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Village Hotel Cardiff
Village Hotel Cardiff

29 Pendwyallt Road, Coryton, Cardiff CF14 7EF

3.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (453 reviews)

Situated in the historical district, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Whitchurch Hospital and Castell Coch. Llandaff …

£59
Jurys Inn Cardiff
Jurys Inn Cardiff

Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3UD

3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (263 reviews)

Located in Cardiff City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of New Theatre, Cardiff University, and Cardiff Castle. …

£55
Future Inns Cardiff Bay
Future Inns Cardiff Bay

Hemingway Road Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 4JY

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,785 reviews)

Future Inns Cardiff Bay is a 10-minute drive from the city center and central train station, and 16 minutes from panoramic …

£61
Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff
Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff

Meridian Gate, Cardiff CF102FL

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,445 reviews)

Located in Cardiff City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff Castl …

£59
Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff City Centre
Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff City Centre

Mary Ann Street, Cardiff CF10 2JH

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (890 reviews)

Located in Cardiff City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cardiff Motorpoint Arena and …

£57
St Mellons Hotel
St Mellons Hotel

Castleton, Cardiff CF3 2XR

3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (111 reviews)

Located in Castleton, this hotel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from St. Mellons Golf Club and within 6 mi (10 km) of Peterstone Golf Clu …

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Vale Resort
Vale Resort

Hensol Park, Pontyclun CF72 8JY

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (164 reviews)

Located in Hensol, this spa hotel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Llantrisant Castle and within 6 mi (10 km) of Creigiau Golf Cours …

£68
Clayton Hotel, BW Premier Collection
Clayton Hotel, BW Premier Collection

St Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1GD

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,355 reviews)

The Principality Stadium

£55
Elgano Hotel
Elgano Hotel

58 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9LL

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (40 reviews)

Situated in Cardiff, this bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of Swalec Stadium, Principality Stadium, and Cardiff …

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The Royal Hotel Cardiff
The Royal Hotel Cardiff

88 St Mary Street, Cardiff CF101DW

3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (698 reviews)

Located in Cardiff City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle. Cardiff …

£45
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Pocket Guide: Cardiff Whitchurch Hospital Hotels

Although the range of services it offers has been scaled back in recent years, Whitchurch Hospital remains one of Cardiff’s most striking landmarks.

Its elegant and imposing buildings stand alongside one of the main roads into the Welsh capital and most of the city’s inhabitants are aware of the site, even if they have never had call to make use of it.

The hospital began life as the Cardiff City Asylum on 15 April 1908. Taking 10 years to build and costing £350,000, it was created to cater for the city’s rapidly expanding population. By the time it opened, it was estimated that more than 1,000 Cardiff patients were being cared for at hospitals well outside the capital.

The main hospital building covered five acres and was designed to accommodate 750 patients in 10 wards. The site had its own water tower, sat on top of a powerhouse containing two steam-driven generators, and a working farm providing food and therapeutic benefits for its patients.

During World War One, it was renamed the Welsh Metropolitan War Hospital and it was turned over to the military entirely during World War Two. It became the largest emergency service hospital in south Wales, treating British, American and German personnel and was known for providing early treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Today, some facilities have been moved to newly built units elsewhere and wards replaced by community-based services. In 2012, outline planning permission for a major residential development on the site was renewed for four years.

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