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“Perfect Base for University Visit” 4 of 5 bubbles
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The White House
Ranked #14 of 24 Hotels in Swansea
Certificate of Excellence
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Perfect Base for University Visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2013

We chose the White House because it is within walking distance of both the railway station and the university (15 minutes). The owners were really helpful in suggesting places to eat out, and in providing a map for our walk to the campus. It is a grand house, furnished elaborately, and with luxurious bedrooms and en-suites. Breakfast offered a wide range of self-service choices, including fresh fruit, cheeses and cereals, with cooked options prepared to order. We selected the smoked haddock (delicious) but there are plenty of veggie choices too. If we return to Swansea, we will return to the White House!

Room Tip: The top floor boasts some original wood panelling
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Clive S
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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New Romney, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013

Me and some freinds stayed here for a night in september after a football match at swansea, it was clean and well maintained, very helpful staff, really nice breakfast, the beds are really comfy and I slept like a log.

The only minor problem was that the bathroom was a bit cramped but all in all was a simply wonderful stay would recommend this place to other people.

Room Tip: All very similar interior and same noise level (if any) so not really any difference i don't thi...
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Will T
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Swansea
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68 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2013

This place was clean and very pleasant. I had a single room which was small but nice and clean......only problem was that if I had been any fatter i would not have been able to get into the shower of get on the toilet for that matter!!!!!!! The room was so quiet during the night - I managed to get a really good nights sleep. Breakfast was incredible...the really go to town and all freshly cooked. I will stay here again.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Travel1881
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Lancashire
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70 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013

We stayed here for one night whilst taking my daughter to view Swansea University. The staff were very friendly and helpful and we could have left our bags if we needed to.The hotel was warm and clean. The breakfast was lovely - fresh cooked while we waited and the food was good. The location is handy for buses into the city ( £1.05 single fare ). We took a taxi to the Uni - cost £4. Will use this place again if our daughter ends up in Swansea and would recommend to others.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank kittenlancs
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Bucks, England
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93 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2013

Stayed for 3 nights mid Sept in 4 single rooms for our annual golf trip. Room rate very reasonable, excellent and varied breakfast. The owner gave several tips re eating out. The Anarkali for a curry was very good, The Brasserie has best steaks in the UK, though the vietnamese up the road was a tad disappointing ( more Chinese take away). Golf in the area is varied and good - esp Ashburnham and Clyne, both available on deals.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank NickC1959
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Marlow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

Just back from staying four days golfing nights centred around Swansea. Based ourselves at the White House in Swansea. Very friendly welcome, fabulous breakfasts, comfortable and warm rooms. Good prices with excellent advice regarding local facilities. Much appreciated guys, thank you.
Duncan

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Duncan G
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Burnie, Australia
Level Contributor
34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

Small guest house/hotel with friendly management. Room clean and comfortable. Street parking available but very limited. Included breakfast was plentiful and well prepared. Went to the local pub to find meals not served. They recommended The Gower Kitchen which was walking distance from the hotel and served restaurant qulity meals.

Room Tip: If opportunity exists request a room away from the front as traffic noise can be an issue at peak pe...
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank takichum
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Additional Information about The White House

Property: The White House
Address: 4 Nyanza Terrace | Uplands, Swansea SA1 4QQ, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Swansea County > Swansea
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Swansea
#3 Romantic Hotel in Swansea
#4 Luxury Hotel in Swansea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — The White House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A warm welcome awaits you at the White House, ideally situated for the bustling City of Swansea,the picturesque village of Mumbles, gateway to the beautiful Gower Peninsula and the University. Awarded 4 stars by both AA and Visitwales, all rooms have Free WIFI, Flat Screen TV, Generous Refreshments Trays and Comfy Beds! As well as a great selection for Breakfast. ... more   less 
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