Hotel charging £4,650 a night during Champions League final

Estimates suggest 250,000 people will descend on Wales to sample the atmosphere

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A Swansea hotel on Champions League final weekend will set you back a cool £4,650 per night.

The seafront Swansea Marriott has decided to exploit football fans descending on Cardiff for the June 3 clash between Real Madrid and Juventus, report Wales Online.

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No comment has been made by anybody at the hotel with the demand for accommodation in Cardiff soaring for the huge game at the Principality Stadium.

While Cardiff hotels are few and far between, Swansea hotels have joined in to rip off any Spaniards or Italians, with some estimates suggest 250,000 people will descend on Wales to sample the atmosphere.

Meanwhile, the Dragon Hotel in The Kingsway, Swansea, has 96 of its 106 rooms booked by the Football Association of Wales, with the remaining 10 kept aside for late bookings.

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The Principality Stadium in Cardiff will host the Champions League final

Chris Honey-Jones, general manager at the Dragon Hotel, said: "It is the first time we have had such a big event so close to us.

"The last one was the Rugby World 2015."

But the calls have not come flooding in yet at the Norton House Hotel, Norton, where director Alan McCabe has kept aside around 10 rooms for Champions League guests.

"I will probably wait another week or so, and if people realise they don't have any accommodation we will get some calls," he said.

"Weekends are usually pretty full for us anyway."

WalesOnline asked the Village Hotel in SA1 and Morgans Hotel in Adelaide Street, about demand and availability but neither responded at the time of going to press.


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