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Desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board

Guest reviews

4.1 out of 5 Very good
843 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Business Services
Parking Available

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationWales Millennium Centre12 min walk
Popular LocationCardiff Motorpoint Arena15 min walk
Popular LocationSt. David's Hall19 min walk
AirportCardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.)36 min drive

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  • Standard Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Room
  • Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking (With Sofa Bed)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking (With Sofa Bed)
  • Room, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility, Roll-In Shower)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsRoom, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility, Roll-In Shower)
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

About this area

Cardiff

Located in Cardiff, Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay is in the business district and near a train station. Wales Millennium Centre and St. David's Hall are cultural highlights, while Cardiff Castle is a notable landmark. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena or Principality Stadium. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Wales Millennium Centre - 12 min walk
  • Cardiff Motorpoint Arena - 15 min walk
  • St. David's Hall - 19 min walk
  • Doctor Who Experience - 20 min walk
  • St. David's - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Cardiff Bay Station - 8 min walk
  • Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.) - 36 min drive

Restaurants

  • Octavo's book cafe and wine bar - 10 min walk
  • Côte Brasserie - 13 min walk
  • Demiro's - 13 min walk
  • Moksh - 13 min walk
  • Duchess of Delhi - 13 min walk

About this property

Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay

3-star Cardiff hotel in Atlantic Wharf, walk to Cardiff Bay
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and self parking are available at this hotel. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a business centre and dry cleaning are on-site. All 87 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Hairdryers, showers and phones are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay offers 87 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower.

This Cardiff hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows standard sanitisation guidelines of Clean Promise (IHG)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking: GBP 10.00 per day

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Business centre

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

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

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.

  • Self-parking fee: GBP 10.00 per day

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
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector, a first aid kit and window guards
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings
The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Clean Promise (IHG) guidelines
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay
Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay Hotel Cardiff
Holiday Inn Cardiff Bay
Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay Wales
Express Cardiff Bay Cardiff
Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay Cardiff
Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay Hotel Cardiff

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay and receive a full refund?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self-parking is available for GBP 10.00 per day.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in Atlantic Wharf, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Cardiff Bay, Wales Millennium Centre and Cardiff Motorpoint Arena. Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle are also within 1 mile (2 km). Cardiff Bay Station is 8 minutes by foot and Cardiff Central Station is 18 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay

4.1
Very good
843 reviews
5 - Excellent
309
4 - Good
392
3 - Okay
110
2 - Mediocre
23
1 - Poor
9
4.4
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
4.1
Property condition
4.0 out of 5 Good
    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020
    5.0 out of 5 Excellent
    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The staff were excellent. We had travelled to Cardiff for the Scotland rugby game that was cancelled and they did what they could to make the weekend as enjoyable as possible.

    Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020
    4.0 out of 5 Good
    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort

    Only stayed the one night friendly staff very helpful clean..The only thing which I can say I was disappointed with we had to pay for car parking that should have been in the price of room

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020
    5.0 out of 5 Excellent
    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019
    5.0 out of 5 Excellent
    • Liked: Cleanliness

    Position- by the water, in easy walking distance of the Bay. Room made good use of space - good to have a table and swivel chair .....

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020
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