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"Bed was too soft for me but other than that this hotel represents terrific value for money. We are in the restaurant and found the standard of cooking ... " More

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Hotel Description

The breakfast at Best Western Aberavon Beach Hotel gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Aberavon Beach. You'll find features such as free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus an indoor pool. This 3-star hotel has 65 rooms over 3 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and a deep-soaking bathtub in each room.

  • All rooms offer deep-soaking bathtubs, flat-screen TVs and room service (during limited hours)
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy a bite to eat at The Greenhouse, a fine-dining restaurant with ocean views
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, a porter and luggage storage
  • On-site recreation includes a sauna and horse riding/rentals
  • Guests speak favourably about the breakfast and the beach
  • 8 minutes on foot from Aberavon Beach and a 2-minute drive from Margam Sands
  • Dogs welcome for a fee (restrictions apply)
  • Pet-friendly amenities are available, including food and water bowls

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£43* Per night/room 6 Sep - 7 Sep

Standard Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Best Western Aberavon Beach Hotel ratings based on 10 verified reviews

Review Summary
3.4 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Best Western Aberavon Beach Hotel

Everyone (6) Couples (3) Family (1)
4 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Dec 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Dec 2019 by General manager

Thank you for your review

2 out of 5

A tired building with a new tarmac car park

Pros: The new car park with astro turf islands and marked out placings
Cons: A large investment is needed to make this hotel viable as a seaside resort feature. 100 yards from a sandy beach, this hotel would be in high demand.
Location: The location is good as springboard to the Beacons and exploring the SW peninsular of Wales as we did.
As regular Best Western guests, even on approach, we could not believe the state of the building. Rusty gables, faded building paint. Into reception noticed front doors were not clean, the seals on the double glazing had failed hence cloudy effect. Wife and I took the clanky lift to designated room which on opening the door had a stale and musty smell. Best part we were moved, without complaint, to another floor. The hallways were in better condition; optimistic. The room was better than the other but concerns started when the extractor fan did not start with the lights on in the bathroom, a spot light dangling in the ceiling, not clipped up and one spot not working. Although PAT tested the kettle tripped out. The windows were misted and being on the second floor I am sure the windows should have a restraining bar to prevent climbing out! BUT the bed linen was clean and well presented and beds were comfortable. Day 1 and 2 breakfast plates were cold hence on day 1 all the welsh cooked breakfast was cold. On day 2 the cooked breakfast was warmer. There was a good selection of juice, cereals, continental breakfast items and toast.

Posted by , from Wiltshire on 8 Feb 2018

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5 out of 5

Great value hotel

Pros: Location, value, cleanliness, friendliness
Cons: Firmer bed!
Location: Nice sea view, easy access
Bed was too soft for me but other than that this hotel represents terrific value for money. We are in the restaurant and found the standard of cooking to be very good.

Posted by on 13 Jan 2018

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3 out of 5

Pleasant surprise

From the outside you'd have reservations, but totally different inside. I asked for vegetaRyan sausages and was presented with them shortly after. Will definitely stay again.

Posted by on 14 Dec 2017

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3 out of 5

Pricey for the price

Pros: Location
Cons: Exteriors and common interiors
Location: Beach...great beach
The hotel is in good location right across the beach but as soon as u see it you get the feeling it has seen better days. We paid £105 for a nights stay in a double room. You sense that it is way too much as soon as u see the hotel. The carpets in the hallways were worn out and gave a dated look. Staff was good. Breakfast excellent. They have a swimming pool which looked good but did not try. The room was spacious and clean. To summarise, it would been great to stay for say 60-70 max. Not anymore than that. Charges are way too high.

Posted by , from London on 7 Jul 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

24 Jul 2017 by General Manager

Thank you for your comments and im glad you enjoyed your stay. Im not sure where the "worn" carpets are! I think that you must have stayed on a very busy weekend, as the rate are normally slightly lower.

4 out of 5

Nice friendly hotel.

Nice sea view position. Nicely done out inside. Clean and tidy. Staff very helpful. Close to beach. Would recommend.

Posted by on 10 Oct 2016

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2 out of 5

family weekend away

The outside of the hotel looks awful, to be honest but completely different on the inside. Spacious lobby and bar and small swimming pool. The room was clean and comfortable. The only complaint was we paid for a queen bed, but had 2 singles pushed together!

Posted by on 9 Sep 2014

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5 out of 5

clean and modern

Room spotless and had Seaview which was nice even in storms. Really pleased. Good value

Posted by on 3 Feb 2014

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3 out of 5

good value for money

On our arrival the receptionist was not aware that the room was pre-paid but did the right thing and promised to check. Rooms are with not much character but spotlessly clean and comfortable. We would have liked a mini bar especially in a hotel so distant from places where one could buy a refreshment. Excellent choice for our purposes.

Posted by on 31 Aug 2010

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3 out of 5

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Posted by on 27 Jul 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Aug 2018 by General Manager

Vielen Dank für Ihre freundlichen Kommentare

About the Best Western Aberavon Beach Hotel

Location Princess Margaret Way, Port Talbot, Wales SA12 6QP

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

Best Western Aberavon Beach Hotel offers its guests an indoor pool and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite 24-hour business centre. Spa services, gift shops/news stands, and a garden are also featured at the eco-friendly Best Western Aberavon Beach Hotel. Self parking is free. This 3-star Port Talbot hotel is smoke free.

  • 65 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.) (55.7 km / 34.6 mi)
  • Train station: Port Talbot Parkway Station (3.3 km / 2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Best Western Aberavon Beach Hotel offers 65 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath and complimentary toiletries. This Port Talbot hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Deep-soaking tub
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 8 AM to 9:30 AM.

The Greenhouse – Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Talbot Bar – This bar serves lunch and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Horse riding/rental on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 10.00 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmationService animals are exempt from fees.

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing measures are in place

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Social distancing measures are in place.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Debit cards
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 11 for adults and GBP 5 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 10.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Best Western Aberavon Beach Hotel Port Talbot
  • Best Western Aberavon Beach Hotel
  • Best Western Aberavon Beach Port Talbot
  • Best Western Aberavon Beach
  • Best Western Swansea Bay
  • BEST WESTERN Aberavon Beach Hotel Port Talbot, Wales
  • Swansea Bay Best Western
  • Best Aberavon Hotel Talbot
  • Best Western Aberavon Beach Hotel Hotel
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  • Best Western Aberavon Beach Hotel Hotel Port Talbot

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

  • Green Tourism Programme

National Rating

This property has received its official star rating from Visit Wales.

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