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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of WiseStay


3.0 star property

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
45-47 Fitzhamon Embankment, Cardiff, Wales, CF11 6AN

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPrincipality Stadium10 min walk
  • Popular LocationCardiff Castle10 min walk
  • Popular LocationCardiff Bay11 min walk
  • AirportBristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.)57 min drive

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About this area


WiseStay is located in Riverside, a neighbourhood in Cardiff. Cardiff Castle and Caerphilly Castle are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Cardiff Bay and Cottrell Park Golf Resort. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Principality Stadium or Cardiff Motorpoint Arena. Guests appreciate the guest house's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Sophia Gardens - 9 min walk
  • Principality Stadium - 10 min walk
  • Cardiff Castle - 10 min walk
  • Cardiff Bay - 11 min walk
  • St. David's Hall - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Cardiff (CFW-Cardiff Train Station) - 6 min walk
  • Cardiff International Airport (CWL) - 29 min drive


  • Madhav - 5 min walk
  • Coffee#1 - 6 min walk
  • Pettigrew Tea Rooms - 7 min walk
  • O'Neills - 8 min walk
  • BrewDog Cardiff - 8 min walk

About this property


3-star Cardiff guesthouse in Riverside, near Principality Stadium
This smoke-free guesthouse features free WiFi in public areas. All 14 rooms offer free WiFi, electric kettles and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, showers and free toiletries.
WiseStay offers 14 accommodations with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Off-site parking within 33 ft (GBP 11.50 per day)
  • Street parking available


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • Polish


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower


  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 5:00 PM
Guests will receive an access code

Access methods

Access code, staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 11.50 per day (33 ft away)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and window guards

Property is also known as

Anchorage Guest House B&B Cardiff
Anchorage Guest House Cardiff
WiseStay Cardiff
WiseStay Guesthouse
Anchorage Guest House
WiseStay Guesthouse Cardiff

Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 57 out of 142 reviews
5 - Excellent 40%
Rating 4 - Good. 68 out of 142 reviews
4 - Good 48%
Rating 3 - Okay. 13 out of 142 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 142 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 142 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wise Stay staff allowed us to leave our suitcases in their care while we spent time touring Cardiff city center after we checked out. We are grateful for their kindness!
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great room few minutes from city centre
Great room, few minute walk to city centre, easy check in with code to get into rooms. Cleaned each day with fresh towels. All round great stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Room comfort
Cheap and cheerful
Decent cheap place to stay for the night but the double bunk beds were really rickety and difficult to sleep on the top. Otherwise clean and in a great location.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 7 nights in Nov 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021