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Nant Ffrancon, Bethesda, Bangor LL57 3LZ Wales See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely hostel; the staff friendly and it is in a great location. There are no meals but it has a large well-equipped kitchen and a dining room, which also includes a range of baord games and a pool table. I particulalry liked...More

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Thank AlanMW22
Reviewed 1 week ago

We cycled to YHA Idwal Cottage (Sustrans route along the valley floor highly recommended though you may have to get off as you approach the YHA!). I had a lovely stay here before as a family, and this repeat visit was just as enjoyable. The...More

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Thank gwatters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hostel in a beautiful and convenient location. We stayed in the hut, which has real charm and character. The condition of the hostel was great and the staff, especially Damien, were very friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend and hope to return.

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Thank richardbickers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing location! Such a find! Glorious short walk out the back of the hostel up to a lake. Slight drizzle when I was there, but absolutely stunning. Damien (YHA Staff) was super friendly and always happy to answer any questions and have a...More

1  Thank AlliciaRae
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really nice hostel really in the heart of the mountains. It is great for walking the Glyders and Carnedds which are both literally on your doorstep, We walked the Idwal Horseshoe from Tryfan to Y Garn mainly in the cloud but really...More

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About
Description
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 ...More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$32 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Bangor > Bethesda
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Room & Suite (4)
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Questions & Answers
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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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"Select dorm or private room based on your needs"
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"Don't know about the rooms, but the area for tents is lovely."
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"En-suite above the lounge may be quieter than above the dining area"
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"Room 5 is great if you are solo and want privacy"
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