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The Great House Hotel

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The Great House Hotel is a beautiful grade II* listed building originating from around 1550 and is believed to have been a gift from HRH Queen Elizabeth 1 to the Earl of Leicester who used it as a hunting lodge. Located in the pretty conservation village of Laleston, it is just 10 minutes from the seaside town of Porthcawl and 25 minutes equidistant between Cardiff and Swansea.A unique blend of historic original features contribute to The Great House's mature, dignified character - the flagstone floors, oak beams, inglenook fireplaces, mullioned windows, stone archways and dovecote in the south wall combine with modern excellent facilities, services and friendliness. Our aim is to make your stay with us relaxing and enjoyable. We want you to unwind and to feel at home here, whether you choose to read a book or dine in at Restaurant Tommy Heaney our award winning restaurant, The Great House offers the perfect location to enjoy a memorable occasion.
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Cardiff-Wales Airport23 km
Bristol Airport65 km
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Visited there 5th October. There were 4 of us in a wedding party.
Thank you for making our afternoon special. The service was exceptional so was the food and the wine.
We also had some beautiful photos in your garden.
Thank you again to you all.
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Our Annual Break was fantastic. We were welcomed warmly from the moment a toe went into the building until the heel of the shoe left! Charlotte seemed to run the Hotel single handed and always with a smile. The Chef surpassed him/her self and served the most fantastic food thro
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We stayed at the Great House as we had been told it had a good reputation. Well if it did, it was some time ago. The hotel itself looks very nice - refurbished old manor house type but the service was terrible. WiFi was offered but was non-existent and the dining service was awfu
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Called here yesterday afternoon for coffee. It was good coffee, beautifully served in the attractive garden, and reasonably priced. A place to linger. Car park at the side. Will be back. It would probably be worthwhile phoning ahead if one of your party has mobility difficulties
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Every room are individual, no two rooms are alike. Hotel comment.
We stayed in one of the rooms in the courtyard, although pretty clean, could we suggest the following.
We believe the TV essential, for local weather and general news, unfortunately TV had no signal the majority of
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How can I be sure Tommy Heaney is cooking during my visit?
Do you cater for people who just want to come for coffee in the morning?
Good morning, We serve coffee all day so we hope to see you soon! Kind regards, Anoushka
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Hi How far from the train station are you?
Good afternoon, Bridgend train station 2.5 miles away, roughly 10-15 minutes depending on traffic. Kind regards, Anoushka
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hi looking for 4 night stay 12th sept 2 adulkts and 2 dogs both are pets as therapy dogs so go into hospitals and carehomes so are well trained.
Good morning, Please find the mail we sent directly to you this morning in order to assist you further. Kind regards, Anoushka
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"As mentioned those overlooking the Car Park are very quiet, but some of our group were road side and said those were a little noisy."
"None, stay elsewhere"
"Dont think the rooms are wheelchair friendly"
"Courtyard rooms are quieter than the main building but the decoration in the refurbished room is nicer."
"Main building may be better"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 102 - US$ 152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the great hotel
LOCATION
United KingdomWalesSouthern WalesBridgend
NUMBER OF ROOMS
13
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