Studios At Glenthorne is just 15 minutes’ walk from Merthyr Tydfil Railway Station. These family-run, self-catering studios are set in a Victorian townhouse.

Each modern studio at Glenthorne has contemporary décor and bright finishes. There is a fireplace and a TV, and a kitchenette including a washing machine, microwave, fridge, kettle and an oven. Tea, coffee and toiletries are provided. Free Wi-Fi is available.

For an additional cost a continental breakfast is available.

The area is ideal for cycling, and you can make use of on-site bike storage and cleaning facilities.

Brecon Beacons National Park, the Taff River and Cyfarthfa Park Lake are within 2 miles of the studios. Neath, Swansea and the coast can be reached in 40 minutes by car.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Studios At Glenthorne has been welcoming guests since Oct 16, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

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

FREE parking!


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Property questions and answers
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  • Is there anywhere to securely park a motorbike? thanks
    Yes, we have space behind locked gates.
    Answered on March 27, 2021
  • what utensils and cooking appliances are in kitchen? i want to make eggs and sausage. do you have a frying pan? do you provide fresh milk in fridge.
    You will find all the utensils you need including pots & pans. Yes, you will also have a fresh pint of milk in the fridge for you 😊
    Answered on June 3, 2021
  • Is Dave a knob? Asking for a friend...
    I am sorry but you and your friend appear to be confused, we don’t know anyone of that name here at Glenthorne so cannot help you with your strange & ..
    Answered on April 22, 2021
  • Hello,we are a couple travelling from Milton Keynes this weekend and we have 18months baby with us. can we stay in double room?
    Hi there. Unfortunately Glenthorne is not equipped or suitable for children under the age of 8. Best wishes for a great time in Wales, Claire
    Answered on August 23, 2022
  • Hi, do you cater for vegan breakfasts? Many thanks
    Hi, if you book a studio it has a kitchen and you can cook your own meals etc. Hope that helps? Best wishes Claire
    Answered on September 27, 2021
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Managed by Claire

Company review score: 9.2Based on 314 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Claire, a local girl is happy to give you lots of info about her home town.

Property info

Glenthorne was built by the owner of The Merthyr Brewery in 1889. It was sold to the catholic church in the early 1970's and became St Josephs Convent for the Sisters of Annecy, it remained a convent until 2012 when it was purchased by Claire Harris. Since its purchase the owner has worked hard to renovate it and return it to its former glory.

Neighborhood info

5 minutes walk from Cyfarthfa Park the jewel in Merthyr Tydfils crown. 8 minutes drive from Cyfarthfa Retail Park for great shopping and 10 minutes drive to the Vue cinema complex with 10 screens, a bowling alley, restaurants and pubs. 10 minutes drive from the wonderful Brecon Beacons. Bike Park Wales is just a short hop on the A470. A great position to walk, bike ride or tour the beautiful scenery and surroundings. Cardiff, the capital of Wales is just a 40 minute drive. Swansea and The Gower Peninsular just 0 minutes drive away.

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Area info *
Amenities of Studios At Glenthorne
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • Laundry
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Studios At Glenthorne takes special requests – add in the next step!


4:00 PM - 9:00 PM


7:00 AM - 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 over 8 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

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card BC-Card Cash Studios At Glenthorne 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

Please let the property know your expected arrival time in advance.
You can use the Special Requests box when booking or contact the property.

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Studios at Glenthorne in advance. After a booking is made, you will receive an email from the property with further instructions regarding the payment procedures and the key collection.

Please note the Deluxe Double Room does not have a kitchen.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Please inform Studios At Glenthorne 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 Studios At Glenthorne

  • Check-in at Studios At Glenthorne is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Studios At Glenthorne is 1,650 feet from the center of Merthyr Tydfil.

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

  • Room options at Studios At Glenthorne include:

    • Studio
    • Double

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Studios At Glenthorne by:

    • Train 5min
    • Car 1h

  • Studios At Glenthorne offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):