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Daventry, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night travelling for business needs. Off road parking so no stress about leaving car, greeted by the lovely Land lady who showed me where I needed to go. Showed me my room, and made sure I had everything I needed. Room was lovely. Clean, nicely decorated and comfy. Told me about local places to eat if I... More 

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Thank Lisa198920
gwilym p, Owner at The Bear, responded to this review

Hi Lisa Thank you for your kind review. we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Bear and hope to see you again in the near future. Regards. Sian & Gwil More 

West Midlands
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51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Meet by the very friendly lady who runs the pub and bed and breakfast. Lovely clean, warm and comfortable rooms. Pleasantly decorated. The breakfast were very enjoyable. Piping hot which was great. The pub has been recently refurbished. It has kept some of the original features of the old bakery that it was many years ago.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

my partner booked this for us, on arrival I assumed the rooms would be basic But we couldn't ask for more . The room itself was beautifully decorated . The bathroom spacious and we'll laid out The shower was fantastic !!! We were well looked after, breakfast was lovely . We are at the Indian adjoining , and the meal... More 

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South Wales
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88 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We popped in here on the first night of our visit to Rhayader, what a great welcome we received! Sian is an amazing landlady. So often the hosts chat with their regulars, but she came over to talk to us, asking why we were there, where we were staying, what were we going to be doing, recommending places to eat,... More 

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South Wales
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stayed one night with my husband. Room was modern& light. The pub downstairs is very nice & lots of quality restaurants & pubs within walking distance. Breakfast was outstanding and made to order It was the perfect base for Elan Valley. Highly recommend. Owner Sian very welcoming.

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gwilym p, Owner at The Bear, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your kind review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Bear. Hope to see you both again in the future. Regards. Sian & Gwil More 

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

My partner and I stayed here for a night in August. As a gay couple we always worry a little when we go to independent places but Sian, the owner, was absolutely lovely and welcoming - would recommend. As a B&B it was great - rooms really nicely decorated and comfortable, 2 mins from the village centre. If I had... More 

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gwilym p, Owner at The Bear, responded to this review

Hi Matthew Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you both again. Regards. Gwil & Sian More 

Halesowen, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Just returned from a two night stay at the Bear and it was delightful. The rooms were comfortable and very clean and the breakfast was lovely. Sian was so helpful, directing us to good eateries. We will be back!!!

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Thank Purpledaisy42
gwilym p, Owner at The Bear, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your kind review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay here with us. Rhayader is a friendly and welcoming town with lots to do. We hope to see you again. Regards. Sian & Gwil More 

York, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Late booking. Family suite only available (£130). A trifle expensive. However, room was excellent. large, clean. Bed enormous and supportive, Bathroom was fine with a good sized bath, shower enclosure over. Could do with better lighting for shaving - but that's just a niggle really. Breakfast was tasty with good ingredients, but was a little on the small side. A... More 

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gwilym p, Owner at The Bear, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your review. Regards. Sian & Gwil More 

Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Had a great 2 night stay at The Bear. Lovely friendly welcome from Sian, gorgeous clean tastefully decorated room with comfy bed. Breakfast consisted of quality ingredients, cooked well and served with a smile by Sian. Would definitely return if we are ever in Rhayader again.

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gwilym p, Owner at The Bear, responded to this review

Hello Anna Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Bear and hope to see you both again soon. Regards. Sian & Gwil More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We stayed for 2 nights and overall we were very pleased with the Bear. It is a pub but not open every day, it was closed during our stay. The room was lovely, there was no view but light from the dormer window. Very comfortable bed, nice shower and bath. The owners are very friendly and helpful, they have not... More 

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gwilym p, Owner at The Bear, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in Rhayader. Regards. Sian & Gwil More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Bear

Address: East Street, Rhayader LD6 5DN, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Rhayader
Price Range: $130 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“As for room 2 or 3!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Purpledaisy42, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 1 if possible as you can hear the staff in the kitchen of the restaurant next door through the dormer window.”
 of 5 bubbles capothree, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Four of the five rooms are up four steps so wheel chair users should contact to check suitability.”
 of 5 bubbles HeyJones, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Can't imagine anybody being disappointed with any of the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Ballamona, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Shower in room 3 is okay for men's clothing size XL but will be very tight if you are any bigger.”
 of 5 bubbles wessie01, 31 May 2016 | Read review
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