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“Charming cottage, perfect location, ideal hosts”
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Review of Pen Y Garn Cottage

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27 reviews
Terrace and garden
Cottage and terrace
Sitting area with woodburner
Pen Y Garn Welcome
Dining
Red room king double
Blue room as a queen double
Blue room queen and window
Blue room as a twin
Kitchen and Dining
Hall to Sitting Room
French windows to terrace
Kitchen
Shower room
Stairs to bedrroms
Log burner
pond and garden
Toursim award best self-catering cottage
Toursim award best customer service
Woodland in quarry behind the cottage
Llansteffan
Bluebells at Aberglassney
Some of the many birds that visit the garden
Llyn Llech Owain Country Park
Pembray Country Park
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales

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Excellent - based on 27 reviews
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Trevor G
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Charming cottage, perfect location, ideal hosts”
Reviewed 6 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Penn y Garn cottage is comfortably fitted and very clean, great attention to interior decoration, good parking space, situated in a unique location full of character. Mary Ann and Michael are perfect hosts.

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Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
13 Oct 2014
So glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope the Roman blind comes on well, email if you want help. Look forward to seeing you next year. Best wishes, Mary-Ann & Mike
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Kate B
1 review
“Utter bliss!”
Reviewed 22 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We can honestly say this is the best cottage we've ever stayed in. What a warm friendly welcome from Mary-Ann especially with the fine touches of homemade bread, and wine,juice and that all important fresh milk for good old cuppa on arrival.The place is clean and with lovely homely touches.The setting is secluded and beautiful and perfect for exploring the area!I would highly recommend this place and hope to go back myself.

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Management Response
13 Oct 2014
Delighted you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes Mary-Ann & Mike (and Lwcus)
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Paulien F
Utrecht, The Netherlands
2 reviews
“Lovely place to stay”
Reviewed 22 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Lovely and quiet cottage in a very nice part of Wales. Very warm welcome, very friendly owners and a lovely garden and quarry. Good base for visiting all the lovely places nearby, like Kidwelly castle, Carreg Cannen castle, National Botanic Gardens, the beach etc.

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Travelling group: Young Children
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Management Response
28 Sep 2014
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. The garden progresses, I have just planted another 250 daffodil bulbs for a spring show.
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MatthiasT...
Kaufbeuren, Germany
1 review
“Simply the best”
Reviewed 14 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Pen Y Garn- Cottage belongs to the premier league: we spent 14 days in this cosy and pretty furnished house, with a very well equipped kitchen, a wonderful garden and, most of all, a VERY friendly and loveable hostfamily. Mary-Anne and Mike gave us a very warm welcome with welsh cake, homemade bread, wine and milk. You feel like coming home or visiting good old friends.
A very recommanded cottage and hostfamily. +AAA+

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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Management Response
19 Sep 2014
We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. You were an absolute joy to have and collecting all the caterpillars off my cabbages was really above and beyond the role of a guest! We do hope we see you again and thank you for your kind words
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AncientD
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Fabulous”
Reviewed 21 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We had a week here and it was really great. The accomodation is comfortable and very we'll equipped. So much to do locally a real treasure of a place.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
19 Sep 2014
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again!
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