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Elen's Castle Hotel and Restaurant

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for one night while exploring snowdonia with a group of four and I can honestly say it was worth every single penny. Nice views from the hotel and the group room was like a flat and was divided into three separate sections. Friendly staff and brilliant food service. Thanks guys

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

You are very welcome! Thank you so much for the lovely review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Lucked out with our choice of hotel for our 4 day visit to beautiful Snowdonia. This quaint family run hotel has plenty of character with its period charm, great views from the dining room and a cosy old pub style bar. Helen and Adam have obviously worked hard to bring the hotel up to modern standards whilst maintaining the beautiful...

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

Great to hear you had a lovely stay and thank you for the recommendation.

Liverpool
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay here in July 16. We arrived very late on the Friday which was no problem at all for the staff. We were shown too our 4 Poster room which was lovely. It was clean and comfortable. It has a nice bathroom. The bed was great and we had a brilliant sleep both nights. We stayed...

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Spent three nights here for my wife's birthday, staff very friendly and helpful gave us advise on where to go and see where to park etc, food also very good ate there every night, nice touch you order in the bar and they come and get you when its ready, room was fine, four poster bed and great view of...

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

Thanks for your review. It was lovely to meet you both. You are right about the garden furniture. It has been on our 'to do' list for a while. However, co-ordinating our free time with favourable weather has been limiting! The furniture has now been repainted and re-varnished over the last few weeks. The plant pots around the front door...

Reviewed 28 June 2016

Staff really friendly but over priced for what's on offer. More a pub with rooms than hotel Had stayed in three hotels across Wales during week, all same price but facilities far less good here Tired & a bit grubby Mould in bathroom Drank tea from cup in bedroom & tasted strongly of disinfectant Breakfast only served between 8am-9am so...

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Snarestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We have stayed here once before & would definitely stay again. Staff are very friendly, room was very nice, bed was very comfortable & had a very nice bath & shower. Breakfast was very good & the evening meal was very good also, the hotel is dog friendly and has parking opposite.

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

Great to see you again. Thanks for the review. Say 'hello' or rather 'woof woof' to Max!

Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Me and my dog had a very nice 3-night stay at Elen's Castle Hotel. The staff were very friendly and the room was clean and well appointed. The food was very good and I enjoyed eating in the restaurant each night. The hotel is mostly dog friendly, except you have to leave your dog in your car at breakfast time...

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

Thank you for your nice review. We are really pleased you (and Peter the dog) had a great stay.

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We visited for a weekend when we arrived there was a man that was very kind to us and talked us through the stay the first time we seen the landlady was when she served us the food and she didn't say hello or make conversation it was " steak ... ? Pie ..? Steak " . Due to the...

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

Oh dear! All we can say is that we are terribly sorry. We had no idea that your grandfather had fallen and we both hope that he is ok. Unfortunately, due to the historical nature of our building (it is an 18th century inn), we do not have a lift or a downstairs toilet. We do have an accessibility statement...

Long Eaton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Took a few nights stay at this Lovely Welsh Hotel over the last Bank holiday in May. From the moment we pulled up at the door of this old coach house hotel we were made very welcome by Adam and Helen, the hotel is located in the most perfect setting of countryside with hills and rivers to. The room was...

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

Thank you for this lovely review. This is what makes our job a pleasure, meeting lovely people and getting it right! We look forward to seeing you again.

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the bunk house attached to the hotel over the bank holiday weekend for a hiking break. It was basic but for the price, very reasonable with bunk beds and a shower room. The hotel owner was very friendly, greeting us on arrival despite it being late in the evening and even opening the kitchen late when we...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Room Service
  • 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: RM485 - RM705 (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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“Family suite is excellent and good value.”
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“pay for the four poster bed its worth it”
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“Great views”
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“all rooms look very elegant.”
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“The rooms on the front have a great view over the valley”
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