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Pen Y Gwryd Hotel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I didn't stay at the PYG, but booked for an evening meal for two of us. Booking is needed for evening meals as it is generally residents who eat there, but open to the public depending on table space. There is one dinner sitting at 7:30. It is a 3 course menu at £25.00 per head (two starter options, two...

Thank Catherine N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcome: Good. Efficient and friendly. Room: New looking. Well decorated. One small waste bin. No hair drier. No water provided. No room to room phone. Room was £75 pppn, so £150....high price for limited facilities. Evening meal: served at 7:30pm, choice of starters, mains and puddings. Welsh cheeses but not identified. Supper served was tasty enough but I think the...

Thank SB900
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been visiting this hotel over the last 40 years. I've booked busines meetings, family weekends And just mates visiting and walking in snowdonia I have a choice 2 holiday cottages I rent out to guests in the area but still love and stay at the PYG if you are a walker , mountaineer or climber you will love it....

Thank tanywenallt
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped off for some well earned refreshments after a day on the local Mountains, a party of 4, all of whom had done different hill walks and routes. Locally, the cellphone coverage is 'iffy' at best and could/should be improved bit that is another story... I digress... Trying to herd my friends to the PYG Hotel, requires the use of...

Thank The_Earl_of_Fulham
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 20, 2017

We took over the hotel for a weekend of walking and swimming in March 2017. The hotel could not have been more accommodating - food preferences, arrival times, etc. The hotel had only just opened for the year, but this is an historic gem - home to mountaineering history (where Sir Edmund Hillary and his team hung out while getting...

Thank Manxman_Cambridge
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I stayed for a night, the service, food, accommodation and ambiance can't be faulted. This place oozes historical character and it feels like you are stepping back in time from the minute you enter, and all this is in the most wonderful part of the uk.

1Thank Stewart M
Dulverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 16, 2016

Wonderful old pub / hotel full of character, with friendly, welcoming staff. I stayed for two nights back in May 2016 and had a fantastic time. It wouldn't do for those looking for pretentious luxury but that is a huge part of its charm. Room was basic but absolutely fine, the food was very good, as was the beer and...

Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

I've read the reviews of this place before writing my own and although most are positive, some are not. Mine is extremely positive. The Pen-Y-Gwryd is a little gem. Make sure you arrive for lunch between 12 & 2 or you won't get any. They may not even open the door. Also they close during the week in the winter...

1Thank Caffy59
Reviewed December 1, 2016

A very quirky hotel in the heart of snowdonia. The food is excellent with extremely friendly staff. If you like the unusual go for it. The walking from the hotel is excellent with many other interesting places to visit close at hand.

1Thank Gerald r
Reviewed November 29, 2016

The moment we stepped into the PYG the décor took us back to Darjeeling! There is a very similar hostelry there, The Windamere, which is like drifting back to an era when open fires, gloved waiters and eiderdowns were the norm in country hotels. The PYG doesn't quite have the gloved waiters but the dinner gong, the butter and marmalade...

2Thank Froghoppere64
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 18th century 3rd generation family run mountain inn nestled in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park with a history for British mountaineering with memorabilia from the 1953 Everest expedition in the bar along with many Famous signatures. We have en suite and traditional rooms, there is a sauna and natural pool in our extensive gardens with Snowdon and many other fantastic walks right on our doorstep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pen Y Gwryd Hotel

Address: 4086 Junction of A498 and A | Snowdonia National Park, Nant Gwynant, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4NT, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Nant Gwynant
Price Range: $104 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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Hotel Pen y Gwryd
Pen Y Gwryd Hotel Nant Gwynant, Wales
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“Take some water, check fire procedures and exits, our room (20) could not be locked from inside. Try the local beer. Say diolch.”
SB900, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“road side has best views”
208geraldr, Dec 1, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the Garden Room - but not in early November!”
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Mark1006, Nov 21, 2016 | Read review
“Garden room with modern en suite bathroom.”
stans945, Nov 3, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are generally quite a long walk, if you have limited mobility.”
C3914WHsuew, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
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