This independently owned, 2 AA Rosette-winning home-from-home is the only hotel in Porthmadog. It offers modern cuisine, and a bar with locally brewed cask ales, and free WiFi and car parking throughout the hotel.

The full-service Royal Sportsman Hotel is at the quieter end of Porthmadog High Street, by the A487 and A497 roads. The Tourist Information Center and the Picture Postcard Walk can be reached on foot.

The property's 2 AA Rosette restaurant offers breakfast, lunch (including a traditional Sunday roast), afternoon tea, and dinner. It also has a gastro-bar that serves real local ales and a patio and lounge area. Guests and nonresidents alike are welcome.

Within walking distance of The Royal Sportsman is the heritage Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway terminal, which has lines to Blaenau Ffestiniog and Caernarfon. Train rides head across the Glaslyn Estuary and through Snowdonia to Blaenau Ffestiniog.

The Royal Sportsman is rated 3 stars by the AA and Visit Wales. It was built with local slate, and the bar and lounge have original stone and slate fireplaces.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Royal Sportsman Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sept 23, 2008

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Buffet

FREE parking!


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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4 reasons to choose Royal Sportsman Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Harlech Beach

    9.2 Wonderful beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi, please can you tell me if this is suitable for a disabled person who can walk short distances, and who uses a fold up very small mobility scooter ...
    Hi, We have one disabled persons room. You will be able to use your small, fold-up mobility scooter to get around.
    Answered on November 29, 2019
  • Do you have mobility scooter access and power pts for charging. Do you have a ground floor room pls.
    Good Day, Thank you for your enquiry and interest in The Royal Sportsman. We do have Ground Floor Rooms, one of which is a disabled friendly one. We l...
    Answered on February 9, 2020
  • Hi looking to book with you in July do you cater for celiac intolerance.
    Hi, Yes we do cater for celiac and dairy free allergies
    Answered on June 1, 2022
  • hi do you have parking ?
    Yes, we have parking in our undercover garage.
    Answered on April 30, 2021
  • are you close to the railway station
    Hi , We are about 5mins away Regards Anne Usher Reception
    Answered on May 23, 2021
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: British

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Amenities of Royal Sportsman Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • Welsh
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Royal Sportsman Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Check-out

7:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
£15 per child, per night
2 - 15 years
Extra bed by request
£15 per child, per night
16+ years
Extra bed by request
£45 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Royal Sportsman Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Dogs are allowed in designated courtyard rooms, when available. Extra charge are applicable. Please contact the property prior to arrival to confirm availability.

The property does not accept American Express cards.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

FAQs about Royal Sportsman Hotel

  • Royal Sportsman Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

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

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Horseback riding
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Guests staying at Royal Sportsman Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Royal Sportsman Hotel by:

    • Car 2h 10min

  • Room options at Royal Sportsman Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family

  • The prices at Royal Sportsman Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 2,300 feet from Royal Sportsman Hotel.

  • Check-in at Royal Sportsman Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Royal Sportsman Hotel is 1,300 feet from the center of Porthmadog.