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    Gladstone's Library

    Church Lane, Hawarden CH5 3DF, Wales
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    • Excellent78%
    • Very good19%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
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    “common room” (9 reviews)
    “honesty bar” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 183 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My two-night stay was exactly what I expected - delightful and unique opportunity to reside in a B&B just adjacent to a small silent (!) library, including after-hours access. The only downside was the realization that the collection is entirely theological in nature, so for...More

    1  Thank NW_Biblio
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We needed a ‘hotel’ for a couple of nights and didn’t really want to stay in chain hotel even though there are some good deals on offer. We wanted a place with a little character and the Library delivers on that score. But it’s neither...More

    1  Thank David J
    Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

    We had booked for two nights for our first visit here. The library was lovely and we found our room, the Gladstone room and the restaurant all very good. Unfortunately I was unwell so we left to return home after one night only and were...More

    3  Thank John and Jeanne... D
    Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

    I am a regular visitor to the Gladstone Library. As a student I find it an excellent place to study however, there is more to the Gladstone Library than that. Of course there is the library itself however, there are regular craft fairs and literary...More

    1  Thank Monkey1312
    Reviewed 14 September 2017

    To experience the Gladstone collection of 30,000 historic books is a privilege beyond words. A sanctuary of silence and a wealth of knowledge. Caring and efficient staff. The residential library is a beautiful Victorian building designed for anyone who loves books. It's a short walk...More

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    • Hawarden
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    • Gladstone's Library Hawarden, UK - Wales
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    janew541
    30 September 2017|
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    Response from lynne l | Reviewed this property |
    Yes it is..The food is very nice too!
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    30 September 2017|
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    Response from Patricia O | Reviewed this property |
    Hi ... its not open to the public generally - they run 'glimpse of the library tours at 12, 2 and 4 pm, but their catalogue is online (see their website), and if you know that you want to read something there, you can apply... More
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    Fran A
    10 August 2014|
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    Response from GladstonesLibrary | Property representative |
    Hello, and thank you for your posting. Yes we can accommodate for that number of guests. We do hold our language courses over the summer therefore I would suggest to book early to ensure your booking. We are around 20 miles... More
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