A fascinating addition to the tourism circuit has emerged, offering a truly unique experience for adventurous travellers. Located 1,375 ft below the breathtaking mountains of Snowdonia in Wales. The recently opened Deep Sleep hotel provides visitors with the opportunity to spend the night at the bottom of a Victorian mine. If reports are to be believed, it boasts the deepest underground beds on the planet. Indeed, ensuring a restful and unforgettable sleep.
Dubbed a “remote-camp adventure experience,” Deep Sleep Hotel operates exclusively on Saturday nights. Welcoming guests to embark on a remarkable journey. The adventure begins at 5 PM on Saturday evenings at the base near Blaenau Ffestiniog, where knowledgeable guides assist visitors in reaching the hotel.
The first step of the experience involves a 45-minute trek through the mountains, revealing stunning scenic vistas along the way. While some sections of the route may be steep. The picturesque surroundings make the journey all the more worthwhile. Participants stop at a cottage to equip themselves with essential gear, including a light, helmet, Wellington boots, and a harness, ensuring their safety throughout the descent.
Once prepared, guests bid farewell to the outside world as they venture into the depths of the world’s largest and deepest abandoned slate mine. Operating from approximately 1810 to 1939, this historic mine offers an extraordinary backdrop for an unforgettable stay. Navigating through the mine, visitors encounter decaying bridges and ancient miners’ stairways. Immersed in the rich history of the men and boys who once toiled within its depths. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, guests receive fascinating historical insights throughout the journey.
Cosy Cabins and Romantic Retreats: Unforgettable Accommodation Options
After approximately an hour-long descent, guests reach their ultimate destination: the Deep Sleep room. At this point, they are greeted by a large steel door, marking the end of their adventurous trip and the entrance to the hotel. Inside, a series of cosy small cabins with single beds and various amenities await. Providing a comfortable and unique accommodation experience. The hotel also features a romantic grotto room, complete with a double bed, toilet facilities, and dining options, catering to different preferences.
Deep Sleep offers intrepid travellers a chance to disconnect from the outside world and immerse themselves in an unparalleled underground setting. The allure of spending a night in the depths of a Victorian mine. Surrounded by history and the beauty of Snowdonia, promises an extraordinary and unforgettable experience. For those seeking an adventure like no other, Deep Sleep is ready to provide a deep sleep like never before.