Situated in Gwynedd, in the market town of Dolgellau, the Royal Ship hotel features a restaurant and free Wi-Fi in public areas. The market town is part of the Snowdonia National Park. The rooms at the Royal Ship offer a TV and tea and coffee making facilities, along with a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. The majority of rooms boast an en suite bathroom, and others have private allocated bathrooms. In the mornings, the hotel provides a buffet breakfast, with both full English and continental options. The restaurant offers a wide selection of traditional Welsh and British meals, as well as more contemporary dishes. The food is prepared using locally sourced produce where possible. Surrounded by mountains and rivers, along with lakes and beaches, the stunning landscape offers numerous outdoor activities, including fishing and canoeing. Cadair Idris is popular with climbers and is just 2 km south of the town. Free parking is available at the Royal Ship. We have a limited number of spaces and offer on a first come first served basis.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room type
Number of guests
1 double bed
2 single beds
3 single beds
1 single bed
1 double bed
2 double beds
1 sofa bed
4 single beds
1 sofa bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Simone
    Ireland Ireland
    Room was nice,clean good value for money!with nice choices available for breakfast, staff were friendly but a bit run off there feet.
  • Lisa
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The hotel was lovely beautiful rooms along with very friendly staff
  • Wyn
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    I liked everything & the food we had in the restaurant was excellent

Hotel surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free

Facilities of Royal Ship
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Luggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Packed lunches
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules
Royal Ship takes special requests - add in the next step!

From 15:00 to 23:00
Until 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Accepted payment methods

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

Please note that parking spaces are limited and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Alternatively there is plenty of parking available close by via pay and display.

Pets are permitted to the property, but please be aware that only a selected number of rooms can accommodate pets.

If guests are bringing their pet, please inform the property in advance to your arrival. Please note, this is subject to the availability of eligible rooms that can accommodate pets and must be agreed by the property beforehand.

FAQs about Royal Ship

  • Royal Ship is 650 yards from the centre of Dolgellau. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Royal Ship offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking

  • Royal Ship has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Check-in at Royal Ship is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Room options at Royal Ship include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Family

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