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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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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 3 weeks ago

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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Llanelli, Wales
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We turned up on the spur of the moment on Saturday night. The welcome and hospitality was lovely. Food well worth it. Accommodation on a par if not better than boutique hotels we have stayed at. Breakfast well you have to stay to experience it. Diolch

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I took my wife here for her birthday for two nights , we booked the restaurant for the evening for fifteen friends and had to change it to 17 as a couple more turned up , it was no trouble at all for the staff to accommodate the extra people and we were all served with beautiful food by very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Booked for a relaxing weekend break and we're not disappointed. Stayed in the JohnHenry room with a fantastic terrace overlooking the sea ( in fact the pictures on the website do not do this room justice) which was of superior quality and would highly recommend. The overall quality of the food and the staff was exceptional, will definitely visit again... More

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Victoria, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely room with a fabulous view of the harbour. It was bright, spacious, comfortable, stylish and the staff are excellent. Dinner and breakfasts were also really good. The hotel is perfectly situated for site-seeing in the area. My only quibble is the noise from the bar... if you need an early night, make sure you get a... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Booked here as my other half loves the place & it wasn't a disappointment! The starters were tasty but the mains we chose...Haddock Two Ways..were delicious!! Great presentation & surprisingly filling!! You must try this! The restaurant was quiet which meant there wasn't huge amount of atmosphere which was a shame but the food made up for it.

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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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