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“A great base to explore Snowdonia”

Review of Y Neuadd Lwyd

Grade II Listed Welsh stone cottage
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Grade II Listed Welsh stone cottage
Living area with beamed ceiling & inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove.
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Grade II Listed Welsh stone cottage
Living area with beamed ceiling & inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove.
Perfect for cosy nights in front of the fire.
Living area with beamed ceiling & inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove.
'Slouchy leather sofa's to relax in.
Open plan living - view from living area to kitchen/diner
Modern fitted kitchen with ceramic hob, electric cooker and dishwasher.
Modern fitted kitchen with granite worktops.
Individually designed Bedroom 1
Views over the Snowdonia countryside from bedroom1
Bedroom 1 with modern en-suite shower room
Bedroom 1 en-suite shower room
Bedroom 1 en-suite shower room
Individually designed Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2 with modern en-suite shower room
Bedroom 2 en-suite shower room
Bedroom 2 en-suite shower room
External utility room also doubles up a secure lockable storage for bikes.
Patio doors from living area onto timber decking and private courtyard garden.
Relax and appreciate the peace, quiet and stunning scenery.
Dolwyddelan village at the foot of Moel Siabod and Snowdon in the background.
View of Lledr Valley with Dolwyddelan in the distance.
Dolwyddelan Castle - 15 minute walk from the doorstep.
Grade I Listed 15th Century St. Gwyddelan's Church - 2 minute walk from the doorstep
Well situated for walking and mountain biking.
Zip World Velocity is the fastest zip line in the world - 45 minute drive.
Snowdon Mountain Railway - 40 minute drive.
Bounce below is set in a disused slate cavern - 10 minute drive.
Bodnant Gardens - 20 minute drive.
The coastline of North West Wales with it's safe sandy beaches are easily accessible by car
Stunning local scenery within walking distance from the doorstep.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, Wales

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JonathanE...
Beverley, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A great base to explore Snowdonia”
Reviewed August 18, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Helen made us most welcome at the cottage on arrival. We settled in and started enjoying Welsh village life.

For those living in a noisy town or city this place will take some getting used to - no noise (just the birds in a morning) and minimal street lighting - when its dark its dark !

The cottage was clean and tidy and lived upto expectations shown from the pictures. The kitchen was well laid out with all the usual amenities including a microwave and dishwasher.

Make sure you bring some £1 coins as electricity is on a meter and you will need to put in some change to keep the lights on !

Wifi was very patchy, however Helen had warned us of this so did not come as a surprise . best places for picking up a signal inside - infront of the microwave and on the bedroom window sill looking out at the back garden.

All in all an excellent week was had by all the family and would recommend to anyone who wants a nice relaxing time in Welsh Wales !

Date of stay: August 2013
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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing - it was just right!
Traveling group: Friends
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Jillian W
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Delightful cottage in pretty village.”
Reviewed June 9, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We had a lovely week with our family in this delightful cottage.The property was very comfortable ,with a log burner in the lounge which was very welcome when the evenings got cold! The property was very well maintained and furnished to high standards.It was lovely to sit on the patio in the morning to eat breakfast and to admire the views of the mountains,and also within easy reach of the local shop.A great location!

Date of stay: May 2013
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Liked best: En-suite facilities.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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sandraliv...
liverpool uk
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic cottage in a fantastic location.”
Reviewed May 26, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We have just returned from our fifth visit to this beautiful cottage. Helen, Ian and Amelia are fantastic hosts. This is the ideal place to escape from a busy lifestyle better than any spa. On arrival the cottage is spotless everything you need really home from home. This time on arrival Helen had left beautiful homemade cake and a tea tray ready and also a beautiful bunch of flowers. We are already sorting dates to book for next year. The surrounding location is stunning ideally situated for Snowdonia. Many thanks to Helen and her family we will be back next year.

Date of stay: May 2013
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Liked best: everything about the cottage is fabulous
Liked least: not applicable
Traveling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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James m
Welling, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Another fantastic visit”
Reviewed May 6, 2013 for a stay in April 2013

This cottage is perfect with everything you could want including the all important log burner for those chilly nights.

Helen the owner is lovely and always on hand if needed to help. The cottage has so much character and the little church opposite and the mountain view set the scene for a great break.

The cottage speaks for itself and is always booked well in advance so if you see a time you want dont hesitate as it will be booked in a blink of an eye.

Date of stay: April 2013
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Liked best: log burner
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Friends
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HighlandS...
Scottish Highlands
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lovely cottage with good facilities in ideal location”
Reviewed April 28, 2013 for a stay in April 2013

This is a lovely cottage with good facilities and it is ideally located for easy access to Snowdonia and the surrounding area. It is in a quiet off street position with convenient walking access to shop and pubs.
The owners are very helpful and will attend to any special requirements you may have. The cottage itself is spacious with a nice outdoor decked area and garden.
We found that the roads in the area were good providing easy access to visitor attractions in all directions. There is lots to do in this area and we will certainly return to this cottage in future.

Date of stay: April 2013
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Liked best: Great location and friendly owners.
Liked least: Being in the hills the weather can be changeable but this is to be expected.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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LesleyAsh...
Ashford Kent
2 reviews
“Great place to stay, everything you need for a break and welcolming”
Reviewed November 13, 2012 for a stay in October 2012

The cottage laid back off a quite road and was in a lovely setting with the view of hills surrounding us. On our first day we sat in the garden and had our tea and coffee to get our holiday off to a good start. The cottage was lovely and very clean, with two good sized bedrooms with on suites. The living area was spacious with a good sized kitchen/diner.
We were a party of two couples and had plenty of our own space if we needed it.

There were plenty of local walks from the doorstep with local amenities. The local people were friendly especially Helen and family who made us feel very welcome.

Everything about this cottage and area was brilliant, there is no least about it and we will be returning in the future.

Date of stay: October 2012
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D H
Wells, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“A lovely, homely cottage”
Reviewed November 4, 2012 for a stay in August 2012

We stayed here with our three young children in August. It was the perfect place to stay, a very well appointed cottage, lovely decor throughout. We loved the decking at the back of the house, especially when the sun was shining - which it did for at least some of the time! Its perfectly situated to visit the surrounding area and the village shop was very well stocked. We will definitely return.

Date of stay: August 2012
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Liked best: The Location
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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