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Craig-y-Dderwen

4.0 of 5 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here last year and as a rule don't like going back to places as they always disappoint, here however is that exception, beautiful setting, Martin at reception is a gem, always friendly and genuine, we had a different room that was gorgeous, warm and had stunning views over the river that went from sedate to wild due to the... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice friendly hotel, where the staff couldn't do enough for us. Our room was very clean and very warm. A good selection of teas and coffee in the room and wifi was available after getting a passcode from reception. We had a meal in the restaurant in the evening which was good, however our main could have been hotter... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have one major headline for this place if you stay in this hotel or even betws y coed eat in the hotel restaurant the chef/s are fantastic. The food was absolutely lovely and well priced we were going to go out on the first night and so glad we didn't after the first night of food and service there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for my birthday- he had initially booked room 7 (which was beautiful and had a spectacular view of the river) however, when he mentioned there was a room with a hot tub(room 2), I convinced him to go and see if we could upgrade! Martin could not have been more accommodating and switched our... More 

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights in late October and as it was an anniversary treat we went for the room with the hot tub on the balcony. The location of the hotel is brilliant, close to Betws-Y-Coed and the main road, but set off on its own up the valley. It feels isolated despite its proximity to the A5. There was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

As many other reviewers have already stated this is a hotel not to be missed if you coming to this area, perfectly situated for exploring Snowdonia and a wonderful setting on the river which is worth the price on its own. The breakfast is truly awesome, I only managed half a welsh breakfast each morning, but it is not the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This was our third visit of the year and we've been coming for over four years now. As always everything was first class from the friendly helpful staff, well appointed and spotless room to the excellent food with a breakfast that keeps you going all day. Wonderful location and we can't wait to come back next year.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Found this delightful Hotel on the internet and decided to have 2 nights stay in September 2014. Everything was wonderful from the attentive Staff, lovely room and grounds and the food was excellent. Home grown food the a well varied menu for evening and breakfast. The Welsh breakfast sounded excellent but I cannot face too much early morning so for... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here one night before Snowdon horseshoe. The room was large, pleasantly furnished with a big bathroom. We had intended to eat here, but were put off by poor reviews. Breakfast was good though with plenty of choice and good service.

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22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This was a birthday treat for afternoon tea (Red Letter). It was just fabulous - homemade cakes, scones, bread - raspberries grown in the hotel's garden - plenty top ups of tea and coffee. It was a lovely day so we sat out on the terrace overlooking the hotel garden and the river. Staff were so attentive, nothing was too... More 

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Address: The Riverside Hotel, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 OAS , Wales
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Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Betws-y-Coed
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Hotel Class:4 star — Craig-y-Dderwen 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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Craig-y-Dderwen Hotel Betws-y-Coed
Craig y Dderwen Riverside Hotel
Craig-y-Dderwen Betws-y-Coed, Wales

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