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Craig-y-Dderwen

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The Riverside Hotel, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 OAS , Wales
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ditchingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a short break at this wonderful Hotel set in a beautiful location. Staff very friendly and the quality of the food was exceptional. Our room was very spacious with stunning views of the river and we had the added bonus of a hot tub which was used daily. We felt that we had found our... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

coming from New Zealand for a wedding yesterday we felt that both the hotel and area surrounding truly showcased North Wales. The staff couldn't do enough on arrival for us as wedding guests to ensure we could get into our room early, and even arranged a substitute for breakfast (a packed lunch each in a bag), as we had to... More 

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Chester, Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our stay here. Staff were very friendly. The food was excellent. We had room service for our evening meal and breakfast and both were excellent. The hotl is in a beautiful quiet setting but not far from the shops in Betws y coed. The room was spacious and very clean. Would recommend this hotel and we will definitely... More 

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London, UK
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52 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Craig-y-Dderwen for a last minute, long week-end. A pleasant week-end, a beautiful location, friendly staff, but the quality of accommodation just didn't justify the price. We paid £160 per night for a second floor super king with river view. First of all, avoid being allocated a room on the second floor - it's a long walk up!... More 

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for our anniversary weekend April 2015. The views were amazing, the service was exceptional and the hot tub was pure luxury, used morning noon and night. The meals and wine we thought were reasonably priced and of a very high standard. Anglesy eggs, wild garlic & onion soup and the 'unusual' beef wellington are dishes that I... More 

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Penmachno, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We come quite often to this establishment to celebrate various occasions. Birthdays, graduations, and most recently our Silver Wedding anniversary. We booked the same room that we had 25 years ago but it has now had an upgrade with a hot tub on the balcony. Oh how amazing is this. This is possibly the very best room in the whole... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We stayed at the hotel for two nights over a weekend and couldn't fault the staff or service. Everyone on the front desk, bar & restaurant we're professional, polite & nothing was too much trouble. Sam in particular was extremely helpful along with Robert in the bar and the waiting staff in the restaurant. Our evening meal was superbly cooked... More 

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Just visited this week, and what views to be had within the grounds.Outstanding food in the conservatory over the river, along with fantastic service from Sam, Gill and others.The room was nice and very clean.Lovely short walk into town.Couldnt ask for more.Would definitely book again! .

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Oxford, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It's a sad but true fact that many country house hotels in lovely areas of Britain turn out to be disappointing. Not, I am pleased to say, this one. If there is a more gorgeous valley in Wales than the vale of Betws-y-Coed, I haven't been there. The big peaks of Snowdonia are almost on the doorstep, but the prospect... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

having just returned from our weekend stay, we would certainly recommend the hotel. Set in beautiful grounds overlooking the river, we stayed in a superior river view room. The room was large, clean and comfortable, with a balcony. The hotel is dog friendly, we took our Spaniel with us, and were made to feel very welcome, whenever we sat down... More 

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