The Bear Hotel

63 High Street, Cowbridge, CF71 7AF, United Kingdom
+44 144 677 4814


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Overall guest ratings

8.8/10 Excellent
Based on 175 reviews
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  • 6.7

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  • Friendly service
  • Accessible parking
  • Friendly atmosphere


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    The The Bear Hotel Cowbridge is situated on the outskirts of Cardiff on the High Street of the quaint market town of Cowbridge. Cowbridge has it all with a rural edge but city chic and something to suit all ages and budgets. Guests will find a number of shops restaurants bars and pubs there. Meanwhile the city centre of Cardiff Wales' beautiful capital city is just 15 minutes away as is the new Cardiff Bay development. Guests will find a number of attractions within around 30 minutes of the establishment including Mermaid Quay Castell Coch McArthur Glen Designer Outlet and Barry Island. The local bus and train stations are within 15 minutes' walk of the hotel. Cardiff International Airport is around 10 miles away. This family-friendly hotel dates back to the 12th century and exudes history charm and character. Guests are assured of a warm welcome and the highest standard of service throughout their stay. The extensive facilities include 33 en suite bedrooms a flagstone Real Ale Bar a luxurious lounge bar and a unique stone-vaulted restaurant. Guests are welcomed into a lobby with 24-hour reception and on-site amenities include conference facilities Internet access and room and laundry services. Guests arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the nearby car park. The hotel offers individually decorated bedrooms some with beamed ceilings or 4-poster beds. All of the guest rooms have en suite bathrooms and come with tea and coffee-making facilities free-view television and free WLAN Internet access. Furthermore all rooms have their own character thus making each room the perfect place to rest read converse dream or indulge. Additional facilities include a hairdryer a direct dial telephone a radio and individually regulated heating. Guests wishing to play a round of golf can visit the course at Cottrell Park which is a 10-minute drive from the hotel. Special lunchtime and evening menus are offered as well as snacks and sandwiches. All dishes are freshly prepared to order and suited to a variety of tastes using local produce. The Hotel is just 20 min from Cardiff Airport by car. Cowbridge has great access to the M4 motorway and the area's major road network making it a great base for exploring the whole of South Wales. Bridgend train station is roughly 15 min away by taxi or the local bus service runs through Cowbridge and takes around 30 min. Cardiff train station is roughly 25 min away by taxi there is also a local bus service.

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    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Designated smoking area
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 159 reviews
    • 10.0 "Perfectly clean."
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
    • 9.5 "Very comfortable."
    • 9.3 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 2.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall Rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 122 reviews
    • 10.0 "Perfectly clean."
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
    • 9.4 "Very comfortable."
      8.9 "89% said the beds were comfortable."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.2 "Incredible bar."
    • 6.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."

    Overall Rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 36 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
    • 9.6 "Very comfortable."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.0 "Rooms are great."
    Good to know
    "Friendly service"
    "Accessible parking"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
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