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The Bear Hotel

63 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AF, Wales
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Brian M Chester, United Kingdom
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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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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When we stayed at the bear we had the Amex cottage. This is a self contained small cottage with its own small lounge and kitchen. There are two bedrooms, the master is a good size with television. The other bedroom is very small and really only suitable for a small child. The cottage is only about 100 yards from the... More

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Alkmaar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During our trip through Wales, we have being stay here one night. And it was very good! The room , the bed the bathroom very clean . The staf was very helpfull, even made some prints for us . And we did enjoy a nice evening meal. Marlies , alkmaar

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we only visited for food. the food was nice however the service was quite poor. 5 were eating but it took about 20 mins for the food to come and we had to ask for cutlery admittedly they were busy but you would expect everyone to be served together. once we finished they didn't come to clear the table. it's... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent wedding venue every one enjoyed everything about my daughters wedding day/night staff worked hard , my room was lovely couldn't have asked for more service was excellent the day went without a hitch and we enjoyed the sun in the courtyard thank you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful welcome and a lovely meal. My mother, who was the birthday girl, was given a complimentary glass of wine which was a nice surprise. We all had the pork loin with mustard mash which was delicious. Very interesting dining room and full of antiques. Will definitely visit again. The Bear ticks all the boxes!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I often stay at this hotel for an overnight stay to visit my wife's parents who live near the hotel and have found the hotel fulfils our needs. The staff are friendly and the breakfast is very good.Have eaten a few times in the evening and enjoyed the food. The bedrooms we have used are comfortable with... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped into the grill bar for lunch Gammon, egg and pineapple very nice the bar staff were very polite and helpful - the problem was pushy rude customers butting in while I was being served - people learn some manners.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled down to Llantwit Major to stay with my wife's Brother & Sister in Law. During our visit they suggested visiting the farmers market and having Saturday lunch at The Bear. We arrived and ordered drinks which couldn't be charged to our table and had to be paid for separately. We ordered food with side dishes, after a wait... More

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83Rachel, Front Office Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that we disappointed you on this occasion. We do thank you for your feedback as we constantly work to improve on our standards of service. We always endeavour to rectify the situation personally and would have loved to of had the opportunity to do that for you We do hope that you will visit us again... More

Ripon, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent stay for a friends wedding, which was on the premises. Rooms in the old building and was a pleasant modern surprise when we opened the door. Great how they have manage to mix old and new together so well. Great little extras in the room - toiletries & bottled water. And really comfy bed. Room was a little stuffy... More

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83Rachel, Front Office Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and you enjoyed the wedding festivities We hope to welcome you back to The Bear Hotel soon More

Haverfordwest
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We as a family with friends recently arranged a birthday celebration for a Sunday meal at 6.00 pm. The restaurant / bar area was very comfortable with a nice atmosphere and the bar staff were very welcoming and friendly. We all decided to have a delayed Sunday lunch and the meal was served within a reasonable time. There was no... More

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83Rachel, Front Office Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback, as without this we would not be able to improve our standards. We are sorry that you left us feeling disappointed on such a special occasion and wish we could have rectified it for you on the day We do hope to welcome you back to us soon More

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Address: 63 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AF, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Vale of Glamorgan > Cowbridge
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The Bear Hotel Cowbridge, Vale Of Glamorgan, Wales

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The 3 star Bear Hotel is situated on the High Street of the beautiful market town of Cowbridge with origins that date back to the 12th century. The hotel is steeped in history and boasts individually decorated en-suite bedrooms, roaring log fires, a unique stone vaulted Cellars Restaurant, a Real Ale Bar and non-smoking Lounge Bars serving gastro style meals. The function suites are amongst the finest in the area. Weddings are a specialty with the emphasis on personal, friendly service. It also serves as an excellent conference venue with free parking and high speed WiFi in public areas. ... more   less 
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