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Group Holiday in Mid Wales

Testimonial report on 5 day break to Llandrindod Wells | May 2012 46 members left Sandy Car Park on Monday 30 April 2012 with local coach company Saffords Coaches of Great Gransden. En route to Llandrindod Wells we stopped at … Continue reading

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Events in Mid Wales | May Bank Holiday Weekend

●5th May at 11am; Official opening of the Welsh Coastal Path at Aberystwyth; the World’s first continuous coastal path around a country and voted best in travel 2012 by Lonely Planet. Click to visit website. ●5/6th May; The International Antiques … Continue reading

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Tourism Award Winner 2011

The Metropole Hotel in Llandrindod Wells was the winner of the ‘Mid Wales Tourism Award’ at the Powys Business awards which took place at Theatre Hafren in Newtown, Tuesday 27th September. The judges commended the Metropole for it’s continued investment … Continue reading

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Small animal park | Wonderful local attraction

Taking a break from my duties on reception, my family and I recently went on a day trip to Small Breeds Animal Park and Owl Centre at Kington. We had a wonderful day. My five year old son really enjoyed … Continue reading

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Latest films at Wyeside Arts and Cinema Centre this Summer 2011

Set in the heart of mid Wales and perched upon the brink of the picturesque river Wye 7 miles south of The Metropole, Wyeside Arts Centre has very friendly welcoming atmosphere with a broad programme of arts and entertainment. During … Continue reading

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Enjoying an activity in Mid Wales | Black Mountain Activities

We were due to do a bit of shopping just south of the Brecon Beacons so decided to enjoy the morning honing some new skills in the form of archery at the Black Mountain Activities centre located in the heart … Continue reading

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Challenging and tasty treacle pudding

During a recent telephone conversation with a guest last month, as part of a return visit to the hotel this year, she wanted to know if they could bring their dog ‘Satin’. While in conversation we talked about food and … Continue reading

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Things to do in Mid Wales Easter Weekend

22-25 April Dragon Artists and Makers Festival at Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre 22-25 April Easter Egg Hunt at Cantref Adventure Farm 22-25 April Easter Egg-citment at Elan Valley visitor centre 22-24 April Easter Fun at Dolaucothi Gold Mines source www.visitmidwales.co.uk

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Happy Saint David’s Day | Dydd Gwŷl Dewi Sant hapus

As promised in our monthly newsletter, Head Chef, Nic Edwards has produced an exciting recipe to enjoy on this special day. Welsh Mussels in Thai Spiced Leek Sauce | starter | serves 4 2 lb Welsh mussels, debearded 2 oz … Continue reading

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Testimonial | Day Spa Package | February 2011

“Wondered if you could pass on my gratitude to the relevant department for one of the most relaxing days I’ve had in ages, myself and Jayne have both undergone major ops and I decided to treat her for Xmas and … Continue reading

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Feefo | Independent Customer Feedback

Feefo is an independent customer feedback website that enables The Metropole Hotel to gain genuine and honest feedback. As a hotel in Wales, website reviews are one of many sources for assessing how good our customer service is. We realise … Continue reading

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Samuel Griffiths family reunion weekend

A few months ago we had a telephone call from Alan Edwards, a return customer, enquiring to book accommodation and redeem with a voucher he won as a prize in 1975. It developed into a family reunion weekend. Justin Baird-Murray … Continue reading

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