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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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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel is really nice, the staff are very friendly, I love quirky hotels much more than bigger corporate - Read Plastic - Hotels Trying to find my room every night was an adventure as there are so many little passageways and corridors. I just love this place

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited recently with a group of friends to have a meal and birthday drinks. The food was lovely and we were served with exceptionally good grace by Ben and Hannah both of whom dealt with some of my friends more erratic requests politely and with good humour. A thank you also to the chef (Josh?) for his flexibility in... More 

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Burry Port, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had to recently plan a reception following the death of an Aunt. My initial contact was with Amanda who dispute a rather "fully booked" day was able to accommodate our family and guests on the day in question. Amanda answered all my questions in a most professional way and with feeling due to the circumstances. There was a set... More 

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London
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an unexpected need for 2 nights accommodation in Cowbridge and were fortunate to get the last room in this busy traditional hotel in a prime location in the high street. The hotel seems to be the hub of many of Cowbridge's social activities. All the ground floor nooks and crannies seemed to be filled with locals drinking, doing... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

our visit to this hotel came in two halves. As the hotel was busy we were given a room in the main house, we had been told prior that the annex rooms are far superior and this was confirmed by people who arrived the day after ourselves. Our room was compact to say the least, dark as there was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the bear hotel for a Sunday dinner to celebrate my husbands birthday. Food was brilliant and full of flavour. There was also plenty of food, with extra veg if needed. Staff were brilliant, friendly and helpful. One of the best Sunday dinners we have had.

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Pewsey, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
44 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

We spent a weekend there while watching England beat Wales in the rugby on the Friday night. The style of the public rooms with lots of places to sit and fires to sit by was very nice and our bedroom really pleasant. Overall the staff were really helpful but at times there were too few of them, in the bar... More 

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79 reviews 79 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I have been here for many reasons over the years from Weddings, Events, Local events and drinks with friends and so on. Always had a nice time in here, stylish modern pub with friendly helpful staff. Good food and it is bigger than you think! Make sure to check out all the areas as it can be a bit off... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Stopped by on spec and we were able to get a table by the window. What a lovely friendly waitress who took our order. No rushing us. We decided to share some nibbles. Breads to dip and olives. They were almost a meal in themselves.... The bread was wonderful and there was feta cheese with the olives. I choose the... More 

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Rhoose, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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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