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Details of pub: Cliff Hotel, Gwbert

Other names: Gwbert Inn, The Gwbert, Gubert Inn
OS Grid Ref: SN1609650077
Opened: before 1848      
Closed: open 2017       Type: Hotel
Summary: The report of the fire in 1906 implies that the Inn and the hotel were separate establishments, although attached.

Open in 2018 as the Cliff Hotel and Spa.

There is a reference to a Gubert Inn, at the Bar, in 1848. Same place?

Notes: 1848
In existence - see att.

"THE GWBERT. This favourite place of holiday resort has since last summer changed hands, and is now carried on by Mr William (Morgan?) Improvements have been made to the house, the front rooms being knocked into one, and a large bar fixed there, which will accommodate a large number of persons. A bagatelle room has also been erected, and new skittle alley laid down, which will add considerably to the enticement of the place. The place Walt, well patronized on Good Friday, and the refreshments provided were first class. " Cgn Obs 19 April 1879

New owner - see att

Shown as PH on OS map.

Petty Sessions: Lower Troedyraur; number on list: 1; name of premises: Gwbert on Sea; Parish / Place: Gwbert on Sea; Licensee: Williams, E.L.; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : Gwbert Syndicate, Cardigan; free or tied: Free; tied to: [blank]; type of licence: full; on or off licence: on; number of licenced days per week: 7. (1905 list)

Fire destroys inn but not hotel - see att.

Sale catalogue of the Cliff Hotel and Bungalow Freehold sites, Gwbert-on-Sea, to be sold at the Royal Hotel, Cardiff, on Thursday 10 April 1913 (2 copies)
Ceredigion Archives, ADX/174/8-9

c. 1900
Photograph of what may be a wedding group, taken at the Gwbert Inn (later Cliff Hotel) in the early 1900s.
Ceredigion Archives, The Mathias Collection JTM 30

Additional information


Gwbert, 6 inch, 1904



Postcard of the Hotel

Date: 1930 (approx)


Review of the Webley Arms and Gwbert Hotel

Date: 1904


Good Templars compete with Gwbert Inn

Date: 1874


Postcard 1920s?

Date: 1920 (approx)


Postcard of the Cliff Hotel, 1960s?

Date: 1970 (before)


Games at the Gubert Inn

Date: 1848


Gwbert Inn new owner

Date: 1889


Fire at the Gwbert Inn

Date: 1906


View of the Cliff Hotel from the North

Date: 1930 (approx)