For those watching their pennies, Merthyr Tydfil has only a limited number of choices. The best choice is the Tregenna Hotel.
For more options, look at the Llangoed Hall and the Peterstone Court. They are located 30 kilometres and 16 kilometres respectively from the main center. Wotif also suggests the Gliffaes Country House Hotel and the New House Country Hotel. The first is 16 kilometres away from town, while the other is 30 kilometres away.
If you'd like to check out some close by localities, consider Beaufort and Talybont-on-Usk. Journey 13 kilometres to the east of Merthyr Tydfil and you'll locate Beaufort. That said, Talybont-on-Usk is 14 kilometres to the northeast. Accommodations in Beaufort are The Cambrian Inn and Ye Olde Red Lion Hotel. The Usk Inn and Pen-Y-Bryn House are some of the better ones in Talybont-on-Usk.
If you are into sports and want to see games, you might decide to visit Swalec Stadium, which is located to the south of Merthyr Tydfil. The St David's Hotel and the Hilton Cardiff are good options if you hope to sleep nearby.
Hotels in Merthyr Tydfil start at AU$100 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.