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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic place, it is off the track, which is great to get away from it all, stayed here with the girlfriend and it was great, the owns are lovely and very helpful loved it here and the breakfast was beautiful really nice place and would return there for sure great place and good to get away. Will be...

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Thank you both so much for choosing to stay at The Draen and for taking the time to send in a review. Hope to meet you again soon. Regards Sue and Johnny. info@thedraen.co.uk

Ashtead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the 3rd time we have stayed at this lovely B&B. The rooms were clean and had tea and coffee making facilities in the room as well as TV. Sue and Johnny were very friendly and polite and we were given an extensive choice for our breakfast. We spent a lovely day in Hey-on-Wye which is only about a...

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Thank you so much Roger for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. The image of you chasing your hat around the fields will stay with us a long time!!! Look forward to welcoming you back again, Sue and Johnny. info@thedraen.co.uk tel; 01874 713102

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed here before and loved it so much we came back!!! Wonderful breakfasts to set us up for a day out and about exploring the beautiful countryside and interesting towns. (Hay on Wye is lovely and well worth a visit for the antique shops and quaint little cinema) Sue and Johnny are charming hosts and can't do enough...

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Thank you all for staying with us. We're so glad you enjoyed The Draen and its wonderful country side. Look forward to your next visit. Regards Sue and Johnny. info@thedraen.co.uk tel;01874 713102

Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed there for two nights whilst kayaking with friends. They are dog friendly, the owners are very welcoming, the bluebell room was lovely, breakfast was excellent, and the home made marmalade exquisite. Looking forward to returning soon.

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I stayed here this weekend for one night as a special one off done by John and Sue, we were made to feel like we were the most important people staying there , The rooms were so well thought out and comfortable, Sue was the perfect hostess and John cooks an amazing breakfast all in all our...

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Witney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We arrived on a cold evening to find a blazing fire waiting for us, and tea provided instantly. Johnny found us a dinner reservation which suited my dietary needs (possibly a challenge in December in a rural location). The bedroom, which is on the floor above the private sitting room, was cosy and the bed comfortable. The starry skies are...

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here 4-5 times now and it never, ever, disappoints. The weather was perfect, the views breath taking and the peace and tranquility almost overwhelming. There were red kites and buzzards and Sue feeds the smaller birds so they were in abundance too. We visited Crickhowell, a lovely town with many and various shops, pubs and the excellent...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We are a couple from Australia and stayed for two nights at Draen. Sue, our host was very friendly and helpful. Tea in the garden on arrival and a lovely room. Breakfast excellent with duck eggs! Located at the end of a country lane right among the farming. Excellent base (with car) for the Brecons. Recommend the nearby popular and...

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Belgium
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Located at the very end of a narrow country lane, The Draen offers the perfect recluse set deep inside the Welsh country side. Quiet and peaceful we could not have wished for a better location. The breakfast was also fantastic, with all ingredients sourced from local farms. You'll be hard pushed to taste a better rasher of bacon, sausage or...

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Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This B&B is a gem. Set in the countryside, the atmosphere is quiet. The dogs were very much welcome. Great breakfast too! The room was spacious, clean with a nice bathroom. Sue and Johnny, the proprietors were friendly and helpful.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Draen (Welsh for Thorn Tree) is a wonderful old Welsh farm house that, in parts, dates back some 400 years. Nestling at the end of a very quiet country lane, surrounded by fields with fabulous views to the Black Mountains. A perfect spot for exploring, walking, cycling or simply just enjoying the peace and quiet. Plenty of wildlife to see in surrounding area including badgers. Look out for the Red Kite & the Buzzard flying high.We have 2 double rooms, both en-suite, with their own separate front doors and staircase. There is 1 twin room with a new modern en-suite and a family room which sleeps 3. Each of the bedrooms has its own separate dining room for breakfast. The rooms are well appointed with quality beds, TV, hair dryer, alarm clock and tea and coffee making facilities. Iron and ironing board available upon request. WIFI. There is a conservatory and garden available for residents use.We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to The Draen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Draen

Address: Llanfilo, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 0RG, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Brecon Beacons National Park > Brecon
Price Range: €46 - €69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Draen 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Draen Brecon, Wales
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“We have stayed in all the rooms and all are very good”
 of 5 bubbles RogerGrunsell, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We have stayed in two different rooms and both are extremely comfortable. The bathrooms are pristine and well equipped.”
 of 5 bubbles RosieG56, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Rose suite is lovely, with a large room and seperate comfortable sitting room”
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 of 5 bubbles mouseytravellers, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Individual rooms - at least two with ensuite and of good size and very comfortable and peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles johnroynon246, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The rose suite is our favourite room but other rooms are equally as nice.”
 of 5 bubbles flatfroggy2016, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
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