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Royal Sportsman Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   131 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9HB, Wales
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Porthmadog
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely Dog Friendly, provided dog water bowl. Staff friendly and helpful. Food Excellent. Recommend steak sandwich with their fantastic Chips. Also pork sandwich which my wife said was best ever. A++++++++++

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Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this review

Royal Sportsman Hotel is a dog friendly hotel; we have designated (easily accessed) rooms, some with outside space. Dogs are also welcome in the bar or patio garden. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our food, thank you for the excellent rating and positive comment on staff. We hope to see you again. More

esher
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed under a Groupon deal, but had to upgrade to a larger room (at a supplement). That wasn't a great start, but when we arrived and checked in we were pleasantly surprised to have a very helpful and informative receptionist, who showered us with discount vouchers for the narrow guauge railway, Portmeirion and any meals we wanted in the... More

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Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear these guests would happily stay here again. With our winter voucher (e.g. Groupon) offers, those who bought and booked earliest for November, December and January had first choice (i.e. subject to availability) of our standard rooms at the offer price. When those small doubles/twins had gone, larger room upgrades were necessary in February/March. Our reception... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a superb deal in one of our favourite locations. The staff were very friendly, helpful and chatty. The restaurant was well set out and the food offered by both menus was superb. Parking facilities were perfect, off road and under cover. We were given excellent service by a male waiter (Petru??) We will definitely return.

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Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this review

It is always a delight to accommodate and cater for such couples and to hear they will definitely return - perhaps to one of our courtyard double or family rooms later this summer, to use our exclusive money-off vouchers when even more local visitor attractions are open? They may also like - along with many other repeat guests/customers - to... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just stayed at this hotel, accommodation fine, but because we had a dog with us had to take our meals in the bar. No roaring fire as advertised on the website, bar was cold and cheerless place to eat. We resorted to eating in our room which came at a price! When busy the services in the bar... More

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Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this review

We are the only hotel in the entire area which positively welcomes dogs and their owners in some of our rooms and to eat in the bar. As for roaring fires in the bar (and the lounge), we have had them from November through to the middle of March - when the weather thankfully improved dramatically and many regulars and... More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked to stay here for two nights during a short weekend break. Porthmadog seems a little tired and the hotel stands on the High Street. Although we arrived early the welcome was warm. On booking we had already requested an upgrade for our room, which was quite spacious. The only downside would be the quality of the shower. The... More

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Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recognition of our efforts to ensure our guests stay at the Royal Sportsman Hotel is a good one and in your case we were able to add to your great weekend away. Be it our service, rooms, 2 AA Rosette restaurant, drinks in the bar, tea/coffee in the lounge or patio garden during finer weather our... More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We booked to stay here for two nights during a short holiday to Wales to see some castles. Porthmadog itself is not too much to see, and the hotel looks inviting, if a little unassuming from the outside. We were greeted with a very warm and effusive welcome, and made to feel at home immediately. I had paid for an... More

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Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this review

It is always nice to hear when a guest has enjoyed their stay so much so that they plan to return. Thank you for your comments and we look forward to welcoming you again. More

Bradford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Stayed at the royal sportsman hotel on a travelzoo deal 2 nights with bed and continental breakfast dinner voucher for £50 and a bottle of wine for £135 per couple fantastic value for money. Arrived at 14.10 but couldn't check in until 3pm so decided to go for a walk. What a mistake heavens opened up and we got soaked... More

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Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this review

It is great to see your ratings on your stay at the Royal Sportsman Hotel. Despite the weather you experienced one of the many attractions the area has to offer. Thank you for your endorsement of the hotel and we hope to see you again! More

Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Stayed over a weekend whilst attending a family wedding at nearby portmeirion.The room and staff were both excellent,and the food of a very good quality.service from the reception,bar,and restaurant were exceptionally good.main road outside hotel very quiet in the evening and night.

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Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this review

It is wonderful to hear your excellent appreciation of your stay with us at the Royal Sportsman Hotel from your room through to service, food and drink. We continue to serve award winning 2 AA Rosette food at exceptional value and are happy to hear you were able to enjoy this. More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

My partner and I stayed here for two nights and enjoyed our stay very much. The upgraded room was nice, if a little basic and the creaky bed was a bit annoying every time you moved. All members of staff were very friendly and extremely welcoming, but the real highlight was the restaurant. The food appears to be all locally... More

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Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful endorsement of the Royal Sportsman Hotel and your appreciation of our excellent 2AA Rosette food which does make us the place to stay and eat in North Wales. We are pleased to hear both you and your partner enjoyed your stay with us so much. With all that the area has to offer, we hope... More

Driffield, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We found the hotel an extremely good base for exploring North Wales. The staff were very helpful and the rooms clean and comfortable. The food was the highlight of our visit, in particular the home made bread.

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Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this review

The Royal Sportsman Hotel is so well located on the high street of Porthmadog, acting as a gateway to Snowdonia and its amazing list of attractions to many of which we are able to offer our guests money-off vouchers. It is particularly nice to hear your high appreciation of all aspects of our hotel including room quality, service and attention... More

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Also Known As:
Hotel Royal Sportsman
Royal Sportsman Porthmadog
Royal Sportsman Hotel Porthmadog, Wales
Address: 131 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9HB, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Porthmadog
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Porthmadog
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Sportsman Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A very comfortable, 'home from home,' family 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 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. ... more   less 
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very comfortable, 'home from home,' family 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 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. ... more   less 
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