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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Another great stay at the Pen-y-Dyffryn. We stayed in one of the Coach House rooms which was very comfortable with great views across the valley into Wales. I can also recommend one of these rooms if, like us, you wish to take your dog on holiday with you. The hotel has had two rosettes for their food for many years...

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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2014

We recently had our second stay at the Pen-y-Dyffren, a great find. A small very comfortable hotel with excellent food and the service you may wish from a 5 star but rarely get these days. After our first stay, while on the way the friends in north Wales, we said we would come back again just to visit the area...

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Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2014

Our second stay at Pen-y-Dyffryn was a Winter mid-week break. The hotel was reasonably quiet and we were pleased to find that our room booking had been automatically upgraded - this along with the complimentary tea and freshly baked scones on arrival set us in an excellent mood for our stay. The rooms are extremely comfortable with nice touches of...

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Thank Jill M
Mold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2014

We were welcomed with freshly cooked scones and tea served in a delightfully furnished lounge with open fire before setting off on one of the delightful walks suggested by the hotel owners. Back from our walk, our room "The Rector's" was beautifully presented with all the usual features found in a quality hotel and magnificent views across open countryside. Personally...

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North Wales - UK
Reviewed 26 February 2014

My partner & I managed to find one of those rare, the kids are away, lets treat ourselves opportunities, we opted for a stay at Pen-Y-Dyffryn. I think we booked the best room, dinner B&B. The hotel was great, the room was totally fantastic. We were greeted with T and cakes when we arrived, always a good start. Somebody else...

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Thank Rick_The_Builder
Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2014

A gorgeous, stone hotel in a glorious position with lovely views. The staff are friendly, efficient and very welcoming, with nothing being too much trouble. The rooms are spotless and well-appointed with modern bathrooms, sumptuous towels, quality bedlinen, comfortable beds and lovely decor. There are two lounges with log fires and comfy sofas plus games and books to keep you...

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Thank hilary152
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2014

We stayed 2 nights (Friday and Saturday) of Valentines weekend. On arrival we were told that there was no cold water due to the bad weather. This didn't bother us too much and we enjoyed tea and scones in front of the roaring log fire. However, then the electricity went off! Miles, the owner, tried to keep us informed but...

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Thank Jan P
Olney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2014

It's taken me nearly a year to get around to writing this review - partly because we had a fantastic time and then I read some of the less favourable reviews on Trip Advisor and wondered if they were actually about the same place. So, this review is written purely on reflection of our stay last year - and I...

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Thank MarkAWilson
Oundle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Pen y Dyffryn is situated in the countryside not too far out of Oswestry. We stayed on a quiet Tuesday and were pleasantly surprised to receive a room upgrade with a view across the valley. The room was a good size with a comfortable bed and good wifi connection. The hotel is a lovely old building with history. We sat...

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Thank 0undleman
Leicestershire
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Stayed for three nights in coach house 1. A lovely old former rectory in a truly beautiful setting, mostly the only sounds being the rushing water in the valley and the birds. Staff are warmly welcoming, friendly and helpful. The food is excellent, both dinner and breakfast, and it is worth being aware that there is nowhere nearby to eat...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Midway between Shrewsbury and Chester this beautiful silver-stone Georgian rectory is set in stunning hill scenery. In five acres of grounds, the Hotel offers unobtrusive hospitality, first-class food and an easy-going atmosphere guaranteeing that "away-from-it-all" feeling. Some bedrooms have private patios others have spa baths. Good Hotel Guide Country Hotel of the Year and Johansens Best Value Award. Two AA Food Rosettes. Great walking from the front door &€“ close Powis Castle and Erdigg (N.T.) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pen-y-Dyffryn Country Hotel

Address: Rhydycroesau | Oswestry, Oswestry SY10 7JD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Oswestry
Price Range: $172 - $346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pen-y-Dyffryn Country Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All the rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Gilwak, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We have only been for dinner but the hotel always seems full with guests very satisfied.”
 of 5 bubbles 129jamesj, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book the Champagne room”
 of 5 bubbles I4272HQlisah, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one which has not had dogs if you are allergic.”
 of 5 bubbles frances110545, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms in house have lovely garden views. Outside Coach House rooms best in summer as well -positioned to enjoy sunsets.”
 of 5 bubbles davidmoore3000, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
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