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8 Watkin Street

(Ref. 1081678)

Conwy, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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15 Customer Reviews

  • "We loved our stay!"

    The cottage was perfect to the last detail - it had a very cozy / homely feel! The prosecco on arrival was a lovely touch too! Nicola the host was very helpful and available to answer any questions… Thank you! We will be back to stay again! Xx

    Thank you for the wonderful feedback Sarah! We’re really pleased that you had a great break and enjoyed the cottage and Conwy as much as we do. Hopefully we’ll be seeing you again! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Mar 2024

  • "The cottage is a perfect place to stay in conwy 5 minutes away from shops restaurants and pubs."

    Home from home we will not hesitate to stay there in the future thanks we loved it Phil and Karen

    Thank you for the lovely feedback! We’re really pleased that you both had a great time. We look forwards to you visiting again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Phil5.0Nov 2023

  • "Welcome basket on arrival, much appreciated!"

    Cottage was to a high standard, comfort, cleanliness and location was perfect.

    Thank you for the great feedback Carol. We hope you’ll make 8 Watkin Street your go to destination when visiting Conwy!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Nov 2023

  • "Great little house in a great location."

    Thanks for the great feedback Phil. We’re glad you loved the house and Conwy; hopefully you’ll be back for another visit! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Phil5.0Oct 2023

  • "The weather has been nice and we had a lovely time."

    We enjoyed staying in the house, it was wonderful. It's got a good view of the Conwy castle from the balcony. I enjoyed the sunrise and sunset from the balcony. And thanks to Pam the house is very neat and clean. And thanks to the wine and cakes.

    Thanks so much for the lovely feedback Ada. We’re so pleased you both had a good stay in Conwy and at the cottage. Hopefully you’ll visit again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ada5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had such a lovely stay in this beautiful cottage."

    The location is perfect. It had everything we needed and the balcony showing views of the castle and Conwy were stunning, we enjoyed many an evening out there watching the people walk along the castle walls. There is no parking however we stayed for 7 days and only had to pay for parking once so this wasn’t an issue. We managed to get free parking on the lane below. Couple of things I would suggest would be a bath mat is needed as the floor gets very wet and we were having to use a towel as a mat. There is a plastic bath mat but the water just goes straight through it. The bed frame in the main bedroom was not very sturdy the frame seems to wobble, so this may need to be adjusted. Also a bit of a clean around the tiles at the bottom of the towel rail, there was quite a bit of dust/dirt around it, looked like it hadn’t been done in quite a while. We very much enjoyed our stay and would definitely recommend and I’m sure we will return very soon.

    Thank you for the feedback and tips Sarah. Our housekeeper has reviewed the cleaning comments and the bed will be fixed tomorrow. I just wish you had let me know when I called to check everything was OK and we could have dealt with these issues immediately so they wouldn’t have affected your stay. Thanks again! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah4.4Aug 2023

  • "Loved it so much have booked again, the house was clean tidy and had everything you need."

    Is in a perfect location and the owners are so helpful and friendly would 100% recommend. Conwy so so beautiful as well and so much to do and see thank you for a lovely stay

    Thank you for the fabulous review Hayley! We’re looking forwards to your follow-up visit in July! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hayley5.0Jul 2023

  • "Great location."

    Would benefit from a good clean and a proper check over between stays. Conwy is a lovely little town. Fantastic views from the balcony.

    We’re so sorry that you were unhappy with the quality of the cleaning Clare, this is the first time we have ever received feedback of this nature, we’ll certainly take it on board and steps to prevent a recurrence. Thank you!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clare3.8Jun 2023

  • "We had a brilliant stay at this cottage - it had everything we needed and is perfectly located to explore Conwy and the surrounding area."

    The cottage has been thoughtfully decorated and has everything we needed for our stay.

    Thank you for the fabulous feedback Hazel. We’re so pleased that you all had an enjoyable break in our home and the wonderful Conwy! Hopefully you’ll be back again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hazel5.0Oct 2022

  • "We enjoyed a three night stay at this beautiful cottage in the centre of Conwy, the owners kept in touch with us right up to us arriving letting us know we could get the keys a few hours earlier than planned."

    The cottage it self was immaculate, very clean and well maintained. We would recommend this accommodation for anyone wanting a relaxing break and the added bonus of Conwy on your doorstep. This will be a return trip for us in the future.

    Thank you for the lovely feedback Christine. We’re all really pleased that you had a great stay in Conwy and enjoyed spending time in our cottage. Hopefully we’ll be taking a booking from you again soon!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Sep 2022

  • "This is a lovely property, It is very well equipped, the owners have tried to think of everything."

    The position of the property is ideal for access to everything happening in Conwy and the surrounding area. Nicola was very contactable and even let us know the property was ready early for us to gain access , which was much appreciated as it was wet and cold winter weather when we arrived so we were very happy to get in the warm. Tasteful Christmas trims and a welcome gift of goodies was a lovely touch . Be aware of the when booking ,Access into the property, there are steps to the front door , and the internal stairs would not be suitable for babies /toddlers or people with mobility issues . It does state this in the property description. We had a lovely 6 night stay and hope to return . Thank you

    Wendy - thank you so much for the lovely feedback, we’re so pleased that everything was to your liking and you had a good stay in Conwy! Do come stay again! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Dec 2021

  • "The cottage was perfect- really well positioned within the walls so everything was close."

    Parking is tricky but did find free parking close by. Owner was super friendly and checked in that everything was ok. Good WiFi, loved the shower and cottage was warm and toasty. Minor quibble that there was nowhere to hang coats downstairs but overall would definitely recommend this property and if we come back to Conwy, would definitely see if this one was available.

    Kevin - thank you so much for the great feedback, we’re so pleased that everything was to your liking and you had a good stay in Conwy! You’ll find that there are coat racks now for when you come again!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Nov 2021

  • "We loved our stay here!"

    The house is in an amazing location, right in the centre of the town, with gorgeous views of the walls and the castle from the terrace. The interior is beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean and comfortable - one of the comfiest beds I’ve ever slept in! The kitchen is really well-equipped and we had everything we needed for an amazing week in North Wales. Communication with the hosts was easy and pleasant, and we appreciated their recommendations and the booklet with leaflets and info on local restaurants and attractions. We really couldn’t have been happier! I’ll definitely come back next time I’m heading to this area.

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Oct 2021

  • "The house was brilliant and it had everything it should for a family like us, we had to bring our own cot for our 4 months old baby but that's not a negative for us at all as we would do it anyway."

    It's close to pubs and restaurants and you can walk down the city wall to visit the castle. The staff was on the phone every time we needed them. We had very relaxing holidays there and the people in Conwy were very friendly. I would give more stars if I could.

    Thank you very much for the feedback and we’re so pleased that you and the family had a good stay. We love Conwy, like you say, everything is on the doorstep! Hope you all come again soon!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Vladimir5.0Oct 2021

  • "The accomodation is beautiful and we particularly enjoyed using the large balcony."

    The thoughful gifts [bara brith, wine]were a lovely touch and you have introduced us to a really excellent brand[Jam Shed]. Unfortunately the handrail on the stairs was unsafe during our stay which was a little stressful[ although the owners made us aware in advance and did attempt to fix it] One other point of feedback was that the double bed is a little small for tall people! But really comfy,and stylish as is the entire property. I love the bathroom tiles! It's also conveniently located for everything in Conwy. I would definitely recommend a stay here

    Reviewed by Anne4.4Sep 2021

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x bunk
  • Ground-floor walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with electric fire
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Balcony with seating and communal garden with lawn
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.1 miles, beach 1.6 miles.Note: Stairs in this property are open-tread and handrail bars are wide, please ensure children are supervised at all times
  • Note: This property does not accept children under 2
  • Note: This property accepts a maximum of 2 Adults and 2 Children

The property

Resting inside the historic walls of Conwy in North Wales, is this fantastic, terraced cottage, 8 Watkin Street.

Set over two floors and sleeping up to four guests, this is the perfect dwelling for exploring North Wales, with easy access to Llandudno’s famous Great Orme and Colwyn Bay’s renowned Welsh Mountain Zoo.

Be welcomed into the homely living/dining room, where you can look forward to cosying up with your loved ones in front of the warming electric fire as your favourite film plays on the Smart TV.

Gather around the dining table to enjoy evening drinks, snacks and play a board game or two.

Show off your culinary skills in the well-equipped kitchen, where you can prepare tasty meals and enjoy hassle-free clean up with the handy dishwasher!

Unwind with a refreshing shower as your pyjamas warm nearby on the heated towel rail.

Retreat to the first floor where you will find two tastefully decorated bedrooms, a double and a bunkroom, both ideal for catching a refreshing nights embrace.

Wake up and enjoy your morning coffee out on the balcony which overlooks the communal garden and out to the estuary and beyond.

Head into the local town where you can visit The Smallest House in Great Britain, a tiny 16th-century cottage which stands at just 1.8 metres wide, visit the magnificent 13th-century Conwy Castle where you can soak up incredible views, walk the Conwy Walls which span the town, or treat your family to fresh fish and chips and tuck in at the Conwy Quay, definitely lunch with a view!

Next stop is the coastal town of Llandudno, well-known for its expansive Victorian Pier and bustling promenade which often plays host to traditional Punch and Judy shows, as well as glorious beaches where the little ones can enjoy a donkey ride on the sands and its famous Great Orme.

Hop aboard an alpine-style cable car which will take you to the top of the Great Orme, where you can expect panoramic views as well as the Great Orme Mines where you can enjoy a wander through the tunnels.

Just a little further is Colwyn Bay, home to the Welsh Mountain Zoo which promises a fun-filled family day out, or the picturesque Betws-y-Coed, where you can enjoy thrills at Zip World, including the sought-after forest coaster.

However, you choose to spend your time in Wales, be sure to pick 8 Watkin Street as your home-away-from-home.

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

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About the location


Llandudno 5 miles; Betws-y-Coed 16 miles.

Conwy, a World Heritage Site, is without doubt world famous for its historical and architectural heritage, yet at the heart of the town lies a hub of bustling activity. Alongside its ancient festivals and fairs, musical recitals, galleries and historical attractions, there is an array of specialist shops, restaurants and hotels. Built for King Edward I between 1283 and 1287, Master James of St George's design, Conwy Castle remains one of the most outstanding achievements of medieval military architecture. The distinctive, elongated shape, with its two barbicans, eight massive towers and a great bow-shaped hall was perhaps determined by the narrow rocky outcrop on which the castle stands. The town is proud of its historic traditions and celebrates its past by retaining many of these in its annual festivals, events and fairs, including the Honey fair, Seed fair and Gwledd Conwy Feast in October, along with other musical events throughout the year. Conwy is the perfect base for exploring the dramatic Snowdonia National Park, walking unspoilt sandy beaches, or taking in the wonderful scenery on your doorstep. Also within reach are the Llechwedd Slate Caverns, which has the longest zip wire in Europe, and Surf Snowdonia is just six miles away.

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Note: This property does not accept children under the age of two years old

Note: This property accepts a maximum of 2 Adults and 2 Children

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas