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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We have been coming here for the past eight years and absolutely love it. Both properties are beautifully furnished with every amenity you could possibly wish for, all of the highest quality and tastefully decorated so well in keeping with the history of the dwellings. The surounding countryside must be amongst the best in the British Isles with everything to... More 

Thank anthonybramwell
tyrwennol, Owner at The Old School & Capel Pentwyn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your warm words regarding your recent visit to us. It was so good to see you both again, as well as having the time to catch up on events in all our lives. We set out please and welcome our guests and are delighted if the time spent within our properties comes up to expectations... More 

Kettering, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This is the second time my sister and I have stayed at Capel Pentwyn and both times have enjoyed it thoroughly. The chapel has been tastefully converted to a very high standard and all the comforts you'd expect of a 5 star property. Being met by Ros on arrival and shown where everything it was a nice touch. The setting... More 

Thank julievye
tyrwennol, Owner at The Old School & Capel Pentwyn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review after your stay in Capel Pentwyn. We look forward to seeing you both again in September, but this time in the Old School. Kind Regards Ros (owner) More 

Gwent, Wales
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

What can I say about this property, it certainly has the wow factor! We had the privilege to stay at this beautiful place over the New Year, we were met by Ros who showed us around and explained the layout and any other information she felt we needed to know. I might add at this point one of our party... More 

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tyrwennol, Owner at The Old School & Capel Pentwyn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give comments on your stay over New Year in Capel Pentwyn. It's a busy time for all and I am so pleased that you all enjoyed this stay, and that the comfort and care we offer met the needs of all of the party. The spacious open plan nature of downstairs is a... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Our fourth stay at the neighbouring properties of Old School House and Capel Pentwyn, both owned and beautifully converted, restored and furnished by the same owners. I can not speak highly enough of the quality of both the property and equipment. Ros pitches the welcome / introduction and subsequent privacy at just the right level, enabling you to enjoy your... More 

Thank Aztec_Blue
tyrwennol, Owner at The Old School & Capel Pentwyn, responded to this review

We have got to know each other well over the years, and I am pleased that what we offer in terms of comfort and care at each property is exactly what you are looking for. We love having all three of you to stay and I look forward to being kept up to date with your news. Having been born... More 

Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Our family of four adults have just spent a week over Christmas at Capel Pentwyn and it was a perfect choice for us that contributed to a memorable Christmas. We were in Monmouthshire to celebrate a family wedding and my mother's 90th Birthday. Although now living in the North of England I grew up in the area but failed to... More 

Thank Lisa S
tyrwennol, Owner at The Old School & Capel Pentwyn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a full and comprehensive review of your stay in Capel Pentwyn over this last Christmas. We are so pleased that we were able to offer all that your party needed during their stay, and particularly for your Mothers 90th birthday celebrations. The wedding celebrations were also a special time... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 November 2015

The Old School is in a quiet village in the beautiful Wye Valley, and gave us everything we wanted - comfortable, restful, and warm on arrival but we still lit the lovely wood burner. It's a beautiful house, really well maintained, loads of equipment in the kitchen, no expense spared and lots of generous touches that show that Ros really... More 

Thank Deborah W
tyrwennol, Owner at The Old School & Capel Pentwyn, responded to this review

I am really pleased that you both enjoyed your stay (honeymoon) at The Old School, and that you enjoyed the few touches that were in the property to welcome you to the quiet hilltop village of Penallt. We are so lucky to have many excellent eating establishments within walking distance or a short walk or drive away. Both of our... More 

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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We have stayed at both the Old School and Capel Pentwyn for many years and have taken both properties together for family gatherings. The properties are maintained to a very high standard, both inside and out, they are quite honestly perfect in every way. We have know Ros the owner for many years, she has worked very hard to keep... More 

Thank Christine D
tyrwennol, Owner at The Old School & Capel Pentwyn, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed another stay in Capel Pentwyn, and it is always a pleasure to welcome you back to which ever property takes your fancy. After all these years you really know the the village and the area very well. We are so lucky to live in such a quiet village with all locals welcoming and... More 

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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015

As a Group of 3 couples of 40 somethings, we try and meet up once a year, in a different location. With one couple in Berks, one in Oxon, and one in Cheshire, we look for an accessible, but different venue each time. This year it was my turn to organise, and I picked a winner in the Old School... More 

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tyrwennol, Owner at The Old School & Capel Pentwyn, responded to this review

We are really pleased that your stay with us suited all 3 couples, and that you enjoyed eating out in the area. We are glad that you found the property warm and welcoming as are the neighbours and other locals that you came across. It is always helpful to hear what guests think of their sta in one of our... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Spent a long weekend with family of 3 generations. Chapel is beautifully restored to give superb accommodation with fully equipped kitchen numerous shower/ bathrooms spacious lounge and lovely well kept garden. Walked to The Inn at Penallt and enjoyed a lovely lunch. Capel Pentwyn is a very enjoyable self catering property in a very quiet location with great walks and... More 

Thank JoanBax
tyrwennol, Owner at The Old School & Capel Pentwyn, responded to this review

We are pleased to receive good and not so good reviews. This is the way that we can get to know what suits guests and what they are really looking for for a weekend, or full stay. We are so pleased that Capel Pentwyn met the needs of all your family during your recent get together here in the Wye... More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Enjoyed a short break here - wish we had longer to enjoy this lovely property and area. The Old School has the WOW factor and is well equipped. The garden area has great views. We ate at The Bell Inn at Redbrook, Wye Valley Hotel and the Inn at Penallt, all were excellent. Can't wait to return.

Thank Tony W
tyrwennol, Owner at The Old School & Capel Pentwyn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on your stay in the Old School. I am really pleased that you so enjoyed the time in Penallt, and the local eateries. We are spoilt for choice in this part of Monmouthshire, it is really becoming a 'Foodie Destination'. The Autumn colours have really arrived in Penallt this week,... More 

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stunning conversion of 19th-century village school and Arts & Crafts period chapel into wheelchair and pet friendly luxury accommodation. Sleeps 6 & 5 respectively in 3 en-suite bedrooms in each cottage. Both properties Graded 5* by Visit Wales and price includes all those little extras that make a difference to a good holiday and a great holiday, like free logs for the wood burner and fresh flowers with a tea tray on arrival. Superbly equipped including free WiFi so all you need to bring is food and drink.Located in a Welsh hilltop village overlooking the beautiful meandering River Wye and Royal Forest of Dean and set with immaculate gardens and terraces. It is surrounded by forest walks and trails and the award winning village pub - The Inn at Penallt - only 200m away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old School & Capel Pentwyn

Address: Tyr-Wennol Green Pastures | Green Pastures, Penallt NP25 4SB, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Monmouthshire > Penallt
Price Range: ₹ 10,935 - ₹ 13,605 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Please note that this review related to two separate PROPERTIES (not hotel rooms!)”
 of 5 bubbles anthonybramwell, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ground bedroom en-suite may need a fan running constantly (just a note if you are noise sensitive)”
 of 5 bubbles JulietteLlewellyn, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms were lovely, and the best room is downstairs. You are in the middle of a country village and there is no noise! We did not use a pool or fitness centre! A great place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 348lesleyc, 12 May 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles Rosie552014, 23 Mar 2014 | Read review
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