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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Fantastic service and staff. All very courteous and helpful. Nothing was a problem. It's a gorgeous building with potential for an engagement. Intend on returning and will recommend . Food is first class and good choices. Have been there once for a wedding and it was all amazing.

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Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear that you enjoyed! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Purley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

This isn't our first stay and I'm happy to say it was as good as before. Our courtyard room was very comfortable and whilst we didn't eat in their restaurant this time, the service was welcoming and friendly. There are ten of us visiting next month and I'm sure that we will have a very good stay. Recommended.

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Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear that you enjoyed everything so much and that we provided such welcoming service! We look forward to seeing you again next month.

Renfrewshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Myself an colleague stayed for 2 nights recently using the hotel for a two day business meeting. I would highly recommend this hotel, from our arrival to the departure the service was truly exceptional, where nothing was too much trouble. Food was excellent. Looking forward to returning.

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greathouse, Front Office Manager at The Great House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear that you enjoyed everything so much and that we provided everything you we're looking for! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2016

My partner and I had visited the hotel bar on various occasions for a casual drink and part of my birthday surprise was dinner on Saturday 16th April. The ambience and welcome was warm and friendly without being stuffy. We opted for the Spring Taster Menu which was absolutely superb, 6 courses of pure culinary delight! in days past I've...

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Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear that you enjoyed everything so much! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Cardiff
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a Saturday night away with my girl friends and had dinner and some spa treatments. It was lovely. The rooms are spotless and charming with sympathetic decor. The food was absolutely delicious. The spa is teeny weeny but has a Jacuzzi, sauna and small relaxation area. I would definately recommend this hotel to people who are...

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Thank you very much for the review! I'm glad that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay here at The Great House Hotel. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

My husband, mother in law and I booked for afternoon tea on Saturday 5th March . Really good selection of loose fruit teas and then usual English breakfast tea The cakes were amazing . The chocolate dipped strawberry was delicious . The carrot and walnut cake was superb . The chocolate brownie with a raspberry was lovely. The scones were...

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Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your afternoon tea here with us at The Great House Hotel! All of our products are freshly made, and i'm glad to hear you enjoyed it all! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Benidorm
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The food was very average for what your paying for and comes in small portions. I was with 4 friends and had to wait 15 minutes for a drink as we were forgotten about. I spoke to the female manager who really did not care and is so rude. I wont be returning to this place again.

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Thank you for reviewing us! I'm sorry to hear that you felt your experience wasn't up to scratch! We hope you give us a second chance to correct this.

Swansea County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2016

The venue is quite quirky but appeals to those who like the cosy country cottage feel. The restaurant is ideal for romantic meals for two and girly lunches. The food is incredibly tasty it suited me as I dont like to be overfaced with huge portions of tastless food that you feel you have to eat not to be rude....

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Merthyr Mawr, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Recently a new chief has added some much needed panache to the menu. Before the meals were very hit and miss. I hadn't eaten there for some years because of that, but my last visit was exceedingly improved by a new and delicious menu. My starter was small and delicious, leaving room for a delightful main course of sea bass...

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Thank you for reviewing us! I'm glad you gave us another try, it's great to hear that you enjoyed everything so much! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Went back after seven years with my wife where we had our wedding meal. Lovely ambience. Great welcome and an anniversary card! Meal was great proper portions for us. Not massive making you feel stuffed. Had our drinks on complementary on the bill!!! What a surprise. A great place for special occasions.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 Leicester's our 2 AA rosette restaurant, The Great House offers the perfect location to enjoy a memorable occasion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Great House Hotel

Address: 8 High Street, Bridgend CF32 0HP, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Vale of Glamorgan > Bridgend
Price Range: ₹ 7,086 - ₹ 13,393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Great House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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#3 Business Hotel in Bridgend
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