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The Laurels Bed and Breakfast

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   No 1 The Laurels Cardiff Road | St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6EB, Wales
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Ranked #31 of 43 Cardiff B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013
david e Rochdale, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We were a group of 6 lads coming to Cardiff to watch some rugby. All mid 30s with kids and all very respectable individuals. We paid good money to stay here for 2 nights and I wish we hadn't bothered. 10mins from Cardiff City centre is just a lie. We struggled to get taxis to take us out this far... More

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Anscomby, Owner at The Laurels Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello We did our best in the circumstances! It is not our normal policy to take groups of 6 young men (or women) for sporting events. You may not know that this was as a result of the late non availability of the self catering which had been booked for you all on your behalf. You also received a discounted... More

Rochdale, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

As a well travelled couple we booked this accommodation with the excitement of seeing a lovely part of wales and looking forward to a nice relaxing two days away. When I spoke to the owner about booking a room I felt as if i was being interrogated about who we were, what we would be doing in the area and... More

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Anscomby, Owner at The Laurels Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Disappointing to read this feedback.! It was a major rugby weekend in Cardiff, so a little bit of adjustment was needed. The booking was only made 2 days before so accepted a 1 rather than 2 night booking and arranged a specific check in time to coincide with your arrival in Cardiff so you could travel directly to the game.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Although I did not end up staying at the property, when I made a booking and then then had to cancel. I was happy with the response and service that I received and would recommend this property to the friends and family based on this fact, a fair and polite service

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Carlisle
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Really nice traditional experience with well appointed bedroom and bathroom and excellent breakfasts. The only thing I would change is bigger towels tumble dried for softness. Don't try to diet at breakfast time.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

Lovely - room was large, bed very comfortable, soft carpet, the bathroom was beautiful, really did feel home from home. The bathroom is separate from the bedroom but there is a curtain across the landing so it felt private. If you want a quiet stay lovely surroundings just 15 mins from central Cardiff then this is the place.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
49 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Many outstanding qualities - nice house with lovely breakfast setting. Superb breakfast with high quality produce and eggs from own hens. Comfortable and well-appointed rooms. Very good pub nearby for evening meals. Lovely setting in a chocolate box village. The things that spoiled it - £70 fee asked for single occupancy of en-suite room. This despite website claiming that a... More

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Anscomby, Owner at The Laurels Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments which have been noted, are taken very seriously and various corrective actions have been taken. We regret that on this occasion we seem to have fallen below the standards we set ourselves. We hope that on your next visit to Cardiff you will be pleasantly surprised The Laurels St Fagans More

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

We travelled to Cardiff for a show and looked for a place to stay that wasn't on one of Cardiff's main roads that are full of B and B's. The Laurels had been mentioned by a Cardiff connection as being very nice and in a great location, only about ten minutes straight down the road into Cardiff. Our room was... More

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Dorset
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102 reviews 102 reviews
17 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2010

This accommodation is strangely recommended with a 4 star rating – indicating an excellent standard throughout. The better points of this guest house are that I received a pleasant greeting, is a nice clean house and in a village with an excellent pub nearby serving quality meals and good beer selection. The downsides are innumerable. The entrance is difficult to... More

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Anscomby, Owner at The Laurels Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to write a review and your positive comments. The twin room is indeed small and on this occasion was made available due the family connections with other guests and the family event you were attending. It is usually only offered to family members/children who are travelling with those occupying the larger en suite family... More

Lancashire
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2010

We arrived at The Laurels B & B at 4.00pm to find a hostile welcome, wo be tide if you arrive before 5.00pm, you will be turned away and told to return between 5.00 - 7.00pm. Upon return, we received a little warmer welcome and showed to our room, a double en-suite which we requested. On the surface the room... More

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ross-on-wye, england
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2009

We were going to an event at the Millenium Stadium and had looked for a place to stay in Cardiff, but they were all fully booked. So we found The Laurels and, my goodness, were we glad. It was in such a quiet, peaceful location and only 10mins from the city. All the other places we had tried turned out... More

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Address: No 1 The Laurels Cardiff Road | St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6EB, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Laurels Bed and Breakfast 4*
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The Laurels is a traditional bed and breakfast located in the heart of St Fagans village. Graded 4 stars by VisitWales the Laurels is 10 minutes drive from the city centre and adjacent to the St Fagans Museum. Rooms are well decorated and equipped with tea making facilities and flat screen TV. Catering for the tourist and those working there is free Wi-Fi and parking ... more   less 
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