Accommodation in Snowdonia. (Alpine accommodation listed below)
This selection of accommodation is listed in approximate price order. Prices were correct at time of writing, but you should check with the accommodation when you book. It’s worth asking about deals too, especially in the off season or if you plan to stay for two nights or more.
The Padarn Hotel Tel: 01286 8712313
Centrally located, mid-range hotel in Llanberis, with a good value restaurant and bar.
Plas Coch Guesthouse (tel 01286 872122)
Tasteful guesthouse in Llanberis, from £80 per twin room/ £60 single. Highly recommended. Twin rooms with en-suite.
Alpine Lodge Hotel. (tel 01286 871119)
£25-40 B&B per person, per night depending on rooms. Twin sharing.
Gallt y Glyn Hotel & Bunkhouse. (Tel 01286 870370)
Popular bar and budget hotel, with reaturant renowned for their pizza.
From £60 B&B per twin room. £25 in bunkhouse.
Pete’s Eats Cafe and Bunkhouse (tel 01286 871632) http://www.petes-eats.co.uk/index.asp
Famous climbers’ cafe in the middle of Llanberis. Dorm (£16pp) and twin rooms (£37) upstairs. Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Within 5 miles of Llanberis
Lodge Dinorwig Cafe and Hostel (tel 01286 871632) http://www.lodge-dinorwig.co.uk
Attractively renovated old school on the hillside high above Llanberis with great views.
Snowdon Inn Camping and Bunkhouse and Hostel (tel +44 (0) 7738 859 585) http://www.thesnowdoninn.co.uk
Lovely riverside camping and bunkhouse 2 miles from Llanberis, towards Caernarfon.
Ty’n Rhos Country House (tel 01248 670489) www.tynrhos.co.uk
Comfortable local country house hotel between Llanberis and Bangor.
Quite expensive but if you’re looking for top end accommodation it’s the best place locally.
Pen Y Gwryd Hotel (tel 01286 870211)
Historic character hotel in the mountains, 5 miles from Llanberis, once frequented by the likes of Mallory & Irvine.
www.pyg.co.uk Closed Nov-Dec.
For Alpine and Ski Accommodation in the Chamonix Valley
HOTELS in ARGENTIERE
Hotel Les Grands Montets ***
Charming hotel in the village of Argentière, at the top of the Chamonix valley. At the foot of the Grands Montets ski slopes and mountain trails. Indoor pool.
Tel : +33(0)4 50 54 06 66
Hotel “Le Dahu” **
Local family-run and owned hotel in centre of Argentière village. Authentic French feel. Comfortable rooms, many with balcony and ‘those views’! Double rooms with bathroom from 90 € B&B.
Tel: +33 (0)45054 0155
Hotel De La Couronne *
Bed & Breakfast tarif only but surrounded by good eating places in Argentiere for evenings meals. Very good value.
Prices from €70/night double room B&B T: +33 (0)4 50 54 0002