Toad Hall, Railway Terrace, Doll St, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8BH

Call Will on 01654 700597 or 07866 362507 or text 07962 995168


Toad Hall is a small hostel beside the River Dovey, close to Snowdonia National Park. It is near to the centre of the lively town of Machynlleth, which has an alternative feel and a popular annual comedy festival. NCN Cycle route 8 and Glyndwrs Way route pass through the town. Cader Idris mountain is 6 miles away. Toad Hall Hostel has a three bed-roomed self contained accommodation unit above the owner's family home. There is a mixture of family, double and twin rooms and full bedding is supplied. There is a small self-catering kitchen and a single shower room. There is a very large games room with seating around an open fire (occasionally lit) which is available for use until 9 at night. The hostel accommodation has modern gas fired central heating and double glazing. There is a small flat garden suitable for camping, and a small workshop for bike repair/storage. Under 18s and well behaved dogs welcome by agreement. Please book in advance. If there is no answer on the landline please phone the mobile or send a text.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Snowdonia and North Wales.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    9: 1x4(dbl+twin), 1x3(dbl+sgl), 1x2(twin)
  • Open:

    Not always open, please phone to find out and always pre-book. Please vacate rooms from 12 - 1 pm for cleaning. No arrivals after 11pm please.
  • Price per night:

    £18 pp. Reductions (e.g. for groups) negotiable
  • Booking:

    Advance booking necessary - phone on the day if necessary. Payment in advance possible. Mobile SMS, text message or email are a good way to book as the phone is not always manned.
  • Directions:

    Toad Hall is situated directly behind the car park of the Texaco petrol station. Texaco garage is on the main road in Machynlleth very close to the local railway station.
  • Public Transport:

    200m to train station (services to the Midlands, North Wales and Aberystwyth). 100m to Lloyds coaches depot and local bus stop
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals and has a pub within walking distance. It is on a dark sky area, the Hostels with Camping map, the Wales Coast Path and the Lon Las Cymru.


cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
iDrying room
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
5Very basic accommodation


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Simple guest house style accommodation at Toad Hall

June 21st 2019

Toad Hall does not have bunks and most guests have private rooms with the beds made up with freshly laundered bedding.

Booking a room here is more like staying in a simple B&B with no breakfast provided.   With notice we can buy food in for the guest and leave it for them in the self catering kitchen.

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El Sueno Existe festival : MEXICO and WOMEN OF LATIN AMERICA. 16th, 17th, 18th August 2019.

June 10th 2019

Latin American music, culture, politics & the spirit of Victor Jara in the beautiful welsh town of Machynlleth, home to Toad Hall hostel accommodation.

This festival is inspired by the life and music of Victor Jara. This visionary musician and theatre director was part of the New Song movement in Salvador Allende’s Chile.  Find out more about the festival here.

El Sueno Existe Festival near toad hall

Toad Hall.

September 19th 2018

Simple, self catering accommodation within one mile of the NCN.

Our facilities and amenities include WiFi and a self catering kitchen. We have a range of rooms which are generally used as private rooms and a drying room that guests are welcome to use.

We can provide a DIY breakfast left in the kitchen for you (with notice) and meals are available locally if you do not wish to self cater!

To aid you in your adventures we have a flat garden for camping or bike and canoe storage and a workshop for bike repairs. And we’d also love to welcome your furry canine friends along on your adventure too!

Toad Hall - self catering - dog friendly - hostel
Toad Hall Machynlleth

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