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The Helm Bed and Breakfast

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   The Quay, Westport, Ireland
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Ranked #16 of 62 Westport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Christopher K Truro, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family & I recently stayed at the Helm in their self catering apartments and the welcome as normal nothing short of wonderful. We were visiting Ireland has our father had recently passed away from Cancer and the support provided by the bar & staff and the owners family was nothing short of brilliant. I would recommend this B&B to... More

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Of all the places I have been in Ireland, The Helm was probably the best. The appartment was very big, clean and quiet. We had a view directly on the sea and on Croagh Patrick ! The breakfast in the morning was great ! I loved having a beer at the pub downstair and just going up to the appartment... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

On yet another visit to Westport we really enjoyed a fab family lunch. Pouring rain and stormy we took shelter in this most welcoming cosy Irish Pub Restaurant. Your first welcomed by the heat then very friendly staff and to top it all off the food was delicious. Its an Irish hidden gem. Thank you. from the Finns.

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Cavan, Ireland
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Outstanding service will most definitely be back, they catered for 22 girls on a football bonding weekend away and were so friendly, could not have been more helpful and they were great craic. Can't wait to visit it again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

My family have been using the helm for many years now and i think its about time i repay vinnie the owner and his staff with a revue that does this establishment the justice In over 25 years of staying at the helm not once has the service / the food or for that matter the drink been anything but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We were recommended this pub / restaurant by a cafe owner in Westport & we certainly were not disappointed. Greeted by a cheery bar man who looked after us straight away. Our menus for dinner were handed to us while we waited for our table. The 1st table offered was stuck in a corner where I was looking at a... More

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Roscommon, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

A group of 20 of us stayed at the helm recently for a hen party and it was ideal, the apartments were clean and convenient, the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We had a very tasty breakfast in the morning. I am sorry we didnt book dinner there that evening. I would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We have stayed in the helm quite a few times. I suppose this says a lot about our feelings on the place. What we love about it is despite its changes over the years the service has never reduced. It has a feeling of of a professionally run business while treating you like a friend. It's ideal for couples and... More

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Turin, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Stayed in one of the 3-bedroom appartments facing the harbour at a very reasonable price, especially for Westport. Reservation process was really easy over e-mail, all my messages / questions being answered really quickly. A very helpful and welcoming team. The appartment was nice and roomy, with sleeping for 7/8 even though there were only 5 of us. Two bathrooms,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We chose this B&B at the last minute when arriving at The Quay unbooked and looking for a place to sleep. After a bit of a mix up (our room was allocated twice due to a bit of staff mis-communication) we were given accommodtion in the building across the road from the hotel. We were pleasantly surprised to find ourselves... More

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Also Known As:
The Helm Hotel
The Helm Hotel Westport
The Helm b&b
Address: The Quay, Westport, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Westport
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #16 of 62 B&Bs / Inns in Westport
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Helm Bed and Breakfast 3*
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