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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked that place without having a closer look because it was the only one with 2 rooms avaiable that day and it was late already. On arrival we were more than pleasantly surprised, nothing was too much trouble, they even re-arranged our bookings so we ended with 2 doubles instead of twins. We instantly felt very welcome, staff was very...

Thank Mike S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 2 nights on a visit to the University, The owner Karen was very welcoming and couldn't do enough for you. We ate in the bar both nights and the food there and breakfast was lovely and good value. The only negative was the size of the ensuite, it was tiny! we had the twin room on...

Thank kittykat992015
Robin and Karen A, Owner at George Borrow Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Kittykat Thank you for staying with us and for your comments. yes we agree the ensuite's in some of our rooms are small, but this is part of the charm of being an old building. We look forwards to seeing you on a return visit please phone 01970890230 for future requirements. Once again thank you for staying with us...

Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Such a a warm and friendly welcome. Made to feel so so welcome while great value food and a lovely bar to chill in. Great things to do around the hotel or just chill in the bar or outside and enjoy the great hosts.

Thank Leigh P
Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Comfortable, scenic, amazingly friendly family-run. They take excellent and attentive care of you. Perfect chill-out hotel, and excellent base for Devils Bridge, and the gorgeous area (hike or drive), etc. Sorry we could only make a one-night stay x

Thank AD5362
Robin and Karen A, Owner at George Borrow Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forwards to seeing you again soon.

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel is a little tired but don't let that put you off. Good comfy bed, great breakfast and good price more than made up for it Superb location near to the mountain bike trails and visitors centre etc. Good for walking also I would imagine

Thank Simon L
Chester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Stayed here a few times now and each time the staff are friendly and welcoming and the rooms are nice with an ensuite. The hotel has WIFI although I think there is a £1 charge for the code which is reasonable. Breakfast is nice with a full English or continental to choose from. Will no doubt be staying here again...

Thank Ollie C
Robin and Karen A, Owner at George Borrow Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Glad you enjoyed your stay. and thank you for your comments. If we can help you in any way in the future please do not hesitate in calling us. Once again thank you for staying with us. and we look forwards to seeing you again.

Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

18 of us descended on this hotel for 2 nights, a group of aging marshalling folk for the Welsh WRC rally.We've been before, demanding a crack of dawn breakfast and early evening meals. This time we noticed obvious improvements: some refreshed bedrooms, carpets and a buzz about the hotel that gave it a really positive feel. Food was good, tasty...

Thank Lynda S
Robin and Karen A, Owner at George Borrow Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Linda. We are glade that you enjoyed your stay with us again. and thank you for your comments, they are always welcome. Yes we have improved some rooms and we intend to do more this winter. We look forwards to seeing you again. Regards Karen & Rob Atkinson.

Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in here for a drink on the way back to devils bridge. Very warm welcome and lovely owner she even lit the fire for us. Extremely clean place and the drink was good. The food was recommended in our cottage information but sadly we never got time to eat here. Stunning view in the back garden a must to...

Thank GailDickson
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Genuine warm and friendly stay , with lovely food next to a real log fire. That is what I had while I stayed here. Considering this is only a two star hotel it was very nice. The view from the rear garden was lovely. The only down side was the noise from the passing trucks early in the morning.

Thank Nigel Barry H
Robin and Karen A, Manager at George Borrow Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Barry Thank you for a nice review. We are always looking to make peoples stay as nice as possible. If you are thinking of coming again please phone us direct and a room at the back of the hotel looking over the mountains can be arranged subject to availability. Thanking you Karen

Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lovely hotel in good grounds, friendly staff. The food was excellent and plenty of it and reasonably priced. The room was very light and airy with a nice view to the side and tea and coffee making facilities. Next time we come up we will definitely consider staying.

Thank jwootten

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The George Borrow is a 17th Century coaching inn and is named after the famous writer who stayed here in 1852. The Red Kite can be seen in its natural habitat from our rooms. The ideal place to relax, unwind, soak in the ambiance and atmosphere and enjoy excellent food and drink.Situated just one mile from the new international mountain bike circuits at Nant-y-Arian we have lock-up facilities for bicycles in our many outbuildings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about George Borrow Hotel

Address: A44, Ponterwyd, Aberystwyth SY23 3AD, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Ceredigion > Aberystwyth > Ponterwyd
Price Range: ₹ 4,628 - ₹ 7,040 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — George Borrow Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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