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The Bear Hotel

63 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AF, Wales
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Rating summary
  • 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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Rhoose, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I, with our two children came out for a meal in Cowbridge last Week and decided to try the bear, as family and friends had always raved about the hotel. What can I say we weren't disappointed Natalie who greeted us and Nathan who served us food made sure that we had everything we need from start... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having had a couple of great meals in Oscars on previous trips we decided to stay for the whole weekend in the hotel. We had a friendly welcome though the reception area seemed a bit busy when we arrived. The hotel has a nice feel to it though. It has 3 different bars to suit all tastes. We enjoyed our... More 

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night to attend a family occasion. And can't fault The Bear Hotel, We stayed at the rear of the hotel in the more modern rooms and found our room to be excellent. We did use the bar at the front of the Hotel for a quick drink before the night out and the front part we found... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some old friends decided to meet for lunch and after some window shopping in Cowbridge we decided on the Bear. We managed to get a seat in the lounge and the atmosphere was lovely. The fire was welcome after being out in the cold. The menu is extensive with something for everyone. We settled for a wrap with chips, pulled... More 

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As it was our 30th Anniversary we booked a table in the restaurant because it looked so nice on web. At reception the lady sent us to the Grill Bar, which was staff less at first, then the bar man said he had just reserved our table & follow him! He took us back to reception & said the same... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night whilst on business in mid January and enjoyed my stay. The staff were really helpful from booking the room to the restaurant staying open late as we arrived late in the evening. Room was large and comfortable although a little noisy due the road traffic. Food was excellent quality and not too expensive.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a meal here in the lounge bar on 27 Dec 2014. Chose fish from the specials menu, and was overwhelmed by the quality. It would have done credit to a Michelin starred restaurant. Minor issue with the heater in my bathroom, which I've been assured will be fixed, and with the boorish behaviour of another party of diners, who... More 

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Cowbridge, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bear Hotel is more than a pub, more than a hotel, it is a warming, welcoming experience. Having stayed at the Bear on several occasions I would thoroughly recommend it to anyone who enjoys good food and pleasant service. The Hotel itself is positioned in the centre of the historic town of Cowbridge and is the focal point of... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with my husband for an early evening meal, entered first bar area to be told that meals were only available in the second bar/restaurant area, we went to this area to be basically ignored by the 4 or 5 staff that were present. We ordered drinks at the bar and were served by a particularly miserable young man,... More 

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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I called in here with my mum by chance on a Saturday afternoon. When we walked in a staff member told us to be quick as they had just cleared a table. We were given an extensive lunch menu and a great special menu. I opted for lasagne & my mum had salmon. We both said it was the nicest... More 

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Address: 63 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AF, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Vale of Glamorgan > Cowbridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 33
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