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Newport Hotels Guide

Dotted with civic art and packed with galleries and theatres, Newport is the cultural capital of the South Eastern historic county of Monmouthshire. Wales's third largest city, has the Brecon Beacons National Park just 11 miles to the North. The city draws visitors from all over Great Britain to the Newport Museum and Art Gallery, a variety of trendy music clubs and its ultra-modern waterfront developments (such as the Riverfront Arts Centre).

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Gateway Hotel
Guest Rating: 3.5/5

“Just a short way from Newport train and bus stations. 10 minutes walk to the centre of the city. Plenty of shopping, restaurants and cafes close by. Business people can easily access commercial centres and exhibitions.”

42 Chepstow Road, Newport

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Holiday Inn Express Newport
 
Guest Rating: 4.5/5

“Good standards of service and accommodation at competitive rates. Just west of Newport for shopping, exhibitions and accessing the surrounding countryside.”

Lakeside Drive, Coedkernew, Newport

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Newport Quay
 
Guest Rating: 4.5/5

“Excellent location for families and couples who love the world of adventure and explorations. We are just a short way from the ferry port and enjoy the inland setting of Newport with its surrounding countryside and breathtaking scenery. A warm welcome awaits all our guests.”

41 Quay St, Newport, Newport

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Other sights in Newport include the 12th-century St Woolos Cathedral, Newport Castle on the River Usk and the stunning Tredegar House. These have been attracting tourists a long time and give the city  true historic depth.

Even older are the Roman ruins at Caerleon 5 miles by road to the Northeast. This gets it name from the Welsh meaning Fortress of the Legion. As one of the pivotal sites during the Roman occupation, it was home to over 6,000 troops, an amphitheatre, baths and temples. It's now an excellent visitor attraction.

Sport is also intertwined with the city's past. As well as its proud rugby traditions, it's home to the Celtic Manor Resort (one of the biggest championship golf course complexes in Europe). there is also a speedway track and the only indoor velodrome in Wales.

Newport is most easily reached by the M4 from both England and Wales. It additionally boasts one of only two transporter bridges still operational in Britain today.


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