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The Helmsman

43 Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth SY23 2BX, Wales
The Helmsman
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a fabulous stay here on a Saturday night at the end of April, Everything was as arranged with the owners. Our room (4) on the third floor though not large was lovely decorated with a new shower room, We both sat in the comfy seats, positioned in the bay window admiring the view. Breakfast was fresh and tasty,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We checked in on Easter weekend to a nice welcome. Luckily my partner had checked the bathroom out because of a sewage smell in our Room (4), the toilet was blocked and wouldn't flush. We were moved to Room (2), another Seaview facing room but bigger :) This was ideal for our weekend stay. We only went down for breakfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stayed on the top floor with a room overlooking the promendade with a comfy chair positioned in the bay window which my wife liked. We spent half an hour in the morning watching people walking, jogging along the prom, people oin wetsuits jumping into the water and a couple of metal detectorists looking for treasure on the beach. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We arrived at Aberystwyth hospital at 11pm after a 200 mile dash to my father's bedside. Too late, sadly, but then we had the problem of where to stay as we were in no fit state to drive home. The nurses phoned Tony at the Helmsman who got out of bed at midnight especially to welcome us. He provided a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The staff were friendly. My view of the sea was incredible. Breakfast was YUMMY!! If you are ever in Aberystwyth and looking for a B&B, you can definitely do worse. It was lovely. Upper 3 ★★★ :-)

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Stafford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed here for one night. Room was big and overlooked the sea - lovely. Hosts friendly. Breakfast was very good. Our only concern was that Aberystwyth is a university town and a lot of the sea front premises which used to be hotels are now student accommodation - hence noisy during night - students returning home after a night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

stayed here september 2014 fantastic value for money.stunning views .staff really friendly breakfast absolutley gorgeous well worth the money will defintley return.Bedrooms and en-suite really spacious and immaculatelly clean ,could not fault it at all

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Me my husband and two kids stayed here the weekend it was a nice hotel but in our room it was very dusty and no button on the toilet to flush it the breakfast was nice tho and our waitress was lovely always had a smile on her face all in all average bnb

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

After viewing some hotels on the website, we came across the Helmsman after ringing the doorbell twice the landlady came out very polite and pleasant. after this she gave us the key for room 9 we climbed 3 flights of stairs {very knackering}, once in the room it was very clean, but a bad smell coming from the bathroom. a... More 

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Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My partner and I recently spent 3 nights at The Helmsman and had a wonderful stay. It is situated right opposite the beach and was the perfect location for all the local amenities. Our room was at the back of the hotel with little view, as we had to settle for a first floor room without a veiw or a... More 

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