Plas Dolau Hostel

Plas Dolau Hostel

Our Country House Hostel situated amongst the trees and old gardens provides warm and comfortable accommodation for groups and individuals. Family rooms and dormitories sleep 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.

Schools at Plas Dolau

The Plas Dolau Estate near Aberystwyth and the area close by is ideal for school trips of any age group, and with such a range of habitats, attracts many college/university field courses. We go from sea to mountains within a few miles and are within easy reach for day trips to Snowdonia or Pembrokeshire.

The West Wing has three bedrooms: Peach en-suite family room, Honeysuckle double and Cranberry family room sharing a bathroom.

The farmhouse kitchen is fully equipped with Aga, gas cooker, microwave, dishwasher, 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.

The Main House has five dormitory rooms mix bunks and some beds:
The Fern suite sleeps 15 in interlinked rooms with a washroom area containing 3 showers, 3 loos and 3 washbasins with an extra 3 washbasins in the bigger bedroom. Jade has bed spaces for 3, Primrose has bed spaces for 5, Rose has bed spaces for 10.

Each has its own washroom with loo and washbasin and extra washbasins in the Rose room. These three rooms share two showers and a bathroom with shower over bath and an extra loo. Small groups can be allocated exclusive use of part of the washing facilities.

The main kitchen has 2 commercial cookers, deep fat fryer, large fridge and use of some freezer space. We provide a basic continental breakfast for everyone and can do cooked breakfasts and other meals, including packed lunches, or partial self-catering. Groups using this kitchen should have someone with a food hygiene certificate and we can provide some supervision for use of commercial equipment.

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.



Central Heating Throughout , Free Wi-Fi, Garden/Patio for Guest Use, Guest Lounge, Linen Provided, Non Smoking Property, TV ,


Breakfast, Cater for Special Diets, Cater for Vegetarians, Dinner, Packed Lunch Available,




Disabled Access, Disabled Toilets, On Site Parking


Cater for Educational Groups, Coach Parties Welcome, Groups Welcome, Pre visit Available, Risk Assessment Available,





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    Lovesgrove, Aberystwyth, SY23 3HP

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