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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 22 Caernarfon B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Tim F Canterbury, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An attractive house well situated in a pleasant street in the centre of town. Homely and comfortable. Nicely balanced decoration and furnishings appropriate for the property. I stayed for 3 nights in a good double room with a decent shower and mugs (not cups!) and bottled water to hand. Excellent breakfast, usefully available from 7.30, with a good selection included... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in Cartref for two nights in May 2015 while on business in Caernarfon. The guest house is conveniently located right in Caernarfon town centre. Mary (lady running this place) will go to great lengths to provide immaculate service and to make you feel like at home. She has a lovely personality and obviously puts her heart and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I stayed here with my wife and our baby last week. It was a beautiful room in an excellent location, clean and comfortable. Breakfast in the morning was also excellent and the staff very helpful and friendly. One thing to note if driving, you can park outside if you're lucky and do so in one of the bays marked 'doctor',... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We stayed 4 nights at this lovely little B&B within the walls of Caernarfon 'old town'. Gorgeous Georgian house, comfortable rooms with all essentials provided - and, for once, "proper" toiletries and not those awful 'bolt-ons'. Breakfasts were outstanding with lots of choice and certainly provided enough fuel to get in a few hours of activity before needing to stoke... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for two nights and had a dinner on arrival. The food was 5*. The room was lovely and clean even had bottled water and tea, coffee and hot chocolate and biscuits. Everything was catered for. The lady owner was just lovely I would recommend this beautiful well kept Guest House to anyone visiting Caernarfon.... More 

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Stoke on Trent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

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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58 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

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 March 19, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

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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Liverpool
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9 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

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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