The Bear Hotel

High StreetCrickhowellNP8 1BWUnited Kingdom
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About The Bear Hotel

The Bear Hotel Hotel is a charming and historic hotel situated in Crickhowell in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park, close to both Cardiff and Bristol.

Each of the 30 individual rooms is full of personality. All rooms come with basic amenities and are decorated uniquely.

The Bear Hotel Hotel is able to hold functions and conferences for a number of purposes, whether corporate or family. Catered options are available, and a full range of facilities are on offer for corporate events.

The restaurant at the hotel is popular and cosy, offering a seasonal and local menu of award-winning food. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available, as well as a fully-stocked bar.

The hotel is in the centre of Crickhowell. There are a number of possible activities nearby including hiking, mountain climbing, fishing, sailing and pony trekking as well as many other attractions.


High Street, Crickhowell, NP8 1BW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1873)810408 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Great location in a lovely town.

A number of reviews comment on the idyllic location in the centre of a beautiful old Welsh town. Guests comment that this is a great, romantic place to visit for those wishing to escape the city for a few days. Guests also comment that the location is ide

Good food and great bar atmosphere.

Guests comment on the great food served, from breakfast through the lunch and dinner. Staff seem to be polite and attentive, and food is served hot and promptly. Guest also comment that portion sizes are large and offer good value for money.

Comfortable rooms and a lovely garden.

Rooms are reportedly comfortable, clean and pleasant. Guests comment on the lovely character of the hotel, particularly the garden in which guests can just sit and relax. The garden is reportedly well looked-after.

Negative Reviews

Very tight parking spaces.

A few guests complain of very tight parking spaces in the car park, reportedly not helped by selfish parking. The car park seems to be too small for the size and capacity of the hotel in general.

No air conditioning in rooms.

A number of guests comment on hot, stuffy bedrooms, even when the weather isn’t particularly hot. There seems to be no air conditioning in any of the rooms, and some windows are reportedly stiff and difficult to open. Guests do comment that fans are provi

Noise from the main road in front of the hotel.

A couple of guests with rooms overlooking the main road in front of the hotel comment that traffic noise is disturbing, and that windows do not seem to shut out much sound.

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