The Moorings Apartment, PorthmadogRef: 1033
Sunday - Sunday
A bright and light South Snowdon Wharf villa with a 1st floor balcony overlooking the harbour and town of Porthmadog. Only a 5 minute walk from the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways and the high street (which includes pubs, cafes and restaurants) making this a very convenient place to stay to explore Snowdonia or just for a beach holiday. The comfortable living room with fitted kitchen and one bedroom are on the first floor with patio doors to the spacious balcony. Two other bedrooms and the bathroom and separate toilet are on the ground floor. Short walk to the shops and restaurants and leisure centre. Just around the corner is the little Ffestiniog Steam train station when you can enjoy a sedate train ride up the Snowdonia Valley. Many sandy beaches are nearby - our favourites are Borth y Gest, a 15 minute walk, and Morfa Bychan's Black Rock Sands (2 mls). Visit the pretty village of Beddgelert (7 mls), Portmeirion village and gardens (2 mls). Zip World: Titan and Bounce Below in Blaenau Ffestiniog is just a 30 minute drive away.
2 BEDROOMS: 1 Double bedroom on the ground floor, 1 Twin bedroom with two single beds - both on the ground floor. Bed linen is now included - please bring your own towels and tea towels.
SHOWER ROOM: Walk in shower, hand wash basin & heated towel rail.
WC: Separate and next to the bathroom on the ground floor.
LOUNGE/DINER: Upstairs with a TV with built in DVD, CD player. Patio doors to the balcony.
KITCHEN: Modern fitted galley kitchen with electric cooker, fridge, table top freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
PARKING: Allocated parking for 1 car outside the apartment. Some people have managed to get 2 cars there, but some people say it is not pssible. There are also "unallocated" car spaces in the South Snowdon Wharf complex.
HEATING: Night storage heaters throughout.
PETS: 1 small dog. Since the new balcony was fitted there is a gap at the bottom of the rail a small child could slip/climb/fall though the gap.
WiFi: Free WiFi
F.A.Qs: Access is via the ground floor front door. The ladders that you can see in some pictures are decorative only. The property is not suitable for children under the age of 10
NEW for April 2019: 2 bedrooms and a bigger kitchen!
2020 Price Group: 14
Mini-break rules: A mini-break is a holiday for less than a week and/or may start on a day which isn't the normal changeover day. In the season (April to end of October), this property will accept mini-breaks between 14 - 21 days before the start date of the holiday. Out of season (November to end of March), this property will accept mini-breaks 56 days before the start date of the holiday.
Mr J (May 2019): "Home from home plus, very comfortable, everything you could need was there, added to all this the view from the deck was spectacular, and very comfortable beds at the end of the day."
The M Family (Apr, 2019): "Fabulous apartment, especially with the larger kitchen. It really has the wow factor. Our 6th year at Snowdon Wharf, the 1st with a dog, so thank you for allowing a pet into your home. The weather was amazing (the best ever) so we enjoyed a lovely walk from Tan y Bwlch to Penrhyn beach (traeth bach) to Morfa Bychan, an easy walk, Criccieth and Morfa Nefyn (the beach at the RNLI station was beautiful). Two trips to Coed y Brenin and messing about around Ballast Island completed our week. We will be back!"
Mr & Mrs M (Sep, 2018): "Lovely accommodation and shall definitely be coming back. The weather has been hit & miss but we loved it anyway."
The A Family (Sep, 2018): "Lovely apartment and well located for all the great things to do in North Wales."
Mr & Mrs S (Aug, 2018): "Excellent apartment. We have stayed on Snowdon Wharf at least once a year for many years now, and this apartment is almost our top two!"
The F Family (Aug, 2018): "Lovely location and loved every minute of being here!! Conoed to Borth-y-Gest twice, shame we had to go home. We will definately book again. Thank you for a lovely week."
The N Family (July 2018): "We have had a really happy holiday in this lovely apartment.... The property is extremely comfortable for 4 people and well presented."
The S Family (July 2018): "Fab location for exploring the area."
The L Family (June 2018): "We have had a fantastic holiday with blue skies everyday. This is an excellent base for mountains and sea. We will defintlely be back to do further exploring."
The B Family (June 2018):"Lovley accommodation, well sitted with all you need and nice view of boats."
Mr T (Sept. 2016): "The lounge and kitchen was really light and we enjoyed just sitting looking out at the world pass by. We have already booked the apartment for next June."
Mrs C (Aug. 2015): "We loved the Moorings Apartment - it was a great place to stay."
Visit Wales Comments (November 2019):
"The two storey property with inverted living area offers views over the harbour basin. Since the previous visit the small single has been incorporated into the refurbished open plan kitchen and living area which is now a most attractive space with added decorative detail." "Commendable levels of housekeeping evident throughout."
Overall Quality Percentage: 78.29% 4 Star
Please note: A returnable £100 Good Housekeeping Deposit will be required before we can give the key safe code. Our experience shows that this procedure results in an all round better holiday for everyone, as our holiday home owners are prepared to offer better quality properties for guests and all guests fully respect the property and so make manageable the process of preparing the property for the next guest's full enjoyment. Nearly all our guests are respectful people where the bond is fully returned. We have a high proportion of returning guests who are appreciative of our service and the high standard of accommodation that we strive to provide. Please be assured that STS is a Visit Wales/Welsh Assembly Government Accredited agency. Thank you in advance for your co-operation.
We strongly recommend that you take our Cancellation Protection (see Terms & Conditions). If you continue you will notice that during the next booking steps this will automatically be selected for you and the price will increase, so simply de-select them on the bookings screen if you already have holiday insurance or if you do not want any cover.
The Pet Charge for all properties accepting pets is £20 per pet.
After your stay, we ask you kindly to please leave the property as it is found, in a clean and tidy manner. This includes replacing the furniture if you have moved them, emptying all internal bins, clean and put away plates etc., clean work tops and surfaces and hoover the floors.
No Smoking: We want all our guests to enjoy an odour free environment when they arrive at their property. We therefore prohibit smoking within the premises in ALL our properties. A 'Refreshing Charge' will be levied on guests who smoke in properties. A No Smoking Policy may form part of a property's statutory Fire Risk Assessment.
Mini-breaks & Weekends: In most cases, bookings that are for less than 7 nights in the season (Easter to the end of October) are only bookable at short notice. Out of season (November to last week before Easter) is more flexible. The mini-break rules for each property is stated on the description. Weekend booking requests that do not start or end on a property's change-over day or cross over more than 1 week, are at the discretion of the property owner. Please feel free to call us to discuss your requirements.
The flat is a purpose built holiday property within a private complex. Approach is from a main road into tarmac drives throughout the estate. It is not suitable for anyone who has severe mobility issues.
The designated parking is suitable for one vehicle and is in a well-lit area just 10yds from the property. Access to the flat is on the ground floor, but there is a step up to the property (photo of step available upon request).
The flat has a standard size plastic front door leading into a compact hall area. From this area there are doors to the twin bedroom, WC, bathroom and double bedroom. Also in this area is the staircase to the 1st floor.
On the 1st floor is the kitchen/dining area and lounge area with a sliding patio door to the balcony. For safety reasons children should not be left alone on the balcony. There is good lighting throughout the property with both a ceiling light and a lamp in the living area and spotlights and matching bedside lamps in the bedroom.
The bathroom has a bath and a hand wash basin. Seperate WC. Again there is good light with a ceiling light in each.
|Period||Week Price||3 night price|
|05 January 2020 to 11 January 2020||£ 622||£ 498|
|12 January 2020 to 15 February 2020||£ 362||£ 290|
|16 February 2020 to 29 February 2020||£ 442||£ 354|
|01 March 2020 to 28 March 2020||£ 362||£ 290|
|29 March 2020 to 04 April 2020||£ 442||£ 354|
|05 April 2020 to 18 April 2020||£ 557||£ 446|
|19 April 2020 to 02 May 2020||£ 442||£ 354|
|03 May 2020 to 23 May 2020||£ 522||£ 418|
|24 May 2020 to 30 May 2020||£ 652||£ 522|
|31 May 2020 to 04 July 2020||£ 612||£ 490|
|05 July 2020 to 11 July 2020||£ 622||£ 498|
|12 July 2020 to 18 July 2020||£ 652||£ 522|
|19 July 2020 to 25 July 2020||£ 767||£ 614|
|26 July 2020 to 22 August 2020||£ 802||£ 642|
|23 August 2020 to 29 August 2020||£ 767||£ 614|
|30 August 2020 to 05 September 2020||£ 622||£ 498|
|06 September 2020 to 19 September 2020||£ 557||£ 446|
|20 September 2020 to 26 September 2020||£ 467||£ 374|
|27 September 2020 to 10 October 2020||£ 422||£ 338|
|11 October 2020 to 17 October 2020||£ 442||£ 354|
|18 October 2020 to 31 October 2020||£ 522||£ 418|
|01 November 2020 to 12 December 2020||£ 362||£ 290|
|13 December 2020 to 19 December 2020||£ 522||£ 418|
|20 December 2020 to 02 January 2021||£ 652||£ 522|
|03 January 2021 to 25 December 2021||£ To be confirmed||£ To be confirmed|
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