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Stay below the impressive Glyder mountains with views of the Nant Ffrancon Valley at this former quarry manager’s cottage. Recently refurbished and great for families, you can be sure of a warm welcome at this environmentally-conscious hostel. All levels of walks can be found in the immediate area, and you won’t need to travel far for world-class mountain bike trails. It’s perfectly placed for strolls to see Rhaeadr Ogwen Waterfalls or Cwm Idwal nature reserve (with its dramatic lake) and Devil’s Kitchen.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Quaint
Great View
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Getting there
Anglesey Airport37 km
Chester Airport74 km
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All reviews self catering kitchen youth hostel great location the kitchen drying room pool table board games private room cosy lounge bunk beds great facilities large dining room phone reception remote location catering facilities hostel facilities well stocked bar
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

I booked late, found a suitable room, was greeted by friendly and helpful warden ~ what is not to like !A good hostel in an amazing location ~ very enjoyable despite the rain. Thankfully I did not have much clothing to dry but the facilities...More

Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

This is the best hostel in the area. We have stayed here several times and never had any problems. The place is clean, staff are friendly and the facilities are very good.Only downside is no wi-fi, but it's a pretty remote location so I don't...More

Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 November 2018

There's a very cosy and warm feel to this cottage. Even the chickens are trying to get in. Very good kitchen with actual ovens :-) A nice dining room and a snug lounge area. The drying is very hot - a good thing given how...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Richard A
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Always have a great stay here. My favourite YHA in the most amazing location for Tryfan, Glyders, etc... Saskia is always very friendly whenever we stay and this is a fantastic hostel. We will be back again soon!

Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
Date of stay: November 2018
Thank DamienellIs
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Hostel is in a great location and welcoming staff made it a memorable first family stay in a YHA. Special thanks to Damian for arranging signed postcards from Alan Hinkes for our children after we'd met him, which they are now showing everyone. Looking forward...More

Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Climber23397350977
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Paddy O
15 June 2015|
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Response from Rheolwr | Property representative |
Hi, we are a selfcatering YHA with a Bar, so we don`t provide meals or packed lunches. Kind regards Jeroen Paul Verbeek Manager YHA Idwal Cottage
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"Book camping and sleep in your van :-)"
richarda48
4 Nov 2018
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"With a choice of dormitory, family and private rooms, plus camping options, the choce is your to make!"
The_Earl_of_Fulham
14 Oct 2018
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"Select dorm or private room based on your needs"
Travelin-Light-PA
10 Aug 2018
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"Don't know about the rooms, but the area for tents is lovely."
lisainwisconsin
5 Aug 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$37 - US$125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomWalesNorth WalesBangorBethesda
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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