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The Pavement Palace

Hay-on-Wye - Powys

Rustic interiors blend beautifully with antique mirrors and industrial furnishings, in this Hay-on-Wye apartment

  • Sleeps: 2+2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
£70-250 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

How to book...

The Pavement Palace is owned and managed by James Mannox.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with James Mannox.

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Where we are: 

  The Highlights...

  • Delightful one bedroom apartment in the heart of Hay-on-Wye
  • Tucked away down a discreet alleyway, sleep soundly surrounded by one of a kind antiques and 16th century charm
  • Ideally located for exploring the vast array book shops and vintage stores as well as the beautiful Brecon Beacons
  • A fully fitted kitchen, a sixties hanging chair and plenty of original art work throughout, add character to this gorgeous town centre home
  • Luxury touches like quality linens, soft fluffy towels and first class toiletries ensure you will want for nothing during your stay at The Pavement Palace

  You should know...

  • The apartment is reached via a set of stairs that may not be suitable for everyone
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed here
  • One Superking bed and Chaise Lounge that folds out to double (extra charges apply beyond 2 adults)

  The Detail...

Hidden away in the beautiful Welsh/English border town of Hay-on-Wye, this quirky bolt hole offers antique furnishings and rustic luxury throughout, and is the ultimate antidote to the stresses and strains of modern day living.

A romantic hideaway with a difference, The Pavement Palace offers truly unique self-catering accommodation situated in the centre of this historic town that is so popular with book lovers and history buffs alike.

Enter through a discreet passage sandwiched between the poetry bookshop and characterful antiques shop on a quiet pedestrian pavement and you will soon appreciate everything this beautiful one bedroom apartment has to offer. Step straight into the fully equipped kitchen and utility area and marvel at the cleverly crafted use of space and high spec luxury, and you will soon understand why this cute little place really is a palace is its own right.

Having been lovingly decorated to enhance its original features, the whole house is adorned with original paintings and fine art prints throughout. The light-filled kitchen has a rustic feel, but is full of practical modern appliances including a gas oven and hob, integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is also a microwave for whipping up a light lunch before heading out to explore everything the historic old town has to offer.

The lounge is surprisingly large yet cosy, with an array of hand-picked furniture, a stylish wood-burner, comfy sofa and a stunning chaise lounge. Enjoy a quiet moment to yourself as you read a book or take a peek out of the window from one of two window seats. Relax and enjoy the quirky and carefully curated items of decor that make this calm and atmospheric living space.

When night falls, and you have retuned home from enjoying one of the many great local restaurants and cafes serving locally sourced fine produce, the beautiful bedroom awaits. With original beams across the vaulted ceiling, antique furnishings and soft white cotton bedding, you are guaranteed a great night's sleep in this light and airy kingsize bedroom. There is also a charming en-suite just bedside the bedroom to save late night trips and down the stairs.

The bathroom is a haven of peace and tranquility, and offers just as much charm as the rest of the house. The antique mirror-lined walls create a timeless feeling, while the bath is perfect for unwinding after a long day out on the Brecon Beacons. There is also a shower, and as you expect from a house of this caliber, soft fluffy towels, high quality toiletries and a hairdryer are provided for your convenience too.

If you can pull yourself away from this cosy abode, the town of Hay-on-Wye offers plenty to see and do, all right outside your front door. Explore a world of bookshops, vintage markets and independent retailers, or head further afield to visit the Brecon Beacons or take a walk along the River Wye.


Essential Features
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Dogs
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Television


  • Art classes
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Markets
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Wildlife
  • Yoga


  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

68 miles / 1hr 30 mins

  Detailed Pricing Information...

Prices vary depending on season, Hay Festival periods and special offers.



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£70-250 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

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How to book...

The Pavement Palace is owned and managed by James Mannox.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with James Mannox.

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