Whistle Stop, Porthmadog
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Photo of Whistle Stop from the other side of Porthmadog Harbour
Lounge area
Whistle Stop, Porthmadog
Lounge/dining area
Dining/kitchen area
Kitchen area
Kitchen area
Porthmadog harbour
Bedroom 1 - Double Bedroom
Bedroom 1 - Double Bedroom
Bedroom 2 - Twin bedroom
Bedroom 2 - Twin bedroom
Bedroom 2 - Twin bedroom
Patio area
Patio area
The front door looks over the harbour area
Whistle Stop
Photo of Whistle Stop from the other side of Porthmadog Harbour
Lounge area
Whistle Stop, Porthmadog
Lounge/dining area
Dining/kitchen area
Kitchen area
Kitchen area
Porthmadog harbour
Bedroom 1 - Double Bedroom
Bedroom 1 - Double Bedroom
Bedroom 2 - Twin bedroom
Bedroom 2 - Twin bedroom
Bedroom 2 - Twin bedroom
Patio area
Patio area
The front door looks over the harbour area
Whistle Stop










Christmas and New Year's Eve bookings can not start on a Friday (Christmas Eve & New Year's Eve) or Saturday (Christmas Day) or Sunday (Boxing Day) this year
7 Nights for the price 3 Friday 25th September - 2nd October Now only £369!
STS Grade 4
New owners May, 2018 (previously known as The Oakley)

Under new ownership with some improvements made to the property, including installation of free WiFi and new mattresses.

With views of the harbour from the lounge, this is one of the best of the Oakeleys flats available for rent. This select, prestigious development of 16 flats was completed in 2007 in a secluded position near Porthmadog harbour and has been furnished to an excellent standard. All rooms are on the ground floor and there is secure parking close to the front door making access easier. Porthmadog has a good variety of shops and eating places and is a good central location for the mountains of Snowdonia and the sandy beaches of Cardigan Bay. Across the harbour are the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland railways. Snowdon and Beddgelert are 7 miles inland and the beautiful stretch of sandy beach at Black Rock Sands is 2 miles. Portmeirion village is just 2 mls along the river for a relaxing day out and Cricieth town and castle just 5 mls.

2 BEDROOMS: 1 Double bedroom and 1 Twin bedroom with two single beds. Bed linen provided.
BATHROOM: Bathroom with WC and drencher shower over the bath, there are no hand rails around the bath area. 
LOUNGE AREA: Open plan lounge area with French doors which provide views of harbour. Freeview TV with Blu-ray DVD player. CD player and ipod docking station.
KITCHEN/DINER: Kitchen with gas hob, electric oven, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. Dining table to seat 4 people. French doors leading to patio area.
GARDEN: Open plan patio with furniture, accessible from the kitchen.
PARKING: Allocated parking for one car (car height restriction 7' into internal parking area). 
HEATING: Gas central heating, including under floor heating throughout.
PETS: 2 pets allowed in living area, not allowed in carpeted areas or bedrooms please.
TOWELS: -At this time, due to Covid regulations, we are asking Guests bring their own TOWELS and TEA TOWELS.
WiFi: Yes, free.
COT: Yes. You will need request the cot and please confirm cot bedding and any specifications with the owner if neccessary.
EXTRA: Now has a Saturday change-over day. New carpets installed Feb 2020.
EXTRA: This property is not sutable for less abled people as there is only a shower over the bath and there are no hand rails in the bath area.

2021 Price Group: 13
2022 Price Group: 13

Mini-break rules at this cottage: A mini-break is a holiday for less than a week and/or may start on a day which isn't the normal changeover day (Saturday). This property owner will accept mini-breaks out of season - Between October to March only, 56 days before the start date of the holiday.

Please note:
A returnable £100 Good Housekeeping Deposit will be required before we can give the key safe code. Our experience shows that this procedure results in an all round better holiday for everyone, as our holiday home owners are prepared to offer better quality properties for guests and all guests fully respect the property and so make manageable the process of  preparing the property for the next guest's full enjoyment. Nearly all our guests are respectful people where the bond is fully returned. We have a high proportion of returning guests who are appreciative of our service and the high standard of accommodation that we strive to provide. Please be assured that STS is a Visit Wales/Welsh Assembly Government Accredited agency. Thank you in advance for your co-operation.

Guest Feedback:
Mrs A (September 2021):  Good "Property was well located and was quite well equipped but looked in need of some updating particularly in the bathroom (rusty fittings) and the entry door which was in poor repair." Feedback forwarded on to the Property Owner for their consideration.
Mrs W (July 2021): Excellent "Great company to book with ,lovely apartment with lots of room , could do with a sun umbrella over the table outside as it catches the sun alot of the time ."  Comments passed on to the Property Owner for their consideration.
RM (June 2021): "Hi. Just vacated the apartment. Had a great time, will definitely be back."
Mrs H (October 2020): Excellent "Very comfortable and conveniently located."
Mrs A (October 2019): Good "Modern comfortable accommodation, very close to the harbour, shops and steam trains."
Mr S (September 2019): Good "Nice apartment, very comfortable and conveniently situated near town centre. Parking space a bit tight due to wall!"
Mrs C (August 2019): Excellent "A great apartment in an ideal location, we would definitely recommend it!"
Ms H (August 2019): Good "Apartment good location. Gets hot and damp in bathroom. Some fittings and carpets tired."
Mrs M (July 2019): Excellent "Well appointed apartment in superb possition"
Ms S (May 2019): "Very nice apartment everything was clean, excellent location"
Mrs W (September, 2018): Good "Overall the property was clean, tidy and comfortable. "
Mrs H (August, 2017): "Just wanted to say we had a lovely stay at the Oakley apartment thank you."
Mr W: "We had a lovely holiday and will return soon!"
Mr F: "We would return to this property - very comfortable and convenient".

Visit Wales Grade: 3 Star. (Last inspected October 2019)
Visit Wales Comments:
"Whistle Stop is a recent development set in a gated community offering guests comfortable accommodation with harbour and narror gauge railway views. A comfortable ground floor property located close to the Ffestiniog Railway and the pretty harbour. Modern fixtures, fittings and furniture throughout, laminated floors in public areas, carpets in bedrooms. Underfloor heating."
Visit Wales Overall Quality Percentage: 77.14%


We strongly recommend that you take our Cancellation Protection (see Terms & Conditions). If you continue you will notice that during the next booking steps this will automatically be selected for you and the price will increase, so simply de-select them on the bookings screen if you already have holiday insurance or if you do not want any cover.

The Pet Charge for all properties accepting pets is £20 per pet.

After your stay, we ask you kindly to please leave the property as it is found, in a clean and tidy manner. This includes replacing the furniture if you have moved them, emptying all internal bins, clean and put away plates etc., clean work tops and surfaces and hoover the floors.

No Smoking: We want all our guests to enjoy an odour free environment when they arrive at their property. We therefore prohibit smoking within the premises in ALL our properties. A 'Refreshing Charge' will be levied on guests who smoke in properties. A No Smoking Policy may form part of a property's statutory Fire Risk Assessment.

Mini-breaks & Weekends: In most cases, bookings that are for less than 7 nights in the season (Easter to the end of October) are only bookable at short notice. Out of season (November to last week before Easter) is more flexible. The mini-break rules for each property is stated on the description. Weekend booking requests that do not start or end on a property's change-over day or cross over more than 1 week, are at the discretion of the property owner. Please feel free to call us to discuss your requirements.


Access Statement

From the car park there are 2 steps up to a gravelled area and then a 7" step into the property through a standard width door. There are two French doors into the kitchen area of the lounge diner, but the height of the step is more than 10". The floors are laminated and it is considered that there is not enough room for a wheel chair.

Parking is in an allocated space 20m from the front door. Surface is tarmac with gravel to the front door.

Warning: This property is NOT suitable for less abled people. There are no hand rails around the bath area to help get in and out the bath. The floor space is not big enough for a wheel chair.

Period Week Price 3 night price
04 September 2021 to 17 September 2021 £ 602 £ 482
18 September 2021 to 24 September 2021 £ 512 £ 410
25 September 2021 to 01 October 2021 £ 369 £ 369
02 October 2021 to 15 October 2021 £ 467 £ 374
16 October 2021 to 29 October 2021 £ 567 £ 454
30 October 2021 to 10 December 2021 £ 412 £ 330
11 December 2021 to 17 December 2021 £ 567 £ 454
18 December 2021 to 31 December 2021 £ 707 £ 566
01 January 2022 to 07 January 2022 £ 757 £ 606
08 January 2022 to 04 February 2022 £ 462 £ 370
05 February 2022 to 11 February 2022 £ 517 £ 414
12 February 2022 to 25 February 2022 £ 537 £ 430
26 February 2022 to 25 March 2022 £ 462 £ 370
26 March 2022 to 01 April 2022 £ 617 £ 494
02 April 2022 to 22 April 2022 £ 652 £ 522
23 April 2022 to 29 April 2022 £ 537 £ 430
30 April 2022 to 27 May 2022 £ 617 £ 494
28 May 2022 to 03 June 2022 £ 757 £ 606
04 June 2022 to 01 July 2022 £ 702 £ 562
02 July 2022 to 08 July 2022 £ 722 £ 578
09 July 2022 to 15 July 2022 £ 757 £ 606
16 July 2022 to 22 July 2022 £ 842 £ 674
23 July 2022 to 19 August 2022 £ 877 £ 702
20 August 2022 to 26 August 2022 £ 842 £ 674
27 August 2022 to 02 September 2022 £ 722 £ 578
03 September 2022 to 16 September 2022 £ 652 £ 522
17 September 2022 to 23 September 2022 £ 562 £ 450
24 September 2022 to 14 October 2022 £ 517 £ 414
15 October 2022 to 04 November 2022 £ 617 £ 494
05 November 2022 to 09 December 2022 £ 462 £ 370
10 December 2022 to 16 December 2022 £ 617 £ 494
17 December 2022 to 30 December 2022 £ 757 £ 606
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