The Bear Hotel
This family-friendly hotel dates back to the 12th century and exudes history, charm and character. Guests are assured of a warm welcome and the highest standard of service throughout their stay. The extensive facilities include 33 en suite bedrooms, a flagstone Real Ale Bar, a luxurious lounge bar and a unique stone-vaulted restaurant. Guests are welcomed into a lobby with 24-hour reception, and on-site amenities include conference facilities, Internet access and room and laundry services. Guests arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the nearby car park.
The hotel offers individually decorated bedrooms, some with beamed ceilings or 4-poster beds. All of the guest rooms have en suite bathrooms and come with tea and coffee-making facilities, free-view television and free WLAN Internet access. Furthermore, all rooms have their own character, thus making each room the perfect place to rest, read, converse, dream or indulge. Additional facilities include a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, a radio and individually regulated heating.
Guests wishing to play a round of golf can visit the course at Cottrell Park, which is a 10-minute drive from the hotel.
Special lunchtime and evening menus are offered, as well as snacks and sandwiches. All dishes are freshly prepared to order and suited to a variety of tastes using local produce.
Services and terms: The Bear Hotel
Standard Room Services
- Coffee & Tea Making Facilities
- Satellite TV
Useful information: The Bear Hotel
Other names for The Bear Hotel
The Bear Cowbridge
The Bear Cowbridge
Location: The Bear Hotel
This business and conference hotel is situated on the outskirts of Cardiff, on the High Street of the quaint market town of Cowbridge. Cowbridge has it all with a rural edge but city chic and something to suit all ages and budgets. Guests will find a number of shops, restaurants, bars and pubs there. Meanwhile, the city centre of Cardiff, Wales' beautiful capital city, is just 15 minutes away, as is the new Cardiff Bay development. Guests will find a number of attractions within around 30 minutes of the establishment, including Mermaid Quay, Castell Coch, McArthur Glen Designer Outlet and Barry Island. The local bus and train stations are within 15 minutes' walk of the hotel. Cardiff International Airport, Bristol International Airport and Birmingham International Airport are respectively some 15, 91 and 220 km from the accommodation.
The Hotel is just 20 min from Cardiff Airport by car. Cowbridge has great access to the M4 motorway and the area's major road network, making it a great base for exploring the whole of South Wales. Bridgend train station is roughly 15 min away by taxi, or the local bus service runs through Cowbridge and takes around 30 min. Cardiff train station is roughly 25 min away by taxi, there is also a local bus service.