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Y Branwen Hotel

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Castle Rock, Colorado
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Spent 1 night on our trip through Wales.. Room was on smaller size showing its age however both bed and bath rooms were spotless. Our room was facing busy road but wasn't bothered by noise. Could walk to Castle and tourist stores but all uphill. Plenty of parking on site and WI-FI reception was adequate.. Young man who checked us...

1Thank Phil J
Hilton Head
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We had booked this hotel online and stayed 2 nights for our trip to North Wales. It is located on the lower road around Harlech and is directly below the castle. We enjoyed our stay, although the owners were OOT when we were there and so information was lacking. The young staff was quite helpful however. The room was basic...

1Thank dakesale
Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Y Branwen is lovely pub/restaurant/hotel which is run by friendly and helpful staff who give the impression nothing is too much trouble. My daughters and I booked two twin rooms and both rooms were very clean with ensuite bathrooms. Lovely hospitality tray and even tissues! Would definitely stay here again. The hotel is situation a short walk from the amazing...

Thank Katherine M
Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This bed and breakfast is not 4 stars by any stretch of imagination. The room is old and dated and the carpet is dirty and stained. Soap was not replenish on second day. Shower or clean either. The breakfast is mediocre and this place is not worth the money paid.

Thank Espadriles
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We spent an unplanned night in Harlech due to car troubles and spent it here. The proprietress was remarkably accommodating, fun, and helpful. She directed us to attractions that were still open, helped store our luggage, and was a delight.

Thank Hilary A
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Just come back from a mini break in Harlech. We stayed 3 nights at YBranwen. A small family run hotel with 8 bedrooms. The owners Andrew & Joanne are a Lovely couple, so polite & friendly, nothing is too much trouble. The hotel is clean & comfortable, drinks were very reasonably priced & the food choice is excellent. The breakfast...

Thank nimmispringthorpe
Romsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Clean pub restaurant and friendly welcome. Had a drink in the day and sat outside due to having our dog with us. Had a look at the menu and the choices sounded good so booked a table for the evening. The owner and her husband were very pleasant even though I interrupted them on their lunch break. Never made me...

Thank 23Tracy23
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is a clean, comfortable hotel well situated by the castle. What particularly impressed us was the service, we arrived late on Friday evening after the restaurant stopped serving and after we'd phoned ahead the chef agreed to hang on for us and cooked an excellent steak and chips. As well as this they were happy to serve breakfast half...

Thank Phil C
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Ate here last week - the menu sounded lovely with some really interesting dishes, unfortunately the food was a bit bland and just not as good as we had hoped for considering the high price (had a drink before dinner - one pint, one large wine and one bag of crisps was over £13...). It wasn't bad food, just a...

1Thank thurstonpking
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Booked 2 rooms here for the night. Rooms were clean and with ensuite. Had an evening meal which was excellent value, well cooked and tasty. Breakfast good with good choice. Would recommend and stay again when in area. The young guys on reception, bar and restaurant were polite and courteous . Well done.

Thank Nigel B

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Food & drink at the hotel
Y Branwen Restaurant
Y Branwen Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park and nestled below Harlech Castle, Y Branwen is a warm and welcoming family run Hotel, Brasserie and Bar. With a cosy atmosphere and a unique contemporary theme, we offer a more personal touch with high quality service. There are seven individually designed bedrooms, some of which have beautiful views of the world renowned Royal St David's Links Golf Course. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Y Branwen Hotel

Address: Fford Newydd, Snowdonia National Park, Harlech LL46 2UB, Wales (Formerly Rum Hole)
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Harlech
Price Range: $139 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Y Branwen Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Y Branwen Hotel Harlech, Wales
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“Back rooms would be quieter, away from the main road at the front.”
KimHanhLy, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No 1 very quiet and as a view”
gallierd, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The front of the hotel faces the road which isnt particularly busy and offers good views. The rear of the hotel is quieter.”
katherinemG1778BM, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms overlook road but noise negligible.”
I7028RNnigelb, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have the views, but look out over the road, so will be a bit noisier than those at the rear.”
Travelpal50, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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