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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Cosy place with Sarah and Mark around you all the time to make your stay both at the Fern and in Wales as good as possible. Really clean and nice rooms, fantastic breakfast, and the friendlyness is nice. Good parking. Thank you to both of you to make our stay in Wales fantastic - both at your guesthouse and in...

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ferns Guesthouse is just a lovely and comfortable place to stay, house and rooms are impeccable, sarah and mark are such a nice and friendly couple, hosts you wish for. they are very helpful with tipps and recommendations, be it a nice restaurant, a bike tour or more. thank you sarah and mark for a memorable stay in betws-y-coed, whenever...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much to sarah and mark for taking good care of us, such a beautiful place to stay. Breakfast was ace!! Rooms were perfect and very cosy. We will definitely be back.... plus we managed snowdon! With little Jacob x

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Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Well done Jacob! Thank you Missy A for such a lovely review; it was lovely to have you all to stay and we are so pleased that you managed to conquer Snowdon. We look forward to seeing you all again at some point here in Betws-y-Coed. Kind regards Sarah & Mark

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night and would highly recommend. I stayed in the single room on the top floor of the house and it was so cute, with the eaves and window looking across the valley, it was a room of character. Sarah and Mark couldn't have been more obliging and helpful, offering local knowledge with regards to the...

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Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Catriona, Thank you for choosing to stay with us for your Snowdonia stop-over on your way back to Ireland and thank you for taking the time to write us a nice review. We're pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and you found some our local tips useful. We hope you can come and stay with us again...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful B&B in Snowdonia. I spontaneously booked a few days away with no plans. Mark and Sarah were very good at helping me figure out exactly what it was I wanted to do. Both were very friendly and available when I needed assistance. The guesthouse was beautifully presented

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Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Mike, Thank you for taking the time to write us this review. You were one of our first guests of the new season and we are pleased that you called by and had a good time here in our beautiful part of the world. Thank you too for your kind words about our B&B. We hope that you can...

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is a lovely guesthouse and would highly recommend it. Sarah is a fantastic hostess, very friendly & welcoming. I stayed for 2 nights in a single room which was really warm & cozy (and immaculately clean), and a real treat to return to after a day on the hills. The ensuite facilities were first class and the shower is...

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Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Paul, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review of us - we are pleased that you liked our guesthouse and that you enjoyed your stay with us. We try to provide a comfortable and friendly base for people's Snowdonia holidays and adventures. We hope that you enjoyed your navigation skills course here in Snowdonia too...

George Town, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 November 2016

A wonderful B&B for our visit to Snowdonia. Stayed for 2 nights with my sister and wished we could have it longer, had it been available for the rest of our break.. Sarah and Mark were very friendly and thoughtful in helping us with guides for our days out. Not forgetting, they were so accommodative with our dietary requests. The...

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Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Amy, We really enjoyed having you and your sister stay with us, it was a shame that we could not accommodate you for the remaining days of your mini-holiday in Snowdonia - sorry! but we hope you enjoyed the rest of your time here in Betws-y-Coed. Thank you for kind words about us, we are so pleased that you...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 12 November 2016

My wife, my two children and I spent three days at the Ferns in order to discover a bit the area. Mr. and Ms. Jones welcame us very nicely. The rooms are very clean and well decorated. The breakfast ist delicious. Mr and Ms Jones gave us really good advices for hiling routes in order to discover the region. We...

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Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Mika, Thank you for your kind words about your stay with us here at The Ferns. It was lovely to meet you all and we were most happy to host your family's first visit to North Wales. We hope you liked what you found in our beautiful part of the world (thanks to T for suggesting Wales for your...

Baguio, Philippines
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

One of the absolute best bed and breakfasts we've stayed in. The rooms were wonderful and very clean and the breakfast was perfect for long walks in the mountains. Mark was also really helpful with our treks and giving us tips on where to go. Made our short stay there wonderful.

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Ferns_Guesthouse, Owner at The Ferns Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Huwanito, It was lovely having you both stay with, along with F, for your first walking holiday in North Wales. We are so glad that you enjoyed your room, our breakfasts and our mountains, and also pleased that our tips and suggestions during your stay were of some help. We hope you have a great time in Scotland and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

My sister and I stayed at The Ferns Guest House as we were both running the Snowdon Marathon. We had a warm and friendly greeting from the owners, shown to our beautifully decorated room and then served tea and cake in the lounge. We both felt really comfortable there, the hosts are really friendly making a point of remembering all...

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Hello JMW78, Thank you for your kind words and for chosing to stay with us at The Ferns for your Snowdonia Marathon weekend. Congratulations again to the both of you on successfully completing the marathon (We are truly impressed by our guests achievements in doing this gruelling, but fantastic, event). By the way ...did you know that your sister has...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a friendly 4* Victorian Guesthouse / Bed & Breakfast close to the centre of Betws-y-Coed, the Gateway to the Snowdonia National Park. We offer 7 comfortable and freshly decorated bedrooms all with: ●en-suite facilities ● digital flat-screen TV ●free WiFi ●generous hospitality tray ●complimentary toiletries ● inclusive breakfast We are perfectly situated for all the shops, restaurants, railway and major bus routes, including the Snowdon Sherpa service, and can offer our guests some private, off-road, parking. Get packed for Snowdonia's Mountains and Coast's activities and attractions: ● Hill walking & climbing ● Mountain Biking ● Canoeing ● Castles and antiquities ● Beaches, rivers, waterfalls and lakes ● Fishing ● Horse riding ● Golf ● Steam railways (including Snowdon Mountain, Ffestiniog etc) ● Mines and underground adventures ● The longest Zipwire in Europe ... more   less 

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Address: Holyhead Road | Snowdonia National Park, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0AN, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Betws-y-Coed
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ferns Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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The Ferns Guest House Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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“Ask for a large room, the small rooms are really small.”
KristienL_12, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Fantastic hosts, lovely stay, lovely village.”
antonycrippspt, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Late booking so happy to take that which was offered but no problem”
JamesW17, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I am pleased to report the single room was a decent size and there is a small double available for let at single occupancy.”
hayesd497, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front overlook the main road so rooms at the back may be quieter. Though the road is fairly quiet through the night.”
842DaveH, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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