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Plas Gwyn
4 out of 5
Cader Road, Dolgellau, Dolgellau, Wales
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4.8/5Exceptional! (72 reviews)
Quality accommodation and lovely owners

"Quality accommodation with the charm and sophistication of a welsh town. The owners can’t help you enough and the breakfast was fabulous. 10/10"…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2019

Plas Gwyn
Dolgun Uchaf Guesthouse
4 out of 5
Dolgun Uchaf, Nr Dolgellau , Snowdonia, Dolgellau, Wales
The price is £83 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (114 reviews)
Comfortable and good breakfast

"A tidy guest house with reasonable spec. Very clean. One thing to note is that it is said to be 'pet friendly' on but in fact this is only partially the case. Some rooms are in the house and dogs are not allowed in these - so best to check first. We would stay again - it is handy for Dolgellau ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Dolgun Uchaf Guesthouse
Plas Dolmelynllyn Country Hotel
3 out of 5
Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, Wales
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £102 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (229 reviews)

"Fantastic location and lovely, if slightly quirky, building The staff were brilliantly helpful and accommodating Breakfast was great and the room service was very helpful, given that we took our dog with us"…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2020

Plas Dolmelynllyn Country Hotel
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About Dolgellau Historic Hotels

Travelling can be more than just going somewhere different on your stay out of town, it can also be about understanding the culture and history of a region. One of the best ways to get an idea of the city's culture is to absorb yourself in its history. Touring the region's landmarks or museums is a fine start, but staying in a Dolgellau historic hotel can carry you back to another time period. Get ready to pack your suitcases (and no need for the time machine) as your Dolgellau historic hotel awaits.

Grab Your Place in History

Many of the traditional hotels in Dolgellau give you a feel for a past period as soon as you pass through the front door. From Victorian-style architecture to locations infused with a rich history, these surroundings will make you'll immediately think like you have stepped into a history book. Luckily, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. While these lodgings may be older, they have many up-to-date conveniences to help you take it easy on your trip. You'll find rooms outfitted with a cosy bed, loads of character, and just about everything you'll want for a wonderful trip.

After you've checked-in and had time to look around the historic hotel property, you can check out the famous landmarks and museums to take in more of the region's culture. Of course, all this exploring is going to work up an appetite. Ask your hotel's front desk to show you the popular places to enjoy a drink or tea in Dolgellau are. You can also scan through the comments section and read the suggestions other travellers to Dolgellau thought were merit visiting.

Book Your Dolgellau Historic Hotel Today

Dolgellau has 3 vintage hotels that exude the feel and look of another era. Some of these lodgings are where influential writers may have stayed. You're certain to find a hotel possessing all the in-room amenities as well as the characteristics you desire. Take advantage of the great Dolgellau deals with Expedia, and make your visit memorable with a stay in one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Dolgellau?
A trip to the significant historical sites in Dolgellau is likely at the top of your travel itinerary. You can check out the gardens and countryside during your visit.
Where's the best place to stay in Dolgellau to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Plas Dolmelynllyn Country Hotel is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free parking. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Plas Gwyn and Dolgun Uchaf Guesthouse.
How many historical hotels will I find in Dolgellau?
Dolgellau is home to 129 hotels and other accommodation options bookable on Expedia, including 3 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical sites and other places in Dolgellau?
A couple of favourite places to visit are Cader Idris Mountain and Snowdonia National Park. In the area, you’ll also find Barmouth Beach and Harlech Castle.
What is a historic hotel like in Dolgellau?
By choosing a historic hotel, you can spend a night or two in a building that has an official historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge or skyscraper can be turned into a historic hotel provided that it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features can be admired in the public spaces and guestrooms of such hotels in Dolgellau, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels are generally the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value along with how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Dolgellau have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you’ve come to expect, while every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities and the usual amenities found in most hotels should be available at a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Dolgellau, you won’t find a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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