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Worcester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Our yearly visit was really enjoyable as always, we were made to feel welcome, we had our usual room (Room 2) and have already booked next years weekend away. Breakfast was lovely and there was plenty to choose from as well as having a full English. Thank you Joan for making us so welcome. See you next October!

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Bedworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2013

We recently stayed at this B&B. I was a little bit worried after reading some of the reviews but we were attending the university open day and accommodation was scarce. I found Joan very helpful and she responded to all my email enquiries promptly. We booked two rooms. One overlooking the garden and one with a fantastic sea view -...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2013

We recently stayed at the Helmsman after looking at the reviews on trip advisor we though it would be fine. On arrival the greeting was very frosty - we were instructed on the car park which seemed very poorly set out and access was not easy at all. After climbing 3 flights of stairs, and struggling with doors we arrived...

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Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2013

We had booked 2 rooms at the Helmsman for a Saturday night. First room for 2 adults and 1 child and second room for 2 adults (my elderly parents). When booking (which was a couple of weeks before hand) I explained that I would like a room on bottom or first floor for my parents so it would not be...

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2Thank mason2013
southampton
Reviewed 7 August 2013

stayed here for a couple of nights for a wedding over the weekend, rooms not overly spacious but comfortable and tidy. We had room 1 which had a sea view, this was fantastic as the weather was great. Breakfast was pretty decent and included in the price, although a little early, 8.00 till 9.00 am! I thought it was a...

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Thank SouthamptonBeats
Stornoway, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2013

My sister and I stayed at The Helmsman the nights of July 7th through the 10th as part of our stay in Aberystwyth during my graduation week. When we switched accommodation on the morning of the 7th, we realized to our embarrassment that in our preparations for our trip, we all forgot to book my mother a place to stay...

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2Thank aleanbh
Australia
Reviewed 18 June 2013 via mobile

Clean, good sized rooms. Wifi free. I've stayed in two different twin rooms now on my stays in Aber and this place is well priced in a good location. Basic tea and coffee. I havent tried their breakfast yet as we always have to leave too early (before 6am). The rooms across from the beach let you drift off to...

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Thank TravellingWales
UK
Reviewed 17 June 2013

I had a room in the hotel annex: a functional garage type extension at the bottom of the garden. The rooms are clean and adequately furnished with plenty of space. In the annex there is no sea view. The guest house is next to the richmond hotel, cheaper and slightly better. Breakfast is great. We never managed to get the...

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Thank JaneUK
wales united kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Stayed in this hotel for a 2 night break with friends and husband.hotel clean ,comfortable,and in prime location.car parking at rear was very limited ,and as said a bit of a problem if you we're out and car parked behind wanted to move.most of pubs were full of students which is understandable as university is there.the weather was really nice...

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Warrington
Reviewed 2 June 2013

Our second floor room was clean and comfortable, with plenty of hot water and a wonderful sea view. We enjoyed a great breakfast and the lady who served us on the second morning is an absolute delight; cheerful, enthusiastic, and nothing is too much trouble for her. It’s a real shame therefore that our two night stay was spoilt by...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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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
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Ceredigion > Aberystwyth
Price Range: $65 - $105 (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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