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The Imperial Hotel

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Rockingham, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Landlady very helpful and friendly, the pub is quiet a little bit busier on weekend but not noisy. The room was clean and bed comfortable. The pub does a great breakfast, they do not do meals but there are plenty of dining option within a 5 minute walk. Secure parking is available next to hotel.

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It's not fancy, it's not pretentious, it's functional, but above all the people there a nice. A flying visit for me needing a room for the night. I had a lot of gear with me that needed to stay safe in the car and I was directed to park in the personal private locked car-park. It's hard to oversell how...

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We received a very warm welcome when we entered this hotel, Our host and hostess aways had a smile and were full of local knowledge, perfect for a short brake. Our room was spacious with a comfy firm bed and a great sports shower (essential when using this as our base for Bike Park Wales). No complaints of the room...

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Marlies P, Owner at The Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Best regards Jose and Marlies

Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Best pub in Merthyr friendly landlord and landlady. Great atmosphere friendly locals. A little expensive but worth it. Always a warm welcome. It's the simple the best pub in Merthyr Great breakfast. In walking distance of train station and bus station. Local restaurant within five minutes Wetherspoon 10 minutes away.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Friendly owners. Nice, clean and friendly. There was secure storage for the mountain bikes and cars. Good breakfast and owners were used to mud covered bikes arriving after a day in the bike park. Good shower

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Weekend away at the fantastic bike park with a friend. 10 minutes away from the bike park it was an excellent place to stay. Room clean and all we needed (including a TV at the end of both our beds). The hotel is fantastic value with breakfast being just what you need to start an energy packed day. The welcome...

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1Thank Steve1092
UK
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights whilst visuting family in the area and watching rugby in Cardiff. We stayed with our dog who was given a very warm welcome. Convenient location, spotlessly clean, lovely hosts, good value breakfast including a dog chew for the mutt. Excellent value.... we will definitely be back.

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1Thank SCO-UK
Essex
Reviewed 26 April 2016

When I told my Welsh friend we were spending a couple of days in Merthyr she was somewhat surprised. We don't own a car and travel everywhere by train so breaks are partly determined by where the trains run to. I noticed the Brecon Beacon mountain railway and if the weather was miserable there was a castle we could visit...

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1Thank MopsyEssex
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Once again an enjoyable weekend at bike park Wales which is only 10 mins away from this lovely family run hotel . Made to feel very welcome by the owners nice comfy beds and clean rooms what a great base for a fun packed weekend we will be back for more .

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2Thank Leon C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Stayed here again. Another warm welcome. Secure parking for motorbikes. Clean and tidy room. Lovely breakfast. Not luxury accommodation but good and homely in the quirky building with the handy bar downstairs and straight onto the high street.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A town centre family run hotel in Merthyr Tydfil offering bed and breakfast with en-suite facilities, bar and free off road car parking for residents. The Imperial is also within easy walking distance of both the local bus and train stations (approximately 5 & 10 minutes) and local shopping amenities.Merthyr Tydfil and the Imperial Hotel are ideally situated in the South Wales Valleys for those wishing to explore the area either on foot or by car for leisure, business or industrial history. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Imperial Hotel

Address: High Street Pontmorlais, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8UH, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Merthyr Tydfil > Merthyr Tydfil
Price Range: €67 - €70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Imperial Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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