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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stayed for 2 nights in this attractive and very comfortable guest house with our daughter and son in law. We all enjoyed the stay. The accommodation is well decorated. The food is very good and the owners Mark and Sarah extremely welcoming. Good location for exploring the area.

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Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Janice, Thank you for taking the trouble to write us a review. It was lovely to have you all stay with us for the wedding at Hafod Farm. We were relieved that the weather behaved itself for the "big day", We are also very pleased that you liked our guesthouse and what we have to offer. Thanks again Sarah... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Great little B&B, tastefully decorated, comfortable and clean. Hosts Mark and Sarah were excellent, attentive and more than happy to help with advice of what to see and do. I found them very welcoming which was much appreciated as a solo traveller. Just on the way in to Betws it was easy to find and nice and quiet for a... More 

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Thank hayesd497
Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello D, Thank you for kind review. It was lovely to catch up with you again and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Have a great rest of the summer and we hope toy see you again soon. All the best Sarah and Mark More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is an excellent B&B just outside the centre of Betws-y-Coed. The shops and restaurants around a 5 to 10 minute walk away. Sarah and Mark are excellent, very friendly and informative and helpful. Happily taking wet clothes and boots from us to dry for example and suggesting good walks for rainy days. Breakfasts are top quality with lots of... More 

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Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Dave, Thank you for taking the time to write this review of us and for your very kind words. We really enjoyed having you both stay with us and we're glad that we may have helped you with your walking holiday. We are also pleased that you liked your room. and our other facilities here at The Ferns. Your... More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I recently stayed at the Ferns Guesthouse prior climbing Snowdonia. Sarah and Mark were excellent hosts and the room was very clean and comfortable. Sarah prepared a packed lunch for my climb up Snowdonia at a small cost. The breakfast was very tasty, a great way to start the day. I highly recommend the Ferns Guesthouse to anyone wanting to... More 

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Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Greg, Thank you for your nice review. We're pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had a good time here in Betws-y-Coed and Snowdonia. We hope you can come and visit us again sometime. All the best Sarah and Mark More 

Lonon
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

We had a lovely time the Ferns on the late May bank Holiday. Sarah and Mark are great hosts. They have in depth knowledge of the area and lots of tips for fabulous walks. We had no need for the tourist information centre, as we got up to date weather updates and route details. The rooms are comfortable and cosy.... More 

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Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Gali_r It is lovely to hear from you. It was lovely to have the three of you to stay with us over the late May Bank Holiday. We are so pleased you had a good time here in Betws-y-Coed and found our tips and recommendations useful. We feel a bit bad that you feel that you didn't need the... More 

Tallebudgera, Australia
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We stayed here briefly in May 2016 whilst travelling around Great Britain, after a recommendation by a friend. It was definitely a delightful find in this part of North Wales. Warmly welcomed by Sarah and Mark....Sarah even treated us to a lovely cup of tea and some Welsh teacake after our long drive...we were shown to a cute little room... More 

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Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello PRJ2801, Thank you for your kind review. Thank you too for chosing to stay with us and for Dirk's recommendation as well!! We enjoyed having you both stay with us for your short stop in North Wales as part of your UK tour. We were glad you thought our village of Betws-y-Coed to be quaint and pretty.....we think so... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We stayed at the Fern's Guesthouse after completing the Three Peaks Challenge & I have to say it was a perfect end to a perfect trip! Sarah was lovely, the rooms were beautiful and in a stunning location with stunning views. you really couldn't want for more especially after such a gruelling challenge :-) Breakfast was amazing, plenty of choice... More 

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Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello stanley31, It was great to have been able to host your stay here in Betws-y-Coed after completing your 3-peaks challenge on Snowdon. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the breakfast we do. Thank you for taking the trouble to write us a review and congratulations again on completing your 3-peaks challenge! All the best Sarah and... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

My friend and I stayed at The Ferns for 3 nights over the end of May bank holiday, and we must say that all of the goods things said about this lovely guesthouse on TripAdvisor are well deserved, and true. We arrived around three hours before check-in so called Sarah to ask if we could leave our car at the... More 

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Thank Zacaaryus
Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Zacaaryus, Wow. What a lovely review! Thank you for your very kind words. We really enjoyed having you both to stay with us over the Bank Holiday. You are right in saying that we are well located in the village, close enough to the shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants, whilst being just a bit away from the centre so... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We recently spent 5 days at The Ferns and couldn't have enjoyed our stay any more. Not only was the guesthouse welcoming it had a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Sarah and Mark went out of their way to assist us with printed walks, advice and recommendations. They both made out stay thoroughly enjoyable. We will both revisit and cannot stress enough... More 

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Thank Hazellouise2016
Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Paul and Hazel, Thank you for choosing to stay with us for your Snowdonia holiday, it was lovely to meet you both and we are so pleased that you found The Ferns to be welciming and relaxed. You certainly made good us of your time in Snowdonia, bagging both Snowdon (the long way) and Zipworld velocity amongst other things.... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Everything was perfect from the beds to breakfast, showers, location, views, I could go on. Sarah so helpful with info on climbing, restaurants, transport. Lovely sitting room full of books and games so great at the end of the day for a gossip with others and gave that feeling of being at home.

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Thank marieJ5240EW
Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello MarieJ Thank you for taking the time to write us a nice review. It was lovely to have the three of you to stay with us the other weekend, and well done on successfully summiting Snowdon on quite a challenging day as we recall. We hope that you can come back and do some more climbing someday. Unitl then...... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a friendly 4* Victorian Guesthouse / Bed & Breakfast close to the centre of Betws-y-Coed, the Gateway to the Snowdonia National Park. We offer 7 comfortable and freshly decorated bedrooms all with: ●en-suite facilities ● digital flat-screen TV ●free WiFi ●generous hospitality tray ●complimentary toiletries ● inclusive breakfast We are perfectly situated for all the shops, restaurants, railway and major bus routes, including the Snowdon Sherpa service, and can offer our guests some private, off-road, parking. Get packed for Snowdonia's Mountains and Coast's activities and attractions: ● Hill walking & climbing ● Mountain Biking ● Canoeing ● Castles and antiquities ● Beaches, rivers, waterfalls and lakes ● Fishing ● Horse riding ● Golf ● Steam railways (including Snowdon Mountain, Ffestiniog etc) ● Mines and underground adventures ● The longest Zipwire in Europe ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ferns Guest House

Address: Holyhead Road | Snowdonia National Park, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0AN, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Betws-y-Coed
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ferns Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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The Ferns Guest House Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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“Ask for a large room, the small rooms are really small.”
 of 5 bubbles KristienL_12, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Fantastic hosts, lovely stay, lovely village.”
 of 5 bubbles antonycrippspt, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Late booking so happy to take that which was offered but no problem”
 of 5 bubbles JamesW17, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I am pleased to report the single room was a decent size and there is a small double available for let at single occupancy.”
 of 5 bubbles hayesd497, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front overlook the main road so rooms at the back may be quieter. Though the road is fairly quiet through the night.”
 of 5 bubbles 842DaveH, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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