Famous for its energy and welcoming charm Swansea has a breadth of accommodation options that will suit every visitor to the city. There is the luxury of boutique hotels to complement your relaxing stay in the beautiful natural surroundings of this scenic coastal city. Or, there are ideally located city centre hotels that help you make the most of the shopping and fine dining that Swansea has to offer. You can even find simple budget hotels or bed and breakfast accommodation if you’re swooping in to the city to visit university friends and enjoy the vibrant nightlife. No matter what your budget or your tastes, Swansea will offer the welcome you would expect from “the Brighton of Wales”.
The Perfect Place to Stay in Swansea for Shopping
If you’re in need of some retail therapy then Swansea is the place for you. Swansea has two shopping centres – the Parc Tawe Shopping Centre and the Quadrant Shopping Centre – and over 230 shops. What’s more, at the very heart of Swansea you will also discover the largest indoor market in Wales, with over 100 stalls, offering a range of fresh locally made foods as well as traditional gifts, jewellery and much more. With a number of hotel options in the city centre, you will have ample opportunity to grab bargains in the shops and discover unique treasures at the market.
Events in Swansea
Make sure you make your hotel booking in plenty of time if you plan to be in town for the annual Wales National Airshow which takes place in July. This spectacular two day event includes displays from the world-famous Red Arrows, the Tigers Parachute Team, helicopter displays by the Royal Navy's Wild Cat and a Sea King search and rescue demo, to name just a few.
If however you’re more enthused by the idea of indulging in a plethora of music, film and visual arts events, then make sure you’ve booked your hotel in good time for October’s annual Swansea Festival of Music and the Arts.
Experience the Countryside in Swansea
With so much going on in Swansea it’s easy to forget that, as well as being bejewelled with over 50 green spaces, many of them Green Flag Award-winning parks, Swansea is also surrounded on all sides by some of Britain’s most gorgeous landscapes.
So why not check in to one of the many bed and breakfasts or country hotels that are to be discovered peppering the Swansea Bay coastline and the Gower Peninsula, Britain’s first “Area of Outstanding Beauty”.
Enjoy Your Stay in Swansea
With its immediate access to some of Britain’s most beautiful landscapes and coastlines, coupled with its lively city centre and student scene, Swansea offers a wonderful blend of both the modern and the traditional, which is reflected by its diverse range of hotels, hostels, bed and breakfasts and apartments. Why not let Expedia help find the perfect option, and best deal, for you?