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The Royal Hotel

88 St Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1DW, Wales
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazingly well priced for a very central location. Rooms are extremely large, but by not being carpeted they look and feel empty. Unfortunately the room I had obviously had a smoker occupying it previously, so smelt heavily of smoke. Something you would expect housekeeping to pick up before putting another guest into the room. Overall though for the price per... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My whole family loved this hotel. It was very clean and was conveniently located in the city center with lots of restrurants and arcades. The hotel staff was very friendly. It was about 5 minutes from the Cardiff castle and the railroad station. The Taxi stand was right outside of the hotel. Will definitely book this hotel again if we... More 

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Texas
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Royal Hotel in Cardiff is a blend of good and not-so-good. The location near the Castle and St Mary's / High Street is very convenient - the night life is noisy and intrusive. The staff is helpful and accommodating - but uninformed about the Cardiff area around the hotel. The hotel is generally clean but one of our duvee... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

on arrival to the royal it was a little confusing as layout of hotel was a bit mish mash you have to go up to second floor for reception but once we found that all seemed to follow on. the staff were friendly enough but the room we stayed in which was supposed to be a deluxe was a little... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for three nights in a triple room with two of my grandsons. The room was spacious with comfy beds and a big bathroom. Everything was very clean and all staff were friendly and helpful. The hotel is about 5 mins walk from the railway and bus stations and you can get a bus from just across the road down... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was expecting a lot from this Hotel and it's 4* rating alas it did not live up to expectations. On arrival in my room the first thing I noticed was the vast amount of dust on all the surfaces and the very unpleasant brown staining on the grouting by the side of the toilet. I arrived late so decided... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I were having problems so we booked this very very last minute for one night. Perfect place to reconnect. Big clean rooms, comfy beds, friendly staff- a great experience. Great location right in the centre and such a cheap deal at only £59 for 2 of us. Would definitely go back/recommend.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously, I spend 100 days a year in hotels and this place managed to pique my dissatisfaction sufficiently that I have to write here about it. The room itself is decent, apart from 1) the door closing mechanism looking liked it had been subjected to someone breaking in the night before, 2) the noise the cleaners made when I checked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my partner here as part of her birthday celebrations. The staff provided us a superb room, modern and large with a gigantic be! As an optional extra, they provided rose petals on the bed and a decent bottle of red ready for our arrival. The hotel is superbly decorated and being right in the heart of Cardiff means it... More 

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Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked The Royal Hotel for an impulsive night out through booking.com. On arrival I was greeted by two very nice receptionists who informed me that I had been given a free upgrade to a superior suite. The room was really lovely, huge! It was clean and modern, overlooking the bustling street below. We had a complimentary bottle of red wine... More 

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