We were lucky enough to win a short stay at the Great House Hotel, and following our stay there, we would definitely return in the future. The staff were genuinely friendly and extremely helpful - nothing was too much effort. We have two very young children and every effort was made to accommodate them in the bedroom and restaurant for us.
The hotel has tons of character, with exposed beams and big fireplaces and the Manager Mohammed happily explained the history of some of the unusual ornaments placed around the rooms.
Do not miss the chance to dine in the restaurant. The food was absolutely incredible! I had a scallop & fishcake starter (one of the best dishes I've had), fresh Dover sole for the main course and finished off with a souffle - all very delicious!
All in all a great break and highly recommended
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Great House Hotel is a beautiful grade II* listed building originating from around 1550 and is believed to have been a gift from HRH Queen Elizabeth 1 to the Earl of Leicester who used it as a hunting lodge. Located in the pretty conservation village of Laleston, it is just 10 minutes from the seaside town of Porthcawl and 25 minutes equidistant between Cardiff and Swansea.A unique blend of historic original features contribute to The Great House's mature, dignified character - the flagstone floors, oak beams, inglenook fireplaces, mullioned windows, stone archways and dovecote in the south wall combine with modern excellent facilities, services and friendliness. Our aim is to make your stay with us relaxing and enjoyable. We want you to unwind and to feel at home here, whether you choose to read a book or dine in at Restaurant Tommy Heaney our award winning restaurant, The Great House offers the perfect location to enjoy a memorable occasion. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Great Hotel
- The Great House Hotel Bridgend, Wales