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Pen Y Gwryd Hotel

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Junction of A498 and A4086 | Snowdonia National Park, Nant Gwynant, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4NT, Wales
Pen Y Gwryd Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is legendary in climbing and walking circles. It hasn't changed since Hilary and team trained for the Everest attempt and first summiting 50 years ago. No TVs, no locks on doors and no flexibility on meal times (the gong sounds and you are there or you don't eat!). But that is all part of the experience and the... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This a wonderful hotel full of character in a great location. It is a real walkers' place, and the staff are really friendly, always looking to help. For example, a tray of tea in bed in the morning. The bar and dining room are full of character with all the old climbing memorabilia. The bedrooms are a bit basic. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually stayed around 4 years ago and I have been intending to leave a review. We had an amazing holiday. Loved the Everest antiquities. Rooms were like going back in time which was wonderful along with the Victorian Roll Top baths. I remember to this day the excellent meal which was served in the dining room.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I've been coming to this hotel for years now and I still love it. It oozes old victorian charm and warmth and is set in the most beautiful of locations - the foot of Snowdon. You can toast your feet by the fire in the evening in the residents lounge after a long days walk, play a spot of ping... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This place oozes history, charm and character. I have stayed here a few times over the years and have always found this hotel to be consistently good. Rooms are traditional and comfortable. It's worth booking early for an en-suite. The food is simple yet exceptionally good. Expect a full welsh breakfast and home cooked dinners with supersize portions. The location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The warmest of Welsh welcomes. The hotel is the home of British mountaineering. So much history to ponder. It is truly an honour to reside there. 'All' the staff really do make you feel welcome. The owners Rupert & Nick are on hand all the time. Their manager who's name escapes me (sorry). Very good at reception/bar area. There are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

What a fabulous experience eating excellent food, being made to feel so welcome, and some great beer and wine as well. All the staff were very kind and thoughtful, and the ambience and surrounds are indeed very special in this historic Inn. We will certainly return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I booked this hotel for my husband's birthday as it is very close to the base of Snowdon and so excellent for walking and lovely views, and we could take our little dog Paddy with us. We had never been to the hotel before but I read about it in an old library book and thought I would give it... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Excellent hotel in a wonderful location, where you can walk from the hotel up to the Snowdon peak. The rooms are confortable with a number of bathrooms to choose from. The breakfast and evening meal were also excellent with coffee set-out for you by an open fire, bliss.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Took my mum to Snowdonia National Park for a few days, the hotel is right in the middle of the park with great views all around, with only one or two other houses next door this hotel stands right in the heart of nature. Friendly staff and great company after dinner sitting round the log fire chatting to other guests... More 

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