Mountain View

ID: S810519

  • Bedrooms 16
  • ・ Sleeps 45
  • ・ Pets 4

About this property

This magnificent former hotel and pub has been completely redesigned to offer fantastic, spacious accommodation across four floors, in a prominent location in the heart of the popular North Wales walking and cycling town of Penmaenmawr. This superb detached property is nestled in an elevated position close to the Sychnant Pass, on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, and offers comfortable accommodation for large groups and family celebrations. This purpose-designed holiday accommodation offers 17 bedrooms, eleven with en-suite facilities, plus a ‘dorm’ area with 4 single beds plus a separate area with lounge, kitchen and bunk area, ideal for the children to make their own. The bedrooms are predominantly super king-size doubles with a zip/link option, so that they can be converted into twin beds on request. There is also a magnificent four-poster bedroom, one single room, one with a pull-out bed, and a family room which, with the kids area, make the property ideal for youth groups, schools, large family get-togethers, friends’ reunions or well-behaved stag and hen parties! The main living areas are spread over the ground and lower ground floors and include a sitting room with a TV, where you can view the latest films or perhaps watch a major sporting event. Head downstairs to discover a disco room with multi-coloured lighting, state-of-the-art sound system and a glass covered floodlit stream. Alongside this is a games area which will provide both kids and adults with hours of fun, with a pool table, shuffleboard, table football, air hockey and darts. The dining area offers a communal area for our guests to eat together and seats 36. Across the road from Mountain View is a parade of Victorian canopy-covered shops and a restaurant, and further along the road you will find more restaurants, takeaways, supermarkets and a couple of village pubs, along with several golf clubs within a short drive. The famous Fairy Glen waterfall is easily reached on foot via the North Wales Path which runs past the property, and the Wales Coast Path passes within quarter of a mile, leading to sandy beaches, cycle paths, walks to Conwy and Bangor, and numerous sailing and watersports opportunities. There is an abundance of activities in the area including the High Ropes tree adventure centre, Zip World with the longest zip-wire in Europe and Bounce Below with its underground trampolines stretched over former slate caverns. A fantastic holiday property offering entertainment in abundance.

Nestled on the North Wales coast between Llanfairfechan and Conwy, Penmaenmawr is an old quarrying town now adapted into a delightful community stretching along this stunning coastline, yet retaining much of its Victorian architecture, with many local pubs, restaurants and shops, a superb golf course and golden, sandy beaches.


Over four floors.

Seventeen bedrooms (predominantly zip/links, can be twin on request) and two dormitory rooms.

Lower Ground Floor: 1 x family room with king-size double and adult bunks (sleeps 2) with en-suite shower, basin & WC.

Ground Floor: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link) with en-suite shower, basin & WC, 1 x twin, 1 x dormitory with 7 adults bunks with en-suite bath, basin & WC, 1 x shower room with shower, basin & WC.

First Floor: 1 x super king-size four poster double with en-suite shower, basin & WC, 4 x super king-size double (three zip/link) three with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x single with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x shower room with shower, basin and WC.

First Floor Mezzanine: 1 x dormitory with 4 singles, 2 x super king-size double (both zip/link) both with en-suite shower room with shower, basin & WC.

Second Floor: 4 x super king-size double (zip/link) two with en-suite shower, basin and WC (one accessed through cot room with sofa), 1 x king-size double, 1 x shower room with shower, basin & WC.

Kitchen with dining area seating 36.

Sitting room.

Lower ground floor disco//entertainment room.

Lower ground floor games room with foosball and separate pool table room.

Gas central heating with underfloor heating on lower ground floor.

Two double ovens, 5-ring gas hob, combination microwave/ovens, chafing dish, three fridge/freezers, washing machine, tumble dryer, two dishwashers.

2 x Smart TVs, DVD, soundbar, sound system with disco lighting, WiFi, selection of books, toys and games.

Fuel and power inc in rent.

Bed linen and towels inc in rent.

Two cots, two highchairs and two stairgates.

Off road parking for 6 cars with car park 300 yards away.

Patio area with picnic benches.

Three well-behaved pets welcome.

Sorry, no smoking.

Shops and pub 1 min walk.

Beach 10 mins walk.
Note - Check-in 4pm.

Note - Three external steps to front door and small step on lower ground floor.

Note - Part of second floor has sloping ceilings and restricted head-height with partial hand rail on staircase and one bedroom has sloping ceiling with reduced head-height to one side.

Note - Limited clothes storage in dormitories.

Note - Three full sized adult trundles can be erected wherever required, bringing the total sleeps to 50.
Please note: Only Friday checks ins are accepted when booking online.

Monday check ins are generally welcome with sufficient notice and other check in days may be available with the owner’s prior approval.

If your bookings doesn’t start on a Friday, please contact Sykes to enquire.

Reviews (31)

  • Wendy

    Comfy beds, well equipped kitchen and a fab games room. Mark answered any questions/queries I had very promptly. It isn’t the cleanest of places but the bathrooms were nice and clean. Plus the showers were lovely and powerful. We ate at The Gladstone pub one night, nice food and friendly bar staff.

  • Debbie

    Having a 10 month baby after recovering from being unwell was our priority to get this on to find the first thermostat we came across being located on the first floor does not work. I had to call the owner to ask how we got the heating on because of this which he explained, what he did not explain is that the heating system does not work correctly! We had to go around turning radiators on and bleeding air( for those that had thermostatic valves) to get heat into the place. Heating very hit and miss, some communal radiators never heated up at all for the week we was there, some radiators would only work when others was turned off! A brief look around before unloading our car and our first thoughts was " oh my god " and we happen to use the entrance off the ramp rather than the main entrance at the time to be greeted by a room of bunkbeds with mattresses being stored on the floor underneath the beds! Bearing in mind the property had been cleaned!!! The property was filthy, and at this point we was only downstairs having a look around. Our 10 month old son was desperate to get down on the floor but it was not clean enough, the lounge area rug I could not honestly say when it was last vacuumed and the owners response to this was for him to roll it up and remove it! the Sofas haven't been vacuumed or moped under for some time or surfaces wet wiped and black cob webs visible all over the place including the kitchen! Utility room located in the basement was dirty, the dryer still having towels and somebody's clothing inside which we had to remove before use. One of the two washing machines leak to the point it flooded the room and an area of the games room. The kitchen - disgusting! Oven - filthy, worktops, floors, cutlery, mugs, glasses, bowls plates etc. By this point majority of our party had arrived and nobody had unloaded their vehicles. We decided that the property just wasn't clean enough for our stay so a member of the group called the owner to express our concerns and that it needed to be cleaned that evening. The owner agreed to come back, on his arrival wasn't pleased to be there and his face and actions showed this and excuses started to come out aiming it at the cleaning company he uses for the cleaning services and that they are on a probationary period etc which if this is the case he is responsible to check their works before the next planned stay in the property. He asked what the issues was and then started to do the bare essential cleaning of downstairs with his daughter but by this point we had done the majority. Myself personally had to vacuum the downstairs areas due to the state of the floors with there still being food on the floor from a previous party before I could let my 10 month old baby on the floor yet still was not comfortable with this throughout the stay. All cutlery, plates, mugs and glasses had to be dishwashed before use and even then we had to make an area of cupboard save to store the clean items. IN BETWEEN ALL OF THIS MY WIFE WAS SWORE AT INFRONT OF MY THREE CHILDREN AND MEMBERS OF OUR PARTY because my wife had questioned him about something and rightly so. The more you looked around the list went on.... been various leaks in the past or what we thought was the past until we started to use our bathrooms! This did not finish here.... bedding was like it hadn't been changed on certain beds to objects that was found within the beds, myself and my wife's bed plus the childrens the mattresses was stained heavily and did not have a mattress protector on and we had to ask for this and others had requested to be told there was non available. All beds was stripped and remade, however they was hunting around for lack of replacements.... they ask for beds not to be stripped on departure.... why ? Everywhere we are asked to strip the linen. Bathrooms, shower cubicles hadn't been cleaned since the last stay... Still shampoo and conditioner on the tiles, shower tray dirty, plug areas DISGUSTING. Loose or broken toilet seats, sinks not draining and backfilling to over flowing heights, towels that was included in our stay seemed clean but stained. Bedroom blinds not working due to broken mechanism, wardrobe hanging frames broken and snapped, plug socket hanging out the wall in one bedroom. Lamps that was provided I think one or two worked out of the four taking into account we had young children. Our bedroom door closure closed that fast it made a hell of a bang every time we entered or left the room whilst trying to settle a 10 month old baby.... this was eventually replaced 4 days into our stay. We appreciate we arrived on a bank holiday so getting cleaners, maintenance people out was going to be difficult but the place on arrival should be clean and fit for purpose when your spending well over £3000 and you have a maintenance chap in three days of it working through the list of problems just to get you by on a day to day basis. We had a leak in a bedroom above the kitchen and had water pouring through the ceiling into the fire alarm system causing the system to detect a fault.... reported and was told " obviously do not use that shower " and silence the buzzer.... that's fine but when the alarm itself is silenced that's not acceptable and puts the household at risk but nobody seemed interested. Overall owner not very helpful or doesn't seem bothered about the property. We had to keep smiling and not let the property spoil our yearly tradition. Hawker family

  • Alison

    There was everything we needed to cater for us all. The games room was amazing the kids & adults spent a lot of time in there. The relaxing lounge area was also welcoming to watch TV & wind down, with this being open plan to the kitchen it meant that we could all communicate with each other. The bedrooms were spacious & comfortable. Would definitely recommend, it was the perfect big group accommodation. Mark was friendly & helpful , very easy to speak to , had great communication before arriving with useful information on property & surround area. Thank you

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