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The Firs Guesthouse

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The Firs Church Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5DQ Wales See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Accessible rooms
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All reviews overnight stay book shop walking offas dyke clean rooms breakfast was excellent powerful shower excellent hosts comfortable bed great weekend david cinema fridge hay house
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Got off to a bad start waiting outside for an hour after walking over 16 miles ( offas dyke) Soon forgotton as it was a mix up as another guest they thought was me had rung to warn of a late arrival. The place was...More

Thank Tim S
Response from Sally L, Owner at The Firs GuesthouseResponded 12 September 2018

Hi Tim We are so sorry about the mix up and making you wait. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your walk Sally 🌲🌲

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Clean and comfortable bedroom and bathroom. Excellent freshly prepared breakfast and very attentive and helpful hostess . She ( Sally) made extra effort to provide gluten free picnic for one of our party on request and generally nothing was too much trouble. Nice atmosphere and...More

Thank Nicholas and Ro... F
Response from Sally L, Owner at The Firs GuesthouseResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you very much for your review Nicholas, it was a pleasure making packed lunches too Sally

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Eight of us stayed with Sally and John on our first trip to Hay on Wye recently. We're happy we chose The Firs! Sally and John are wonderful hosts. They were very helpful with recommendations on things to do other than bookstores both in and...More

Thank JKetry
Response from Sally L, Owner at The Firs GuesthouseResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you very much , I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay in out home, and yes would love to see you return sometime Sally and John ☀️

Reviewed 11 August 2018

Stayed here over a weekend recently and loved it. John & Sally were the best. Clean, comfortable en suite room with good walk in shower. Full Monty breakfast was superb, although a good choice of cereals and fruits etc were also available. Great location. Great...More

Thank Karl L
Response from Sally L, Owner at The Firs GuesthouseResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you so glad you had a great stay in our home Sally and John

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Owners Sally and John are very friendly and accommodating. Comfortable rooms, very good Breakfast. Within close vicinity of all local Bookshops and Eateries. Would happily stay again, highly recommended.

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Response from Sally L, Owner at The Firs GuesthouseResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you very much, glad you enjoyed your stay, hope to see you soon when you’ve read all your books Sally and John

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Welcome to The Firs Bed And Breakfast David & Esther offer you a warm welcome to their home A family run bed and breakfast offering a high standard of accommodation and service We offer comfortable and More relaxing accommodation with an excellent Welsh breakfast to start the day , all our food is fresh and purchased from local traditional butchers & shopkeepers All rooms are en -suite with all modern facilities TV, Hair Dryer , tea making facilities , radio alarm clock , fan and fridge . Ideally situated for a pleasant and relaxing stay with various activities within easy reach ( book shops , walking , horse riding , water sports , retail therapy etc ) We have a conservatory and a large garden with seating available where our guests can sit and relax at any time . Internet connection is available for our guests to use please ask for your security pass number to access the net Leaflets with local information and places to visit can be found on the stand in the entrance hall Those who suffer from pet allergies afraid we do have Pip our friendly little jack Russell dog please be assured she is never allowed in any of the guests rooms Thank You Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 78 - US$ 91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Hay-on-Wye
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 78 - US$ 91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Hay-on-Wye
Traveller (3)
Room & Suite (6)
Dining (1)
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"All rooms seem good"
2 Jun 2015
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"Best views over garden. Some rooms have a bath."
13 Apr 2015
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"They have different portions of the accommodation that are arranged differently so if you contact early..."
7 Apr 2015
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"Ask for a rear garden view room, all seem great though!"
5 Aug 2014
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