Home » Wales » Gwynedd Best hotels in Gwynedd from the Good Hotel Guide Search for a hotel by double-clicking on the map or clicking the plus sign to zoom in. Featured hotels in Gwynedd Llwyndu Farmhouse, BARMOUTH, Gwynedd ‘A super little hotel’, Paula and Peter Thompson’s ‘tranquil’ 16th-century farmhouse stands at the base of the Rhinog Mountains, overlooking Cardigan Bay. ‘We more Trefeddian Hotel, ABERDYFI, Gwynedd ‘A real joy: we have been visiting for 40 years, and the standard has not changed.’ Praise this year, from one of many repeat visitors, for the Cave family’s ‘lovely’ more Hotels in Gwynedd Porth Tocyn Hotel, ABERSOCH, Gwynedd Steps from the Welsh Coast Footpath, with ‘stupendous’ views over Cardigan Bay, this ‘lovely, wacky’ hotel has been run by three generations of the Fletcher-Brewer family since 1948. Occupying three The Old Rectory, PWLLHELI, Gwynedd ‘Helpful and attentive hosts’ Gary and Lindsay Ashcroft run their B&B in this ‘handsome’ Georgian rectory standing in large, well-tended gardens. ‘We were given the Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel, NANT GWYNANT, Gwynedd In the lee of Snowdonia, this ‘eccentric and old-fashioned’ hotel found fame as the training base for the Everest expedition in 1953. Little has changed in the intervening years: it is owned by the Hotel Portmeirion, PORTMEIRION, Gwynedd In a ‘unique’ setting on the coast of Snowdonia national park, this eccentric resort village, developed between 1925 and 1976 by the architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, ‘offers Plas Bodegroes, PWLLHELI, Gwynedd ‘Our second visit, we thoroughly enjoyed it once again.’ Praise this year from repeat guests at Chris and Gunna Chown’s restaurant-with-rooms, in a Georgian manor house standing in wooded grounds on Castle Cottage, HARLECH , Gwynedd On a steep road behind Harlech Castle, Glyn and Jacqueline Roberts have run their contemporary restaurant-with-rooms since 1989. It has ‘an amazing setting with wonderful views’. Decorated in an Y Goeden Eirin, DOLYDD, Gwynedd Named in homage to a book of Welsh stories, The Plum Tree (as it translates) is a converted cowshed in pastureland facing the three peaks of Yr Eifl in Snowdonia. We were sorry to learn of the death Bryniau Golau, BALA, Gwynedd ‘Delightful hosts who make their guests feel like friends’, Katrina Le Saux and Peter Cottee run their small guest house in a ‘beautiful’ Victorian mansion on a secluded Ffynnon, DOLGELLAU, Gwynedd In a small market town within the Snowdonia national park, Debra Harris and Steven Holt run their comfortable B&B in this handsomely refurbished Gothic Victorian rectory. Period features, such as an Dolffanog Fawr, TYWYN, Gwynedd ‘It was superb: dedicated hosts, excellent accommodation, the best lamb we have eaten anywhere for years.’ A well-travelled visitor was impressed this year by Lorraine Hinkins and Alex Yorke’s The Old Rectory on the Lake, TAL-Y-LLYN, Gwynedd ‘Wonderful: our visit is an annual highlight.’ Beneath Cadair Idris, personable owners John Caine and Ricky Francis run their B&B in this tranquil stone-built house on the shore of Lake Tal-y-llyn.