He hired all of it including the appartments etc. We had a lot of people staying. It is a stunning house with beautiful views of the hills around. The dining room could sit us all (32 people) the kitchen was good enough to cook when we wanted to (except one small kettle...

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 27 January 2013

We hired the whole of the house on a self catering basis so I was able to look around all bedrooms, they are all tastefully decorated some rooms being a lot bigger than others but as we we had use of all the house bedroom size was irrelevant, we tended migrated to the large lounge with the big open fire...

Thank Mother_DaughterWales

3 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (2)
View from Room (1)
Hotel & Grounds (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (1)
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Crickhowell
0.9 km away
The Manor Hotel
The Manor Hotel
#2 of 2 in Crickhowell
566 reviews
1.0 km away
The Old Rectory Country Hotel and Golf Club
23.5 km away
Glen-yr-Afon House Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
36.8 km away
Cedars Guest House
Cedars Guest House
#2 of 4 in Builth Wells
54 reviews
15.2 km away
Peterstone Court Hotel
Peterstone Court Hotel
#1 of 1 in Llanhamlach
871 reviews
9.3 km away
The Angel
The Angel
#1 of 2 in Abergavenny
836 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Porthmawr is a splendid Regency mansion. Tucked away behind 15th century castellated walls the house and grounds are utterly private and peaceful with stunning mountain views, and ample parking. Plush furnishings, antiques and quirky modern artwork sit side by side in its tall-ceilinged rooms. Relax and enjoy a glass of wine on the terrace on a summers eve or infront of the open fire on a cold winter's night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Porthmawr Country House

Address: Porthmawr House Brecon Road, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell NP8 1DE, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Brecon Beacons National Park > Crickhowell
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Porthmawr Country House Crickhowell, Wales
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Porthmawr Country House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“The lovely four-poster room (Leonardo) and Michelangelo are both particularly great with magnificent views onto the lawns and hills beyond.”
caroleandmikep, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This is not a hotel - this is a huge country house. All the rooms have such character.”
MSPSOV, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For best view plus space and facilities ask for Michaelangelo”
peterlJ86VR, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The 4 poster bedroom is stunning, views to die for.”
576julietl, 18 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The cottage (gate house) is quiet and very cosy with a real fire. Michael Angelo suite in the main house has amazing views and walk in wet room.”
586cb, 7 Jan 2014 | Read review
5 of 5