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“Idyllic location, friendly service”
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Plas Dolguog Hotel
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Machynlleth
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 April 2012

A lovely, personal welcome to this family-run hotel in one of the best-ever locations overlooking stunning valley with views to Snowdonia. Beautiful gardens to stroll in and spot the wildlife. Room very comfortable and with that view to wake up to, what could be better!

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 10 April 2012

After booking this hotel due it's location (out of the city with walking routes nearby), we had a great stay in triple room with a marvelous view to a open field. The room has plenty of space (differently from other hotels we stayed at) and a balcony, the staff is very friendly and the restaurant is excellent: has a tasty and good looking food. A hotel that is great for spending a whole weekend at. Certainly the best one we stayed at in Wales so far! And don't forget to visit the Grandma's Garden, we loved it!

  • Stayed: April 2012
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3  Thank GZech
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Reviewed 15 September 2011

We stayed for 2 nights on a golfing break.
Beautiful and quiet area just outside the town.
Nice bar, sitting area with great views.
Friendly staff, good breakfast.
Had steak the 1st night and Fishcakes the 2nd night which was OK but nothing special.
I had a room in the Annexe, funny old place with crappy carpet and dingy shower room. Had A nice flat screen tv though... but not many channels.
Bed was ok with old fashioned sheets/blankets
Superb Value so I definitely had value for money! Wouldn't take the wife there though, she would kill me!
I would go back with the lads as we tend not to be too fussy and the price is right!

Room Tip: Avoid the annexe
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  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with friends
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2  Thank PaulH1967
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Reviewed 29 April 2009

My wife & I have spent two week-ends at this hotel .The first in a standard room and the second in a superior room which I personally would recommend.
You would not find this hotel by accident as it is half a mile off the main road but when you arrive you wil be pleasantly surprised and pleased. It is an old house dating from 1632 in a stunning location surrounded by 'Grandma's Garden'.
It is important to stress that each and every room is different and I know because I have seen every one. The floors are uneven and the stairs narrow - there is no lift.
The standard rooms (3, 4, 5.16,17,18, are well furnished and a reasonable size althouigh those in the Annex are smaller. The Superior rooms (1,6,& 8} are just that - superior in all aspects. An excellent standard of furnishing and quite large. The only ground floor rooms are in the annex - 3 standard / twin (16.17,&18) and the only single (15) in the hotel. There is also a very large executive suite (20) and a family room (19) upstairs in the Annex. Room 7 is a superior room with a four poster bed often used as the bridal suite. The reception is mainly unmanned but a bell is responded to immediately both in the reception and the bar. The hotel is family run with owners Tina & Anthony Rhodes having very much a 'hands on' approach.
There is a good choice of menu both at breakfast and at Dinner. Service was good and the food - cooked to order - excellent.
All staff we met were friendly and helpful. The two lounges, one with a log fire, were very comfortable with amixture of easy chairs and settees
My one criticism is that the roof of the resatuarant is a little high so that you have to stand on your balcolny to appreciate the magnificent view. The railway line at the bottom of the garden did not cause us a problem.
We were disappointment in not seeing any of the reputed three ghosts.
There is ample car parking
If I were to visit the area again I would certainly stay at Plas Dolguog

  • Stayed: April 2009
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2  Thank Keith H
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Reviewed 17 February 2009

Has many outstanding features, not least the gardens at the back. Not ideal if you don't have a car. The walk to town is through a caravan park with "no entrance" signs, and pretty steep. I got the impression that they were having trouble finding a chef. Hopefully that is all sorted out now. Still something quite special; better than your average appalling British hotel.

  • Stayed: July 2006, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Plas Dolguog Hotel

Address: Felingerrig, Machynlleth SY20 8UJ, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Machynlleth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Machynlleth
Price Range: €77 - €100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Plas Dolguog Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Resembling a nature reserve in miniature. Many bedrooms offer balconies overlooking the Dyfi Valley and hotel gardens. Ground floor and family rooms available - dogs welcome. All bedrooms are individually furnished and offer everything you need to feel completely at home ... more   less 
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