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Bedale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Superb base for mountain biking in Northern Wales. Accommodation was just what we needed for 8 people and the fried breakfast (inclusive at weekends) just what we needed to start the day. Made great use of the drying room, though a few items did take much longer to dry then expected. Need to bleed a few extra radiators and provide...

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Manager at The Vagabond, responded to this review

Fair play lads, massive snow and rain and you still hit the trails!!! Thanks for the review. Regards Mark Vagabond Manager.

manchester
Reviewed 22 March 2013

Visited last weekend with the lads for a walking weekend. Mark and the team were amazing. The rooms were clean and warm. The food fantastic and the selection of booze in the bar top notch. Thanks for a great weekend.

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Owner at The Vagabond, responded to this review

Cheers Neil, You looked like you enjoyed the food and the local 1085 ale! Kind Regards Neil Vagabond Bunkhouse

Reviewed 22 March 2013

I have just come back from an overnight stay at The Vagabond, Betws Y Coed. A group of friends & I had the 6 bunk room which was more than adequate for our needs. The room was spacious, very clean, tidy & suited our needs perfectly. We had an much needed freshly cooked full English breakfast before our attempt at...

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Manager at The Vagabond, responded to this review

Hi Bethan , great to read your review. Thanks again Mark Vagabond Manager

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2013 via mobile

This is my 2nd visit to the Vagabond, my first was for a hen do, this was just a weekend away. The rooms are clean and spacious, the showers are hot once you get the hang of working them, good breakfast and the staff are lovely. We had an amazing stay and as we were the only ones there (which...

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Manager at The Vagabond, responded to this review

Cheers for the review Abby, it was quite during the Olympics! Best Regards Mark. Vagabond Manager

Reviewed 20 February 2013

4 adults 3 children, had a great time one big adventure for the children. The hospitality we experienced was second to none, rooms were spacious enough and warm considering visit was mid February. The home made food simply delicious chicken and chorizo well recommended. Bar area very cozy, try the chilli Vodka if you dare!! Will be visiting again soon...

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Manager at The Vagabond, responded to this review

The Chicken & Chorizo has taken off since your review Steve. Glad you and family enjoyed your stay! Hope to see you all again soon. Best regards Mark Vagabond Manager.

yorkshire
Reviewed 11 February 2013

We stayed here as a group of 6 walkers in one of the dorms. Comfortable enough beds and very reasonable prices. We ate one night and the food was excellent, great portion sizes and very tasty. Would definitely recommend it, they even catered a special packed lunch for the fussy one in our group. Cheers Mark and we will definitely...

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Manager at The Vagabond, responded to this review

We try to accommodate, even the fussy one!!! Regards Mark

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2013

This is a bunkhouse and as such was comfortable and fulfilled every requirment and ticked every box that a bunkhouse should. The atmosphere was fantastic and the bar a well stocked accompanyment. Mark and the team were welcoming and friedly, the use of the kitchen is definately something we will utilise next time.

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Manager at The Vagabond, responded to this review

Thanks for the Review Ian. All the best Mark.

Hinckley, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2013

My friends and I fancied a walk up Snowdon in January and thought best to find a place to retreat to after potentially getting very cold and very wet. We only wanted a bed and a shower but this place was more than we expected. Very friendly with a great atmosphere and a BAR !! :) Rooms are clean and...

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Manager at The Vagabond, responded to this review

Cheers Cliff, thx for the review.

Cheshire
Reviewed 3 January 2013

THIS IS WHAT WE CALL A PROPER BUNKHOUSE!! 6 of us stayed between Christmas and New Year for a walking holiday in Snowdonia. Location is excellent, easy walking into town and easy trip to any of the Snowdon walking routes. The first night of our stay we all headed into town for food and drinks. When we got back a...

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Manager at The Vagabond, responded to this review

Thanks Ted , see you both soon, glad you like the Vags cottage pie!

Widnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Well, we are just back from our third stay at the Vagabond and I've got to say we've had another GREAT STAY!! The first thing we noticed was the new bar area.... it's been extended, the number of wines, local whiskies and ales on offer must have trebled! The husband enjoyed several well priced ales in the bar whilst I...

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Address: Craiglan Road, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 OAW, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Betws-y-Coed
Price Range: $39 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Vagabond 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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