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The Royal Hotel

88 St Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1DW, Wales
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed in the Cinema room as their first official guest. All i can say is that the room has no windows making it very claustrophobic! It's also so hot in that room I couldn't get a good night sleep!

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carmarthenshire
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not a great place to go to, steps everywhere, hotel was clean. Shower didn't wo in our friends room, told staff and they said ' we are having trouble with the shower in that room! I would not have been happy as I lik to have a shower every day, you pay for theses facilities and expect to have them!!... More 

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Lowood Australia
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70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived in Cardiff for the start of our Welsh tour. Stayed in this hotel prior to, and after our trip to North Wales. An old building, but was clean and tidy, and convenient for us. Pleasant staff; bar; good food in the dining room. If you are a Rugby fanatic, you could not get much closer to the stadium than... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel right in the centre of Cardiff. Excellent access to The Millenium Stadium, The Motorpoint Arena and main shopping area. Just a few minutes walk to the Castle and Bute Park. The staff were friendly and helpful. The room we had was Good sized and nice and clean. Breakfast was a tad expensive, However there was a good selection... More 

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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here whilst watching Dynamo in the CIA, was also a present for my boyfriend's birthday. Booked the Romantic Package which meant rose petals, bottle of sparkling rose & breakfast included. Positives: Room is a nice size and has everything you need. Location is perfect for anything you may need in Cardiff. Free Wifi. Expected a slightly noisy sleep due... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Meant to be one of the best hotels in Cardiff, dirty and disappointing. Greeted by dusty sideboards, chips and used hankies under the bed and peeling bathroom walls. Asked staff to please clean up and although polite there wasn't anyone else in other than the receptionist so couldn't promise anything. Expected high quality, luxury rooms but they're basic and don't... More 

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Wales
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice place ... But breakfast not included... Breakfast is a tad pricey for what is on offer. Staff very friendly and helpful. Wifi free which is always a plus for people. Complimentary shampoo, shower gel etc.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to Cardiff. For first UK Study of Czech Composer Pavel Haas. Hotel has Good Central Location. Bars, Restaurants & Shopping. All Nearby. Good Room. Relaxing Sleep. Like the Reception Being up a Floor. Staff Friendly & Attentive.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't been to Cardiff for a very long time and we thought that we would take the opportunity to visit the City and the Christmas Market. The Royal was centrally placed and it wasn't one of the chain ones so we thought it would have a bit of character. Having got slightly lost getting from the car park, we... More 

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wolverhampton
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit, we returned for an anniversary weekend having had a great time many years ago. Once again we were pleased with our stay, great location, really friendly and helpful people, rooms are sizeable and nicely furnished - great glazing so quiet. Bar is also well stocked with a nice choice of drinks - and brains local... More 

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