Cardiff hotels

Cardiff hotels

Search hundreds of travel sites at once for hotels in Cardiff

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Compare vs KAYAK |

Good to know

Low season January
High season March
  Average price (weeknight): R1 325
  Average price (weekend night): R1 881

cheapest month to stay


expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay


expected price increase

(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Sun - Thu


(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Fri & Sat

(weekend night)

Top tips for finding the perfect Cardiff hotel

If you are planning your first visit to Cardiff, consider staying downtown in the city centre which is relatively close to major attractions. The Royal Hotel is the oldest hotel in Cardiff and it is a 4-minute walk from the central station. For a more modern style, The Jolyon's Boutique Hotel is another option. It is close to restaurants, galleries and bars in Mermaid Quay and a 5-minute walk from Cardiff Bay train station.
For business trips, you might need a hotel that comes with business facilities. The Jurys Inn Cardiff is located only a 4-minute walk from the main train station and comes with meeting rooms, bar or lounge, restaurant and banquet facilities. Another option is The Cardiff Hilton, located directly opposite Cardiff Castle, which features currency exchange on-site, a business centre, meeting rooms and a coffee shop.
To stay near Principality Stadium, book a room at Park Plaza Cardiff which is only a 13-minute walk from the stadium. The hotel is adjacent to the National Museum of Wales & City Hall. Another option which is even closer is The Holiday Inn Cardiff City Centre Hotel with only 4 minutes’ walking distance from the stadium. The modern building is about 20 kilometres from Cardiff International Airport and less than a 10 minutes' walk to the train station.
For backpackers and students on a low budget, The River House Hostel located in Cardiff (Riverside) is within 15-minutes’ walking distance to Cardiff Castle and the Principality Stadium. The Yha Cardiff Central Hotel is located in Butetown and is only a 5-minute drive from Techniquest and the Wales Millennium Centre.
If you are attending an event at the Cardiff International Arena, consider staying at the Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa, which features an indoor pool, spa and sauna. The hotel is about a 10-minute walk from the Arena. Another alternative is The Angel Hotel which is a 12-minute walk from the centre and has a restaurant, coffee shop and free Wi-Fi.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Cardiff

How much is a cheap hotel in Cardiff?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Cardiff for as cheap as R140 in the last 3 days. The average price is R4 023.
How much is a hotel in Cardiff for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Cardiff hotels for tonight for as low as R933. Users have also found 3-star hotels from R1 389 and 4-star hotels from R2 056.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Are there any hotels in Cardiff that come with breakfast?
If you need a hotel in Cardiff that includes breakfast you'll want to try Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay which offers complimentary breakfast daily. You might also consider the Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport and the Lincoln House Hotel with free parking. When you book your room, make sure you confirm that breakfast is included.
What are the best hotels near Cardiff Bay?
Some of the best hotels close to Cardiff Bay include the Future Inn Cardiff Hotel which offers a 4-star hotel experience, as well as the Novotel Cardiff located about only 3.4 kilometres away from Cardiff Bay.
Are there any hotels in Cardiff that come with hot tub facilities?
There are several hotels in Cardiff that come with a hot tub. Vale Resort is within a 15-minute drive of the Museum of Welsh Life and Castell Coch. Facilities include a hot tub, steam room and indoor pool. The St David’s Hotel is an 11-minute walk away from the Wales Millennium Centre. It also features a hot tub and indoor pool.
What hotels in Cardiff come with kitchen facilities?
The SACO Cardiff on Cathedral Road is within a 5-minute drive of Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle. Features include kitchen or kitchenette as well as washing machine or dryer available in the rooms. Another option is the Artisan Quarter or the Stay In Cardiff Canton St John's Court Apartment which offer apartments fully equipped with all that you need.
What hotels in Cardiff offer free parking?
In Cardiff, there are several hotels with free parking including The Copthorne Hotel Cardiff-Caerdydd which is a lake hotel close to the city. Other options are The Church Guesthouse, 15 minutes from the city centre and The Village Hotel Cardiff with its fitness centre, located about 7 kilometres from Cardiff city centre.

Where to stay in Cardiff?

Our Heatmaps tool will help you find the perfect place to stay in Cardiff by showing you how close hotel options are to major activities

Best Cardiff hotels

Show all
Riverside Bed And Breakfast - Cardiff - Building
9,5 Excellent (261 reviews)
R1 258+
Jolyon's Boutique Hotel - Cardiff - Bedroom
9,3 Excellent (611 reviews)
R1 577+
The Riverhouse - Cardiff - Bedroom
9,2 Excellent (1 310 reviews)
Manor Parc Hotel - Cardiff - Building
9,0 Excellent (779 reviews)
R1 924+
Number One Hundred Bed And Breakfast - Cardiff - Bedroom
9,0 Excellent (424 reviews)
R1 056+
voco St. David's Cardiff - Cardiff - Building
8,9 Excellent (5 381 reviews)
R2 300+
SACO Cardiff - Cathedral Road - Cardiff - Building
9,1 Excellent (66 reviews)
R2 112+
Future Inns Cardiff Bay - Cardiff - Building
8,8 Excellent (7 288 reviews)
R1 302+
Yha Cardiff Central - Hostel - Cardiff - Building
8,8 Excellent (3 442 reviews)
Church Guesthouse - Cardiff - Building
8,8 Excellent (462 reviews)
R1 229+
Park Plaza Cardiff - Cardiff - Building
8,7 Excellent (3 951 reviews)
R1 953+
No.10 Cardiff - Cardiff - Building
8,7 Excellent (648 reviews)
R1 533+

Best rooms in Cardiff

Riverside Bed And Breakfast - Cardiff - Building
9,5 Excellent (261 reviews)
R1 258+
Manor Parc Hotel - Cardiff - Building
9,0 Excellent (779 reviews)
R1 924+
Premier Inn Cardiff West - Cardiff - Building
8,4 Excellent (175 reviews)
R1 136+

Best Cardiff hotels near Principality Stadium

Show all
Hilton Cardiff - Cardiff - Bedroom
8,6 Excellent (4 819 reviews)
R2 430+