Royal Sportsman Hotel

North Wales, Wales

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Royal Sportsman Hotel

Offering 28 tasteful rooms, The Royal Sportsman Hotel is a small, independently run 3-star property in the quaint town of Porthmadog on the edge of Cardigan Bay in North West Wales. Guests of the property can expect good, understated dining in one of its two restaurants and an excellent location, putting you within 40 minutes of some of Wales’ best golf courses.

Golf Courses

Visitors have a great choice of golf within easy reach of the hotel including the interesting Porthmadog Golf Club which is on its doorstep. Travel a little further to sample the spectacular clifftop setting at Nefyn & District Golf Club or the revered links of Royal St David’s in Harlech, and also the historic Aberdovey Golf Club.


The Royal Sportsman Hotel offers 28 rooms of varying sizes which range from standard twin/doubles to larger family ones, which can also be used by couples or buddies looking for some extra space. All rooms are ensuite with well-appointed bathrooms and include modern amenities.

Restaurant & Bars

The Royal Sportsman Hotel is home to some excellent dining options, providing some of the best food in the area. Both the restaurant and Gelert’s Bar (which dates back to 1862) have a modern take on Welsh/British cuisine with a contemporary European twist for the more adventurous, or traditional ‘gastropub’ dishes for those who enjoy more hearty meals. The idea is to bring out the best in local meats, game, and seafood and other regional produce.

There is also The Lounge where guests can relax with a drink before or after dinner.


Situated in the coastal town of Porthmadog the hotel is ideally positioned for exploring the scenic North West Wales coastline and the stunning Snowdonia National Park. With plenty of good golf available, the quality of this area will surprise you and is recommended if you wish to escape the crowds.

For international access, the most convenient airport is Manchester Airport in England which is just over 2 hours away by car. Be aware that London Heathrow is over 4 hours away.

Golf courses near to Royal Sportsman Hotel

Porthmadog Golf Course
at Porthmadog Golf Club

Porthmadog Golf Club is an interesting course that offers a mixture of heathland and links land, snaking its way through the dunes of Tremadog Bay. Expect excellent views along the Llŷn Peninsula.

Royal St David's Golf Club
at Royal St David's Dormy Lodge

A traditional layout for links purists, Royal St David’s in North West Wales is a superb course with towering sand dunes surrounded by incredible scenery. Considered the world’s toughest par-69.

Nefyn & District Golf Course
at Nefyn & District Golf Club

Wales’ equivalent to Old Head in Ireland, Nefyn & District Golf Club provides 27-holes of wonderful clifftop links golf, offering ocean views from all holes. A must play on a golf trip in north Wales.

Aberdovey Golf Course
at Aberdovey Golf Club

Aberdovey Golf Club is one of Wales’ top golf courses and one of the finest links courses in the British Isles. Offering excellent vistas and a challenging layout this is a must play if visiting the area.

Abersoch Golf Course
at Abersoch Golf Club

Abersoch Golf Club is a hidden gem, located in west Wales overlooking Cardigan Bay and the Snowdonia Mountain Range. A great mixture of both links and parkland with many testing holes.

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Royal Sportsman Hotel 131 High Street Porthmadog Gwynedd Snowdonia LL49 9HB
Our experts say...

The Royal Sportsman Hotel is a highly awarded venue with 28 well-equipped rooms and great food on the menu. It's a great base for your golf break in Wales and to enjoy the sights in the Snowdonia area.