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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Unfortunately this lovely hotel is not on LateRooms etc so it was only by chance I found it and immediately wished I had done so years ago. We stayed for 3 nights In August 2014. Situated right on the seafront this is a spotlessly clean small hotel. Our room was on the first floor overlooking the back of the hotel,... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The helmsman was a wonderful place to stay. Our room looked over the beach and we witnessed a beautiful sunset. We sat in the bay window of our room with a bottle of wine and watched the world go by. The staff were lovely and the breakfast excellent. The room was spacious and spotless and for the price excellent value.... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Only stayed 1 night for my daughters graduation, pity we couldn't stay more. Had 2 rooms on the top floor (ok you have to use stairs, but so what?) Lovely views of the bay, well equiped, clever little ensuite shower and toilet. Staff were really nice, the Irish girl on breakfast looked after everyone well, even though she was new... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Anyone staying here should recommend this Guesthouse to anyone, Aberystwyth is Lovely place and you come out of the front door to a fantastic view of the beach, book early for a sea view, however all room in the Guesthouse are very pleasant indeed, en-suite shower and bathroom everything you could wish for and at a very reasonable price. Breakfast... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Excellent, very clean and well run little hotel with wonderful sea views.A really good breakfast nothing was too much trouble. The waves lulled us to sleep after a busy day and woke up refreshed. I'm sure we will stay here again… Our window DID open so we had a lovely sea breeze.

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Neston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We have been coming back to Aber every year for approx 20 years since we graduated and the only place we feel at home is at the Helmsman!! The location is superb in the middle of the promenade and we always ask for a seaview room - we can happily sit at our window for hours watching the world go... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed at this lovely B&B for a 3 night stay over Father's Day weekend. The location is unbeatable - right on the seafront, a 5 minute walk from the train station. We received a warm welcome from Joan. We had 2 rooms, she said they both had a sea-view but we weren't expecting such an amazing sea view! We... More 

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Machynlleth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

What a disappointment this hotel is. We had treated ouselves to a night overlooking the sea. And we did have a sea view. But as the windows were glued tight we didn't get that fresh sea air. The room was stale and stuffy and had seen better days. I asked for fresh coffee at breakfast and was told they hadn't... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The B&B looks clean and inviting from the exterior and has private off-road parking at the rear. I stayed for two nights in a room on the top floor with a sea view. The room was basic but functional and the bed was very comfortable but the ensuite was overdue a refurb in my opinion with bits falling off here... More 

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Warner, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This sumer my husband and I were visiting relatives in Swansea and decided to do some sightseeing in Western Wales.While traveling my husband became ill and landed in the hospital in Aberystwyth for 9 days.We had no plans of spending the night let alone 9 days.Despite the busy season the 1st night I was there I managed to get a... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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We are situated in the centre of the main promenade, overlooking Cardigan Bay. We are close to all the shops, restaurants and bars. There is free WiFi and also a car park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Helmsman

Address: 43 Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth SY23 2BX, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Ceredigion > Aberystwyth
Price Range: $50 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Helmsman Hotel Aberystwyth
The Helmsman Aberystwyth, Wales
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