The First Hurdle

9-10 Upper Church StreetNP16 5EXChepstowUnited Kingdom
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About The First Hurdle

The First Hurdle is an 18th-century bed and breakfast with 12 rooms situated in Chepstow, United Kingdom. It is a four minute drive from Chepstow Racecourse.

Rooms are equipped with flat screen television, tea/coffee making facilities, central heating and wardrobe. Bathrooms have a shower and towels. Hair dryer is available on request.

Wi-Fi is complimentary in all the public areas. Public parking at a nearby location is chargeable. It is a non-smoking hotel throughout. There is a garden where the guests can relax over a cup of tea.

Complimentary full English breakfast is served every morning in a cosy dining room with a fireplace. Many pubs, cafes and restaurants are located close to the town.

The First Hurdle is 25 minutes’ drive to Newport and Bristol and a five-minute walk to the Chepstow train station.


9-10 Upper Church Street, NP16 5EX, Chepstow, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1291)622189 | Fax: +44(7732)948592 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Comfortable rooms; helpful owners

Rooms are clean and provided with all the basic amenities making it a very comfortable stay for the guests. They are not luxurious but good enough for a good stay. Guests were very impressed by the hospitality rendered by the owners and the staff members. They were courteous and attentive to all the needs of the guests.

Amazing location

The location of the hotel is very central. It is close to the station, pubs, restaurants and golf courses. The town centre is just a short walk away and the Wye Valley is a short drive. Guests loved the fascinating book stores and antique shops.

Good breakfast; budget accommodation

Many guests liked the breakfast served as well as the warm ambience of the dining hall. Guests felt that the charges for the accommodation were quite reasonable, which made it a good choice of stay.

Negative Reviews

Patchy Wi-Fi connection

Most of the guests who wanted to work online were disappointed to find that the Wi-Fi connection was very erratic. Moreover, the guests could not log in with the password that they were given at the front desk making it further annoying.

No onsite parking

Lack of an onsite parking was a huge hassle for most of the guests. Firstly, they found it difficult to get a parking space and secondly, it was chargeable.

Non-existent soundproofing

Some of the guests could hear their neighbours talking in the adjacent rooms as the rooms were not soundproofed well. This made it very difficult for guests to have a good night's sleep.

Rating Overview

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7.5 out of 10 based on 75 reviews