City view
Pet friendly
Free WiFi
Free parking

Located in Merthyr Tydfil, 2.4 miles from Cyfarthfa Castle, James' Place at Dowlais has free WiFi and city views.

The accommodations come with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower and a hairdryer, while the kitchen has a microwave, a fridge and a stovetop. Some units have a seating area and/or a patio.

If you would like to discover the area, hiking and cycling are possible nearby and the apartment can arrange a car rental service.

The nearest airport is Cardiff Airport, 37 miles from James' Place at Dowlais.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

James' Place at Dowlais has been welcoming guests since Jun 6, 2016

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

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

FREE parking!

Reliable Info
Guests say the description and photos for this property are very accurate.


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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, Is there a washing machine? If not, is there a close Laundry? Prices? I’m planning to stay for one & half month from 1st March 2021.
    Hi There are no washing machines here but there is a laundry near by. We do have a studio at another location with a washing machine. Search James' P...
    Answered on January 19, 2021
  • Hi, is there is any extra charge for dog? Thanks, Anna
    Hi Yes there is a charge for a dog it is £10 per dog per stay. Thanks
    Answered on July 20, 2021
  • Is there an outside area off apartment for toileting dog?
    Hi At the back of the property is a public car park that backs onto an open grassy area. Dogs can be toileted here. I hope that helps. Regards
    Answered on April 18, 2022
  • Are u taking bookings from the 27th March? Thanks Nic x
    Hi we are open now for key workers that need accommodation in the area. From the 27th we are able to open to holiday guests providing they are not bre...
    Answered on March 14, 2021
  • Hi looking to book for a weekend. We are mountain bikers off to BPW do you have a safe place to lock the bikes up over night? Is there car parking Thx...
    Hi - Yes you can take your bikes into the studio if they are clean. Alternatively their is a lock point under the stairs. You just need to bring a cha...
    Answered on December 21, 2021
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Company review score: 9Based on 1,012 reviews from 7 properties
7 managed properties

Property info

James' Place@Dowlais offers 7 individually and creatively styled self-catering studios. They are ideally placed for exploring the Brecon Becons, climbing Pen-Y-Fan or visiting Bike Park Wales amongst many of the other great activities in the area or for working away from home. They are only a 5mins drive from the town centre and there is a bus stop right outside which can take you to the main train and bus station. Each studio has a separate but en-suite Kitchenette with all the essentials plus en-suite Shower-Room. We also provide a few surprising luxuries with Soap & Glory complimentary toiletries, a pint of milk and freshly baked home-made welsh cakes to welcome you to Wales.

Neighborhood info

James' Place@Dowlais is located a 5min drive from the town centre with a main Train Station and Bus Station. Nearby there are a couple of restaurants and a large super market. Merthyr Tydfil is ideally located for exploring the Brecon Beacons, walking Peny-Fan or around the Waterfalls. In addition it is only 5 minutes away from the world renowned Bike Park Wales., 30 mins from Cardiff and 1 hour from the beach at the Mumbles.

Language Spoken

Travel Proud

Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Amenities of James' Place at Dowlais
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Bingo Off-site Additional charge
  • Aerobics Off-site Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy Off-site Additional charge
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Mini golf Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Additional charge
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Desk
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Car rental
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
Building Characteristics
  • Private apartment in building
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules James' Place at Dowlais takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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12:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa James' Place at Dowlais accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print

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

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

FAQs about James' Place at Dowlais

  • James' Place at Dowlais is 1.7 miles from the center of Merthyr Tydfil.

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

  • Check-in at James' Place at Dowlais is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to James' Place at Dowlais by:

    • Car 35min

  • James' Place at Dowlais has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 1 bedroom

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, James' Place at Dowlais is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • James' Place at Dowlais can accommodate this group size:

    • 2 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

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

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Mini golf
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Aerobics
    • Bar crawls
    • Bike tours
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Bingo