The Welsh Hills Inn - A Country Bed & Breakfast

2133 Cambria Mill Road , Granville, OH 43023 USA (Show map)

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Granville and Columbus Ohio's premier bed & breakfast inn nestled on 15 wooded acres in the beautiful, rolling Welsh Hills - amidst the equestrian and alpaca countryside. Awarded the Ohio Bed & Breakfast/Inn of the Year by the Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association. Recognized with five straight prestigious TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards identifying the Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in the U.S. and World. In 2015 and 2017, The Welsh Hills Inn achieved Travelers' Choice Award's status as the #1 B&B and Inn in the United States as well as #4 in the world, respectively. In 2017, The Inn was selected to be included in BedandBreakfast.com's exclusive, professionally inspected Diamond Collection group of inns. Over 5,600 sq. ft. of lodging accommodations with wide plank heart-of-pine floors, large guests rooms, spacious bathrooms, antiques, oriental rugs, original artwork, heated pool, state-of-the-art hot tub/spa, outdoor table tennis & darts, hiking trails, fishing pond, lighted clay bocce ball court, shooting & archery ranges, fine wines, massage/spa services, same-day dry cleaning, locally sourced, gourmet Signature breakfast included. Relax to a simpler time and feel the stress melt away at The Welsh Hills Inn Bed and Breakfast in historic, picturesque Granville Ohio. The Welsh Hills Inn. Relaxation. Redefined.™

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Overall
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  • Guest room5
  • Service5
  • Value5.0
  • Cleanliness5
  • Onsite Dining5.0

October Birthday Celebration

5 on October 18, 2017

I took my wife here for her birthday and it was an amazing stay. This was our first B&B and the couple, Jeff & Bobbi, could not have been more accommodating. It is a beautiful country home sitting on a hill overlooking 15 acres. There are woods, a small pond, hammocks dotting the property, and a pool. There is also an archery/shooting range in the woods and a Bocce ball court. Between Jeff's impeccable breakfasts and Bobbi's attention to detail, you are sure to feel right at home! Their two dogs are extremely lovable and add to the hospitable ambiance exuding from the property. We will definitely be back! If you go, try the French Vanilla Cream tea.


Wonderful B & B - the best

5 on October 16, 2017

From the moment we pulled into the driveway we suddenly felt relaxed. Walking into the front door we were greeted with a smile and a warm welcome. Bobbi and Jeff are very attentive host and every detail, from the tea always available to the magazines and books, was the perfect touch. Jeff's breakfast omelet he make for us was the best I have every had! Ellie and Wrigley, the Inns mascots, are sweet and so fun to be with. I have stayed at a few B & B's but this one is ahead of all the others. It is in a league of its own and should be giving lessons to all the others. Our room was very spacious and the Italian tub and steam shower was a perfect end to a perfect day. Bobbi, Jeff, Ellie and Wrigley have the B & B concept perfected. We will be back to our new happy place.


A delightful getaway

5 on October 10, 2017

We stayed at The Welsh Hills Inn on the recommendation of my mother. I'm not saying my mother occasionally gets too excited about things and exaggerates about how great they are--but I'm not saying she doesn't, either. In this case, IF she had gotten very excited about this place and IF I happened to have thought she was exaggerating about how great it was, I would definitely have been wrong. The Welsh Hills Inn is a really exceptional bed and breakfast experience. No detail is overlooked and the property is exceptionally situated. Bobbi and Jeff have outdone themselves in creating a first-rate experience for their guests--and I would highly recommend it to anyone. We will definitely return--especially when we're looking to enjoy a peaceful 'country' getaway with some delightful hosts who treat you like long-lost friends.


A delightful getaway

5 on October 10, 2017

We stayed at The Welsh Hills Inn on the recommendation of my mother. I'm not saying my mother occasionally gets too excited about things and exaggerates about how great they are--but I'm not saying she doesn't, either. In this case, IF she had gotten very excited about this place and IF I happened to have thought she was exaggerating about how great it was, I would definitely have been wrong. The Welsh Hills Inn is a really exceptional bed and breakfast experience. No detail is overlooked and the property is exceptionally situated. Bobbi and Jeff have outdone themselves in creating a first-rate experience for their guests--and I would highly recommend it to anyone. We will definitely return--especially when we're looking to enjoy a peaceful 'country' getaway with some delightful hosts who treat you like long-lost friends.


Anniversary Getwaway

5 on September 30, 2017

I stumbled upon this little gem hunting for a bed and breakfast for a long weekend trip to northern Ohio with my husband for the summer. Somehow The Welsh Inn came up in my google search, living in Columbus we decided to book a night for a nice close getaway to celebrate our 3rd Anniversary. It was the best decision we've made (aside from our marriage). We now know how great this place is and it being in our "backyard" is even better. We left begrudgingly, but while we were there we were already talking about when we will come back to spend more than 1 night. Bobbie and Jeff are wonderful hosts, very attentive but not smothering. I recommend anyone who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of life to go stay at the Welsh Inn for at the very least one night and you will be hooked if not by the home then by Ellie and Wrigley.


We loved it

5 on September 24, 2017

I read the reviews about the Welsh Hills Inn but expected that the positive reviews were just hype. I was completely wrong!!! The Welsh Hills inn lived up to the great reviews and exceeded any expectations we had. Truly superb place to stay at. Relaxing, cozy, hospitable. Food was excellent, the hosts were very nice, the house is very well kept. It had everything you could imagine that could enhance your stay: heated pool, hot tub, games, TV/movies room and hiking. It was definitely a memorable weekend and we can't wait to go back again.


A GOLDEN GEM

5 on September 16, 2017

is place was heaven on earth. Could feel the tensions of life melt away one by one. Jeff and Bobbi were the ultimate hosts, accommodating and down to earth. Relaxation at every turn including the inviting hammocks and the gentle sound of the water rippling of the fountain and pool area. Fabulous breakfast , wine and cheese, and tea selections. They even surprised my husband with bottled beer. What a great way to celebrate our 40th anniversary . Plan on returning every anniversary !!!


A Real Treasure

5 on September 11, 2017

A truly memorable and relaxing get away! After helping our daughter move into her dorm for her second year at The Ohio State University, we treated ourselves to two nights in the Bedwen Bach King Guest Room at the beautiful and tranquil Welsh Hills Inn in Granville (a short 45 minute drive from Columbus). This is truly a very special and one-of-a-kind Bed & Breakfast with so many pluses. Highlights for us included the delicious gourmet breakfasts, walks around the gorgeous and peaceful grounds, quiet times perusing books in the main living area and on the porch, and the welcome companionship of the well-behaved dogs Ellie and Wrigley. Jeff and Bobbi are terrific innkeepers who have mastered pampering their guests without being intrusive. We also enjoyed walking around and dining in the quaint town of Granville. Thanks for a terrific stay, and we hope to return for future visits.


Truly Relaxation Redefined

5 on September 08, 2017

We stayed at this Inn for two nights over Labor Day weekend. I chose this Inn based on the Inn’s website and all the fabulous reviews it receives, plus it has an outdoor heated pool! Everything about this place exceeded our expectations. As so many of these reviews have stated, Bobbi and Jeff (as well as their four-legged friends Ellie and Wrigley) welcome you into their beautiful home and treat you like family. Our room, the Bedwen Bach King Guest Room, had a Jack and Jill bath with gorgeous views of the pool courtyard. The evening wine and cheese and the morning breakfasts were luscious. The weather cooperated and we had two beautiful days to enjoy the pool. Unfortunately, the pool heater was not on and the water was quite cold on the first day, so we enjoyed the hot tub and relaxed in comfortable cushioned teak lounge chairs around the pool. Jeff quickly turned the pool heater on and by the second day the pool water was warm and we were able to enjoy swimming and using the foam pool floats. This Inn is a wonderful place to relax and unwind. We can’t wait to return!


Great B and B!

5 on September 05, 2017

Two days at the Welsh Hills Inn—how delightful! We went there to celebrate our 52nd anniversary. As you can imagine, we have experienced many B and Bs over the years, so you can trust our judgment. We were delayed and called to say we would arrive late. Bobbi was there to greet us and show us around. We even had some wine to top off our evening. The two breakfasts we enjoyed were marvelous. Jeff is quite the chef. The plates were beautiful and the environment charming. We ate on the porch overlooking the grounds. The first morning another couple joined us and the second we were alone. Both were fun and relaxing. Bobbi and Jeff are the perfect hosts—around enough if you need them but giving privacy as well. The home is beautifully decorated and yet cozy and inviting. We stayed in the Derwen Del King Guest Room and it was outstanding—large bathroom with plenty of counter space for toiletries, nice shower. The room itself had three comfortable chairs as well as the usual accommodations. The king bed was just right, the wifi was easy, and the décor was fascinating. The sitting room just outside our door was cozy and always available. All in all, a wonderful two days there!


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Rooms & Rates

Colomen Gwen

The Colomen Gwen Room is one of the two spacious rooms available in the area of the inn known as "The Cottage". In Welsh, Colomen Gwen means "smiling dove". This room includes queen bed, wireless Internet access, HDTV flatscreen, PPV movies, views of woods, bocce ball court, and pool courtyard (from bath), high quality linens and bedding, antiques, desk, turndown service, Jack-and-Jill Bath with private vanity. Jack-and-Jill bath can be booked as a private bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $219 - $249

Bedwen Bach

The Bedwen Bach Room is one of the two spacious rooms available in the area of the inn that's known as "The Cottage". In Welsh, Bedwen Bach means "little birch". This room includes a king bed, wireless Internet access, HDTV flatscreen, PPV movies, views of birch-lined brick courtyard, bocce ball court, and pool courtyard (from bath), high quality linens and bedding, antiques, desk, turndown service, Jack-and-Jill Bath with private vanity. Jack-and-Jill bath can be booked as a private bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $219 - $249

Derwen Del

The Derwen Del Room is located in the main section of the inn. In Welsh, Derwen Del means "little oak". This spacious room includes King Bed, wireless Internet access, HDTV with HBO, STARZ Encore and SiriusXM music, alarm clock/radio, views of the woods, the surrounding Welsh Hills, pool courtyard, luxurious linens and bedding, antiques, turndown service, private bath. Delightfully decorated, relaxing upstairs hallway sitting area included with this room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $219 - $249

Berllan Glyn Grande Suite

The Berllan Glyn Grande Suite is The Inn and Granville's premier guest room. Luxurious king bed & linens, HDTV, Italian soaking tub, oversized glass & marble steam shower, towel heaters, original artwork, heart pine wide plank wood floors, private screened porch with wicker furniture and HDTV, and a private, candlelit breakfast served on your porch - all overlooking the pool and the natural beauty of rolling Welsh Hills countryside. Private gourmet dinners with (outstanding wine selection) available on the screened porch at additional charge based on menu selection.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $335 - $359

Brynmor Luxe Queen Suite

Welsh for "Great Hill", signifying the hilltop that The Inn sits atop, the Brynmor Luxe Suite boasts a large sitting area with leather sofa and comfy chairs, luxurious queen bed & quality linens, 65" smart HDTV (with HBO, STARZ Encore, SiriusXM music, the latest PPV movies and events), Xbox gaming, DVD player, Bose Acoustimass CD/digital music player, large bath with Italian marble shower, original artwork, fireplace, and bar area. Private staircase. Definitely created for spoiling yourself!

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $335 - $369

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Location

Location Type

Near Granville Village, Near Denison University, Near Kenyon College, Near Buckeye Lake, Newark - 10 Minutes, Downtown Columbus - 30 Minutes, Easton Town Center - 25 Minutes, Ohio State University - 35 Minutes, New Albany - 20 Minutes, Westerville - 25 Minutes, Port Columbus International Airport - 30 Minutes, Countryside, Small town

Airport

Columbus, OH (CMH-Port Columbus Intl.) 29 miles

Directions to property:

From Granville - Broadway to N. Pearl St. turn left on N. Pearl (Rt. 661). Proceed 3 miles on Rt. 661. Turn right on Cambria Mill Road. Proceed 1 mile. The Welsh Hills Inn entrance will be on your left. Look for the sign and the black horse farm fence.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, The Midland Theatre & Weathervane Playhouse, The Works - Center for History, Art & Technology, Buckeye Lake & Blackhand Gorge, Denison University, Kenyon College, OSU, COTC, 36 Mile Licking County Recreational Trail, Columbus Zoo & Outstanding Museums, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Tours, University, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Bike rental, CD player, Ceiling fans, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Fridge, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Piano, Pool, Private entrance, Spa, TV Video games, Telephone, VCR, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , Heated Swimming Pool (May to early fall), State-of-the-Art Hot Tub Spa, Lighted Clay Bocce Ball Court & Short-Game Wedge Golf, Outdoor Stone Fireplace, Outdoor Table Tennis & Darts, Hiking Trails, Luxurious 500+ Thread Count Bedding, Gun/Archery Range & Fishing Pond, Hot, Home-cooked Signature Breakfast Served Daily - Plus an Afternoon Wine & Cheese Gathering.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, Desk, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet, iPhone docking station

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Mountain Bike trails, Heated Swimming Pool, State-of-the-Art Hot Tub Spa, Lighted Clay Bocce Ball Court, Outdoor Stone Fireplace, Outdoor Table Tennis & Darts, Hiking Trails, Gun/Archery Range; Fishing Pond, numerous golf courses and tennis facilities within minutes of The Inn., Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Cigars Only in Designated Outdoor Areas
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Children Must Be Supervised and Well-Behaved at All Times
  • Childcare Provided: Limited Must be Pre-Arranged with the Inn
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Major credit card required to hold room reservation.
  • Cancellations: Massage Cancellations: Cancellations of 5-days or less will be charged a $30 cancellation fee for individual massages and $50 for a canceled couple's massage. All of our massage therapists have their own businesses outside of The Inn and short-notice cancellations do not allow them enough time to fill your previously scheduled time slot for another of their clientele. Standard Cancellation: Reservations canceled at least 30-days prior to check-in date will be fully refunded. Those canceled at least 20-days prior to check-in date will be charged the first night's rate plus taxes. Cancellations made less than 20-days prior to check-in & no-shows will be charged for the entire reservation booked. Gift Certificate Recipients are Subject to the Same Cancellation Policies. Multiple Cancellations: We understand that sometimes "things happen" and you may have to cancel. However, if you have booked on three separate occasions and, subsequently, canceled those reservations, we can no longer accept a reservation from you in the future. We're sorry for any inconvenience, but we're a small inn with just a few guest rooms available. Special Event Date Cancellations: Reservations canceled 90-days or more prior to check-in are fully refunded. Less than 90-days from reservation date will be charged for entire stay booked. No-shows will be charged for the entire reservation booked as well. Special events are shown below and dates for the current year can be found on the Local Events page of our website. Gift Certificate Recipients are Subject to the Same Cancellation Policies. Check our Local Events Page on our website (WelshHillsInn.com) for exact information on dates.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Bobbi & Jeff Noe

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs , Two Outdoor Cats

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • Time Served: 8:30 - 9:30 AM
  • Serving Location: Poolside, Outdoor Porch Dining Area, Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian Gluten-Free, Vegan


Signature Dish

The Inn's Filet Mignon
Prime grade beef, hickory smoked and encrusted in roasted garlic and sea salt. Cooked to our guest's specification on our outdoor grill.


Recipes

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