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18th Century Secluded Apartment
18th Century Secluded Apartment
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Historical quirky building, the apartment offers a spacious, warm, stylish, private, & relaxing haven with 21st century comfort and fast wi-fi close to Cardigan Castle, & the Quayside. With cafe's just around the corner, & parking is just @ the bottom of street. The Wales Coastal path is right on your doorstep, this location is ideal for exploring The Pembrokeshire Coast national Park and Rural & Coastal Ceredigion with it's golden beaches.

The space

Your private, peaceful, warm, light and spacious studio apartment which sleeps 2 (inclusive in nightly price) in a king sized bed, complete with en-suite, breakfast bar, fridge and simple cooking facilities (see pictures) & all you need for a comfortable nights sleep whether on business or needing a relaxing holiday.
The apartment is situated on the top floor, above my other listing 'The Garden Room' in an 18th century listed building with access through a reception hallway on the ground floor where guests can also access the walled garden.
Quay street studios is in an area steeped in nautical & cultural history, with the 12th century Cardigan Castle the birthplace of the Eisteddfod just across the street. The 'Wales Coast Path' is right on the doorstep, and the waters edge with stunning views along the Teifi estuary being just down the hill, and a 10 minute stroll will take you to the nature reserve.

Entertainment venues include the Cellar bar with live music 2-3 nights some weeks at the top of the street, summer open air concerts in the Castle grounds, as well as Pizza Tipi (seasonal music venue along the Quayside there's also cinema at 'Theatre Mwldan' with its 3 cinema screens & theatre and which is also next door to the unique 'Small World Theatre.' both of which are a 5 minute walk.
There's certainly plenty to do without using the car, we can provide secure storage for bicycles and storage for a couple of kayaks too.

If you need further information about the facilities or to customise your booking (if you require just the one night) please do not hesitate to contact us, we would be pleased to help make this a perfect holiday break for you.

Guest access

Blue door to 23 Quay St, takes you into a communal entrance hallway shared with two first apartments The Garden Room and the The Art Room & also accesses south facing walled garden. Taking the green door to the steepish historical staircase which leads to the first floor where the is a landing and then less steep stairs leading to top floor and the attic apartment which occupies the rear of the building, across the landing is the Linen Room, which we use for drying and ironing.

Interaction with guests

We will endeavour to meet you on arrival, and it's important & considerate to let us know what time you are expecting to arrive, & especially if you get delayed. In the event we cannot meet with you, the keys with be left with a neighbour. We are totally dedicated to the philosophy of airbnb, and want you to be able to feel local and know the best places to go. Having nearly 40 yrs knowledge of the area. If needed give you a quick guide to the neighbourhood so you can feel instantly local to get go to the best places to eat drink walk visit and swim and be entertained.

Other things to note

Wanting to stay just one night? please contact us for availability there will be a small increase in nightly charge. Or why not book all 3 apartments please check out 'The Garden Room' & The Art Room too.

Business travel
This listing has essential business travel amenities.
Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Cleaning Fee $32 NZD
Weekend Price $160 NZD / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 4PM - 9PM
Check out by 11AM

Same day bookings please give us at least 4 hrs notice so we can make sure we are around and the apartment is tip top for you & do indicate a time of arrival, (we are 2.5 hrs from the Severn Crossing and 1. 1/4 hrs from Aberystwyth). No Smoking in building - Leave as you find - small breakages to be paid for - do tell us if something is not working, gone! or has been damaged. This apartment is fully modernised & is on the top floor of an old building with 'The Garden Room' apartment below.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs
Potential for noise - The Cellar bar back yard for smoking which gets used every Thursday night between between 9pm and 11.45pm, and on some Fridays and Saturdays
No parking on property - Free spaces can be located just at the bottom of street either outside rd by Indian or immediately to your right by high wall. Public car park beyond
Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
The minimum night stay for this listing varies.

248 Reviews

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Brittany User Profile
July 2016
We loves staying here! A beautiful room we were very comfortable in. We hope to make it back! Great location, in a sweet little town. Penny is great, she suggested the best little pizza place, and was a great chat! Thank you for having us!

Charlotte User Profile
November 2017
The apartment is perfect! Clean, tidy and has everything you need. We couldn’t fault it and it met our needs entirely. A lovely place to star when visiting cardigan! Penny is lovely and very welcoming with lots of knowledge and passion for cardigan and the surrounding area.

Lohith User Profile
November 2017
Absolutely amazing place to stay

Joe User Profile
October 2017
Really nice little apartment within waking distance to the town and scenic walks. Penny was a great host and very informative, apartment was spotless and had everything you would need for a stay. 10/10

Ashley User Profile
October 2017
A really nice clean place, tastefully decorated. Really enjoyed the weekend.

Rachel User Profile
October 2017
Penny's place was perfect! Check in was easy, she answered all of our questions promptly beforehand and the place is wonderful! Highly recommend! Don't think twice!

Jonathan User Profile
September 2017
Amazing! Penny's Loft was very stylishly decorated, warm and cozy, and just a very cool place to stay! The loft had everything we needed and is in a perfect location for Coast Path Hikers..literally right on the path. And centrally located to stores, shops, restaurants, coffee shops. The best place we've stayed so far in our 40 days in Wales!!

I'm a dedicated airbnb host, like you I love exploring and meeting new folks. Staying somewhere which makes you feel good is what its all about and I love to deliver. I've hit the jackpot here when it comes to living in a great community, scenic country side and playing about in the sea. As much as I love visiting friends & family in other parts of the country, its good to come home and be amongst friends.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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