Archive for the ‘Dragon Hotel Blog’ Category

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.


Things to do in Swansea This August Bank Holiday

Monday, August 10th, 2015


The August Bank Holiday is just around the corner! And you know what that means? A day off work and a lovely long weekend spent in sunny Swansea. But are there things to do in Swansea over the Bank Holiday weekend?

Of course, there are. Here are our picks of the best things to do in Swansea over the Bank Holiday break:


On Your Bike! The Gower Cycling Festival 2015

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

If you love cycling, exploring new places and beautiful panoramic scenery then there is nothing better than the Gower Cycling Festival 2015! Let us tell you a little bit about it.


5 of Swansea’s Best BBQ Spots

Thursday, July 16th, 2015


The sun may have tucked behind the clouds for a few days, but we’re sure it will be popping out to say hello soon. And when it does, you’ll want to be ready to make the most of it.

So, if you’re planning a trip to our stunning seaside area this summer you may like to make the most of the warm weather and our scenic coastline by having a BBQ.

Here’s our pick of the best Swansea BBQ Spots:


Free Fun for All the Family This Summer School Holiday

Friday, July 10th, 2015


Whether you’re planning a trip to sunny Swansea to stay at The Dragon Hotel with your family this summer or you’re a local resident, you’ll want to know what’s on. And if you’re looking for free things to do in Swansea we have some great event listings for you.
Take a look at the free events below and start planning your summer holidays in Swansea now:


Why Swansea Makes for a Brilliant UK Short Break on a Budget

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015


As one of the areas longest serving and most loved Swansea city hotels, we adore our city and think everyone should come visit it.
However long you’re wanting to stay, holidays and weekend breaks in Swansea are an affordable staycation option for all with The Dragon Hotel. Plus, there are plenty of things to do and see on a budget; there’s never a dull moment here.
Here’s what we’d recommend for a bargain break to sunny Swansea:


Swansea’s Best Beer Gardens

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015


The British summer has finally arrived! So, if you’ll be visiting our modern Swansea hotel soon, you’ll want to make the most of the nice weather by enjoying a drink in the sun, right?
Well, lucky for you, Swansea has some wonderful beer gardens. Here’s just a selection of our favourites for you to try:


Little-Known Tourist Attractions in Swansea

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015


Swansea has many hidden treasures in terms of tourist attractions, you just have to dig deep to find them! Well, here at The Dragon Hotel, we’ve done all the digging for you. Take a look to discover some little-known tourist attractions in the city. If you are coming to South Wales for the football, rugby or any other reason, this list will give you a great idea of why Swansea is the place to stay!


Welcome to Wind Street: New Bar, The Griffin

Friday, May 29th, 2015


There is nowhere better for a night out in Swansea than Wind Street. This long street plays home to all the best bars, clubs and some great restaurants too. So there’s no surprise that when one well-known, long-term resident on the street decided to shut up shop, that it was soon transformed into a brand new bar.
Find out more about Wind Street’s latest edition – The Griffin – here.