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Solar Strand Express Hotel

3.5-star3.5 stars
High StreetCrosskeys, NewportWalesNP11 7BYUnited Kingdom

3.5-star hotel in Newport
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsFor every 10 nights, get 1 reward* night!
  • Room was really nice for the price price. The technology in the room was excellent. Hall…Apr 2, 2018
  • Hotel not very nice but only stayed one night. Reception is a bit of a joke and not…Feb 24, 2018
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From 44 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Solar Strand Express Hotel

from £62
  • Premier Single Room
  • Premier Twin Room
  • Premium Room
  • Premier Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 22 rooms


  • Check-in time 4 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM until midnight
If you are planning to arrive after midnight, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Sofa bed
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay films
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Solar Strand Express Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Solar Strand Hotel Newport
  • Solar Strand Hotel
  • Solar Strand Newport


For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival on the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of GBP 65 per vehicle (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Solar Strand Express Hotel


  • Tredegar House - 8 mi / 12.9 km
  • Newport Cathedral - 8.3 mi / 13.4 km
  • Newport Stadium - 11.7 mi / 18.8 km
  • University of Wales-Newport - 11.8 mi / 19 km
  • Isca Augusta - 12 mi / 19.3 km
  • Caerphilly Castle - 12.8 mi / 20.5 km
  • Treharris Park - 12.8 mi / 20.6 km
  • Cardiff University - 18.9 mi / 30.5 km

Getting around

  • Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.) 47-min drive
  • Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) 65-min drive
  • Crosskeys Station 2-min walk
  • Risca & Pontymister Station 7-min drive
  • Newbridge Station 9-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 59 reviews

Solar Strand Express Hotel
My Hostel, not Hotel stay
It was okay, in my opinion, it is more a Hostel than a Hotel. The picture they have on the website does not reflect where I stayed. It was a cold room with a heater on the wall that was quite noisy.
Anthony, gb1 night trip
Solar Strand Express Hotel
Very disapointing
Nothing like what the pictures show !!
Dan, gb1 night business trip
Solar Strand Express Hotel
Bed was comfortable however the trains a little to close for my likening especially at 5,30 in the morning
Steve, gb1 night business trip
Solar Strand Express Hotel
Will not supply Invoice ???
I you are on a business trip please think about staying elsewhere as they will not provide an invoice for the stay.
A Traveller, gb1 night trip
Solar Strand Express Hotel
Very Good8.0
friendly reception & helpful staff shown to our room which was up some stairs so only suitable for ablebodied people. room was clean fresh & well aired good shower & toilet.only gripe is the pillows are very thin but apart from that very pleased
mark, gb2 night trip with friends

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