The Bear Hotel Cowbridge

63 High Street, Cowbridge, United Kingdom, CF71 7AF  show map
 3 stars
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The Bear Hotel Cowbridge

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Golf course

Hiking

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The hotel lies in the center of a coastal area, in the vicinity of Fonmon Castle, High Street and Smugglers Cove Barry Island. Renovated in 2012, the hotel combines original architecture with ultimate comfort.

The property is notable for its good location 10 minutes’ walk from Cowbridge city center, close to the castle and museums as well as lakes and a valley.

The hotel boasts close proximity to bars and restaurants.

The Bear Hotel Cowbridge is within a 15-minute drive to Cardiff-wales airport.

Rooms

This property offers 33 modern guestrooms complete with a separate toilet, free Wi-Fi, a work desk, heating and multi-channel TV. Some rooms feature views over Cardiff Bay. All bathrooms come with a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests can also enjoy local meals at the excellent restaurant. Flagstone Real Ale bar is available on site.

Services

The charming hotel offers a copier, a meeting room and a catering service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   33.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Media

  • Television

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel The Bear Hotel Cowbridge Cowbridge location
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Hotel Address:

63 High Street, Cowbridge, United Kingdom, CF71 7AF

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City Center
  • Cowbridge
    200 m
Airports
  • Bus stop
    11.6 km
Restaurants
  • The Quarter Penny Cafe (cuisine: British)
    20 m
  • The Market Place (cuisine: European)
    40 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    33

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Rooms and availability

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One-Bedroom Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
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This double room offers 1 double bed.

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    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Bear Hotel Cowbridge Cowbridge location
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    Hotel Address:

    63 High Street, Cowbridge, United Kingdom, CF71 7AF

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Cowbridge
      200 m
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      11.6 km
    Restaurants
    • The Quarter Penny Cafe (cuisine: British)
      20 m
    • The Market Place (cuisine: European)
      40 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of rooms:
      33

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCowbridgeThe Bear Hotel Cowbridge

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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    What's nearby

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 100 m

    Local attractions

    • St Illtud s Church - 5.6 km
      Llantwit Major CF61 1SSWales
    • The Welsh Hawking Centre - 11.3 km
      Weycock Road, Barry
    • St. Mary's Church St. Fagans - 12.9 km
      Crofft-y-Genau, Cardiff
    • Dyffryn Fernant Gardens - 10.4 km
      Llanychaer, Fishguard
    • St. Fagans: National History Museum - 12.5 km
      Cardiff CF5 6XBWales

    Restaurants nearby

    • The Quarter Penny Cafe - 20 m

      Address: 54 High Street
      Phone: 01446 774999

      70% likes this, based on 120 reviews
      Cuisine: British
      Price Range: GBP 3 - GBP 12

    • Oscars of Cowbridge - 20 m

      Address: 65 High Street
      Phone: 01446774814

      62% likes this, based on 83 reviews
      Cuisine: International

    • Huddart's Restaurant - 30 m

      Address: 69 High St.
      Phone: 01446-774645

      79% likes this, based on 86 reviews
      Cuisine: European, English, Welsh
      Price Range: GBP 8 - GBP 32

    • The Market Place - 40 m

      Address: 66 High Street
      Phone: 01446774800

      79% likes this, based on 189 reviews
      Cuisine: European
      Price Range: GBP 16 - GBP 43

    • Cellars Restaurant at Bear Hotel - 10 m

      Address: 63 High Street
      Phone: 01446-774814

      72% likes this, based on 29 reviews
      Cuisine: British
      Price Range: GBP 20 - GBP 38

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of rooms:
      33

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCowbridgeThe Bear Hotel Cowbridge

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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    The Bear Hotel Cowbridge Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Bear Hotel Cowbridge

    Average guest rating

    7.4out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 18 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      Location suited us - en route to Pembrokeshire. Beautifully appointed, comfortable room and modern bathroom. Bar, lounge and restaurant all good. Plenty of parking at rear of hotel.

      Bedrooms at the front of the hotel are exposed to noise from the High Street - delivery vehicles woke us at 7.00am but any traffic passing is noticeable - no double glazing and had to keep window closed overnight to minimise disturbance from traffic.

    • Single
      9.2

      Location great for my purpose which was attending a party in the town. Would have also been great for shopping had I had the time. Place has great atmosphere and was very busy in all public areas. Many of the original features of the building remain which makes it quite quaint. Very spacious modern bathroom. Room warm and cosy. Despite the comments below which sound bad this was a lovely hotel and I would certainly recommend it.

      Car park is difficult to find as not signposted (or at least I did not see it as I passed it 3 times!!!) I was in a double room on the upper floor which meant lots of stairs. As it was in the roof area it has a sloping ceiling with a large beam which crossed the bed. I am only 5'4 which was fine but had any of my 6+' family been with me I think we would have had some serious headaches! Bed was comfortable but soft on the edges which caused me to roll out during night - and I was sober!!! Room was bit noisy due to a constant dripping which I believe was in the attic and the occasional tank gurgle.

    • Older travelers
      8.2

      Good central location with very friendly and corteus staff,would definetely stay again

    • Single
      7.0

      Good location on the High Street in Cowbridge Secure parking Large and well decorated room Good bar and restaurant facilities

      Room was in the Annex, looking over the courtyard. People sat in the courtyard drinking until midnight were noisy. Courtyard was again noisy early in the morning with deliveries Breakfast service was poor

    • Couple
      10.0

      Individual, old with lots of character. Really friendly staff. Superb food.

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      Atmosphere, history, location, comfort, peace & quiet

      Breakfast (awful - cold & stale); restaurant fully booked on check-in

    • Group of friends
      5.4

      breakfast was good in nicely presented room.

      The room was not very special and for the cost I did expect more.

    • Couple
      9.6

      Location is fab. Free parking and Wifi is great. Room was well decorated and spotlessly clean. Shower room was great, Bed was comfy. Hotel staff were very friendly, professional and helpful. Would defnately stay here again.

      Floorboards in room were rather squeeky so were the floorboards outside of the room and my partner did complain that he was woken up a few times in the early morning by others walking back and for outside. This wouldn't put either of us off coming back again however as it was not a big deal.

    • Group of friends
      8.2

      Friendly helpfull reception. Clean and tidy. Great value for money. Rooms warm and cosy. Good shower. Good breakfast at a suitable time for work.Pleasant friendly staff. Had an enjoyable stay.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      Friendly staff, nice room well heated and the restaurant food was superb which was an added bonus

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      Location was perfect as we were meeting friends for a meal in Cowbridge and didn't want to drive. The staff were very helpful and welcoming. The atmosphere was convivial. The room was small but ok for an overnight stop. The breakfast was fine.

    • Single
      10.0

      I found the hotel to be very clean and comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful. The food served was well cooked and in my opionion tasted excellent. I would definitely be happy to stay here again and to recommend the hotel to others.

      The only thing I can say is the hotel was difficult to identify due to being on a very busy main road through the town.

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      Comfortable, spacious.clean room. Good breakfast. Private parking. Convenient location in centre of Cowbridge and only a few miles from Cardiff.

      I thought it was a bit expensive.

    • Family with children
      9.2

      Great bar,double poster bed large bedroom,convenient parking and town centre location.

    • Older travelers
      6.2

      Breakfast arrangements awkward as all self service are.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Bear Hotel Cowbridge Cowbridge location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    63 High Street, Cowbridge, United Kingdom, CF71 7AF

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Cowbridge
      200 m
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      11.6 km
    Restaurants
    • The Quarter Penny Cafe (cuisine: British)
      20 m
    • The Market Place (cuisine: European)
      40 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of rooms:
      33

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCowbridgeThe Bear Hotel Cowbridge

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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