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The Old Workhouse

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#10 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Bala
A friendly B&B in the centre of Bala and within the beautiful Snowdonia National Park. The Old Workhouse - one of the town's most historic buildings with a Grade 11* listing - is an ideal stopover point from which to enjoy the fantastic countryside and activities available - mountains, walking, sailing, zip wires…the list is endless. The workhouse has two spacious letting bedrooms, on the top floor of the building, with panoramic views over the rooftops to the surrounding hillsides. Ian and Georgina offer a full Welsh breakfast using wherever possible locally sourced ingredients, with home made bread, jams and marmalade. There are pubs, bars and restaurants a short stroll from the Old Workhouse, and Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid) is a five-minute walk away.
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Breakfast included
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Grade: 71 out of 100
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Had a lovely time at the Old Workhouse the building is lovely and has been renovated so well, the bedroom was beautifully decorated and so light and airy. Georgina and Ian were brilliant hosts who welcomed us and made sure we had everything we needed, they couldn’t have been
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What an awesome place to stay! Ian and Georgina are the friendliest hosts ever but at the same time are very respectful of space. We will definitely be staying with them again. The quality of the rooms and breakfast is up there with the finest hotels but with the added little
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Wow what a fantastic conversion and a great place to stay Great views from the room and the room itself was absolutely perfect Brilliant host who served an equally brilliant fresh breakfast Would highly recommend 🐝🌹
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A fabulous warm welcome by Ian and Georgina set the scene for a fabulous 2 night stay in their beautifully restored and decorated Old Workhouse. The rooms are spacious, warm and decorated to an attractive and very high standard. Gorgeous. Ian cooked a smashing breakfast. Ian and
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We have just spent 3 nights staying at The Old Workhouse. It is an amazing building and clearly a lot of work has been put in to setting it up We had an extremely comfortable stay using both rooms. The facilities are excellent. Ian and Georgina made us very welcome. Ian’s
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United KingdomWalesNorth WalesSnowdonia National ParkBala
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