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Travelodge Swansea Central Hotel
Ranked #12 of 22 Hotels in Swansea
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We stayed for two nights as my partner was working in Swansea and plus we wanted to bring our Jack Russell along and Travelodge was one of only 3 hotels that accepted pets. The rooms were basic & clean but functional, no frills ie no shower gel, hair dryer. We did miss a bath mat for when you get out the shower. The staff deserve medals for dealing with some of the guests they have stay there, it was very much an eye opener sitting in the bar. I would have given five but the travelodge website and attitude of the call centre staff let it down. We'll definitely stay again when in Swansea

Stayed: February 2014, travelled on business
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TravelodgeUK, Amy from Customer Services at Travelodge Swansea Central Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2014

We can confirm as a brand standard we do not provide toiletries in our rooms grungemonster, however we do provide a vending machine at reception which will contain toiletries should you have forgotten any items. We also do not provide bath mats however our bathrooms will have an anti slip surface for the safety of our guests. Our Central Reservations team are expected to provide a great service so we will be sure to investigate this further.

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Reviewed 31 January 2014

Good value , refurbished hotel ,clean and comfortable, friendly staff.
Not overly convenient for train station, and didnt try the restaurant.
Usual rule of engagement apply eg bring your own shower gel and shampoo

Room Tip: Not that close to train station
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

located in city center but quiet.. easily accessible from bus station... near attractions, indoor market, swansea bay, museums, castle ruins and shopping... many fast food outlets nearby and also chinese takeaways and restaurants

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

Excellent location, really in the heart of everything re: restaurants, nightlife, cinema directly opposite etc and staff extremely helpful re: giving extra tea/coffee etc if you need it BUT the two main issues are : the noise - we were there Fri + sat night so probably we should have expected it but the outside revellers 2 a.m. / 3 a.m. didn't assist a good night's sleep, the other issue was car parking, we were advised to use the NCP car park opposite, £11.50 overnight reduced to £9.80 with a Travelodge stamp on the ticket, I don't mind paying these prices in London, even Manchester, but not in a medium-sized city similar to my own, by the way there are cheaper parking options elsewhere, the one adjacent to the hotel had a banner on the main road saying you could park at weekend from 7 p.m. - 6 a.m. for just £1. Other than the two issues above I might have been persuaded to award 5 stars, if you're a deep-sleeper who doesn't need car parking it's perfect !!

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 December 2013

pleasantly surprised,for a budget hotel excellent service great location in town centre,very clean room ,new and comfortable bed,towels,and tea coffee etc replenished daily would highly recommend all the staff were very friendly and helpful

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 December 2013

First impressions of the hotel were very positive, a warm welcome, pleasant reception area and smooth check-in.
Ditto for the room, great sea view! Comfortable bed, bathroom all functioning well and overall I was really pleased. However, this was then sadly overshadowed by a massive dark black hair on the white plastic seat. Maybe its me, but there's something about finding a strangers hair like that and it sort of soured my opinion on the hygiene. I also found a small piece of plastic wrapping (don't know what from) on the bathroom floor.
I would have given four or five had I had a totally cleaned room, shame.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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TravelodgeUK, Dianne from Customer Care at Travelodge Swansea Central Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2013

Thank you for your feedback djdameswales_UK. We are pleased to learn that you received great service from our staff and found our beds to be comfortable however it is regrettable that you felt the cleanliness of the room fell below our usual high standards. Our housekeeping team follow a specific routine when servicing our rooms so we’d like to apologise for the oversight on this occasion. We’ll ensure our hotel management team are made aware of your feedback so our staff can be reminded of the importance of customer care.

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Reviewed 24 November 2013

We stayed 2 nights midweek. Room was basic, no frills but clean and comfortable. To our surprise the Hotel had a restaurant and bar, the food was very good, no complaints. The breakfast was a full breakfast and all you could eat if you felt like it. We had a room at the back of the hotel which looked out onto the rear of the Quadrant shopping Centre which basically meant early morning (5am) lorry deliveries to the stores so there was a degree of noise, and when everything is quiet, the noise form deliveries is amplified somewhat. We had a few other glitches, the TV remote would only work a few inches from the TV, the keycard didn't work on the second day and the room wouldn't lock on one occasion.......but these were sorted out OK.

Room Tip: Rooms to the front may be quieter but the hotel is very close to the Swansea weekend clubbing zone
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with family
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Address: Princess Way, Swansea SA1 3LW, Wales
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Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Swansea County > Swansea
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Kitchenette Wheelchair access
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Ranked #12 of 22 Hotels in Swansea
Price Range: £47 - £78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Travelodge Swansea Central Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 209
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