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Elgano Hotel

58 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9LL, Wales
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Ranked #22 of 44 Cardiff B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we had arrived hours earlier than the check in time we received a really warm welcome. A parking space was reserved (in a small secure parking area and you will need to be able to reverse well). Our rooms happened to be ready and we were settled in by 8.30 am. The hotel was spotlessly clean and the staff... More

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South Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location and extremely clean hotel in this Victorian (?) property. Dealt with the same female staff member at check in, breakfast and check out who was cheerful, courteous and very helpful. Ensuite bedroom was of standard expected - stayed on top floor accessed by stairs. Breakfast involved a good choice of food. Hygiene rating 5 out of 5. I... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Stayed for a night, nice and clean. Free wifi and close to town so good for business stays. I see earlier points about triple rooms being three beds squeezed in! Shower/bathroom light is automatic which is interesting when it turns off mid shower! Good breakfast and super friendly host. Recommended but not ideal for a romantic break!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The Elgano is a great value place to stay. Very clean, superb showers and good location for central Cardiff. Yes, it's not luxury but when you consider what you get for the price you can't complain. Free secure parking, free fast wifi, excellent cooked breakfast, super friendly staff and all a short walk into town. The owner/manager was very accommodating... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I don't think so. Three of us stayed here in a triple room. There were three single beds in a (barely) double room. There was a third bed 'shoved' at the end of the other two single beds. It was a complete fire hazard. The only reason we even contemplated this place was because every other hotel in Cardiff was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Okay value for money, good bed and breakfast, very accommodating. Make Sure you're at breakfast by 0930 as it stops serving then. Great showers and beds. Great bar. £5 from city centre in a taxi. Very friendly service. TV in rooms No air con Very clean

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Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I would recommend staying somewhere else for a trip to Cardiff. The rooms are incredibly noisy, where you can hear conversations from the hallway, loud noises from water pipes, exhaust fans and the kitchen. The beds and pillows were very lumpy and uncomfortable. Although a non smoking room the sheets and curtains smelled like tobacco/cigarette smoke. The room was dusty... More

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Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant at Elgano's is fantastic. I enjoyed the mussels and the lamb. But, I wouldn't recommend the accommodation. Not even for convenience. The room was noisy, not from street traffic but from the kitchen. For hours the fan from the kitchen buzzed and hummed. The beds and pillows were not comfortable. The linen and curtains stank of cigarette smoke... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed in Elgano on 14th December in the coach house at rear. The booking was easy and The lady was very polite. The break fast was great with again lovely Staff. Unfortunately there were a few disappointments which were:- Elgano Coach house downstairs make sure you avoid at all costs as the guests upstairs everytime they visited the loo... More

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

My son and three friends travelled to Cardiff for a concert, which was regrettably cancelled. They stayed at this lovely hotel for 1 night. Upon their arrival they were warmly greeted and made very welcome. The boys were accommodated in a family room which was very comfortable and clean and a fantastic shower apparently! Hazel even gave them a lift... More

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Address: 58 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9LL, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
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