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Bro Mebyd

(Ref. 1089344)

Criccieth, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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21 Customer Reviews

  • "Great location especially once we found the little alleyways."

    Garden and conservatory particularly nice. Power shower excellent although bathrooms quite cold.Couches are a bit dated and not terribly comfy but ok. Nitpicking here but could really do with serving spoons. Hard to dish up with tablespoons Enjoyed our stay and would definitely return.

    Pleased you enjoyed your stay, Serving spoons are being replaced, thank you for letting me know new ones are needed. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.7Sep 2023

  • "The essential item that the cottage could do with we think is a pair of kitchen scissors only a small item but greatly used."

    Qgen available. Also both green waste bins are in need of replacement as the are both damaged and you have to be careful when putting them out for emptying. On the good side the garden is secure so our dog Cooper could have plenty of zoomies around the garden.It is a lovely quiet area.The prince of Wales pub in the village is friendly and has so cracking food on offer also the castle chippy is another place to visit as the fish and chips are outstanding.

    Reviewed by Neil3.8Sep 2023

  • "A great bungalow with a lovely conservatory and garden Very roomy with good wi -fi ."

    Plenty of hot water and great powerful showers! As others have stated pans etc could do with replacing but it’s only for a short time and didn’t spoil our holiday as you improvise! Would definitely use this accommodation again .

    Reviewed by Kay3.8Aug 2023

  • "Very comfortable and well equipped property close to facilities and in an ideal location for exploring this part of north Wales."

    Lovely conservatory and garden. Had a very enjoyable week. One small point - absence of a food waste recycling container seemed strange, otherwise clear explanations provided on how to deal with waste disposal.

    so pleased you enjoyed your stay, and found the property comfortable. the food waste container is a bit of a mystery , it comes and goes I'm sorry. The Waste removal in this area is a little complicated, and therefore doesn't always go to plan ! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Aug 2023

  • "Thank you for a great holiday in your lovely bungalow."

    It was really comfortable with a lovely garden and in a great location. We loved it.

    thank you for taking he time to comment, so pleased you had a good holiday. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely bungalow, conservatory and garden in a very convenient location."

    only a few small niggles; Double bed very small, water very chlorinated could do with filter, TV could be updated

    Helpful comments, thank you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Marlene4.7May 2023

  • "A lovely bungalow conservatory a bonus A grab rail fitted in the shower would be ideal Thank you"

    thank you for your positive comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barbara4.7May 2023

  • "I really enjoyed our stay and think it is a lovely property, well located."

    The local team were very helpful, the national Sykes team slightly less so. I had a problem the first night I was there, when a blown bulb tripped all of the switches in the house. I was staying with my 93 yo mother, so it was quite scary to be left in the dark. The national Sykes team were not too helpful, but passed me on to a local contact, who was lovely and helpful. However, if you left info on how to access the garage and fuse panel in the guest info, a few fraught hours would have been avoided. Apart from that, we had a lovely stay.

    Sorry you needed access to the garage, it does take few minutes I had a call from Menai as an adjustment to the boiler was required by an engineer. I am not aware you had a trip failure, but we have just changed numerous bulbs for new LEDs. sorry that is no help to you now.! So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Martin3.8Jan 2023

  • "Very disapponted there was no internet or mobile phone signal The chairs were ..."

    Very disapponted there was no internet or mobile phone signal The chairs were hard Thicker duvets Location was very good and the conservatory was excellent

    Unfortunately internet and phone signal beyond our control, service provider issues in the area. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael3.4Oct 2022

  • "We appreciated the milk and cakes on our arrival."

    We liked the conservatory and enclosed garden and also the kitchen area. However, we found the sofas very uncomfortable - in fact all the lounge area is dated and needs modernising. There were no instructions on how to use the appliances. The toilet does not flush properly. The bedroom carpets need replacing. We do like the location of the property.

    Thank you for taking the time to comment. As I have commented before the sofas are scheduled for replacement just as soon as we can physically do the change. Some furnishings are dated I agree, improvements are a work in progress and there are some to be addressed over the winter. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ian2.2Oct 2022

  • "There were no instruction manuals at all in this property - cooker, hob dishwasher , heating etc."

    Also there were dead spiders and insects which looked like they had been there for a while and one of the lavatories flush system was very erratic. Otherwise it is a conveniently situated bungalow with good parking and the office helped me quickly to locate the heating thermostat. The conservatory and garden are very pleasant..

    I shall leave the instructions in a better place, sorry, they are all in the house. The thermostat for heating is wired on the wall to the Lefthand side of the TV. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Bernadette3.4Sep 2022

  • "This property is a quiet and excellent location and a perfect base for exploring Criccieth and the wider area."

    The garden is secure and beautiful and there is a very pleasant and comfortable conservatory to relax in. It would have been helpful to have a few more instructions as to how appliances, etc worked, and as per a couple of other reviews the lounge sofas were not the most comfortable. There were a couple of issues that couldn't have been foreseen which Menai cottages acted on very efficiently and promptly. We enjoyed our week and would return to Bro Mebyd

    Reviewed by Sandra4.4Sep 2022

  • "We found the bungalow very convenient, although the sofa need replacing as they were not very comfortable, the toilet next to the bedrooms doesnot flush properly, the windows needed cleaning but on the whole comfortable and good value for money."

    Thank you for your helpful comments. The sofas are scheduled for replacement as soon as we can do the swap, and the windows were last cleaned in August. Toilet - thank you for bringing it to my attention. Pleased you had a good visit. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jenifer3.8Sep 2022

  • "We enjoyed our week at Bro Mebyd."

    We especially enjoyed the conservatory. The cottage was well equipped, and it was only a few minutes walk before reaching the sea. We appreciated the provisions (including some milk and welsh cakes) on our arrival. Our ~Sat Nav took us to the road, but we found the instructions about 2nd house after cross roads a bit confusing. It would have been helpful to use the house number - 26 in the instructions. A bit confused about what went into which bin, but all was collected on the appropriate day. But these are only minor details. It was a good base for our holiday, good to have parking and easy to walk into Criccieth from there.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely property."

    Will book again. Two points 1. They floor screws on the bathroom toilet are very loose. They need fixing asap to avoid possible flood. 2. The light in the rear toilet does not work. Many thanks for a lovely week

    Reviewed by Howard Martin5.0Jul 2022

  • "Whilst the property is in an ideal location which allowed us to have a super holiday."

    .... the property itself is in need of a little love and attention to detail with the clients stay at the forefront of the mind.... 1. The sofas are extremely uncomfortable 2. There is no hoover to allow clients to keep things clean 3. The bedrooms are in need of modernisation as there is a reminder of who used to live at the property.... (felt a little uncomfortable) 4.Although there was some information about the property/location this could be vastly improved upon and presented in a more professional manner.

    Thank you for your helpful feedback. My first season of holiday lets, I'm learning a lot !! I acknowledge some things are a little dated, but functional, and improvements are ongoing. A new vacuum is ordered and a new single bed will. be delivered soon. Very happy you had a lovely holiday. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chris3.8Jul 2022

  • "We had a great holiday at Bro Mebyd the cottage is in a great position and ideal for the beach, local walks and the many shops, bars, restaurants and cafes on the High Street."

    After reading other reviews I was surprised that hardly anyone had mentioned the short cut to the High Street. Just 3 properties further down the street there is a pathway, if you keep to the left, that will lead you over the pedestrian level crossing and on up to the High Street, just an easy ten minute walk. This pathway also leads you, in the opposite direction, to the bowling green and mini golf. There is also a play area for children and a football field. The cottage, all be it very spacious only has 2 small sofa's which are not very comfortable to relax in and would benefit from an upgrade. The conservatory is much better for relaxing but there's no TV in there. The shower head in the main bathroom needs changing and the outlet for the second shower overflows. While we were there we discovered a wasp nest in the shed, where the outdoor seating is stored, a big thank you to Amanda at Menai Holiday Cottages for sorting this out the same day for us.

    Thank your your helpful comments. The overflow from the shower is fixed, blocked further down the pipes, by object which should have been disposed of by another means ! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Noel4.4Jun 2022

  • "Loved the cottage and the garden did not want to leave only drawback not enough information on how things work and tell of short cut to shops whilst we were there a light bulb went in the bathroom and fused all the light ."

    Could not find fuse board as it was in the locked garage. Managed to get everything sorted and had a lovely stay.

    Sorry you had the issue with the fuses, but pleased Menai sorted it for you. I am aware that the fuse board is not in the best place and I will consider moving it. So pleased you had a good stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan4.4Jun 2022

  • "Comfortable cottage."

    Very quiet area. Easy access to beach and coastal path with the dog. Conservatory a great bonus. Good cooking facilities but curious lack of ovenware - no roasting pans. Also no food waste bin. Husband found supplied bath towel was too small, so he had to additionally use those provided in the unused bedroom - not good if there had been 4 guests.

    Comments all noted, thank you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Juliet3.8May 2022

  • "Lovely property and fantastic position"

    Thank you, so pleased you enjoyed Bro Mebyd. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan4.7May 2022

  • "It was a great stay for us."

    Just what we needed. 5 mins to sea. We would stay again however we would bring baking trays and extra cutlery. It would have been useful to have access to a washing machine and a carpet sweeper.

    Reviewed by Val3.8May 2022

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  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawned area and patio
  • One well-behaved pet is welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.3 miles, beach 0.2 miles Note: This property requests a Good Housekeeping Bond of £150

The property

Tucked away in the seaside town of Criccieth, Gwynedd, near a beach, is this pretty, detached cottage, Bro Mebyd.

Enjoying an enclosed garden and ground-floor living, this pet-friendly property makes a wonderful escape for four friends or a small family.

Leave your vehicle in a private parking space before stepping inside to discover the entrance hallway; here you can kick off your shoes ready for exploring the coastline.

The open-plan living space is the idyllic place to unwind after an action-packed day, sprawl out on the sofa with a cup of tea, as the TV plays your favourite shows.

Step over to the contemporary kitchen area, certain to entice budding chefs with electric oven and hob, as well as a dishwasher for a fuss-free clean; when dinner is served, settle down at the dining table and uncork a bottle of fizz.

When the sun is shining, you and your furry friend can bask in the good weather out on the rear lawn or on rainy days curl up in the conservatory and escape into a book.

After an adventurous day, enjoy a steamy shower to refresh or indulge in a bubble-bath in the tub in the family bathroom and you can leave your towel on the radiator to keep it warm and fluffy.

When eyes grow heavy, two well-presented bedrooms await, choose between a double and a twin bedroom, both with ample storage to unpack your belongings.

Awaken with a steaming cup of coffee in the conservatory before joining your guests at the dining table for a hearty breakfast.

Just moments away is a rocky beach, where you can take your pooch for a run about and spend an afternoon snorkelling or relaxing.

History buffs will be thrilled with a trip up the hill to marvel at the remains of Castell Criccieth, which was destroyed by Welsh Princes and for more attractions, venture into Porthmadog for its Maritime Museum and traditional steam trains.

The seaside village of Abersoch is also worth a visit, with its Blue Flag beach, where you can lay back on the golden sand and its high waves for surfing enthusiasts; fuel your excursions at beachfront cafes and watch the world whirl by.

For a much-needed break to the stunning Llyn Peninsula, consider Bro Mebyd.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Porthmadog 5 miles; Portmeirion 8 miles; Abersoch 15 miles.

Often described as the 'Pearl of Wales on the shores of Snowdonia’, this delightful seaside town is situated just 5 miles from Porthmadog. The town’s 13th century castle perches majestically on a rocky outcrop, dominating the skyline and offering superb views of Tremadog Bay and the Snowdonia mountains. Watersports enthusiasts will be delighted by the two beaches, whilst walkers and bikers are spoilt for choice by the proximity of the beautiful Snowdonia National Park. Stroll along the beaches, watch porpoises playing in the surf, or relax in the various pubs, restaurants and tea rooms, sampling the famous Cadwalader’s ice cream. Further afield, attractions such as Portmeirion’s wonderful Italianate gardens, the Ffestiniog railway in Porthmadog, Harlech Castle, Caernarfon Castle and the beautiful beaches and renowned golf courses of the Llyn Peninsula are all within an easy drive.

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