Whatever your budget, Bridgend has a hotel to suit, from luxurious country manor houses to cosy B&Bs and self-catering cottages. You can choose to relax in the picturesque countryside or soak up the atmosphere of the bustling town centre.
If you base yourself in one of the many hotels in Bridgend town centre you will find yourself within easy walking distance of the intriguing independent shops, cafes and restaurants. You will also be able to enjoy a pint in one of the many traditional Welsh pubs that are dotted around the town.
You might prefer to get away from it all, and a short drive from the town centre there are a number of luxurious hotels set in their own large grounds in the beautiful Welsh countryside. From award-winning restaurants to spas, swimming pools and saunas, these hotels offer everything you need to relax and pamper yourself. Should all that seem a little too indulgent, many of them also boast extensive sporting facilities.
Central Hotels in Bridgend
Make the most of the eclectic mix of shopping that Bridgend offers by staying in one of the many town centre hotels and bed & breakfasts. You will also be perfectly placed to enjoy the many and varied restaurants and cafes, and the burgeoning local music scene centred around the local pubs and bars.
Wander around the charming shopping district for a refreshing change from the bland chain stores that characterise many modern high streets, and visit a quirky and diverse range of shops, whether you’re after fresh local produce, bespoke jewellery or even a new suit.
Hotels in the countryside around Bridgend
Put your feet up and relax in one of the many country hotels just out of town, and bask in spectacular views of the local countryside. With extensive spa and sporting facilities and fine dining you need never leave your hotel, but if you do there are many good cycling and mountain bike routes which are a great way to explore the area.
Holiday cottages in Bridgend
You may just want a base from which to explore the local area, in which case Bridgend boasts a number of holiday cottages with self-catering facilities for families, those on a tighter budget or those who just prefer the independence and privacy on offer. If you enjoy cooking you can take full advantage of the excellent local produce.
When to visit Bridgend
There are a number of annual free festivals and events held in Bridgend, from the Christmas fun of Elf-eisteddfod, when record numbers of santa’s elves descend upon the town centre, to the Mash Up street party in May, offering live music, street dancing, circus skills, and scooter, BMX, skateboarding and free running displays. The Feastival food festival, showcases local food and drink and takes place in September.
If you wish to time your stay to coincide with one of these events it is advisable to book your accommodation early.