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Bryn Elsi

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Betws-Y-Coed, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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23 Customer Reviews

  • "It would have been nice to have had more of a welcome pack i."

    E bread, condiments and soap in the en-suite (there was sanitiser)

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Sep 2023

  • "Have done this already"

    Reviewed by Pat4.4Sep 2023

  • "There were 6 of us all males to do some mountain biking all of us agreed it was the best place we have stopped in by far."

    Clean house with nice homely touches. Showers were powerful (which is something we usually grumble about at other places we have stopped at) place was large and very well equipped.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2023

  • "Fantastic property, very well presented and we felt at home straight away."

    Will definitely book again. Thank you

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2023

  • "Great place to stay."

    Property is very spacious, bathrooms were spotless as well as kitchen, property has all the amenities needed, great location too. The only little thing was one of the beds bedding wasn't clean and one broken bed slat prevented us from giving 5* ... Owner responded promptly to message upon our arrival and all got sorted. We would come back again.

    Reviewed by Marcela5.0Aug 2023

  • "Spacious and very well equipped."

    Everything was working ok and welcome pack (milk, Welsh cakes) was a nice touch. A bit more detail on bin collection would be helpful but otherwise all instructions were clear.

    Reviewed by John4.7Jun 2023

  • "Lovely place, perfectly situated, spacious, just perfect"

    Reviewed by Phillip5.0May 2023

  • "Great place in a very good location."

    Just of the main road but is in a very quiet location just 5 minuets walk to the town. Snowden is a nice easy 30 minuet drive.The house is very warm , Comfortable and has everything you need. The kitchen & utility room are a good size & well equipped. The living room has comfy sofas & a lovely log burner.Bedrooms were all comfortable . There were 5 of us staying and we had plenty of room. The only down side is it only has two bathrooms and one is on suite so a bit of queueing in the morning. I would defiantly stay again if I was in the area.The pictures don't do it justice. All of us agreed it was a great place.

    Reviewed by Clive4.7Apr 2023

  • "The property was one of the best we have been in."

    Very comfortable and warm. Could not fault it at all. The only point to make there was no starter pack for the fire as stated. Would stay again.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Mar 2023

  • "Some issues with cobwebs ."

    Mould on skirting in on suite.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.4Sep 2022

  • "What a fabulous place!"

    Tucked away in a quiet location but only two minutes walk onto the Main Street - absolutely perfect! We loved the space and light airy feel of the property, which housed us all without feeling on top of each other. The grandchildren especially loved it, so much that one didn’t want to leave his ‘holiday home’. Thanks again for a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Sep 2022

  • "Great location generous space."

    Clean and well equipped have used for 2nd time. Would recommend for visiting north wales as we did

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Aug 2022

  • "Fantastic property."

    North Wales is a wonderful holiday destination. Plenty of room for everyone, very comfortable, close to the amenities, but far away when Betws was busy. We had the best holiday and hope to go back at the same time next year.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jul 2022

  • "Very clean, great property and perfect location"

    Reviewed by Prateek5.0Jun 2022

  • "We thought it was a lovely cottage and it worked extremely well for our purposes."

    If I was asked how it could be improved, I would say it could do with a bigger fridge and a toilet downstairs, but we were fine and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was great for my 90 year old mum because she could be on one floor and she could just about manage the walk to the river and back. Fabulous supply of crockery and a lovely comfy layout. No complaints at all.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Apr 2022

  • "A great place to stay, thanks very much."

    Reviewed by Nick4.7Mar 2022

  • "What a lovely property, in a lovely location."

    Great size & very clean when arrived. Will definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by Adam5.0Feb 2022

  • "Amazing stay!"

    Excellent location and beautiful cottage

    Reviewed by Francesco4.7Jan 2022

  • "Ideal location for access to all Betws-y-coed has to offer, and off the main road so really peaceful."

    Property is really well furnished in every room, although a little dated but lends itself well to the properties feel/ outdoorsy use. I did notice a few minor cleaning improvements- dusty in places, cobwebs and odd bits of the floor- but it a property that sleeps 8 and such spacious rooms these minor aspects are understandable. Thanks for the great stay!

    Reviewed by Tom4.7Nov 2021

  • "Absolutely lovely accommodation, well equipped and most importantly the beds were very comfortable."

    The only very very slight negative is there were a few cobwebs and those very fine spiders high up near the ceilings. I hate spiders so it could just do with de-cobwebbing more often, but it wasn’t bad enough to put me off the house. Would definitely return and would also recommend to friends. I should imagine it would be lovely to sit out in the garden if there in the summer.

    Reviewed by Kay5.0Nov 2021

  • "A nice holiday cottage in Betws-y-Coed, very close to the amenities of the village and easy access to some lovely walks."

    The cottage itself has everything we needed, spacious liounge and plenty of room for the 7 of us. I would recommend the cottage and the area.

    Reviewed by Beth4.7Oct 2021

  • "The cottage is in a great location, you feel as if you are in the forest whilst being minutes from the village centre."

    It is Tardis like, being so much bigger inside than it looks and is quite luxurious. Whilst some of the utensils (ovenware) could do with updating, the crockery and cutlery are plentiful and looked new. It was very clean on arrival and the large vestibule enabled us to take our boots off inside in the warm and dry when back from a walk. The conservatory provided a peaceful and light place to read and enjoy coffee and cakes from the excellent bakery. We came by train and used the frequent Sherpa buses; it was so easy to get round and be green.

    Reviewed by Neil4.7Oct 2021

  • "This is definitely the nicest holiday accomodation we have stayed in."

    It is brilliantly located with a 2 minute downhill walk to the village centre. All the facilities are top quality and very few similar properties have a conservatory (small) and a good sized garden which is on a split level with tables and chairs - ideal for the summer. Angela, the caretaker who lives very close, was an absolute star and she very promptly had a minor radiator problem corrected and was very helpful with the recycling. Perhaps it's being churlish but a tv in the main bedroom would be nice. Eating places in the village are at a premium and booking well in advance is recommended. The Old Ship at Trefriw is also worth a visit and for shopping, the Co-op at Llanrwst is the best in the immediate area. A really enjoyable stay and we were sorry to leave.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Oct 2021

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  • Over two floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x lower-ground-floor king-size, 1 x ground-floor twin, 1 x lower-ground-floor bunk bed
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas cooker and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • 48" Smart TV, DVD player, CD player, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack of logs inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Off-road parking for three cars, with additional on-road parking
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed
  • Shop 0.1 mile, pub 0.2 miles

The property

Tucked away behind St Mary's Church in the centre of Betws-y-Coed is this beautiful bungalow holiday home, Bryn Elsi, boasting homely interiors and set in a fantastic location.

This four-bedroom abode is spread over the ground and lower-ground floor, and just a short stroll from the many delights of the ‘Gateway to Eryri (Snowdonia)’ as the village is known.

Discover a spacious sitting room to unwind in after a busy day outdoors; light the woodburning stove in here and relish watching a favourite film or show on the large Smart TV surrounded by your loved ones spread across the soft seating.

Get lost in a good book while in the lovely conservatory, perfect for sipping a morning coffee, whilst the dining room can host fresh family breakfasts and hearty evening meals for all the group, with a long table seating all.

The kitchen and utility room boast all the appliances you need on a self-catered stay between them, with a gas cooker, a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.

Access the beautiful upper patio area from the conservatory to enjoy drinks and alfresco dining, whilst down the stone steps the lawn below is perfect for the little ones to run around on, and a second patio decking area provides another peaceful seating spot.

Reach the lower-ground-floor king-size bedroom from the garden with a door giving direct access, with a bunk room also on this floor, whilst the ground floor is home to a twin bedroom, the master king-size bedroom boasting an en-suite shower room, and the family bathroom.

This wonderfully private location is just a few steps from the forest paths leading up behind the church, with a lovely walk leading up into the forest towards the glittering waters of Llyn Elsi, a perfect start to your exploration of this scenic setting right on your doorstep.

Enjoy dining in the many local cafés and restaurants, along with sipping refreshing drinks in the friendly watering holes, with lots of shops to browse too for essentials, ingredients and souvenirs.

Get out on your bikes and head to Gwydir Forest Park with cycling trails, old miners' paths and walking routes aplenty, keeping an eye out for the local wildlife while admiring the enchanting forest scenery, with the beautiful Rhaedr Ewynnol or Swallow Falls being a must-see!

Feel the thrill of speeding through the air on a zip-line at Zip World Fforest, also home to treetop rope courses and a Fforest Coaster, or travel further north to try out the impressive inland surf lagoon of Surf Eryri (Snowdonia)!

More waterfalls await along the River Conwy at Fairy Falls and Rhaedr Y Graig Lwyd, as well as the incredible Go Below Underground Adventures.

This walkers’ and cyclists' paradise is teeming with excellent, although challenging, routes with plenty of mountains and peaks in the surrounding area to tackle, along with the highest of them all, Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon).

Spend a memorable holiday in the Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park in this fantastic dwelling, Bryn Elsi.

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About the location


Llanrwst 4 miles; Blaenau Ffestiniog 11 miles.

Betws-y-Coed, known as the Gateway to Eryri (Snowdonia), is North Wales' most popular inland resort. Surrounded by dense woodland and magnificent mountain country, this is a haven for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. At Betws-y-Coed the River Conwy meets its three tributaries flowing from the west, and the beauty of the area is enhanced by cascading waterfalls, river pools and ancient bridges. Most famous of all are the magnificent Swallow Falls, situated where the Llugwy River hurls itself into a spectacular chasm. The village has shops, pubs, places to eat, miniature railway, a riverside golf course and the Tree Top Adventure High Ropes Course, and is home to The Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park Visitor Centre, as well as being the start of the beautiful Conwy Valley which leads to the coast and the lovely towns of Llandudno and Conwy.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas