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The Great National Grand Hotel Swansea is located in the heart of Swansea city center, next to the train station, and within walking distance of Swansea's many attractions. The 3-star hotel has been a landmark hotel since the 1930s, and is located just minutes from Liberty Stadium, Swansea University and the beaches of the Gower Peninsula. The hotel’s rooms feature digital TV, power showers, air conditioning and there is free WiFi available throughout. The Grand Hotel features a comfortable guest lounge, informal dining in the Bistro Bar and there is also a popular Sports Bar, offering international spirits as well as local beers.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
1 full bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Valerie
    United States of America United States of America
    Staff was very friendly and helpful for the most part
  • Wendy
    United States of America United States of America
    Everyone went out of their way to be helpful. The pub was lovely and the food delicious. The rooms were newly renovated and cozy. Just what we needed after a long trip. The location was awesome!
  • Martine
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    All was fine, as I had hoped and expected. Lovely friendly and helpful staff. Will come and stay again.

Hotel area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Bistro
    • Cuisine
      International • European

Amenities of The Grand Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • City view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy
    Additional charge
  • Bar crawls
  • Evening entertainment
    Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs £8.50 per day.
  • Street parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

The Grand Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo American Express Cash is not accepted The Grand Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

The restaurant is currently closed in the evening. Breakfast is served in the restaurant, however other meals are served in the bar.

Please note that when paying cash a further deposit of GBP 30 per person is payable at time of check-in and photo ID will also be required. In the event a credit card is not valid, a cash deposit and ID is required or they will not be able to process the booking.

Please note that upon arrival, the property requires a £60 pre-authorization on a valid credit/debit card for our King & Queen Suite room types, this will then be released on departure. Unfortunately, the property will not be able to check guests in without a valid pre-authorization on a credit/debit card for these two room types.

Check in for the King & Queen Suite is from 16:00.

Children are not permitted in our King, Queen Suite & Deluxe Double Room with Balconies due to balcony access.

Bookings of 5 rooms or more may have different cancellation/prepayment policy. The property will contact you directly to confirm.

Elevators will be limited to sole travel and only people of the same party can travel in the elevator at one time.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Grand Hotel

  • The prices at The Grand Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at The Grand Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Grand Hotel is 1,150 feet from the center of Swansea. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Grand Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Evening entertainment
    • Happy hour
    • Bar crawls
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Walking tours
    • Live music/Performance
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Entertainment staff

  • Guests staying at The Grand Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan

  • The nearest beach is 2,800 feet from The Grand Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Grand Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Bistro

  • Room options at The Grand Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Family
    • Single