See why so many travellers make Gail's Guest House their guest house of choice when visiting Barry. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a charming setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.
As your “home away from home,” the guest house rooms offer a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a desk, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.
Guests have access to baggage storage while staying at Gail's Guest House. In addition, Gail's Guest House offers free breakfast, which will help make your Barry trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.
While you’re here, be sure to check out Hangfire Southern Kitchen, one of the southwestern restaurants that can be found in Barry, which is a short distance from Gail's Guest House.
Barry is also home to Fonmon Castle, a popular castle that is not too far from Gail's Guest House.
We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Gail's Guest House as you experience all of the things Barry has to offer.
Perfect guest house in Barry Island that is just what we wanted for the Gavin and Stacey Tour. Really handy for the railway station and sea front. Don’t be put off by the outside, because inside it is very well kept and clean. everything we could ask for. even a fridge in the room which was an added bonus. Breakfast in the room due to the wales Covid restrictions but was just wonderful. could not ask for anything more. very friendly owners. Parking right outside. excellent wifi
It is with a heavy heart I write this review as I appreciate is an independent business and times have been hard due to Covid, however I feel I have to be honest. I booked Gails guest house as it had overall great reviews and is advertised as a 4 star guest house. Unfortunately my expectations were not met. First off when we arrived we was not greeted by anyone, we used the ring door bell and could not hear the other person on the other end at all. Our key had been left out for us and we were given no instructions about parking etc. On a positive note the email said check in was from 4pm but we arrived at 14.30 and our room was ready. The room was billed as a double however in our opinion it was a single room and they had shoe horned a double bed in there, one side of the bed next to the wall, therefor no space to put your phone/drink etc it felt very claustrophobic. On a positive note lol the bed was very comfortable and the sheets clean. Areas that need attending to: *Cracked mirror needs replacing *Toilet roll holder and shower holder broken, need replacing *Shower tray broken, needs fixing *Wall paint on ceiling, overall shoddy finish with decorating *Cracked floor tiles We were advised by a note in the room that breakfast was to be served in the bedroom due to Covid restrictions. Whilst I appreciate people are trying their best during Covid times we found this to be unacceptable. The room was just too small! I don’t quite understand how we were able to be in a bar in town full to the rafters with people yet we were not able to site in their dining room and be served breakfast at a proper table..? Restaurants are open and serving people and I expected the same treatment in the guesthouse. On a positive note the breakfast was of good quality and very tasty. I cannot comment on the friendliness of the hosts as we actually had very little interaction with them. When checking out we went to pay to then be told we needed a parking permit and that we had been lucky not to have received a ticket whilst parked for the last 2 days (the roads have no yellow lines or parking bays and the signs are very unclear regarding parking restrictions). Overall, I would probably say that if you lower your expectations this guest house would be fine for 1 or 2 nights, however as it is advertised as 4 stars I feel you would be disappointed.…
WOW, WOW and WOW... What an Absolutely Stunning Guest House. Lucy and Lyndon are Absolutely brilliant, helpful and have a great sense of humour (9.30 Guests should be in bed 🤣) Breakfast bought up to the room, and it was Delicious, and hot. The room was perfect, as soon as we walked in we felt like it was home. The beds very comfortable, en-Suite shower room, a fridge in the wardrobe and a flat screen TV. If you want the Perfect Guest House with the Perfect Hosts/Owners then this is definitely for you. Barry Island is an easy walk away, and only a 25 minute walk into Broad Street, Barry to a Wetherspoons pub. We will definitely be going back to this Guest House again and again.
Having read the reviews I’m really struggling to believe this is the same guest house we stayed in! On driving up Plymouth Road I was desperately hoping we’d got the wrong Gail’s Guest House but sadly I was wrong. The area is awful - I can’t think of another description without using foul language. There were no staff on the premises and my husband had to call a mobile number and was told where the keys to the rooms were. The rooms are nothing like the ones in the photos on here. They are tiny with cheap fixtures and fittings. The en-suite in one of the rooms is tiny and the trim is coming off shower unit and the toilet seat is broken, along with a broken mirror in the room itself. As for the other room which has a private bathroom but isn’t en-suite, there was a very strong smell of damp and again the furniture was clearly very cheap. We were advised that unfortunately due to COVID breakfast couldn’t be served in the dining room. Needless to say we didn’t stick around to have breakfast served in our room. I’m just so glad that we were only booked in for one night.…
never visited the hotel, disgusted by the customer service provided by this hotel. Booked to stay mid-week, and was constantly getting bombarded with emails regarding payment yet when booked, explained that payment will be when I arrive at the hotel and they were fine with this. Roll over 5 days before I’m meant to arrive, I’m getting hassled on text and emails saying payment cancelled, and when I checked the bank they are trying to take the hotel amount out of my bank! Rang up the hotel and they said I can pay over the phone tomorrow, the next day I get a email saying they have cancelled my booking. Absolutely disgusted by this business, and when I approached the hotel to ask what happened I was told it was not the hotels fault, an absolute mess and a disappointed family who now have no holiday for a summer. Will never stay here when back in the area, warning others…