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Cardiff United Kingdom Hotels & Motels

Only hotels in Cardiff are listed below. Search for the cheapest discounted hotel and motel rates in or near Cardiff, United Kingdom for your upcoming personal or group trip. We list the best Cardiff motel and hotel rooms. Browse the Cardiff area hotels to find the perfect lodging! Please use the provided map of the Cardiff hotels. Group booking? Search Cardiff Group Hotel Rates

The Cardiff center is about the area of Cardiff Castle and the area of St. David's Hall.

Cardiff, Wales is the largest city in the country. It is also the tenth-largest city in the United Kingdom, which is made up of four different countries--England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. Cardiff is home to the National Assembly for Wales. The population in the city itself is 346,100 people, while the metro area has a population of about 1,100,000. Cardiff is the most popular visitor destination in the country, and hosts over 18 million tourists each year. According to National Geographic, Cardiff is the world's sixth most popular alternative tourist destination. More from this guide...

Cardiff Hotels & Accommodations

Holiday Inn Cardiff City Centre
Castle St., Cardiff, CF101XD United Kingdom
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • 157 rooms in property
Angel Hotel Castle St., Cardiff, CF101SZ United Kingdom
  • Four-star hotel
Hilton Cardiff Hilton Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff, CF103HH United Kingdom
  • Luxury Five Star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 1500
  • Most guests loved the dining experience
  • Most guests said the architecture was not spectacular
Sandringham Hotel 21 St.mary St., Cardiff, CF101PL United Kingdom
  • Economical Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms
  • Spacious bathroom
  • Nearby nightclub
Clayton Hotel Cardiff St. Mary St., Cardiff, CF101GD United Kingdom
  • 4-star Downtown hotel
  • 11 floors in hotel
Very Good 4.5 /5Read Reviews Call
The Jurys Inn Cardiff 1 Park Pl, Cardiff, CF103UD United Kingdom
  • Expensive property
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Cardiff Marriott Hotel in Cardiff Mill Lane, Cardiff, CF101EZ United Kingdom
  • 4 star property
  • Hotel has 3 suites
  • No cod
  • Service is exceptional
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Park Inn Cardiff City Centre Mary Ann St., Cardiff, CF102JH United Kingdom
  • Mid-scale hotel
The Big Sleep Hotel - Cardiff
Bute Terrace, Cardiff, CF102FE United Kingdom
  • Affordable property
  • 2 suites in hotel
  • Unclean dining area, according to 100%
  • Poor quality buffet breakfast
Radissonblu Cardiff
Meridian Gate Bute Terrace, Cardiff, CF102FL United Kingdom
  • Four star Downtown property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Housekeeping can be a problem
  • Most guests thought the hotel was luxurious
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews Call
Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff - Cardiff Meridian Gate, Cardiff, CF102FL United Kingdom
  • Four star hotel
Very Good 4.0 /5Hotel Reviews Call
Penrhys Bed & Breakfast Hotel : 127 Cathedral Rd.
127 Cathedral Rd., Cardiff, CF119PJ United Kingdom
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • 15 sleeping rooms in hotel
Lincoln House Private Hotel in Cardiff 118 120 Cathedral Rd., Cardiff, CF119LQ United Kingdom
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay - Cardiff Longueil Close, Cardiff, CF104EE United Kingdom
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • 87 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Shower can be a problem
  • Average sized rooms
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score Call
Future Inns Cardiff Bay Hemingway Rd. Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF104JY United Kingdom
  • Expensive Downtown property
  • Check in: 14:00
The St. David's Hotel & Spa Havannah St., Cardiff, CF105SD United Kingdom
  • Luxury Five Star property
  • 24 suites in property
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Village Hotel Cardiff : 29 Pendwyallt Rd. 29 Pendwyallt Rd., Cardiff, CF147EF United Kingdom
  • 4-star hotel
  • Hotel has 118 rooms
Legacy Cardiff International Hotel
Merthyr Rd., Cardiff, CF157LH United Kingdom
  • 3 star property
  • 95 rooms in property
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
  • Friendly helpful staff
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Holiday Inn Cardiff North M4 Jct.32 in Cardiff
Merthyr Rd. Tongwynlais, Cardiff, CF157LH United Kingdom
  • 3 star property
  • Gym is available on property
St. Mellons Hotel St. Mellons Hotel, Castleton, CF32XR United Kingdom ~5.51 miles northeast of Cardiff
  • Three Star hotel
Holiday Inn Express Newport : Lakeside Dr. Coedkernew
Lakeside Dr. Coedkernew, Newport, NP108BB United Kingdom ~8.10 miles northeast of Cardiff
  • Economy hotel
  • Hotel has 125 rooms
Vale Resort in Pontyclun Hensol Park, Pontyclun, CF728JY United Kingdom ~8.46 miles west of Cardiff
  • 4 star hotel
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Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport - Barry Port Rd., Barry, CF623BT United Kingdom ~8.63 miles southwest of Cardiff
  • Three Star Airport property
  • 111 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Beds need improvement
  • Great dining experience
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews Call
Holiday Inn Newport The Coldra, Newport, NP182YG United Kingdom ~13.47 miles northeast of Cardiff
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
The Celtic Manor Resort : Chepstow Rd. Chepstow Rd., Newport, NP182YB United Kingdom ~13.84 miles northeast of Cardiff
  • Luxurious Five Star property
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
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Because so many people come to the city, Cardiff offers a number of destination spots, sporting venues, and cultural events. The Cardiff City football team plays at Cardiff City Stadium, the Wales national rugby team calls Millennium Stadium its home, and Glamorgan County Cricket Club plays at SWALEC Stadium. With so many teams and stadiums in the city, it's no surprise that Cardiff was the European City of Sport twice in the last several years.

When to Visit Cardiff, United Kingdom

Depending on what you plan to do in the city, how you deal with crowds, and what you're looking for in a vacation, Cardiff is a great vacation option any time of the year. Summer is the most popular time to come to Cardiff because of the variety of events and the comfortable temperatures. However, because summer is the most popular time, there are many visitors throughout the city. Events are packed, hotels get booked, and roads are crowded.

Spring offers beautiful trees and flowers blooming throughout the area. If you visit in the spring, make sure to check out the variety of parks in Cardiff. Events in the spring include a parade on March 1 for St. David's Day and the Six Nations rugby tournament in February and March. Fall brings the Great British Cheese Festival at Cardiff Castle in September, and The Apple Weekend at St. Fagans National History Museum in October. Shopping is a popular event for those visiting the city in the winter, and make sure you check out the Sparks in the Park at Bute Park in November.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Cardiff, United Kingdom:

Cardiff by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs demonstrating mean nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Cardiff, United Kingdom. You can use these illustrations to calculate the least expensive time to make a reservation in Cardiff for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Cardiff, United Kingdom

4 Star Average Prices: $102.03

With a luxury hotel stay, you're getting the best of everything. From amazing service to entertainment and amenities, you'll find what you're looking for and more when you stay at one of Cardiff's luxury hotels.

Hilton Cardiff offers a number of room styles to give you exactly what you need, and it's within just a few minutes' walk of Queen Arcade, Cardiff Castle, and St. David's Hall. The hotel is centrally located in the city, making it easy to get where you're going. Rooms include flat-screen television, cable programming, and wireless internet access. Take advantage of the on-site spa, indoor pool, and bar/lounge area. The Hilton Cardiff offers 24-hour room service, or check out the restaurant on the property for delicious meals. Ask about help from the hotel with booking tours or shows, planning your wedding, and valet parking.

Less than half a mile from Bute Park and SWALEC Stadium, check out the beautiful Cathedral 73. The hotel is exclusive and only offers ten guest rooms. Rooms feature a variety of amenities, including flat-screen televisions and complimentary wireless internet. Relax after a long day of adventuring at the bar/lounge area, or start your morning with the hotel's complimentary breakfast. Cathedral 73 has received an official five-star rating from Visit Wales.

When you first walk into Copthorne Hotel Cardiff-Caerdydd, you're surrounded by luxury. The hotel is only about a mile and a half from the Museum of Welsh Life, and less than three miles from Victoria Park. Wireless internet is available for a surcharge, and digital programming is available in guest rooms. Kick back and enjoy your visit at the indoor pool, spa tub, or health club. Get a great meal at the hotel's on-site restaurant or with the 24-hour room service. Pets are welcome at the hotel, for an additional fee.

Affordable Hotel Options in Cardiff, United Kingdom

3 Star Average Prices: $133.79

Getting an affordable hotel can help you save money on your vacation, allowing you to spend more on the activities you plan. There are a number of affordable hotel options throughout Cardiff. These hotels are near the attractions you're planning to visit, giving you easy access to the city.

The Safehouse Hostel offers dormitory and double room options, allowing you to stay on a budget. The hostel is only about 0.1 mile from Cardiff Castle and Millennium Stadium. With the communal kitchen you can prepare your own meals or chat with others visiting the area. The Safehouse Hostel offers complimentary wireless internet and a complimentary continental breakfast to all guests. It's important to note that the hotel only allows adults—anyone under 18 is not allowed.

Isis Budget Cardiff Centre offers lodging in double and triple rooms, and is only 0.2 miles from Cardiff International Arena. The Capitol Shopping Centre and City Centre Cardiff are only 0.4 miles from the hotel. Stay connected with the complimentary wireless internet available for guests. Isis Budget Cardiff Centre offers breakfast each morning for an additional fee. If you're traveling with a pet, it's good to know that this hotel allows pets for an extra charge.

Within walking distance of Techniquest and Cardiff Central Station, you'll find Ty Rosa – Bed and Breakfast. The proximity to public transportation makes this hotel the perfect option for those planning to get out and about on their vacation. Rooms feature flat-screen televisions and DVD players, as well as complimentary internet access. Breakfast is offered daily for a fee.

Cardiff, United Kingdom Hotels with Discounts

Throughout Cardiff, you'll find hotels with a variety of discounts available. These discounts allow you to save on your nightly rate. Savings vary by discount type, property, and time of year you travel. Some of the discounts you can see throughout the city include group rates, online booking discounts, and senior discounts.

Group rates vary significantly by property. Depending on the size of your group, when you stay, and if you're using other services such as wedding services, rates can be 3-30 percent off your nightly rate. In most cases, you have to book all your group rooms at the same time. Make sure to contact the property you're interested in to get the information you need for group bookings.

Online booking discounts are generally 10-20 percent off your nightly booking. However, this also varies by property and when you book. When taking advantage of an online booking discount, keep in mind that you usually have to pay immediately when you book. In addition, many times online booking discounts do not allow for cancellation. Clayton Hotel Cardiff, Park Plaza Cardiff, and Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff North offer online booking discounts.

Senior discounts allow you to book a room at a discounted rate if you are over a specific age. The age requirements vary from property to property, however this is usually a 10 percent discount. If you're interested in a senior discount, contact the property you're considering for more information on what they offer.

Best Value Options in Cardiff, United Kingdom

If you're looking for a good balance between a budget hotel and luxury lodging, check out the best value options in the city. These hotels offer comfortable accommodations and a variety of amenities without breaking the bank.

Holiday Inn Cardiff City Centre is located right in the middle of all the action. Here you'll be less than a mile from a variety of shopping options such as Capitol Shopping Centre, as well as sporting centers like Millennium Stadium and SWALEC Stadium. Get food and drink at the licensed bar and restaurant on the property. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Wireless internet is available for your convenience. In your room, you'll find a flat-screen television, in-room movies, and great television programming.

Penrhys Bed and Breakfast Hotel is within walking distance of Cardiff International Airport, SWALEC Stadium, and Cardiff Castle. This is a Victorian property with only 15 guest rooms. The complimentary breakfast is warm and hearty. Televisions in the rooms help you relax, and complimentary internet keeps you connected.

Future Inns Cardiff Bay is conveniently located near the Doctor Who Exhibition, the Wales Millennium Centre, and Mermaid Quay. Stay connected to your life with free internet access. The hotel is partnered with Vitality Gym, allowing you to use the fitness facilities for free when you're a guest at Future Inns. Stay hydrated and full with the on-site licensed bar and restaurant, or the 24-hour room service.

What to Do in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cardiff hosts a number of events throughout the year. Make sure you check out what's going on while you're in town.

In January, experience the Cardiff Tasting Tour at Cardiff Castle. You'll be able to try a variety of continental foods, Welsh signature foods, and more. Plus, there are street markets throughout the area during the festival. The Everyman Open Air Theatre Festival allows you to experience six different performances in the heart of the city at the end of June. In August, don't miss the Grand Medieval Melee at Cardiff Castle.

What did travelers think of the city of Cardiff?

Below are reviews of the city of Cardiff, United Kingdom from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Shopping galore"
Score 4.0 / 5

Everything in one place and undercover shopping, also late night shopping is great.

Jean W., from 27-Nov-2013
The average traveler rating of the city of Cardiff, United Kingdom shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
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