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The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here after going to Cardiff motor arena. Great location, nice spacious family room. Clean and comfortable, decent price. Didn't have breakfast, friendly and helpful staff overall pleasant stay.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the outside I really wasn't sure about this place. Once we'd checked and got to our room i was impressed. The room was a great size, the bed comfy, tea and coffee making facilities. The breakfast was good too. Would use this place again.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here to attend a concert at Motorpoint Arena. Fantastic location, cheap secure parking nearby. Room was exactly what you would expect in a typical budget hotel brand. Room was very clean, spacious, ironing facilities in room, good size tv, and quiet room. Could not fault it for the price.

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The Big Sleep C, General Manager at The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and I hope we can welcome...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had overnight stay here was clean nice rooms adequate breakfast pleasant staff ... for a budget stay it was lovely ... will definitely stay again ... comfy beds too nice ensuite ... tv in room ... parking on roof .. iron and hairdryer in room ...

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The Big Sleep C, General Manager at The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and I hope we can welcome...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed one night at The Big Sleep and it was absolutely great...Fast check-in with a lovely receptionist who gave us information where best to park as be aware there is very limited parking onsite...room was very modern and spacious...Tea/coffee making facilities there was an iron and ironing board, a hairdryer,safe and a fan.We didn't hear any noise from outside...

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The Big Sleep C, General Manager at The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and found the staff lovely. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and...

Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OK this is a budget hotel, but at £80 still would expect a bit more. Car park is so small not worth bothering with, there were no spaces anyhow, reception tatty, staff polite but functional rather than helpful. When we got to our floor we were faced with a haze of smoke, the smell of burnt sawn wood, workmen all...

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The Big Sleep C, General Manager at The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you found the staff polite. Sorry to read about the issues you had during your stay. I have discussed your...

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant budget hotel. We were initially a bit worried as the side entrance felt a bit 'hostelly' but once through that bit we were fine. Check in was quick, receptionist very friendly. The twin room we had was a great size, couldn't have asked for more. Beds were comfortable, hardly heard the trains (and I'm a light sleeper) and the...

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The Big Sleep C, General Manager at The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and found the staff very friendly. We are refurbishing all areas of the hotel and the...

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks like its had a paint job but to a very poor standard,clear enough and ok for a bloke for one night .good location but the double bed was to singles pushed together and left an uncofy ridge down the middle .limited parking ,plus good staff .

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The Big Sleep C, General Manager at The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you found the staff good. Sorry to hear about the issues you found in your room. I have discussed your...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for an evening whilst in Cardiff. Truly hassle free service, recommend upgrading on your room and you get a free drink upon arrival! - exactly what was needed after the long drive! Clean rooms and great location. Comfy bed, lovely bathroom with awesome shower! Big tv too!

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The Big Sleep C, General Manager at The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and I hope we can welcome...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me & my friends booked this for a night in Cardiff and the hotel was lovely, very surprised as I had read some bad reviews but big open light rooms with lots of mirrors, hair dryer and iron included and close to town centre and opposite motorpoint arena. Good car park and staff very helpful in fact we had a...

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Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and found the staff very helpful. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff managed by Compass Hospitality opened its doors in Cardiff in 1999 to a deluge of publicity and. The Big Sleep Hotel was credited as "The UK's first design hotel for budget travelers - Travelodge prices, but with more sex-appeal" by the UK's foremost hospitality publication The Travel Trade Gazette. Our hotel ideally located in Cardiff city centre opposite the Motorpoint Arena (formally Cardiff International Arena) and the new St David's shopping arcade. We are within walking distance of the Cafe Quarter, local tourist attractions and businesses. The hotel offers 81 bedrooms come with flat screen TV's, Broadband access, Wifi, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. We also have disabled access rooms available as well as the car parking is available on a first come first parked basis and is chargeable. Alternative parking is also available at a charge which is walking distance from hotel. We appeal to business, leisure and family travelers for those who don't want to spend a fortune but do need somewhere to stay that's different and delivers big value at small prices. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality

Address: Bute Terrace, Cardiff CF10 2FE, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range: $29 - $501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality 2*
Number of rooms: 81
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Big Sleep Cardiff
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