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Dolawel Guest House

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Llyn y Gell | Rhiwbryfdir, Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3HS, Wales
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent, central location for MTB'ing - pretty much equidistant between Betws y Coed and Coed y Brenin. The B&B also features an alarmed bike lock-up. Pat & Alister were really friendly and helpful, breakfast was plentiful and delicious, and the en suite room was great. The local town centre (a short walk away) has all the amenities you could need.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at pat an allisters for 2nights whilst mountain biking in north wales, couldn't fault it! Cracking b an b with a great breakfast! Would highly recocomend for mountain bikers planning on riding antur stiniog, or the near trails of coed-y-brenin an betws-y-coed!

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I stayed at Pat and Alister's delightful B&B for two nights on my way back from a motorcycle tour of Devon. The room was very comfortable and the breakfast was more than adequate. The two dogs were very friendly, one wants to play ball all the time. I was able to put my motorcycle in a secure garage overnight, one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Dolawel is a perfect base for enjoying the narrow-gauge railways of North Wales. Pat and Alister Haveron continue to provide and comfortable and welcoming environment for those of a certain age who remember the exciting days of of stream, soot and ashes. A trip on the nearby Welsh Highland Railway should be on everyone's bucket list.

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Aylesbury, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I had the best time staying with Alistair & Pat. Both Alistair and Pat run an beautiful and excellent establishment. I spent a whole week with them. Alistair & Pat has a wealth of knowledge of the region and the local area. They have lots of pamphlets on the area. I was greeted every morning with a lovely smile, and... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It was a real treat to stay here. We booked for an extended family weekend for a birthday, and everything worked perfectly. Pat and Alistair were extremely welcoming and friendly, and really made us feel at home. The bedrooms were really comfortable, and everything was clean. We booked three rooms and each one was spotless and homely. They provided tasty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We loved being 500m from Antur Stiniog bike park, there is a alarmed garage for bikes. Very comfortable rooms and nice big breakfast, perfect for fueling an active day. Great advice on the area and hiking and very friendly. Will definitely visit again.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Thank you for making us feel at home. Bedroom comfy and view from window had mountains and whiff of steam from railway Will be coming back later in year. This time we will be smuggling the dogs home with us Paul and Viv

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A friend and I spent 4 nights at Dolawel Guest House during August 2014. We were not able to book 2 single rooms, but we agreed to book the twin room we were offered. On arrival, we were offered a lovely big triple en-suite room with an outlook over the garden. The room was clean and very comfortable. The en-... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great place to stay, Alister and Pat very welcoming and their two dogs too. We stayed here so we could go antur stiniog downhill fest, and it's 2mins away in the car. The rooms were fab, we took our 17 yr old son who got his own single room yet was in our corridor if he was younger we could... More 

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