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The Wyndham Arms- a JD Wetherspoon Hotel
The Wyndham Arms- a JD Wetherspoon Hotel
8.7 Excellent

0.3 km from city centre, Bridgend Show on map

ExcellentBased on 889 reviews
8.7

Located only a five-minute walk from Bridgend Bus Station, The Wyndham Arms-Wetherspoon offers guests a convenient base when visiting Bridgend. It also features wireless internet.

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Cheapest month:October
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Porthcawl:C$ 114/night
Absolute cheapest price found:C$ 56/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
C$ 90 - C$ 149
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
C$ 84 - C$ 126
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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The Wyndham Arms- a JD Wetherspoon Hotel
The Wyndham Arms- a JD Wetherspoon Hotel
8.7 Excellent

0.3 km from city centre, Bridgend Show on map

Located only a five-minute walk from Bridgend Bus Station, The Wyndham Arms-Wetherspoon offers guests a convenient base when visiting Bridgend. It also features wireless internet.

C$ 77
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About Porthcawl

Stretching along Wales’ south coast, Porthcawl boasts golden beaches, windswept dunes and a lively esplanade filled with cafes, shops and hotels. Porthcawl is a true leisure holiday destination with its water sports, nature preserves and museums.

Things to do

Life in Porthcawl centres on the beautiful waterfront, framed by towering bluffs and picturesque coves. Seven beaches sprawl from east to west, including Newton Bay Beach, known for windsurfing, jet skiing and the nearby Newton Burrows and Merthyr Mawr dunes. Families can enjoy rides and games at Coney Beach Pleasure Park or catch fish from the pier.

Catch theatrical performances and concerts at Grand Pavilion Theatre, which is illuminated by hundreds of dome lights. You can also tee off at Royal Porthcawl Golf, which offers a challenging course overlooking Rest Bay Beach.

Feel like some exercise and fresh sea air? Walk the Wales Coast Path from Porthcawl to Kenfig National Nature Reserve to find pristine beaches, sand dunes and Kenfig Pool, a sprawling lake with views across Swansea Bay. Snap a photo of the 19th-century Porthcawl Lighthouse near the Porthcawl harbour.

Cafes and restaurants along the esplanade dish out local favourites, including fresh Italian gelato at Pietro’s and espresso and cakes at the glass-fronted Piccolo Bar. As the sun sets, enjoy cocktails on the terrace at Waterfront Pub, then stroll over to Cosy Corner Lounge for traditional Welsh lamb and seafood. You can also graze on Spanish tapas and piquillos peppers at 19 Mary Street.

Getting around

Buses, trains, rental bicycles and taxis provide transportation in Porthcawl. You can rent a car in the city or at Cardiff Airport, about 37 kilometres away.

Porthcawl travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Porthcawl?

    Porthcawl is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Rose And Crown, which has a current rating of 8.7. For other potential stays, consider The Wyndham Arms- a JD Wetherspoon Hotel and The Brentwood Hotel, which can also be great places to stay in Porthcawl.

  • What is a good hotel near Coney Beach Pleasure Park?

    Rose And Crown is a good hotel close to Coney Beach Pleasure Park - it has scored 8.7 over 521 reviews from HotelsCombined users.