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The Royal Hotel

88 St Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1DW, Wales
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Ranked #23 of 80 Hotels in Cardiff
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92 reviews 92 reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Royal is the oldest hotel in Cardiff with a relationship to Scott the explorer. It is in the pedestrian part of the old City not far from the main stadium and the Castle. It does not have a car park so you need to use the NCPs locally which cost around £12 per day if discounted at the hotel.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here in January this year with my husband to see a concert in the CIA & will definitely use this hotel again. There are two entrances and the reception is a level up from the ground floor but there is a lift. Staff couldn't do enough..friendly & helpful. Rooms weren't very big but they were spotlessly clean & there... More 

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

If you want a city centre hotel that is affordable, friendly and of a high standard you can't beat this hotel. So near the railway station, stadiums, theatres, shops what more could you want. Have been a few times and I can't complain about anything.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location excellent in city centre. Near rail station and Millenium Stadium. lift was out of order on our 1nt stay ,tried giving us a room on 7th floor managed to get one on 5th after pleading it`s a very long walk from reception down corridors up flights of stairs to 5th floor room thank god we only stayed one night... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved this hotel! Double room was big and very clean. Bathroom facilities were fine however the bath is a tad narrow! I've never stayed at a hotel before that had such amazingly hot water and the bath filled in no time at all :) There is room service if you want to make use of it and the hotel is... More 

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Rhoose, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are looking for an affordable hotel but with a high standard room then this is the place to stay. The location couldn't be more perfect as it is right in the heart of the city center. The rooms are a great size and are quite modern. I did have a slight problem with the shower last time I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Royal provided everything we wanted for our brief stay in Cardiff at a great rate The room deal came with a free bottle of wine and best of all he hotel were happy to change it for a different colour if required, in this case we changed it from rosé to white The room was clean and spacious and... More 

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to the Royal Hotel. We regularly stay at another city centre hotel but were unable to on this occasion; how fortunate for us. The Royal Hotel was excellent with friendly and helpful staff. The hotel itself and rooms were extremely clean and tidy which is becoming more of a rarity these days.. Room was immaculate,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant stay. ROYAL HOTEL CARDIFF is near the city center, shops, Castle and the Millennium Stadium, perfect location. The staff is very nice and very friendly. If you are driving you will find a car park near the hotel where you can enjoy special rates.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was just OK! I found myself circling Cardiff for an hour because i couldnt find the hotel, when i finally swollowed my pride and called the hotel for help the receptionist was blunt, abrupt and not very cheeful. I had to call her a few times because i finally decided to park my car at a carpark which she... More 

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