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Meifod, Penrhyddion Pella

Capel Garmon near Betws-y-Coed, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1520)

4.7

Excellent

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available

Reviews & Ratings

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26 Customer Reviews

  • "Meifod cottage is a lovely place to stay nice and peaceful the only thing I could say is there was no oven glove"

    Reviewed by DarrenJul 2022

  • "Meifod is located in the middle of nowhere which makes it a great place to relax as it is far from any noises produced by traffic and "humans"."

    To get to the cottage it is important to follow the owners instructions because navigating by postal code will not get you there. All basic needs are catered for although the television could have been a bit larger. The same applies to the shower. My wife had no problem but for me (1.87m and 112 kg) showering was a bit of a Houdini act. The absence of wi-fi was not a major issue as far as we were concerned. Regards, Piet

    Reviewed by PietJun 2022

  • "No welcome pack Tall storage unit not safe plates & mugs in draws of sink Shower unit small with poor pressure Tv very small Step inside front door to accommodate dated wooden floor No home from home feel about the place."

    No where to walk dog other than narrow road No tea towel no hand towel no oven glove.

    Reviewed by PaulJun 2022

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Cosy and tastefully decorated. Beautiful, peaceful location. Fabulous views. Comfy bed. Loads of clothes storage. Owners there if you need them but don't push themselves on you. Location great for accessing the National Park. Will definitely be booking here again.

    Reviewed by GeoffreyMay 2022

  • "Beautiful quiet cottage with lovely views."

    Reviewed by MichaelApr 2022

  • "Room for improvement: Note the cottage hasn’t got wifi or a washing machine."

    I didn’t notice when making the booking as I expected those to be basic facilities. Wifi would be crucial for younger people and those like us who need to stay in touch with work. We had unlimited data on our phones and the reception was fine so could use our phones and laptops. Staying there for a week or longer without wifi and a washing machine could be a problem. Finally arrival after 6 and leaving by 9AM is a bit much. The owners were happy to be flexible but you don’t know until the last minute. Positives: the location was great for us as it is in the middle of Snowdonia only a 5-‘min drive from Betws-y-Coed where you can find everything you need! The drive is on a single track road for the last 5 mins but doable. It is very quiet, quite far from other dwellings so if you ‘re looking for peace this is your place! The two-bedroom cottage is very ample with lots of room for the two or more. It was very clean and had everything you need really. I would get an electric kettle as the hob one takes ages and is not energy-efficient. Overall a good experience for us but with the little improvements mentioned here it could be perfect. Thanks.

    Reviewed by AlejandraFeb 2022

  • "We stayed in the cottage for 5 nights, the cottage was clean, cosy and warm."

    The cottage is in a beautiful quiet location, so it was a perfect place to relax and get away for a relaxing break. We enjoyed watching the stars at night from our bedroom window and relaxing next to the electric wood burner after a long day of walking.The owners were also very lovely and attentive. I would highly recommend this cottage to anyone who enjoys peace and tranquility.

    Reviewed by KarolinaNov 2021

  • "Shower water pressure fluctuated if using downstairs sink but not a big issue."

    Very close and convenient for the mountains loved it.

    Reviewed by RichardAug 2021

  • "Beautiful area."

    Cosy cottage. Very peaceful break much needed . Owners are lovely.

    Reviewed by LisaJul 2021

  • "Had a great week even the weather was good."

    Cottage great and well thought out . Somethings restricted due to COVID but generally couldn’t fault it. Owners very friendly and helpful [ on the phone of course !! ] cottage also situated well for sightseeing and places to visit. Would thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by GillianJun 2021

  • "Although the cottage was very comfortable and the owners superb we feel Sykes Cottages themselves were lacking when it came to communication."

    We asked questions by e mail because we could not get through on the phone , which , to this day have not been answered. However as soon as we had the owners’ details and we telephoned they could not have been more helpful and welcoming , and we enjoyed our stay at their cottage immensely .

    Reviewed by CharlesApr 2021

  • "I had queries regarding the arrival time which I put to Sykes' representative."

    The representative said she would contact the owner with the queries and come back to us with a reply. However, she did not, but instead sent an email the next day saying they were not able to accommodate our request. In fact the owner of the cottage telephoned and let us know the change of arrival time was owing to longer cleaning times of the cottage because of Covid. She was helpful and let us arrive 1 1/2 hours earlier. The cottage was out in the mountains and countryside and it was difficult to arrive in the dark and find the cottage - if it had been later it would have been even more difficult. I am the carer for a disabled person and this was a difficult situation. Perhaps there should be a longer interval between guests to allow an earlier arrival time? The cottage was lovely and well equipped and comfortable for two people, even though quite small. The surrounding countryside was beautiful, with walks all around and in a very peaceful setting. It was a really relaxing stay and (apart from an earlier arrival time, which is due to the very difficult times we are in) everything was perfect.

    Reviewed by BridgetDec 2020

  • "The owners of the cottage really went above and beyond in making sure the cottage was as clean as possible before we arrived."

    They were incredibly helpful and kind and made us feel safe taking a break during the current pandemic. We could not have hoped for better and we'd really recommend staying at this property. I cannot commend the owners more highly as they were truly exceptional. The cottage itself was extremely comfortable, situated in a very quiet spot with beautiful views and very close to some of the best walking in Wales. It was well equipped and had everything we needed for a calm relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2020

  • "We had such a wonderful couple of days in Meifod, the cottage is beautifully situated with wonderful views of the countryside and a shirt drive to Betws y Coed."

    Our hosts were friendly and welcoming and everything was spotlessly clean. A very cosy, homely cottage perfect for our family break. Thank you.

    Reviewed by AmyAug 2020

  • "Charming holiday cottage."

    A great place to base your families north wales adventure.

    Reviewed by DaleFeb 2020

  • "There was a 2019 price list in cottage, the weeks we were there we should have ..."

    There was a 2019 price list in cottage, the weeks we were there we should have paid £273 a week total for 2 weeks £546, you charged us £630, an over charge of £84 can we have a refund please Thank you Mrs S Fisher

    Reviewed by SandraOct 2019

  • "As always our beautiful cottage was clean and had everything we needed."

    Reviewed by ElizabethSep 2019

  • "The owners were welcoming and friendly."

    We had total peace and quiet the whole time. The cottage was beautifully kept, cosy and warm, with everything we needed for our stay. The location was stunning with gorgeous views, abundant wildlife and rolling mountains and countryside everywhere. A nature lover's paradise.

    Reviewed by PaigeMar 2019

  • "Once again Kathy and John have excelled in their welcoming to a fantastic cottage in amazing countryside."

    We absolutely love staying here and would recommend anyone to do the same!

    Reviewed by ElizabethJun 2018

  • "Every time my wife looked at the cottage from her PC she was inundated with emails - she will not be using Sykes again."

    As I booked the holiday from my PC I found that my personal calendar on my phone updated from yourselves with this holiday - obviously double booking the whole week. I found this insulting, patronising and completely unnecessary, as well as invading my personal diary - I shall have to look at permissions to ensure nobody else can do this. Consequently I shall not be using Sykes again. There are plenty of other companies who are better in a number of respects. We also found the website unhelpful in a number of ways. Not least all cottage descriptions could be fuller. However on the good side the cottage was lovely, very clean and the hosts friendly and helpful. A very quiet and picturesque location. Had a wonderful holiday. Pity the lead up to it was spoilt by the calendar issue and a mountain of unwanted emails.

    Reviewed by TerryJun 2018

  • "Meifod is the central cottage in a barn conversion of three."

    We were on a father and son walking trip and it was absolutely perfect for our needs. Exactly as described, and very comfortable. The heating system is very good, the beds comfortable and the kitchen/diner/sitting area just right for a small family. The property owners were very welcoming, including to our dog, which was nice. The location is excellent, being away from the main roads but with some good walking right on the doorstep. There is more local information available in the cottage than you can possibly have time to absorb! All in all, a great stay. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by NicholasApr 2018

  • "Lovely cottage in beautiful part of the world."

    Kathy and John made us feel at home straight away and the milk and Welsh cakes were nice touch. Only thought to improve would be an outdoor box for very muddy boots but only because they made the cottage bit muddy. Would definitely go again. Many thanks, Karen,Tim and Orla

    Reviewed by KarenApr 2018

  • "Only gave cottage `Met Expectations ` as this was our second visit and we already knew the quality, convenience etc."

    And it still met our complete requirements. As expected, the hosts had thought of everything, and I mean everything, even down to first aid kit, needles and thread, local guidebooks and information etc.. We cannot speak too highly of this cottage, its location and the owners. The owners are charming, thoughtful and very efficient. PS We are not related etc. to the owners in any way!

    Reviewed by DavidNov 2017

  • "Brilliant beautiful place!"

    Kath and John went above and beyond with hospitality will definitely rebook to go again!!

    Reviewed by DanielOct 2017

  • "Lovely cosy cottage in the countryside not far from Betswy y Coed."

    Very quiet at night and extremely warm with the central heating. Lovely warm welcome from the hosts. We stayed in the middle cottage which was full of John's beautiful paintings. Had everything we needed to cook at home, but we mostly ate out. Plenty of walks nearby. A very enjoyable stay. Kevin and sue, Australia

    Reviewed by SusanOct 2016

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our stay."

    Just found it difficult to return to our cottage when it was dark as sign posts hard to find and roads we found difficult. Lovely to have the welcome pack and friendly owners, which makes all the difference Truly lovely, spotless, cosy, warm cottage and having the BBQ if we needed to use it was great. Loved the stone walls and looking out windows to see the stars!!! Thank you so much The de la Nougerede's

    Reviewed by SylviaAug 2016

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with two sofas and log-effect electric fire.
  • LPG central heating with electric fire in sitting room
  • Free standing gas cooker, microwave, fridge, TV with Sky FreeSat package, DVD, stereo/CD player
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Bathroom Towels not included
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Shared lawned garden and private front patio with garden furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 2.5 miles
  • Please note: there are 2 steps leading down into the courtyard to access the property

The property

A delightful 18th century terraced barn conversion offering comfortable, light and airy living accommodation.

Full of character and with impressive views of the Snowdonia mountain range, Meifod is perfect for a relaxing holiday.

This property adjoins Ref. 1519 Arfron and Ref. 1521 Bwthyn and together they can accommodate up to 9 people.

Penrhyddion Pella Cottages

Betws-y-Coed 4 miles. A traditional 18th century barn, converted into three cottages, situated within the Snowdonia National Park on a 5-acre livestock smallholding just outside the tiny village of Capel Garmon. It's a lovely position with spectacular views of the Penmachno Valley, Gwydyr Forest and the magnificent Snowdonia mountain range beyond. All three cottages retain many original features with pine panelling, exposed beams and stonework, each offering quality comfortable accommodation, decorated and furnished to create a light and airy atmosphere. Set amidst stunning scenery and providing the perfect base throughout the year for walking, cycling and birdwatching. The cottages are also well situated for visiting picturesque Betws-y-Coed with its specialist outdoor shops, golf course and riverside walks, as well as the castles, beaches and many other places of interest in North Wales.

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About the location

BETWS-Y-COED

Llanrwst 4 miles; Blaenau Ffestiniog 11 miles.

Betws-y-Coed, known as the Gateway to 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 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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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas