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Penrhys Hotel

127 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9PJ, Wales
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Ranked #45 of 80 Hotels in Cardiff
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely old Victorian House in Cathedral Rd Pontcanna:Helpful friendly staff; free parking at the back. Although on a main road, the room we had was quiet, clean with more than adequate comfort. Beautiful traditionally decorated Breakfast Room and very decent cooked breakfast for £5 per head. Fantastic value for money. Only negative was that their wifi lease had expired so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here while visiting my daughter who's a student and was singing in a concert. I rang to check times for checking in and the owner invited me to call if I was held up to after 11pm and he'd keep reception open for me. The room was clean and the bed comfortable, though fittings and electrics showed the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I stayed for a night whilst on business in Cardiff. The on-site parking to the rear is handy. The hotel interior is somewhat dated and looking a bit tired, but there is a grand dining room where breakfast is served on the first floor. Room was clean and of a decent size.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Rooms clean and decent size. Parking onsite is handy. Hotel is a bit tired and dated but fine for a short stay. Only thing wrong really was the lack of hot water for shower. Would stay again. Never had breakfast as checking out time was 10 am which is not the best with a hangover.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I stayed for a week whilst working in Cardiff. The location is good and plenty of parking and its an interesting building with lots of character. The room was large and had everything you needed but was very dated and rough round the edges - clean (ish) but lots if minor quibbles like holes in the sheets, hairs in bed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

lovely hotel, clean and tidy and lots of space. had a breakfast in the morning which was really tasty too. Will definitely be staying again :). good location as well not a far drive from St Davids shopping centre. Owners are lovely and will do anything for you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Friendly staff, nice, quiet stay, not far from the city centre, or the central bus station. Lovely garden view from the hotel room, and the room has classic Victorian outlook. Good breakfast. Will recommend to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had a good stay here to go Christmas shopping, the rooms are old fashioned in style but it was clean and tidy and functional, tea and coffee in room, car park at rear, no wifi but didn't ask either so may have just needed a password? Rooms were hot but was cold outside so was nice and a good... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

You get what you pay for. About a 10 minutes walk to the centre. The rooms are old looking and make sure if you book a triple you actually then request one. Very misleading. The staff were friendly enough but nothing special. Wi-fi did not work despite several attempts. Overall basic and I wouldn't stay again. But if for one... More 

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