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Ty Hotel
3.5 out of 5
M4 (J23a), Wales 1 Business Park, Newport, Wales
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4.4/5Excellent! (1,560 reviews)

"It was very good value for money the staff could not do enough very clean we would definitely go back"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Ty Hotel
Future Inns Cardiff Bay
4 out of 5
Hemingway Road Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales
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The price is £62 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,518 reviews)

"The hotel was clean and modern. The beds were exceptionally comfortable. I would stay again"…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Future Inns Cardiff Bay
Clayton Hotel Cardiff
4 out of 5
St Mary Street, Cardiff, Wales
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The price is £50 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,861 reviews)

"Great location and helpful and friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Clayton Hotel Cardiff
Mercure Cardiff North Hotel
3 out of 5
Circle Way East, Cardiff, Wales
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4.3/5Excellent! (71 reviews)

"Beds were very comfortable, room was basicaly clean albeit a little dusty. Hotel seemed to be well maintained. Cannot comment on breakfast as we did not partake. No complaints at all and would stay again. Our first time in a mercure hotel, and would look to book other mercure hotels in future."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Mercure Cardiff North Hotel
New Inn Hotel by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
Chepstow Road, Langstone, Newport, Wales
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4.2/5Very Good! (140 reviews)
Nice stay, would book again.

"Rooms clean and cofortable. Food was pretty good and very well priced. Service was let down a little as they seemed short staffed."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jan 2020

New Inn Hotel by Greene King Inns
The Royal Hotel Cardiff
3.5 out of 5
88 St Mary Street, Cardiff, Wales
The price is £185 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,410 reviews)

"Would highly recommend this hotel great service and staff are friendly nice location for the city and looking to book our next stay already"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

The Royal Hotel Cardiff
Sleeperz Hotel Cardiff
3 out of 5
Station Approach, Saunders Road, Cardiff, Wales
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,020 reviews)

"The room was small, but it was just enough for me, since I was traveling alone. Bed was comfortable and a good view of the city."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Sleeperz Hotel Cardiff
ibis Cardiff Gate - International Business Park
2 out of 5
Cardiff Gate Business Park, Malthouse Avenue Pontprennau, Cardiff, Wales
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4/5Very Good! (761 reviews)

"Great room. Love bathroom and shower. Very comfy bed."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

ibis Cardiff Gate - International Business Park
Citrus Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality
3 out of 5
Bute Terrace, Cardiff, Wales
The price is £59 per night
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
ibis budget Cardiff Centre
2.5 out of 5
Tyndall Street, Cardiff, Wales
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3.9/5Very Good! (777 reviews)

"I booked to stay for one night midweek with my mum and sister, and i couldnt fault it. It is budget, but its value for money. For example, there isnt a bathroom, there is a small toilet room and a seperate shower, with the door opening into the main room, so not a lot of privacy. However, the shower ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

ibis budget Cardiff Centre
ibis Cardiff
2 out of 5
Churchill Way, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £43 per night
3.9/5Good! (768 reviews)
Excellent!

"The ideal hotel to stay at if you’re in Cardiff for a gig at the arena. Cheap and cheerful but clean and comfortable room plus the staff were very helpful and friendly."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

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Celtic International Hotel Cardiff Airport
3 out of 5
Port Road, Barry/Cardiff, Barry, Wales
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The price is £45 per night
3.9/5Good! (268 reviews)
Perfect for an overnight stop.

"Needed somewhere just to sleep during a trip to meet up with old friends with a late night out planned. This hotel was perfect for us - clean and comfortable and toasty warm. We didn't make use of any facilities during our short stop so can't comment on these nor food / bar."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Celtic International Hotel Cardiff Airport
Days Inn by Wyndham Bridgend Cardiff M4
2.5 out of 5
M4 J36 Motorway, Bridgend, Wales
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3.8/5Good! (393 reviews)

"Went to wales for wedding. Hotel nice a clean. Great shower. Nice and quiet. Would defo stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2019

Days Inn by Wyndham Bridgend Cardiff M4
The Knoll Guesthouse
3 out of 5
145 Stow Hill, Newport, Wales
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The price is £40 per night
3.8/5Good! (120 reviews)

"Basic but good value. Management changed on day I checked in. Hotel being refurbished with no heating. No problem for me but would be for others. Fire alarm went off on 2nd night at 02:00 and everyone evacuated to pavement outside, Fire brigade arrived and eventually back inside out of the rain. ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov 2019

The Knoll Guesthouse
The Mount Rooms
4 out of 5
Porthkerry Road, Barry, Wales
The price is £37 per night
3.7/5Good! (432 reviews)

"The accommodation was a little too warm for us, but fortunately we could open the windows to cool down. We were in room 21, and the glass shelf in the bathroom fell to the floor, so we didn't use it at all, but that needs looking at. My only criticism comes from trying to find the hotel in the dark. ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2020

The Mount Rooms
ibis budget Newport
3 out of 5
164 Malpas Road, Newport, Wales
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3.7/5Good! (558 reviews)

"A good budget hotel with adequate facilities for my needs. Clean and comfortable with a decent breakfast in the morning"…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

ibis budget Newport
Campanile Cardiff
3 out of 5
Caxton Place, Pentwyn, Cardiff, Wales
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3.3/5 (371 reviews)

"Restaurant n reception good"…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2019

Campanile Cardiff
ML Lodge
2 out of 5
108 St Mary Street, Cardiff, Wales
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3/5 (156 reviews)

"Everything was good except the room was cold. Heating could be better. Close to all conveniences."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020

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Frequently asked questions

What is Cardiff like for travellers on a budget?
Cardiff offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Cardiff Motorpoint Arena and Principality Stadium, this destination is home to Sophia Gardens and Rhondda Valley, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
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 options for your budget-friendly stay include The Royal Hotel Cardiff and Ty Hotel.
What's the seasonal weather like in Cardiff?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Cardiff is 961 mm.
What is there to see and do in Cardiff?
Cardiff attracts visitors with its historic landmarks and major shopping area, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Cardiff Motorpoint Arena and Principality Stadium, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Check out the area’s cultural spots like St. David’s Hall and New Theatre, or get outdoors at Sophia Gardens.
What's the best way to get around Cardiff?
The nearest airport is 9 mi (14.4 km) from the city centre in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.). However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can look into flights to Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), which is 21.3 mi (34.2 km) away. Cardiff might not have many public transport choices so renting a car could be an economical alternative to see more of the area.

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What's the best place to stay on a budget 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 Campanile Cardiff and New Inn Hotel by Greene King Inns.

What is staying in Cardiff like?

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 choices and restaurants. Top sights in the city include Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Principality Stadium, and Cardiff Castle. In Cardiff, there are 375 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

What's the best place to stay in Cardiff?

Ballas Farm Country Guest House is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Lincoln House Hotel and Bedlinog Inn as top options for your stay.

Cardiff City Centre is a top neighbourhood that travellers love for its major shopping area and interesting historical sites. Other favourite areas in Cardiff include Llanedeyrn and Rhoose.

What's the best place to stay in Cardiff City Centre?

There are 33 hotels and other accommodation to choose from in this neighbourhood, so you're sure to find what you're looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Hotel Indigo Cardiff is the highest ranked property in Cardiff City Centre. This 4-star hotel offers 2 bars and a restaurant. It's located steps from St. David's. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include Hilton Cardiff and Clayton Hotel Cardiff.

What should I see while I'm in Cardiff?

The city is well known for its theatres and museums, and cultural venues include National Museum Cardiff, Wales Millennium Centre, and Techniquest. Families come for attractions such as Barry Island Pleasure Park, Chepstow Racecourse, and Cardiff International Sports Village. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Cardiff Castle, Llandaff Cathedral, and Castell Coch (Red Castle).

What's the best place to stay close to Principality Stadium?

Adjacent to Principality Stadium, Cardiff Marriott Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. Other good choices within a short distance include Clayton Hotel Cardiff and Sleeperz Hotel Cardiff.