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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 13 August 2015

On arrival at Shakeshafts we were warmly greeted by Elaine and Keith who directed us to our Kingsize Bed room.The shower room was spacious and very well equipped.The decorations were 1st class.The peaceful location was ideal for our visits to National Botanic Gardens of Wales and Aberglasney House and Gardens.The breakfasts were brilliant,a wide choice to suit every taste.The gardens... More 

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Wolverhampton
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

When we arrived Elaine came out to welcome us on the car park. She made us feel very at home. We were very pleased with our room. Very clean and tidy, lovely big shower room, plenty of wardrobe and drawer space if you need it. Tea and coffee making facilities in the room with proper china cups and saucers. Breakfast... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

Went back to stay with Elaine and Keith for the second time; always a welcome. Room was clean,good bed linen,and so was the en-suite bathroom. Breakfast was really good with plenty of choice. Can't beat Shakeshaft's for a good all round B/B

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Witney, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

We chose Shakeshafts for a 2 night stopover on our way to West Pembrokeshire so that we could visit the National Gardens of Wales and Aberglasny Gardens. It was excellent in all respects - good parking, nice room and dining room and a very good breakfast with eggs from their own hens. The garden is very pretty with a look-out... More 

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Thank Anne F
Forest of Dean, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Found this delightful bed and breakfast while looking through trip advisor, great reviews and I can see why. Comfortable and well equipped rooms, very quite due to rural location. Plenty of parking and great garden. Nice home cooked breakfast, but it is served at 08.30. If you're in the Carmarthen then this would be a good place to stay.

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Thank James H
Chard, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Just spent two glorious days, staying at the Shakeshafts Guest Houst, perfect in every way. Rooms clean and comfortable, breakfast first class, Hosts, friendly helpful. Will go back again and again. Wonderful views from the house and gardens. Gardens well laid out and well kept. Just a short drive from the Botanical Gardens

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Thank Ann C
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 6 April 2015

Superb B&B. Nicely decorated, great shower, excellent breakfast every morning. Perfectly located for local attractions including the National Botanic Gardens of Wales and several castles. Check the map before you leave home as the sat-nav will let you down.

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Thank naturemomtexas
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Reviewed 4 October 2014

Absolutely superb accommodation and wonderful garden. Though it was a single night stay, we had a pleasant stay. Rooms are up to the standards. We would highly recommend and would definitely like to stay again.

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Thank SriLatha A
Bedford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2014

We stayed at Shakeshafts Bed and Breakfast in Capel Dewi Carmarthen. What a lovely place. The room was pristine 5 star. The shower was hot . The welcome we received was warm friendly and hospitable. The breakfast was excellent. , A large cooked Welsh breakfast. Beautifully presented. The gardens at the B&B are lovely we were invited to explore up... More 

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Thank Judith B
Launceston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

A really comfortable weeks stay in the flat, everything we needed, lovely location and great for touring the area. We loved watching the swans and other wildlife from the birdhide. Highly recommended, We hope to return.

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SHAKESHAFTS B&B . Visit Wales 4 star accommodation .Keith and Elaine assure you a warm welcome .Set in 3 acres of the beautiful Towy valley Carmarthenshire . Ideally situated for touring . Close to Botanic Gardens of Wales , Aberglasney gardens , castles and coast. Easy to find with unlimited off road parking . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shakeshafts

Address: Lower Penddaulwyn Capel Dewi Road | Capel Dewi, Carmarthen SA32 8AY, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Carmarthenshire > Carmarthen
Amenities:
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Price Range: £56 - £64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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Shakeshafts Carmarthen, Wales
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“On a county road, so all rooms pretty quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles ArthurD070950, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are excellant”
 of 5 bubbles 287AnnC, 27 Jun 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are on the ground floor. and all perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles 14judithb, 29 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Only three bedrooms, so book early if you want the king-size bed!”
 of 5 bubbles clivej772, 12 Jul 2013 | Read review
“King-size room is, unsurprisingly, bigger than double, with a walk in wardrobe as well as good ensuite shower.”
 of 5 bubbles Ms_Chissock, 19 Aug 2012 | Read review
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