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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here today with a friend,never been before so we thought we'd give it a try.The lady who served us was very polite and friendly and the dining room was pleasant,but sad to say,the food was awful,we had a carvery,which was cold,my friend asked to have hers warmed up again,but I didn'nt want to risk mine as I had... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've used the Dillwyn before and was happy to use it again. The management were friendly and helpful. The room was clean and comfortable enough for an overnight stopover and the bathroom was also clean and of a good size. The on-site parking is very useful, as there didn't appear to be much available as an alternative other than the... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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132 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived into this sleepy town to find out that they only give food to the locals. The restaurant was out of food and free watery soup was on offer again you had to drink all day to get it. Mind you a mixed grill was £11.95 and when I asked for it too was sold out. The landlord was rude... More 

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Thank Bioeddie
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Fab place for a mid week lunch the cowboy is huge!!!!! (Burger) I was Disappointed by the salad bar it lacked freshness but this could be down to the storage. Very cold containers. The others had two meals for ten pound who doesn't like that kind of deal!? The choices were fab something for everyone. The main meals were fresh,... More 

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Thank L36D
1 review
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I've stayed at the Dillwyn a few times recentely. Lovely people, clean rooms, decent beer, and a warm welcome. I had the best meal I've had for 3 weeks the other night when Hayley was cooking, a lamb shank, which was great. Many thanks, will definately stay again. Martin G

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Milan, Italy
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

we arrived at nine with our kids for a drink and the owner threw us out , rudely the rules in Wales is not kids in a pub from 10pm instead of telling us the rules , we were said to go away and got insulted also telling us we shouldn't be there with kids and that she would call... More 

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Thank Cedverrier
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Warm welcome from the owner/ Landlady. Our 11 yr old son traveled with us, nothing to much trouble. came down for a family party. Rooms are comfortable, clean beds, carpet in rooms could do be updated but for how long you spend in the room it was fine for us. Bathroom adequate, and towels provided. Pub food available looked good.... More 

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Thank mazzastoke
1 review
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Booked here at random and stayed last night to watch a concert at liberty stadium.Firstly I would like to give a big thank u to the fantastic landlady who went beyond the call of duty to ensure that we got to our venue safely and also actually made sure we had a safe return !Which I'm sure is very rare... More 

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Thank Richard B
1 review
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing time for my mums birthday meal. Table of 10 booked and food was outstanding!! Brilliant service and staff very friendly nothing was too much . Highly recommended and the carvery is to die for!!!!

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 7pm with our friends, the bar and eating areas are separate. We did not have to book up. Plenty of room and could easily take larger party's . The menu was a typical pub grub list We were served by two very friendly ladies. Starters consisted of garlic bread, battered mushrooms and spicy chicken and were of... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about The Dillwyn Arms Hotel

Address: Herbert Street, Pontardawe SA8 4EB, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Vale of Glamorgan > Pontardawe
Price Range: ₹ 4,038 - ₹ 5,498 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Dillwyn Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 171
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