Plas Dolau | Country House Hostel


This country house hostel providing warm and comfortable accommodation for groups and individuals has family rooms and dormitories and sleeps up to 45. With two kitchens and lounges, it adapts well to large and small groups. We have full central heating, plenty of bathrooms, toilets, pleasant decoration and Fire Certificate.

The North and South Wings of the mansion provide bunk beds in a variety of dormitories.

There is a separate West Wing proving guest house style accommodation in three bedrooms: An en-suite family room, double and family room sharing a bathroom.

The North Wing suite sleeps 18 in interlinked rooms with a washroom area containing 3 showers, 3 loos and 3 washbasins with an extra 3 washbasins in the bigger bedroom.

The South Wing has 3 rooms: one with bedspaces for 3, a 6 bed space room, and a larger room that has space for 11 or 12. Each has its own washroom with loo and washbasin and extra washbasins in the big room. These three rooms share two showers and a bathroom with shower over bath and an extra loo - Small groups can be allocated private use of part of the washing facilities.

The "farmhouse" kitchen is fully equipped with Aga, gas cooker, microwave, fridge and use of freezer space. The lounge-dining room has an extending table and a sitting area with colour TV, video and piano. A downstairs washroom provides an extra shower and loo with access from outside for additional guests in tents or caravan.

We can provide full catering, up to full board and can cater for weddings, birthdays and other events. A continental breakfast is included in our prices and we can provide full breakfast at an extra charge. Packed lunches can be provided on request. By prior arrangement we can allow some use of the catering kitchen for suitably qualified people.

The dining room has comfortable chairs and go-pak tables and can also be used for craft activities. The lounge is our biggest meeting room, with easy chairs, TV, video and a small grand piano. The foyer provides extra seating area, tea making and a tuckshop, open by arrangement. The games room and drying room are being set up.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Bedspace£22.00 per person per night
North Wing£22.00 per person per night for bed & breakfast
South Wing£22.00 per person per night for bed & breakfast

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Disabled facilities


  • Packed lunches provided
  • Snacks/afternoon tea


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Children's outdoor play area

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating

Laundry Facilities

  • Ironing facilities

Leisure Facilities

  • Fishing
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Snooker/billiards/pool onsite

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Conference facilities


  • Private parking

Property Facilities

  • Common room
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Totally non-smoking

Site Features

  • Building of historical interest
  • Garden

Target Markets

  • Coach parties welcomed
  • Hen/Stag Dos Welcome

Map & Directions

Road Directions

On the A44, 3 miles east of Aberystwyth, 250 yds from the road along an excellent tarmac drive with parking for cars, minibuses/coaches.

Plas Dolau | Country House Hostel

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Plas Dolau, Lovesgrove, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3HP

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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)


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Plas Dolau Country Estate | Meeting Room, AberystwythPlas Dolau Country Estate is set in 25 acres of peaceful countryside in the heart of the Rheidol Valley just 3 miles from the sea and the bustling University town of Aberystwyth.

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