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Conwy County, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very warm wecome from Glen and Sarah , Glen carried our case up to our room .They explained breakfast times , and pointed out to us a flask with fresh milk , which was on the welcome tray which was well stocked , we were delighted to be told about the milk as we do not like the milk...

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a fantastic weekend at Ocean Drive Barmouth. A very warm welcome from the owners Glenn & Sarah. Our room was lovely with fabulous views over the dunes and sea. Attention to detail and the special little touches that you wouldn't expect in a B & B were very much appreciated. An extremely comfortable bed with...

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Glenn R, Owner at Ocean Drive, responded to this review

Thank you for such a positive review, it was a pleasure to accommodate you for the weekend. We are glad you found the bed comfortable, the bedding company you asked about is 'Soak and Sleep'. We pride ourselves in sourcing local ingredients for breakfasts so are delighted in how much you enjoyed the butchers sausages and are glad you managed...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I have come away for long wk/end with our dog just to relax and unwind. Firstly we had all all our stuff took to our room by Glen, who runs this with his wife Sara. Sara booked us in full of smiles and very friendly and welcoming. The reception area is spotless with a big bowl of...

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Radfordsarah, Owner at Ocean Drive, responded to this review

Wow, what a wonderful review thank you for taking time to post, it has been a pleasure to accommodate you all. Beauty is a delight and so well behaved, we are glad she's enjoying her stay. Glenn would love to take credit for cooking the breakfasts but alas Sarah is in the kitchen!!! We look forward to your return visit...

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room we stayed in had a great sea view and with all amenities you would expect, the breakfast menu had all the usual from full English to egg on toast but they put on specials every day which were great and imaginitive, there are a few new resturants in town serving all tastes plus tapas in the pubs. The...

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Glenn R, Owner at Ocean Drive, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to post us such a positive review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, it was a pleasure to accommodate you. Glenn is now chomping at the bit to get out fishing after all the useful pointers Steve has passed on. I am thrilled you enjoyed the breakfast specials and baked treats, we...

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 1 night arrived early evening, greeted warmly by the Hotel Manager very pleasant and hospitable. Was shown to the room and was very knowledgable about the area for a good meal. Room was very nicely decorated, warm and clean. Went out for dinner and returned again to be greeted by the Hotel manager, again very pleasant. Lovely sleep and...

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Glenn R, Owner at Ocean Drive, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a positive review. We were delighted to be able to accommodate you and are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and the breakfast special. It was a pleasure to talk to you about your short breaks and we hope you enjoy Iceland and the Northern Lights in the coming month....

Aspen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After an unexpected need to stay over in Barmouth, I can only mirror the excellent reviews and shared sentements on Ocean Drive below. After arriving unannounced, Glen quickly managed to make me feel welcome and accommodated. Not only with a room, but a friendly warmth, that for me makes the difference between staying somewhere overnight, and having an good positive...

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Radfordsarah, Owner at Ocean Drive, responded to this review

Thank you Darren for taking time to post such a positive review. We were glad we could accommodate you for the evening and that you enjoyed your nights stay and felt welcome at a Ocean Drive. Having such pleasant guests makes our job easy, Glenn says 'follow your dream' Kind regards Sarah Radford

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently spent a night at the Ocean Drive B&B and I can honestly say it was an extremely pleasant experience, Glenn and Sarah are very welcoming and warm hosts and nothing is too much trouble. My wife had her birthday and a lovely touch by Glenn and Sarah leaving her a birthday box of fudge. The breakfast was excellent...

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Radfordsarah, Owner at Ocean Drive, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave us such a lovely review, we enjoyed having you and the family to stay and are glad your wife enjoyed her birthday and the breakfast special!! We look forward to your return and hope the donkeys will be open for Poppy to enjoy. Kind regards Sarah and Glenn

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This B&B hasn't been open long, but you can't tell as they are listed in the local guide. A lovely cosy B&B in Barmouth. As Sarah & Glenn have only recently opened they are very eager to please, they are very welcoming and full of information. I spent a weekend in Barmouth with my walking group and I believe I...

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Glenn R, Owner at Ocean Drive, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to post such a lovely review, we are glad you both enjoyed your stay with us. We try to be as informative as possible for our guests to make sure your stay is as relaxing and fulfilling as possible and I'm delighted you enjoyed my breakfasts, especially the breakfast specials, we pride ourselves in offering...

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Had a perfect stay where the hospitality offered to us (and our dog) was second to none. Gorgeous breakfast, spotless and comfortable room and bathroom. We had the bay window sea front room which had the layzboy type chairs with a dream view to pass an hour or two in but the beach itself was a immaculate. We only stayed...

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Radfordsarah, Owner at Ocean Drive, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, Ralph is missing playing ball with Ava. We are looking forward to welcoming you all again in the near future.

London
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Just back from a very, very pleasant stay at this wonderfully located B & B. Our rooms were comfortable, spotlessly clean with great piping hot showers. Room 7 in particular has fabulous views. I don't often deviate from the 'full english' when away on a walking holiday..... but have to say - the eggy crumpets with cranberry glazed ham breakfast,...

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Radfordsarah, Owner at Ocean Drive, responded to this review

Thank so much for taking time to post such positive feedback and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. It was the first time that particular breakfast special appeared on the menu, it can now become a regular. We hope you'll visit again, Glenn has many more walks to advise you on. Thank you again Regards Sarah and Glenn

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ocean Drive is a comfortable friendly guest house ideally located across from Barmouth Sands and on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. We are a two minute walk from the town centre and the railway station. We have two dog friendly rooms and a downstairs room for those who find stairs difficult. Come and sample our excellent breakfasts and daily breakfast specials. We are walker and cyclist friendly too. We offer a packed lunch and washing/drying service. Parking is available outside of Ocean Drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Drive

Address: 5 Marine Parade, Barmouth LL42 1NA, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Barmouth
Price Range: ₹ 3,754 - ₹ 6,447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean Drive 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Front room with sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles margaretleese01, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The water front rooms look out on an amazing view of the beach and sea.”
 of 5 bubbles davidmstrdvs, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 7 overlooks the beach and has fabulous views.”
 of 5 bubbles LondonMeanderer, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Front bay window rooms are large, bright & airy with sea view. Ensuite shower.”
 of 5 bubbles janetteb652, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 family room although we stayed as a couple. Great sea views through huge bay window.”
 of 5 bubbles Riggers7, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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