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YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great stay here, perfectly positioned for the Watkins path up to the summit of Snowdon. The staff were great, the views were stunning! Extremely reasonable price wise, no wifi but for me that was a bonus, they do have a pay phone should you need one. Highly recommend.

Thank Simon R
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

A great family friendly Youth Hostel in the heart of Snowdonia overlooking the Llyn Gwynant. We stayed in the Coach House which I recommend if you have children otherwise head for the main house. We had a lovely view over the lake from our room which was fantatstic to wake upto in a morning. Great for exploring Snowdon but out...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting is stunning and perfectly placed for Snowdon. The staff were great and the food was fine. The communal lounges and the kitchen were really good and well equipped. We chose a two person room which was small, fairly basic but absolutely fine. The only downside was a very bright green emergency light in the bedroom which stayed on...

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Thank stephenrz
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The service was very good and the staff was friendly. The kitchen is ok, but there are some things missing (for example a big knife). The room was very small, with a bunk bed and very cold and draughty... The real problem was that the rooms wall was directly next to the toilets and showers which was very noisy.

Thank Sarah B
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Having travelled up to North Wales for the 6th Trail run at Portmeirion I needed somewhere to stay. I had stayed at Bryn Gwynant a couple of years ago and had a great stay and this recent stay did not disappoint. The staff were great nothing was too much trouble, I had both an evening meal and breakfast both were...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Booked this as it's very convenient near the start of the Watkins path. In fairness, the location and surrounding scenery is stunning, as is the outside of the main building. And the staff were lovely. However!! I've stayed at hostels around the world and, by some margin, this is the filthiest, most over priced and soul less hostel I've seen....

2Thank Jamie J
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My first impression was what a wonderful old victorian house this was and in the morning we were treated to some wonderful views across the lake to the hills. The staff were very helpful and welcoming, however they were surprisingly lacking in knowledge of ground conditions on the hills. My daughter had a great conversation with one of the staff...

1Thank ar2000d
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Group of 18 teenagers plus adults arrived late but welcomed by friendly staff. Fortunately no one else in main building so noise and late bed time did not infringe on anyone else. Great for our requirements.

Thank Nigel-AM
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The hostel is set in an amazing location, easy to walk snowdon. Friendly staff. Excellent kitchen, dining room to eat and the room was comfortable. No WIFI or games room so worth bringing your own entertainment.

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Nailsea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Three of used this as a base to get our bikes up Mount Snowdon. Other hostels are nearer but were full. We stayed in a 5 person en-suite room. Some areas had been refurbished or repainted and some needed doing. Small kitchen for the number of people who could stay there. Great views, lovely building, welcoming and friendly staff.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience Snowdonia at its most serene in this early Victorian mansion in the heart of the National Park. Set in 40 acres of wooded grounds with stunning views over Llyn Gwynant and Snowdon, this is the perfect escape from the rat race for families and individuals alike. Walkers will be at home here, with plenty of low and high level routes all around. Don’t miss the classic Watkin path up Snowdon, which begins less than a mile from the hostel and leads you into incredible mountain scenery - just don’t forget your camera. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant

Address: Nantgwynant, Caernarfon LL55 4NP, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Caernarfon
Price Range: RM115 - RM380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Avoid the emergency lights as the green LEDs are really bright in the dark”
ar2000d, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Grab a room on the top floor of the Coach House for a nice view”
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GrooveExplorer, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The best views of snowdonia and the lake. Ask to stay in main building, not the coach house. Friendly staff. Definitely have breakfast!”
Katiehopkins27, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The annex is queiter and has a kitchen”
TopFrog, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 10 has views of the lake”
rachelburgess75, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
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