Captain Jacks' Porthmadog
Ref: 1126

View from the patio area and lounge area.
Captin Jacks' lounge area with harbour views
Lounge area with harbour views
Lounge area looking towards the kitchen area.
Kitchen area
Kitchen area
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom
You come down these stairs from a communal Entrance Hall into Captin Jacks'. The door way to the right is to the bedroom.
The front door
Captin Jacks' seen from Porthmadog Harbour
PARKING: Street Parking on Garth Road
View from the patio area and lounge area.
Captin Jacks' lounge area with harbour views
Lounge area with harbour views
Lounge area looking towards the kitchen area.
Kitchen area
Kitchen area
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom
You come down these stairs from a communal Entrance Hall into Captin Jacks'. The door way to the right is to the bedroom.
The front door
Captin Jacks' seen from Porthmadog Harbour
PARKING: Street Parking on Garth Road










This property can do week bookings from Fridays or Saturdays. To make a Friday-Friday booking you will need to call 01766 51 38 29


STS Grade 4

'Captain Jack's' is a fantastic place to 'relax with a glass' and enjoy the views over peaceful Porthmadog harbour, the meandering Glaslyn river, ever changing estuary and the magnificent Snowdonia Mountains. This large open plan lower ground floor apartment offers a very comfortable and quiet place to stay with some very nice attention to the little things. The cosy sun lounge with corner suite, panoramic windows  and patio door will let you enjoy the view whatever the weather. Situated on the Garth (hill) above Porthmadog it is just a few minutes walk down Grisiau Mawr historic steps to the Quay side pub and restaurants and a few minutes more to the High Street. 15 Minutes walk and you are on the sandy beach at Borth y Gest or drive 8 minutes to the 2 miles long sandy beach of Black Rock Sands. Porthmadog is a popular location for enjoying Snowdonia and North Wales being quite central, close to magnificent sandy beaches and the Snowdonia Mountains. Famous local attractions are the Ffestiniog Steam Railway and harbour (9mins walk / 2mins drive away), the salt marshes for bird watching, Portmeirion village and gardens (3 miles away) and Harlech Castle (9.5 miles away). Drive to the heart of Snowdonia within 30 minutes through unrivalled scenery to Zip World in Ffestiniog (13.2 miles away). The carpark for the popular footpath from Rhyd Ddu up Snowdon is only 24 minutes drive away (11.6 miles) and the Snowdonia mountain resort of Beddgelert is worth a visit (13 miles away). There is also the Nation Trust's Bodnant Garden (35.2 miles away) or magnificent Caernarfon Castle (19.6 miles away), better book 2 weeks!

1 BEDROOMS: One Double bedroom. Bed linen included.
BATHROOM/WC:  Compact room with everything you need. Electric shower over a 3/4 size bath tub, hand wash bowl and heated towel rail.
SUN LOUNGE: with Corner suite, arm chair, panoramic windows and patio door overlooking the patio and the stunning view, Freeview TV and DVD, dowlighters and bulk head evening lighting.
KITCHEN/DINER: with sofa. Modern fitted kitchen with electric hob and gas hob, fridge, small freezer, microwave, and washing machine. Breakfast bar and stools overlooking Porthmadog harbour and Snowdonia.
HEATING: Timed Central heating in all rooms INCLUDED.
ELECTRICITY: included.
GROUNDS: Patio with outside lighting and glass balustrade surround, fixed slate BBQ, patio furniture with parasol and views across Porthmadog and Snowdonia.
PARKING: Street Parking on Garth Road or Pencei car park (which is at the bottom of the Grisiau Mawr historic steps)
LINEN: Yes, included.
TOWELS: -At this time, due to Covid regulations, we are asking Guests bring their own TOWELS and TEA TOWELS.
WiFi: Yes
Cot: Travel cot can be provided with advance notice.
PETS: Yes, one small dog/cat.
EXTRA: For visitors who find stairs difficult, please refer to the access statement.

2021 Price Group:
Multi Week Savings £50 discount for each additional week. Available when you type in '£50 multi week savings' in 'Special Instructions' when doing your online booking or tell the operator if you are making the booking on the phone.
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 only accept mini-breaks within 56 days between Easter and October inc. and at anytime November to March inc. in 2019/20

Visitor Comments:
Mr H (October, 2019): Good "Superbly positioned and furnished. Clean. Narrow access the only drawback."
Mr O (October 2019): Excellent "The booking was so easy and the apartment was excellent very clean and the view was gorgeous all in all l we had a very relaxing week"
Mrs P (August 2019): "Thank you for a lovely week at Captain Jack's. Myself & my two little dachshunds are back home now with all our other dogs/creatures & back to the daily grind. We might only have been an hour away from home but it felt a million miles away to get a bit of rest & relaxation from the daily grind. Thank you for providing a lovely clean home from home relaxing apartment which I appreciated very much being quite a clean/neat freak myself it was very much appreciated."
Mr O (August, 2019): Good "Property was very clean, had a very good kitchen area, with a great view from the patio."
Mrs S (August, 2019): Good "Lovely location, fabulous scenery and places to visit. The stairs down into the lovely apartment and steps up to or down to the nearby roads, footpaths might be difficult for those not used to steps."
Mrs O (July, 2019): Excellent "Lovely well equipped apartment in a great location."
Mrs P (April, 2019): Good "It was very comfortable with everything you need. Fantastic views too."
Ms F (April, 2019): Excellent "Great property, well equipped, excellent location"

Inspected March 2020.
Visit Wales Comments: "Captain Jacks offers guests spacious accomodation with the property laid out giving wonderful views of the town from the breakfast bar, sun lounge and terrace. This well presented open plan property has commendable levels of housekeeping evident in all areas."
Overall Quality Percentage: 81% 4 Star


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

Please note: the building dates from around 1890 and is NOT suitable for anyone with impaired mobility. Due to the age, structure and location of the building, no additional modifications can be made to meet the owner's duties under the Equality Act 2010 (incorporating the Disability Discrimination Act 1995).1)

Features of the Property

Building: Renovated, magnolia painted, 4 storey, Victorian mid-terrace house with address sign and key lock boxes to the left of the main door.

Access to the front door via 2 slate steps which leads to a communal hall way and a locked door to the apartment. There are narrow carpeted stairs down to the lower ground level where the apartment occupies the entire lower ground floor of the building and with the exception of a 2? step from the hall to the main living area, the Apartment is open plan on one level. The main areas are tiled/laminated with a carpeted bedroom.

Location: Situated on a straight section of 'No Through Access' roadon a gradient. There is good visibility up and down the road for crossing and a 30mph speed limit in operation.The property is within a Conservation area and parking is on the road opposite along the entire the row of terraces and beyond in both directions additional parking on the quayside carpark.

Front main entrance (roadside): Over slabbed pavement with curb which runs from the boundary edge of end terrace property to boundary edge of the top terrace property directly across the main entrance of the building. Access to the Apartment is through the large, main entrance door into the hallway (coir& carpet) and then through a standard sized door on the right and immediately down a narrow flight of 12 stairs (carpeted) into the hall area.Rear entrance (Harbourside)There are 8 stone steps up to the passage from the main Captain's steps but the passage is flat with a boundary stone wall which runs along the entire row of terraces up to the gate and patio area.From the gate up to the rear entrance door, (standard size) there are a further 12 slate topped stone steps with fixed handrail. The patio area is to the right of these steps 2/3 of the way up.Outside area:Flat slabbed area (approximatelyand glass balustrade which runsaround the perimeter edge. There are3 slate topped stone steps withhandrail from the rear entrance doordown to the patio area.Please see Fire Risk Assessment for evacuation in the case of emergencyCreated 15/02/2019

Period Week Price 3 night price
03 April 2021 to 16 April 2021 £ 497 £ 398
17 April 2021 to 30 April 2021 £ 427 £ 342
01 May 2021 to 28 May 2021 £ 487 £ 390
29 May 2021 to 04 June 2021 £ 587 £ 470
05 June 2021 to 02 July 2021 £ 527 £ 422
03 July 2021 to 09 July 2021 £ 567 £ 454
10 July 2021 to 16 July 2021 £ 587 £ 470
17 July 2021 to 23 July 2021 £ 617 £ 494
24 July 2021 to 20 August 2021 £ 637 £ 510
21 August 2021 to 27 August 2021 £ 617 £ 494
28 August 2021 to 03 September 2021 £ 567 £ 454
04 September 2021 to 17 September 2021 £ 497 £ 398
18 September 2021 to 24 September 2021 £ 447 £ 358
25 September 2021 to 15 October 2021 £ 407 £ 326
16 October 2021 to 29 October 2021 £ 487 £ 390
30 October 2021 to 10 December 2021 £ 387 £ 310
11 December 2021 to 17 December 2021 £ 487 £ 390
18 December 2021 to 31 December 2021 £ 587 £ 470
01 January 2022 to 07 January 2022 £ 637 £ 510
08 January 2022 to 04 February 2022 £ 437 £ 350
05 February 2022 to 11 February 2022 £ 457 £ 366
12 February 2022 to 18 February 2022 £ 477 £ 382
19 February 2022 to 25 February 2022 £ 457 £ 366
26 February 2022 to 25 March 2022 £ 437 £ 350
26 March 2022 to 01 April 2022 £ 537 £ 430
02 April 2022 to 15 April 2022 £ 547 £ 438
16 April 2022 to 29 April 2022 £ 477 £ 382
30 April 2022 to 27 May 2022 £ 537 £ 430
28 May 2022 to 03 June 2022 £ 637 £ 510
04 June 2022 to 01 July 2022 £ 577 £ 462
02 July 2022 to 08 July 2022 £ 617 £ 494
09 July 2022 to 15 July 2022 £ 637 £ 510
16 July 2022 to 22 July 2022 £ 667 £ 534
23 July 2022 to 19 August 2022 £ 687 £ 550
20 August 2022 to 26 August 2022 £ 667 £ 534
27 August 2022 to 02 September 2022 £ 617 £ 494
03 September 2022 to 16 September 2022 £ 547 £ 438
17 September 2022 to 23 September 2022 £ 497 £ 398
24 September 2022 to 14 October 2022 £ 457 £ 366
15 October 2022 to 28 October 2022 £ 537 £ 430
29 October 2022 to 09 December 2022 £ 437 £ 350
10 December 2022 to 16 December 2022 £ 537 £ 430
17 December 2022 to 30 December 2022 £ 637 £ 510
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