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Thistle Cardiff City Centre, The Parc

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3UD, Wales (Formerly Thistle Hotel Cardiff) (City Centre)
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Ranked #14 of 82 hotels in Cardiff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Preston, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
29 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked the hotel because it was pretty much the cheapest for the one night I wanted to stay. It looked OK on the website, but the reality was better than I had expected. First impression wasn't great, with a bit of a queue at reception, but this was obviously just a difficulty with a guest and we were soon registered... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have stayed here on business many times. Sadly this establishment is, overall, deteriorating. The rooms are getting tired, it has an overpowering 'Febreze' smell, the front desk is increasingly frustrating especially for repeat visitors. The breakfasts are quite nice - when they have not run out of butter (!) I would suggest trying somewhere else.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived whilst preparations were ongoing for the NATO conference and finding the car park was a nightmare. The reception staff however were great and talked us in calmly and in a friendly manner. The hotel is very well placed for shopping and sight seeing with the castle, museums and river all very close to hand. Comfortable room with fridge, tea... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed a three night stay here with friends. Check in staff were efficient, friendly and helpful; rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable, our particular room lacked a view but was not important to us. Breakfast had extensive choice and was efficiently refreshed and well stocked. Again staff were helpful and courteous. We dined here one evening and all enjoyed their... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel in a brilliant location. Was here for a bank holiday weekend to see the sights of Cardiff. It was handy for all of the main attractions and just a few steps from the shops. I was given an Executive King room, which was very nice and located on the 3rd floor. This gave enough space away from the... More

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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130 reviews 130 reviews
33 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our visit started off with my luggage appearing to be lost. About an hour after our arrival, the hotel found my luggage which they had delivered to the wrong room. The staff were very apologetic about the mix up on the luggage. There were no face cloths in the room. We asked for face cloths and they turned out to... More

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England, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

when we stayed here for one night and for the price of this hotel we expected more as parking here we also had to pay and had the most terrible night ever in a hotel from loud noise in the room next to us with tv very loud so we phoned reception and they said they would see to it... More

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Burton, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was fortunate enough to celebrate my birthday here with a surprise meal with family and friends. The hotel could not have done any more to ensure we had the most fantastic time. Our head waiter, Dimitri, was absolutely charming, and the height of professional - nothing was too much trouble. The rest of his team were similarly discrete, professional... More

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London, United Kingdom
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216 reviews 216 reviews
46 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A confortable and clean hotel just some minutes far to the Castle. Rooms are big with a confortable bathroom. Yet, it would be better to have a Television bigger and with more channels. Good value for money.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked Champagne Afternoon Tea at the living Social Restaurant in the Parc Hotel with my daughter and granddaughter last Saturday it was a treat for us as it's not very often we are able to have an afternoon all together as Kayleigh is home from York University. The manager and the waitress were really friendly but also professional -... More

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Address: Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3UD, Wales (Formerly Thistle Hotel Cardiff)
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Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff > City Centre
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Thistle Cardiff City Centre, The Parc 4*
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The Parc Hotel, Cardiff Hotel Cardiff
Parc Hotel Cardiff
Thistle Cardiff City Centre, The Parc Wales

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A grand Victorian building, The Parc Hotel is a landmark in the Welsh capital. Located in the city centre, The Parc Hotel was transformed last year with a multi-million pound investment which saw every area and each room of the hotel redesigned with chic modern décor and contemporary furnishings. The hotel has proven to be a favourite with business and leisure guests, while its Champagne bar is where the city comes to see and be seen. ... more   less 
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