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Swansea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay here for 3 days. The room was clean and staff lovely. The breakfast was really good unless you wanted to be really healthy as there was no low calorie spread or low fat yoghurt or weetabix. There were 4 cereals and plenty of choices for breakfast. In saying that , I didn't ask for them... More 

Thank louisenicholas
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Great location- we made our booking last minute but were given a fabulous room overlooking the sea. We had to leave very early the following morning but Joan was very accommodating, ensuring that we had everything we needed in our room. Many thanks!

Thank Quintyne-Edwards
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I booked a twin room with sea view direct for 2 nights stay. Would highly recommend staying here and will return again very soon. Excellent service with a smile and the staff are amazing. Cant wait to return and as for the car park, Joan really goes out of her way to make sure everyone is happy and organises who... More 

Thank sjanderson29
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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412 reviews
70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Great location on sea front and short walk into town. Large comfortable bedroom with nice sea views. Good bathroom only complaint would be no bath, shower only. Excellent breakfast and lovely service from the staff. Would definitely recommend.

Thank 2010mustang
Calangute, India
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74 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

i have stayed here a few times over the years and would recommend it,we stayed in the same room facing the sea ,we find it very comfortable and the breakfast good it's in an excellent location so walking around the town no pr.oblem unfortunately this place does close for the winter

Thank dragon07NorthWales
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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We have recently enjoyed a lovely weekend stay at the Helmsman. The room we stayed in had a wonderful sea view and was also very clean as was the rest of the hotel. The staff were all very friendly and did a grand job. Breakfast was well cooked, very tasty and plentiful. The Royal Pier and all the shops are... More 

1 Thank daniel g
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Clean place, decor is fine if a bit dated but all clean. Parking is easy enough on the back street but can be a problem during the day time. There is limited parking with this B&B but was full when we where there. Wifi is good in the room. The view we had from the 3rd floor was amazing and... More 

Thank charize
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Booked two rooms for two nights in mid July for our daughters graduation. A great welcome off Joan and Tony, the rooms at the front had great views of the bay and promenade. The full breakfast was very tasty and set us up for the day. Will definitly stay here when next visiting Aberystwyth.

1 Thank Babs756062
London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We booked this direct with the hotel and they were very friendly and helpful. We had two rooms in the annexe which were clean and looked to be quite new with comfy beds. It was good to have free parking and the breakfast was very good, felt it was defiantly value for money and right opposite the sea, within easy... More 

Thank Phillips52
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2015

Booked the hotel through their website email address, we received emails back quickly and booked 2 nights to stay on the Bank Holiday weekend. We arrived and there was parking avaialble at the back of the hotel, we checked in around 20:30 and had a lovely sea view family room ( there was two of us) it had a double... More 

Thank hollyReading.Berks

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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: $67 - $108 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles sjanderson29, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms to face the sea, top floor for view”
 of 5 bubbles charize, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Front rooms have great sea views”
 of 5 bubbles Babs756062, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“sea view room”
 of 5 bubbles hollyReading.Berks, 6 May 2015 | Read review
“Great a room overlooking the sea if possible - you wont regret it.”
 of 5 bubbles pharoahs_revenge, 14 Mar 2015 | Read review
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