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Abercelyn Country House
Ranked #1 of 1 Llanycil B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
1 review
“Great place to stay.”
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Very welcoming hosts Ray and Lindsay. A lovely house and good wholesome breakfasts with home cooked bread and preserves. We enjoyed our few days break very much . Abercelyn is very well located for good places within an hours drive too.

Carol and Paul H.

Room Tip: We stayed in Arenig room . Very spacious and comfortable .
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  • Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
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walker-paddler, Owner at Abercelyn Country House, responded to this review, 10 September 2014
Thanks for your review, the list of attractions is growing and Mary Jones World (Heritage Centre), which is over the road from Abercelyn, will be open soon.
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Zwijndrecht, Antwerpen, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Beautiful house in a beautiful part of the Snowdonia NP (close to the villaga of Bala).
The owners know the region very well and give very good advice about things to do and see.
Copious breakfasts.
Nice saloon with lots of books and documentation about the region

Room Tip: Rooms at the street side may have some noise from cars on the national road closeby
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  • Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

I stayed for a short break, choice made from late booking site, glad I made the choice I did. I concur with the other reviews made, the accommodation is very good, Lindsay and Ray very welcoming. Super breakfast. Pleasant gardens. Very convenient for Bala itself and the steam railway.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

I spent four days at Abercelyn in July 2014 with the most accommodating helpful hosts one could ask for at a B&B. Great food - Lindsay's preserves and shortbread are the best - very comfortable rooms, excellent location. The house is set in a lovely garden, and is an easy walk to Bala. Ray designed wonderful all day walks in the mountains of Snowdonia - what a way to see this beautiful part of Wales. Not only is he a great mountain guide, but a man of many interests, which made our time together even better. I highly recommend Abercelyn for a memorable stay.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled solo
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walker-paddler, Owner at Abercelyn Country House, responded to this review, 10 September 2014
I'm pleased that you enjoyed the selection of local mountain walks - even though I've done them before, I always enjoy them, particularly the views, the variation in scenery and no crowds! Snowdonia has excellent walking.
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Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

My partner and I had the most wonderful stay at abercelyn country house, our hosts were so lovely and accommodating, we especially appreciated the cup of tea and biscuits as soon as we walked through the door! By far the best B&B I've been to so far couldn't recommend it more, the views from the rooms are stunning, the room was spotless. I will be returning!!

Stayed July 2014
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walker-paddler, Owner at Abercelyn Country House, responded to this review, 10 September 2014
Thanks for your review and we look forward to seeing you again.
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

Abercelyn Country House is an excellent Bed and Breakfast. The Berwyn room was very comfortable having and excellent en-suite and a lovely window seat. The breakfasts are of a very high standard with a lot of choice. The owners are very welcoming, friendly and helpful. I would strongly recommend Abercelyn for a short break.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

Excellent accommodation and breakfast. Hosts are very accommodating. Lovely cup of tea on arrival and great choice for breakfast. Really elegant house with good location with easy access to bala. Certainly worth a visit.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Abercelyn Country House

Property: 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
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Llanycil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:5 star — Abercelyn Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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 
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Abercelyn Country House Bala/Llanycil

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