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Royal Sportsman Hotel

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  • Average14%
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  • Terrible3%
Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 marmalade both nights north wales family room high street cooked breakfast the welsh highland railway
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked a last minute 2 night stay because it was dog friendly & we haven't been to Wales for a few years. Was a reasonable price for 2 nights, 2 dogs & continental breakfast. Arrived at 1.30 but check in wasn't until 3.00 so I...More

Thank angela t
Response from Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman HotelResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking to time to write a comprehensive review of your stay. We are delighted that you found almost everything to your liking. Our dog-friendly rooms are conveniently located in the courtyard area to give easy access outside for when the dogs need...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything very old and decrepit. Tiny single bed in a room smaller then the bathrooms of most hotels. Looks like it hasn’t had any investment since WW2. Went to bed first night of three. Discovered that the toilet cistern was constantly running, and with the...More

Thank johndF9087FG
Response from Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman HotelResponded 6 days ago

We are sorry to hear that you were not happy with the single room that your company booked on your behalf. You made it quite clear with your attitude that you weren’t impressed at check in, before even seeing the room because you wanted a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been coming to the Royal Sportsman on Ffestiniog Railway business for the last 50 years. Over that time the welcome has always been great & the rooms over this time have been gradually refurbished without losing the character of the Hotel.The rooms are...More

1  Thank Norfolkcoastman
Response from Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman HotelResponded 5 days ago

It’s always a pleasure to have you stay with us. We have a lot of repeat guests who come on railway business but very few to the extent of your custom over the last 50 years! We work through the hotel refurbishing during the winter...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was very disappointed when the hotel would not amend our booking to a later date as we had broken down the day before we were due to arrive (in a different part of the country) and had difficulty getting there. Booking.com acted as mediator but...More

Thank bettinabungle
Response from Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman HotelResponded 1 week ago

We are so sorry that you did not feel we were amenable in relation to your problems getting to us. Unfortunately we have a 7-day cancellation policy which we do need to adhere to with every booking. However, in the interests of customer goodwill, we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 1 night on a walk-in basis during driving tour of UK. Got a courtyard room which was small but adequate. Convenient and secure covered parking behind the hotel. Bar was OK but lacked atmosphereMore

Thank David K
Response from Aby Q, Owner at Royal Sportsman HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We’re glad your room was adequate for your needs. However, we are sorry you felt our bar lacked atmosphere. Perhaps you just caught it on a quiet night as it is normally very popular with...More

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"Worth paying the extra if you want a larger room"
2 weeks ago
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"our room was on the top floor and there was no lift"
2 weeks ago
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"Ground floor for persons with walking problems as there is no lift. These rooms are in a courtyard"
Sep. 17, 2018
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"Arrive early to secure parking"
Sep. 5, 2018
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US$100 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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