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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bear was a beautiful place to stay. Great facilities, lovely decor and a wonderful atmosphere. David and Andrew were welcoming, helpful and friendly. Gave us advice whenever we needed it on walks, places to visit, restaurants etc., and provided delicious breakfasts every day. (Between us, we can recommend both meat and vegetarian options!) We will certainly visit again. Thank...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This B&B is in a beautiful period property fantastically decorated in a contemporary yet authentic and homely style throughout. The place is spotless and the attention to detail and quality of the amenities would make any 5 star hotel envious. Breakfast was wonderful, as were the owners, David and Andrew. Nothing was too much for them, and David's passion for...

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Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren't even out of the car, when Andrew greeted us warmly and took our luggage inside. They do have a private car park for guests, which is very nice in this town where parking is at a premium. The Bear is a lovely, welcoming B&B and we found everything just perfect. We were a family party of 3 and...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a perfect weekend! I was so well looked after, the room (Room 1) was luxurious and comfortable. Breakfast was fantastic. A very friendly, quiet & relaxing weekend and I can't wait to return! Highly recommend.

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Guildford
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This idyllic timber-framed building in the heart of Hay-on-Wye, thoughtfully decorated with modern art and some intriguing objets d'art, has the perfect owner/host. David will tell you everything you want to know about this splendid little book town - where to eat, drink etc, and cheerfully prepare you a locally sourced breakfast. Do try the homemade baked beans! Designer toiletries,...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived at The Bear we knew it was a special place. The stone and wooden building looked extremely cosy and welcoming on a winter's night. That welcome continued when we met David, who was an excellent host. Inside the hotel is quirky and characterful, with loads of original features but still with all modern comforts. The...

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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Booked this fabulous B&B for a Friday/Saturday night stay. Arrived after visiting Tintern Abbey en route (would recommend a visit). The car park is at the back of the building and can easily park 3 cars. Word of warning though. The whole of Hay on Wye is quaint and those with large cars or 4x4s will struggle to get down...

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Bolton
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Fantastic B&B in the heart of Hay and seriously good value for money. Beautiful and tasteful interiors with breakfasts to match. The accommodation is spotless and beautifully presented (in an unfussy way) with a subtle nod to Wales here and there. Our room (No 1) was spacious with a number of special touches such as gorgeous bathroom products, a big...

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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We had such a warm welcome from David and our room was very comfortable. Breakfasts were delicious and varied from day to day to include home made baked beans and bubble and squeak. A stones throw from the centre of Hay with its shops, books and pub/restaurants Highly recommended

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a stunning B&B with a lovely welcome from host David. Private parking meant we could leave our car and wander around the charming town of Hay-on-Wye. David was great for recommending places to eat, and really it was lovely just chatting with him about stuff in general! It's just a shame we only stayed one night. However we...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bear in Hay on Wye, Powys, is a former 16th century Grade II listed coaching inn at the centre of the world famous book town. This historic guest house has three individually decorated bedrooms providing high quality, informal, and relaxed accommodation mixing the best of the original with an interesting mix of antique, vintage, and contemporary design. Breakfast is served in the guest lounge and features a changing menu of delicious homemade food using the finest local ingredients. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bear Bed and Breakfast

Address: 2 Bear Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5AN, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Hay-on-Wye
Price Range: ₹ 4,162 - ₹ 7,492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Bear Bed and Breakfast 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Any room here is good.”
 of 5 bubbles sjw11, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If an en suite is not vital Room 3, with its own private bathroom (a couple of steps away) is excellent value.”
 of 5 bubbles streetwiselad, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“4-poster room: in en-suite the shower unit is over the bath - it has quite high sides which might be awkward for less nimble.”
 of 5 bubbles 688AnneM, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“2 single travellers can have adjacent small doubles with a bathroom just for them!”
 of 5 bubbles brodieDover, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 and Room 4 share a bathroom and are suitable for parents with 2 older children.”
 of 5 bubbles Bluebelldolly, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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