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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 81 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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29 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No ice bad service no fridge an absolute dump avoid like the plague I honestly have to say this the worst place ever for breakfast all you have is toast and a boiled egg and ceial with no milk just crap

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Aberdare, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here the night before my daughters graduation as it was an early start for us. Booked via booking.com and was £36 which included continental breakfast for both of us. Room was fine, twin beds and plenty of room, one problem was you couldn't open any windows and luckily there were 2 fans in the room although only one worked!... More

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Batley, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is first and foremost a budget hotel. It is as central as you can get without paying a fortune. The hotel isvery basic, and the staff are great. Treat it as a place to sleep and get ready, and then off you go into the bright lights of Cardiff. Stopped there for 2 nights and enjoyed it.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is awful!! As others have said the corridors smelt of wee and the rooms were so hot and stuffy it was unbearable. The only positive was the friendly receptionist. I cannot believe you cannot open the windows!! A fan was in the room but it did not make any difference. To boil the kettle you had to put... 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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Also Known As:
Big Sleep Hotel
Big Sleep Cardiff
Big Hotel Sleep
Big Cardiff Hotel Sleep
The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff, Wales

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