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Top Swansea Family-Friendly Hotels

ibis Swansea
2 out of 5
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The price is £26 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
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
YHA Port Eynon - Hostel
Great for families
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4.8/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, on the beach, near the beach, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"The view over the beach. reasonable facilities, friendly staff, ease of access to Port Einon, We had a lovely 4 day stay and woul;d stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2019

YHA Port Eynon - Hostel
Blas Gŵyr
Great for families
4 out of 5
The price is £100 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
4.6/5Wonderful! (40 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"Well maintained, clean and warm, love!y comfy bed."…"

Reviewed on 11 Nov 2019

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Culver House Hotel
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
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4.5/5Wonderful! (31 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, on the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry facilities
Nice night away..

"Booked to stay here for the night as it was near Rhossili Bay. Accommodation was lovely, as described & couldn't ask for anything more. Despite it being a "budget" room, there was nothing budget about it. Port Eynon itself is a lovely little village. The Ship Inn do good food & The Smugglers Bar ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Culver House Hotel
The Gower Hotel
3 out of 5
The price is £65 per night from 12 Oct to 13 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (155 reviews)
Nice service; mediocre food; small bed

"Lovely friendly service from all staff and we really enjoyed our stay. The foods not great and the bed is quite small but otherwise a nice hotel. Took care to observe good COVID practices which we greatly appreciated."…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2020

The Gower Hotel
Morgans Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Somerset Place, Swansea, Wales
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4.3/5Excellent! (363 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry
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
Somerfield Lodge
Great for families
4 out of 5
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The price is £90 per night from 28 Sep to 29 Sep
4.2/5Very Good! (68 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...

"A nice neat and tidy B&B situated on a golf course just on the outskirts of Mumbles. Quiet and cosy. Great breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2020

Somerfield Lodge
Village Hotel Swansea
3.5 out of 5
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The price is £62 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (983 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2020

Village Hotel Swansea
The White House
Great for families
3 out of 5
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4.1/5Very Good! (370 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry
Great place for the price

"For the price was very good, clean and well equipped."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

The White House
Swansea Marriott Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
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The price is £84 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
4/5Very Good! (943 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Lovely room, very clean. Breakfast a little expensive, especially as reduced offering. Quality a bit poor."…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2020

Swansea Marriott Hotel
The Alexander
3.5 out of 5
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4/5Very Good! (295 reviews)

"The Alexander is really well placed just 12 mins from the beach and it’s got good security and I was upgraded to a double room from a single which was a wonderful surprise. My room was spotlessly clean with a comfy bed with nice white linen and a spotless bathroom with bath and shower and fluffy ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2020

The Alexander
The Grand Hotel Swansea
Great for families
3 out of 5
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The price is £51 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
4/5Very Good! (359 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry
Travellers say...

"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
Mercure Swansea Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Phoenix Way, Swansea, Wales
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The price is £53 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
4/5Very Good! (515 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

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

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2020

Mercure Swansea Hotel
The Dragon Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
The Kingsway, Swansea, Wales
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The price is £50 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
3.9/5Good! (913 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travellers say...

"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
Great for families
The price is £58 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
3.9/5Good! (204 reviews)
Families like: indoor tennis court, laundry
Travellers say...

"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
Great for families
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £45 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
3.5/5Good! (185 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry
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
Great for families
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3.3/5 (226 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry facilities
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
The Railway Inn
Great for families
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Where should we stay in Swansea?

The welcoming destination of Swansea is a great choice if you've been considering a holiday with the children. The art scene, castle and famous monuments are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Take to the air and fly into Swansea (SWS), which is the closest airport, or Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is located 30.1 mi (48.4 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Swansea, you might want to consider one of the 21 family-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Holidaying families have positive things to say about this accommodation:

The Dolphin SA1 Hotel: Offers free WiFi, free cots and a deli. Guests like the clean rooms and central location at this 3-star hotel.

When should we visit Swansea?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Swansea.

  • 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
  • Driest months: May, June, March and August, with an average rainfall of 1.50 inches
  • Rainiest months: October, January, November and December, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

What should we see and do in Swansea?

Dylan Thomas Centre, Plantasia and Swansea Market are interesting attractions that you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Swansea. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities such as Swansea Beach, Oystermouth Castle and Oxwich Castle.

Swansea is also known for its:
  • Museums
  • Marina
  • Historical sites
  • Monuments
  • Art
  • Entertainment

Getting around Swansea

If you want to journey outside of the city, hop aboard a train from Swansea Station, Llansamlet Station or Gowerton Station. Swansea might not have as many public transport options so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's Swansea like for family-friendly holidays?
The welcoming destination of Swansea is a great choice if you’ve been thinking about a holiday with the children. The cycling trails, museums and festivals are just some of the things that make this the perfect spot for family trips. Take to the air and fly into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is located 30.1 mi (48.4 km) from the city centre.
What's the best hotel for families in Swansea?
Village Hotel Swansea is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other options to stay with the children include Swansea Marriott Hotel and Mercure Swansea Hotel.
How many hotels that welcome families are there in Swansea?
Expedia has 19 hotels in Swansea that are perfect for families.
What's the weather like in Swansea?
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's there to see and do with your family in Swansea?
While you are visiting Swansea, you and the family may want to explore some interesting spots such as Swansea Market, Grand Theatre and National Waterfront Museum. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Swansea Beach, Singleton Park and Oxwich Bay Beach.
What's the best way for us to get around Swansea?
If you’d like to explore more of the area, take a train from Swansea Station, Llansamlet Station or Gowerton Station. Swansea might not have many public transport choices, so consider renting a car to explore more.

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