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Bubba's Place

179 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 1AH, Wales
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I totally understand the concept of cheap and cheerful, but this was cheap and disgraceful. When we arrived, the lady on front reception was runde (she was the wife of the owner). she handed us a set of keys and when we walked up the grimey stairs we had actually been given keys to someone elses room, who has all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Booked this as a stay over for myself and a few mates from university. The rooms were clean (not exactly the ritz but very good for the price paid), staff friendly and was just far enough outside the city centre to be quiet. The bar and pool table were all very good for just a few drinks before going into... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Just spent a hen weekend in Cardiff and found that the location of bubbas great, bus stop just over the road and the friendly host made the stay a good one. This is a buget hotel but for girl's and guy's on a buget it has it all and a fab breakfast thrown in. Will definately use them again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

my partner and i stayed here for the olympics....just one night was more than enough,our room was smelly dirty,hairs on the old bed..i wouldnt shower in that room..i slept fully clothed and could still smell the room long after i had gone...we were offered free breakfast but i wanted to leave asap!! we paid £80 which is to be expected... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

thanx for a great stay, really enjoyed it. lovely people & very friendly... amazing price £25 with a good breakfast but too hung over to eat it all lol... thanx to your son for the putting upwith the early morning drinking after we got in from clubbing, bless him lol... shame you are closing.. would of stayed again, no other... More 

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Reynalton, null, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Lets start with the good points: Friendly staff Cute rabbit in reception Breakfast was good Bad points: No matching furniture Smelt of cigarette smoke in the hallway by our room 9" hairs on the floor of the bathroom which certainly weren't mine or the two other blokes I was staying with Needs a proper shower in the room not a... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Hi, we stayed at Bubba's place for 2 nights for a hen weekend, yes the place could do with a make over, and showers that don't flood the bathroom lol..... But for £25 per night Bed and Breakfast it was great value for money, 24 hour bar, 24 hour reception desk, awesome english breakfast, great location I can't fault the... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

i travelled here with friends for a weekend away in cardiff. great location in the city, a short distance and cheap taxi fayre to get to all the best nightlife. the family were very friendly and helpful and made the effort to make conversation with us. they also booked us taxis and told us all the best places to go.... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Hi, just came back today from a mad hen do in cardiff and stayed at bubba's place, it could do with a little paint here and there and a shower that doesn't soak the full bathroom lol. For the price of £50 for the weekend couldn't really complain and ther breakfast was fabulous and 24 hour bar so just what... More 

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Vernet-Les-Bains, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

A vast sprawling sort of place that has a down market feel. Although clean, the appearance is a bit tatty and basic. Public area could do with decorating and some pictures and plants to make them more welcoming. The staff were friendly and actually apologised for the attic double room we had been given. The sloping ceilind made it dangerous... More 

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