No one knows the South Wales area better than the locals. The 4-star Bryn Meadows Golf, Hotel & Spa is one of the most popular choices with local travelers, plus it's received an average rating of 4.32 out of 5 based on 57 guest reviews. Other hotels worth consideration include Swansea Marriott Hotel, with its average guest rating of 4.24; St Pierre, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club, with a rating of 4.05; and Celtic Guest Houses, The Old Rectory, which scores 4.47. Locals also have good things to say about Three Wells Hotel and the 5-star Llwyn Helyg Country House.Looking for someplace to stay with your family? Holiday Inn Express Newport is rated highly by families, plus it scores an average of 4.5 out of 5 based on 129 guest reviews. Featuring an average guest rating of 4.48, Celtic Manor Resort is also worth a look. Portclew House has an average rating of 4.7, and White House Hotel has a rating of 4.41. Family travelers also give high marks to Mercure Swansea Hotel and the 4-star Hilton Newport.Hampton by Hilton Newport East is a good bet if you're looking to book last minute. It's a favorite among last-minute travelers and features an average guest rating of 4.57 out of 5 based on 463 guest reviews. You can also try The Alexander, with an average guest rating of 4.41. Holiday Inn Express Swansea - East has a rating of 4.37 and Village Urban Resort Swansea is rated 4.15. Other popular last-minute picks include St Mellons Hotel in Cardiff and Holiday Inn NEWPORT.Leisure travelers aren’t the only ones heading to the South Wales area. One great option for those going on business is The Windsor Lodge Hotel. There’s also Hollybrook Country Inn, with an average guest rating of 4.87, College Guest House with a rating of 4.3, and Gumfreston Hotel with a rating of 4.25. Other great business properties include The Glengower Hotel in Aberystwyth and Castle Hotel.