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The Big Sleep Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bute Terrace, Cardiff CF10 2FE, Wales
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Ranked #54 of 82 hotels in Cardiff
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    3 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is near to the main centre of Cardiff, it was impressively cheap for the night and although not the Ritz, was clean and had an ensuite bathroom, with tea and coffee facilities in the room. The room was large, with a tv and small fan on the wall. It is not posh, nor is it expensive, just a... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Big Sleep is in need of a redecoration (and definitely new curtains, as the current ones which look like carpet are indeed hideous) but it does the job. My double room was gigantic and clean. It was warm on a July evening and the fan wasn't much use, but not so warm that sleep was impossible. Breakfast was pretty... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Me and my boyfriend had stayed here for 1 night. As its the middle of summer and we've had hot weather every room should be provided with an air con! Our room wasnt, we didnt have the type of windows that would open either, it was just stuffy and boiling, i only had 1 hour sleep maximum. We wen't down... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On one of the hottest days of the year the rooms were hot and stuffy. No air con which is fair enough in a cheap hotel but the windows would not even open! Surely this is against health and safety in this heat.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The last reviewer ED wrote a typically unfair, unbalanced and inaccurate review. This is just one example of others who have done the same. This hotel is in a prime city centre location and the price is unbeatable value for money. The corridors have brand new carpets that do not smell, the rooms are spacious and clean with comfortable beds... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I stay here it I usually get a good deal, I choose it because it's a great location in the city center. Rooms are ok, beds not the comfiest and needs a bit updating. Overall it serves it's purpose and I would recommend to someone who just needs a place to crash and isn't too fussy

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived here at 2.30pm a little early before check in and was told by the not so happy receptionist to wait in lobby for the 3.00pm check in. Fair enough. At 2.55pm back to reception, no, check in doesn't open til 3.00pm! Bang on 3pm, stand at reception, "we'll check if room is ready" I thought this is a great... More

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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this hotel offers great value , it's a little quirky and the lift is really annoying especially if staying on the 9th floor but the hotel is good for the money and I think that's how it should be measured. The location is great for the city centre and the breakfast is sufficient with cereals, hot and cold... More

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87 reviews 87 reviews
30 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If this hotel hadn't been so cheap I would have only given it 2 out of 5 maximum. But when you pay less than £40 for a nights sleep you can't expect too much. Having said that, the room was dire - quite big but it felt like it had been adapted from an old open plan office. The carpet... More

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5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last minute mid-week booking. Very easy to find and drive into hotel car park with plenty of parking available mid afternoon. Efficient, helpful and friendly staff at reception. Large open aspect room on 10th floor had finest view of Cardiff I'd ever had. Public areas like lobbies, lifts, etc. could do with a spruce up as looking tired. Good continental... More

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Address: Bute Terrace, Cardiff CF10 2FE, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Big Sleep Hotel 2*
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Big Sleep Hotel
Big Sleep Cardiff
Big Hotel Sleep
Big Cardiff Hotel Sleep
The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff, Wales

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#54 On the Beach Hotel in Cardiff
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