The Lake

‘It’s like going home,’ writes a regular Guide reader this year, who considers Jean-Pierre Mifsud’s country house hotel ‘a regular haunt’. More

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The Lake
Llangammarch Wells
Powys
LD4 4BS
Wales
01591 620202
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Hotel information

Bedrooms

30. 12 suites in adjacent lodge, 7 on ground floor, 1 suitable for disabled.

Open

all year.

Facilities

3 lounges, orangery, restaurant, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV, spa (15-metre swimming pool, restricted hours for under-16s), civil wedding licence, 50-acre grounds (tennis).

Background music

none.

Children

all ages welcomed, no under-8s in spa.

Dogs

allowed (£10 charge).

Credit cards

Amex, MasterCard, Visa.

Prices

[2016] per room B&B £195–£260. Set dinner £45.

Good Hotel Guide Review

‘It’s like going home,’ writes a regular Guide reader this year, who considers Jean-Pierre Mifsud’s country house hotel ‘a regular haunt’. The 19th-century hunting and fishing lodge stands in extensive lawns stretching down to a lake on the River Irfon. Inside, find inviting sofas and armchairs amid antiques, paintings and original features. The ‘comfortable’ grand lounge, with fresh flowers, up-to-date magazines and views across the lawns, is just right for bara brith at afternoon tea. Fans praise the ‘superb’ staff: ‘The young team are great fun and all very pleasant.’ Choose among traditionally styled bedrooms (up a ‘creaky old staircase’) in the main house, and more contemporary accommodation in the purpose-built lodge. In the evening, settle into the ‘first-class’ dining room for new chef Josh Donachie’s modern Welsh menus, perhaps mushroom risotto, Parmesan, hazelnut cream; fillet of mackerel, beetroot, oyster. A ‘good’ breakfast is served in the modern orangery: smoked fish, a selection of cereals, a full Welsh with laver bread. Northcote Manor, Burrington, England (see entry), is under the same ownership. (Richard Morgan-Price, Michael and Pauline Bastick). This hotel is a member of Pride of Britain hotels.

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Special offers

Champagne escape offer

Two night stay in a luxurious suite. Indulge in a four-course dinner each night followed by a Welsh breakfast each morning. You will receive a complimentary bottle of Champagne in your room. The package is priced at £450. Break excludes Valentine’s weekend, Royal Welsh Show Week, Christmas and New Year.
To benefit from this offer, please mention The Good Hotel Guide.

10% discount voucher

This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 10% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. To take advantage of this offer, you must present the voucher at the time of booking.

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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.

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The Lake
Llangammarch Wells
Powys
LD4 4BS

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