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The Bear Hotel

63 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AF, Wales
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Cowbridge
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Bear on Saturday evening, we arrived at 6 pm when the resturant opened, there was only my husband and myself in the resturant we ordered our meal but it didn't arrive until 6.50 which was unacceptable, we had to try and catch the attention of one of the waitresses to get another drink. My next door neighbour... More

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE are here pratically every week the roast dinner is simply to die for & is consistent week in week out - serve some great beers & the staff are extremely helpful - we just love it & would highly recommended the roast beef

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I called in here for lunch on Saturday. A friendly staff member diverted us to the grill bar. Here a polite member of staff apologised for it being busy but offered us a table where possible. It was comfy and cosy, the food was reasonably priced and arrived in a decent amount of time. My girlfriend had... More

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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for coffee and lunch as part of a slimming group.Friendly staff trying their best to be helpful.Very little choice of healthy options lunch menu.Jacket potatoes with a choice of fillings,soup which was served luke warm to one group member,and caesar salad with a choice of meats.The chicken caesar consisted of six large limp lettuce leaves with approximately four ounces... More

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Leigh-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
38 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I stayed in the Bear for a few weeks over the Xmas/New Year period. The staff are very friendly and can't do enough for you. The hotel is a mix of old and new - I prefer the new so stayed in the annex at the rear of the building. There is a great on-site car park which gives easy... More

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15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I visited here mid week for lunch with my parents. The decor is nice, with comfy sofas, chairs and chesterfields with a focal fireplace. The food arrived quite quickly and was nicely cooked and of ample portions at a reasonable price. My parents could not finish their meals but I opted for a 'lighter bite' option which was more than... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I'm loathed to post this review as it's already a not very well kept secret! But in the interests of the traveller code of honesty I have to tell you this is THE place to go for Sunday lunch! Delicious! Book ahead. Oh and there's parking rind the back. Go down the high street and take the right turn down... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Very old charming hotel with a great atmosphere. Would defintely recommend this hotel for amazing food and great service. You can eat in the main pub or in the historic cellars. The parking is free and is situated behind the pub so no problems with worrying to park your car. The hotel has many restaurants nearby in the high street... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We had heard such good things about this place that when we finally made it we were bitterly disappointed and couldn't wait to leave. When we arrived we wanted dinner (a bar meal) in the bar, but we were told that all the tables were either occupied or reserved. So we were shunted into the grill room and restaurant, and... More

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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The building is fascinating, with lots of stairs and small rooms. Plenty of fireplaces and other features. Great car park at the rear - a necessity in busy Cowbridge. Excellent reception staff. The room was comfortable and made best use of the old building. However, that meant that the bathroom was small and cold. A new electric mirror and some... More

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Also Known As:
Bear Hotel Cowbridge
The Bear Hotel Cowbridge, Vale Of Glamorgan, Wales
Address: 63 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AF, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Vale of Glamorgan > Cowbridge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Cowbridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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