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The St. David's Hotel

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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed her on Friday evening. Before we checked in we had lunch in the bar which was lovely and I would highly recommend. Unfortunately our room wasn't up to the standard I would expect for a 5 star. The hotel overall is modern but the rooms are very out dated and in need of refurbishment urgently. You could defiantly...

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StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The St. David's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lewiscrew2016, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Please accept my sincere apologies for the shortfall in standards and your disappointment you experienced during your recent stay with us. The hotel will very shortly be embarking on major renovations to the hotel and the issues you have raised will be addressed. Kind regards Graeme Barclay General...

Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been here before and had a disappointing stay but decided to give it another chance and it was spot on . The Hotel looks clean ,vibrant and Worth the star rating. The staff were very helpful and friendly . The car was taken and parked for us and even though we paid £15 per night to park we...

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StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The St. David's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Springer114 Thank you for your review following your recent stay with us. I am delighted that hotel meet all your needs whilst staying in Cardiff, I will ensure that your comments are shared with the whole team. I do hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel in the not too distant future. Kind...

Miami
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room had a nice balcony with amazing views. The room was a good size, and the bathroom had both tub and shower. We found the air-conditioning climate nice and comfortable. Best was the quiet location (Room 501) where we could hear no one. The staff could not have been nicer. I would love to return to the St. David's...

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StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The St. David's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ocean88 Thank you for your review following your recent stay with us. I am delighted that hotel met your expectations and you enjoyed the views the hotel has, I will ensure that your comments are shared with the whole team. I do hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel in the not too...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to find from the main road, plenty of parking available, but be aware there is a £15 charge each night which was understandable as you are down the bay. Check in was easy and friendly, hotel looked lovely decorated for Christmas. Room was clean and tidy, plenty of towels and bathrobes included. Lovely view from the room looking out...

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StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The St. David's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jamesrees92 Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It was a pleasure to read that you were pleased with the location, the facilities and the room cleanliness here at St Davids Hotel. I do hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel in the not too distant future. Kind regards Graeme...

midlands
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in a master suite, i understand why some reviews mention the tired looking carpets in places, but remember it is the end of the season now and they have taken some wear. Having said that, The location is spot on for us, love Mermaid Wharf and the bay area. Staff are first class. Service is top notch. Spa is...

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StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The St. David's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear vi11age-idiot Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It is always a pleasure to read feedback such as yours I am so pleased that the location, facilities and staff meets with your requirements. I would like to advise you that the hotel will very soon be embarking on major renovations to the whole hotel. I do...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at this hotel whilst at a business meeting in Cardiff. It is located on Cardiff bay with great views of the bay and the coastline. Rooms are massive with balconies which means you can get fresh air circulating in your room. With big windows you get good view of the bay and into the city. The gym and spa...

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StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The St. David's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear northants90 Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It was a pleasure to read that you were pleased with the location and the facilities and food here at St Davids Hotel. I do hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel in the not too distant future. Kind regards Graeme Barclay...

Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, right in the centre of cardiff bay. Lovely view, large rooms and great facilities available. Food is good but very much on the expensive side. Could do with a couple of minor updates but still a wonderful hotel to stay in!

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StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The St. David's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Little_chicken_pie Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted that hotel appears to have met your needs and also that you enjoyed the food. The hotel will soon be embarking on major renovations to the whole hotell to restore it to it's former glory. I do hope it is not too long before we...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dirty carpets, fur throw that smells, furniture has seen better days !!! It is NOT my idea of 5 star at all. Staff are friendly but the hotel is not high quality @ 315 per night i expected more very disappointed

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StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The St. David's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Please accept my sincere apologies for the shortfall in standards and your disappointment you experienced during your recent stay with us. The hotel will very shortly be embarking on major renovations to the hotel and the issues you have raised will be addressed. In the meantime your comments...

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The easiest way to sum up this hotel is to say 'ticks all the boxes' The staff are all very helpful and continually trying to make your stay a pleasurable experience from the check-in to checking out and all in between. The rooms are so comfortable and modern, with all the amenities you expect, and need, the bed is possibly...

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StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The St. David's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Terence H Thank you for taking the time to post your detailed review. It was a pleasure to read such positive feedback particularly regarding my team and I know they will be greatly encouraged by your kind words. I am delighted that the hotel seems to have met your expectations, however, I am sorry to learn that your dinner...

Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't quite grasp why it's a five star hotel, I would say a reasonable four star. Just a bit tired around the edges really. The staff are lovely however which makes up for any building shortfalls in my opinion. Location is good, and breakfast very good. Rooms hard to regulate heat in and can sauna you at times.

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StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The St. David's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nazareth9 Thank you for taking the time to post your review and your kind comments regarding my team here at St David’s Hotel. The hotel will soon be embarking on major renovations to the whole hotel which will restore it to its former glory. I do hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future....

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The St. David's Hotel is situated on the waterfront of Cardiff Bay. Dynamic and contemporary in style, the hotel incorporates an impressive floor-to-ceiling, glass-backed atrium that provides a vision of space and natural light. All bedrooms have private balconies and waterfront views. Just five minutes from the centre of Cardiff, St David's Hotel is adjacent to Mermaid Quay with a wide range of entertainment including The Wales Millennium Centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The St. David's Hotel

Address: Havannah Street, Cardiff CF10 5SD, Wales (Formerly The St. David's Hotel & Spa)
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range: RM470 - RM1,579 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The St. David's Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 142
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Also Known As:
St. David`s Hotel Cardiff
St Davids Hotel Cardiff
Cardiff St Davids Hotel
St Davids Cardiff
The St. David's Hotel Cardiff, Wales
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Cardiff
#9 Luxury Hotel in Cardiff
#13 Business Hotel in Cardiff
#17 Romantic Hotel in Cardiff
#21 Family Hotel in Cardiff
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“Top floor excellent views overlooking the bay”
 of 5 bubbles briancarpenter2016, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
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“room 709 was great with a separate sitting room .”
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“Views from all rooms of Cardiff Bay.”
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“need to make sure recently refurbished”
 of 5 bubbles Springer114, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
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