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The Royal Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff

3.5-star3.5 stars
88 St Mary Street, Cardiff, Wales, CF101DW, United Kingdom

3.5-star hotel with restaurant, near Principality Stadium
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Notes

Very Good8.4
Location
Great location
Service
Fantastic service
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Amenities
Amenities are not the best
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The Royal Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff

from $49
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Triple Room
  • Cinema Room

What’s around The Royal Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff

Landmarks

  • In Cardiff City Centre
  • Principality Stadium - 5 min walk
  • Cardiff Castle - 5 min walk
  • Cardiff Motorpoint Arena - 5 min walk
  • Cardiff Bay - 9 min walk
  • Cardiff University - 17 min walk
  • St. David's Hall - 5 min walk
  • St. David's - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.) - 28 min drive
  • Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) - 81 min drive
  • Cardiff Central Station - 4 min walk
  • Cardiff Queen Street Station - 9 min walk
  • Cardiff Bay Station - 19 min walk
  • Discounted offsite parking
  • Onsite parking not available

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 60 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-2 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in
The Hotel has entrances on both Westgate Street, CF10 1TL and St Mary Street - CF10 1DW (Pedestrianized). Guests with heavy luggage or disabled access requirements are recommended to use our Westgate Street entrance, CF10 1TL which is step free. Our entrance on St Mary Street (CF10 1DW) is not step free.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • No parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2367
  • Conference space size (meters) - 220
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1866
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • Czech
  • English
  • Italian
  • Latvian
  • Polish
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Dining

Fitz Bar - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

The Royal Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff’s small print

Also known as

  • Cardiff Hotel
  • Cardiff Royal
  • Cardiff Royal Hotel
  • Hotel Cardiff
  • Hotel Royal Cardiff
  • Royal Cardiff
  • Royal Cardiff Hotel
  • Royal Hotel Cardiff

Policies

Please note: Guests who use credit cards to pay for incidental charges at the hotel will be assessed a GPB 2.00 credit card administration fee. There is no charge applied to cash or debit card purchases.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 10 (subject to availability)

Parking is available nearby and costs GBP 16 per 24 hours

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 14 for adults and GBP 7 for children (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for GBP 5 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 561 reviews

The Royal Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff
Exceptional10.0
Best value for money for the cost conscious travel
Of the two hotels I stayed in, in this immediate area, the Royal gave the best value for money. And it is right across the street from a Witherspoon restaurant for a value breakfast
Peter, usOther trip
The Royal Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff
Exceptional10.0
A Gem in the City.
The Royal Hotel, built 1866 is full of history and situated in the heart of Cardiff on St.Mary's St. Easy walking distance to the train station and buses run every 12 minutes. The hotel is privately owned and while it no longer has its grand entrance, it has been nicely refurbished. The reception area and bar are in the starting blocks of an update from what I endearingly refer to as 'brothel chic purple'. There are Bee Hives on the roof of the hotel, with trained staff caring for them, a testament to the integrity of the hotel owner. The hotel is convenient to the castle, great shopping, Cardiff Bay and the airport is accessible by bus or taxi. You'll not find more interesting pubs anywhere on the planet.The staff at the Royal are fabulous with a special shout out to Marcus, Gareth and Raf who were informative, professional and welcoming. We look forward to staying there on our next trip.
Judith, usRomance trip
The Royal Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff
Exceptional10.0
Cardiff
You’ll be hard pressed to find a better location to explore Cardiff. Parking was easy at the lot near bye. Downtown pedestrian walk is just outside the front door. The staff were helpful and knowledgeable about the area. The room was clean and comfortable. A very pleasant stay.
michael, us1 night trip
The Royal Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff
Exceptional10.0
Cardiff
You’ll be hard pressed to find a better location to explore Cardiff. Parking was easy at the lot near bye. Downtown pedestrian walk is just outside the front door. The staff were helpful and knowledgeable about the area. The room was clean and comfortable. A very pleasant stay.
michael, us1 night trip
The Royal Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff
Very Good8.0
We had a good stay. The hotel is very conveniently located in the city center. The parking situation is a draw back. Especially if you do not know about the back door for loading and unloading. The only thing that was a problem was that we arrived at 2 check in was not until 3 and even though the room was ready the only way to check in early was to pay £10. In most other locations if the room is ready they will allow you to check in early.
Carma, us1 night romance trip

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The Royal Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff

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