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Cartref Guest House

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23 Market Street, Caernarfon LL55 1RT, Wales
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Ranked #5 of 23 Caernarfon B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stoke on Trent
11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My fianceé and I accidentally stumbled across Cartref when looking for an alternative to the mainstream hotels in North Wales; admittedly we didn't know what to expect, never having stayed at a guest-house before. The Guesthouse: Right in the middle of the walled town of Caenarfon, Cartref is a beautiful building, which is clearly very well looked after. Although it... More 

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Saskatchewan, Canada
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57 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Charming, quaint and superb The Cartref Guesthouse in Caernarfon is a great find. Nestled with in the walls of the walled city and with in steps of the castle keep it is so charming. The owner could not be more welcoming or helpful and makes one feel right at home. The rooms are great and well appointed with tea/coffee making... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the third time I have stayed in this beautiful & friendly B&B, the rooms our very clean and the service is next to none, I have worked in Wales several times and traveled just so I could stay in Cartref Guest House, Mary made me feel at home in all my stays and I would highly recommend a... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room 2 Twin: Host was very friendly and welcoming - cosy shower was very clean with water temperature easily regulated - 6 clean towels and bathroom condiments. Proper kettle tea coffee etc and two bottles of water. Room was clean and tidy with 2 chairs TV was small but adequate - WIFI worked with no problems - Room and bathroom... More 

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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lets begin with the positives. The location of the Guest House: you can reach the castle and all shops and restaurants within a few minutes. Our room also had a bath, something you do not normally find these days in B&Bs. Unfortunately, we felt that our stay there just filled in the gaps until the new tourist season starts. Upon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Nice and Cozy guest house. We spend there two nights. Mary was very nice and kind. Very friendly and family atmosphere. Homemade Breakfast was amazing.parking was available near by didn't have much problem with that Guest house is within the castle.will definitely recommend and visit again.

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Pwllheli, Wales, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Booked for a night stay as I needed somewhere close to the centre of town for a reasonable price. I was really only after a bed for the night, but I was treated to a brilliant breakfast, and a host that bent over backward to make sure everything was spot-on. I would definately stay here again. I had all I... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The room was comfortable (perfect bed), nice and warm, I was not freezing like in some UK guesthouses/hotels who are not very generous with the heating. The breakfast was delicious and beside all, our host make us feel like home. The only problem I could mention, is the lack of dedicated parking space, but you can find some parking on... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Very warm welcome by Mary, the host, very child friendly place to stay in, great location, easy parking. A quiet street in the middle of town, with all facilities nearby. Would definitely come back, and the region is beautiful.

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Cardigan, Wales, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Breakfasts were lovely with lots of choice to suit both my father (86) and myself. We took two single rooms at the top of the house and found them clean, tidy and well stocked. The stairs however were very steep so the middle floor is better if you are not so fit. Plenty of clean towels and the nice touch... More 

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