30. 12 suites in adjacent lodge, 7 on ground floor, 1 suitable for disabled.
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).
all ages welcomed, no under-8s in spa.
allowed (£10 charge).
Amex, MasterCard, Visa.
 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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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.
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