Featuring free WiFi, James' Place at Brynawel offers accommodation in Merthyr Tydfil. The rooms come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. You will find tea and coffee making facilities in the room. Every room is equipped with a private bathroom fitted with a shower. A selection of activities are offered in the area, such as golfing, horse riding and cycling. The nearest airport is Cardiff Airport, 39 km from the property, while Merthyr Tydfil Train Station and Bus station are within walking distance.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free parking available on-site


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Room type
Number of guests
1 extra-large double bed
1 double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Merthyr Tydfil
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  • Sarah
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The directions to the accommodation were clear and helpful, and when I had difficulty figuring out the shower, my message was responded to quickly. The rooms had been cleaned very well and the kitchen and bathroom facilities were excellent (apart...
  • Steve
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Quiet, relaxing, close to town for an easy walk in, studio was exceptional and the bed so comfy 😃
  • Declan
    Ireland Ireland
    I loved it, it was clean and comfortable and close to the town. Only met the owner on the first day, did not really see anyone else as was not really there. Would stay again.

Host Information

Company review score: 9.3Based on 750 reviews from 8 properties
8 managed properties

Company information

At James' Places we like to offer you individually styled accommodation that is unique.. The property is located within the town of Merthyr Tydfil so is in a town setting but within a minutes drive of The Brecon Beacons, Pen Y Fan, Bike Park Wales, The Four Water Falls and Zip World. This gives you the benefit of being next door to the countryside but all close to the shops, restaurants and pubs. Enjoying your stay is our main priority so we send out a list of suggested things to do and our favourite places to eat to help you make the most of your time with us with the confidence that these activities and places to eat have our seal of approval. We are a family run business and have been operating since 2016 and have 4 houses and 14 studios at different locations around Merthyr Tydfil. We have a loyal team who have been with us since the beginning and their priority is also to make you happy.

Property information

At James' Place we can offer you either a traditional double room or 2 fully equipped studios with the added benefit of your own kitchen. You can expect quality affordable accommodation that suits you. Brynawel is a beautiful Victorian house next door to Thomastown Park and has stunning views over the Merthyr valley. Brynawel is walking distance to Merthyr Tydfil town centre, the train and bus station, but far enough away for you to have a peaceful retreat. Merthyr Tydfil is ideally placed between Brecon Beacons National Park and Cardiff, the Welsh capital, it is also one of the most historically fascinating and beautiful regions of Wales. A fifth of the County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil lays within the Brecon Beacons National Park giving the area some dramatic and breath taking scenery. Guests love to walk Pen-y-fan South wales' highest mountain and the jewel in the crown of the Brecon Beacons.Come and visit the breathtaking waterfalls. Bike park Wales is but a few minutes away. We also have the facility to store bikes

Neighbourhood information

Brynawel is located a short walk from the town centre, bus station and train station. Next door is the beautiful Thomastown park and 20 minutes drive will take you to the breath taking Brecon Beacons. Brynawel is a 40 minute drive to Cardiff city centre.

Language spoken


Property surroundings

Facilities of James' Place at Brynawel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Archery
  • Squash
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing
  • Karaoke
  • Fishing
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Adult only
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

James' Place at Brynawel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 to 21:00


Until 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted James' Place at Brynawel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please inform James' Place at Brynawel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about James' Place at Brynawel

  • Check-in at James' Place at Brynawel is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • James' Place at Brynawel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Karaoke
    • Squash
    • Archery

  • James' Place at Brynawel is 650 yards from the centre of Merthyr Tydfil. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at James' Place at Brynawel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at James' Place at Brynawel include:

    • Studio
    • Double