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Elen's Castle Hotel and Restaurant

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I (6 in total) stayed at the hotel in April for 3 nights. The hotel is in a great location for exploring the lovely North Wales countryside and other local activities. The rooms were lovely, homely and warm. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast, included in the price, was plentiful, very tasty and set...

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Headington, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Last minute decision to go to North Wales and got a late booking here. Always v good - have stayed here before - dog friendly which is v important. Very friendly and welcoming Will be back Excellent and comfortable rooms and good food Beautiful scenery and well placed for all parts of North Wales

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great week in North Wales a couple of weeks ago. I stayed at Elen's Castle Hotel again. I have stayed there many times & always enjoy my stay as I'm so well looked after there. Already looking forward to a return visit in July

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've just spent a Mayday weekend with Adam and Helen at Elen's Castle Hotel in Dolwyddelan in Snowdonia and enjoyed every minute. Our room was number 6 with a double bed and overlooking the garden, ample space and a modest but serviceable walk-in shower room. Tea and coffee making facilities were provided. The hotel was busy with it being the...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to stay!! Warm friendly welcome with excellent service from the owners and staff. Lovely room and excellent food, great location, ticked all the boxes!!!! Dog friendly too. Will definitely stay again when re-visiting the area. Thanks again !!! Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Comfortable, friendly hotel. Well appointed, and well located for pleasant walks. Great food, both freshly cooked breakfast and dinner. Castle within walking distance. Zip world is a 8 minute drive away. Great family suite, really good value. Adequate internet.

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1Thank Barry L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Not made to feel welcome from the booking through to the end of the meal. The woman who took the booking (Elen?) leant against a doorframe with a surly face and didn't offer any pleasantries whatsoever. When I asked about the menu she said to look online and that the kid's menu is "fishfingers and that kind of stuff". Charming....

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1Thank LONDONUK413
WelcomingHosts, Owner at Elen's Castle Hotel and Restaurant, responded to this review

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your experience. All our customers are equally treated with courtesy and professionalism. We are dumbfounded at the suggestion that a customer here in the property would be directed to look at the online menu. We have taken a look at your other reviews and are comforted that we are not the only...

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Had dinner here tonight. Wonderful home cooked meal. Lovely bar area for a pre meal drink with a wood burning stove. Helen the landlady most welcoming. Dining in the evening only, but caters for groups on request during the day. You won't be disappointed .

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Thank Sion A
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Stayed here a few times over the years. Mainly because its dog friendly and when i come to North Wales its usually last minute and not much thought goes into choosing a hotel. Its very very tired and shabby - food is OK but not great - maybe 5/10. Breakfasts OK but can vary. Main reason I won't be coming...

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WelcomingHosts, Owner at Elen's Castle Hotel and Restaurant, responded to this review

Firstly, we would like to point out that we had a complete refurbishment last year and so the comment about 'tired and shabby' is a total mystery and stinks of 'miserable person with axe to grind'! Secondly, the breakfasts here are praised by almost everyone - see the other reviews. Thirdly, we support our staff entirely and think that they...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I had a fab holiday at Elen's castle Hotel, Dolwyddelan last week. This is a very homely and welcoming Hotel. In a Beautiful location in the Snowdonia National Park. I visit this great Hotel 2 or 3 times a year. The big advantage is it's a Dog Friendly Hotel.

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WelcomingHosts, Owner at Elen's Castle Hotel and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Roger. Always lovely to see you and Ginny.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A lovely historical inn with all modern comforts. Beautiful location in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park. Friendly and comfortable with excellent breakfasts and dinner. Family friendly with ideal family suites. Cosy bar with log-burning stove. Great Welsh castle just a short walk away. Stunning views. Free parking and high-speed broadband internet connection. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elen's Castle Hotel and Restaurant

Address: Dolwyddelan, Dolwyddelan, Snowdonia National Park LL25 0EJ, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Dolwyddelan
Price Range: RM496 - RM614 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Elen's Castle Hotel and Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“We have room 1 which is perfectly good and have also stayed in the four poster room”
MeganT55, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Best rooms on front of Hotel & a couple of rooms look over the garden on the side of the Hotel”
RogerB782, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Family suite is excellent and good value.”
barryl2015, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“pay for the four poster bed its worth it”
769roystonc, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Great views”
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