We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 23 Caernarfon B&Bs / inns

Cartref Guest House

23 Market Street, Caernarfon LL55 1RT, Wales
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Cartref Guest House to your Saves list
Cartref Guest House
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Ranked #6 of 23 Caernarfon B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Sarandos M
Write a Review

138 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • 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
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (16)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did enjoy the warm welcome, the guest house's style, the pretty en suite room, the absolut cleanliness, the friendly owner's and stuff's smiles on conversation, their helpful information and of course the delightful breakfast! Place to recommend for sure!

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cartref b&b is in a great location , Mary the owner is very friendly and will do everything she can to make your stay a pleasant one, we were upgraded free of charge by Mary without asking.breakfast was tasty with enough variety ,overall great value

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived late but managed to find a room here and happy we did. My husband and I really enjoyed the breakfast, was a large choice of fresh tasty options, hard to choose what to go for! Nothing was too much trouble for the lovely owner Mary. She made homemade veggie sausages to go with my veggie all day breakfast and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chichester, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nicely run b&b. Good breakfast, clean and comfortable rooms. Perfect location within the city walls. Parking is either in the road outside or a nearby car park and did not prove to be a problem. Will be first choice when we stay in Caernarfon again!

Was this review helpful? Yes
united kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from Cartref after staying for 3 nights with our grand-daughter. Nothing was too much trouble for Mary and she made our grand-daughter feel special from start to finish. Our family room was tastefully decorated and spotless. Breakfasts were of consistently high quality and cooked to order. One of the reasons for choosing Cartref apart from location... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hiddenhausen, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dear Mary thank you so much for your help und support and for a fantastic breakfast. Next time we will make sure to book in advance so that there are 'vacancies'...! We can only recommend this nice little place to other visitors. Lots of love from Germany Martina und Petra (the girls that arrived when everyting was already booked...!)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The guest house is literally a minute walk from the castle. Perfect location, clean, quiet and nicely decorated rooms, great and attentive hospitality and delicious breakfast. I was really pleased with everything.

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had a wonderful stay for two nights at Cartref. Mary was incredibly friendly, helpful, and generous, especially with our 3-year-old - even going so far as to give him the ice-cream she had just bought for herself, because the ice-cream shops had just closed and he was begging us for one. She really went out of her way to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Llanelli, UK
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
27 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I stayed here for two nights in a family group taking 2 rooms. Things started promisingly enough with a simple check in and getting our room keys. The room looked nice enough, the bathroom was less so. The towel rail was coming off the wall and a shelf above the sink was loose so anything that was put on it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
mary h, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Oh! Dear, Dear. What a dissapointing review and I feel, a little less than generous and not helpful for the experience of any future guests.. Mmm. The bathroom. I did point out that the previous guests had loosened the towel rail and apologised as I was waiting for someone to mend it. And, 'Mia culpa' the shelf is loose and... More

London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Mary made us so welcome and couldn't have been more helpful, allowing us to trail our bikes thru her kitchen for safe storage in the back yard. Our room was so comfortable with a bath! The breakfast was delicious with generous portions.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Cartref Guest House, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Cartref Guest House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Cartref Guest House

Address: 23 Market Street, Caernarfon LL55 1RT, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Caernarfon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and Odigeo so you can book your Cartref Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Cartref Guest House Caernarfon, Wales

13 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (6)
View from room (2)
Room/suite (1)
Other (3)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (8)
Room/suite (4)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in Caernarfon with
any amenities