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The Great House Hotel

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#4 of 8 hotels in Bridgend
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The Great House Hotel is a beautiful grade II* listed building originating from around 1550 and is believed to have been a gift from HRH Queen Elizabeth 1 to the Earl of Leicester who used it as a hunting lodge. Located in the pretty conservation village of Laleston, it is just 10 minutes from the seaside town of Porthcawl and 25 minutes equidistant between Cardiff and Swansea.A unique blend of historic original features contribute to The Great House's mature, dignified character - the flagstone floors, oak beams, inglenook fireplaces, mullioned windows, stone archways and dovecote in the south wall combine with modern excellent facilities, services and friendliness. Our aim is to make your stay with us relaxing and enjoyable. We want you to unwind and to feel at home here, whether you choose to read a book or dine in at Restaurant Tommy Heaney our award winning restaurant, The Great House offers the perfect location to enjoy a memorable occasion.
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Chose to stay here because of its history and slept in rooms furnished in olde world style which were charming. The award winning restaurant lived up to its name with a great menu and delicious food served on both days We used up most of our complmentary items which we mentioned
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Stayed for 4 nights. first night in an unmodernised room, not great but i asked if there was a room with a better bed and i was moved to a room that had been updated and i can say it was a transformation. bed very comfortable. Plumbing a bit quirky but once i got the hang of it
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Response from GreatHouse, Reception at The Great House Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your lovely comments. Look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards
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First time to stay at this hotel. Myself and my husband booked the regal suite for one night. Staff were very attentive on arrival. And catered to all our needs . We booked into their resterant that evening where the food was a amazing and they couldn't do enough for us.
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Response from GreatHouse, Reception at The Great House Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you ever so much for your lovely comments. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards
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Chose this hotel as it was handy for our visit to Bridgend. Initially the food was superb, the room was olde world and cosy. My only negative points are the room was dusty and carpet had marks and stains. We booked for 3 Nights. Complimentary toiletries and drinks weren’t
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Response from GreatHouse, Reception at The Great House Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your comments. So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm sorry to hear you did not enjoy your meal and that you had such a wait on your last evening. Our standard double rooms are due to have a facelift in the near future, hopefully before your next visit. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards
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As a frequent guest who has loved the Hotel over the years, I don’t know what has happened?! Visited today and took a seat in the unkept garden area, and was surrounded by fag buts! Moved seats to find the same issue! Went into the bar to order and just felt the place was run
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Response from GreatHouse, Reception at The Great House Hotel
Responded Apr 2, 2019
Thank you for your comments. I am ever so sorry to hear about your visit yesterday. We will be sure to action all comments made here. Kind regards
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PRICE RANGE
$76 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United KingdomWalesSouth WalesBridgend
NUMBER OF ROOMS
13
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