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“Ty Gorsaf Hotel, Blaunau Festininog , in deep snow.” 4 of 5 stars
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Gwesty Ty Gorsaf Hotel
3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   1 High Street, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Snowdonia National Park LL41 3ES, Wales   |  
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maidstone
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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“Ty Gorsaf Hotel, Blaunau Festininog , in deep snow.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Stayed here with a groupon offer. had a great 50th birthday treat. The staff were very welcoming and the room (Room 6 Super King) was clean and comfortable. We ate in the restaurant every night after a hard days walking in knee deep snow. The food arrived hot and tasty. All the staff were very attentive ( but not over board )- very happy to chat and nothing was a problem. Only one complaint to make - the bathroom was not cleaned At All during our 4 night stay. The bath did not appear to have been cleaned before our arrival. I promptly cleaned the bath myself but it was not cleaned again by the house keeper. tell tale signs were left- i.e. bubble bath dripping down the side of the bath which was not removed. We did not however,allow this to spoil our break. Well done the the rest of the staff.

Room Tip: Choose a room at the front- away from the carpark. Heard youngsters hanging around outside.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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manager h, Manager at Gwesty Ty Gorsaf Hotel, responded to this review, March 1, 2013
hello & thankyou for your positive review

whilst we are glad to recieve such a positive review, we are also concerned about the comments you make about the bathroom...
Needless to say, we will look into this and take steps to ensure such things dont happen.

Please remember, if you would like to stay with us, we will always beat ANY online price by 10% if you book directly with us by telephone. Simply quote "T.A.13" to take advantage of this offer

We hope to see you again in the not too distant future.

thanks again

rob
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ledbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We booked this short notice and after reading reviews on here decided it would be perfect.
We were greeted and shown to our room. The room was clean, tidy and comfortable. We ate in the restaurant both evenings of our stay. On the first night there was a slight misunderstanding with our order but it was sorted out and were were offered a drink. The food was lovely, local and fresh. Breakfast had great options, cereal, juice and cooked breakfast alternatives.
As we were there to venture up Snowdon we also arranged for a packed lunch to be done. Reasonable price and much appreciated during the climb.
All in all we did enjoy our stay, the staff were friendly and attentive, the room was comfortable and the food was lovely.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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manager h, Manager at Gwesty Ty Gorsaf Hotel, responded to this review, March 1, 2013
hello & thanks for such a great review.

Please remember, if you would like to stay with us again, we will always beat ANY online price by 10% if you book directly with us by telephone. Simply quote "T.A.13" to take advantage of this offer

We hope to see you again soon

thanks again

rob
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

A nice Hotel in the middle of the national park. Everything was clean, water was hot and the breakfast was good.
A friendly girl served us breakfast and was very attentive. I'd say that overall, it did the job for us of giving us a comfy nights sleep.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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manager h, Manager at Gwesty Ty Gorsaf Hotel, responded to this review, March 1, 2013
hello & thanks for your review.

its always good to know that we're doing "what it says on the tin"

Please remember, if you would like to stay with us again, we will always beat ANY online price by 10% if you book directly with us by telephone. Simply quote "T.A.13" to take advantage of this offer

We hope to see you again soon

thanks again

rob
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Sheerness
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Spent a very nice pre Christmas holiday with my family at Blaenau Ffestiniog where we went to the Gwesty Ty Gorsaf hotel for our (pre) Christmas dinner. The atmosphere was warm and friendly, the service was excellent, the food superb, the helpings were huge and a three course meal was very reasonably priced at only £20 a head. Now that’s my kind of hotel.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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manager h, General Manager at Gwesty Ty Gorsaf Hotel, responded to this review, March 1, 2013
hello & thanks for such a great review.

we're very happy that you emjoyed your visit to Ty Gorsaf

Please remember, if you would like to stay with us, we will always beat ANY online price by 10% if you book directly with us by telephone. Simply quote "T.A.13" to take advantage of this offer

We hope to see you again soon

thanks again

rob
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Chesterfield
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Stayed here for 4 days mid December. Lovely and friendly staff. The place might need a renovation though especially the bathrooms, that does not look quite clean at all. Breakfast is lovely. My husband loved those sweet treats/biscuits inside the jar, it goes very well with a cup of tea after a long day of journey! Very accessible to anywhere you want to go around Snowdonia National Park. Can't actually put a review on the value as it's a gift from our wedding and we've had a lovely short holiday!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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manager h, Manager at Gwesty Ty Gorsaf Hotel, responded to this review, March 1, 2013
hello & thanks for such a great review.

Please remember, if you would like to stay with us again, we will always beat ANY online price by 10% if you book directly with us by telephone. Simply quote "T.A.13" to take advantage of this offer

We hope to see you again soon

thanks again

rob
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We stayed for two nights in November. The hotel is beautifully decorated and very welcoming - the staff are just lovely, nothing was too much trouble for any of them and they all made us feel at home. Our room was lovely, spacious and comfortable with beautiful antique furniture. The little extras in the rooms, such as home made biscuits, were a nice touch.

The food served in the restaurant in the evening is fantastic quality and great value for money. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

We've stayed at this hotel for the weekend, its a pleasant Victorian Railway hotel in the centre of this small welsh town and close to the Snowdonia National park. Good breakfasts and bar food - there is a restaurant but we chose to eat in the bar area; friendly staff keen to make sure we were happy with our stay and the food. The bedroom was comfortable and warm (important when staying in December!)

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1 High Street, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Snowdonia National Park LL41 3ES, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Blaenau Ffestiniog
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Blaenau Ffestiniog
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Gwesty Ty Gorsaf Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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