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Cartref Hotel

2.0 of 5 15-19 High Street, Fishguard SA65 9AW, Wales
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently spent a week at the Cartref. The hotel is very handy for central Fishguard and only a short drive to the ferry terminal. I have absolutely no complaints about my room - it was clean and tidy with a comfortable bed and modern bathroom. My concerns centre around the communal areas of the hotel. The owner has a... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your frank review! I have had a very busy summer, the busiest ever in my twenty years in The Cartref, and some wonderful guests - and I was hoping to count you as one of them. My and Toby's sincere apologies that it didn't come to that. (Toby took quite a liking to you!) Anyway, even before... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I stayed here for a short holiday to review the area. The owner was very helpful and I had a key to come and go. Loved the little dog. The small single I had was immaculate and had a modern new bathroom, television and ample space for me. The breakfast was delicious and got me ready for my days explorations.... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you! I am very glad you had a good break! More

bath
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Stayed at The Cartref Hotel after arriving on the midnight ferry from Fishguard. The owner was waiting for us & settled us in with a friendly welcome. We booked a twin room which was recently refurbished and a high standard. It was large and airy with a big ensuite shower room and had everything necessary for a comfortable nights rest.... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

The pleasure was all mine! I loved your little dog! More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights whilst visiting this corner of Wales for a friends' wedding. We arrived late into the evening and Kristina was very welcoming and accommodating given the late hour. The room was a reasonable size which isn't always the case is an old building and it had all the amenities that... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review after such a long time - but I still remember you! Perhaps you'll come again with more time to see the sights in Pembrokeshire! More

Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I was doing the Half Ironman in Fishguard, and needed a place to stay for two nights (I don't drive so I like to get to events the day before), and found this place on fairly short notice without needing to pay a deposit. There was also promise of a secure garage to lock my bike which swung it for... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your considerate review! It was a very busy weekend when you were here. I am always open to discuss prices but the truth is that running a small hotel has become more costly during the recent years, and you had a nice room with modern bathroom and a good view over the town with even a glimpse... More

Hereford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Well situated in Fishguard, the Cartref Hotel was comfortable and clean with modern facilities. Our 5 days was greatly enhanced by advice from a knowledgeable owner who sent us off each day with advice on the local area following an excellent breakfast. Convenient local Car Park (50yds) at 80p for 24hrs.

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you! I am very pleased to have been helpful! More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Owner was an eccentric lady but very smiley. First impression was terrible as there were papers strewn all over the reception desk. She had a lovely little dog but it seemed to be put behind a glass door a lot if the time which we thought was a shame for him. The room was an improvement as was very clean... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! You had a dog with you; therefore it was sensible for Toby to be behind the door to avoid any possible confrontations! I am sorry you found the bed too soft. It has a firm wood slated base, and nobody has commented adversely about it! On the contrary! We have a residential bar, and drinks... More

Southampton Uk
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90 reviews 90 reviews
45 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I had trouble finding a room anywhere as the Fishguard triathlon was on, I think this was the last room in town. First impressions are poor as the reception is piled with papers and very messy. My room was fine though, a decent size for a single, nicely decorated with a good shower and excellent wifi. Breakfast was great, especially... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for excusing Toby! Sometimes there might be a whiff of him elsewhere, but surely not in the breakfast room!!! Thank you for your review! More

Camberley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Very good place to stay in the centre of Fishguard. Close to one excellent fish restaurant on Friday and Saturday nights only (the corner café during the day). Also a tiny real ale bar (Fishguard Arms) where there are interesting local characters (farm workers and fishermen) to talk to. The Finnish host landlady (Christina) was charming and gave me much... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed what Fishguard has to offer! It s unique! More

Swindon
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Parts of the hotel are a trip back into pseudo Victoriana ie the lounge and entry area and parts are well modernised ie the breakfast room and bathroom. The lobby needs a big tidy up and de-cluttering as there were piles of papers, books and magazines everywhere and gave quite a bad impression on first entry. The room was ok,... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing the review! I am just baffled with the term 'pseudo Victoriana' as some of the furniture is antique, not pseudo antique! Should all old be just discarded? Of course everything comes to personal taste. There are no carpets in the bathrooms but there is a bathroom mat in every bathroom which is a requirement. It can... More

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Address: 15-19 High Street, Fishguard SA65 9AW, Wales
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Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Pembrokeshire > Fishguard
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Cartref Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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