“Striking building right on the seafront offering friendly hospitality” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
All bedrooms will be fogged with a virucidal spray when a guest departs hence no need to wrap items such as remotes & telephones as they will be incorporated in the fogging. Public areas will be fogged with a virucidal spray regularly. All live entertainment has been suspended until further notice and we are operating table service only at the bar to reduce the need for queuing.
Our Inspector's view
The Seabank Hotel stands in a prime location on the promenade of this seaside town, with panoramic views from most of the bedrooms. Porthcawl has several beaches and coastal walks; the world famous Royal Porthcawl golf course is within easy distance and the cities of Swansea and Cardiff are only a short drive away. The bedrooms are spacious, and there is a large restaurant, a lounge bar and a choice of lounges with sea views. The hotel is a popular venue for coach tour parties, as well as weddings and conferences. There is ample parking around the hotel.
Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 91
- Family rooms: 3
- Bedrooms Ground: 6
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Weekly Entertainment
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 100
- Walk-in showers
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About the area
The country of Bridgend is home to the town of the same name. Some 22 miles west of Cardiff, one of the commuter town’s most notable feature is Merthyr Mawr, a huge stretch of grassy sand dunes and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), leading down to the sea. Nature lovers will enjoy Merthyr Mawr and its abundance of plants and insect life. The sand dunes are the second highest in Europe, while the areas of dune woodland and scrub provide additional habitats, resulting in increased wildlife diversity. The site is also well known as a place where some nationally rare and unusual fungi species grow.
Further west lies Porthcawl and the first real beach you hit of your way from Cardiff. While it doesn’t match up to the breathtaking beaches further west, it’s sandy and has decent waves for surfing and kite surfing. For those not up for some board action, the town has plenty else for visitors, including a promenade and funfair, and each September it hosts an Elvis Festival, where the whole town dons blue suede shoes and greased-up quiffs in honour of the star.
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