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Recommended Accommodation in Snowdonia
New! Camping Pods near Snowdon
Fancy camping in style all the year round? Check out Red Dragon Holidays Camping Pods situated at the very foot of Snowdon near the beautiful village of Beddgelert. Each sleep two people in single beds with all facilities close by. As well as being just metres from the start of the Watkin Path up to the summit of Snowdon, the area is renowned for walking and a host of other outdoor activities.
Prices per Camping Pod start from just £30 per night. Please mention MountainWalk when making your booking!
Snowdonia is situated in North Wales and is quite a driving distance from England. If you are planning to climb Snowdon, it's likely that you are going to have to think about accommodation in the Snowdonia National Park, whether for an overnight stay or a longer break.
Staying in a Hotel in Snowdonia
To enjoy a relaxing holiday, there is nothing better than staying in a hotel as all the hard work will be done for you. Breakfast and any other meals you want will be prepared for you.
Your bed will be made, and your room will be cleaned. All you have to do is enjoy yourself. Hotels in Snowdonia and the immediate surrounding areas range from small budget hotels to luxury hotels with indoor spas and pools. To help you find your perfect hotel, MountainWalk has selected a sample of the best accommodation in the area.
Gallt Y Glynn Hotel
You can't get accommodation much closer to Snowdon than to stay in Llanberis at the foot of the mountain and where the Snowdon Mountain Railway Station can be found. Gallt Y Glynn is a hotel and restaurant with six guest bedrooms as well as a log cabin-style bunkhouse (all en-suite). At Gallt Y Glyn you will have a comfortable stay and will be well fed! Gallt Y Glyn achieves consistently excellent Trip Advisor reviews.
For more information go to the Gallt Y Glyn Website
Saracens Head - Beddgelert
Saracen's Head is located in the heart of Snowdonia in the beautiful village of Beddgelert, which is close to the starting point for the Watkin Path. Saracens has a lot to offer whether you are just after a coffee, a pint or a bite to eat, or you require a quiet meal, a bed for the night and full English breakfast the next morning. 14 bedrooms are available of different sizes and prices, 2 bars with real fires to relax by and plenty of parking. There is also a convenient drying room.
Go to Saracen's Head Website to book.
The Quay Hotel, Llandudno
In May 2012 the Quay Hotel was awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for receiving consistently outstanding traveller reviews. You can be sure of a great welcome and comfortable stay at this esteemed establishment. If you are considering luxury hotels in Snowdonia, think about the Quay hotel which is situated on the coast but only 20 miles from Snowdonia so you can combine two holidays in one. Enjoy a bit of luxury and take advantage of the spa - either to prepare you or take the aches out of your muscles after a walk up Snowdon.
See The Quay Hotel Website and view their special offers
Plas Dolmelynllyn Country Hotel, Dolgellau
Situated in the heart of Snowdonia the Plas Domelynllyn Country Hotel will provide a warm welcome and a relaxing stay and opportunities to pursue any number of outdoor pursuits including walking, mountain biking, kayaking or rafting, horse riding and fishing amongst others. You might end up staying in the 15th century part of the hotel, or the early Victorian part, but whichever you stay in you can be assured it will be a comfortable superior room.
Further details can be found on the Plas Dolmelynllyn Country Hotel Website.
If you want the freedom of being able to come and go as you please, then self-catering accommodation in Snowdonia will be your answer. Many of the cottages in the Snowdonia National Park will be traditional buildings, and some will be newer Snowdon log cabins. Cottages with be equipped with all the essential amenities and will feel like a home from home. You can decide your meal times choosing whether to eat in or out and enjoy absolute privacy without any restrictions. A cottage will normally work out to be more economical than a stay in a hotel, and the Snowdonia national park cottages will provide you with a wide range to choose from, from traditional buildings such as Snowdonia farm cottages to log cabins and luxury cottages depending on your budget and requirements. You can choose from a cottage near Snowdon to one in the outlying towns and villages.
Red Dragon - Cottages near Beddgelert
These Snowdon Holiday Cottages are ideally located for a walk up to the Snowdon Summit being situated just 300 metres from the beginning of the Watkin Path, and close to the small town of Beddgelert which offers an assortment of eateries to suit every budget. Set in 4.5 acres or private woodland the 18th Century farmhouse has been converted to create three cottages.
A log cabin is also available and 2 person camping pods. Comfortably furnished and reasonably priced this self catering accommodation in Snowdonia will provide you with the ideal base to explore this part of Wales.
Red Dragon Cottages are dog friendly.
See the Red Dragon website for further information.