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The Royal Hotel

88 St Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1DW, Wales
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Ranked #21 of 80 Hotels in Cardiff
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our tour of Wales was beginning on Sunday morning, so we needed a downtown hotel for Saturday night. Little did we know that Saturday was the Grand Prix in the Millenium Stadium and the atmosphere was like that of an English soccer match. The Royal Hotel was the only place where we could get a room -- six months in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have just got home after staying here overnight on a Saturday. The location is fantastic your right in the heart of the city, and despite this never heard a sound when we decided to go to bed. The room was slightly small compared to other hotels ive stayed in but only used it for sleeping which was fine. Bed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Myself and my girlfriend have stayed twice now, both times have been nice, comfortable and quiet. The hotel is clean, the beds are very comfy, the shower and toilets are excellent. Location is amazing if you want to explore the city. 5 min walk from the castle and the millennium stadium . On a street full of nice bars, restaurants... More 

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

Excellent hotel in the heart of the city centre. Being the oldest hotel in Cardiff, they obviously didn't have a requirement for car parks when it was built but there is discounted access to a nearby car park only 2 minutes walk away. The bar was nice but very expensive - approx £8 for a pint and a half of... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a place just to sleep, definitely not a wonderful hotel experience, the hotel does not even have a welcoming entrance! The signage is so poor that if you are driving there for the first time, you will likely miss it. Nearest parking is at least 150 yards away. It is very close to local nightlife area of Mills... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went on a Monday so got the hotel for cheap. Room has aircon which is great!! Good sized rooms, friendly staff, VERY close to the shops, bars, clubs, restaurants and bus stop for Cardiff bay!!!! I don't have anything negative to comment on. Would stay again!

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room was dirty and well past its prime - Shower was full of green mold with a broken door, worktop coming apart and grubby, broken toilet seat and floors also dirty. The room itself was small and dusty again floor in need of a good clean, dirty skirting boards and sockets. Duvet and pillows where also long passed needing an... More 

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

I travel to Cardiff regularly and after sampling many hotels, this now the one I always come too - lovely rooms, very comfy bed, great price, friendly staff and brilliant rewards package. Highly recommend it!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a great location, minutes walk from Cardiff Central train station. The front of the hotel gives the wrong impression but once inside the hotel has a lovely boutique style about. The staff on reception were extremely friendly and helpful. The room had everything that we needed for one nights stay although the shower kept turning on and... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is great if you want to get drunk and party, not ideal if your to see a show at the millennium centre. However the Rooms are well kept and spacious. The parking is an NCP, not easy to locate but it's near enough to the hotel. The staff are friendly and very helpful just a shame about the hotel... More 

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