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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 74%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 1497 reviews

Tasteful, modern accommodation with a choice of restaurants

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At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible

The Dragon Hotel is located in the city centre and offers spacious modern accommodation with well-equipped, comfortable bedrooms. There is a bar and lounge facility on the first floor along with the Piano Restaurant serving dinner and breakfast. On the ground floor, the Dragons Brasserie provides a vibrant continental menu for both residents and non-residents. The health and fitness club offers an excellent choice of facilities and there is a good range of conference rooms.


  • En-suite rooms: 106
  • Family rooms: 7
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Hearing loop

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £79
  • Double room, minimum price: £89

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 52 (charged)


  • Accessible bedrooms: 5
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Ironing facilities


  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Gym
  • Other leisure facilities: Treatment rooms
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 140
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 230
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 120
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 80


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 120

Getting here

M4 junction 42, A483. Straight on at roundabout, onto A4067. At 5th lights into right lane, turn right. Into left lane signed The Dragon Hotel. Left at junction, into right lane. At 2nd lights turn left. Up hill, after 2nd lights, hotel visible ahead. With hotel on right take 1st right after Specsavers, car park 1st right.

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