Set among the Cambrian Mountains, The George Borrow Hotel offers cooked breakfasts and wonderful views. With free parking and friendly staff, the hotel is just a 15 minute drive from Aberystwyth.

The individually designed rooms at George Borrow have private bathrooms and tea and coffee facilities. Rooms also have a TV, radio and Wi-Fi access, and many have views out over the Rheidol Gorge.

The 17th-century inn has a traditional restaurant, serving homemade meals and full English breakfasts. There are 2 guest lounges, offering beverages and snacks by the cozy log fires. There is also a leafy garden where cream teas can be served.

Just a mile from the popular mountain bike trails of Nant-yr-Arian, George Borrow Hotel is surrounded by beautiful mountains, with plenty of walking tracks and fishing rivers nearby. Cardigan Bay is a 20-minute drive, and the sandy beaches of Aberystwyth are 15 minutes away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

The George Borrow Hotel has been welcoming guests since Aug 1, 2005

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 twin bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi I want to book from 7th August 2021 to 12th August 2021? Is there any other places to eat out? what about the parking? many Thanks.
    Thank you for your messages. We have plenty of parking at the hotel. As for food we have a restaurant or there are many little village pubs around the..
    Answered on 21 May 2021
  • Hi are the baths in the rooms
    Hello No all bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms. No Baths. Hoping this information is of use to you. Thank you for your enquiry. Karen (Owner)
    Answered on 11 January 2021
  • Hi, what time is checkout?Diolch.
    Checkout is 10 Am Upon request we can arrange a later checkout if circumstances allow it. Hope this helps Kind regards Karen
    Answered on 17 January 2022
  • Is this ensuite
    Thank you for your booking All our accommodation bedrooms have on suite shower rooms. Wishing you well Kind regards Karen (Owner)
    Answered on 12 May 2021
  • Do you have any secure mountain bike storage please?
    Yes we have a cctv covered, lock up garage for bikes. Please request this at time of booking. We do our best to accommodate everyone. But it is a f..
    Answered on 25 September 2022
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Amenities of The George Borrow Hotel
  • Towels
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Mini golf
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Darts
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
    Safety & security
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke-free property
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Beach umbrellas
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    The George Borrow Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


    5:30 PM - 9:00 PM


    Until 10:00 AM


    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are not allowed.


    When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Mastercard Visa The George Borrow Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

    FAQs about The George Borrow Hotel

    • The prices at The George Borrow Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Room options at The George Borrow Hotel include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Single
      • Triple

    • Yes, The George Borrow Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • The George Borrow Hotel is 1,650 feet from the center of Ponterwyd.

    • Check-in at The George Borrow Hotel is from 5:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Guests staying at The George Borrow Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish

    • The George Borrow Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Fishing
      • Canoeing
      • Mini golf
      • Darts
      • Water sports facilities on site