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“Excellent 2 night break” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Gwesty Cymru
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Aberystwyth
Certificate of Excellence
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
“Excellent 2 night break”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

What a lovely place, very modern, fresh, spotlessly clean, rooms are all on a coloured theme instead of numbers. Breakfast was wonderful, coffee fresh and more on request happily provided. We ran out of the usual coffee, milk, etc in our room - went down - couldn't have been more helpful giving me handfuls plus offered more biscuits. Our shout in the green room was walk-in, high and spacious. Room was a bit small and faced the rear rooftops but it was the lowest price room. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Staff friendly and helpful. Right on the sea front. 10/10. Would certainly stay again. Thanks :-) :-) Andy & Mark (Birmingham)

  • Stayed May 2014
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Thank Andrew F
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2014

I've stayed in Gwesty Cymru several times now and love it. The seafront rooms are stylish with super comfortable beds and lovely, lovely bathrooms. Huw and the team always give a "Croeso cynnes". The food excellent too. Aber is a pretty, vibrant town with mid Wales best countryside on its doorstep. We will come here for a treat over and over again. This last weekend, it's stopped raining for all of an hour but we had a fantastic time ! Aber am byth.

Room Tip: Room 4 is a personal favourite - first floor, sea view to constantly enjoy.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank CandNJames
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Wales, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2014

i came here with my boyfriend for food and from the second we walked through the door the service was great! Lovely friendly staff who were more than happy to speak to us in english (some welsh restaurants can be rude towards english speakers) the food was divine we had three courses it was worth every penny! Will be coming back for sure! Thanks everyone x

  • Stayed May 2014
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1 Thank samwah123
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La Fleche, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2014

We booked at the Gwesty Cymru for two nights for our nieces wedding. What a lovely place, the rooms we had, were every bit as nice as they looked on the web site, wonderful sea views from room 4, comfortable beds, great bathroom. The staff were welcoming, happy and couldn't do enough to make our stay enjoyable. We couldn't make a firm booking for dinner on our arrival, as we were unsure what plans had been had been made involving the wedding, and we were advised that at that point they had only a table for two, (we were 4) However when we realised we were free and able to dine in the restaurant, the staff managed to accomodate us outside on the terrace, it was a balmy evening, sitting outside enjoying a beautiful sunset. The food was excellent and surpassed our expectations ( and I'm difficult to impress!) Crab thermidor, and that breakfast scotch egg, well, can't wait to try that again. We couldn't manage a dessert, but if we had, I'm sure it would have been superb.This hotel is a jewel
(I would agree with the previous review though, bottle of water would have been welcome) That's a very small issue, we would, without doubt return.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Desma M
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2014

We were in Aber for the night, seeing Jon Richardson in the Uni, and decided to stay over for the night. We thought we would spoil ourselves and book into the Gwesty Cymru for one night. We arrived at 12pm, and found out where to park. We got drawn a map of the area to show us where we needed to go and where we'd booked in for lunch. After lunch we headed back to the hotel to check in (we had been offered the chance to book in at 12pm, but decided to wait until after lunch). We booked the blue room, room 6, on the 2nd floor withe a sea view, and corner bath. The bed was so comfy, I had an afternoon nap. It was lovely to fall asleep to the sound of the sea. It was a very quiet hotel, and the staff were so friendly and helpful. All staff spoke Welsh to me, as that is what language I spoke to them, but the spoke English to my husband, as that is what he spoke to them. Breakfast was Fab. We had one full Welsh and one homemade scotch egg on a rosti, done beautifully. Fresh fruit, yogurt, cereal and juices were also available. The toast was lovely too, served with real butter. We checked out at 11am and then came back ay 12pm for Sunday lunch. The only tiny comment I would make is that the cold water tap in the room, never got really cold to have a nice glass of water, so a jug/ bottle of water in the room, would have been a nice touch. We had a Fabulous 24 hours in Aberystwyth, and can't wait to visit again.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank EmLJ
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2014

Enjoyed a secod visit here for a birthday treat meal last weekend. Quite busy but well staffed and prompt service. Interesting menu with local produce and Welsh flavour. Excellent meal - we tried the Aberystwyth Crab Thermidor and were very pleased. Lovely ice cream too for dessert. Staff very pleasant and attentive. Prices seemed reasonable for good quality food. Highly recommend.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank janet1654
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2014

Once again a delightful stay in rooms 6 and 8.
Food was first class, cleanliness and comfortable beds.
Welcomed by Huw and his wonderful staff who made our stay such a good experience.
I am a frequent visitor to Aberystwyth and have stayed in the various hotels on offer.
However they do not compare to the high standards at Gwesty Cymru and I will not stay elsewhere.
Great to observe that over the years high standards have been consistently maintained.
Dee W. Birmingham

Room Tip: Sea view rooms are great.
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank MD W
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Property: Gwesty Cymru
Address: 19 Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth SY23 2AZ, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Ceredigion > Aberystwyth
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Aberystwyth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Gwesty Cymru 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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