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Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Longniel Close | Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff CF10 4EE, Wales
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having reach the Hotel we were greeted by friendly staff who were really helpful, its a shame our rooms were not quite ready but we could leave cases in a secure room so we could go exploring straight away. Cardiff Bay only 10 minutes walk away so much to see and do there we ventured out on a trip round... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great place- stayed here without a car but was a pleasant walk to both the bay and cardiff centre. The staff was so helpful and friendly. The only down side is the ice machine wasn't working very well but they went out of their way to fetch Ice from the bar, always with a smile. Rooms clean, comfortable... More

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A review of Hotel Holiday Inn Express –Cardiff Bay in Wales. We stayed in the above hotel in the last week of June this year .It was a stay with happy memories.The Waterfront area of the old East Dock in Cardiff Bay is just on the back side of Holiday Inn Express. This hotel has spacious rooms and some of... More

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Southsea, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room and sofa bed made up and very clean. Reception was easy and welcoming, the breakfast was plentiful and finding extra decaf for my wife was easily dealt with. We left after a good night's sleep to visit Dr Who, just a 20 minute walk away. We noticed they were replacing mattresses and sofa beds as we checked out.

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Karen M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear Simon W Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review of your stay with us. It's fab to hear that you enjoyed your time here at the hotel. Kind Regards Karen Matthews General Manager More

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4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This holiday inn with other holiday inn in the uk are typical for a budget hotel. Clean and tidy., with some signs of ware and tare. There is one significant difference between holiday inn and premier inn and thats the mattress, the ones you get in a premier inn are far more comfortable. As a fairly frequent user of either... More

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Karen M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear mexicanlights Many thanks for your valuable feedback. We do know that there are lots of choices when it comes to accommodation in Cardiff - and I'm really sorry to read that we didn't quite meet your expectation on this occasion. You may be pleased to know that we took delivery of some brand new mattresses this week - which... More

St.Albans UK
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel in great location and clean, comfortable rooms. Aircon was superb considering the 30 degree heat outside. From Receptionist to Room Cleaner, to restaurant staff at breakfast were all so genuinely kind, friendly a and accommodating. Well done!

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Karen M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear richea1 Thank you for taking the time to review you recent stay with us. It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed your time with us - and managed to get some respite from the beautiful weather we have been experiencing recently. I do hope that we will have the opportunity of welcoming you back the next time you are... More

Holyhead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed at this hotel Friday the 17th of july until 19th of jult fantastic place staff and management very friendly couldn't do enough for us rooms very clean breakfast very good would recommend it to anyone

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Karen M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear simsfamily2013 Many thanks for your lovely review and recommendation. We do hope that we can welcome you back the next time you are planning a visit to Cardiff. Please feel free to visit the IHG website to have a look for some special offers! Kind Regards Karen Matthews General Manager More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and five other ladies stayed for two nights ,the hotel is in a lovely location ,by the river and as the weather was warm we enjoyed sitting outside chilling with a drink ,a short taxi ride to the city centre or down to the bay .comfy beds ,spotless bathrooms ,and very helpfully staff made our stay a very comfortable... More

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Karen M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear Pobolcymru I'm delighted that you all have enjoyed your break with us and thank you for your fantastic comments. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel the next time you are planning a visit to Cardiff. Kind Regards Karen Matthews General Manager More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The holiday inn is in a perfect location to get either to Cardiff bay (about 10 minute walk) and also Cardiff central (about 15 minute walk) Staff on reception were polite and helpful. Breakfast in the morning was good enough and room was clean and ideal for just a base whilst we were away. Would come back and stay again.

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Karen M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear Katie H It's great to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you are planning to visit us again. We hope to see you soon! Kind Regards Karen Matthews General Manager More

St Ives, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here last night for my daughter's graduation. Couldn't fault the place. Clean and comfy and ultra quiet - best night's sleep I've had in ages! The staff were lovely and helpful and an excellent breakfast too. Brilliant.

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Karen M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear liz n Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay - we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind Regards Karen Matthews General Manager More

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Address: Longniel Close | Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff CF10 4EE, Wales
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Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay 3*
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#11 Family Hotel in Cardiff
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The Waterfront area of the old East Dock in Cardiff Bay is the prime position of the Express by Holiday Inn. Only 15 minutes walking distance from the centre of Cardiff makes a great place to stay, and to view the magnificent local shops and picturesque Arcades.Walking distance to Mermaid Quay and Millennium Centre. It is also situated in the heart of Cardiff's exciting Bay Development. With places of interest including Cardiff Castle, the home of the Welsh Assembly, the Millennium Stadium, The Millennium Centre, Techniquest the Children's Science Museum and the Museum of Welsh Life at St.Fagans, the Express by Holiday Inn Cardiff Bay is your one and only choice for accommodation in Cardiff. The Express by Holiday Inn is located just off M4 Motorway, which makes access very easy, and brings you around the city centre, showing you attractions like you have never seen before. On arriving at the hotel you will find our car park is complimentary to all guests, and plenty of spaces for everyone. For your peace of mind, our car park is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV.Please do not hesitate to contact us for any further information. ... more   less 
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