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YHA Idwal Cottage

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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“youth hostel”(6 reviews)
“self catering”(7 reviews)
“the kitchen”(17 reviews)
Free Parking
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Paid Wifi
Breakfast included
4.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsyouth hostelself cateringthe kitchenboard gamesstayed herelocal walkspool tablegreat facilitiesprivate roombathrooms were cleanample parkingdrying roomexcellent locationtwo nightssurrounding mountainsgroup of friendsgreat stay
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

We were traveling through Wales and looking for an economical place for a night.Our family of 4 stayed in the private room. We made good use of the spacious well equipped kitchen. Unfortunately, it was raining too much for us to go hiking- as we...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We planned a 2 day walk with this our stop off in the middle. We arranged to drop our food off after 5pm (when they reopen for the evening) on the night we travelled down. The lady on reception was really friendly and arranged for...More

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 16 November 2017

total wow, beautfil location, freindly helpful YHA staff, really great facilities made the Idwal cottage the perfect base for our walking and climbing trip. so much so I have used this YHA twice this year :)

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I travelled alone to this hostel and all I can say it was a beacon of sunshine even in the misty rain. The location is beautiful, with easy access to different walking paths and scrambling around the area. The facilities are clean, well kept, and...More

2  Thank Nayeli U
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

When a group​ of friends​ wanted a base to do their first serious mountain walk from, there was only one choice, Idwal Cottage. I've stayed here at least 5 times in the last couple of years and it encapsulates the best of YHA. It is...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Parking
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Free Parking
Price range
US$35 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Price range
US$35 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (3)
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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
Room Tips
"Room 5 is great if you are solo and want privacy"
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"Camping in the grounds is great value."
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"I had no signal except for down by the lake, no wifi"
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"Don't get the family hut in case I want it ."
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