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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
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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Bristol, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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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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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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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
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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