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The Bear Hotel

63 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AF Wales
Overview
63 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AF Wales See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews sunday lunch high street four poster bed function room car park lots of character wedding venue old coaching inn main building wedding reception main course lovely atmosphere lovely room stayed for two nights salmon bar area a lovely stay
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Characterful hotel in high street location, that is very well managed and provides well sized rooms that are clean and warm with continuous hot water. The standard of the food offered is of a high standard, as is the choice of drinks and beverages. If...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Philip Anthony G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed. Excellent venue for a wedding. Great service, attention to detail and accommodation. Newly reburbed restaurant was very impressive and comfortable, perfect place for a special occasion.

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Becky R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my friend stayed at The Bear for the first time we couldn't fault it staff were friendly room was excellent and spotlessly clean. The breakfast was lovely with lots of choice. The location is ideal for all the shops, pubs etc would definitely...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Jet12288582875
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a night there for a friends retirement party. Stayed in a room right st the top and end of corridor and it was beautiful / very tastefully decorated. Beautiful meal in the restaurant for dinner and a great full cooked breakfast buffet in the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank pjhfrance2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed as part of a wedding party, the whole process of booking to stay was seamless the facilities on arrival were great and the staff both friendly and accommodating. I would thoroughly recommend staying.

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Date of stay: November 2018
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About
Description
The Bear has origins as far back as the 12th Century, but it's best known as the inn where they changed the horses on the mail run from Cardiff to Swansea. This famous Coaching Inn is steeped in history. Nowadays, More this privately owned 3 star hotel is famed for its fine home-cooked food, friendly atmosphere and really good ale. During the 18th Century, Napoleon's troops were held in the 'Bear Pit' en route to London after a failed invasion at Fishguard! The Bear rests in the heart of the Vale of Glamorgan, surrounded by beautiful rural hills. The Brecon Beacons and the Welsh Valleys are close by, with breathtaking views. Some of the Valleys still have the mining houses visible as you drive through. The hotel is on the main high street of the historic town of Cowbridge. This chic market town boasts some fabulous boutique shops, lingering walks around the Roman wall and some of the most beautiful town-houses. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
33
Price range
USD 146 - USD 263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bear Hotel Cowbridge
,
The Bear Hotel Cowbridge, Wales, UK
Location
United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Vale of Glamorgan > Cowbridge
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
33
Price range
USD 146 - USD 263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bear Hotel Cowbridge
,
The Bear Hotel Cowbridge, Wales, UK
Location
United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Vale of Glamorgan > Cowbridge
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Questions & Answers
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dollywales
9 September 2016|
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Response from Poole1957 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I have still got my loyalty card and I am not aware of them stopping.
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swift58
4 September 2015|
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Response from Bear_FoodService |
Hi Swift58 Thanks for your question. Currently we sell Stowford Press on draught at £3.70 a pint As well as having a rotating still guest cider on our hand pull system this is £3.40 a pint. Today it is Farmers Pride by... More
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Community20
6 May 2015|
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Response from Town_Country_Hotels | Property representative |
Hi, Many thanks for your enquiry. We welcome dogs in the bar on the left as you come into the hotel from the high street as well as having a lovely courtyard garden at the back of the Hotel. We are currently considering if... More
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Room Tips
"Room 44 was large, spacious, and quiet."
jensparks05
14 Oct. 2018
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"The annex, which is accross the courtyard from reception, is well appointed and, on our recent visit..."
mccullouch
9 Sep. 2018
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"The fro t of the hotel is quaint and very old, but very hot in summer. The new wing at the back is more..."
OuaisneRuth
13 Jul. 2018
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"We stayed mid-week in a room around the courtyard which was quiet, avoid these rooms when a wedding is..."
nigelb74
30 May 2018
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