Five historic hotels to visit in Wales

It’s not just beautiful views and nice linen that makes a good hotel, it’s the story behind it and the character as well.  So with that in mind, here are five historic hotels you have to visit in Wales from the Good Hotel Guide…

Five historic hotels to visit in Wales

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Gliffaes

Gliffaes - Winemakers Dinner Special Offer

Crickhowell

‘An amazing mansion set in equally amazing gardens.’ Praise from Guide readers this year, for this former Victorian vicar’s house high above the River Usk.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • activities
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • baby-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • romantic
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • tennis
  • parking
  • electric_charging_point
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2
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Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Bodysgallen Hall and Spa - 'The Great Half-Price Break' Special Offer

Llandudno

‘A highlight of our journey. It was everything one could expect, in a historic setting.’ A reader on a hotel tour this year was impressed by this Grade I listed Elizabethan mansion-turned-hotel-and-spa in parkland with views of Snowdonia and Conwy Castle.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
3
Castle Cottage

Castle Cottage

Harlech

Spread across two of Harlech’s oldest houses, Glyn and Jacqueline Roberts’s restaurant-with-rooms won approval from Guide regulars this year, with ‘an excellent room, and lovely dinner on both nights’.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wi-fi
  • restaurant_with_rooms
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4
Llangoed Hall

Llangoed Hall

Brecon

A ‘fabulous’ art collection still adorns this Jacobean mansion, which was opened as a hotel by the late Sir Bernard Ashley in 1990.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • gourmet
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • baby-friendly

Five historic hotels to visit in Wales

1
Special offer
Gliffaes

Gliffaes - Winemakers Dinner Special Offer

Crickhowell

‘An amazing mansion set in equally amazing gardens.’ Praise from Guide readers this year, for this former Victorian vicar’s house high above the River Usk.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • activities
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • baby-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • romantic
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • tennis
  • parking
  • electric_charging_point
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
2
Special offer
Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Bodysgallen Hall and Spa - 'The Great Half-Price Break' Special Offer

Llandudno

‘A highlight of our journey. It was everything one could expect, in a historic setting.’ A reader on a hotel tour this year was impressed by this Grade I listed Elizabethan mansion-turned-hotel-and-spa in parkland with views of Snowdonia and Conwy Castle.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
3
Castle Cottage

Castle Cottage

Harlech

Spread across two of Harlech’s oldest houses, Glyn and Jacqueline Roberts’s restaurant-with-rooms won approval from Guide regulars this year, with ‘an excellent room, and lovely dinner on both nights’.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wi-fi
  • restaurant_with_rooms
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
4
Llangoed Hall

Llangoed Hall

Brecon

A ‘fabulous’ art collection still adorns this Jacobean mansion, which was opened as a hotel by the late Sir Bernard Ashley in 1990.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • gourmet
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • baby-friendly

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    Last updated: November 12, 2018