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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Nailsea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

On the first night of our stay (21/10/16) the fire alarm was activated at about 23:00 and continued well into the early hours of the morning for at least 90 minutes. We were forced to congregate outside in the freezing cold while guests attempted to silence it as there were no staff available at that hour. My friend and I...

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 16 October 2016

What a beautiful location! A magical place located at the foot of Mt. Snowdon. A lake across the roadway from the Hostel, forests and mountains everywhere you looked, and a historical main house with local artifacts only aided in enchanting me. Restful and quiet, there is no internet or cell service here. Hiking trails are everywhere, and a bus service...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We arrived at 6.30pm and told we couldn't have dinner as it advertises a restaurant and there's nothing else for miles we were left hungry The bar is just a fridge behind reception And no wifi A really disappointing stay

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is the second time I've stayed here. Before I stayed in the building called the coach house which is next to the car park about a minute walk away from the main building. I had a much better experience this time as I find the main building is a lot cleaner with better, more comfier beds.. And warmer. The...

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Nailsworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Large group of Eastern Europeans drinking in rooms above ours until 5am. At 7 am their wives got up to make even more noise clearing up. Same group let off explosive devices/ flares in the woods at night. YHA staff seemed unconcerned/ unable to manage them. If this Youth Hostel is allowing large groups like this, then please beware when...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at this hostel. It is relatively small so has a more homely and less institutional feel than the larger hostels. The facilities were all clean and comfortable. I catered for myself and found the kitchen to be clean and well equipped. It is very well situated for walks in the area including, of course, walks...

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Barnstaple
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Sitting in the dining room looking at a stunning view of lake and hills was a real treat. The food was good (we had breakfasts and suppers). The staff were happy, friendly and helpful. I recommend this hostel unreservedly.

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Instayed for one night on a Saturday in a twin room. This is a clean hostel in a stunning location which I would recommend. It represents great value with friendly staff. It is however a bit run down in terms of decor and it would be useful if the hostel was somehow able to provide an Internet facility. The self...

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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: £28 - £52 (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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Yha Bryn Gwynant Hotel Caernarfon
YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant Caernarfon, Wales
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“Grab a room on the top floor of the Coach House for a nice view”
  • View looking back at Llyn Gwynant
 of 5 bubbles 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!”
 of 5 bubbles Katiehopkins27, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The annex is queiter and has a kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles TopFrog, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 10 has views of the lake”
 of 5 bubbles rachelburgess75, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
“don't know about the main house but can't recommend the manky coach house”
 of 5 bubbles alices786, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
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