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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dave Dimmer and Mick were very hospitable. Nothing was too much trouble. Dave was a wonderful host and Mick was lovely, helpful, and cheerful. They both make what Kings is - great fantastic and welcoming. I recommend whole heartily to visit. Thank you Dave and Mick and it was nice speaking to Claire too.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. Good facilities - for a YH. Good breakfast. Adequate and filling dinner. Rooms basic but clean and fine for our purposes. Good lock up shed for our bikes. Picturesque setting up a quiet valley near a rushing stream.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

After a hard freezing day riding the 'Beast' at Coed y Brenin (10mins away) we were greeted by the attentive Dave who take care of our needs! He even offer us buckets of warm water to wash down our bikes which we politely declined! There was no need to purchase alcohol from a local convenience store as the Hostel is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 420 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Remote, but well located for Cadair Idris, this is one of the better maintained and equipped hostels. The critical difference is Dave, the competent and friendly manager of the facility. Some 20 of us arrived for a weekend stay and he was very attentive to ensure we were all settled in and enjoying our stay. Remembered everyone's names and was... More 

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Thank Lieutenant_Feraud
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Each Easter our family has a youth hostel trip, normally staying 4 nights and this year we booked at the Kings Youth Hostel, Dolgellau, for the first time. We knew it was remote and it certainly was! Great for us! Didn't know what to expect of the hostel except there were many favourable comments about the warden. I could now... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

We stayed at Kings for one night as our family base to climb Cadair Idris and visit the nearby Welsh coast. We had a warm greeting and nothing was too much trouble. The family room was large with an en-suite and met our overnight needs well. Food was great, we had fish and chips in the evening and a cooked... More 

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Thank Damon F
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I stayed here recently with a friend on a mountain biking weekend, we chanced upon this place and it's a great place to stay. The cooking facilities are plentiful, but I highly recommend trying Dave's Fish n Chips! Dave is a great guy and awesome company, he made us feel like we were at home! Laid back, peaceful atmosphere. Especially... More 

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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

YHA Kings hasn't yet been treated to the upgrades many YHA are receiving. But. Don't let that put you off. Accommodation is warm, dry and clean. The welcome and service offered by an incredibly hard-working, jovial, and enthusiastic host (Dave) is second to none. Dave serves a great breakfast (juice, coffee, cereals, full english, and toast). Evening meals are good.... More 

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cardiff
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

My friend and I stayed here for one night only, the night before a local trail race. Communication before hand was fantastic, the owner allowed me to change the date (I messed up day!) no questions asked. I wanted to know specifics of breakfast also and owner was very helpful and accommodating. We had a lovely private room with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Stayed here last night with a group of MTB'rs, great place to use as a base for the local mtb riding, lovely evening meal, great real ale selection and a cracking breakfast. Will definatley use again. thanks a lot

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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the slopes of Cader Idris mountain in its own wooded valley, YHA Kings is the perfect budget accommodation for walkers of all abilities. We offer both hostel accommodation (sleeps 42) and a small tranquil campsite. World class mountain biking at Coed Y Brenin, miles of sandy beaches, steam railways, the Centre for Alternative Technology, and castles galore make this part of southern Snowdonia the perfect base for both adrenaline junkies and those looking to relax. YHA kings Youth Hostel is open all year round,is fully licensed with a bar and restaurant. We provide affordable freshly prepared breakfast,packed lunches and evening meals. Campers have 24 hour access to hostel facilities including a newly refurbished self catering kitchen, plus showers, lounge and a drying room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Kings

Address: Kings Youth Hostel Penmaenpool, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1TB, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Dolgellau
Price Range: $59 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — YHA Kings 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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