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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2014

stayed here from the 27th august to the 1st of September. the apartments were clean & comfortable with everything you could need, including hair dryer, iron, & all the cooking facilities you'll ever need. i stayed here with family with intentions of going fishing but unfortunately the Guinness got the better of me & the fishing was just a distant...

1Thank mikeyfelley s
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Booked these because of the location with my daughter getting married at the nearby Westport Coast (wonderful) Disappointed with the furnishings. My mother's mattress in the second bedroom had the springs coming through and had to be turned. Continually had to ask the cleaners to provide us with basic stuff. At a cost of 1100 euros for the week, despite...

2Thank Ricky H
Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

Stayed for two nights in July on a B n B basis. Nice location apartment clean and comfortable. Breakfast was ideal. Had dinner on the first night in the helm restaurant, which was excellent. Was very busy on that same evening, we didn't have a table booked but the lovely staff managed to accommodate us. It's a little bit out...

1Thank Tabby113
Mentor, Ohio
Reviewed 19 June 2014

We enjoyed our stay. The suite we had was spacious and included a kitchenette and a living room area, plus two large bedrooms. Our family was greeted warmly, there is plenty of space to park, and everything was great other than the Wi-Fi, which they said was "being fixed" in our area. It worked great in the pub/restaurant area though....

2Thank Glenn E
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Another visit for a break last week. The appartment was superb, the food even better, and a brilliant pint of Guinness. The staff are all brilliant so friendly and they not only go the proverbial extra mile but the extra 20 miles. Looking forward to my next visit

2Thank johnfLongridge
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 16 June 2014

The Helm is a great B&B on the Westport Harbour. It is not located in the very center but it is only a 15-min walk until there. The rooms are very spacious, clean and extremely comfortable. One feels at home right away. The Breakfast is very good too, and the service personnel is extremely nice. I would recommend this place...

2Thank AnjaG18
Reviewed 27 May 2014

I stayed in an apartment at the Helm for 4 nights as part of a golf tour. The Helm booked (and changed at our request) our golf outings and were very flexible when the numbers in our group unexpectedly changed. The rooms are functional, but a little bare. Where we stayed was not en-suite, but then the price was very...

2Thank DullDave
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Very helpful staff, excellent food, great music , very busy with locals and tourists. Easy of access to the quay for fishing trip which is highly recommended departing from the helm. Restaurant requires reservations in the evening time as very popular, large portions great menu

1Thank Treeflynn
Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

Went out for dinner one night the food was lovely and the atmosphere was great and the service was excellent would gladly go back again I had chicken and salmon wrapped in Philly cheese and the other two girls one had salmon the other had the same

2Thank Mclisanm
Heerjansdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 May 2014

I have the feeling we didn't have the best room in the Helm. Everything was a bit cranky, the couch, the beds, the washing machine leaked. It was more an appartment so we had room enough. In the three days we were there it was never cleaned. (Run by men, maybe?) But then the pub......what a place to be!! Crowded...

1Thank Coby2013

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Helm Bed and Breakfast

Address: The Helm The Quay, Westport, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Westport
Price Range: $91 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Helm Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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