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Prepare to Party with The Dragon Hotel’s Help

Monday, November 23rd, 2015


The Christmas party season is now upon us and although it may be a bit late to book your office do with us for this year, there’s still plenty of time to book a room to stay with us for the night. Our comfortable and affordable rooms are the ideal place to get ready before your big night out.

Find out how The Dragon Hotel can help you prepare to party, here:


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:


The Ideal Christmas Present… A Weekend Away

Friday, November 13th, 2015


Do you have a partner, parent or child that is always a nightmare to buy for every Christmas? Perhaps they’re the type of person who has it all; if they want it they buy it and therefore can never write a list to Father Christmas for some present inspiration.

But not to worry, we think we may have the solution to your gift hunt woes. Why not book them a wonderful weekend away in Wales? Whether they live hundreds of miles away and have never discovered this part of the country or their home is just a short car ride away, but they could do with some time off, The Dragon Hotel is the perfect place to book them into this winter.


The Ideal Christmas Present… Spa Treatments

Friday, November 6th, 2015


So, you’ve booked a stay here at The Dragon Hotel (great choice by the way) for a short break away to explore the city, admire the Christmas lights and do a little gift shopping. But how can you shop for everyone, when you’re busy soaking up the city’s atmosphere too? We have the perfect idea.


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?


Wales and the West’s Best Christmas Pantomimes

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015


What could possibly get you more in the mood for mulled wine, twinkly fairy lights and presents than a good old fashioned, cheesy Christmas pantomime? And there are some brilliant ones treading the boards this Christmas.

Here’s why we think Swansea’s longstanding pantomime scene is anything but ‘behind you’, plus a few other popular shows on offer elsewhere across Wales and the West.


Swansea’s Best Fireworks: Bonfire Night 2015

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Whether you fancy a romantic weekend away or simply a quiet weekend before the madness of the Christmas season hits, Swansea may be an affordable option for you. There are great bars, brilliant restaurants and dozens of picturesque golden sandy beaches, but if you’re looking for a night away to go off with a bang (literally) you may like to pay the Dragon Hotel a visit for Bonfire Night 2015.


Spend a Grown-Up Halloween in Swansea

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

All children can think about at Halloween is trick or treating, fancy dress and sweets. Then there are the teenagers and twentysomethings hitting the clubs of Wind Street. But as you get older (and wiser), you may find that you’d like to celebrate this ghoulish holiday minus the copious amounts of sugar and drunken wander home.

So, if you’re wondering what to do in Swansea for a grown-up Halloween, we have some brilliant suggestions for you.


The 5 Best Afternoon Teas in Swansea

Friday, October 2nd, 2015


Whether you’re looking for a chilled mother-daughter activity or a chance to stuff your face while chatting with gal pals, afternoon tea is a delicious option. But with such a vast selection of places to eat in Swansea, choosing where to dine can be a little bemusing. So, to help you pick the perfect spread, here’s our selection of the best afternoon teas in Swansea:


Wonderful Welsh Cuisine – What to Eat During the Rugby World Cup

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Now that the Rugby World Cup has well and truly kicked off (and what an exciting tournament it’s turning out to be), we thought we’d offer our visitors an introduction into wonderful Welsh cuisine.

There are loads of places to eat in Swansea that serve up these lovely local treats, so be sure to hunt them down before you leave the most beautiful country on earth.