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“Absolutely brilliant...”

Review of Y Neuadd Lwyd

Grade II Listed Welsh stone cottage
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Grade II Listed Welsh stone cottage
Living area with beamed ceiling & inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove.
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54 reviews
Grade II Listed Welsh stone cottage
Living area with beamed ceiling & inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove.
Perfect for cosy nights in front of the fire.
Living area with beamed ceiling & inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove.
'Slouchy leather sofa's to relax in.
Open plan living - view from living area to kitchen/diner
Modern fitted kitchen with ceramic hob, electric cooker and dishwasher.
Modern fitted kitchen with granite worktops.
Individually designed Bedroom 1
Views over the Snowdonia countryside from bedroom1
Bedroom 1 with modern en-suite shower room
Bedroom 1 en-suite shower room
Bedroom 1 en-suite shower room
Individually designed Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2 with modern en-suite shower room
Bedroom 2 en-suite shower room
Bedroom 2 en-suite shower room
External utility room also doubles up a secure lockable storage for bikes.
Patio doors from living area onto timber decking and private courtyard garden.
Relax and appreciate the peace, quiet and stunning scenery.
Dolwyddelan village at the foot of Moel Siabod and Snowdon in the background.
View of Lledr Valley with Dolwyddelan in the distance.
Dolwyddelan Castle - 15 minute walk from the doorstep.
Grade I Listed 15th Century St. Gwyddelan's Church - 2 minute walk from the doorstep
Well situated for walking and mountain biking.
Zip World Velocity is the fastest zip line in the world - 45 minute drive.
Snowdon Mountain Railway - 40 minute drive.
Bounce below is set in a disused slate cavern - 10 minute drive.
Bodnant Gardens - 20 minute drive.
The coastline of North West Wales with it's safe sandy beaches are easily accessible by car
Stunning local scenery within walking distance from the doorstep.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, Wales

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Steve B
Rotherham, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Absolutely brilliant...”
Reviewed 1 April 2012 for a stay in March 2012

We always stay in cottages when we go off on our walking holidays, and I must say that this was probably the best one we've stayed in - and in such a lovely setting and quiet village. The cottage has everything that anyone could want, and it was great after a day out to be able to chill out on the leather sofa's in front of the wood-burner. As the weather was great we also took advantage of soaking up the sun on the large decked area in the garden, with lovely views to the hills.

The cottage had everything else, en-suites to both bedrooms, lovely dining kitchen, comfortable beds with loads of wardrobe space - a real home from home. Plus the bonus of being able to get a wireless signal to keep in touch with the outside world - ok not top of everyone's list but important to many in today's world. If I had to be really picky (and again just personal preference) I would have liked a decent size flat-screen TV for those cosy nights in - but again I know to many TV is not really top of their list of needs or wants.

Overall a great holiday, great walking, great weather - we will be coming back.

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Liked best: A stunning looking property with all the facilities.
Liked least: The television.
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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Sam C
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Perfect cottage for 2 couples, brilliant location, everything you could want.”
Reviewed 28 February 2012 for a stay in February 2012

We came away for the half term holiday. The cottage was better than it looks in the photos, has lots of character. Brilliant location for spar (to get wood and basics) a stones throw from the pub. We went on walks from the cottage which were really nice and some more challenging walks like Snowden after about a 30 minutes drive.
This cottage is ideal for 2 couples, no arguing over rooms because they are both nice, en suites are identical too.
We really enjoyed using the wood burner, it was easy to get going and adds to the experience. There's loads of information in the cottage about days out.
If you want to go to Portmeirion, which is a nice day out and good if you want a gentle walk, make sure you print off the winter voucher before you leave for your holiday, then you can get in for £1 instead of £9.
I would happily come back here every year, it is amazing value for money.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: leaving
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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Reviewed 23 October 2011 for a stay in October 2011

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Liked best: Ensuite Bedrooms, sofas, log burners
Liked least: Electric slot meter, slightly difficult to dry wet gear
Travelling group: With Friends
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Mary P
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
1 review
“Lovely cottage in a beautiful location with friendly and helpful owners living next door.”
Reviewed 19 September 2011 for a stay in September 2011

Beautiful scenery even though it rained six out of the seven days of our stay. But it didn't stop us sightseeing. We found 'all' the welsh people very friendly.

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Liked best: It's quiet location
Liked least: not having the electricity included in the rental charge
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
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judeandth...
Bedfordshire
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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“Excellent holiday accomodation for couples/family”
Reviewed 31 August 2011 for a stay in April 2011

There is not much I can add to the other reviews of Y Neuadd Lwyd. The cottage itself is lovely, clean and well-stocked. It is very well located for the bus and train, and a great base for exploring the area. The owners are friendly and helpful- but also give you the space and privacy to do your own thing. If you have a special occasion, Helen also makes lovely cakes- my son loved his chocolate birthday cake! Definitely a place I would recommend.

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Liked best: Location of the property
Liked least: Lack fo bath, only showers
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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