Situated on the Heritage Coast with panoramic views over the Bristol Channel and with probably one of the best views in Porthcawl, this very popular and proud Hotel has recently undergone furtherextensive refurbishment with the addition of a new Orangery. The Fairways is now one of the most up-to-date hotels in the area ideal for a base for business, pleasure or a golfing weekend.
The Atlantic Hotel is conveniently situated on the sea front within a few minutes walk of the town centre and the picturesque harbour, on the unspoilt coast of Porthcawl. A few minutes walk in awesterly direction is Locks Common leading to the extensive sands of Rest Bay. The hotel is ideally placed whether you are visiting the area for pleasure or business, sited midway between the South Wales cities of Cardiff and Swansea, near to Bridgend and Port Talbot.
The building itself is around 100 years old and is known to regulars and residents as ' The Lorelei'. During the 1st World War, the building was originally two separate buildings, with one halfbelieved to be used as a hospice for the injured and dying soldiers. Many years later, during the 60's, the two buildings were bought by a man named Ted James, an ex pilot who decided to name the pub after the rock headland on the River Rhine, where he first met his German wife.
We always make a massive effort on special dates like Halloween, Xmas, New Years Eve and on local festivals such as the Porthcawl Jazz Festiival and the Elvis festival. We are known to be at the heartof the Elvis festival since we host a large part of the festival.
Its location close to all the amenities of the town centre and with magnificent views over the harbour of the Bristol Channel makes it a perfect setting for a relaxing respite break in safe and securesurroundings. Close to the town of Bridgend and conveniently only 10 minutes drive from the M4 with Cardiff and Swansea only 30 minutes drive away. Porthcawl is situated at the western end of the stunningly beautiful 14 mile stretch of the Glamorgan Heritage Coastline.
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