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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Dinas Mawddwy, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, Wales

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Very good - based on 9 reviews
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john3cart
Howden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“An amazing place - Shangrila!”
Reviewed 10 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Visited Pen Y Bont from Friday 30th September to Friday 7th October 2016. The perfect place in every way!
A well-equipped and very cosy cottage with wonderful views.
Everything you need to settle in is made available to you - tea, coffee, etc.
Beautiful location with the picturesque River, wildlife in abundance - especially pheasants! Great central location for many Snowdonia's attractions.
Fantastic eateries especially The Red Lion and Cross Foxes.
Also try the Tea Rooms in the local village - just lovely.
Hope to visit again.
Thank you.

Date of stay: October 2016
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Liked best: All of it
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Jon79_123
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful”
Reviewed 21 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Fantastic cottage!. Great views from the bedroom windows of the river and wildlife (kingfishers, pheasants, dippers, wagtails, leaping fish, herons and bats). Our son enjoyed paddling and raft building as well as bat watching in the evening. The cottage was just what we needed - perfectly placed for relaxing and a little bit of touring. The Brigands Inn is a must visit for Sunday lunch. Dolgellau was the nearest place for food shop and parkrun. Also handy for Snowdon and Blaenau Ffestiniog (slate mines and Bounce). We hope to visit again in the future.

Date of stay: August 2016
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
21 Aug 2016
Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your break at Pen Y Bont, we couldn't be happier that you had a great stay there! Watching all of that wildlife on the river from the comfort of the property sounds wonderful, and then getting out and playing in the water, positively idyllic! We will be sure to pass your compliments along to the owner and hope you return to enjoy the place again soon.
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restorerg...
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Little bit of peace and relaxation”
Reviewed 23 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Fantastic immaculate cottage, who cares about lack of TV signal? River at the moment is fascinating and loved the bridge further down. Loads of wildlife, too early in the year for salmon, but maybe one year we'll see some. The improvements which have been made, mainly the decking outside, are well done. Having breakfast and evening meals outside on the decking overlooking the river was a real treat. Fantastic views from inside anyway, so even if it's raining, the views are still as great. Central for touring mountains, sea and main towns which is a bonus, nothing is too distant for day trips.
If you are looking for a proper relaxing place to stay, this is it. Thank you for making our stay so enjoyable.

Date of stay: May 2016
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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing whatsoever not to like!!!!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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PL1990
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Wow!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed 16 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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What an absolute perfect week we had away at this beautiful cottage. Would certainly recommend for a small family. The view is incredible and I could sit staring out the windows forever !! Cannot fault it!!!!

Date of stay: August 2014
Travelling group: Friends
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JandSonTo...
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A beautiful cottage in an idyllic setting”
Reviewed 29 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

We had an absolutely perfect week long stay at this fantastic cottage in North Wales. It's location on a quiet lane right on the banks of the River Dovey just cannot be beaten if you are looking to get away from it all and immerse yourself in the beautiful Welsh countryside. The fully renovated cottage itself is very comfortable with a very well equipped kitchen and relaxing lounge. The beds were very comfortable and we slept very soundly. The views from the lounge, kitchen and bedrooms of the river and surrounding countryside are breathtaking. The wildlife living in the area is amazing with a huge variety of birds including Dippers, pheasants, Ospreys etc. We cannot wait to return to Pen Y Bont. Very highly recommended.

Date of stay: June 2014
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Liked best: Quality accommodation and idyllic setting.
Travelling group: Other
Your age range 35-49
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