I stayed at this hotel already a number of times for business reasons. The hotel is nice and small, and offers a good value for price. The staff is very friendly and makes you feel welcome.
The hotel is well located in the main street of Cowbridge, and a big parking is available just behind the hotel...
The rooms are not very big, but clean. The hotel bar is nice, and the food is great. The menu changes on a regular basis, and every day they offer some 'specials of the day'.
One advice: when you book a room, ask for a room in the back part of the hotel; rooms at the main street can be quite noisy...
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Bear has origins as far back as the 12th Century, but it's best known as the inn where they changed the horses on the mail run from Cardiff to Swansea. This famous Coaching Inn is steeped in history. Nowadays, this privately owned 3 star hotel is famed for its fine home-cooked food, friendly atmosphere and really good ale. During the 18th Century, Napoleon's troops were held in the 'Bear Pit' en route to London after a failed invasion at Fishguard! The Bear rests in the heart of the Vale of Glamorgan, surrounded by beautiful rural hills. The Brecon Beacons and the Welsh Valleys are close by, with breathtaking views. Some of the Valleys still have the mining houses visible as you drive through. The hotel is on the main high street of the historic town of Cowbridge. This chic market town boasts some fabulous boutique shops, lingering walks around the Roman wall and some of the most beautiful town-houses. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Bear Hotel Cowbridge
- The Bear Hotel Cowbridge, Vale Of Glamorgan