Outdoor adventure sports, countryside hikes and family activities are all on offer in the historic town of Pontypridd. Situated just a stone’s throw from Cardiff at the convergence of two magnificent valleys, Pontypridd is the ideal base for exploring Wales – from its coastline to the Brecon Beacon National Park.
While there is a small selection of places to stay in Pontypridd town, the wider area includes many small communities with a diverse mix of hotels, bed and breakfasts and guesthouses. Closer to the coast, you’ll also find some backpacker’s hostels and campsites, promising stunning sea views over the dramatic Welsh shoreline.
Hotels in Pontypridd
Hotels in Pontypridd range from the popular budget inns we all know and love to independent hotels with a more local personality. You might find a boutique hotel in the centre of Pontypridd where you can wake up to views over Ynysangharad Park and the chuckling waters of the River Taff. If the town centre is too busy, you could also find hotels on the outskirts of Pontypridd, as there are many excellent historical hotels in Pontypridd’s hinterland, too.
Bed and Breakfasts in Pontypridd
Believe it or not, there are more bed and breakfasts in Pontypridd than hotels. And if you don’t mind a bit of travel through the surrounding countryside, you’ll be spoiled for choice no matter what you’re looking for. Embrace a warm welcome from knowledgeable hosts offering insider advice on all the best places to visit in Rhondda Cynon Taff. You can tuck into a hearty breakfast at a traditional Pontypridd B&B, before heading out hiking in the Brecon Beacons. You’ll also find a good spread of contemporary accommodation nearby. Wherever you stay, you’re sure to be impressed by the beautiful upland scenery.
Other Accommodation Near Pontypridd
If you prefer not to be disturbed – perhaps you’re here on a family holiday or a romantic weekend away – why not stay in self-catering accommodation? As the wider region is so popular with tourists you’ll find it particularly well stocked with countryside retreats, from heritage houses to country cottages. Are you visiting the region for a hiking holiday, and need a budget place to stay in Pontypridd? Then you’ll be pleased to learn there are backpacker’s hostels, particularly close to the coast.
Book Early in Pontypridd
Visitors come from all over the globe to see the famous Welsh mountains. In summer, when the outdoor activities really kick off, accommodation here fills up fast. In July in particular, you’ll want to book your hotel or hostel early, as this is when Pontypridd hosts Ponty’s Big Weekend – an annual music festival, which attracts tourists from all over Wales and the UK.
Search for Accommodation in Pontypridd today
There are many great places to stay in Pontypridd, so ensure your accommodation is as memorable as your visit. Search for a hotel or backpacker’s hostel in Pontypridd today, and book online with Expedia.