The Grand Hotel - Swansea

Ivey Place, Swansea, United Kingdom, SA1 1NX  show map
 3 stars
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The Grand Hotel - Swansea

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

GBP 5 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

The Grand Hotel is placed in a beach area of Swansea in the vicinity of Pennard Castle, Oystermouth Castle and Pen-y-Fan. Founded in 1930, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2004.

The Grand Hotel lies in the heart of Swansea. Guests can get to Swansea city center, which is 1 km away.

Enclosed by a castle and a theater, the hotel offers a panoramic view over the city.

The venue is notable for the unique location within a 50-minute drive to Cardiff-wales airport.

Rooms

The property provides cozy guestrooms including executive double room, triple room and twin room. The rooms feature an electric kettle and a dishwasher as well as en suite bathrooms with a shower, dressing gowns and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the lounge every morning. The informal restaurant serves local cuisine in a comfortable atmosphere. There is an onsite Bistro bar to relax in.

Services

Guests can take advantage of a meeting room and a photocopier along with laundry, ironing service and newspaper service provided on-site.

Relax

Sport facilities include windsurfing, canoeing and hiking.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at GBP 5 per day.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   45.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Paid off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop

Sports & Fitness

  • Wind surfing
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Ivey Place, Swansea, United Kingdom, SA1 1NX

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City Center
  • Swansea
    2300 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    3000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    45

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Rooms and availability

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Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed
Size: 250 sq. feet
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    Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    Size: 280 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
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      Family Room
      Size: 280 sq. feet
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      Executive Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 230 sq. feet
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Grand Hotel - Swansea Swansea location
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        Hotel Address:

        Ivey Place, Swansea, United Kingdom, SA1 1NX

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Swansea
          2300 ft
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          3000 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          45

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSwanseaThe Grand Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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        The Grand Hotel Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Glynn Vivian Art Gallery - 700 ft
        • Attic Gallery - 3000 ft

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 2000 ft
        • Swansea Beach - 2700 ft

        Places of interest

        • Plantasia - 1000 ft
        • Swansea Magistrates' - 1400 ft
        • University of Wales Trinity Saint David Swansea - 1400 ft
        • Swansea Metropolitan University - 1700 ft
        • Swansea Castle - 1700 ft
        • Swansea Central Library - 4300 ft
        • West Glamorgan Archive Service - 4300 ft
        • Gower College Swansea - 5000 ft

        Amusement

        • Tenpin - 1400 ft
        • Uci Cinemas - 1400 ft
        • Megabowl - 1700 ft
        • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club - 1700 ft
        • Mecca Bingo Ltd - 2000 ft
        • Vue Swansea - 2300 ft
        • Carousel - 2700 ft
        • M G K Amusements - 2700 ft

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Loughor Castle - 2000 ft

        Museums

        • Swansea Museum - 3000 ft
        • Mission Gallery - 3000 ft
        • Dylan Thomas Centre - 3300 ft
        • National Waterfront Museum - 4300 ft

        Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

        • World Of Aquatics - 3000 ft

        Theaters

        • Grand Theatre - 2700 ft

        Marina

        • Swansea Marina - 3300 ft

        Local attractions

        • Pen-y-Fan - 3.1 mi
          Brecon beacons
        • WWT National Wetland Centre Wales - 8.3 mi
          LlanelliWales
        • Aberdulais Falls - 8.1 mi
          Off A4109, 3 miles north of Neath., Aberdulais
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          45

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSwanseaThe Grand Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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        The Grand Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Grand Hotel

        Average guest rating

        7.4out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 182 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Group of friends
          7.8

          It's great to see the Grand Hotel once again living up to its name. The redevelopment has undoubtedly been spectacular, and the attention to detail in the refurbishment of this Art Deco gem is impressive. The accommodation prices are also very reasonable.

          Unfortunately, the management is undertaking some rather stingy cost- cutting. The toilet paper is so thin you can see through it. If you want the ac to actually cool your room down to a tolerable temperature then you have to call reception and ask them to do it. And at breakfast you can have either a continental breakfast or a cooked breakfast, so if you want a cooked breakfast then you can't also have any cereal or jam, something one takes for granted even at a basic b&B.

        • Single
          10.0

          I enjoyed the location and friendliness of staff

          The spa was not open, the fitness room was a bit small

        • Single
          5.4

          The staff were friendly and the breakfast very good and clearly included in the price

          The double room was very small, with a small bed and a window which was fixed shut relying on air conditioning which I found clostaphobic and unpleasent. The Spa used on web image was closed on arrival at 7 pm and broken in the morning. The 4 star rating seemed a joke it was a budget Swansea 1 star at most with a fancy staircase and a good breakfast .

        • Single
          6.2

          The dinner was excellent

          The room was a little bit tired and the windows could not close probably

        • Older travelers
          5.0

          when I told the reception staff of our problems - they were apologetic and very pleasant. they even took £10 off the bill. However I would have preferred everything to have been as it should have been in the first place.

          No car park - but NCP was near by. We did not think the hotel was worth 4 stars - the bar was very grubby, the carpet in the hotel room was dirty, the evening meal we had was overcooked. I requested disabled room for my father and I to be next door -these requests were not received or acted upon on arrival. The hairdryer in my room did not work and even when I asked for it to be repaired or replaced for the second night - it wasn't.

        • Older travelers
          4.2

          I was unimpressed by the hotel but complaint being dealt with at present so feel it unfair to comment at this stage.

        • Single
          10.0

          I felt safe in the hotel, the rooms had all I needed and were clean and comfortable.

          Well, the TV was dissapointing , the choice of channels was poor , for example there was no news channal available in my room, even though Sky news was listed in your guide. I would have opted for more choice channel wise rather than a DVD player .If you are restricted to the room in the evening, this would be a problem .

        • Group of friends
          5.0

          Easy to park and find taxis.

          We had booked on the Internet and asked for a twin room, this turned out to be a double. The Manager kindly put up a z bed for us as a second bed, but I had rung in with enquiries beforehand and said my friend was disabled and the secodn bed filled the room making it difficult for her to move around. , I was not really happy that the room which was small over the kitchen fans and which were noisy and sometimes smelly. The window was not able to be opened. The room number was not shown on the signs so we spent a while searching for it. Was this a 'spare' room kept for Staff? I noticed the hotel booking form being amended when we booked in - but I could not see what changes were being made! The Manager argued that we had booked a double room

        • Single
          9.4

          It doesn't charge a credit card until a guest arrives. Variety of hot breakfast is good. Close location to the train station. Clean and spacious room. Friendly and helpful staff. Free wi-fi internet

          Not enough european electrical adaptors

        • Group of friends
          7.0

          Unfortuntaley the spa facilityies where not available

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          Condition of room and the air conditioner

          All fine , though like all hotel staff they should be aware that when a biker stays , the parking of the bike is crucial , and details should be sent prior to arrival of the exact location and safety of the parking. Perhaps this should be on an email . After 6 hours of difficult manuvering of a big bike , its a bit of a hassle to get stopped outside the hotelthen run in and ask for these details

        • Couple
          8.2

          Good and friendly service and good location.

          Room was clearly non-smoking, but still had a smell that some one had smoked inside.

        • Older travelers
          6.6

          The Hotel was genrally excellent but the location for a tourist was poor and there is nothing you can do about this.

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          closeness to Swansea station, stayed on a Thursday night and we weren't disturbed from any noise from outside at all - surprisingly quiet. On the doorstep for shops. Room and it's facilities were fine.

          Only one thing - the corridor outside our room, because of the fire doors being permanently closed, made the corridor musty and slightly unpleasant. We had to go to the Marriot to visit someone, and the firedoors there, were open with some sort of magnet device.

        • Family with children
          4.2

          Entrance bright and welcoming - to be fair arrived very late and left 1st thing so cant comment on the rest

          Previous occupants dirty towel left behind bathroom door. Overhead bedside lamp not working. Toilet roll quality cheap and nasty generally found in mass public conveniences, not supposedly 4* establishments. Bed hard, creaky, rates to about Travelodge standards, certainly not up to Premier Inn Standards. All complaints reported to Reception on leaving,

        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Grand Hotel - Swansea Swansea location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Ivey Place, Swansea, United Kingdom, SA1 1NX

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Swansea
          2300 ft
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          3000 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          45

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSwanseaThe Grand Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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