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Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa.

Be our guest in Bridgend, near Cardiff!

The Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa is perched on the outskirts of Bridgend town centre, near Cardiff. As such, you'll be near both coast and countryside.

Our modern hotel boasts a range of rooms and full leisure facilities. But it's our prime location that really sets us apart! Just minutes away from the Glamorganshire Heritage Coastline, the vibrant capital of Cardiff and the cosmopolitan coastal city of Swansea, you'll be in a great position to see Wales at its very best!

Whether you're here on business or pleasure, there's plenty of opportunity to relax. From the indoor swimming pool to the great outdoors, you'll have your pick of places to take time out in.

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Ewenny Road

Mid Glamorgan
CF35 5AW
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6089*


Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Gym, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Sauna, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to some floors, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: Accepted £10 per pet per night, prior arrangement required.
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Chef Simon Willows


Crane Restaurant

Our restaurant is homely and welcoming with unique Welsh charm always on the menu! We also serve traditional and continental food to order, using the finest local produce.

Please note the Crane Restaurant is only open at lunchtime for Sunday lunch.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:30
Dinner: 19:00 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

Ewennys Bar & Grill

Enjoy your own company or catch up with friends and colleagues over a drink or two and try our new menu in our newly refurbished Ewennys Bar & Grill.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Southerndown Golf Course

Southerndown Golf Course is a hidden gem, unique in offering part sandy links and part acid-heathland, and due to its terrain it is one of the driest courses to be found throughout the land. They offer all-year-round golf being rarely closed to members and visitors alike.

Southerndown is the nearest championship links-style course to the Celtic Manor resort.

Course information

Course Type: Championship
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 6034 Yards
Handicap required


5.00 miles away in Southerndown


Driving range
Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes £25.00
18 holes £50.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Club hire £20.00
Buggy hire £25.00
Tuition £20.00
Driving Range £1.00

Royal Porthcawl Golf Club

Royal Porthcawl is firmly among the world's top golf courses. The status of the course is sustained by the many prestigious professional and amateur events held at the club over the years.

Course information

Course Type: Championship
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 6303 Yards
Handicap required


8 miles away in Porthcawl


Driving range
Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes Yes
18 holes £115.00
Trolley hire £12.50
Club hire £35.00
Tuition £25.00
Driving Range £4.50

Spa & Leisure

There's nothing quite like a pampering session to relax your mind, body and soul. So why not enjoy a treatment or two in our brand new Hotel Spa to leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated.


Unwind and Relax

With a range of facilities including our spa pool, sauna, steam room, indoor heated pool complete with mood lighting and 3 treatment rooms, the Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa is the perfect place to unwind.

No. of treatment rooms: 3
Minimum guests (per booking): 1
Maximum guests (per booking): 30

No time restrictions but children under 12 years of age require adult supervision at all times.

Opening times

Monday: 09:00- 19:00
Tuesday: 09:00- 19:00
Wednesday: 09:00- 19:00
Thursday: 09:00- 19:00
Friday: 09:00- 19:00
Saturday: 09:00- 19:00
Sunday: 09:00- 19:00

Leisure Facilities

  • Spa pool

  • Fully equipped gym

  • Indoor swimming pool

  • Sauna

  • Steam room

Gym and Swimming Pool Leisure Facilities

Herons Leisure Club pool area is newly refurbished, and you can enjoy mood lighting and soothing, luxurious interiors while you take a dip. Our gym is air-conditioned with modern equipment for those who want to push themselves a little harder.



We offer a range of male and female spa and beauty treatments at very competitive prices.

Type Treatment Time (mins) price (from)
Health & Beauty Facial 30 £20.00
Manicure 45 £30.00
Pedicure 60 £28.00
Tanning 20 £10.00
Waxing 45 £30.00
Massage 1 Hour Full Massage 60 £45.00
Back, Neck Shoulder Massage 25 £24.00
Hot Stone Massage 60 £50.00
Indian Head Massage 25 £24.00


We add the personal touch to every wedding we host. That means you'll enjoy attention to detail and first-class service from the first canape to the last dance!


Wedding service and reception venue

Guests are welcome to organise their own entertainment, so start auditioning those comedians, DJs, singers, bands and dancers!


We're extremely flexible. Whatever you want on your big day, we'll talk things through and create a package and theme that suits your tastes!


Registry office:
Bridgend Registration District
The Register Office, Sunnyside, Bridgend CF31 4AR
01656 642391

General Manager Carolyn Powell and her Deputy Manager Mark Burgess head the team of experienced Wedding organisers.

For any enquiries please call Carolyn Powell on 01656 668811

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M4, J35, 4.00 miles
Nearest train station: Bridgend Railway Station, 1.50 miles
Nearest airport: Cardiff, 16.00 miles
Free parking on site (160 spaces)
On site disabled parking (3 spaces)

Ewenny Road
Mid Glamorgan
CF35 5AW

What's nearby?


  • Cardiff Millennium Stadium (20 miles)

  • Liberty Stadium Swansea (23 miles)

  • Cardiff City Stadium (20 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • St Fagans National History Museum (18 miles)

  • Cardiff Castle (20 miles)

  • Porthcawl Seaside Town (7 miles)

  • Glamorgan Heritage Coastline (3 miles)

  • McArthur Glen Designer Outlet Bridgend (3 miles)


  • Bridgend Town Centre (1 miles)

  • McArthur Glen Designer Outlet Bridgend (3 miles)

  • McArthur Glen Designer Outlet Bridgend (3 miles)

  • Cardiff (20 miles)

  • Swansea (23 miles)

  • Bristol (59 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

We're perfectly placed to meet your team building needs, and we can cater for groups of any size.

Available room set ups

U shape

Ibis Court

Our newly refurbished Ibis Court Suite is now equipped with the latest audio visual equipment built into the room.

Huckleberry Suite

Our Huckleberry Suite is equipped with modern meeting desks and 8 hour conference chairs.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Kingfisher 180 65 45 45 130
Boardroom 50 20 20 25 40
Bittern Room 35 18 18 20 30
Ibis Court 200 80 50 50 170
Mallard Suite 45 18 18 20 40
Huckleberry Suite 35 18 18 20 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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Small issues

20/10/2016 Rafe H, Derby, United Kingdom

Although there were small issues, I didn't allow this to affect my stay. I would recommend this Hotel. The pool is excellent. I stayed at a Holiday Inn and received a quality experience at half the pr... more


very poor

20/10/2016 Katherine L, United Kingdom

Showers didn't work(several rooms), toilets not working, awful beds, tasteless breakfast and they couldn't get our orders correct. Gave one of us a room that was all ready occupied at check in. WIFI d... more



20/10/2016 Ian L, ABERYSTWYTH, United Kingdom

Breakfast looked like it had been tipped onto the plate. The machines in the fitness certer were very old and needed updating, no air condition in fitness room. Rooms are dated and need modernising. S... more


Good location, good food and fantastic staff!

17/10/2016 Annabel M, Bristol, United Kingdom

Stayed here because it was a good location for the things we wanted to see/do, because it has a pool and Saga did a deal for the weekend here. The deal included the first night's dinner, which was ver... more

Owner Response
Heronston01, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Heronston Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, I am pleased overall you enjoyed your stay and thought the pool and meals were very good. I am also pleased yu found the staff helpful, polite courteous and professional. The standard bedroom you stayed in is one which is due for refurbishment in the coming months, this will see a complete refurbishment of the bedroom and bathroom. I hope you will give us the opportunity to serve you once again in the near future. Kind regards General Manager

One night spa break

17/10/2016 Neil P, merthyr tydfil, United Kingdom

Went for a night with partner for a spa break, expected more from a hotel advertised as a "spa hotel". Rooms were very dated, shower was almost useless. Also surprised to find 2 large and loud partie... more

Owner Response
Heronston01, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Heronston Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, I am sorry to read we did not live up to your expectation on this occasion and that the mix of business was not suitable for you. The standard bedrooms are under refurbishment currently and we have just had installed a new boiler, hot water, heating and cold water storage system with is now pressurized which should solve an problems with weak showers. I do hope you will give us the opportunity to serve you in the future. Kind regards General Manager