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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  • Guest room5.0
  • Service5
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness5
  • Onsite Dining5.0

Heaven in the Hills

5 on May 21, 2018

In 2011, I posted a review for this Inn asserting that I had found B&B gold in the Welsh Hills and predicting that the inn would soon be on lists of the best B&Bs. Who knew how understated that prediction would be?! At that time, the Inn had been in operation for about a year. Since then, the Inn has been named the #1 B&B in the USA and #4 inn world-wide! I returned recently after several years to find Heaven in the Hills! As I drove up the winding lane, the rows of ornamental pear trees lining both sides were magnificent with brilliant white spring blossoms and some petals floating slowly to the ground. I don't know what heaven looks like, but this was surely a good hint! As I pulled up to the Inn, Bobbi was there to greet me along with the Inn's two dogs, Ellie and Wrigley. Ellie, like me, has begun to show her years, but Wrigley is there to keep us feeling young. Bobbi gave me a choice of parking spaces for the duration of my stay. A hospitable practice! Bobbi and Jeff were the same gracious, helpful and friendly hosts they were back in 2011. But then they were intent on building the reputation of their Inn. Now, they have already reached the pinnacle of success. You can't do better than #1, right?! But this success has not gone to their heads. Now they are just down right genuine people who give as freely to their guests as they would to family or friends. In addition to being wonderful hosts, they were able to provide valuable advice and professional references to me regarding some local family business I had to take care of. The luxurious room and bathroom and the incredible breakfasts are still great and even a little better. Since 2011, my wife and I have traveled more broadly and have stayed at some extraordinary places. One was an inn in the Cotswolds in England once ranked as the #1 inn in the world by travelers. Another was the home of the clan which produced the kings of Ireland. I like the Welsh Hills Inn better.


outstanding experience

4.8 on May 14, 2018

wonderful experience at an outstanding b&b! we have stayed in many, and this is easily in the top 2 of all time! attention to every detail and a warmth and kindness that is genuine. we will definitely stay again


Wonderful Stay

5 on May 13, 2018

This is a lovely inn. It is in a peaceful setting with lovely grounds. The hospitality is superb. The breakfast is delicious and plentiful. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. One of my highlights of this inn is Ellie and Wrigley, the resident pooches. This place is a perfect getaway!


Relaxation Redefined

5 on April 29, 2018

Bobbi and Jeff have created a special bed and breakfast that truly lives up to their logo of "relaxation. redefined". We have been coming to visit over the last 4 years while our daughter has been at Denison University which is a 5 minute car ride away. Our times at the inn have provided us with a way to visit with our daughter and relax. The hospitality, their beautiful home & accommodations, grounds, amazing breakfast and Wrigley & Ellie (sweet dogs!) made us always feel happy and relaxed. We look forward to more visits even when our daughter is graduated!


B & B Art and Luxury!

5 on April 22, 2018

Worth the trip from anywhere, we were treated to wonderful hosts (Bobbi and Jeff) and 5-star accommodations and food. I only wish we had more time.


It is a winner!

5 on April 19, 2018

We traveled to the Welsh Hills Inn wondering what it was that rated it one of the best in the country and even in the world. We could sense the answer to that when we drove up the drive. Serenity abounds. From the perfectly decorated rooms to quiet surroundings the entire Inn welcomes you. Bobbi and Jeff tended to our greeting like we were family. We enjoyed the wine and cheese prepared so we could sit in front of the fire in the gathering room and unwind. In the morning we had the best breakfast we have ever had at a BnB. It was complete with a spectacular view of the fields and forest. We were only there one evening in the spring but we will return because this is a place that calls a visitor back. You must try it for yourself!


Counting down the days until we return!

5 on April 16, 2018

My family and I have had the opportunity to stay at the Inn a few times and it never disappoints. Bobbi and Jeff remember us each time and welcome us back with open arms. The property is so beautiful and clean from top to bottom and inviting from every aspect. The decor is amazing and makes you feel right at home. Every time we visit Bobbi and Jeff make each experience memorable and we look forward to returning very soon.


Special Place

5 on April 10, 2018

My wife and I just spent three fantastic days at the Welsh Hills Inn. We had a great time, with a couples massage, and a Candlelight Dinner. The place is beautiful, the food is great, and it is extremely clean. But above all Bobbi and Jeff make the place special. We will be back.


Extraordinary inn. Discovery at every turn.

5 on February 15, 2018

My husband and I just stayed here for a weekend get away. The way the driveway winds up to the inn, how the house is positioned on the hill, it felt like we were entering a familiar painting. When we parked, we noticed the snow inter-tubes propped nearby for our discovery. We stayed in the Brynmor Queen Luxe Suite. Although there is no tub in this private tucked away suite, it has its own living room with beautiful and equally comfortable furniture plus an area with an artful wooden counter with chairs that are multi-functional - we loved it, and plan to stay here again. Bobbi and Jeff, the owners/innkeepers are extraordinary people. Their inn is designed with discovery in mind. There are atypical books, incredible and whimsical artwork everywhere, a piano, a wood burning fireplace, and lots of space to hang out in. The food is top notch, from their thoughtfully prepared wine and snacks, to their bountiful breakfasts where they served us a national award winning blackberry jam, We enjoyed a private dinner, prepared by Bobbi and Jeff Friday night. I highly recommend this on the first night. My dinner included the best pork I have ever tasted. Bobbi and Jeff are down to earth artists and adventurers in tending to their home and their guests down to every detail and consideration. Ellie and Wrigley, their dogs, were our companions, waiting for us when we went on our walk in the countryside, playing with us in the snow and sitting down beside us. Finally, when we booked, I ordered a bouquet of flowers for our room. The abundant arrangement is still fresh, a wonderful reminder of how well we were cared for.


Simply a fabulous place to enjoy a getaway

5 on January 30, 2018

After staying at many B&Bs over the years, we definitely feel that the Welsh Hills Inn deserves every 5-star review that it has earned. We stayed at the Inn for two nights just after New Year's Day. Bobbi and Jeff were truly wonderful hosts, and the Inn (still beautifully decorated for Christmas) was the perfect place to unwind after the holiday season. Breakfasts were outstanding, and the snacks and wine in the afternoon were lovely. We also enjoyed finding delectable sweet treats in our rooms when we returned from dinner each evening. And Ellie and Wrigley were perfect canine hostesses as well! We will absolutely return and highly recommend the Inn to all travelers.


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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
  • 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
  • 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

$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:: 15:00
  • Check Out:: 11:00
  • 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: No None
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Bobbi & Jeff Noe

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs , Two Outdoor Cats

About the innkeepers

The Welsh Hills Inn is owned and operated by hosts, Jeff and Bobbi Noe. As a second career for both, Jeff and Bobbi have thoroughly enjoyed establishing and growing this charming property, nestled within the rolling Welsh Hills, into an award-winning Inn. “It has been so incredibly rewarding to meet and host guests from around the world, calling many of them friends upon their departure and looking forward to their return”. This is what keeps them wanting to improve and be better every day.

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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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