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Friday, January 29th, 2016

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Walking Holidays in Wonderful Wales

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Holidays abroad are great, but why fork out a small fortune to get away when you haven’t seen all that our wonderful country has to offer? And a stay here will cost you a fraction of the price.

Get out there and explore your homeland with a wonderful walking holiday in Wales.


A Trip to Swansea: A 1, 2 and 3 Day Itinerary

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016


There are plenty of things to do in Swansea; we’ve mentioned a lot of them in our past Dragon Hotel posts. But with so much to see and do, how do you choose which activities to participate in and places of interest to visit?

Well, whether you’re making a flying overnight visit due to a business appointment, looking to stay with us for a short break with friends or would like to have a romantic long weekend away, we have an itinerary for you. Take a look at the guides below and let us help you plan a top trip to sensational South Wales.


Spend Winter by the Water in Swansea

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015


Winter may not be the obvious time of year to visit a seaside city; let’s face it, you’re not going to be building a sandcastle in your bikini during the middle of January are you? Although, here at The Dragon Hotel we aim to break the mould and provide a comfortable and affordable stay for our guests all 12 months of the year. After all, our tourist guide to Swansea is jam-packed with things to do this winter.

Here we’ll let you in on our insider knowledge of why Swansea makes a great winter weekend break by the sea:


Bridal Breaks: Swansea Shopping Trips

Thursday, October 29th, 2015


A short weekend away in Swansea is the perfect opportunity to bag yourself a bridal bargain. So, why not book a break for you and your mum, or friends, and do a little shopping to source your wedding essentials in Swansea?


A Welsh Coastal Road Trip: Where to Stop Along the Way

Monday, September 28th, 2015


The Welsh coastline is famed throughout the world for its rugged, unspoilt beauty. From the Gower’s sweeping surf spots to Pembrokeshire’s wild and wonderful coves, it’ll take you days to see it all.

But where should you stop off on your great Welsh trip of a lifetime? We’ve put together a list of our top five spots along the south and west coast, so fill up your petrol tank, crank up the driving tunes, and hit the road!


Everything You Need to Know About the Liberty Stadium

Monday, September 28th, 2015


One of the biggest and best attractions in Swansea, the Liberty Stadium draws Ospreys and Swansea City fans from all over the country to cheer on their favourite teams.

But how much do you know about these hallowed grounds? We take a look at some of the lesser-known facts about the stadium, so you feel suitably swotty when you’re next cheering on the boys at the very first Premiere League ground in Wales.


Mum and Dad, Where Are You Staying During Freshers’ Week?

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015


Parents, if you haven’t decided where to stay whilst you move your children into their student accommodation during Freshers’ week, you’ve come to the right place.

And whilst your offspring aren’t going to want you to hang about as they settle in, you may feel better staying the night, just in case. Well, look no further than The Dragon Hotel. Here’s why:


From Cardiff and London: How to Get to Our Hotel

Monday, August 24th, 2015


There are many fun attractions in Swansea and if you’re looking for a place to stay, there’s no better choice than The Dragon Hotel. And whilst you may think we’re biased, we’re sure you couldn’t agree more that being just a 7-minute walk from the city’s train station is one heck of a bonus.

But how do you get to us to start with? Find out here.


Stop in Swansea During Ironman Wales this September

Thursday, August 20th, 2015


The Ironman Wales competition is just a few short weeks away and if you haven’t already booked accommodation to attend the event, you may want to consider staying in Swansea. Why? Well, there are a number of benefits. Let’s go through them together.