Experience world-class service at Olivia House

Olivia House is located on the seafront in Porthcawl, 600 metres from Sandy Bay Beach and 32 km from Grand Theatre. This 5-star bed and breakfast offers a 24-hour front desk, full-day security and free WiFi. The accommodation provides a housekeeping service and bicycle parking for guests. At the bed and breakfast, every unit has a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Units are fitted with a kettle, while selected rooms are equipped with a balcony and others also offer sea views. Additional in-room amenities include fruits and chocolates or cookies. Guests can also relax in the shared lounge area. Cardiff University is 46 km from the bed and breakfast, while Cardiff Castle is 47 km away. The nearest airport is Cardiff Airport, 35 km from Olivia House.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

FREE parking!


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Room type
Number of guests
1 extra-large double bed
1 double bed
2 single beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Porthcawl
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  • Carol
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Excellent choice of breakfast items , location convenient for town shops , beach ,cafes and bars .
  • Tim
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Beautifully decorated, quirky, unique boutique hotel wonderfully close to the sea and town.
  • Steve
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    a lovely comfortable very large bed, excellent facilities ie bath and shower room, plenty of wardrobe space ,as we were only in Porthcawl for a one night get together with Auntie's and Uncles we could not properly take advantage of all Olivia...

Managed by Annette De Graaf

Company review score: 9.8Based on 633 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

Conveniently located near Bridgend, Cardiff and Swansea, it is within close proximity to Royal Porthcawl Golf Club and other famous golf courses. Olivia House is a perfect haven for those of you who enjoy activities including golf, surfing, cycling, walking or just relaxing and recharging.

Property information

Offering exclusive and stylish accommodation in a unique recently refurbished Edwardian townhouse, Olivia House Guest House in Porthcawl, South Wales sits just 50 metres from the picturesque Porthcawl promenade, and within a stones throw from the many bars and restaurants the seafront has to offer.

Neighbourhood information

Please Note: Cooked breakfasts are not being served at this time, but we do include a light continental breakfast in each room.

Language spoken


Property surroundings

Facilities of Olivia House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Beachfront
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Beach
Living Area
  • Dining area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Executive lounge access
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/photocopying
  • 24-hour front desk
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Olivia House takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 23:00


From 05:00 to 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Bankcard Olivia House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

FAQs about Olivia House

  • Check-in at Olivia House is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Olivia House is 450 yards from the centre of Porthcawl. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Olivia House include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • The prices at Olivia House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Olivia House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Beachfront
    • Beach