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88 St. Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1DW Wales See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews captain scott room cinema room central location complimentary bottle of wine deluxe room train station st mary street car park lovely hotel would stay again air con excellent location high street millennium stadium street noise hotel bar cardiff castle
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If your looking for an amazing location central to everything food / train station / stadium / etc. on a cheap budget then. The Royal is the perfect place. However if your looking for luxury then I would look somewhere else. I will start with...More

Thank Explorer98xx
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don’t let the outside facade of this hotel fool you. Once you step inside you suddenly find yourself in a very well renovated building with clean, tidy spacious modern rooms. The majority of the staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the hotel is located...More

Thank adele k
Reviewed 1 week ago

My heart sank when we approached this hotel and I realised that it was above a giant O'Neills pub. But from then on it exceeded my expectations. The staff were friendly and professional. The room was a good size, decent beds, and clean. We had...More

Thank Sharon E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to this hotel it’s in a fantastic location but it’s weird the room I had you had to sit in the chair to watch tv and you can’t watch tv in bed. The key card would not let me in the room twice...More

Thank Declan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Royal hotel for one night in September. It is well located within close walking distance of the train station and in the center of town. The hotel entry way is not very welcoming, as reception is up a level and you walk...More

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About
Description

The closest hotel to the Millennium Stadium gates. The Royal Hotel is the oldest of all the Cardiff hotels and has been welcoming guests to our fantastic city since it first opened it's doors in 1866. Our rich history includes the Captain Scott Room, where Captain Scott and his expedition team held their final public banquet before setting sail to the South Pole. Home to the Barbarians for 25 years etc. etc. Recently refurbished throughout, we're working on the next stages including free WiFi now available in every bedroom.

Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
 
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
HOTEL STYLE
Value, Centrally Located, Mid-range, Quiet
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
60
PRICE RANGE
US$55 - US$247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
royal hotel cardiff
Location
United KingdomWalesSouthern WalesCardiff
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Dining (33)
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Questions & Answers
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Beamer T
July 8, 2017|
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Response from Jon S | Property representative |
It is much shorter walk than 5 minutes - more like 1-2 mins maximum - we are the closest Hotel to the Stadium. :)
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Joey3Liverpool
January 14, 2017|
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Response from Jon S | Property representative |
Hello, yes all rooms have irons and ironing boards in them. :)
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mikeWalesU_k_
December 26, 2016|
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Response from Jon S | Property representative |
Hello - you would either need to get a taxi (about £20-25) or get the T9 bus to the centre of Cardiff. :)
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Room Tips
"Rooms on higher floors with windows to the back may be quieter."
606sharone
1 week ago
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"An old building so no double glazing and as we had a street side room, the traffic noise woke me up"
gsduk2010
4 weeks ago
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"Rooms at the back of the hotel are quieter than those overlooking the street."
joana689
Aug. 25, 2018
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"The pricier larger rooms are worth the money"
slinkycon
Aug. 15, 2018
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