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The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell

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Premium bedding, desk, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds
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Overview of The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell

The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell

3.0 star property
Victorian hotel in Crickhowell with restaurant and bar/lounge
8.8 out of 10 Fabulous
8.8/10 Fabulous

171 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Pet-friendly
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
The price is £142
Price available on 4/6/2023
High Street, Crickhowell, Wales, NP8 1BW
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
For families
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Cardiff International Airport (CWL) - 33 miles/53.1 km
  • Abergavenny Station - 14 min drive
  • Pontypool & New Inn Station - 21 min drive
  • Rhymney Station - 23 min drive


  • Beaufort Arms - 6 min drive
  • The Towpath Inn Limited - 7 min drive
  • Horse Shoe - 13 min walk
  • Cider Mill Inn - 2 min drive
  • Greggs - 15 min drive

About this property

The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell

When you stay at The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Brecon Beacons National Park. You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or wind down at the end of the day with a drink from the bar/lounge. Other highlights at this historic hotel include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and bar.


English, Romanian, Spanish, Welsh

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 34 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until midnight
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - midnight
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets allowed (dogs only)*


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast 7:00 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–9:30 AM on weekends
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service (limited hours)


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 22-inch TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding
  • Cot/infant bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of Europe.

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for GBP 25.0 per night


  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 15.00 per pet (may vary based on length of stay)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
This property does not have lifts.
This property accepts credit cards and cash.

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Frequently asked questions

Does The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell?
As of 31 May 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell on 4 Jun 2023 start from £142, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell?
Yes, dogs are welcome. There's a charge of GBP 15.00 per pet, per day.
Is parking offered on site at The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11:30 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell and nearby?
The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
What's the area around The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell like?
The Bear Hotel, Crickhowell is a short 1-minute walk from Crickhowell Castle and 3 minutes' walk from Tretower Court & Castle.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Incredibly warm welcome, and lovely service. The room was perfect, with a very comfy bed and a very tasty dinner to top it off!
Polly, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

jonathan, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Had delux room but not as impressed as the first stay with delux room it was abit hit and miss Room ok :/ did sleep well First stay nice condiments water biscuits cake and spa bath absolutely amazing large space in room looking out towards high st felt luxurious Second stay Normal bath Not really delux bath was chipped also basin cracked in room. No cold water or cake left which adds a nice touch Just tea coffee ok biscuits Staff were lovely kind and friendly always happy to help. Great food and service lovely surroundings in this amazing eccentric historical building.
Catherine, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Janet, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Deluxe room very pleasant nice surroundings comfortable would stay again nice and warm in the room lovely bath clean very nice 👍 Good food meal and breakfast Staff very happy and helpful
Catherine, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jane, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Susan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Hugh, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely hotel
Jaswir, 2-night trip with friends
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4/10 Fair

Poor value for money
Definitely quirky or dated I would say , poor hygiene in bar pub, food good but not worth £168 per night . To top the stay I tested positive for COVID immediately on return home . Great
Malcolm, 2-night trip
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