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“Long weekend at Conwy”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of YHA Conwy

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YHA Conwy
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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“Long weekend at Conwy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2013

Our family had a great time at Conwy. The shared spaces are light and spacious. A good games room and plenty of areas to relax. The self catering kitchen is large and well equipped - and kept clean by centre staff despite large numbers of guests over the weekend. The dining room has the most amazing views across the estuary and up to the mountain range. Centre staff are very helpful and more than happy to help out with an inquiry. Local ales are stocked in the bar. The family room was a good size with an excellent shower in the ensuite. Our only negative comment is that the bedroom floor was in need of a more thorough vacuum cleaning session prior to our arrival.

Room Tip: just ask when booking. the centre staff are really happy to advise and help.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2013

We planned to have a quick overnight with two days walking at Conwy for my husband's birthday. I used to visit Conwy when very small, so have wanted to return for ages. We weren't disappointed: The hostel itself is down a very private drive, and has simply stunning views. There is even an observation level up an extra flight of stairs. From our room we could see the castle and adjacent bridge, and the restaurant has panoramic views. All rooms were very clean and the staff were lovely - helpful and cheery (even when my son spilled milk 3 times at the breakfast buffet). There were two added bonuses: that we picked the same weekend as Gwledd Conwy Feast, so we altered our plans to have a shorter walk on the Saturday and spent the afternoon watching great live music and eating local food; we also found The Albion pub a short walk away, which is a local gem run as a joint venture between 4 local breweries.
The only downside, as ever, with Conwy was the lack of pub food or cafes after 5pm. Ate in at The Schooner fish and chip shop - best I've eaten.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2013

Our family really enjoyed our short break at YHA Conwy. The family room was great and the good self catering kitchen, dining room and play area made meal times very easy and relaxed. The children enjoyed playing in the garden. Views are amazing.

Room Tip: Family rooms are great
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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2013

wonerfl. staff. brill. food. brill. accomodation brill. in no way to fault it. would go again .views and situation best ever. breakfast all you can eat, and more. all areas brill for viewing. plenty of space. staff all helpfull in all ways.

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2013

The hostel is fantastic - the facilities are great and the staff, especially the managers, are just the best. They were so helpful and assisted me to fix up a problem - went well out of their way too. The town is beautiful and well worth a visit even if you only have a short time tomspend in Wales as I did. I highly recommend a stay at Conwy Youth Hostel.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

The hostel in Conwy is located on top of a hill above the city, easy to reach by car and not too far by foot. It is a big modern building with clean facilities and great views of the city from the terrace. The staff were friendly and helpful.
However, compared to other hostels it was quite pricey and we only stayed there because we didn't have much of a choice...

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Newhey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

I stayed at Conwy YHA whilst rallying around LLandudno, Its a great base for the North Welsh Forests and easy to get too.

Rooms were very clean and the staff were VERY helpful. Menu looked good and at a good price, Sadly I was not able to eat there due to the nature of my stay but wished i had as i only ended up with aa KFC.

Would recommend staying there and will again

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
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Additional Information about YHA Conwy

Property: YHA Conwy
Address: Larkhill Pass Rd, Conwy LL32 8AJ, Wales
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Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Conwy County > Conwy
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 6 Specialty Lodging in Conwy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Conwy 4*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Spacious modern hostel with views of Conwy's Castle, medieval walls and harbour. Conwy Youth Hostel is an ideal base for exploring North Wales. A great location for backpackers, families, youth organization and anyone wanting easy access to the coastal resorts of Llandudno and the Snowdonia National park. The hostel is situated on hill just outside the town walls of Conwy in large grounds with a summer house, barbecue and picnic area. There are spectacular views from the roof terrace of the ancient medieval town of Conwy and the North Wales coastline. The town centre with its pubs, tea shops and local attractions is just a 10 minute walk away. The Conwy Castle is well worth a visit and the quayside is great for sitting back and watching the yachts and fishing boats go by. Guest Rooms – Spacious, light, clean with security lockers and all room fully en-suite. Bar – Relax tasting the Local beer lounging in our new Bar or admire the view from the patio/terrace overlooking the Snowdonia National Park. Outside – Plenty of room for a game of football in our large garden, enjoy the peace and quiet of the summerhouse or eat al fresco in our picnic and BBQ areas. Common areas – Relax and enjoy the views from our observation lounge and roof terrace, chill out in front of the TV with the kids in our family area, challenge someone to a game of pool or table football in the games room or if you just want peace and quiet sit and read your favourite book in our quiet lounge. Meals – All our meals are delicious and great value for money. If after a hard days sightseeing you don’t feel like cooking enjoy one of our evening meal specialties such as Welsh lamb casserole or Lemon and Herb salmon. We even have a special children’s menu with old favourites like Fish Fingers and Chips and Bangers and Mash. ... more   less 
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