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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited Cardiff with my family. This hotel is fantastic modern and clean. On my next visit I will be staying here again. Was on the 3rd floor and the view was amazing. The bar was brilliant and the staff were all fantastic.

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Thank Emily T
Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a night as we were having a staff party in town. We saw it advertised online and weren't expecting much as it was fairly cheap. But we were very pleasantly surprised! The room was very clean and spacious, the TV was a great addition and the staff were wonderful. We asked about room...

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Thank Ellie N
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great, central location, within walking distance to the castle, and well priced, but I had water issues throughout my stay - toilet would not flush, shower stopped midway. Should have been forewarned.

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Thank Ada B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are lovely and clean, with a modern decoration. Bathroom immaculate. Good job from the housekeeping team. It was amazing got a vouchers to use in the bar, Great Staff! We definitely will be back.

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Thank Boris P
Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were lovely and very helpful. For what we paid for our stay, considering the hotels location was very good. However, there are problems which I can appreciate are not easily fixed. The room was VERY hot, more so probably because we were on the 5th floor. Noise from outside despite being mid week in Jan was still quite...

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Thank kym2017
New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Manager & staff were extremely helpful & friendly. Suggested things to see & do. We had to change rooms (not their fault) & they were very gracious! The towel warmers were awesome! Loved the great Welsh breakfast (not included).

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Thank SMUpony53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely rooms but this hotel isn't 4 star! No way Reception staff very unapproachable in their phones! Don't say anything when guests pass by. When called to swap the wine, as per their say on the placard, been told to come down and get it swapped! 4 start where?! The access to the hotel is painful from either side! Steps...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner stayed here first week of January for his birthday! What a lovely time we had! All the staff were very friendly and helpful and made us feel very welcome. Hotel room was very spacious, bed was very comfy and we had a good nights sleep! The hotels location is fantastic and right in the centre of...

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Thank Eve E
Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very last-minute stay at this lovely hotel. Decor was very contemporary. Location is ideal, on st Mary's street so perfect for a night out. Our room was a little on the small side but was a nice layout. It was absolutely boiling in there and felt a little claustrophobic! We didn't spend much time in the room due to being...

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Thank Jess W
Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked the cinema room for my boyfriends 21st birthday. The room was beyond expectations. The snacks provided by the hotel and the wide selection of entertainment options available was fantastic! They even had rose petals on the bed and a birthday card to him ready in the room when we arrived. No windows in the room did not bother...

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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Hotel

Address: 88 St. Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1DW, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range: RM231 - RM699 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Royal Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Royal Hotel Cardiff
The Royal Hotel Cardiff, Wales
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#22 Family Hotel in Cardiff
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“Disabled room has no towel warmer”
 of 5 bubbles SMUpony53, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“100% recommend the cinema room”
 of 5 bubbles gingercampervan, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Had the delux room very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles gailebdon, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book directly with the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles tpearle, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Check out the hotels website for parking deals (parking about 5 minute walk away) and other deals too.”
 of 5 bubbles LloydsSouthWales, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
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