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

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Golf course

Hiking

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Bear Hotel Cowbridge is a 3-star peaceful property, set on the beach front. The building was renovated in 2012.

Many Cowbridge sights, including St Donat's Castle, Fonmon Castle and Penmark Castle are 20 minutes drive from the hotel. It is located 230km from London and just 1km from the center of Cowbridge.

Direct access to the local beach and surrounding a valley is provided.

Fast access to Cardiff-wales airport within 15km is provided.

Rooms

This hotel comprises of Family One-Bedroom Single Room, Executive One-Bedroom Double Room and One-Bedroom Double Room that come with unique décor as well as ironing facilities, LCD flat-screen TV, a telephone, a writing desk and heating. Most rooms offer spectacular views, overlooking Cardiff Bay. They offer private bathrooms with a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat

The charming restaurant serves excellent meals. Afternoon tea can be savored in the lounge bar.

Services

Bear Hotel Cowbridge offers business facilities, such as a meeting room, internet access and a photocopier and provides dry cleaning, shoe shine and ironing service.

Relax

Guests can choose from golf and hiking available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free private hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of rooms   33.

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Facilities

General

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

Activities

  • Hiking

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Golf course

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

  • All children under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of GBP 15 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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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
  • 11.6km
Restaurants
  • The Quarter Penny Cafe (cuisine: Café, 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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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
  • 11.6km
Restaurants
  • The Quarter Penny Cafe (cuisine: Café, 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

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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Popular areas

  • City Center - 100 m

Local Attractions

  • St Illtud s Church - 5.6km
    Llantwit Major CF61 1SSWales
  • The Welsh Hawking Centre - 11.3km
    Weycock Road, Barry
  • St. Mary's Church St. Fagans - 12.9km
    Crofft-y-Genau, Cardiff
  • Dyffryn Fernant Gardens - 10.4km
    Llanychaer, Fishguard
  • St. Fagans: National History Museum - 12.5km
    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: Café, British
    Price Range: GBP 2 - GBP 11

  • 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 6 - GBP 27

  • The Market Place - 40 m

    Address: 66 High Street
    Phone: 01446774800

    79% likes this, based on 189 reviews
    Cuisine: European
    Price Range: GBP 14 - GBP 37

  • 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 17 - GBP 33

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

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The Bear Hotel Cowbridge Reviews

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

Individual 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
  • 11.6km
Restaurants
  • The Quarter Penny Cafe (cuisine: Café, 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

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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