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Cartref Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   15-19 High Street, Fishguard SA65 9AW, Wales
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Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Fishguard
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
14Rich Camberley, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Camberley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Swindon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Tauranga, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Real old hotel with lots of charm, our finnish host was lovely and very helpful. We had a large bedroom and compact bathroom which we were happy with. The hotel was right in Fishguard, so made for easy walking. Our host recommended a lovely place for dinner-on the corner near the hotel-it is a bakery/café during the day BUT on... More

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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205 reviews 205 reviews
39 hotel reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Cartref last night having found it on hotels.com for the good price of £42b&b. The owner was lovely, very friendly and helpful with suggestions on what to see and where to eat. My room was room 8 on the top floor- not a problem for me but if you have trouble negotiating steps you may wish... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! More

Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is right in the heart of Fishguard with easy walking to all the shops, the bus stop, and coastal path. I stayed in a single room, which was very clean and comfortable and at just the right price for a single traveler. Breakfast was excellent. The owner was accommodating, friendly and very knowledgeable about the area. She even... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you! I definitely hope you will stay again - and I especially hope that you will come again to Wales to see the things you missed this time! More

Wrea Green, United Kingdom
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207 reviews 207 reviews
51 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Definetly dated and rooms have not been invested in. I was only customer on a Sunday night. However the landlady was pleasant and clearly proud of Fishguard(which was pleasant surprise). In a good location for strolling around Fishguard.The breakfast was really good start to the day and so would recommend for a night as good value but would caution any... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! There are a few points I would like to make! You chose the small single. The bathroom is newly modernised,even with heated towel rail. It has all the things the other rooms have with the exception of a desk as there is no room for it. Many customers have found it cosy but I believe... More

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed in Fishguard in the off season, staying at the Cartref Hotel. The room was pleasant and clean. Bit of a winging route to the room, up the stairs, but not a big deal. COuld easily walk to the town center from the hotel. Best part was the friendly owner who served a fantastic b'fast. And her dog, Toby,... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your review after all this time! More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
8 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This place is definitely a B&B, but in a good way. It reminded me a bit of my grandmother's house. The owner is a friendly woman who was very welcoming and chatty in a good way. The rooms varied in size, as is common in this sort of place, but they were clean and comfortable even if a bit old.... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

You were superb guests and it was good to talk to you! More

Manchester, England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We ended up at the Cartref after a disastrous attempt at camping in St. Davids. So we arrived with no prior knowledge of Fishguard or the Hotel. We were greeted by the friendly owner Kristina who does a great job of running the Place. The rooms are clean and tidy, they look to be newly refurbished. Kristina gave us a... More

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cartrefhotel, Owner at Cartref Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying in the Cartref! I hope you come back to Pembrokeshire - there is still so much to explore! More

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Our welcome was extremely friendly,both from Kristina and Toby(the dog).We had booked a small room,which is compact, but Kristina quickly upgraded us to a family room. The room was very clean and we had a good night's sleep. Breakfast was good, overall we had a enjoyable stay and Kristina was very attentive. Thank you Kristina and Toby.

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review! And I hope you will come back to Fishguard to see more of this beautiful area! 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*
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We have 2 double rooms 2 twin rooms 2 family rooms and 4 single rooms All rooms are en-suite, have hospitality trays,freeview televisions and free Wi-Fi in every room. The beds have crispy all-cotton sheets.There is a bar and a restaurant for guests only. Two free garages are available. We are open 24 hrs.The Cartref Hotel has been here since early 1900's! Then it was advertised with 'well aerated beds' - and we still claim the same.'Cartref' is the Welsh word for home. We hope you will feel at home with us! Croeso!Welcome! ... more   less 
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