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The Bear Hotel

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63 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AF, Wales
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    • Location
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Sleep Quality
      4 of 5 stars
    • Rooms
      4 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4.5 of 5 stars
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    Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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    18 reviews
    3 hotel reviews
    common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
    1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

    Was unable to enter the hotel or even try the food as they do not facilitate wheelchair access. They claim it i9s because it is a listed building but doorways are wide enough and plenty of room for temporary ramps. 2 steps down to reception from Main Road, or 2 steps up from Rear Car Park entrance, no way to... More 

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    Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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    9 reviews
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

    Love the Bear hotel. Staff always friendly and polite. Food is sometimes great, sometime average but the welcome is always good. The bar to the left as you walk in tends to have a younger vibe and is a great place for a drink, especially in the winter when the fires are on.

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    London, United Kingdom
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    37 reviews
    14 hotel reviews
    common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed here because I needed to be in Cowbridge. My room was nice with a modern bathroom and a very comfy bed. Chintzy, but in a nice way. Ate downstairs - food good in the bar and breakfast also good. I'd be happy to hang out downstairs drinking. The staff were all very nice indeed.

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    York, United Kingdom
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    30 reviews
    6 hotel reviews
    common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    We call here for coffee or lunch several times a year, and my Mum calls far more often. Food is always good and the menu quite interesting.The atmosphere is pleasant and seating of different types is available. There is a reasonable range of gluten-free dishes. On the negative side, level changes can make it a difficult place for some, and... More 

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    Bridgend, United Kingdom
    1 review
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    We were here to Celebrate our sons wedding, everyone was made to feel welcome by all the staff. The venue "St Quentins Suite" was absolutely perfect, the food, entertainment was out of this world, you catered for everyone's needs, nothing was to much trouble. Our room we stayed in was excellent, clean comfortable and of a high standard. Breakfast was... More 

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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    Having stayed here for a mates wedding we found the place friendly nice and clean with a really comfortable bed. The food was good and it has a seating area which is great on a sunny day with a wood arbor and plants would stay again and recommend

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    Newport, United Kingdom
    2 reviews
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    my husband had booked us a night in the Bear hotel to celerbrate our wedding anniversary. It is a place I have wanted to visit for a long time. I was at first uneasy about the hotel and access due to me using a wheelchair. no sooner had we got into the hotel did the staff come and help us.... More 

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    Barry, Wales, United Kingdom
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    3 reviews
    common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Wonderful food and excellent service. Although our table was booked for seven people who were all eating from the evening menu, my brother and his three children arrived to wish my father a happy birthday. This was not a problem to the staff who rearranged another table to join our own. Various meals were ordered including steak pie, lasagne, fish... More 

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    Swansea, United Kingdom
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    70 reviews
    20 hotel reviews
    common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This is a lovely old and quaint hotel in the heart of Cowbridge. So be prepared for meandering corridors, uneven and creaky floors and quite a number of short flights of stairs. That said, we were offered help with our luggage without being prompted - not something you frequently get these days. Our room (Number 15) was right at the... More 

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    Pencoed, United Kingdom
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    35 reviews
    3 hotel reviews
    common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Called into the Bear for lunch, we haven't been for ages but used to really enjoy it, and again it didn't disappoint. My husband had the battered cad and chips while I had a light bite of honey mustard chicken skewers. The batter on the cod was light and crispy the chips also nice and crisp, I uasually pinch some... More 

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