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Chester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2013

We hadn't booked anywhere to stay in Aberystwyth and walked across the sea front to find a place to stay for the night. The lady who greeted us was polite and friendly and let us look around the only room she had left before we decided if we were wanting to stay there for the night. The room was clean...

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Manchester
Reviewed 19 May 2013

Spent 3 nights at the Helmsman with my husband and 5 month old baby. Beautiful spacious and airy room overlooking the promenade. The owners provided a travel cot. Copious amount of hot water/ plenty of tea & coffee. Great breakfast in the morning. The owners are great, will definitely be going back. Reason why I'd booked was my parents highly...

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Llangrannog, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Best value in town. Used the TA code to get a single ensuite for £35 a night. Breakfast was as good as it gets — lovely lady serving, nothing too much trouble. Asked for wholemeal bread but they didn't have any, then the next day she informed me they'd got some for me, lovely! Yoghurt, cereals, full English veggie style,...

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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2013

We booked very last minute on the Sunday evening of the bank holiday weekend. We were welcomed by Joan who'd booked us into an en-suite double room, as requested. The hotel overlooks the promenade and is within a reasonable walking distance of the shops and amenities. It's clean and warm. Breakfast was lovely. The staff/owners are all very friendly and...

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Solva, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2013

As I was staying in Aber for a week I needed somewhere reasonably priced with en-suite and breakfast. For £35 a night inc. breakfast, this was a great find! The only thing wrong was the tv in the room didn't work, would rather it wasn't in there. Other than that, food was great, customer service excellent, bed pretty comfy, parking...

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1Thank Mark J
Redditch
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We had two rooms a double (sea view) and a single, we stayed for 1 night in February as we were visiting the Universaity with our daughter. The building is on the sea front so lovely sounds through our window of the sea against the beach. The welcome we received was lovely and the ckeck in quick and efficient. The...

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1Thank betsyclarke
Wolverhampton
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Stayed for one night, and was pleased with my single room which was clean and had comfy bed, with new TV on wall, and small, but adequate en-suite shower room. Room overlooked the car park at rear and was on second floor (no lift in building). Breakfast was excellent, with fruit and yoghurt, plus cereals, fruit juice and full English...

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2013

My wife and I stayed for two nights while my choir was competing in the Cor Cymru competition which we won. Our weekend was made even better by the warm welcome given to us at the Helmsman b & b in Aberystwyth . Fantastic spotlessly clean and tidy with a excellent breakfast served by friendly staff could not have been...

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123Elle
Reviewed 19 December 2012

Quaint little B&B right on the sea front. Sadly we booked too late to ahve sea view rooms but could hear the sea from the beack bedrooms which was lovely. Small, basic, clean rooms but just what we needed for our stay. Lovely breakfast and good service!

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Worcester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2012

Had yet another good weekend, we have been coming here since 1995, have only missed two visits since then, as always we had a comfortable stay, the room was lovely, the staff were pleasant and very welcoming, Breakfast was beautiful. Thanks for a wonderful stay, will be back 25/10/2013.

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are situated in the centre of the main promenade, overlooking Cardigan Bay. We are close to all the shops, restaurants and bars. There is free WiFi and also a car park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Helmsman

Address: 43 Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth SY23 2BX, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Ceredigion > Aberystwyth
Price Range: ₹ 3,232 - ₹ 5,171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Helmsman Hotel Aberystwyth
The Helmsman Aberystwyth, Wales
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“Room two has sea view and has 1 double and 1 single bed. large room with superb window seating.”
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“Front rooms to face the sea, top floor for view”
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“Front rooms have great sea views”
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“sea view room”
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“Great a room overlooking the sea if possible - you wont regret it.”
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