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High Street, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell NP8 1BW Wales See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews old coaching inn chicken courtyard room coach house the pub great atmosphere hanging baskets nooks and crannies bar meals main building old building excellent food brecon beacons saturday night standard room steak bed was very comfortable
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We popped in here on a busy Saturday lunchtime, primarily to escape the cold, rainy weather. We were so glad we did! This pub is so cosy, with beautiful Christmas decorations, roaring fires and pleasant and helpful staff.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank ecalpem0s
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We didn’t plan on eating out but pooped in for a drink and it turned into dinner. The home made faggots and chips were spicy and delicious! The service is always exceptional, the ambience lovely and the prices are reasonable. Oh and one other thing,...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank BlackrockBird
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing service, everything was perfect. The room was absolutely gorgeous and the food on point😚 The room blew us away with the vintage bath-tub and the lucurious four poster bed. Didn't feel like a hotel room but an apartment, eith the room outdide. Brilliant place....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 587fmela
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I love it at The Bear. We stay every December. It's unique friendly and so stress-free. The staff are fab and so are the locals. The food is delicious and always hot...a must for me. The rooms are gorgeous and we love...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank RhianJ85
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience, an extensive menu, the food is good, the staff are friendly and the service excellent. There are lots of covers so one can normally find a table - then' order at the bar',

Date of stay: November 2018
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Description
A 14th century coaching inn situated in the picturesque brecon beacons national park. It is paradise for walkers, cyclists, fishermen and families. The 35 bedroomed hotel boasts an award More winning restaurant along with a bar which is always full of atmosphere. Very dog friendly, they will be served with a bowl of chicken upon arrival.we also have a beautiful beer garden where you can soak in the sun whilst enjoying a lovely cold drink. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
US$141 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bear Hotel Crickhowell
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Bear Crickhowell
Location
United Kingdom > Wales > Brecon Beacons National Park > Crickhowell
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
US$141 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bear Hotel Crickhowell
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Bear Crickhowell
Location
United Kingdom > Wales > Brecon Beacons National Park > Crickhowell
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Questions & Answers
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Ili00
17 April 2017|
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Response from loulousouthwest | Property representative |
Yes they have a lock up for bikes
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EDWARD B
28 August 2016|
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Response from Margaret B | Reviewed this property |
No not at all , the meals are varied they have an fab choice of food at the bear .
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Margaret G
7 August 2015|
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Response from JudithH001 | Property representative |
Yes. We have on site parking situated within the grounds of the hotel.
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Room Tips
"Ask for a quiet high floor room"
louisepE651ZJ
1 week ago
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"Try for a room in the main building."
kgee251046
3 Oct 2018
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"Book ahead if eating here, gets very busy"
ZPWales
28 Aug 2018
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"Can't as we live locally and only eat and drink there. Our friends were happy"
kevinrR2649AJ
28 Aug 2018
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