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Heulwen Guest House

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Llanfachreth, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 2EB Wales
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Heulwen Guest House lies on the outskirts of Llanfachreth, a tiny village close to the centre of the Snowdonia National Park 31/2 miles from the old market town of Dolgellau. It is owned and run by Heulwen and Andy Watts, who established the business in 1985.The spacious south-facing bungalow is set in its own landscaped garden with magnificent views of the mountains and forests. This tranquil setting offers you the choice of forest walks, hill climbing, fishing, mountain biking or just touring the area by car. All Guest rooms have TV-DVD, clock radio alarms and beverage facilities.An ideal centre for exploring the beautiful Snowdonia National Park.
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Free parking
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Free breakfast
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Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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English
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Guy wrote a review Apr. 2020
Maidstone, United Kingdom2 contributions
I and two other family friends stayed at this guest house for a week. The property was very nice, modern clean and warm. The owners were very welcoming, helpful and thoroughly nice people. They provided us with pack lunches for our daily walks and when we returned made every effort to get our clothes and equipment dried for the morning. They had good knowledge of the area and helped us to find interesting walks and places to eat and drink in the evenings. They provided a wide range of breakfast meals even accommodating my request for porridge, which was delicious. I enjoyed staying there and would definitely use them again. A wonderful experience and week in Snowdonia
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Room Tip: All rooms are good, clean and warm
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Response from Francis Andrew Watts, Owner at Heulwen Guest House
Responded 6 Apr. 2020
Thank you very much Guy for your lovely review. I hope we will see you again one day. Regards Heulwen and Andy.
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TravelMatt wrote a review Sep. 2019
Birmingham, United Kingdom201 contributions5 helpful votes
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It was our second visit and as previously, the place was great, hosts are extremely nice, views are great, house itself is very clean. Breakfast was amazing. Great base in surrounding of forest , very close to Barmouth and around 1.5h from Snowdon railway. Strongly recommend.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Francis Andrew W, Owner at Heulwen Guest House
Responded 15 Sep. 2019
Thank you for such a lovely review. Regards Andy.
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Viv--GoldCoast wrote a review Sep. 2019
Gold Coast4 contributions4 helpful votes
Another great stay at Heulwen. Extremely comfortable, beautiful house with fabulous views. Huge freshly cooked breakfast of choice, Andy and Heulwen always provide a genuinely warm welcome. My favourite place to stay when I visit my home country from Australia.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Response from Francis Andrew W, Owner at Heulwen Guest House
Responded 4 Sep. 2019
Always a pleasure to meet up with you. Thank you for the glowing review. Heulwen and Andy.
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Steve U wrote a review May 2019
Stalybridge, United Kingdom129 contributions54 helpful votes
We stayed there for two nights with another couple and had two en suite bedrooms. Breathtaking views, wonderful rooms, super breakfasts and smashing hosts. There are lots of great walks around Llanfachreth including the well known Precipice Walk and Moel Offrwm. Dolgellau isn't far away with plenty of places to eat and drink and there's a great local taxi service if you want to indulge.It was everything we wanted and more. Thank you Andy and Lwli.
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Francis Andrew W, Owner at Heulwen Guest House
Responded 28 May 2019
Thanks Steve for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to have you all staying with us and I hope we can all get together again soon. Regards Heulwen and Andy.
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welshdragonwrecham wrote a review Apr. 2019
Wrexham, United Kingdom138 contributions48 helpful votes
We enjoyed a wonderful stay at Heulwens for our Ruby Anniversary. Heulwen and Andy are great hosts who are friendly and helpful and who serve a delicious breakfast including porridge, a favourite of mine. We stayed in a room with patio doors which gave optimum views and the bonus of en suite facilities. Beware of using sat nav as ours sent us a very scenic route!! But it was well worth it as we found a little gem at the end. Andy then showed us a much better route to Dolgellau plus directions to other places of interest. We cannot recommend Heulwens too highly and would not hesitate to return in the future. Thank you Heulwen and Andy for your hospitality, it was much appreciated.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Francis Andrew W, Owner at Heulwen Guest House
Responded 20 Apr. 2019
Thank you Caroline for a lovely review. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Heulwen and Andy.
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PRICE RANGE
USD 102 - USD 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomWalesNorth WalesSnowdonia National ParkDolgellauLlanfachreth
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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Frequently Asked Questions about Heulwen Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Heulwen Guest House?
Nearby attractions include The Mawddach Trail (7.0 km), Coed y Brenin Forest Park (3.8 km), and Penmaenpool Toll Bridge (6.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Heulwen Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Heulwen Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Heulwen Guest House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Heulwen Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Gwyndy Tea Room And Bistro, Y Meirionnydd, and Mawddach Neapolitan Pizzeria and Takeaway.
Is Heulwen Guest House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Llanfachreth.
Are there any historical sites close to Heulwen Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Cymer Abbey (5.0 km).