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10 Best Hotels in Cardiff

Coldra Court Hotel by Celtic Manor
3.5 out of 5
Chepstow Road, Langstone, Newport, Wales
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The price is AU$130 per night
22.51 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (1,077 reviews)

"The room was really big although slightly outdated."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar. 2020

Coldra Court Hotel by Celtic Manor
Citrus Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality
3 out of 5
Bute Terrace, Cardiff, Wales
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The price is AU$110 per night
0.28 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (265 reviews)
Good basic central hotel

"Perfect location for Cardiff city Center. Hotel reception staff were friendly, & rooms were comfortable. Large bed with bath & shower. Breakfast was a bit chaotic, as only 1 lift for The whole hotel!!! ( other lift was used by staff member delivering towels to each floor) between 9-10:30, during ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020

Citrus Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality
Modern Studios in Cardiff
3 out of 5
The West Wing, Glossop Road, Cardiff, Wales
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1.04 km from city centre
3.1/5 (15 reviews)

"Lovely student accommodation, only issue was the fire alarm would go off once a day"…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr. 2020

Modern Studios in Cardiff
Jurys Inn Cardiff
4 out of 5
Park Place, Cardiff, Wales
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0.47 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (826 reviews)

"Staff were wonderfull and very helpfull. Room was very nice but very expensive"…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020

Jurys Inn Cardiff
Newport Central Hotel
3.5 out of 5
54-55 High Street, Newport, Wales
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The price is AU$102 per night
17.45 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (61 reviews)
Friendly staff

"Staff are really nice and go beyond what is expected. Stewart found us room to suit as we had some special needs.rooms spotless and spacious"…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020

Newport Central Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay
3 out of 5
Longueil Close, Cardiff, Wales
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The price is AU$127 per night
1.05 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (835 reviews)

"The staff were excellent. We had travelled to Cardiff for the Scotland rugby game that was cancelled and they did what they could to make the weekend as enjoyable as possible."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay
Lanelay Hall
5 out of 5
Lanelay Lane, Talbot Green, Pontyclun, Wales
The price is AU$242 per night
16.58 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (196 reviews)

"All of it exceeded my expectations, overall it was a faultless experience"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan. 2020

Lanelay Hall
Quay Apartments Clarence House
3.5 out of 5
Clarence Place, Newport, Wales
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The price is AU$110 per night
17.8 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (29 reviews)
Worth a visit

"The apartment looked fairly new and was well kitted out."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan. 2020

Quay Apartments Clarence House
OYO Cardiff Central
3.5 out of 5
Clare Street, Cardiff, Wales
The price is AU$141 per night
0.87 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (64 reviews)

"Dies what it says on the tin.. clean an close to city centre"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

OYO Cardiff Central
Two Rivers by Marston's Inn
4 out of 5
Newport Road, Chepstow, Wales
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38.38 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (58 reviews)

"This is a pleasant hotel and the staff are very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020

Two Rivers by Marston's Inn
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Accommodation in Cardiff

Cardiff is a family-friendly neighbourhood that's popular for its restaurants and bars. In addition to its friendly people, the neighbourhood has many charming qualities. Cardiff has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Caerphilly.

Sightseeing around Cardiff

The historic sites and castle offer insight into the area's history, while the museums add a sense of refinement. Browse the collections at Cardiff National Museum & Gallery, National Museum Wales, or Welch Regiment Museum. For cultural attractions, head to New Theatre, St. David's Hall, and Cardiff Story. Learn about the local history at Blackfriars Priory, Cardiff Castle, and Castell Coch. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Dinas Powys Castle, Llandaff Cathedral, and St. Fagan's Castle. Techniquest, Cardiff International Sports Village, and Barry Island Pleasure Park will provide enjoyment for the whole family.

Shopping and being pampered at a spa are a couple of popular activities in the area. Roath Park, Victoria Park, and Sophia Gardens are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. Explore nature at Treharris Park and Cyfarthfa Park and Museum. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Queen Arcade, St. David's, and Capitol Shopping Centre. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Swalec Stadium, Principality Stadium, and Cardiff City Stadium.

Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Cardiff University, Museum of Welsh Life, and Wales Millennium Centre. You can also stop by Bute Park, Gorsedd Stones, and Animal Wall.

Getting around Cardiff

If you want to venture out of town, Cardiff Queen Street Station is the closest train station. You can also catch a ride at Cardiff Central Station.

Cardiff is 14.9 km (9.3 miles) from the airport in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.). The next closest airport is Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 37.2 km (23.1 miles) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Cardiff?
Hotel Indigo Cardiff is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers 2 bars and a restaurant. It’s located steps from St. David’s. Reviews from our site also recommend The Royal George Tintern and Llanerch Vineyard as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cardiff, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view top deals in Cardiff.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Cardiff?
Based on reviews, Sleeperz Hotel Cardiff is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include The Royal Hotel Cardiff and Ty Hotel.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday to Cardiff?
Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free breakfast. Other good choices to stay with the children include Village Hotel Cardiff and St Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club. Also, attractions such as Barry Island Pleasure Park and Chepstow Racecourse are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Cardiff?
Lanelay Hall Hotel & Spa is a favourite 5-star B&B for couples, and features premium bedding and an indoor pool. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include The Angel Hotel and voco St David’s Cardiff.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Cardiff?
Ibis budget Cardiff Centre is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets and offers free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include ibis Cardiff and The Angel Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Cardiff?
Hotel Indigo Cardiff is a top 4-star beach hotel with a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices for your beach trip include The Brentwood Hotel and Ty Hotel. Head to Barry Island Beach or Sand Bay Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Cardiff?
New House Country Hotel is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Lanelay Hall Hotel & Spa and Vale Resort are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Cardiff?
The Royal Hotel Cardiff is a favourite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. Park Plaza Cardiff and Cathedral 73 are other boutique-style choices.
What's the best golf hotel in Cardiff?
Holiday Inn Express Newport is a 3-star hotel featuring free breakfast and a restaurant, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Another good choice is St Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club if you’d like to be close to a golf course while in town. Visit Cottrell Park Golf Resort, Coed-Y-Mwstwr Golf Club or Saint Pierre Park to perfect your golf swing.
What's the best hotel in Cardiff to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Holiday Inn Cardiff City Centre is a top 3.5-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and features a restaurant and free WiFi. Other choices close to historic sites include Village Hotel Cardiff and Austins Self Service Guest House. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Cardiff Castle, Caerphilly Castle and Tintern Abbey.
How is it to stay in Cardiff?
History buffs will enjoy exploring Cardiff, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, popular theatre scene and fascinating museums. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its entertainment and restaurants. Top sights in the city include Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle. In Cardiff, there are 673 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

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