UWTSD Swansea Triathlon Monday, May 31, 2021

Where to stay

The Village Hotel

Langdon Rd, Swansea SA1 8QY
01792 341270

Swansea lies on the sandy South West Wales Coast, surrounded by beautiful golden beaches and charming towns and villages. The city itself is known for friendly nightlife, a vibrant arts scene and a growing foodie culture based on fine local produce. Just a short walk from the city centre and Maritime Quarter, our Village Swansea hotel is the ideal location for exploring – perhaps following in the footsteps of the city’s most famous son, the poet Dylan Thomas. And at Village The Hotel Club Swansea there’s everything you want from a hotel, gym, restaurant and bar, all in one location. Swansea never had it so good.

Premier Inn

Salubrious place, Wind St, Swansea SA1 1EE
0871 527 9060

This contemporary no-frills hotel is a 4-minute walk from the River Tawe and 0.6 miles from Swansea rail station.

Rooms range from singles to family rooms with 2 sofabeds, where kids aged 15 and under can eat and stay free when staying with adults. In-room amenities feature free WiFi, pillow-top mattresses and en suite bathrooms with showers, as well as tea and coffeemaking facilities, TVs and desks.

There’s an on-site Thyme restaurant/bar and paid parking. Breakfast (an extra cost) includes all-you-can-eat and light choices

Swansea Marriott Hotel

Swansea SA1 3SS
01792 642020

Overlooking a marina, this modern hotel is 2.4 miles from Liberty Stadium, home of Swansea City Football Club and Ospreys rugby team. It’s also 5 miles from Mumbles Pier.

The contemporary rooms include Wi-Fi (fee), TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms add marina views and/or free Wi-Fi. Room service is available. Parking is free.

There’s a casual international restaurant and bar, and a breakfast buffet is offered for a surcharge. Other amenities include a fitness centre, an indoor pool and a whirlpool. Meeting rooms are also available.

The Dragon Hotel

39 The Kingsway, Swansea SA1 5LS
01792 657100

This straightforward city-centre hotel is a 7-minute walk from Swansea railway station and a 7-minute walk from the National Waterfront Museum. Bright, casual rooms feature en suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some rooms have sofabeds. Room service is available. The hotel offers free on-site parking. Breakfast is available for an additional charge. Amenities include a brasserie with fine dining, and a leisure club with an indoor pool, saunas and a fitness centre, plus massage and beauty treatment rooms.

The Grand Hotel

Ivey Place, High Street, Swansea SA1 1NX
01792 645898

This stone-built, 1930s hotel opposite Swansea railway station is a 6-minute walk from Castle Square and 1.4 miles from Liberty Stadium.

Relaxed rooms feature en suite bathrooms with power showers, free WiFi and flat-screen TVs, plus tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms offer balconies and whirlpool baths. Suites add rooftop hot tubs and city views. Continental breakfast buffet or full breakfast is available (surcharge). There is a bistro and sports bar, a deli and coffee bar, and a lounge serving afternoon tea.


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