The Bear Hotel - Cowbridge

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

Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Laundry
Meeting facilities

Catering service

Sports activities

Hiking

Golf course

Overview

The Bear Hotel is a 3-star property offering comfortable guestrooms with a breathtaking view of Welsh Valleys. The charming hotel, built in 1150, is renowned for its Roman architecture.

This hotel is located in a market area, 19.9 km from Cardiff Bay. The property lies within 1 km from the city center.

The hotel boasts close proximity to bars and restaurants.

Guests can reach The Bear Hotel by car from Cardiff-wales airport in 15 minutes.

Rooms

There are 33 guestrooms featuring deluxe apartment, executive double room and standard twin room equipped with IDD telephone, heating, a work desk, free wireless internet and multi-channel television. Some rooms at The Bear Hotel have a view over the valley. They provide bathrooms with a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The excellent restaurant offers fine local meals. Guests are invited to the Flagstone Real Ale bar to unwind with a drink. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, The Market Place and Bar 44 are about 50 meters from the property.

Services

The Bear Hotel offers a copier, a meeting room and a catering service for business guests.

Relax

Such sports activities as golf and hiking are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   33.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • On-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Golf course

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

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

Media

  • Television

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib GBP 15
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 4 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

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

The Bear Hotel photos Room
Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Canopy/poster bed
  • Media:TV
  • Radio
Deluxe Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

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The Bear Hotel photos Room
Executive Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
  • Radio

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center100 m

Local attractions

  • St Illtud s Church5.6 km
    Llantwit Major CF61 1SSWales
  • The Welsh Hawking Centre11.3 km
    Weycock Road, Barry
  • St. Mary's Church St. Fagans12.9 km
    Crofft-y-Genau, Cardiff
  • Dyffryn Fernant Gardens10.4 km
    Llanychaer, Fishguard
  • St. Fagans: National History Museum12.5 km
    Cardiff CF5 6XBWales

Restaurants nearby

  • The Quarter Penny Cafe20 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 Cowbridge20 m

    Address: 65 High Street
    Phone: 01446774814

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

  • Huddart's Restaurant30 m

    Address: 69 High St.
    Phone: 01446-774645

    79% likes this, based on 86 reviews
    Cuisine: European, English, Welsh
    Price Range: GBP 7 - GBP 30

  • The Market Place40 m

    Address: 66 High Street
    Phone: 01446774800

    79% likes this, based on 189 reviews
    Cuisine: European
    Price Range: GBP 15 - GBP 40

  • Cellars Restaurant at Bear Hotel10 m

    Address: 63 High Street
    Phone: 01446-774814

    72% likes this, based on 29 reviews
    Cuisine: British
    Price Range: GBP 18 - GBP 36

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

Hotel Awards

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The Bear Hotel Reviews

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

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:

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

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

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