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Top Rated Hotels for your Cardiff Vacation

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Clayton Hotel Cardiff
Clayton Hotel Cardiff
4.0 out of 5.0 St Mary Street, Cardiff, Wales
Free Cancellation
$58
5.0/5 (3 reviews)

Excellent hotel close to all amenities. Good overnight parking at the station.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
Located in Cardiff City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Principality Stadium, Cardiff Bay, and Cardiff Castle. National Museum ...
ibis budget Cardiff Centre
ibis budget Cardiff Centre
2.5 out of 5.0 Tyndall Street, Cardiff, Wales
$30
4.5/5 (2 reviews)

Room is fine. Would love to see some additional hooks on walls for hanging clothes, purses etc. Otherwise great.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2018
Located in Cardiff City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cardiff Bay and Cardiff Motorpoint Arena. Principality Stadium and St. David's Hall ...
Hilton Cardiff
Hilton Cardiff
4.5 out of 5.0 Kingsway, Cardiff, Wales
Free Cancellation
$86
4.4/5 (5 reviews)

Very good experience. Nice hotel. Clean room. The 'castle view' was more of a 'castle wall view', but nice. Breakfast was very good and in a very nice setting. The staff is what really made it pleasant, though. A special nod to the porter who help load our bags into the car. Wish we could have spent ...

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2016
Located in Cardiff City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Queen Arcade, Cardiff Castle, and New Theatre. St. David's and St. David's Hall ...
Park Plaza Cardiff
Park Plaza Cardiff
4.0 out of 5.0 Grey friars Road, Cardiff, Wales
$83
4.4/5 (5 reviews)

Nice hotel. Looks pretty standard from the outside, but on the inside, it's beautiful. Book your spa services in advance, though, they sell out quickly. Breakfast is delicious and worth the spend.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2018
Located in Cardiff City Centre, this spa hotel is steps from New Theatre and St. David's. National Museum Cardiff and Cardiff Castle are also within 10 minutes. ...
Future Inns Cardiff Bay
Future Inns Cardiff Bay
4.0 out of 5.0 Hemingway Road Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales
Free Cancellation
$69
4.1/5 (7 reviews)

Great staff,,excellent location for traveling around the areA..had an on-site laundry room, which was excellent.. only one dryer working and dryer very slow , which wasn’t so great. Good amenities in the rooom and hotel. Housekeeping service was a bit uneven, but overall ok. Restaurant was better ...

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2018
Located in Butetown, this hotel is steps from Doctor Who Exhibition and Cardiff Bay. Wales Millennium Centre and Techniquest are also within 15 minutes. Cardiff ...
Cardiff Marriott Hotel
Cardiff Marriott Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 Mill Lane, Cardiff, Wales
Free Cancellation
$71
4.0/5 (4 reviews)

The location of the hotel is great - near all the down-town activities, and the train station. However the room looked rather "tired" - functional, but clearly in need of an update. The room was small, but sufficient. Strangely the windows are full width of the room, but positioned high, so it is ...

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2017
Located in Cardiff City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, St. David's Hall, and Cardiff Bay. Principality Stadium and ...

Things To Do during your Cardiff Vacation

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Cardiff Travel Guide

Where is Cardiff?

It can be great to travel without a plan, but even the most spontaneous travelers will want to have a basic understanding of where Cardiff sits on the map.

It's the national capital of Wales and about 25 miles to the west of the significant city of Bristol.

It shouldn't be tricky to make some new buddies in this corner of Monmouthshire. It boasts a population of approximately 300,000 locals.

Places to Visit in Cardiff

Don't travel to Cardiff without going to much-loved attractions like Cardiff Castle and Wales Millennium Centre. Prefer to go someplace else? Don't stress — you're spoiled for choice here. A few other noteworthy options include the Techniquest and Llandaff Cathedral.

There are many stories and events that helped mold this area into what we see today. Have a look at the interesting displays at National Museum Wales. Like some more options? Explore Cardiff University and marvel at the intricate architecture. You may also book a tour in advance and look around the halls where many alumni, including some who have helped shape today's society, once stood. But that's not all! Take a much-needed break from the more exhausting parts of your itinerary by spending time at Victoria Park.

Car Rentals in Cardiff

Hi-ya, globetrotter. We know you're eager to squeeze the most out of your escape, so why not check out car rentals in Cardiff? Book with Orbitz and get your adventure on the road today!

You can rent a car as soon as you land at Cardiff International Airport. It's hard to pass Hertz and Alamo Rent A Car. Enterprise and Europcar are two other outlets that offer a slightly alternative range.

Sometimes the easiest place to rent a vehicle is right in the city center. Budget is a handy outlet located at 14-22 Tudor Street. Why don't you also look into Avis? They can be found at 14-22 Tudor Street.

Where to stay in Cardiff – Hotel Accommodation

Traveling to Wales' capital city? Have a look at at least 104 hotels in Cardiff on Orbitz and then snap up a suitable room.

In the mood for a luxurious hotel? You'll feel like a star if you choose to crash at the New House Country Hotel or The St David's Hotel. On the other hand, check out the facilities at the ibis Cardiff (Churchill Way) or the ibis Cardiff Gate - International Business Park (Cardiff Gate Business Park) if you're traveling on a tighter budget.

Nearest Airports to Cardiff

Navigating airports can be a bit frustrating sometimes, but the vacation at the end of that long plane ride is always worth the effort. Cardiff International Airport (CWL) is the closest to Cardiff. It's located 9 miles southwest of the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Cardiff

Situated 20 miles from Cardiff, Washford is much loved by tourists. Head to this locality to access Dunster Castle and the Bakelite Museum, two leading attractions that you won't quickly forget. Wedmore is another destination to keep an eye out for. It's located only 25 miles away. If you take a day trip here, nearby attractions including Wookey Hole and Cheddar Gorge and Caves should most certainly be on your list.

No Cancellation Fees

No matter if you've changed your mind or your plans have shifted for some other reason, we won't demand a fee if you have to amend or cancel your booking.^ As we can't say the same for your chosen hotel or airline, it's wise to contact them about their policies.

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