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Review of Borth-Wen

Borth-wen Holiday Cottage
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Very good
27 reviews
Borth-wen Holiday Cottage
View from the House
Lounge Area
Fully equipped Kitchen
One of the double bed rooms
Twin Bedroom
Family Bathroom
Family Bathroom
Path to Barmouth Bridge
Barmouth Bridge and Estuary
Sunset on Barmouth Promenade
Dramatic Barmouth
Barmouth Beach
View of Porkington Terrace
View over Barmouth Bridge
Barmouth harbour
Barmouth bridge & Snowy Cader Idris
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Barmouth, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

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Very good - based on 27 reviews
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sjmitchel...
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Mr”
Reviewed April 11, 2018 for a stay in April 2018

Really sad that we are only staying for a week.
Excellent facilities which on arrival was found to be clean and presentable.
The main selling point in my mind is the fantastic view over the Estuary towards the Harbour.
Everyone is already saying that they would love to return next year.

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Management Response
Apr 15, 2018
Hello Mr Mitchell

Thank you very much for your review. I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay at Borthwen. Kind regards, Jago Rushton
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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
“A real treat !”
Reviewed March 18, 2018 for a stay in February 2018

Everything about Borth wen was fantastic. Originally booked for 2 weeks and extended to another 3 . The owner very friendly I couldn't wish for a better place.

Great views and great location didn't want to go home.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Mar 24, 2018
Thank you so much for your review. It really means a lot. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards, Jago Rushton
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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
“The best place I ve ever stayed!”
Reviewed December 25, 2017 for a stay in November 2017

The fact that I have stayed here 4 times in 12 months says it all. The house is homely, very well equipped and has an outstanding view. The fact that it has ample parking and is dog friendly is the icing on the cake. It is also perfectly situated to enjoy all the amenities of Barmouth and the surrounding area.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jan 4, 2018
Thank you for your kind review and for staying at Borthwen.
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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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PeteHende...
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Very good could have been excellent”
Reviewed July 23, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

A well located roomy house with a good location just a short walk into Barmouth with access across the road to a lovely hardly used beach , I would have rated it excellent it was only let down by lack of attention to outside of the property all the windows other than the balcony windows were very dirty and as they are on the 1st floor you can only clean the bits you can reach , also water poured from the gutter outside the 1st bedroom window when it rained , this was mentioned in visitor book the year before ,did report broken catch on bathroom window which was stuck open ,Heath ,all though being a very nice man ,turned up on last day to service the boiler admitted he had forgotten it

Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 24, 2017
Hello, Thank you for your review of Borthwen. We are committed to maintaining high standards of cleaning and hygiene with regards to the cottage and apologise that the windows where dirty. They are regularly cleaned and had been due to be cleaned before your arrival. Unfortunately, the company that usually does this has been on holiday. It sholuld be done this week. The guttering has been repaired before but the problem has returned, it will now be replaced. A new window catch has been ordered. I'm not sure what you mean by "Heath being a very nice man, turned up on the last day to service boiler admitted he had forgotten it. The boiler was due a service and we had tried to contact you to ask permission to carry this out. Hopefully this didn't inconvenience you too much. Kind regards, Jago Rushton
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Malcolm M
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Lovely house in great location”
Reviewed November 21, 2016 for a stay in November 2016
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person found this review helpful

Borthwen is spacious,comfortable holiday accomodation in Barmouth. There are great views over the estuary from the lounge,plenty of seating and the recently replaced beds were very comfortable. Being November it was good to have efficient heating and be nice and snug after our long walks,as it was occasionally wet it was also very useful to have the downstairs utility room to dry our coats and the dog. There was plenty of hot water for a soak in the bath and also a very powerful shower. The location is superb,an easy walk to the town and beach and a park across the road to take the dog for his late night outing. There are good dog friendly eating places in the town. The off road parking is a big plus. We will certainly return to this property.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jpa012013
Northampton
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great location, poor beds!”
Reviewed October 1, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Barmouth is a lovely place with nice shops and plenty of places to eat and this house is in a great location only a short walk away from the town and has a lovely view from the lounge over the estuary. The house is very well equipped but it was spoiled by the uncomfortable beds and bed linen. The springs in the mattress kept pinging every time we turned over and although the bed linen was clean, it had been dried in the garage which gave it a horrible musty smell. It is for this reason, we would not return.

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Liked best: The location and view over the estuary.
Liked least: Uncomfortable beds.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
Nov 7, 2016
Hello,

Thank you for your review.

I'm very sorry that your experience of staying at Borthwen was spoiled by the beds and the linen.

We appreciate all constructive feedback regarding Borthwen as it helps us to ensure our guests have a comfortable stay and an enjoyable experience when visiting Borthwen.

We have now installed brand new beds and mattresses into all the bedrooms and we taken steps to ensure our linen is always dried sufficiently.

I'm very sorry you feel you wouldn't be able to return.

Thanks again for highlighting these issues to us.

Kind regards,

Jago Rushton
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