10. 2 garden suites, 1 in studio annexe, 3 on ground floor, 1 suitable for disabled.
closed Sunday/Monday and New Year
drawing room, bar lounge, restaurant, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), civil wedding licence, holistic treatment rooms, 12-acre gardens in 1,000-acre bird reserve.
in bar and restaurant.
all ages welcomed, not under 9 in restaurant in evening.
allowed in some bedrooms (£25 per night), not in public rooms.
Amex, MasterCard, Visa.
 per room B&B £200–£550, D,B&B £370–£710, includes extended tasting menu. Two longer menus at £95. 1-night bookings refused Christmas/New Year (3-night packages).
Good Hotel Guide Review
‘Everything is exquisite’ at this ‘very welcoming’ country house retreat (Relais & Châteaux), where goldfinches, song thrushes and blackbirds flit about the ‘beautiful’ grounds leading to a vast bird reserve. Queen Victoria once owned the 16th-century manor house and cherished its gardens. Following the death of Joan Reen, it has been turned by new owners,John and Jennifer Talbot, into a restaurant-with-rooms open five days a week. Each of the ‘comfortable’ bedrooms has its own character, with an ‘opulent’ four-poster here, an antique brass bedstead there. For extra space to lounge about, choose a garden suite with a patio and views of the gardens and mountains. Walking country surrounds: stomp about the rugged Cambrian ridges, or head for Borth beach, then return for Gareth Ward’s ‘superlative’ Michelin-starred tasting menus, which might include wild duck, salt pear, shiso; scampi, black garlic, rhubarb. ‘We simply murmured in delight as we ate,’ on fan wrote.
Guide Book Vouchers
This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 25% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. Each printed copy of the Guide contains six vouchers worth in total about £150.Buy the guide
This hotel accepts room upgrade vouchers which entitle readers to a space available room upgrade. The voucher must be presented at check-in and is entirely at the hotelier’s discretion.