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Beacons Backpackers Reviews

Bwlch, Brecon, Wales

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124 Total Reviews
  • 98%Value For Money
  • 100%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 100%Staff
  • 98%Atmosphere
  • 98%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

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Great owner, Amazing room love it !


For the price, I would have expected a proper cooked breakfast


Very friendly and welcoming. We will return with walking and cycling groups later. Highly recommended.

  • 6th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


Very good all round, fully recommended.

  • 22nd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The staff were friendly and welcoming. Breakfast was included and the food in the evening in the pub connected to the hostel was excellent. I was staying to go walking in the Brecon Beacons and it's well placed for this. I plan to stay again in the future.


Neil and Sarah are the best hosts, I honestly felt like guests in their home. They are very knowledgeable about the area and things to do. the pub is great for chilling out after a days outdoor activities, the locals are so friendly! Sarah cooks great food at reasonable prices. I didn't want to leave! especially as I kept sleeping in as the beds are the most comfortable I've slept in in a long time.


I would definitely recommend staying at this hostel. The staff were really friendly and helpful. The food in the bar was lovely and great value for money.

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