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“Just the best in Relaxation”

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Sychnant Pass Country House
Ranked #4 of 21 Conwy B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Richmond, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Just the best in Relaxation”
Reviewed 18 August 2012

We stayed six nights here, but it seemed much longer! It was such a lovely atmosphere, so relaxing, with the pool, gym and hot tub if you wanted them, that the relaxation achieved was like a much longer holiday. And the food....! Just delightful, I think I can truthfully say that I not eaten better meals anywhere. Not huge plates groaning, but beautifully presented balanced dishes that left us feeling fully satisfied and looking forward to the next evening's treat. Hugh, Janet and the staff were all so helpful and friendly without being in the least bit overbearing. They have got the balance just right, which makes for a perfect break away. We'll be back.

Room Tip: A room with your own private hot-tub might be fun!
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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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HNRP, Owner at Sychnant Pass Country House, responded to this review, 26 August 2012
Glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your next visit.
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Halam
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Reviewed 31 July 2012

We were only here for one night but it was enough to know we will definitely be back many more times! The room was exceptionally clean and tidy, the facilities were top notch. This is the first time I have stayed in a hotel where the room (Room 12) had a hot tub and now I wouldn't have it any other way! I can highly recommend this hotel if you want to get away from civilisation but still want a short(ish) drive in to a beautiful town such as Conwy.

Room Tip: Room 12 is very private and very comfortable, It has beautiful views of the heather on the hills.
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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HNRP, Owner at Sychnant Pass Country House, responded to this review, 3 August 2012
Rm 12 is a popular room and we're glad you enjoyed your brief stay with us. Hope to see you again in the not too distant future.
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Castle Donington, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 July 2012

This time yesterday we were sitting in your hot tub looking out over the hills! Just wanted to say thankyou for a wonderful two day stay at Sychnant pass country hotel, what a lovely place, we were made to feel very welcome by Hugh and the rest of the staff, excellent food and facilities at hotel. Hope to come back soon.

Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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HNRP, Owner at Sychnant Pass Country House, responded to this review, 3 August 2012
Glad you enjoyed your time here. The views from the hot tub are great at this time of year with the heather and gorse on the hills. They're stunning. Look forward to seeing you again.
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Anglesey
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Reviewed 11 July 2012

Stayed one night on the 10th of July, cannot recommend this hotel enough. Relaxing friendly excellent food,Huw the owner couldnt do enough for you. Views are lovely,Sitting in the hot tub in the drizzle just total relaxation.Lovely walks nearby as long or as short as you want. Conwy just minutes away .Visited the new Welsh food centre near Bodnant good local produce and not that expensive. Will definitley visit this hotel again best Ive stayed at yet.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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HNRP, General Manager at Sychnant Pass Country House, responded to this review, 3 August 2012
Thank you for your comments, glad you enjoyed your stay. And we agree totally about the new Welsh food centre near Bodnant - it's a great place to visit for locally sourced produce. Look forward to seeing you again.
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2012

We came away for two nights to Sychnant Pass, and hope to visit again soon. The room was lovely (no. 10), peaceful and felt very private, and even has a mini-kitchen. After a busy few weeks it was just the right place to rest, swim, enjoy lovely local walking and the grounds of the hotel. Not to mention the food...great choices on the menu and obviously a lot of care went into planning it. Even down to little things like the yoghurts at breakfast - sounds crazy, but they are amazing! Diane merits a special mention, she went out of her way to make sure we were looked after. Great room, exceptional service and lovely food, a perfect mini-break.

Room Tip: I would ask for room ten, good size, nice bathroom with jacuzzi and mini-kitchen.
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
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, Owner at Sychnant Pass Country House, responded to this review, 28 June 2012
So glad you enjoyed your stay. Sorry I was't able to be around for your second night, but glad that Diane looked after you so well. I knew she would. Hope to see you again soon!
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 June 2012

We have been a couple of times now and we always look forward to our returns. We have stayed in room 3 each time and its great. Cant fault the place. The Owner Hugh is a gem. He tries his best and Its working. I know he has plans for the place and is slowly getting through them. The room is always spotless and you do get the feel of being away from it all. But its only a short trip into town and that has its quaintness. But here at sychants pass we have always felt a home from home. He said next time book direct with him (Hugh) and we plan too. Just had a busy few months .... so expect the call.
The hot tub is great and the whirlpool bath. The room is large and has a couple of odd floorboards under the carpet that we think are sweet. The swimming pool and spa are clean and how often do you get to sit in a large hot tub looking at fields. Every time we have gone you do feel like the only guest. But then at breakfast your surprised to see many. Oh breakfast. Nice. Very nice. Any problems er to nit pick.... which I really feel I am. The decking outside in room 3 needs cleaning (which I know is hard) or some kinda surface to stop you slipping.
Me and my partner have not told Friends/ family the details to this place because we want it to ourselves. I think that says it all. It is rare to come across a hidden gem and this is one that I for one want kept secret. Well done to all the staff at Synchants Pass. Well done to you the reader for finding it.
I really cant see how you can be disappointed. Hugh is a man that wants to help and make it a special place. It is.

Room Tip: The extra money for a hot tub is worth it if you want to unwind.
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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, Owner at Sychnant Pass Country House, responded to this review, 24 June 2012
Thank you very much for your posting. I totally agree with your "nit picking" - so much so that back in April, we had the decking thoroughly cleaned and treated with a non-slip solution and it's now looking ten times better - and is much safer too

Er, I have also dealt with the odd floorboards under the carpet - so I hope that doesn't disappoint you when you next visit. Yes, we do have plans for this place - and as you've noticed we are slowly, slowly making improvements. Looking forward to seeing you back here soon.
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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 May 2012

We stayed at this hotel to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It was a fabulous spot set in beautiful surroundings but with easy access to Conwy and other towns off the A55. We were welcomed and shown to our room (the bridal suite R11) by Diane the general manager who was very friendly and helpful. The room was large and had everything we needed albeit it was very tired and needed a good clean. The shower and bath area had excessive mildew which is simple to remedie and let the place down. The marked soft towels were luxury in size and make but had been over dried some how and were quite sharp to the touch. Dinner was varied and of a good quality with peronal service again by Diane. The table cloth however was extremely creased and made for a second class presentation. We would return as in close proximity to home but feel the place could be stunning with some TLC. The bed was huge and gave potential for a good nights sleep but was disturbed by the constant hum of what we believed was the filtration from the swimming pool. The owner said it would have been a neighbouring spa bath but we weren't so sure. Mind you did not disturb my husband one jot.

Room Tip: Room 11 suite is large with excellent views of the surrounding countryside but a lttle noisy from sp...
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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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HNRP, Owner at Sychnant Pass Country House, responded to this review, 3 June 2012
Thank you very much for your review, although we are all disappointed that you didn't bring any of these matters to our attention whilst you were here. It's very difficult to know the specifics of your complaints once you've left - especially relating to the state of your room. Our housekeepers work very hard and are extremely upset to think that you found the room "needing a good clean".

We will investigate your comments concerning mildew in the bathroom - this is the first time that anyone has mentioned it and our housekeepers haven't noticed any evidence of it.

We have recently changed our laundry and we are glad that you like the size & quality of the towels. We are certainly very pleased with the service they provide though we are slightly puzzled about your comment about them being "over-dried".

Yes, the tablecloths do crease very easily - and yes, they are steam ironed after every wash. Unfortunately, it seems to have little bearing on the way they look and we will probably look for more easily maintained ones when they are replaced. It's certainly not for want of trying.

All the machinery relating to the swimming pool is switched off around 9pm at night so wouldn't disturb you; it's difficult to know what the hum might be - it could be one of our rooms with a private hot tub. This goes off at midnight.

There's a lot of work we want to do here and we are slowly getting through it. Returning customers have already noticed the improvements we have made. Sadly, Rome wasn't built in a day.
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Additional Information about Sychnant Pass Country House

Property: Sychnant Pass Country House
Address: Sychnant Pass House Sychnant Pass Road, Conwy LL32 8BJ, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Conwy County > Conwy
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 21 B&Bs / Inns in Conwy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Sychnant Pass Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our elegant Edwardian country house is set in 3 acres of grounds with leisure facilities which includes swimming pool, sauna, gym and outdoor hot tub. We have charging points for electric cars and ample off-street parking. Situated in the Snowdonia National Park, we are in the heart of the countryside and yet only 1.5 Miles from the historic town of Conwy and less than 15 minutes' drive from the seaside resort of Llandudno (voted top UK seaside resort on Trip Advisor). We are easily accessible and well placed for both business and leisure stays. Our candlelit restaurant is highly recommended and is open 7 nights as week to residents and non-residents alike. Our seasonal menu offers a choice of starters, main courses and desserts and the food is freshly cooked to order, using local ingredients wherever possible. We can offer a great wine list to complement your food. Our location is convenient for Conwy, Llandudno, Bodnant Gardens, Mount Snowdon, Anglesey and we are a very useful stopping off point for those travelling to the Holyhead ferry terminal. Outdoor pursuits of walking, golf, mountain biking are all on our doorstep and just a short drive away, you will find the longest zip-wire in Europe and the only indoor surf resort at Surf Snowdonia - as well as plenty of other outdoor activities to enjoy. Alternatively, you can just curl up with a good book in our comfortable lounge! A warm welcome awaits you! ... more   less 
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