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“Relaxing break in a great location!”
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Review of Gower bungalow

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Parking on the forecourt in picture or across the way on parking bay if preferred. Open plan kitchen
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Very good
51 reviews
Outside front of bungalow
Parking on the forecourt in picture or across the way on parking bay if preferred.
Open plan kitchen
microwave.
good size double room with wardrobe and drawer space. beds ready made up for visitors.
Bay window view of double bedroom
Adult sized bunk beds in smaller room most suitable for young adolescents or children.
Conservatory
French doors from conservatory lead onto upper and lower patio area. views over mumbles hill.
please note we do not supply body towels only hand towels, tea towels and shower mat.
Lower decking patio area
relax in this sun trap in comfort.
lovely views over mumbles hill
Two minutes walk from bungalow (thats roobee)
Mewslade on Gower Coast.
Plenty of local artists to capture the beauty of the gower coast
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Bungalow -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Mumbles, Swansea, Swansea County, South Wales, Wales

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Very good - based on 51 reviews
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Ledbury10
Hereford, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Relaxing break in a great location!”
Reviewed June 15, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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What can we say? It was so good, we have booked again for Sept!
The bungalow is in a peaceful location - we slept really well, with it's own parking and a lovey conservatory.
We have stayed in Mumbles before (in the main village) and had issues with parking and space. The bungalow met and exceeded our expectations - it is well-equipped, with it's own parking and in easy walking distance of Mumbles and the Gower coast. The bungalow is comfortable with plenty of space for a couple. The garden seating areas and conservatory are secluded with lovely views of Mumbles Hill. We also loved the lights in the garden at night!
You will need £1 coins for the electricity meter and bath towels - but everything else is provided.
We have already recommended to friends and family!

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Liked best: Location - peace and quiet!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Jo F
Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely cottage, home from home”
Reviewed June 15, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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I stayed here for 4 nights with a a friend and my 2 dogs. Very clean and homely and a short walk to the coastal path, mumbles town and the sea front! A good base to explore the rest of the Gower! Very quiet area! Garden was a little sun trap, just loved it! Would deffo visit again!

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Liked best: Very comfortable
Liked least: Getting bitten by knats going up the overgrown path to the coastal path!
Traveling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Richardpr...
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good value, clean, well equipped cottage in a great spot for walking and the Mumbles.”
Reviewed March 25, 2014 for a stay in March 2014

Lovely little bungalow just outside Mumbles and on the walking route to Langland and the Gower. Found it easily. Kitchen has all the equipment we needed for self-catering. Nice open plan lounge/kitchen with dining room in adjoining conservatory. Very clean and no hint of a doggy smell you find in some places which welcome dogs. Recently renovated so kitchen and wet-room of good standard. Very cold weekend but even so it was warm with only one convector heater running. The details make it clear that the second bedroom is fine for one adult which is spot on. We'd go again.

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Liked best: Open plan well equipped living area.
Liked least: Nothing comes to mind,
Traveling group: Friends
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 3, 2014 for a stay in January 2014

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Nick0111
Bath, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great location-property in need of some minor maintenance”
Reviewed January 9, 2014 for a stay in January 2014

My partner & I chose the Gower bungalow for a weekend stay in early Jan as we wanted to get away to the coast for some new year fresh air.
We loved that you could leave the property & be high up on the coastal path within minutes & the views are magnificent especially around sunset. The walk in to Mumbles is also very pleasant & takes around 20 minutes or so.

The bungalow itself was relatively clean as one would expect but we did notice high level cobwebs in the bedrooms & a damp smell when we entered was noticeable. The wet room had a small amount of mould on the ceiling (from poor ventilation) & this was also evident in the double bedroom on the ceiling (perhaps a missing/loose tile).
Some of the fencing in the rear of the property was down (understandable in the recent bad weather) so was not secure for our dog & the gate to the side also needs some attention in order to keep pets safe & enclosed.

We felt slightly untrustworthy as the boiler is locked away in a cupboard behind the sofa meaning you have limited choice as to when you can dry your wet clothes after returning home. The heating was 'generous' during the morning & evening though.

We didn't mind the coined electric meter but just ensure you bring a few pound coins with you to top it up. As we were here during the darker months & subsequently used more electric than you would during the summer, the weekend cost around £5.

All in all we had a lovely weekend & would stay here again if the issues above were addressed first.

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Your age range 25-34
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charlotte...
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Perfect bungalow if you want to stay in the Mumbles”
Reviewed November 3, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Before we arrived Paula was amazing with her help and advice on everything we needed to know. We arrived late on the Friday evening and our Tesco delivery was waiting for us.
Settled in very well. The bungalow was very very clean and the kitchen had everything we needed. Lovely location and were able to walk where we wanted to go. My boys loved the bungalow especially the bunk beds unfortunately they creaked and creaked all night with them rolling over and then woke them up at 6am, so have made this my only negative comment that they need replacing or tightening up. There was enough info in the bungalow so we knew where to go and what to do. The double room was so lovely with a lovely comfy bed, I loved the rain drops on the roof made you feel even more cosy. I did not know that central heating was not included so my £1.00 coins were used quite quickly with the electric heating, lights and tv , but soon got used to switching the lights off, however getting the bath towels dry was a mission. The conservatory is a great addition and just gives you that extra bit of a room. I am not really into dogs and when it said dog friendly I was bit scared of the smell and hair but there was nothing. A great place just take plenty of £1.00 coins in the winter. Would recommend !! X

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Liked best: The sofa area very comfy
Liked least: Creaky bunk beds
Traveling group: Young Children
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Jennys_Tr...
London
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Well equipped and beautifully decorated bungalow”
Reviewed October 6, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We had a fantastic long weekend at this bungalow in Mumbles with our baby daughter. Whilst it may look a little old fashioned from the outside, inside the bungalow has been beautifully decorated with a modern sofa, well equipped kitchen and bathroom. The owners have put lovely art work on the walls, which makes it feel like a home from home rather than just a bland rental property, and it was spotlessly clean. We felt really comfortable and relaxed here.

The little garden has lovely views over a hillside and is very private, with a lovely sunny two-person bistro table at the higher level, and a larger patio table further down. We had family visit us for one day, and could accommodate all of us to eat in the little conservatory.

The bay window in the bedroom would make a lovely spot to sit, but we actually moved the arm chair out into the lounge for the duration of our stay and put our baby's cot there instead - it fitted perfectly. It poured with rain during our stay, and you can hear the rain quite loudly in the bedroom as it lands on the bay window roof - I can imagine this might annoy some people, but we found it a relaxing sound, and it worked to lull our baby to sleep!!

As others have said, the bunk bed room is tiny which Is why I would rate this 4 star rather than 5. Also, we found we had to drive into mumbles, as the coastal path is very narrow from the bungalow, and not suitable for a pushchair.

Overall, this property is excellent value and has flexible short-term rental options. We would definitely come back and recommend to others.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
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