Located close to one of the UK’s major motorways, Swansea is a surprisingly easy destination to visit. With excellent public transport links, not to mention some pretty awesome sites, Swansea and its surroundings have a lot to offer visitors. Here’s our guide to a few of the best boutique hotels from which you can explore the city.
The beautiful Morgans Hotel, close to Swansea city centre, is a luxurious boutique style hotel in a building which was once a key part of Swansea’s maritime history. The grade II listed building, which dates back to 1902, now offers 42 luxury rooms, restaurant and three lounges.
Langland Cove Guest House
This hidden gem is in the beautiful village of Mumbles on the Gower coast. Just a short walk from stunning beaches, fresh coffee and homemade cake await you in your elegantly stylish room, and a decadent breakfast is served to all guests using locally sourced produce. Think contemporary luxury, muted shades and pure relaxation.
White House Hotel
Just a nine-minute walk from the beach and within easy reach of the city centre The White House is a beautiful 14-bedroom hotel located within an elegant Victorian villa. With colourful, classic décor and some luxurious touches this home-from-home would make the perfect base for a few days of exploring.
Parc Le Breos House
Named after one the Norman families who settled here after the conquest, Parc Le Breos is a beautifully traditional boutique hotel with rich colours and elegant touches. With 14 guest rooms and an on-site restaurant, the hotel is within a short drive of many of the areas most visited tourist attractions. Originally a Victorian hunting lodge, the hotel is in stunning surroundings (once a Norman deer park) and ticks all the right boxes, including crackling wood fires in the winter. Perfect for a romantic getaway
Norton House Hotel
This, recently refurbished mansion by the sea is located in stunning Mumbles. With 22 boutique bedroom, on-site restaurant this elegant period house located a few minutes drive from the thriving city is perfect for those looking for a relaxing break. There are great walks on the doorstop, superb beaches and stunning views. Why not book the four-poster room to make your time away even more special?
The Grand Hotel
For a luxury city break, The Grand Hotel in Swansea’s city centre is ideal. Whether you are on business or looking for a romantic break within walking distance of the city’s clubs and bars, this 53-bed hotel, located close to the famous Dylan Thomas centre, is a great choice. With on-site restaurant, bar and lounges you needn’t leave the hotel. Rooms are tastefully designed with contemporary décor and good city views.