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Plas y Brenin Capel Curig

Plas y Brenin Plas y Brenin Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig, Snowdonia National Park LL24 0ET, Wales
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Great time and great coaching!

Went for a week white water kayaking. They have great instructors who know the local lay of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hiren J
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Back for the sixth time!

I started paddling with a family course here in 2013, and have been back twice since with the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
LongJohnUK
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Plas y Brenin Plas y Brenin Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig, Snowdonia National Park LL24 0ET, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for a week white water kayaking. They have great instructors who know the local lay of the land, picked the right rivers for our ability and challenged us on some rapids, providing top notch coaching. Some of the best instructors and guides have gone...More

Thank Hiren J
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plasybrenin, Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for such a kind review, we're hugely proud of our highly skilled Instructional team and will make sure your comments get passed back to your Instructors for the week - we look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I started paddling with a family course here in 2013, and have been back twice since with the family and three times on my own for more advanced courses. This week was the Advanced White Water Kayak course which was great fun and although we...More

Thank LongJohnUK
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plasybrenin, Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review, and we're so pleased you chose to come back and learn with us again. While we sadly can't control the weather, we're proud of our coaches' ability to sniff out what water there...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic couple of nights staying at PYB for two nights over New Year. Firstly, the accommodation is excellent, and the food is just lovely. They serve a good selection of beers in the bar (has a log burner!), which is also open...More

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plasybrenin, Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review, and we have already passed your kind words on to the team who helped make your stay so enjoyable. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

My friend and I decided to kick start the new year by climbing Mt. Snowdon which required us to book a hotel relatively close by. After looking through the options available we found Plas Y Brenin the best value for money, in an ideal location...More

Thank Laura V
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Have attended many week and weekend courses here over the past 10 years. At first they were interesting and different. But if you like military style timings, 8am buffet breakfast with 1 sausage and no more. 9am meet for instruction. 4pm tea and cake sometimes...More

Thank MrOwtDoors
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plasybrenin, Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Hi. We’re sorry to hear you didn’t have a great experience with us. I don’t know when you were last here but we have broaden the meal times (from 7.30-8.45am for breakfasts and from 6.30-8pm for dinner) so we are trying to move away from...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

I was looking fore accommodation for a workshop I needed to attend and chose Plas y Brenin as I'd previously attended mountain training courses here. As a hotel type accommodation I thought it was expensive compared to elsewhere in the area. The rooms and beds...More

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plasybrenin, Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're glad to hear that our team were able to respond quickly to the problems with the television in your room, and are happy to report our facilities team have already resolved the issue....More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

A limited bar menu (~ 6 options) but tasty food and hearty portions. I've passed this place for years without realising it was open to the public. The entrance to the bar area is through the dining room with views over the river (and the...More

Thank Jacqui C
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plasybrenin, General Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Many thanks for your review. Slowly but surely we’re getting people to realise we’re open to the public.Perhaps we need a better sign. Anyway, thank you for the positive feedback and come back to see us next time you’re passing. The PyB team.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Our children 9 and 13 had an hours lesson as part of a beginners introduction with Roger as the instructor. They throughly enjoyed it. All the kit was provided and Roger was a brilliant and patient instructor who encourage whole group of children at their...More

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plasybrenin, General Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Hi Richard. Thanks for your positive review. The ski sessions are in fact run by the North Wales Ski club on our behalf so I’ll pop them a note and pass on your thanks to Roger. We’re really pleased you enjoyed the session. The PyB...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Highly experienced staff who are always willing to help you achieve your goals and push your abilities. High quality accommodation to relax in after a hard day on the hill/rock/paddle/etc. Good busy bar with reasonable meals in season (Jan-Sept), meals can be limited with poor...More

Thank NiallInTheHills
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plasybrenin, General Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review - we really appreciate it. You’ll be pleased to know we’re working on a year round menu so the food offer is consistently good all year round, attempting wherever possible to use local produce. So...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Great course and a great taster of what kayaking is.Spend loads of time in the lakes.Good tutor.Great location and value for money. Loved the cake on Saturday afternoon, please add recipe to your website!!

Thank salkhan2017
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plasybrenin, General Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thank you for your positive review. The receipt is top secret - handed down by the previous generation of top bakers!

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Magdalena A
16 November 2016|
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Response from plasybrenin | Property representative |
Perhaps one of your guided walking holidays would suit you Magdalena. Our 5 day residential walking holiday 'Snowdonia's Classic Walks' could be ideal.
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DonnaLGlynn
27 July 2015|
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Response from plasybrenin | Property representative |
Hi Donna, We have accommodation but it is usually all booked up by guests on our residential training courses. If we have any rooms spare at the every last minute we do let them out for B&B - you'll just need to call... More
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