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“The antidote from city life.”
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Irfon Lodge - ideal for walking, wildlife, adventure and relaxation
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21 reviews
Welcome to Cwm
Irfon Lodge - ideal for walking, wildlife, adventure and relaxation
Nuthatch Cottage
View from the Terrace
A Lily in the garden
Sunset
The Kitchen in Nuthatch
A Poppy in our garden
Nuthatch - the sitting room
View down the Irfon Valley
Nuthatch Cottage Kitchen
Buzzard Cottage bedroom
Nuthatch - View out to the Garden
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys, Wales

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Longbow29...
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“The antidote from city life.”
Reviewed 16 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Our 5th stay in the Cwm Irfon valley. 4th time at Cwm Irfon Lodge. Which pretty much says every thing you need to know. Your hosts Gyles & Karin are always available to help out. The perfect place to detox from whatever :-)

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Liked best: The surrounding area
Liked least: The shower
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Viviane D
Antwerp Province, Belgium
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“most tranquil place to be”
Reviewed 5 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

we love it here very much, very tranquil and excellent wildlife, especially the birds. Behind every corner something different with breadthtaking views. So many things to explore. And Karin and Gyles are the most welcoming and helpful hosts you can imagine.

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Liked best: the surroundings and the beatiful garden
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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kelvinroy
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Heaven on earth”
Reviewed 31 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

My third visit in 5 years. An absolutely beautiful base for our fishing trip. The Palmers are friendly and wonderful hosts and they do everything to make a stay the best. Ideally placed for numerous fly fishing venues….the Irfon just two hundred yards away and much improved on the upper reaches…brown.trout and some superb grayling. the Wye and Usk Foundation have done and still doing a great job on improving these upper reaches after years of damaging effects of coniferous forestation. The Wye and it's many mid Wales tributaries within easy reach as is the Usk SImple clean accommodation set in stunning gardens….a real gem.

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Liked best: location
Liked least: The fact that we could not stay longer
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Carole S
1 review
“Lovely little cottage in beautiful surroundings.”
Reviewed 31 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

My husband and I, with my teenage son stayed at Buzzard cottage. It is a small cottage ideal for three people, or a family with two younger children. The cottage is set in extensive gardens, which were delightful to explore and there were walks from the door in beautiful countryside.
Lots of things are provided in the cottage, such as tea, coffee etc. The owners were really helpful and friendly.
It wasn't a problem for us, but people need to be aware that it is not possible to drive right up to the cottage as it is situated in the gardens behind the owners house.
The local area is perfect for walkers and mountain bikers.

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Liked best: Peace and quiet
Liked least: The rain!
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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StaFRPS
Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“I cannot tolerate WiFi - We will not return to Cwm IrfonLodge”
Reviewed 23 June 2014 for a stay in May 2013
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We have been regular visitors to Buzzard Cottage for 4-5 years..We did enjoy the gardens, the peaceful environment, the location,the friendliness of the owners
Iwould have rated it as very good , until now

BUT , The Management decision to install WiFi in A LL the cottages is the reason why we will NOT be returning.

We neither want nor need WiFi or mobile phones. These make me unwell The microwave high frequency pulsed radiation gives me horrendous intolerable headaches and prickling skin
I cannot stop in ANY accommodation with WiFi.

The decision of the Management to install the WiFi in in the cottages means that I can no longer stop at this accommodation. It is now a no- go area
The decision to install the WiFi will also have repercussions for other guests with similar health problems caused by WiFi .

The location is no longer accessible to ME,as a result of the management decision.
I cannot therefore any longer recommend it to others.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
3 Jul 2014
I am not quite sure where you get your information from but, as it happens, the cottages do not yet have access to Wi Fi. We do hope to install Wi Fi in the near future but as some of our guests are electro magnetically sensitive we have decided to make it possible to switch it off at source when requested. We appreciate that a wide variety of people wish to enjoy the tranquility and wildlife here at Cwm Irfon and for this reason would not impose Wi Fi on our guests.
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