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“Lovely place to stay” 5 of 5 stars
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Estuary Cottage
Station Road | Station Road, Talsarnau LL476UA, Wales   |  
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Ranked #2 of 6 Talsarnau B&B and Inns
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cumbria
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“Lovely place to stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

I've stayed here twice now, the most recently being New Year and would recommend it to anyone. Bob and Anne couldn't do enough for us, the room was well decorated and spotless. Bob's breakfasts were lovely, and they were very accommodating. Although it is near the train line, it was not an issue as passing trains can hardly be heard. I look forward to staying here again, and would like to thank Bob and Anne for having me :)

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
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    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Stopped here on several occasions and have never been disappointed.Just come back from a very enjoyable weekend break in Talsarnau to visit friends and my stay at the Estuary Cottage was first class and Bobs breakfasts are to die for. We are back down there for New Year and have had no hesitation in booking to stop there again. The views are fantastic and the station is handily placed right next to the Cottage but you hardly hear the trains passing. Bob and Annes hospitality is second to none and nothing is too much trouble. Would definately recommend this to anyone for a place to stay.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We have stayed at Estuary Cottage on several occasions and it really is a 'home from home'. The accomodation is immaculate and the hosts, Ann and Bob couldn't be more welcoming. Bob's breakfasts are amazing and set you up for the day. The setting is excellent with wonderful views and the large, well-kept garden is great for relaxing in. There is ample car parking and the Cottage is very close to the coastal footpath and the rail link. The train does pass in front of the Cottage, but it's not a problem - it just adds to the quaintness of the setting.

Nothing is too much trouble for Ann and Bob. In fact, we have already booked another stay again in a few week's time, and we hope to do so for many years to come.

Room Tip: The Balcony room is a bit bigger than the Garden room, but both rooms are excellent, with everything...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Urmston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Strictly speaking that should be reasons, Anne and Bob strike the balance the balance of being hosts and leaving you to your own devices if you wish perfectly. Being off the main road is a real plus for us and the access to the estuary and the coastal walk combined with the rail service is one of the cherries.

The convenience of a evening meal if you wish and the flexibility of the breakfast start time works for me as well, but don't make the mistake I did of eating to much the prior evening as you will not have the room to do it justice. (They do lighter options though)

There is a drawback for us, but is is only one. They are too far away...

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

We have stayed twice this year at Estuary Cottage - first time as a family and this time as a couple - and find it an excellent place to stay. Ann and Bob are really friendly and helpful and the accommodation is extremely clean and comfortable. The location is wonderful being so close to the coastal footpath and on a fine evening the peaceful location and natural beauty (including the spectacular view of Snowdon) cannot be beaten. We spent a couple of very enjoyable evenings in June with a glass of wine on the balcony..........
Do not be put off by the location of the train line as it's a really tiny train which only runs every 2 hours and it is actually very useful being next to the station to be able to travel without a car along the coast - particularly as it is free outside the main season.
Really recommended!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
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Dawlish, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

I stopped here in late October and it was great. Bob and Ann cannot do enough for you with the option of an evening meal if you are too tired to walk to the only restaurant in the village! The view from the bedroom is fantastic and there local knowledge is invaluable.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Believe the majority of views who have found this to be wonderful and disregard the vindictive invective one with I guess an ulterior motive. This accomodation is great, comfortable rooms, a visitors lounge, television if you want it, books, magazines and lots of information on the area. Estuary Cottage provides you with all you need for an enjoyable stay be it for one night, a week or longer. Ann and Bob are friendly, welcoming and are happy to chat if you want some conversation but respect your privacy and enable you to enoy your own space. As we were walkers they at short notice provided us with an evening meal which was much appreciated. The breakfast was first class. As for the trains, there are not many, they are two carriages, they don't run at night, they're quiet and unobtrusive and are all part of the charm of this accommodation. Beautiful views. We'll certainly visit again and recommend it to you.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: Station Road | Station Road, Talsarnau LL476UA, Wales
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Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Talsarnau
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Talsarnau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Estuary Cottage bed and breakfast. Ideally located for most attractions in Snowdonia. Golf close by, Great walking area.Wales Coastal Path very close. Quiet location, off road parking, all rooms en suite. All rooms are self contained with own private access giving complete privacy. Large grounds and ample sitting out areas to enjoy the panoramic views all around. ... more   less 
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