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The Big Sleep Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bute Terrace, Cardiff CF10 2FE, Wales
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Ranked #55 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel by postcode because I knew that it would be close to everything, and it was. The railway line runs right behind it!! We were lucky because there is very little car parking and this is charged at £7 per night. We booked in and were told that we'd been upgraded to a penthouse room (1001). Whether... More

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Lafayette, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location 2 blocks from train station and 6 blocks from Cardiff Castle--everything easy to get to, very easy to find. It's a converted office tower, and the rooms look it. They are bare essentials and nothing more. But it was comfy and convenient and inexpensive. Breakfast was standard fare. Nice pub right next door, city center restaurants a couple... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night between working long shifts in Cardiff. Arrived before 2 o'clock and was told no check in until 3 o'clock, this is shown on the booking and is fixed ! Room was ok carpets were hard and could do with being replaced bed although comfy every time you moved is made a noise. Bathroom was ok but the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basic room and decor. It felt cheap and tacky. Bed very hard and uncomfortable. Okay sleep as we didn't really hear other rooms and our room looked onto the railway. Service was okay. Parking was 7pound per night and if you stay past 10,30 checkout you can pay 1pound per every additionalhour Location central. Bath tub was slippery and the... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we came in on train to Cardiff central & had no trouble walking to this hotel.When we arrived we were greeted walmly & our room was ready.I was travelling with my grandson.They said had given us bigger room as staying 3 nights.Found room & only problem was so warm & no windows that opened.We had small fan & they gave... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was dreading staying here as I had read all the reviews after my husband had booked it. But to be honest it was value for money. We only paid £76 for 2 nights during the Summer holidays so cheap in comparison to others.There are things that need sorting such as the lack of air con/fans attached to walls etc... More

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Bray on Thames, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was perfect. No frills, stag do's and hen do's all over the place, ropey decor, terrible breakfast and a tacky hole for drunken men and women to go and crash in. It was everything we expected and more!! This may sound odd but this was exactly what we expected for a stag do in Cardiff and I am... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the price the hotel is rather average. It is one of the cheaper hotels and you get what you pay for. The staff were pleasant and the hotel was decent. Was happy and would return again. When you stay, the breakfast is free and included which is always a plus. The room was spacious and the bathroom was clean.... More

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Cardiff, UK
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We paid £170 for 2 nights at the big sleep (Friday & Saturday) Unfortunately you can not check in until 3pm unless you pay a £10, we arrived earlier than 3pm and didnt want to pay the fee so left the car in the hotel car park - The hotel charge to use the car park and if you leave... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is not bad considering the price. As people have said you get what you pay for. It's in a good location right in the city centre. We stayed for one night only. The hotel itself is very quiet with not many people around. We were in room 701 right next to the train station but to be honest... 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 Cardiff
Big Hotel Sleep
Big Cardiff Hotel Sleep
The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff, Wales

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