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Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa

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The Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa is a fantastic place to stay near Swansea. The hotel is delightfully located in a semi-rural area, but only half a mile from Bridgend town centre and minutes from Junction 35 of the M4. You'll be near both coast and countryside but within easy reach of the city too.

Our modern, pet-friendly hotel in Bridgend 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. Our leisure club and spa offers an indoor heated pool, spa treatment rooms, sauna, steam room, spa pool and fully equipped gym.

The Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa is also a great place to hold a conference, being halfway between Swansea and Cardiff. We are able to offer a flexible range of conference facilities and our coordinators would be delighted to help assist you in organising your event.

The Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa is close to everything in South Wales and an ideal place to stay near Swansea.

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Location

Ewenny Road
Bridgend

Cardiff
Mid Glamorgan
CF35 5AW
Wales
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 03330 034155
AA/VWSilver CSR award from Green Tourism.

Summary

Dogs are only allowed in certain pet friendly bedrooms, please check availability with the hotel prior to making a booking.
Bars, Gym, Indoor Pool, Lift to some floors, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi, Twenty Four Hour Service
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: Accepted 10GPB per Pet per Night, by prior arrangement only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00

Facilities

Dining and Bars

Bridgend restaurants don't come any more welcoming than at the Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa.

Chef Simon Willows

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Crane Restaurant

Our restaurant provides an exquisite dining experience, with unique Welsh charm always on the menu. We serve traditional and continental food to order, complemented by an excellent wine list. Our menu changes seasonally and our expert chef uses locally sourced ingredients where possible. We welcome residents or non-residents - so if you're looking for a great place to eat near Cardiff, the delightful Crane restaurant is the ideal choice.

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
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Ewennys Bar & Grill

Whether you come here to catch up with friends and colleagues over a drink or two or just to enjoy your own company, you'll love the newly refurbished Ewennys Bar & Grill. The bars relaxed atmosphere is perfect for a pre-dinner drink or a light snack. Anytime you're feeling peckish during the day, come join us and choose from a variety of foods from our comprehensive new bar menu. We welcome residents or non-residents.

Opening hours

11:30-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Southerndown Golf Course

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

Location

5.00 miles away in Southerndown

Facilities

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

Prices

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 has a status that puts it among the world's top golf courses. There have been many prestigious professional and amateur events held at the club over the years. Ranked No.22 in the UK and Ireland, the chance to play this superb course is not to be missed and its just eight miles from the hotel.

Course information

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

Location

8 miles away in Porthcawl

Facilities

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

Prices

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

Spa & Leisure

Leisure Facilities

  • Spa pool

  • Fully equipped gym

  • Indoor swimming pool

Weddings

At the Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa, we add the personal touch to every wedding we host, making this hotel a great wedding venue in South Wales. You'll enjoy attention to detail and first-class service from the first canape to the last dance.

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Wedding service and reception venue

We have a number of excellent rooms available for a wedding celebration:

Ibis - A splendid air-conditioned suite that accommodates a maximum of 160 guests for an evening reception, or 240 when used with the Crane restaurant

Kingfisher - Glistening with crystal chandeliers, this suite accommodates a maximum of 160 guests

Heron, Boardroom and Mallard - these smaller suites are perfect for a more intimate celebration and can accommodate 40-50 guests.

Catering

We offer wide range of options for wedding packages in Bridgend that include both main meals and evening buffets. Wedding breakfast menus are selected with great care and all meals are planned with the utmost attention to detail - from a four or five course banquet to a simple buffet. Rely on our professional wedding planners to ensure your wedding is everything you dreamed it would be.

Registrar

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)

Address
Ewenny Road
Bridgend
Cardiff
Mid Glamorgan
CF35 5AW
Wales


What's nearby?

Sports

  • 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)

Shopping

  • 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

The Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa makes for a great conference venue near Swansea and Cardiff.

Venue

With several rooms to choose from, the hotel can accommodate events attended by anything from 2 to 200 delegates in our larger Ibis and Kingfisher suites. In addition, we have smaller suites that can accommodate more intimate meetings of up to 50 guests. All rooms benefit from natural daylight and free Wi-Fi. The Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa is also ideally situated between Swansea and Cardiff, within easy reach of Junction 35 of the M4.

Packages

Our experienced events management team will be on hand to ensure your event runs smoothly. We offer a range of packages to suit your budget, which include everything you might need from flipcharts to audio-visual and conference equipment. Throughout your meeting, you'll be supplied with constant refreshments. Should delegates wish to stay over, we offer excellent rates, inclusive of meals and with full use of all hotel facilities.

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
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 0844 387 62 40

Reviews

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Rating

Room 70 - Bridal Suite Apparently - Really bad!!!

20/11/2019 adrianwelke, Normanton, United Kingdom

I booked a Superior King room and on arrival, was given the most ugly, old, dusty, out of date, well worn, un painted room they had. I literally walked in, looked around and went back to reception to ... more

Rating

Night before my daughters wedding

18/11/2019 Ceri S,

Absolutely great hotel the staff were lovely & the room was gorgeous, clean & tidy had plenty of pillows (which we like a few each between us) it was lovely just to relax before her big day will be go... more

Rating

Delightful

15/11/2019 Modigli, Dorset, England

Impressive hotel on the outskirts of Bridgend in a relatively quiet position. The staff are extremely friendly and the restaurant standards are excellent. The rooms are in the process of refurbishment... more

Owner Response
Heronston01, General Manager at Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and thought that our refurbished bedroom was very stylish. I will pass your comments onto the team who will be delighted. Kind regards General Manager
Rating

good ameneties and staff

09/11/2019 bedderswolves,

rooms are a bit tired, hot water was very hot, food and service very good, parking and location excellent, spa is worth a visit with towels and attended pool a bonus. Bar food was good and the same qu... more

Owner Response
Heronston01, General Manager at Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Guest Thank you for your review, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay. The hotel is currently in the middle of a full refurbishment of bedrooms and public areas. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future to one of our newly refurbished bedrooms . Kind regards General Manager
Rating

Excellent spa facilities

30/10/2019 hisnameisjed, Brecon, United Kingdom

My daughter treated me to spa package here on Sunday. Obviously I can.t comment on value for money as I don’t know the cost. However, the spa is really lovely. The ceiling has twinkly lights and the p... more

Owner Response
Heronston01, General Manager at Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review, I am please to read you enjoyed your spa day and liked the atmosphere created by our pool lighting. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards General Manager