Craig-y-Dderwen Riverside Hotel
“Modest and homely hotel perched by the River Conwy” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
This Victorian country-house hotel is set in well-maintained grounds alongside the River Conwy, at the end of a tree-lined drive. Views down the river can be enjoyed from the restaurant and deck. Many of the bedrooms have balconies, and the feature rooms include a four-poster bed and a hot tub. There are comfortable lounges and the atmosphere throughout is tranquil and relaxing.
Facilities – at a glance
Electric vehicle charging
- En-suite rooms: 18
- Family rooms: 2
- Bedrooms Ground: 1
- Smoking rooms: 1
- Satellite TV available
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Laundry facilities
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Private fishing
- Croquet Available
- New Year entertainment programme
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 50
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Walk-in showers
- Single room, minimum price: £110
- Double room, minimum price: £130
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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About the area
The majority of the population of Conwy lives along its picturesque coastline, while a third of the county falls within jaw-dropping landscape of the Snowdonia National Park. The town of Conwy, which takes its name from the county (which in turn was named after the river that runs through it), is undoubtedly one of the great treasures of Wales.
Three fine bridges – Thomas Telford’s magnificent suspension bridge of 1822, Robert Stephenson’s tubular railway bridge, and a newer crossing – all stretch over the estuary beneath the castle, allowing both road and the railway into this medieval World Heritage Site. Pride of place goes to the castle, dating back to 1287.
Conwy is the most complete walled town in Britain, with walls measuring an impressive six feet in thickness and 35 feet in height. The walkway along the top offers splendid over-the-rooftop views of the castle, the estuary and the rocky knolls of nearby village of Deganwy. At the wall’s end, steps descend to the quayside where fishermen sort their nets and squawking seagulls steal scraps.
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