TikToker stayed in North Wales' 'worst rated hotel' and says 'it totally surprised me'

The Grand Hotel in Llandudno
-Credit: (Image: Azz Lennox/North Wales Live)

A Liverpool man took to TikTok to share his unexpected experience after staying at North Wales' "worst rated hotel". Zac Jones, stayed at The Grand Hotel in Llandudno and documented his stay on the social media platform.

In his initial video, Zac remarked that the hotel was "once renowned as a very luxurious hotel", although its former glory may have faded. However, he found some positives during his stay, suggesting it might not be as bad as its reputation suggests.

The Grand Hotel boasts a rich history, nestled in an eye-catching Victorian building by the seafront, a stone's throw from the famous Llandudno North Shore Promenade.

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Zac, who has a following of almost 70,000 users on TikTok added in the video that the building has stood since 1902 and has survived two world wars. He also told his followers that his Great Grandmother used to come and stay at the hotel for "luxurious vacations." Before going inside. The TikToker said; "TripAdvisor reviews tell me there's nothing good about it, and it's actually embarrassingly bad.

"Tonight we're going to stay there ourselves and come to our own conclusions. What I can say about Llandudno though is it's a beautiful place in general."

Stepping inside, he noted: "Very nice entrance," while zooming in on a chandelier in the reception area and also said it was; "nice and classical... First impressions- this place is really cool."

He went on to show different parts of the hotel including the corridors and in a second video, the inside of his room. Describing his thoughts, Zac said: "First impression is a positive one. Definitely one of the nicest rooms I've been in, in a Britannia." He filmed the hotel room, which was extremely clean, and also enthused about the high ceilings and "grand curtains" by the window.

Less impressed by the bathroom, the TikToker made a separate video about this. He said: "This is quite a bad toilet, I'm not going to lie... The floor is for function, not for style. Just looking around, I'd want to wear my shoes in here.

Filming other parts of the bathroom, he showed the window, the Britannia soap, a bin and the shower. He said while filming the shower: "Bit of discolouration. It happens, it happens."

Last year Dr Anna Billings, 69, and partner Stephen Hardy, 72, shared their negative experience at the hotel, with a youtuber also sharing his stay there in 2022

You can watch all of Zac's videos about the hotel by visiting his TikTok page, under the handle: @zacjonesliverpool

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