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10 Great Reasons to Stay at George III Hotel Dolgellau - Snowdonia
Located on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, George Third Hotel Dolgellau boasts a spectacular location on the banks of the splendid Mawddach Estuary. The hotel enjoys superb views of the Snowdonia mountain range and Cader Idris. This Dolgellau hotel is located in a peaceful and tranquil area near the main towns and attractions. Dolgellau is only 2.5 miles from the hotel and Barmouth is 9 miles away. The surrounding area offers a host of country pursuits, these include mountain biking, golfing, fishing, and rambling. If you're thinking of going to Dolgellau for vacation or a short break, here are 10 reasons why this beautiful hotel in Snowdonia is a must-visit place.
George Third Hotel has 11 superbly furnished rooms all en-suite. There are 4 double rooms located in the main hotel and 6 twins and doubles located in the lodge offering spectacular views of the Mawddach Estuary. All rooms are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities and LCD flat screen TVs. The main hotel also has a room which can accommodate 6 people. The George III Suite, located on the lodge's first floor, has a sitting room with a balcony, double bedroom, contemporary bathroom, and detached shower room. It offers excellent views of the estuary.
This Dolgellau hotel has a 50-seater restaurant which serves mouth-watering meals. The meals are prepared using high quality locally sourced ingredients and offer a selection of traditional and modern dishes. The ingredients used to make meals are some of the best in the whole of UK. These include the Berwyn Bred Welsh Black Beef and Meirionnydd Mountain Lamb as well as fish sourced locally. The hotel also serves delicious vegetarian dishes and children's meals.
A Fine Selection of Bars:
The bars at George Third Hotel cater to residents and non-residents alike. The Dresser Bar, which is the main bar, serves a wide range of drinks including sprits, cask ales, ciders, popular lagers, hot drinks, and different types of wine. The bar was constructed from an old Welsh dresser and offers amazing views of the Mawddach Estuary. The second bar, known as the Cellar Bar, offers a family-friendly, informal environment. The bar has a good selection of local cask ales and a well-priced food menu which has made it popular with families, hikers, and dog-lovers.
Undoubtedly one of Wales' top attractions, this popular Italian village is located in Gwynedd, North Wales. It was built between 1925 and 1975 by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis. 70 acres of exotic woodlands surround the village with many coastal walks. For a family fun day, take your loved ones to Portmeirion.
Coed y Brenin Visitors Centre:
Located 7 miles from George Third Hotel Dolgellau, this centre is the entry point to Coed y Brenin Forest Park. The park offers world-class mountain bike trails, family walks, a cycle shop, cafe, an easy access trail, and an all-ability play area.
King Arthur's Labyrinth:
Located in Corris village underneath the mountains of Southern Snowdonia, the labyrinth is among the most mysterious attractions in Mid Wales. A hooded Dark Age boatman will take you on an underground trip that goes through a waterfall and takes you back a thousand years. Explore the striking underground caverns and twisting tunnels of the Labyrinth as you listen to tales of King Arthur and other Welsh Legends.
The Centre for Alternative Technology:
Established in 1975, the centre focuses on informing people about discovering alternative ways of living that protect the environment. The centre aims at showing people how they can live without destroying the life-support system. The centre has a water-balanced cliff railway that was designed to reclaim unused energy and save energy.
Llanfair Slate Caverns:
The man-made tunnels and caverns are over 100 years old and have candles for lighting. The slate, which is among the world's oldest, is found between layers of old Pre-Cambrian rocks. Many of Britain's and Ireland's industrial towns had roofs made from Llanfair slate. The caverns' exit offers amazing views of Cardigan Bay.
A little Further Away - Electric Mountain Visitor Centre:
For a truly amazing day, visit this centre located in Llanberis and discover the powers of pumped storage hydro-electricity. Learn about the fastest response turbine generators in the world which take mere seconds to go from zero to full power! The tremendous size of the inlet valve chambers will leave you in awe. Go deep into the Elidir Mountain's labyrinth filled with dark and magnificent tunnels that showcase one of man's greatest engineering feats.
Llechwedd Slate Caverns:
Take an underground journey to see the tremendous caverns and underground lake and learn about North Wales' quarry history in an amazing light and sound tour. There is a tramway tour that will take you back 100 years and teach you about a Victorian quarryman's life.
Make your stay to Dolgellau a memorable one by staying at George Third Hotel. The friendly and courteous staff will make your stay a truly exceptional experience