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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 May 2015

coming from New Zealand for a wedding yesterday we felt that both the hotel and area surrounding truly showcased North Wales. The staff couldn't do enough on arrival for us as wedding guests to ensure we could get into our room early, and even arranged a substitute for breakfast (a packed lunch each in a bag), as we had to...

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Chester, Cheshire
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here. Staff were very friendly. The food was excellent. We had room service for our evening meal and breakfast and both were excellent. The hotl is in a beautiful quiet setting but not far from the shops in Betws y coed. The room was spacious and very clean. Would recommend this hotel and we will definitely...

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2Thank JAMMYC
London, UK
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Stayed at the Craig-y-Dderwen for a last minute, long week-end. A pleasant week-end, a beautiful location, friendly staff, but the quality of accommodation just didn't justify the price. We paid £160 per night for a second floor super king with river view. First of all, avoid being allocated a room on the second floor - it's a long walk up!...

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5Thank Peter_R_Smith
Bakewell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2015

We stayed here for our anniversary weekend April 2015. The views were amazing, the service was exceptional and the hot tub was pure luxury, used morning noon and night. The meals and wine we thought were reasonably priced and of a very high standard. Anglesy eggs, wild garlic & onion soup and the 'unusual' beef wellington are dishes that I...

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2Thank Yowsertowser
Penmachno, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We come quite often to this establishment to celebrate various occasions. Birthdays, graduations, and most recently our Silver Wedding anniversary. We booked the same room that we had 25 years ago but it has now had an upgrade with a hot tub on the balcony. Oh how amazing is this. This is possibly the very best room in the whole...

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3Thank Lainepmh
United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for two nights over a weekend and couldn't fault the staff or service. Everyone on the front desk, bar & restaurant we're professional, polite & nothing was too much trouble. Sam in particular was extremely helpful along with Robert in the bar and the waiting staff in the restaurant. Our evening meal was superbly cooked...

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2Thank Clare Y
Llanelli, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

Just visited this week, and what views to be had within the grounds.Outstanding food in the conservatory over the river, along with fantastic service from Sam, Gill and others.The room was nice and very clean.Lovely short walk into town.Couldnt ask for more.Would definitely book again! .

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3Thank sophden
Oxford, England
Reviewed 13 April 2015

It's a sad but true fact that many country house hotels in lovely areas of Britain turn out to be disappointing. Not, I am pleased to say, this one. If there is a more gorgeous valley in Wales than the vale of Betws-y-Coed, I haven't been there. The big peaks of Snowdonia are almost on the doorstep, but the prospect...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2015

having just returned from our weekend stay, we would certainly recommend the hotel. Set in beautiful grounds overlooking the river, we stayed in a superior river view room. The room was large, clean and comfortable, with a balcony. The hotel is dog friendly, we took our Spaniel with us, and were made to feel very welcome, whenever we sat down...

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1Thank Peter R
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Help ! please apply immediately - Maitre d' required to bring some badly needed expertise to a Hotel that has very willing and friendly staff, but lacks a management overview and attention to detail. We had a lovely 'river view room', spacious, beautiful view, all that was required. We stayed for 3 nights over the Easter weekend. The young New...

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snowdoniahotel, Manager at Craig-y-Dderwen, responded to this review

We sincerely apologise about the service you received during your meal at the Hotel and you are right to make the comments you have made. Unfortunately we recently tragically lost our Restaurant manager and though we have employed an outstanding replacement, she was unable to start work until this week. This is no excuse for the service you received, we...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is set in a much admired and envied position down a long private driveway on the banks of the River Conwy at the edge of Betws-y-Coed in Snowdonia. We have 16 acres of our own beautiful gardens and we are surrounded by uninterrupted and breathtaking views of the Conwy Valley with its wooded slopes forming the perfect atmosphere in which to relax in peaceful tranquillity. Privately owned, the traditional values of hospitality hold strong with the emphasis on courtesy and service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Craig-y-Dderwen

Address: Craig y Dderwen Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0AS, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Betws-y-Coed
Price Range: $180 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Craig-y-Dderwen 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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Craig-y-Dderwen Hotel Betws-y-Coed
Craig y Dderwen Riverside Hotel
Craig-y-Dderwen Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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