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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is a super hotel. Our room was right at the top with fabulous sea and harbour views. The food was great as well both as a couple one night and at a large celebration the following. This really is a spot to recharge batteries and indulge in some comforts, a little subtle pampering and some refreshing sea air. Thoroughly... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whilst it's good to see a modern trendy restaurant on west coast of Wales the expectation is greater than the reality. Service good, decor good, loos good with expensive soap and mainstream. The big disappointment is the food which is decidedly average.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

just returned from a 2 night stay at the harbourmaster.my wife and i agreed this is the best hotel we have stayed in for a long time. we fell in love with aberaeron, what a lovely place. quality of food was exceptional as was the service. our room with a harbour view was amazing. our thanks to all the staff... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After reading reviews I felt happy, but read one really bad one. Think this person went to a different place and got confused! I am hard to please, but this hotel is just perfect. Clean, very, staff amazing , manager Dai great. Food wonderful. I have only ever given 5 ever to a very expensive hotel in Alcudia, but give... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have just returned from a two night stay at the Harbourmaster. The attention to detail in the hotel was excellent; the décor was delightful and the friendliness and attitude of the staff was superb. I loved the complimentary tea/coffee and cake served to guests in the afternoon and the fresh milk provided in a thermos flask. The view from the... More

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188 reviews 188 reviews
59 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for three nights in room 20. This is a large and very well designed room with amazing bath, decoration and view. Food was very good. We struggled to get a table in the bar on nights but when we did it was worth it. Would have been nice if guests could have booked tables in the bar given how... More

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night on our tour of Wales which coincided with our anniversary. Arriving on a gloriously sunny afternoon, the setting was wonderful, right on the harbour with crab fishing right outside our window. We had the spectacular Aeron Queen room wonderful view, really roomy and a very quirky bathroom complete with porthole! We dined in to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A short break at the Harbourmaster,our first visit,proved to be a memorable one.The location was superb.You couldn`t get any nearer to the sea! We found the fully-bilingual staff very friendly and welcoming throughout our stay.The breakfasts and evening meal all locally sourced and very tasty.Our accommodation was in a quaint cottage with a lovely large sitting room and kitchen. For... More

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South West London
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having arrived before the room was ready we were offered complimentary tea and cake in the cafe / bar area part of which is the main hotel reception. Unusual we thought, but we grew to like this unusually unstuffy arrangement. We witnessed enquiry after enquiry for dinner that night being turned away as the restaurant was full ( plenty of... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a few pints from the extensive range on offer while the kids were crabbing on the quayside. Great surroundings, friendly Staff and the toilets were clean. Very expensive though, £2 for a glass of lemonade for the grandson and most of that was ice. Alas Aberaeron is expensive. Will be back again next year.

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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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