Elen's Castle Hotel in Dolwyddelan was named after the daughter of Prince Llywelyn the Great. The hotel offers friendly accommodation and great food near Betws-y-Coed in the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. Alongside its wealth of history offers, it offers modern, eco-friendly hotel accommodation.

  • Historic yet modern hotel near Betws-y-Coed
  • At the heart of the Snowdonia National Park
  • Free Wi-Fi, parking & breakfast for hotel guests
  • Ideal accommodation for visiting Zip World
  • Silver 'Green Tourism' Award
  • Dog friendly - pets welcome

An 18th century coaching inn with every modern comfort and several awards including a 'green' tourism award. A small village setting with Dolwyddelan Castle just a few minutes walk away. Elen's Castle Hotel is named after the daughter of Prince Llywelyn the Great, our very own princess born right here! This dog friendly hotel offers a unique, beautiful and relaxing holiday base at the foot of Mount Siabod, at heart of the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales between Betws-y-Coed and the Crimea Pass.

Room 4
Room 4

All rooms are en-suite, some with stunning views.  There is a four-poster bedroom for a little more luxury and a family suite for groups of up to 5.  Eat a delicious meal in the award-winning restaurant and enjoy one of the many Welsh gins, a Welsh craft ale on draught or any drink by the wood-burning stove in the cosy historic bar.

We have a silver Green Tourism Award.  We are dedicated to minimising the negative impact of tourism on the environment so by staying at Elen’s Castle Hotel you are doing your bit too!  We have a biomass boiler which provides us with carbon-neutral heating and hot water.  We also have EV charging points for Teslas and type 2 EVs.



Take a short break or holiday at the inn-style bed and breakfast accommodation at Elen's Castle Hotel near Betws-y-Coed.

Siabod Restaurant

Siabod Restaurant

Elen's Castle Hotel has been honoured to be selected to participate in the Blas Cambiran Taste project supported by the Welsh Assembly Government and Visit Wales. This initiative promotes food and drink businesses along the Cambrian Way that showcase the produce of Wales. Our delicious Welsh Black Beef Pie is famous!

Christmas / New Year Breaks

Christmas / New Year Breaks

Christingle is magical and New Year is inspiring at Elen's Castle Hotel. Take a break in Snowdonia between Christmas and New Year or celebrate the New Year in North Wales at Elen's Castle Hotel.

Discover Snowdonia

Discover Snowdonia

Stay at Elen's Castle and admire the stunning natural scenery, explore the castles and steam railways, or experience Zip World Titan/Caverns/Fforest, Go Below and The Slate Mountain.

Green Tourism Wales - Silver AwardSnowdonia Society Business Member3 star visit walesAA Associate - InnAs seen in Good HousekeepingWiFi availablewalkers welcomecyclists welcomeCarbon Neutral EnergyEating Out in Rural Conwy AwardDyffryn Conwy Naturiol - Naturally Conwy Valleymid wales tourism member 2023Federation of Small Businesses Membertrip advisor travellers choice 2022tripadvisor green leadercambrian way walk - food and drinkFood hygiene rating 5


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Please book direct through the book online links on our website, or phone 01690 750207, for the best prices, late deals and special offers. You will receive instant email confirmation.

Stay 3 Nights for Price of 2

Book 2 nights and get a 3rd for free this spring January to 31 March. Just use code SPRING24 when you book direct via our own website or phone us

Book your Christmas / New Year Break Now

We are now taking bookings for our Christmas / New Year breaks. We are open from 27 December, so contact us now to make a booking.

Guest Comments

Fabulous Views

Lovely cosy hotel. Comfortable rooms and yummy breakfast. Would definitely recommend to friends.
- Mrs. Laura Munden
(from QBook)

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