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Top Swansea Cheap Hotels

Morgans Hotel
4 out of 5
Somerset Place, Swansea, Wales
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4.3/5Excellent! (363 reviews)
The night before lock down.

"Had a fab night for my 50th birthday. Room was upgraded and staff were incredibly helpful and friendly."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Morgans Hotel
Village Hotel Swansea
3.5 out of 5
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The price is £65 per night from 8 Oct to 9 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (985 reviews)

"Reception on arrival truly exceptional in fulfilling our needs. All staff cheerful and attentive."…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2020

Village Hotel Swansea
The Grand Hotel Swansea
3 out of 5
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The price is £46 per night from 28 Sep to 29 Sep
4/5Very Good! (359 reviews)

"Really good location, about a 10/15 min walk from the beach but good location to bars/restaurants of an evening. Clean modern rooms, if a little sparse... but all in all really good!"…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2020

The Grand Hotel Swansea

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Mercure Swansea Hotel
4 out of 5
Phoenix Way, Swansea, Wales
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The price is £53 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
4/5Very Good! (515 reviews)

"Room was a bit warm no air conditioning or mobile fan otherwise ok"…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2020

Mercure Swansea Hotel
ibis Swansea
2 out of 5
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The price is £26 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
3.9/5Very Good! (786 reviews)

"Ibis at Swansea was very clean and safety conscious in these difficult times and made our stay a pleasant one."…"

Reviewed on 28 Aug 2020

ibis Swansea
The Dragon Hotel
4 out of 5
The Kingsway, Swansea, Wales
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The price is £50 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
3.9/5Good! (911 reviews)

"Great location and comfy, pleasant room. Issue with air con and phones which needs sorting but overall a nice place to stay."…"

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2020

The Dragon Hotel
Norton House Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £58 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
3.9/5Good! (204 reviews)

"The food was lovely. Great staff service. Really close to the seafront. Close to a cluster of restaurants overlooking the sea too"…"

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2020

Norton House Hotel
The Dolphin SA1 Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £45 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
3.5/5Good! (185 reviews)
Dolphin Hotel Swansea

"Staff were friendly and helpful. Longer bed would have been better and an extractor fan in bathroom would have helped. Hotel perfectly positioned for bars, restaurants and shopping and I would certainly stay there next time I visit Swansea."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

The Dolphin SA1 Hotel
The Windsor Lodge Hotel
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3.3/5 (226 reviews)
Hotel closed on arrival with no pre notification g

"Arrived 7pm on Saturday evening to find the hotel closed. Sign on door said' hotel closed, Sorry for any inconvenience'. There was no contact details posted. Swansea hotels were busy due to an International rugby match and football game the following day Panicked as all hotels were fully booked except ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb 2017

The Windsor Lodge Hotel
Devon View Guesthouse Swansea
3.2/5 (65 reviews)
Disappointing

"The heating had not been on (this is in winter during Storm Ciara!) It took an hour for the room to start warming up, by which time we had to leave to go to our evening do. The springs in the mattress were very uncomfortable. We didn’t know what to sleep under as there were blankets, but only one ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Devon View Guesthouse Swansea
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Cheap Hotels in Swansea

Swansea has a variety of cheap accommodation options and places to visit, making it a great holiday choice for budget-conscious travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Dylan Thomas Centre and Swansea Beach, this destination is home to LC Swansea and Cwmdonkin Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're looking for places to stay in Swansea that won't break the bank, you can book your choice of the 10 budget accommodation options in the area. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have positive reviews from travellers searching for a bargain:

The Windsor Lodge Hotel - 3-star hotel. You'll find free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its helpful staff and clean rooms.

Village Hotel Swansea - Customers like this 3.5-star hotel for its convenient parking and spacious rooms. It offers free WiFi, free parking and an indoor pool.

Devon View Guesthouse Swansea - At this 3-star guesthouse, you can take advantage of free WiFi. Reviews mention the proximity to shops and helpful staff.

The Grand Hotel Swansea - 3-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, a bar and air conditioning at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its good location and convenient parking.

Norton House Hotel - Customers like this 3-star hotel for its comfortable beds and convenient parking. It offers free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant.

Planning Your Trip to Swansea

Still choosing travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can make the most of your money.

  • Hottest months: August, July, September and June, with an average temperature of 20°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February and March, with an average temperature of 3°F
  • Rainiest months: October, January, November and December, with an average rainfall of 3 inches
  • Driest months: May, June, March and August, with an average rainfall of 1.50 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Swansea

Swansea draws tourists with its bar scene and historic sites, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Dylan Thomas Centre and Swansea Beach, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Oystermouth Castle and Oxwich Castle, or check out the area's cultural spots like at Grand Theatre.

Travellers also like Swansea for its:
  • Museums
  • Marina
  • Art
  • Entertainment

Getting around Swansea

The most convenient airport is in Swansea (SWS), situated 5.6 mi (8.9 km) away from the city centre. However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 30.1 mi (48.4 km) away. If you want to journey outside of the city, hop aboard a train from Swansea Station, Llansamlet Station or Gowerton Station. You can explore your water travel options at the local marina.

Frequently asked questions

What is Swansea like for travellers on a budget?
Swansea has cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a budget-friendly holiday choice. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Swansea Beach and Singleton Park, this destination is home to Plantasia and LC Swansea, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Swansea?
Based on reviews, ibis Swansea is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include The Windsor Lodge Hotel and Devon View Guesthouse Swansea.
How many inexpensive hotels are there in Swansea?
Expedia has 10 hotels in Swansea that are ideal if you are watching your pennies.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Swansea?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Swansea, but bear in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually August and July, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are January and December, with an average of 6°C. Average annual precipitation for Swansea is 739 inches.
What is there to see and do in Swansea?
Swansea draws tourists with its bar scene and festivals, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Swansea Beach and Singleton Park, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Take in the local culture at Grand Theatre and National Waterfront Museum, or visit other spots like National Showcaves Centre for Wales.
How can I get to Swansea and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Swansea is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The most convenient airport is 30.1 mi (48.4 km) from the centre in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.). If you want to travel outside the city, hop on a train from Swansea Station, Llansamlet Station or Gowerton Station. You can explore options for water transport at the local marina.

More trip options

What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Swansea?

Based on reviews, The Windsor Lodge Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Devon View Guesthouse Swansea and The Dolphin SA1 Hotel.

How is it to stay in Swansea?

Travellers to Swansea give high marks for the bustling marina and lively bar scene. Welcoming and quaint, this city attracts tourists with its festivals and university setting. Top sights in the city include Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea Beach, and Oystermouth Castle. In Swansea, there are 153 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

Where is the best place for a stay in Swansea?

The Mirador Town House is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star guesthouse offers free breakfast and free parking. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Western House B and B and King Arthur Hotel.

Castle is a top neighbourhood that people enjoy for its lively bars. Other favourite neighbourhoods in Swansea include Llansamlet and Cwmbrwla.

Where is the best hotel for a stay in Castle?

With 34 lodging options to choose from in this neighbourhood, you should find the perfect place for your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Morgans Hotel is the highest ranked property in Castle. This 4-star hotel offers 3 bars and a restaurant. It's located steps from Dylan Thomas Centre. Other favourite options in the area include The Dragon Hotel and The Grand Hotel Swansea.

What is there to see in Swansea?

Well-known for its festivals, the city's cultural venues include Dylan Thomas Centre, Grand Theatre, and National Waterfront Museum. Attractions like Plantasia, LC Swansea, and National Trust Rhossili Shop & Visitor Centre are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Oystermouth Castle, Oxwich Castle, and Swansea Guildhall.

Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Rhossili Beach?

King's Head Inn is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It's located 1.9 mi (3 km) from Rhossili Beach. Other good options within a few miles include Western House B and B and Blas Gŵyr.