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Royal Sportsman Hotel

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131 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9HB Wales See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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A very comfortable, 'home from home,' independently run, full-service quality hotel, the only hotel in Porthmadog. It has been awarded 3* by the AA and Visit Wales, 2 AA Rosette for its food and included in the More Good Food Guide, using the best of local Welsh suppliers. Children are welcome and particularly pets in our courtyard rooms. Ground Floor rooms also available for those with walking difficulties. Private covered parking, cycle lock up, drying room. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$103 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Royal Sportsman
Royal Sportsman Porthmadog
Royal Sportsman Hotel Porthmadog, Wales
United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Porthmadog
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All reviews courtyard room traditional hotel no lift covered car park excellent food under cover comfortable hotel pie lounge area lamb both nights north wales family room high street cooked breakfast the welsh highland railway sunday lunch
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Stayed at The Royal Sportsman for a 2 day break and reading some of the negative comments people have made I really do wonder what people want. The Hotel does not pretend to be a five star pus establishment. It is a perfectly decent 3...More

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Response from Jane G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Sportsman HotelResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. You obviously understand and appreciate all that we offer in our 3 star hotel, including the building’s quirkiness. We look forward to welcoming you back when you are next planning a...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Ok this is not 5 star accommodation but you get what you pay for. Clean. Good food and good location for exploring. What makes it special is the staff. They went out of their way to help my wife who had recently undergone foot surgery....More

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Response from Jane G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Sportsman HotelResponded 19 August 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review and we are delighted you enjoyed every minute of your stay. You have summed up exactly what we aim to achieve here. I will pass your thanks on to our housekeeping team who will love their new nicknames!...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

We chose a large room which was clean and had all the right things. The bed was very comfortable and all the amenities were there. The gourmet dinner was a little disappointing considering the chops were £7 each i would have expected larger ones, a...More

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Response from Jane G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Sportsman HotelResponded 19 August 2018

We are so pleased you had a pleasant stay and that you have taken the time to review our hotel and restaurant. We are glad you found the room to your liking but somewhat saddened that you found your dinner a little disappointing. We do...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

We stayed here for three nights whilst visiting the area and Porthmadog was the most central place for where we wanted to visit. On arrival we were greeted warmly and check-in was efficient and the only problem was that the car park was full but...More

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Response from Jane G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Sportsman HotelResponded 15 August 2018

Many thanks for your mixed review. As you so rightly point out, although we are in a remote part of Wales, we are ideally situated to explore Snowdonia and the Llyn Peninsula with many attractions such as the Steam Railways and Zip World right on...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Popped into the Royal Sportsman for a quick drink with the dog. Wasn't there long, but wish I could have stopped longer. The staff were very welcoming, from the lady on reception as soon as we stepped through the door to the laday on the...More

Thank Jodi W
Response from Jane G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Sportsman HotelResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you so much for your five star review. We are pleased that both you and your dog enjoyed your visit to our bar and courtyard area. We are very dog (and child) friendly, whether you're popping in for a drink, a bite to eat...More

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"Ground floor for persons with walking problems as there is no lift. These rooms are in a courtyard"
4 weeks ago
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"Arrive early to secure parking"
5 Sep 2018
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"Chose at the back of the hotel on an upper floor"
16 Aug 2018
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"Courtyard rooms offer level access. These rooms cater for dogs, if that is an issue. There is no lift in..."
30 Jul 2018
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