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Top Cardiff Family-Friendly Hotels

Parkway Hotel & Spa
Great for families
4 out of 5
Cwmbran Drive, Cwmbrân, Wales
The price is £80 per night from 12 Nov to 13 Nov
4.4/5Wonderful! (574 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, games room, laundry
Travellers say...

"Nice hotel. Friendly staff and good location for Brecon etc."…"

Reviewed on 24 Aug 2020

Parkway Hotel & Spa
Future Inns Cardiff Bay
Great for families
4 out of 5
Hemingway Road Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales
The price is £62 per night from 16 Nov to 17 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (1,423 reviews)
Families like: bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Really central place to stay. Clean good size room. Breakfast was a bit expensive but there are lots of nice places to eat nearby. Book local restaurants in advance as they get booked up quick due to less people being allowed in."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2020

Future Inns Cardiff Bay
Park Plaza Cardiff
Great for families
4 out of 5
Grey friars Road, Cardiff, Wales
The price is £70 per night from 9 Nov to 10 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (946 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, laundry
Travellers say...

"Cannot wait to stay here again! One of the best hotels I’ve stayed in in Cardiff"…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Park Plaza Cardiff

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Ramada Resort by Wyndham Cwrt Bleddyn Hotel & Spa
Great for families
The price is £76 per night from 22 Nov to 23 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (238 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, outdoor tennis courts, extra beds/cots, laundry
A nice place with good service

"A nice place with good service,"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Ramada Resort by Wyndham Cwrt Bleddyn Hotel & Spa
Ty Hotel
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
M4 (J23a), Wales 1 Business Park, Newport, Wales
The price is £65 per night from 11 Nov to 12 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (981 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"No ventilation in the room fresh air.no USB ports to charge the phones.the clock time is wrong and too bright."…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2020

Ty Hotel
Clayton Hotel Cardiff
4 out of 5
St Mary Street, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £50 per night from 27 Oct to 28 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (1,112 reviews)

"Excellent customer service staff were brilliant and helpfull."…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2020

Clayton Hotel Cardiff
Hilton Cardiff
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
Kingsway, Cardiff, Wales
The price is £75 per night from 10 Nov to 11 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (980 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Good breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2020

Hilton Cardiff
Celtic Manor Resort
Great for families
5 out of 5
Chepstow Road, Coldra Wood, Newport, Wales
The price is £115 per night from 16 Nov to 17 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (984 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, kids' club, playground, mini golf
Amazing Stay with a couple of hiccups.

"First room smelt strongly of smoke. Second room had problems with the fridge and the drying line above the bath. Maintenance fixed the fridge quickly but required a room reset involving turning the electricity off while my partner was in the bath. We’ve stayed here several times before and this is ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Celtic Manor Resort
Novotel Cardiff Centre
Great for families
4 out of 5
Schooner Way, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales
The price is £56 per night from 15 Nov to 16 Nov
4.2/5Excellent! (974 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, kids' club, laundry
Travellers say...

"The hotel is in a great location. Due to covid-19, only the swimming pool was open. Breakfast is very expensive for what you get & has to be pre-ordered and collected from the restaurant every morning. The staff were very friendly & helpful. The parking is expensive at £13 a night but secure. No ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2020

Novotel Cardiff Centre
Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay
Great for families
3 out of 5
Longueil Close, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellation
The price is £57 per night from 15 Nov to 16 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (847 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...

"Many thanks to Monika she was very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2020

Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay
St Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club
Great for families
The price is £83 per night from 15 Nov to 16 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (646 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"The staff is absolutely kind and helpful, obviously for covid everything is up side down. I mean. The menu is reduce but is normal. The town is 7 mins drive and is fine. You can order take aways as well. The room definitely needs an upgrade but it was very spacious. We enjoyed our stay. And we book ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2020

St Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club
Copthorne Hotel Cardiff-Caerdydd
Great for families
4 out of 5
Copthorne Way Culverhouse Cross, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £51 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (980 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Lady at reception called sakia I think is an absolute credit to the company. So welcoming and always happy."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2020

Copthorne Hotel Cardiff-Caerdydd
Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport
Great for families
3 out of 5
Port Road, Rhoose, Barry, Wales
Free cancellation
The price is £62 per night from 29 Oct to 30 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (849 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...

"This stay was perfect as is / initially this wasn’t a part of the honeymoon, but once I added it, the stress of car rental returns and getting to the airport at 6am went away / staff was wonderful"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport
Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff
Great for families
4 out of 5
Meridian Gate, Bute Terrace, Cardiff, Wales
The price is £62 per night from 15 Nov to 16 Nov
3.9/5Very Good! (1,053 reviews)
Families like: bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Lovely room with great views over the city. Very convenient for shopping"…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff
Village Hotel Cardiff
3.5 out of 5
29 Pendwyallt Road, Coryton, Cardiff, Wales
The price is £56 per night from 22 Nov to 23 Nov
3.9/5Good! (973 reviews)

"Busy hotel, well serviced just off the M4 ."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Village Hotel Cardiff
Days Inn by Wyndham Bridgend Cardiff M4
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
M4 J36 Motorway, Bridgend, Wales
The price is £23 per night from 26 Nov to 27 Nov
3.8/5Good! (398 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Cheap and clean , bit dated but just what you need"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Bridgend Cardiff M4
The Mount Rooms
4 out of 5
Porthkerry Road, Barry, Wales
The price is £35 per night from 31 Oct to 1 Nov
3.7/5Good! (448 reviews)

"The hotel is excellent value for money with extremely friendly and helpful staff"…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2020

The Mount Rooms
Haveli Hotel
2 out of 5
Coedcae Lane, Pontyclun, Wales
The price is £52 per night from 9 Nov to 10 Nov
3.5/5Good! (222 reviews)

"Lovely welcome staff very friendly and helpful. Room lovely and spacious with all the amenities you need breakfast delivered to room which was very nice. Set us for the day. Would highly recommend the Haveli hotel"…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2020

Haveli Hotel
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Where should we stay in Cardiff?

The historic destination of Cardiff is a great choice if you've been thinking about a holiday with the children. The entertainment, museums and castle are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Fly into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), which is located 21.3 mi (34.2 km) from the city centre. Cardiff offers 96 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when you're choosing where you want to stay.

Families on holiday have positive things to say about these types of accommodation:

Days Inn Bridgend Cardiff M4: Offers free parking, free WiFi and free cots. Guests like the comfy beds and central location at this 2.5-star hotel.

Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff North – Offers a restaurant, free parking and free breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 3-star hotel.

Future Inns Cardiff Bay – Features a restaurant, free parking and laundry facilities. This 4-star hotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Clayton Hotel Cardiff – Offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star hotel.

When should we visit Cardiff?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use these tips to decide when to grab the children and head to Cardiff.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June and September, with an average temperature of 20°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: July, June, May and April, with an average rainfall of 2 inches
  • Rainiest months: March, August, October and November, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

What should we see and do in Cardiff?

Principality Stadium and National Museum Wales are interesting attractions that you and your family may enjoy exploring while you are staying in Cardiff. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities such as Cardiff Castle, Wales Millennium Centre and Techniquest.

Cardiff is also well-known for the:
  • Historical sites
  • Theatre
  • Shopping
  • Museums
  • Entertainment
  • Restaurants

Getting around Cardiff

If you want to journey outside of the area, ride aboard a train from Cardiff Central Station, Cardiff Queen Street Station or Cathays Station. Cardiff might not have as many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Frequently asked questions

What's Cardiff like for family-friendly holidays?
The historic destination of Cardiff is a great choice if you’ve been considering a holiday with the children. The entertainment, museums and castle are just a few things that make this an attractive place for families. Arrange a flight into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), which is located 21.3 mi (34.2 km) from the centre of Cardiff.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday in Cardiff?
Future Inns Cardiff Bay is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good choices for your family trip include Ty Hotel and Novotel Cardiff Centre.
How many hotels that welcome families should I expect to find in Cardiff?
Expedia has 81 hotels in Cardiff that are great for families.
What's the seasonal weather 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 precipitation for Cardiff is 961 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Cardiff?
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Principality Stadium and Wales Millennium Centre are interesting attractions that you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Cardiff. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Cardiff Castle, Cardiff Bay and Barry Island Beach.

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