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Royal Sportsman Hotel

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131 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9HB, Wales
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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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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for just one night and was advised to eat in the hotel dining room as there was limited choices in the town. We were not disappointed. Beautifully cooked meals and well presented. The staff were friendly and attentive. The room and en suite were spotlessly clean with lovely quality bed linen and thick towels. The breakfast was... More 

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

Thank you so much indeed for so publicly praising our staff, food, rooms and service! Another review that totally endorses what sooooo many previous guests/diners have said about our reception, kitchen, bar, restaurant, and housekeeping staff really going the extra mile to ensure a happy and memorable stay! We certainly hope you can stay with us again soon. . . More 

Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very welcoming hotel in convenient position.Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Our room off a covered walkway with lovely plants and seating outside each room was very comfortable. The food in the restaurant was second to none as was the service.We were given plenty of advice about local attractions and the bonus was discount vouchers for some of them. A thoroughly... More 

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

Yet another short but extremely sweet appraisal of all that we offer! Naturally we are delighted that everything from beginning to end - location, welcome, room, food, service, information and vouchers - was the very best you could wish for! This review typifies our hotel and staff and all that we stand for, so we hope you will stay again... More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thank you for outstay. We went with little ones and a dog. Clean, welcoming, friendly, fab location. Comfortable rooms. Breakfast was lovely and even did dog sitting. The bar was a lovely place to sit and chill after a busy day walking the hills Food is slightly over priced but was delicious. No fuss check in and out. And noting... More 

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

Always wonderful to receive a fantastic review from families with children and dogs - all of whom we positively welcome and accommodate! Particularly pleased you have rated our facilities and services so highly and thought our best-quality food delicious - discerning diners get what they pay for! Hospitality providers know that it's relatively easy to get 95% of things right... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a lovely meal here after a day out in Porthmadog, good menu choice and food well cooked. We sat in the courtyard garden as we had 4 dogs with us and the service was good. Nice looking hotel, comfortable, fresh and clean in the bar area and reception very friendly and helpful.

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

How beautifully and succinctly you sum up exactly what we are all about - except you were visiting briefly as a diner rather than as a staying guest - so thank you very much indeed for your praise! Our Orchard patio garden is indeed a charming place to enjoy food 'al fresco' with dogs, children or anyone else, though everyone... More 

Somerset, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel is perfect location for joining both the narrow gauge railway lines and hiking The staff were very helpful and friendly and the breakfast was first class. It has an adjoining undercover car park with easy access. The Hotel itself is old and some of the rooms are small

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

A short and crisp appraisal of what we offer and our ideal location for guests with special interests. We pride ourselves on our hospitality, breakfasts, and on-site parking (albeit with limited spaces during peak season). Since built in 1862 our traditional Victorian 'commercial' style hotel has seen many changes and improvements to modernise it, while retaining its essential character. Our... More 

Beckenham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel is really lovely. The staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and fresh with en suite and clean towels everyday. Bed is comfortable and very clean. Very quiet at night. the food in the restaurant is excellent in the evenings and the breakfast is varied enough to please anyone.

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

So short, so sweet, so thanks very much! You have succinctly highlighted all the aspects of service and facilities on which we pride our traditional 'home-from-home-' hospitality, and we hope to accommodate you again many times in the future. . . More 

Warwickshire
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The previous owner did much to turn this hotel around from the run-down establishment it was in the 1990s into a clean, fresh and comfortable establishment. We are pleased to see that the new owner, who took over two years ago, has maintained this high standard. The hotel is well situated in Porthmadog High Street a few minutes from the... More 

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

Thank you so much for such a praiseworthy review! We aim to continuously improve our high standards. With our car park and plentiful safe on-street parking and being within walking distance of many attractions such as the railways, we are ideally located for active explorers. All our rooms are maintained and cleaned to the highest standards and where an issue... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having had Sunday lunch here last year on our holidays, we returned again, 4 adults and 2 children. We were not disappointed!! We had reserved a table so on arrival we were shown into lounge for few minutes, then into immaculately presented dining room, where we were attended to by extremely pleasant, helpful staff. We chose a main and dessert.... More 

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

This is exactly what we like to hear, so thanks ever so much for taking the time to publicise your excellent dining experiences - especially of our increasingly popular Roast Sunday Lunch - to local people and to holidaymakers to this area! Our 60-seater restaurant is the only proper dining room in Porthmadog, and our staff are exceptionally experienced and... More 

Scotts Valley CA
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208 reviews
107 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finding our way to the Royal Sportsman Hotel from the train station, we weren’t sure of what to expect, although there were many favorable reports on tripadvisor. We were warmly welcomed and invited to leave our bags at the reception area since we were too early to checkin. This allowed us time to wander the town of Porthmadog, find the... More 

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

Yes we remember these lovely guests well and are delighted you have given us such a full and wonderful review of our facilities, food and service! Our hotel is a traditional Victorian coaching inn from 1862 which has been carefully modified and improved over the years, so it does have its quirks! Any guests wanting a larger, ground-floor Courtyard (family)... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very comfortable hotel and ideal location as you could walk to town, harbour, train etc. The hotel is very clean and all the staff friendly and helpful. We also had plenty to eat at breakfast! We were able to leave the car at the back in the hotel car park.

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

Almost needless to say, but we wholeheartedly agree with everything you say! Hopefully you will stay again and perhaps, as well as our plentiful and best-quality breakfast, try our extremely highly-rated evening dinners? And remember, regular diners and guests can apply for our free-and-forever Privilege Loyalty Card which offers 10% off our lunches and dinners! More 

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