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Pocket Guide: 5 stars Hotels in Cardiff

Cardiff is both the capital and the largest city in Wales, and as such can offer travellers the ultimate in luxury hotels, whether you’d rather stay centrally in a hotel overlooking Cardiff Bay or a little further out in nearby Newport or Pontyclun.

If you choose to stay in the centre of Cardiff, you will find yourself conveniently located to take advantage of everything this bustling modern city can provide. Put your feet up and allow yourself to be pampered, while you enjoy the fine dining, indoor pool, health club and extensive spa facilities available. You could even choose to stay in a room with stunning views out across Cardiff Bay.

There are plenty of recreational activities on offer, either on site or nearby. You can choose from golf, sailing, rafting, parasailing, pilates, scuba diving, windsurfing, hiking, mountain biking, aerobics and yoga, and you can also rent scooters, mopeds, bicycles and personal motorised watercraft.

Spa services available include aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, thalassotherapy, Ayurvedic, body and facial treatments, as well as body scrubs, body wraps, massages, a sauna, a spa tub, manicures and pedicures.

If you’d prefer to stay a little further out around Newport, you have a choice of five star hotels, whether you’d prefer to stay in a large family-friendly hotel with several restaurants and excellent facilities, or something rather smaller but no less luxurious.

If you choose the large hotel, you will find a number of family-friendly amenities, including a children’s pool, a playground, babysitting or childcare, laundry facilities, free Wi-Fi, indoor tennis courts and more. In addition, there are many recreational activities available on site, such as aerobics, golf, hiking, cycling, pilates and yoga, while spa treatments such as hydrotherapy, body and facial treatments, massages, body wraps, body scrubs, manicures and pedicures are also offered.

More intimate five star accommodation is also available near Newport, in a quiet location in the countryside. The handful of rooms are well appointed, with free Wi-Fi, televisions, DVD players, coffee makers, hairdryers, ironing boards, and complimentary cribs and infant beds. The guesthouse offers breakfast and has a charming garden, and staff are very attentive.

If you prefer intimate accommodation, you can also choose to stay in Hensol, near Pontyclun. This guesthouse is located in the countryside, and features an attached winery, as well as a restaurant, a garden, and barbecue facilities. Rooms have their own television sets, DVD players, en-suite bathrooms, telephones, hairdryers, ironing boards and free Wi-Fi.

Whether you decide to stay in the centre of Cardiff or a little further out, you will find plenty to see and do in this bustling metropolis. Sights worth seeing include Cardiff Castle, Bute Park, Cardiff City Stadium, Roath Park and Lake, the National Roman Legion Museum and much more. The city has a lively entertainment and music scene, and offers a huge selection of restaurants, clubs and bars. It is also a mecca for shoppers, with high street chains and independent shops in modern shopping centres as well as Victorian and Edwardian arcades.

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