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When to book a hotel in Wales
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Top tips for finding the perfect Wales hotel
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Wales, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Wales in May and October.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Wales if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 51 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Wales accommodation.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Wales for 3 days.
Wales boasts some great golf courses, with many hotels offering golf as an activity. If you want more choice of hotels that offer access to this sport, then it is better to look at accommodation in the south of the country, as there are more courses available. For example, you could stay at Llanerch Vineyard Hotel, which is only about a 16min drive from Cottrell Park Golf Resort. Similarly, The Beaufort, Raglan, is only around a 17min drive from The Rolls of Monmouth Golf Club.
For those that want to visit Wales for the countdown to the new year, you should know that this is a popular period to visit the country. Cardiff in particular can get very busy, with the annual fireworks display attracting a lot of visitors. As a result, hotels are likely to be more expensive to book and you might find that there is less availability.
If you want a relaxing stay in a hotel, you should look for a hotel in Wales that offers spa facilities. Most hotels which offer a spa are in the north or south of the country, rather than the middle, so this is where you should start your search. St. Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club in Chepstow is one such hotel that boasts a range of facilities. With amenities such as a spa, sauna and wellness centre, you can get some well-earned rest and relaxation.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Wales
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Wales.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular destination is Cardiff (79% of total searches to Wales). The next most popular destinations are Swansea (11%) and Barmouth (8%). Searches for hotels in Aberystwyth (2%) are also popular.
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Wales for as cheap as RM 67 (Cardiff) in the last 3 days. The average price is RM 1,138.
In the last 72 hours, users have found Wales hotels for tonight for as low as RM 274 (Swansea). Users have also found 3-star hotels from RM 274 (Swansea) and 4-star+ hotels from RM 367 (Swansea).
Wales is a country full of natural beauty, not least by the coast, where you can enjoy some great family-friendly beaches. To take advantage of these, The Music Fable Hotel in Swansea is only a roughly 4min walk from Swansea Beach, where you can enjoy walking along 5 miles of golden sand. Alternatively, you could stay at Gwesty’r Marine Hotel and Spa; it is also about a 4min walk from Aberystwyth Beach, which has a pier that offers an arcade and gaming facilities for families.
Wales is well known for Mount Snowdon, the highest point in England and Wales. If you want to enjoy a hiking holiday, then you should stay at accommodation close to Snowdonia National Park. For example, you could choose Celtic Royal Hotel; it’s about 17min away from Betws Garmon, where you can join the Snowdon Ranger Path up the mountain. For those travelling on a budget and who want to hike in Snowdonia but aren’t fussed about hiking up Mount Snowdon, you could opt for a hotel such as Ffestiniog B&B. This hotel is a roughly 8min drive from Pant Llwyd, where you can enjoy an approximately 1h 30min round-trip walk to Cwm Cynfal Viewpoint.
If you‘re after luxury, then you should look for accommodation in the south of Wales, as there are more 5-star hotels than in the north. You could stay at voco St. David’s Cardiff, which offers swimming pools and tennis courts to its guests whilst also being less than a 15min walk to popular areas such as Cardiff Bay.
Where to stay in Wales?
Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Wales by showing you the exact location of each hotel.