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ibis Cardiff
2 out of 5
Churchill Way, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £31 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
0.22 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (783 reviews)
Great dog friendly hotel

"Great stay and our dog is always made very welcome."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

ibis Cardiff
Hilton Cardiff
4.5 out of 5
Kingsway, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £80 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
0.36 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (982 reviews)

"Very nice hotel, although some services for executive rooms were not available (such as the lounge) due to Covid. Would stay here again though."…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2020

Hilton Cardiff
Park Plaza Cardiff
4 out of 5
Grey friars Road, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £66 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
0.35 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (952 reviews)

"Room was lovely spacious and clean facilities amazing. Following the Covid regulations will be back again"…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2020

Park Plaza Cardiff

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Holiday Inn Cardiff - North M4
3 out of 5
Merthyr Road, Tongwynlais, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellation
The price is £41 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
4.47 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (397 reviews)

"Room very clean. Staff helpful and friendly. Breakfast very organized and relaxing despite current restrictions. Overall a relaxing stay."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2020

Holiday Inn Cardiff - North M4
voco St David's Cardiff
5 out of 5
Havannah Street, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellation
The price is £66 per night from 12 Oct to 13 Oct
1.26 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (985 reviews)

"Lovely setting and nice breakfast Rooms were very warm and aircon wasn't cooling it down"…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2020

voco St David's Cardiff
Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay
3 out of 5
Longueil Close, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellation
The price is £42 per night from 15 Oct to 16 Oct
0.65 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (846 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2020

Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay
The Riverhouse
2 out of 5
59 FITZHAMON EMBANKMENT, Cardiff, Wales
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0.4 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (13 reviews)

"Very near Cardiff castle , kind staff with lovely smile ^^ breakfast was good. Very clean . I'd like to stay here if I go to Cardiff !!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2019

The Riverhouse
Jurys Inn Cardiff
4 out of 5
Park Place, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellation
The price is £49 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
0.29 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (848 reviews)

"Good hotel ideally located in centre near to most restaurants bars and shops"…"

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2020

Jurys Inn Cardiff
Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff
4 out of 5
Meridian Gate, Bute Terrace, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £54 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
0.11 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1,057 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff
Hotel Indigo Cardiff
4 out of 5
Dominions Arcade Queen Street, Glamorgan, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellation
The price is £55 per night from 11 Oct to 12 Oct
0.26 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (739 reviews)

"Lovely boutique hotel, very central to shops & restaurants. Cocktails bars around by Cardiff castle are a 5 minute walk down side streets Ie) bootleggers, the dead canary etc"…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2020

Hotel Indigo Cardiff
Novotel Cardiff Centre
4 out of 5
Schooner Way, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £56 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
0.4 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (977 reviews)

"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
New House Country Hotel
4 out of 5
Thornhill, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £117 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
5.15 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (137 reviews)

"We enjoyed having a room with a little balcony and a view onto to the gardens and woods beyond. Breakfast delivered to the room was basic but adequate. Staff were all very pleasant and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

New House Country Hotel
Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
24-26 Newport Road, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £52 per night from 11 Oct to 12 Oct
0.5 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (885 reviews)

"In these times when we were very nervous to be staying in a hotel, we felt very comfortable and relaxed."…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2020

Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa
Mercure Cardiff North Hotel
3 out of 5
Circle Way East, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £57 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
2.43 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (80 reviews)

"Good customer service, nice comfortable Room. Nice decor."…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2020

Mercure Cardiff North Hotel
Holiday Inn Cardiff City Centre
3.5 out of 5
Castle Street, Cardiff, Wales
Free cancellation
The price is £46 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
0.41 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (693 reviews)

"Good staff, nice atmosphere. Great to be able to park at the hotel"…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Cardiff City Centre
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Where to stay in Cardiff

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Visiting Cardiff

History buffs will enjoy exploring Cardiff, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, theatre and fascinating museums. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its entertainment and restaurants. Top sights in the city include Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle.

  • There are 378 hotels and other accommodation options in Cardiff
  • The closest major airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), 9 mi (14.4 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), 21.3 mi (34.2 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying 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).

In Newport, there are 378 hotels and other accommodation choices so you can easily organise your holiday getaway at an affordable rate. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Cathedral 64 - This 4-star bed & breakfast in Pontcanna features free breakfast and free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its convenient parking and central location.
  • Bedlinog Inn - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and clean, comfortable rooms at this inn. With a stay at this 4-star inn, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free Internet.
  • Central Guest House - Amenities at this 4-star guesthouse include free parking and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and central location.

Other favourite sights in Cardiff include Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Principality Stadium and Cardiff Bay. Outside the city, top places to visit include Clevedon Court, 15.1 mi/24.2 km from the city centre, and Bakelite Museum, which is 23 mi (37 km) away.

Getting around Cardiff

If you want to journey outside 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.

Dressing for Cardiff

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 10°C and the night-time average to be 2°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 19°C during the day and 4°C at night
  • July to September averages 20°C during the day and 10°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 16°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Cardiff is 32 millimetres
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 20°C, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 2°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Cardiff?
Cathedral 64 is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Nant Y Fedw and Lincoln House Hotel as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cardiff, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view top deals in Cardiff.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Cardiff?
Based on reviews, ibis budget Cardiff Centre is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers in search of a less expensive place to stay, and it offers free WiFi. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include ibis budget Newport and ibis Cardiff.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday to 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 to stay with the children include Ty Hotel and Novotel Cardiff Centre. Also, attractions such as Barry Island Pleasure Park and Chepstow Racecourse are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Cardiff?
Voco St David’s Cardiff is a favourite 5-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and bathrobes. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Celtic Manor Resort and Bryn Meadows Golf, Hotel & Spa.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Cardiff?
Copthorne Hotel Cardiff-Caerdydd is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include The Angel Hotel and Days Inn by Wyndham Bridgend Cardiff M4.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Cardiff?
Gail’s Guest House is a top 3-star beach guest house offering free buffet breakfast and free WiFi, located within a short 14-minute walk of Whitmore Bay . Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Apartments Wales and Limpert Bay Guest House.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Cardiff?
Celtic Manor Resort is a 5-star hotel with 8 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Voco St David’s Cardiff and Cathedral 73 are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Cardiff?
Cathedral 73 is a favourite 5-star guest house with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 9 guestrooms, a restaurant and a bar. Jolyon’s Boutique Hotel and The Royal Hotel Cardiff are other boutique-style choices.
What's the best golf hotel in Cardiff?
St Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club is a top 4-star hotel that has a golf course and features a full-service spa. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Vale Resort and Bryn Meadows Golf, Hotel & Spa. Visit Saint Pierre Park, Cottrell Park Golf Resort or Royal Porthcawl Golf Club to perfect your golf swing.
What's the best hotel in Cardiff to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, The Angel Hotel is a top 3-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other choices close to historic sites include Hilton Cardiff and Holiday Inn Cardiff City Centre. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Cardiff Castle, Caerphilly Castle and New Theatre.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Cardiff?
Novotel Cardiff Centre is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi. A couple of other options that feature an on-site pool include Park Plaza Cardiff and Parkway Hotel & Spa.

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