The Grand Hotel - Swansea

Ivey Place, Swansea, United Kingdom, SA1 1NX  show map
 3 stars
  • Overview
  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities
^

The Grand Hotel - Swansea

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

GBP 5 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Laundry
Elevator

Overview

The Grand Hotel is a 3-star excellent venue featuring a cozy accommodation a short way from Pennard Castle, Oystermouth Castle and Pen-y-Fan. Residing in a 4-story building, the hotel was opened in 1930 and renovated in 2004.

This property is positioned in the heart of Swansea. Swansea city center is 1 km away.

A castle and a theater are set within walking distance.

The Grand Hotel lies within 50 minutes’ drive to Cardiff-wales airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 45 rooms featuring a minibar, a balcony, a wardrobe, free Wi-Fi and multi-channel TV as well as spacious bathrooms with a shower, dressing gowns and a spa bathtub. The guestrooms afford a panoramic view of the city. Room facilities also include an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the lounge. Guests can relax in a comfortable atmosphere of a popular on-site restaurant serving local meals. At the traditional snack bar guests will enjoy a selection of beers, coffee and spirits.

Services

Business facilities include a meeting room and a photocopier.

Relax

The property features cribs and babysitting for children. Guests can choose from windsurfing, canoeing and hiking available on the premises.

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.

This field is required.
Email not defined
 Open
WRITE A QUICK REVIEW
Very Bad Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rate this hotel
YOUR IMPRESSION OF THE HOTEL

In general

Pros

Cons

YOUR DETAILS
First Name
Email
Cancel
To get your review moderated and published, please read our Terms and Conditions.

Facilities

General

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Wind surfing
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Fishing

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial 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. 

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
    700 m
Airports
  • Bus stop
    900 m
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

Use Badge

Rooms and availability

The Grand Hotel photos Room
Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 16 m²
Check Prices
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
— Less information+ More information
Room facilities

    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
      700 m
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      900 m
    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

    Use Badge

    The Grand Hotel Location

    Legend
    • Current hotel
    • Hotels nearby
    • Other hotels
    • Airports
    • Underground stations
    • Train stations
    • Parks
    • Tourist attractions
    • Museums
    • Convention centers
    • Stadiums
    • Food and meals
    • General

    Hover above the icons to see hotel photo and details.

    Click the hotel to go to the main hotel page.

    Route Planner
    Enter your starting point (at least street address and city) to receive driving directions to or from the hotel.

    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Glynn Vivian Art Gallery - 200 m
    • Grand Theatre - 800 m
    • Attic Gallery - 900 m

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 600 m

    Places of interest

    • Plantasia - 300 m
    • Swansea Magistrates' - 400 m
    • University of Wales Trinity Saint David Swansea - 400 m
    • Swansea Metropolitan University - 500 m
    • Swansea Castle - 500 m
    • Swansea Central Library - 1.3 km
    • West Glamorgan Archive Service - 1.3 km
    • Gower College Swansea - 1.5 km

    Convention centers

    • Swansea Beach - 800 m

    Shopping areas

    • Dylan Thomas Centre - 1.0 km

    Amusement

    • Tenpin - 400 m
    • Uci Cinemas - 400 m
    • Megabowl - 500 m
    • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club - 500 m
    • Mecca Bingo Ltd - 600 m
    • Vue Swansea - 700 m
    • Carousel - 800 m
    • M G K Amusements - 800 m

    Monuments and Landmarks

    • Loughor Castle - 600 m

    Museums

    • Swansea Museum - 900 m
    • Mission Gallery - 900 m
    • National Waterfront Museum - 1.3 km

    Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

    • World Of Aquatics - 900 m

    Marina

    • Swansea Marina - 1.0 km

    Local attractions

    • Pen-y-Fan - 5.0 km
      Brecon beacons
    • WWT National Wetland Centre Wales - 13.4 km
      LlanelliWales
    • Aberdulais Falls - 13.1 km
      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

    Use Badge

    Hotels nearby
    Castle Hotel Neath
    3 stars
    11 km
    Vale Resort Hensol
    4 stars
    42 km
    Cities nearby

    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
      700 m
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      900 m
    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

    Use Badge