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The Big Sleep Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bute Terrace, Cardiff CF10 2FE, Wales
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Ranked #56 of 81 hotels in Cardiff
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Entering our room I got a strange deja vu. When I looked at the tiled ceiling I realised it was exactly the same design and layout as a previous 60s office I'd worked in. And that's, in essence, what it was - converted into bedrooms. And I suspect it suffers from the same heat/ventilation problems as my office did. That... More

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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As on all previous occasions, we have really enjoy our stay at Big Sleep. I'm quite surprise to read some negative comments but like always it is all about what one expects. I'm still a bit concern if it comes to staying there in hot summer, ventilation system is not working properly and fans can't substitute A/C, specially in 10th... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Apart from the strange curtains, the blind in bathroom needing replacing and the 4 am fire alarm. A great budget hotel. Breakfast was ok, it was free. . . . So i'm not complaining. Will stay here again.

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Pembrey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Better experience than we've had at four and five star establishments. First impression was that it was very basic although very efficient staff on reception immediately made eye contact which impressed us. I requested a hair dryer and was given one immediately. We asked if we could get a drink at the bar following a concert late at night and... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a bed and a shower then you wont be disappointed. However...here's somethng to consider. On first arrival we we're optimistic, dispite the flahback decor, and the welcome was efficiently friendly. I choose the stairs (to the 5th) as I'm never confident when it is clear one of two lifts has been undergoing maintenance and may be... More

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Yeovil, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to stay with a friend for a night out and a bit of shopping. Location is ideal and the parking was adequate although I would recommend getting there early to get a parking space. Couldn't check in until 3pm but not a problem. Room was a good size with en-suite. The room was also clean and tidy. Great Value... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You get what you see - the "air condition" is a fan attached upside-down to the wall, but at least the room is very, very spacious, which was a bonus. I didn't expect glamour to be honest so I can't complain, and for the price you get you get that level of quality, but with a central location, awesome views... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from staying at the Big Sleep Cardiff, after reading reviews I was dreading staying here. I was pleasantly surprised what a brilliant place to stay. Cheap clean rooms perfect size the location couldn't be better for events at the Motorpoint arena,even though situated by railway line couldn't hear trains at all, continental breakfast was lovely. Would like to... More

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Somerset
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes it was a bit tatty, yes breakfast was only cold food, yes the windows did not open BUT for £36.00 for a double room with breakfast, opposite the concert arena (Motorpoint) in Cardiff it was warm, the staff were helpful, there was plenty of hot water. And we did not see one picture of John Malkevich. I do not... More

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Merthyr Tydfil
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a night in April. Group from work. The hotel was cheap and ideally located. Its not the Ritz but you didn't pay the Ritz prices. The room consisted of 2 x 3/4 beds with plenty room. Bath shower and toilet.Bathroom was a nice size. Bigger than you get at Ibis hotel. Bedroom bigger as well but perhaps not... More

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Additional Information about The Big Sleep Hotel

Also Known As:
Big Sleep Hotel
Big Sleep Cardiff
Big Hotel Sleep
Big Cardiff Hotel Sleep
The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff, Wales
Address: Bute Terrace, Cardiff CF10 2FE, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Amenities:
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #56 of 81 hotels in Cardiff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Big Sleep Hotel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Standard and Stylish Twin Room at The Big Sleep Hotel. ... more   less 
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