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Fron Oleu B&B, a perfect rural retreat for couples

French Kingsize Bed
36 reviews
French Kingsize Bed
Spacious room
Chillaxing area
French Doors with Balcony
Tea & Coffee
Our free range hens
Porthmadog bay
Cardigan Bay
Borth-y-Gest beach
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Welsh Highland Railway
Ffestiniog Railway, Porthmadog
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Criccieth Castle
Mount Snowdon
Standing stones on Anglesey
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Private Room , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Criccieth, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales
Interaction with guests
At Fron Oleu we are always available but with your own private entrance we will not necessarily see each other.
We like to welcome our guests on arrival with a hot drink and homemade Welsh Cakes. This provides a chance to discuss good eating places and things to see and do in the area.
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Excellent - based on 36 reviews
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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Shelley was superb. SO welcoming. I travelled with my 8 year old daughter (we shared the wonderful double bed) and stayed for 3 nights. We had 3 scrummy breakfasts too. Who doesn't love homemade bread. I would have stayed for extra nights in a heartbeat. The bedroom was well equipped and the shower was a delight (push one button to...

Management response:

Aww such a lovely review, thank you so much for your time and kind words, and thank you for choosing our B&B. Best wishes Shelley.


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St Helier, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

Suddenly having to stay in the area for four nights, I was fortunate enough to be accommodated at the Fron Oleu. From the first phone contact, Shelley (owner) could not have been more welcoming or helpful. My stay was very comfortable in the very spacious bedroom, which is generously furnished for spending time in. The choice of breakfasts offered are...

Shaun P
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Simply perfect. Lovely house, lovely hosts, lovely room, lovely breakfast and lovely location (including the lovely pub/restaurant with lovely food down the road!). We were a little concerned having seen scaffolding on the Google Street View beforehand, however, on arrival we realised it was a view taken a few years ago and the farmhouse is now in perfect shape! A...

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review and choosing to stay at our B&B. We are glad you had a pleasant experience and we would love to see you again in the future.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Super King
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About the neighbourhood
Fron Oleu is a 4* Bed & Breakfast, ruraly situated down a small lane in the heart of farm land on the boarder of Snowdonia National Park. This peaceful location is only 5-10 minutes away from shops and restaurants. There is plenty to do in the area and something for everyone. The most popular attractions include Ffestiniog Railway, Portmeirion Village, Castles, Snowdon Mountain range, Golf, Costal walks, and glorious beaches.
Fron Oleu has secure parking and lockable storage available on request.
Car recommended
How to get there
Ferry: Hollyhead: 50.0 km
We have private off road parking.
Transport is really essential although there is a bus service at the top of our lane and the Cambrian Coast train service just 4 miles away in Criccieth.
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