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oldham
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly the location is fantastic, very central to Betws y Coed. What a beautiful part of the Country especially in the Autumn when all the trees are changing colour. We had room 6 which is on the top and had the most beautiful view. Beds very comfortable and clean. If you like high pillows bring your own. There was a... More 

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Thank lushy4
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the Vagabond bunkhouse, you get what they promise. Bunkbeds, but big enough to sleep together as a couple. Nice heating in the room. Shower clean and funktional. Kitchen had all facilities and a fridge to store some groceries. We were very satisfied. It is primitive but just what we expected :)

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Thank Karina H
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another fantastic no frills bunkhouse Ben was a brilliant host The location is stunning at the foot of snowdon Its a hike or drive in the car to the nearest town but worth the visit We walked for miles around the reservoir and into the old slate quarry Thinking about a return visit next year

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Thank galesaway16
Swansea, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

MY brother and I needed somewhere cheap and cheerful for a couple of nights while we were visiting Go Below in north Wales. Betws Y Coed is not the cheapest place to stay usually so The Vagabond bunkhouse was a real find!! For less than GBP20 pppn you get clean bedding, warm rooms (which are private and lockable if you're... More 

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Thank Jamie A
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

6 of us stopped in the 8 birth room, it was clean & tidy & had everything we needed for a 1 night stay. The beds were quite hard but I don't mind that & it was great to have nice clean bedding so we didn't have to drag our sleeping bags out. Also a great bonus that we could... More 

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Thank kate j
London, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Very clean, safe feeling & great value for money. Stayed over a weekend where breakfast is compulsory but that was a decent size & delicious. Only one thing that irritated was that there didn't seem to be any power sockets easily found in the room. There was one right outside the door which had to be shared by 6 of... More 

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Thank Kayakgirly
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here last weekend by myself for 3 nights whilst hill walking in the area. I love this bunkhouse. So friendly despite being alone. Cosy warm accommodation with a cottage like feeling. Very reasonably priced. Really good location for town. Would highly recommend staying here!

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Thank Frances A
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Vagabond whilst seeing family for a few days, making the most of the time we had left during work holidays, I will admit that I never stayed in a bunkhouse before so had no real idea what to expect. I'm normally a static caravan type, A clean bed was my only expectation. Arrived to a friendly check... More 

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2 Thank Fiona P
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I stayed here for a stag weekend, the staff were brilliant, there is a well stocked bar and the breakfast is a full english! Will definitely stay again. Good amount of communal space along with large dorms, perfect for big groups.

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1 Thank madweekender7
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The staff is super friendly, especially the guy on reception, and we shared quite a few funny conversations - very welcoming indeed. But some of the dorm rooms feel overall uncomfortable and very crammed. This probably depends which room you have. The bathrooms are okay - as with all hostels, it depends on your fellow guests, how clean the facilities... More 

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Thank nijh L

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about The Vagabond

Address: Craiglan Road, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 OAW, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Betws-y-Coed
Price Range: $61 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Vagabond 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Top floor room have best views.”
 of 5 bubbles lushy4, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You don't really get a choice of room but rooms at the top and front of the building have the best views... and the most stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles jamiea672, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“front rooms in the house give you fab views”
 of 5 bubbles jacquelinesmith99, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Room 1 & 3 (I'm told) don't have electrical outlets. Dont know about the others. Room 1 has a noisy faucet.”
 of 5 bubbles Becks19, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Front of the house have nice big bay windows looking down the hill”
 of 5 bubbles 677jackien, 12 Apr 2015 | Read review
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