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Great House Hotel, Laleston

15th Century former hunting lodge situated near Bridgend, South Wales with luxury en suite rooms and gym.

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  • 15th century buildings
  • Breakfast included
  • Free car parking (on site)
  • No smoking
  • Children welcome
  • Historic Property


  • Free broadband access
  • Shared gardens
  • Gym
  • Children's cots
  • Children's highchairs
  • Television
  • Luggage storage

Food and Drinks

  • Restaurant
  • English breakfast (included)
  • Lunch available (at additional cost)
  • Dinner available (at additional cost)
  • Bar

Nearby recreations

  • Recommended walks
  • Beach (a short drive)
  • Pub (walking distance)
  • Museums (a short drive)
  • Historic houses
  • Gardens
  • Golf course (a short drive)
  • Tennis courts (a short drive)
  • Recommended restaurants (a short drive)
  • Theatre (a short drive)


Located in the conservation village of Laleston, just 10 minutes from the seaside town of Porthcawl and 25 minutes equidistant between Cardiff and Swansea. The hotel is ideally situated to explore both the countryside and the South Wales coastline. Many attractions and pursuits close by including castles, museums, stately homes, championship golf and horse riding. 

12 individually styled bedrooms, from singles, doubles, twins and junior suites which offer King size sleigh beds. Additional luxury touches included such as fluffy white towels and bathrobes, luxury bed linen, elegant furnishings, freeview television, complimentary daily newspaper and luxury Molton Brown toiletries. Spend time in the hotels fitness centre with sauna, jacuzzi and gym equipment.

History to the present day

A grade II listed building originating from around 1550 and is believed to have been a gift from HRH Queen Elizabeth I to the Earl of Leicester who used it as a hunting lodge. The hotel retains many historic original features including flagstone floors, oak beams, inglenook fireplaces, mullioned windows, stone archways and dovecotes.

Food and Drinks

Full Welsh breakfast included and served in the award winning restaurant which has won the title of 'County Restaurant of the Year' twice and carries 2 AA Rosettes. The menu ingredients are local, organic where possible and offer a good range of menu choices. Enjoy lunch, afternoon tea or evening meals from either a fixed price or A La Carte menu served from 12.00pm-2.30pm and 6.30pm-9.00pm. Enjoy quiet drinks in the bar area which is open from 12.00pm-2.30pm and 6.00pm-9.00pm

Grounds and gardens

Walk around the grounds and gardens of the house, outdoor seating available. 

Arrival information and how to find us

Address: The Great House Hotel, Mr Bond, High Street, Laleston, Bridgend, South Wales, South Wales, CF32 0HP, United Kingdom

Check In: 3.00pm   Check Out: 10.00am

Directions: From The East/M4 turn off at J35 and follow signs for Porthcawl on the A473 until the A48. Continue on A48 for 3 miles following signs for Porthcawl cross over 6 roundabouts. At next roundabout, take the 2nd exit signposted Laleston and Bridgend. Cross the mini roundabout and the hotel is 30 yards beyond on the right. Turn right into Well Street and then immediately left into the car park.

Nearest train station: Bridgend  Nearest airport: Cardiff 

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