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The Ferns Guest House

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
We are a friendly 4* Victorian Guesthouse / Bed & Breakfast close to the centre of Betws-y-Coed, the Gateway to the Snowdonia National Park. We offer 7 comfortable and freshly decorated bedrooms all with: ●en-suite facilities ● digital flat-screen TV ●free WiFi ●generous hospitality tray ●complimentary toiletries ● inclusive breakfast We are perfectly situated for all the shops, restaurants, railway and major bus routes, including the Snowdon Sherpa service, and can offer our guests some private, off-road, parking. Get packed for Snowdonia's Mountains and Coast's activities and attractions: ● Hill walking & climbing ● Mountain Biking ● Canoeing ● Castles and antiquities ● Beaches, rivers, waterfalls and lakes ● Fishing ● Horse riding ● Golf ● Steam railways (including Snowdon Mountain, Ffestiniog etc) ● Mines and underground adventures ● The longest Zipwire in Europe
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-smoking rooms
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74Somewhat walkable
Grade: 74 out of 100
12Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
13Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Have just has a wonderful stay at the Ferns. The standard of B&B’s is high in Betws-y-Coed but the Ferns is up thee with the best and, being a regular visitor to I have stayed in a few. There is always a warm welcome from Sarah and Mark and being keen walkers themselves Sarah
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Response from Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello Nic. Wow! Thank you for this lovely review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you rate us so highly. There are indeed a lot of good B&Bs in Betws-y-Coed and we are pleased to be there amongst them. We look forward to seeing you again later in the Year. Until then, all the best, Sarah and Mark
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We spent a couple nights in Betws-y-Coed at the Ferns and had a great experience. Our room was at the top of the house and had a huge skylight with a great view of the town. The room and bathroom were updated and cozy. The hosts were extremely kind and friendly and the breakfast
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Response from Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House
Responded 31 Oct 2018
Hello Laura, Great to hear from you and thank you for taking the time to give us such a nice review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Betws-y-Coed and that our house was to your liking too! All the best to you and B and we hope that you can visit us again if you're ever over in Wales again. Sarah and Mark
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We are very regular visitors to Betws and have a firm favourite B&B where we've stayed for many years. Our stay at The Ferns was a last minute booking when we were unable to visit our usual B&B. Mark and Sarah were excellent hosts and run a lovely clean, well furnished and very
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Response from Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House
Responded 30 Sep 2018
Hello Steve, Thank you for this lovely review and thank you for choosing to stay with us when you could not stay at your usual B&B. We were pleased to have been able to host your stay and that perhaps we proved to be a worthy "first reserve" for your stays here in Betws-y-Coed. We hope that you have many more enjoyable visits to Betws....and if you can't get in to your favourite B&B....you know where we are! Best wishes Sarah and Mark
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All in all an excellent guest house; quiet location, parking right outside. Plenty of room in our bedroom with lots of storage space, comfy bed & pillows. Beautiful en-suite with walk in shower. Decorated very tastefully and absolutely spotlessly clean. Breakfast was delicious
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Response from Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House
Responded 30 Sep 2018
Hello Philippa, Thank you for taking the time to review us and for your kind words. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your short break in North Wales and that everything was OK with your stay at The Ferns. We hope that you do come back in the spring,when we can point you at some lovely walks. All the best Sarah and Mark
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Two great nights staying at the Ferns guest house at the end of July. Breakfast was wonderful, set us up for the day. Sarah was really helpful in planning our walk up and down Snowdon I.e buses and route up the mountain. Sarah went above and beyond, helping with everything we
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Response from Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House
Responded 20 Aug 2018
Hello GailandAnt, Thank you for thinking of us and taking time-out to give us this lovely write-up. We're pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our tips for your Snowdon hike helpful. We do hope that you can come back to Betws-y-Coed again someday where you can base yourself for another Snowdonia adventure....perhaps another mountain? Warm regards Sarah and Mark
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Hello Sybil, Thank you for your enquiry. We tried responding from a mobile phone, but just in case you did not receive our previous attempt - I'm sorry to inform you that we don't have any availability for the dates you are looking for, Sorry. Kind regards Mark The Ferns Guesthouse
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"We were in room 7 at the back of the house so was particularly quiet"
"We were in room 7 at the top and back of the property, which was lovely and quiet."
"All the rooms are lovely"
"Front room has lovely views"
"We so enjoyed the views from the upper floor."
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