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The Sun on Saturday

Matthew Hampton of the  Sun on Saturday reviewed Gliffaes on the 15th August 2015. The kind Mr Hampton had a few nice things to say about Gliffaes in his  piece. He started by calling us, ‘independent, eccentric and indulgent’, which I thought was a lovely way to sum us up in three words. Matt had dinner on...

18 August 2015

Good Hotel Guide Award for Gliffaes

Gliffaes Country House Hotel, situated on the river Usk just outside Crickhowell, has been honoured with an award from the only truly independent hotel guide in the Untied Kingdom. The Good Hotel Guide has given their Editor’s Choice Award to Gliffaes as Fishing Hotel of the year for 2015.  James Suter, who runs the hotel...

06 October 2014

Britain's Remotest Hotels

Gliffaes was featured in the ‘Sunday Times Travel’ supplement on 1st November 2013 in a piece by the paper about hotels in the UK that offer ‘splendid isolation’. This what was said about us; Gliffaes Hotel, Powys You can borrow a tandem at Gliffaes, but you’ll have a few hills to contend with, namely the...

05 November 2013

Sixteen of the best

Red Magazine recently picked out sixteen of the best Country House Hotels to get away to this autumn. Gliffaes was one of three hotels in Wales to be chosen! “At our pick of the best country house hotels you get all the grandeur, luxury and lovely rural scenery, but without any of the chintz and...

20 October 2013

9 out of 10 for Gliffaes

Guest Reviews from Booking.com I am sure almost everyone has heard of Trip Advisor, the on line, traveller review site where guests are able to leave their comments and scores on hotels, restaurants, bed and breakfasts, cafes etc. In the same vain Booking.com, the biggest on-line hotel booking site asks guests who book a room...

23 May 2013

Britain's Top 100 Affordable Hotels

On Saturday 22nd September the Saturday Telegraph’s Travel team listed Britain’s Top 100 Affordable Hotels. We were really chuffed to be chosen and to be only one of five hotels singled out in Wales for being good value and a great place to stay. Channel 5’s Hotel Inspector, Alex Polizzi Channel 5’s Hotel Inspector, Alex...

24 September 2012

Olympic Performance?

Without wishing to blow our trumpet too much it is always very pleasing to get kind comments from happy customers. The card above was left during the Olympics and we got this email yesterday. “We came upon Gliffaes by chance via your special offer in the Waitrose magazine.  Our visit on 22nd – 24th August...

26 August 2012

Four Days at Gliffaes

My Fishing Break at Gliffaes – Bob Polley 26th April 2012 It was a cold, wet day when we arrived at Gliffaes Hotel recently for a four day fishing break on various beats of the River Usk. We were met by Frank Williams our guide for the four days. Our first beat was to be...

30 April 2012

Gold Award for Gliffaes

Gliffaes is once again very proud to receive recognition for our efforts from Visit Wales, Wales’s official tourism body. Gliffaes is one of only 27 hotels in Wales to receive the Visit Wales Gold Award for 2012 which is given for ‘outstanding quality, exceptional comfort and hospitality’. The award is given by the Visit Wales...

24 November 2011

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