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Cottage -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, Wales

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banksdor
Wimborne, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“5 star plus”
Reviewed 5 July 2018 for a stay in June 2018

Brian and Rob could not have been more welcoming, friendly and helpful and our dog loved their dog! The cottage is perfect, spacious, very well equipped - beyond normal expectations- and beautifully refurbished. The garden is well laid out with table and chairs and has lovely views. The cottage reflected genuine care, attention and enthusiasm which adds to the enjoyment of staying there. Kitchens and bathrooms excellent. An easy drive to Conwy and the estuary and good evening walks alongside the house. We definitely hope to return.

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Management Response
8 Jul 2018
Thank you for your time and effort in writing such a great review
So glad you enjoyed abbey End
really nice guests
Hope to see you return here in the future
Take care
Regards
Rob / bri
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2018 for a stay in June 2018

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Management Response
8 Jul 2018
Firstly thanks for the 5 star review and all the positive points made
We normally only have parking for 3 cars and you arrived with four Also 8/9 guests max and then 10 arrived and we accepted you all plus 4 cars and really we are not insured for such large groups
But you were such a nice family and enjoyed having you all here
So glad you enjoyed your stay here
And all points always taken on board
Thank you for the five stars we appreciate it
Regards to all
Rob / bri
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NCB30
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A fabulous Stay”
Reviewed 7 June 2018 for a stay in May 2018

I cannot say enough good things about Abby End and the owners. The pictures do not do it justice. We stayed here for a week with different friends visiting. Rob and Brian could not have been more welcoming and friendly throughout the stay. (Freddy the dog is also adorable!!!) A beautiful, large, well equipped home with a idyllic garden and stream. Would definitely recommend this place and will definitely stay again if in the area.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
18 Jun 2018
Thank you so much !!!!
Another awesome review yet again we so appreciate these every time .
We will keep updating abbey End each year as we now have so many returning guests
Such a nice family was great meeting you all here
Take care
Regards
Rob / bri / Freddie!
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Bolton
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A beautiful cottage”
Reviewed 28 April 2018 for a stay in April 2018

Abbey End is a lovely cottage, we were sorry to leave after spending a week there. The cottage and garden are lovely, and to sit in the sun beside the stream in the garden is very restful.Rob and Brian the owners, with the help of Freddy the dog, go out of their way to make you welcome.Llanrwst is a couple of miles away, with lovely riverside walks, shops and plenty of places to eat.Nextdoor to the cottage is Maenan Abbey Hotel, with good food and friendly staff.We will be returning and hope for better weather next time.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
29 Apr 2018
Hi there
OMG thank you so much for a brilliant review on our cottage
So grateful and so pleased to see you return Back here again
Our plan is to keep investing in abbey as much as possible
Reviews like this can do encourage us
Thank you again
Take care
Rob and Brian
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EVerghese
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Agree with the top reviews! ”
Reviewed 5 March 2018 for a stay in March 2018
1
person found this review helpful

We had a great two nights stay here. We live relatively locally but decided we’d have a few nights away. We’re a family of five including two small children.
Brian and Rob were great hosts - very responsive, dealing with queries promptly and meeting us at the property on arrival to show us around.
The cottage is located a few miles away from Llanwrst. There are a few eating places and supermarkets there, otherwise a couple of decent hotels closer by which serve decent meals. Betwys-y-coed isn’t too far away either.
I have to say that the inside of the property is much nicer than the photos (you need to update them!). It’s a beautiful cottage with two bedrooms and bathroom on each floor, such that you don’t feel on top of each other. The living room is stunning and very spacious. The whole house is very tastefully decorated. We loved the wood burner, which gives the house such a cosy feel on very cold winter days/nights. We also enjoyed the games and books there, and there are also a selection of dvds on offer.
My only two minor niggles:
1. The downstairs shower is beautiful and large but the shower itself was a bit disappointing in terms of power and it was very difficult to control the temperature.
2. Given the service and property is very high spec, it would have been good to have a few essential food items to welcome guests (eg milk, bread, welsh cakes!), esp for those visitors living further afield.
These are only a few small suggestions. The top rating is absolutely justified and I would definitely recommend.

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Management Response
13 Mar 2018
Thank you for leaving a review on abbey end
Also for leaving the cottage so clean and tidy
Much appreciated
Regards
Brian
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 for a stay in December 2017

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Management Response
1 Jan 2018
Thank you for posting another fantastic review for our cottage
Was really nice to meet you here for Christmas so glad you enjoyed your stay here
Be great to have you back here if you ever decide to visit snowdonia
Also a big thanks for your hard work in cleaning the cottage so thoroughly before you left
Take care
Rob n bri
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Taylorduo
Lancashire
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Home from home”
Reviewed 7 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017

Booked Abbey End for a family celebration after reading excellent reviews. We were a party of seven adults, one baby and two dogs. Booking and communication was excellent. The house layout is perfect as there were two bedrooms downstairs sleeping five people and a bathroom. Upstairs were two further bedrooms sleeping four with another bathroom. This gave excellent privacy if required and not feeling like you were on top of each other. The kitchen had everything you could want and was lovely and spacious. Lounge had a great real fire, something which I thoroughly enjoyed sitting next to in the evening with a glass of wine relaxing. There are numerous books, games, dvds if staying in of an evening. The garden is beautiful even in November, the dogs enjoyed the stream that runs through it. We enjoyed watching the birds feeding from the trees. Loved the decor and the beds were lovely and comfy, great duvets and towels. Much thought has gone into making this a great comfy place to stay. The owners were lovely and friendly, we got a tour explaining the heating etc. then left in peace but were contactable if any questions. Would definitely recommend this property and would love to return in spring/summer when we would sit in the great garden bird watching and star gazing.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Nov 2017
We have to say a big thank you for leaving such a long well detailed review on our place here
And for your time in doing so !
Really nice guests was a pleasure having you stay here
So glad you enjoyed your celebration here
Also a big thank you for leaving the cottage so clean and tidy
Love to welcome you all back here next year
Take care
Regards
Rob and bri
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