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An Authentic Victorian Stay

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Lots of people visit Llandudno every year, hoping to experience a fantastic seaside resort which boasts original buildings which have been painstakingly maintained and cared for, every inch the glorious sight they were in Victorian times.
There’s something magical about this beautiful seaside resort, which touches the soul and resonates with Victorian elegance and splendour. Whether it’s the beautiful stretch of perfectly clean and pristine beaches, it’s variety of amazing things to do and see within and a few miles drive away, Llandudno has absolutely something for everyone and it’s no wonder that the resort has been crowned the Queen of Welsh resorts.
Part of Llandudno’s fantastic success is partly owed to its row of stellar hotels in Llandudno, and while they’re all of an excellent standard, the beauty of Llandudno is very much thanks to the beauty of the hotels within it. Some of course are more beautiful than others, and an excellent addition to its very many rows of wonderful hote…

The Groes Inn Is Mentioned In the Michelin Guide 2017

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Who remembers the Groes Inn? This wonderfully quaint and oldy timey restaurant in Conwy as well as a pretty decent hotel was a wonderfully kept secret in Wales and the UK for the quality of it’s food and very reasonable rates for a number of years, which directly benefitted from numerous Michelin Guide mentions as well as having the rather illustrious position of holding an AA Rosette for well over ten years.
The Groes Inn then seemed to take it easy for a number of years. While indeed the building was never ignored or left to stagnate, and the quality of the food remained quite good, the Groes Inn almost seemed to burn out and never really managed to recapture former glories. Why is a very difficult question. Perhaps it was the very well documented fact that restaurants in North Wales and indeed the UK upped their game in the era of online reviews. Perhaps the Groes Inn even lost their way a little.
Many people have very fond memories of this coaching inn which claims to be the ol…

Award Winning Llandudno Hotel Opens for 2017

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We’re very big fans of holidaying in the UK and most specifically Llandudno, a beautiful seaside town in North Wales which is unlike all of the others in varying ways. Llandudno is very well known for a number of things including outstanding seafront accommodation and of course the town in itself, a living, breathing, perfectly maintained and very well loved restored relic from Victorian times. Lots of people flock to Llandudno hotels for their holidays, and overall, we can absolutely see why.
Llandudno has achieved a wonderful amount of praise in recent years for the quality of it’s breaks – the town in itself being awarded a place in the Lonely Planet’s top attractions in 2016, as well as recently being crowned the Queen of Welsh Resorts in recent years. There’s also amazing choice and quality in this beautiful seaside town with it’s hotels – the Elm Tree Hotel in particular being awarded TripAdvisor’s Traveller’s Choice Award in 2017 as the very best Bargain Hotel in the World.
This …