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Harbourmaster Hotel

Pen Cei, Aberaeron SA46 0BT, Wales
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Harbourmaster Hotel
Ranked #7 of 13 Aberaeron B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Used this as a stop off to Anglesey in January. Was not expecting such a cool spot, great bar, decent grub, and friendly staff. The room was at the top of a winding staircase, very tastefully done with a roll top bath. My boss had a suite in the other part of the building which was superb also. Would definitely... More

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Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Harbourmaster on the recommendation of some friends for a mid-week mini-break. This is a boutique hotel and it is easily one of the best properties I have ever stayed in large or small. The level of fit and finish is outstanding, and it is obvious the owners have paid a lot of attention to even the... More

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fabulous hotel everything was superb from entering the hotel to leaving it. The staff couldn't of been more helpful and polite, the quality of everything in the room was superb and the food delicious with a great selection the menu definetely worth a visit.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great position overlooking the Harbour, a small car park but plenty of parking around the hotel, very nice room, comfy bed and pillows, nice and clean. Breakfast lovely and Kate looked after us very well, nothing to much trouble.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I recall my stays at the harbourmaster, what resonates more than the location, comfort and decor is that the staff make me feel welcome, a surprisingly rare trait in the hospitality business! The rooms are well equipped with refreshments and you are guaranteed a good nights sleep. The breakfast is top notch too. Looking forward to my next visit.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We treated ourselves to a fabulous weekend at The Harbourmaster in the Aeron Queen. Although it's the most expensive room, it was worth every penny to sleep with the huge doors open overlooking the harbour and the sea breeze blowing in all night. If you are looking for an early quiet night, this room is not for you on a... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a gem of a place. Right on the harbour, looking out across the water, a sea view from some of the windows. Beautifully appointed and comfortable rooms with hairdryers, bath robes, soft slippers, homemade biscuits and proper teapigs and coffee. Bed and duvet extremely comfortable. Food is also delicious, so a stay is highly recommended.

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I treated ourselves to a well deserved kids-free weekend. Aberaeron is a beautiful place and so chilled out and relaxing. It’s lovely how all the houses are each painted a different pastel colour. The Harbourmaster was the cherry on the top. The staff work extremely hard and we found them to be very accommodating and polite. We... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second trip to the Harbourmaster, and it was just as good this time as the last. We stayed in the Martha Jane room, which had a lovely terrace where you could just about see the sea. The meal we had in the bar was excellent - best squid I have eaten in a long time, and the... More

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

On a day trip to Aberaron, the glorious weather tempted us to stay over. We found excellent accommodation (no 3 Pen Cei next door), and booked a meal at the Harbourmaster - normally a safe haven. By coincidence, we sat next to another couple, and we all ordered the same - welsh lamb, dauphinoise potatoes, ratatouille, It arrived (as always)... More

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Address: Pen Cei, Aberaeron SA46 0BT, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Ceredigion > Aberaeron
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Harbourmaster Hotel Aberaeron, Wales

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The Harbourmaster on the quayside in Aberaeron offers you comfort in the most idyllic of locations. This listed landmark building reopened in June 2002 after extensive renovations. We have 13 individually-designed rooms in three historic buildings - all with harbour views. In 2008 the warehouse was opened, providing a further 4 rooms. A harbour facing suite with panoramic views, two west facing sea view terrace rooms and a town view room suitable for disabled use. (lift access to these new rooms) The Restaurant and new warehouse bar specialises in fresh local produce. Come and stay for a relaxing time and watch the tides wash in and out and the sun set over the bay! ... more   less 
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