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The Vagabond

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wales
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Went as a couple to do some walking with our dog, the staff are animal lovers and friendly helpfull people, the place was exceptional, very clean, comfortable and a lovely atmosphere to be in. Will definitely be recommending and will be planning to visit again soon, thank you vagabond. #bigsmileyface

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Before this review gets removed again, i'd just like to point out that I did actually stay here on Saturday the 6th of April. A group of us were biking in Wales for the weekend and needed somewhere to stay over. The Vagabond seemed to tick the boxes, main one being we needed secure bike storage. When I rang to...

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Owner at The Vagabond, responded to this review

It's rather sad and somewhat disturbing that a person should take such pleasure in trying to tarnish our reputation for a quality bunkhouse at an affordable price. This person has had two reviews/rants removed by Trip Advisor because of its insulting and abusive nature. His third review has now fallen within their guidelines. However, this review is inaccurate, contradictory and...

Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Well where do I start? From the friendly welcome, nothing is too much trouble for guests at this bunkhouse. It has everything you need: warm comfortable rooms with clean linen, hot showers, more food than you can eat (and it was really tasty), a drying room for your wet hiking gear, a good bar and dining room and friendly staff...

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2013

I have stayed here before and have just spent the past week here. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend The Vagabond as it's just a 2 minute walk into town and ideally situated for mountain adventures; it's clean, warm, the breakfasts are great and Mark and Callie really looked after us. It could do with some more plug points though, but...

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Shiptonthorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Brilliant location only 2 mins from the town, Vagabond Bunkhouse is perfect for large groups or mixture of smaller groups of people wanting to get out and about and enjoy the beautiful Welsh countryside. Staff and other guests were so friendly - this created a really good atmosphere. Mark the host is a great guy - friendly, helpful and he...

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Manager at The Vagabond, responded to this review

Thanks for the recommend Nikki. Glad you party had an enjoyable stay. See you all soon. :0) Mark

nottingham
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Amazing place, good fun, great atmosphere and good party in between the climbing and walking. Clean and nice owners. Good location in the town and only a few minutes walk from good pubs. Good bar at the hostel too. Definitely recommend. (Mirrors could be slightly lower for short people lol lol lol ;)

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Manager at The Vagabond, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the review Jane. I will get the " odd job man" in to lower the mirrors next time you come.! :0) lol Mark

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 April 2013

We loved this place. It had everything you need to explore Snowdonia. We stayed in the bunkhouse accommodation which was comfortable and really warm, which is exactly what we needed after hiking in the freezing cold all day. The breakfast and dinner meals were really nice and I was accommodated for as a vegetarian which I really appreciated. Not sure...

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Manager at The Vagabond, responded to this review

Ga day and thanks to our Aussie fiends for the review!! Best regards Mark Vagabond Manager

Bedale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Superb base for mountain biking in Northern Wales. Accommodation was just what we needed for 8 people and the fried breakfast (inclusive at weekends) just what we needed to start the day. Made great use of the drying room, though a few items did take much longer to dry then expected. Need to bleed a few extra radiators and provide...

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Manager at The Vagabond, responded to this review

Fair play lads, massive snow and rain and you still hit the trails!!! Thanks for the review. Regards Mark Vagabond Manager.

manchester
Reviewed 22 March 2013

Visited last weekend with the lads for a walking weekend. Mark and the team were amazing. The rooms were clean and warm. The food fantastic and the selection of booze in the bar top notch. Thanks for a great weekend.

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Owner at The Vagabond, responded to this review

Cheers Neil, You looked like you enjoyed the food and the local 1085 ale! Kind Regards Neil Vagabond Bunkhouse

Reviewed 21 March 2013

I have just come back from an overnight stay at The Vagabond, Betws Y Coed. A group of friends & I had the 6 bunk room which was more than adequate for our needs. The room was spacious, very clean, tidy & suited our needs perfectly. We had an much needed freshly cooked full English breakfast before our attempt at...

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vagabondbetwsycoed, Manager at The Vagabond, responded to this review

Hi Bethan , great to read your review. Thanks again Mark Vagabond Manager

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This unique bunkhouse is extremely well equipped, sleeping a total of 36 in spacious comfortable rooms of 4, 6, and 8, all with clean fresh linen, duvets and personal reading lamps. Self catering facilities with complimentary tea and coffee in a large well equiped kitchen. Seriously hot showers, freshly cooked food for individuals or groups who do not wish to prepare their own and a great bar for entertainment. ... more   less 

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: $65 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Vagabond 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Some rooms have a washbasin, might be worth checking beforehand as it would have been convenient for us.”
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“Don't accept room 1-grim! 2 & 3 are nicer and refurbished.”
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“Top floor room have best views.”
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“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.”
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