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Ceris Lodge

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Bangor near Menai Bridge, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Reviews

  • "Comfortable well equipped cottage in a great location."

    Housekeeper was very helpful and responded quickly to a minor query. Would not hesitate to book again in the future

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Oct 2023

  • "The owners had left a bottle of wine for us which was a nice touch, unfortunately as our stay progressed things went down-hill."

    The property was not to the standard expected. On arrival the toilet seat in the en-suite bathroom was not fixed properly, and one of the basin taps was at right angles to the sink, facing the other tap. Excellent response from the housekeeper who had the issues resolved in an hour. The property was very cold, and the downstairs bedroom area was damp. The wall at the bottom of the stairs was wet to the touch, and the en-suite bedroom had an ill-fitting external door which was drafty. The instruction book for the property contained incorrect information. It specified laundry bags to be used, but these were not provided. The instructions on how to use the central heating were incorrect, specifying a hive control which was not connected the the heating system. There was no ability to recycle, as all rubbish had to be placed in the single black bin outside. We actually vacated the property a day early, and would not be happy to recommend it. The place needs some updating, especially to resolve the damp issues, but also to ensure the instructions are correct for future users.

    Thank you for your feedback. We value guest reviews to enable us to monitor the quality of our properties. We have taken your maintenance notes on board and rectified these issues. Ceris Lodge is a very unique, historical property built into the hillside location nestled next to the Menai Suspension Bridge however all measures are in place to ensure guest comfort. I'm sorry that the information at the property was incorrect, had you had called our friendly team a member of staff would have been available to assist you 24 hours a day. The black bin is supplied by a private waste collection which is depot-sorted to allow ease of use for guests. Thank you for taking the time to bring this feedback to our attention, we hope you continue to choose us in the future. The Menai Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nigel2.8Sep 2023

  • "A very well-equipped and beautifully-located cottage with glorious views of the Menai Strait."

    Very conveniently located for many attractions including Plas Newydd, Castell Penryn, Bodnant and Plas Mawr. The en suite bathroom is tiny and the loo seat is broken. Would it take so much to fix it? The cold tap is prone to pouring on to the floor if not held in place. Fortunately there are two more loos and hand basins. The beds were huge and comfortable and we slept very well with no noise from the bridge. The welcome fizz was a nice gesture - thank you. All in all a comfortable stay. We would come again.

    Reviewed by Gill4.7Sep 2023

  • "Stayed at Ceris lodge for 5 nights, lovely well equipped cottage."

    Easy access across the Menai bridge to visit various places of Anglesey. We would definitely stay again

    Reviewed by Angela4.4Jul 2023

  • "We were so disappointed !"

    ! when we arrived the lodge it looked so run down all the windows were dirty the wheelie bin was outside full and very smelly not been emptied for a while lots of rubbish in bushes where we had to park not a great start .went in unpleasant musty smell lounge floor needs sanding and re vanishing ripped vinyl in kitchen patio doors need attention garden so over grown bedding in one room not ironed and in main room the bedding very damp ,very noisy drains down stairs loo would not flush ,stayed one night and left very very disappointed we are full time cares and this was are only break this year no mention of any kind of refund this property if far from the 4 ticks or stars it was advertised as I will Not be booking with Sykes cottages again

    Reviewed by Tracy1.6Jun 2023

  • "Great view superb location."

    Private parking. We loved the balcony for meals and drinks over looking the straights. Overall it was an enjoyable stay

    Reviewed by Rita4.4Jun 2023

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  • Reverse-level
  • Two ground-floor bedrooms: 1 x double with TV, 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First-floor cloakroom
  • First-floor Kitchen/diner
  • First-floor sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas Central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV with Sky, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking available for two cars and a boat
  • Lockable storage available for canoes or jet skis
  • Private front balcony with furniture
  • Two well behaved dogs welcome, but please note that the garden is wild and not secure
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out at 10am
  • There is a good housekeeping bond of £250

The property

Menai Bridge 0.4 miles.

Tucked away in a corner of the popular city of Bangor near Menai Bridge, discover this wonderful two-bedroom rustic abode, Ceris Lodge.

Benefitting from a reverse-level interior, stunning views of the Menai Bridge itself and close access to amenities and a beach, Ceris Lodge welcomes four guests to relish the ultimate escape in North Wales.

There are two lovely double bedrooms, one with a TV and the other with a handy en-suite shower room where you can get ready or wind down for the day in style.

Also on the ground floor is the main bathroom, perfect for a dip in the tub, a warm shower or soaking your tired legs at the end of a long day of exploring.

To the first floor, kick back and relax in the fabulous sitting room, adorned with a roaring woodburning stove and Smart TV so you can catch up on your shows with a cup of tea in hand, truly making yourself feel at home.

In the kitchen, get to grips with a splendid array of appliances, guaranteed to ease your self-catered stay as you whip up delicious home-cooked meals for the whole family.

Venture out onto your very own private decking area to tuck into a feast, soaking up magnificent views across the Menai Strait and delighting in your peaceful surroundings.

Escape to your chosen bedroom to catch your sleep in preparation for a day of exploring this lovely corner of North Wales.

After delighting in your morning coffee, begin with a scenic stroll across the Menai Suspension Bridge, which offers fantastic and far-reaching views across Bangor; uncover a range of amenities here including a shop for stocking up on the essentials and a pub, perfect for treating your loved ones to some hearty grub on the days you don’t feel like cooking!

Nearby, enjoy a variety of wildlife at Pili Palas Nature World, admire a plethora of flora and fauna at the Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens, or venture further into the bustling city of Bangor to find the historic Bangor Cathedral, Bangor Promenade and the National Trust site of Penrhyn Castle and Garden, in addition to Garth Pier and Deiniol Golf Club where you can pass the time practising your swing!

Well-positioned to also uncover the delights of the Snowdonia National Park, there is plenty to fill your days with here in North Wales.

Whisk your loved ones away to Ceris Lodge, for a memorable Welsh escape.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Llanfairpwllgwyngyll 2 miles; Bangor 2.5 miles; Beaumaris 4.5 miles; Caernarfon 8 miles

This delightful town sits right on the edge of the Isle of Anglesey and is home to one of two bridges to mainland Wales. It is an ideal base for a holiday and is great for exploring this beautiful island. It has a strong history which can be discovered in the Menai Bridge Heritage Museum, the well known Saint Tysilio lived on Church Island, just off of Anglesey in the 7th century, hence the name of the 15th century St. Tysilio's Church. Menai Bridge itself offers a good range of shops, pubs and restaurants to enjoy. In terms of entertainment, this is an ideal spot with something for everybody, there is the butterfly palace 'Pili Palas' which is incredibly popular with families, as well as the astounding Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens well worth a walk around. The Snowdonia National Park is within driving distance for you outdoor enthusiasts, it has wonderful walking, cycling and opportunities to see some beautiful sights. Nearer to the town, there are some incredible places including the popular towns of Beaumaris and Caernarfon with their majestic castles and much more to do.

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Note: There is a good housekeeping bond of £250
Note: The garden is ample size but not secure. It provides a natural habitat of many native species of wildlife, therefore it is kept purposefully wild.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season