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Reviewed 22 September 2015

We stayed for 3 nights, arriving after travelling 4 hours by motorbike. The welcome with the fine afternoon tea and buns was really appreciated. Sarah and Mark were the perfect hosts, there when you need them but not hovering around all the time. Lots of great helpful advice on where to eat and go. Room spotlessly clean and nicely decorated....

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

Hello Cary, We are so pleased that you both enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your kind words. Having lived in Snowdoniia for a number of years now, we hope that we have got to know some of the nicer places to eat and visit, so our guests can make the most of their precious holiday time....

Earl Shilton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Ferns has been a firm favourite with us for many years, always a great stay but even better now that Sarah and Mark are in charge. Lovely modern rooms, excellent full cooked breakfast, and always very friendly service. Betws is close to all the main walks and postcard views, so look no further than the Ferns for a stay in...

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

Hello Swissdorland It was lovely to see you both again last weekend and thank you for taking the trouble to write us another lovely review. We hope that you had a good weekend here in a very busy Betws-y-Coed last weekend with the World Mountain ?Running Championships being held along with other big events in the area. Have a great...

Reviewed 15 September 2015

I stayed just a single night while touring on my motorbike. Sarah and Mark made me so welcome - nothing was too much trouble. And the tea and cake on arrival was a very civilised bonus. I'll definitely be back!

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

Hello Neil Thank you for your kind words. We like to think that we are biker friendly and we have just welcomed some more bikers this afternoon in fact. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your brief stay with us and hope to see you again sometime. All the best Sarah & Mark

Reviewed 9 September 2015

We spent 4 night at the Ferns. Mark and Sarah are wonderful hosts, helpful and always available for any kind of information or suggestion we may need. The house is very nice and food excellent. We recommend !

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

Hello Patrizia, Thank you for taking time to write a review of us. It was lovely to have you and your family stay with us this summer and we are very pleased that you enjoyed our house, hospitality and breakfasts. We hope you can visit us again next time that you are in Wales. Kind regards Sarah and Mark

Broadway, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I really enjoyed my stay at The Ferns Guest House. I stayed for 2 nights, travelling on my own. As a woman travelling on my own it is very important for me to feel secure and at ease where I am staying. The Ferns offered these instantly as well as a great warm welcome. My wet clothes were hung in...

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

Hello Pari, Thank you for your lovely review. We really enjoyed having you stay with us. We are pleased that you found us welcoming and that you felt secure and comfortable here at The Ferns. We are also pleased that you managed to get to see and enjoy some of our lovely scenery here in Snowdonia's mountains and coasts. We...

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Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Welcomed by Sarah with tea, coffee & cake in the lounge which was delicious & a really nice touch & much appreciated by myself & my daughters. Gorgeous rooms with comfy beds followed by an excellent breakfast. Very helpful with regards where to eat & forward directions. Hope to visit again one day. Would thoroughly recommend.

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

Hello Louise Thank you very much for you kind words. It was great to have you and your daughters to stay with us and we hope that you can come and visit us again one day. Kind regards Sarah and Mark

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Reviewed 23 August 2015

Had an execellent stay in this guest house well situated for a visit to Snowdonia. Warm welcome by Sarah. Room was spacious, well kept and spotlessly clean. Breakfast was coooked to order and served in lovely dining room. The food was excellent with a wide choice. They also offere a packed lunch service. In the guest lounge is a selection...

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

Hello UK-Tad Thank you for your stay with us in August and for taking the trouble to write such a nice review of us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time here with us and that you found some of the information that we have useful. We hope that you can come and stay again sometime. All the...

Reviewed 21 August 2015

Friendly, well informed hosts. Room bright, clean and tidy. Shower excellent. Breakfasts very good. Ambience just right for us. Handily located for eating places.Plenty of parking both at the property and on the street outside. Comfy guests' lounge too.

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

Hello Ian, Thank you for your kind review and feedback. We enjoyed having you and the girls stay with us and we hope that you found The Ferns to be a good base for your walking endeavours. For a B&B so close to the centre of the village we do have reasonable parking for around 4 cars on our drive...

Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Our room was lovely and the guest house overall has a warm and homely but modern feel. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel so welcome with helpful advice from Sarah on the local area and our Snowden climb. Breakfast was great, good quality and well made with good variety. With a brilliant location in betws y...

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

Hello Scott, We are pleased that you enjoyed what we offer here at The Ferns. Thank you very much for your feedback and for scoring us so highly here on Tripadvisor. We are also pleased that you found our advice helpful. We are keen walkers ourselves and so we hope that we can give our guests some useful pointers. Hope...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I stayed here with my 2 daughters, sister & niece for a 2 night short stay. It was amazing at The Ferns! The rooms were beautifully clean, the breakfast was plentiful and the location superb. As for Sarah, well what can I say, nothing was too much trouble and her local knowledge was very helpful in our planning. Tea &...

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

Hello Kim, Wow. Thank you for these kind words and for choosing to stay with us for your Snowdonia break with your family. It was lovely having you stay with us and we really appreciate you taking the time to review us. We hope that you can come and visit us again sometime. All the best Sarah (& Mark)

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • 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 

Additional Information about The Ferns Guest House

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, Snowdonia National Park
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“Ask for a large room, the small rooms are really small.”
 of 5 bubbles KristienL_12, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Fantastic hosts, lovely stay, lovely village.”
 of 5 bubbles antonycrippspt, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Late booking so happy to take that which was offered but no problem”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 842DaveH, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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