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Royal Sportsman Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed as part of a party of golfers. Everyone at the hotel were really friendly and went out of their way to help when they could. Room was a modest size double with a shower over the bath. Not the most modern furnishings but clean and the bed was very comfortable. Wifi was a bit temperamental and didn't seem to... More 

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Kilmarnock, Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked the hotel back in November for a 3 night stay for Myself & a friend. I reserved two rooms through an online agent. The night before We were due to travel, My friend was rushed into hospital. I contacted the hotel directly to advise them of this. This hotel has an 8 day cancellation policy. So it would appear... More 

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Thank Andrew E
London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Service in bar rather slow/off-hand 눇 Reception and Restaurant staff friendly, helpful and efficient. Convenient undfercover secure car parking Positioned in town centre Stayed two nights in mid-September

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

Thanks for the five stars! Sorry if any bar staff failed to meet your expectations, but delighted our reception and restaurant staff redeemed us! Our location and customer/guest parking are ideal for exploring the town and area. Come again. . . More 

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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is situated on the high street so the location is fine. There is guest parking at the back of the hotel so we parked up then didn't use the car for the three nights we were there. Every member of staff we spoke with were extremely friendly and helpful. Our room was a standard twin room which was... More 

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

Our location, parking and staff are a real plus for visitors/guests wanting a home-from-home experience in Porthmadog. Our three-star rooms and en-suites meet AA industry standards and while we agree some rooms will be modernised as part of an ongoing maintenance programme, we believe the bathrooms were done to an adequate standard. As to our food and drink, yes the... More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Royal Sportsman hotel is located in the center of Porthmadog and as indicated by the title of this review has good and bad parts. Firstly let me deal with the bad, I went into the bar at about 6 p.m. to have a drink before dinner. There were two groups of people already in the bar and both appeared... More 

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

Thanks for this mixed review with both bad and excellent points. We completely agree that swearing and offensive behaviour is totally unacceptable in our family-friendly public bar and our staff are instructed to halt it immediately - they will be reminded again! Families are more than welcome to drink and dine in our more refined lounge or elegant restaurant. Our... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed at the Royal Sportsman Hotel in Porthmadog for 3 nights. I enjoyed my stay there very much the food was excellent and the staff were very helpful. There is no lift in the hotel. There is on site parking for people staying in the hotel. The hotel is a 2 min walk from the main line station at... More 

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

Thanks so much for appreciating: our location so close to public transport links at the gateway to Snowdonia and Llyn's many must-visit attractions; our helpful staff, excellent food and on-site parking for customers visiting and guests staying; and that even though we lack a lift - impractical in our Victorian building layout - we are more than happy to porter... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this hotel for our 47th' wedding anniversary. On arrival the toilet in room 10 was not flushing quickly enough. We reported this to reception and the following day it was remedied. Dinner was good and the Head Waiter deserved the best on hotel award for customer service. The food at dinner was excellent. Strangely breakfast was of good... More 

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

Thanks for agreeing we are Porthmadog's premier hotel - and incidentally among the top-rated 3-stars in Snowdonia - despite one or two issues. Our restaurant food and service are indeed excellent and we are sure our chefs will have noted your breakfast comment. We have plans to freshen the bar as part of an ongoing modernisation programme which will retain... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel really is worth the merit of it's reviews. My Dad and I stayed here the night prior to climbing Snowdon so the location is perfect. It's also very close to the quaint village of Portmeirion. It's located on a high street and opposite a large Tesco which would provide any supplies you may need. We both had single... More 

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

Wow, thanks for this perfect review which re-iterates all that we and the vast majority of other reviewers claim to be best about our hotel and hospitality! Yes, we are ideally located in Porthmadog at the Gateway To Snowdonia & Llyn for a huge number of world-renowned attractions and activities! Yes, all our rooms are appropriately sized for AA 3-star... More 

Chorleywood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was lovely and clean and the bathroom was huge. The breakfast was also huge! A great place to stay if you want to do the touristy things in this area - very central for all of the attractions.

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

Indeed, where better than our hotel in Porthmadog for a touristy adventure in Snowdonia and Llyn! Delighted you enjoyed your room and breakfast - but a bit of a shame if you missed out on our amazing 2 AA Rosette or Traditional Classics food. . ? More 

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80 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located in the centre of Porthmadog, just a short walk from the mainline railway station and a 5 minute walk from the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland station. On arrival I was pleased to see that the car parking was covered, making it comfortable to unload the car in the heavy rain at the time. Parking spaces are... More 

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

A very comprehensive review covering everything but our lunch/dinner food from which we can only surmise you sadly ate elsewhere. Our car parking is as you describe and on-street availability is handy and safe. Our rooms, staff and breakfast are all often rated 4-5 star by hotel inspectors. We pride ourselves on securing discounts and/or other incentives for our guests... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Royal Sportsman Hotel - Peppino`s Restaurant
Royal Sportsman Hotel - Peppino`s Restaurant
Cuisines: European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Welsh
Gelert's Bar
Gelert's Bar
Cuisines: Bar, Pub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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 

Additional Information about Royal Sportsman Hotel

Address: 131 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9HB, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Porthmadog
Price Range: $100 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Sportsman Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Hotel Royal Sportsman
Royal Sportsman Porthmadog
Royal Sportsman Hotel Porthmadog, Wales
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