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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Oh just move into one of the self catering cottages or get looked after in a B&B room by Lindsay and Ray who are perfect hosts . The location of this beautiful old home is perfect for exploring Snowdonia. The rooms here are immaculate and you feel like part of the family. Make yourself at home. We got recommendations from...

Thank Donna V
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Mikey7985 is off his trolley!!!! We've just got back after staying for four nights. Lovely room. Beautiful garden with Mother Nature's best water feature. Lovely breakfast. Very helpful hosts. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend the Abercelyn Country House. Nothing was too much trouble. Would definitely stay again.

Thank BootsMidlands
Reviewed 6 July 2016

If you are looking for a friendly, warming and welcoming home this is for you. The owners are absolutely delightful and do everything possible to make you feel welcome. The home cooked breakfast is exceptional with a nice selection. Waking up everyday to the smell of fresh bread was lovely. The local knowledge given by Ray was excellent and really...

Thank Kelly N
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Shocking.....just shocking!! How these people still have a business is beyond me. Very very rude and discourteous indeed. I would advise avoiding as it's probably not what you're going to expect at all!!!! Play safe and go with what you know 👍

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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Fantastic stay, Lindsay and Ray were great hosts, nothing was too much trouble. Lots of home cooked and produced food for breakfast. Not to mention the home made shortbread for our cups of tea in the room. A delightful cottage set amongst fabulous gardens. Room was spacious and spotless with views of the lake and the tremendous gardens. A great...

Thank michelle s
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This is our second visit to Wsles with friends. After lots of reviewing of TripAdvisor we booked the guest house. We are so happy we did. We had a lovely warm welcome. Tea and home made brownies and shortbread. A fire lit in the drawing room for us. The freshly cooked breakfast were so delicious. There was so much choice...

Thank Gina M
Bourton-on-the-Hill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Where to start! Stunningly beautiful area for walking visiting reading and generally unwinding. This gem of a B and B is run by a delightful couple Ray and Lindsay who can't do enough for you in either kindness or culinary skills. I managed to pick an item from each of their advertised breakfasts and therefore ended it up with Fresh...

Thank Liztintin
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

A beautiful house with beautiful gardens and surroundings. The owners were lovely and went out of their way to make sure our stay was very comfortable. We stayed in a spotless, comfortable room with everything that we required. The choice of home cooked breakfasts were amazing, as was the cooking! Thank you so much for making our stay so pleasurable.

1Thank Rachael L
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Breakfasts. Not a normal way to start a B&B review, but I can't think of a better place to start when reviewing Abercelyn Country House. What a great breakfast. The Grove in Narberth is close (and that's a very expensive 5 star hotel), but this wins. Proper bacon, not the stuff you find at supermarkets, even their so called 'premium'...

1Thank Baggy78
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Wow what can I say it was amazing, such a beautiful cottage absolutely everything you could possibly need is in there. Very warm inside considering it was freezing out side. Didn't want to leave so comfy and feels homely just loved it. Owners am very polite and just leave you to it. Perfect place for a break....... Thank you very...

1Thank AJBoswell

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Abercelyn Country House is an 18th-century, Grade II-listed, former rectory set in award-winning, landscaped, mature gardens overlooking Lake Bala in the Snowdonia National Park. Bed & Breakfast accommodation is provided with many awards including 5-Star GoldAward (VisitWales). The bright, spacious bedrooms are furnished with individual period pieces and all have en-suite luxury bathrooms (all have power-showers, two have whirlpool baths). There is a relaxing drawing room with library and log fire for guest's use. Excellent home-cooking (inc. special diets) with local produce and choice of breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abercelyn Country House

Address: Llanycil | Bala, Llanycil, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7YF, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Bala > Llanycil
Price Range: £66 - £90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Abercelyn Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All rooms are lovely with plenty of space!”
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“all the rooms are good”
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“Great location, outdoor activities”
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