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“Lovely stay, exceeded expectations!”
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Bodfan, a large traditional farmhouse, viewed from its front garden Front garden and path
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51 reviews
Bodfan, a large traditional farmhouse, viewed from its front garden
Front garden and path
Back garden path from car park
Back garden
Bodfan side garden
Lounge with multi-fuel stove
Dining room with hatch to kitchen
Kitchen eating area
Well supplied kitchen
Kitchen
Twin bedroom
Twin-bedroom
Second twin bedroom
Single bedroom
Single bedroom
Double bedroom
Cloakroom with mixer shower
Bathroom with mixer shower
Back garden
Rural view and front field
Occasional visitors to the field
Sunrise over Snowdonia viewed from Bodfan
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Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Holyhead, Island of Anglesey, North Wales, Wales

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Excellent - based on 51 reviews
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mattsimms
London
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lovely stay, exceeded expectations!”
Reviewed 23 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Gillian is a wonderful host, welcoming us with Welsh cakes and a bottle of wine, plus some nibbles for our dog!

We all loved staying at Bodfan - it's quiet, secluded and in the middle of beautiful countryside. Not only was there plenty of space to walk the dog, the gardens provided a very restful backdrop to our short break away.

The house itself provided more space than we could have asked for. I loved the library, and breakfasts in the conservatory were a treat when the sun came out.

Can't fault the location - very easy to get to the A55 to travel about Anglesey or head to the mainland for further exploration, would be very happy to make a return visit!

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
23 Jun 2016
Thank you Matt, I very much hope you all find time to make another trip to Anglesey.
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Vincent W
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“would advise anyone with or without dogs to visit wonderful cottage”
Reviewed 22 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

A wonderful location with everything needed for human and dog visitors. We have 4 dogs with us and we all had a wonderful break in the house of a lovely lady who was always on hand to help pick out good places to go.
Not a bad word to say on our stay to be honest - we will be going back.

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Management Response
22 Jun 2016
Many thanks Vincent, for such a lovely review. I look forward to seeing you all on your next visit.
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Avall0n
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great House, Great Location, Great Host”
Reviewed 11 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016
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Stayed at Bodfan with a group of friends and absolutely loved it.

Gillian makes sure her guests feel welcome with lots of goodies and a personal welcome from both her and Isis the dog.

The house itself is wonderful - large rooms stuffed with lovely artwork. Full central heating as well as a log burner to keep warm during cold days and nights. Even details are well considered such as the provision of plenty of cutlery. Fantastic views of Snowdonia from the front rooms.

The gardens are huge and surround the property, including a large fully enclosed field for children and pets to safely run around in. The long tree lined drive full of blossoming daffodils was fabulous.

Finally, Bodfan is in a great location - secluded yet only a few mins from the main A55 road and never more than 30 minutes from any place on Anglesey.

We thoroughly recommend this property (in fact if we could have afforded it for our personal holiday this summer we would booked it again immediately!)

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Travelling group: Friends
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Management Response
11 Apr 2016
Thank you Arno for your wonderful review of Bodfan. I am delighted you and your friends enjoyed your stay so much. I look forward to welcoming you in the future.
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Neil_Radc...
Radcliffe, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Easter Holiday”
Reviewed 7 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Beautiful location, Large grounds / paddock for the kids and dogs. House more than adequate for the eight of us and our three dogs. Welcoming host / dog! Excellent directions and welcome bottle of wine and goodies when we arrived. Had to use the heating more than we would have liked due to the Welsh weather - no surprise there . .
Would happily return.

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Liked best: Space
Liked least: Weather!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
8 Apr 2016
Many thanks Neil, would love to see you all return sometime soon.
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sankits
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Fantastic cottage, great location and very friendly owner”
Reviewed 5 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Stayed with group of friends and children for 3 nights. We were welcomed with a lovely card and home made welsh cakes. The owner and her friend were very friendly and helpful. The cottage was lovely, well kept, and overlooked great views of open country side and fields. Plenty of open space for the kids to play outdoor games. Overall had an excellent stay and would definitely recommend to others.

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