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Penrhys Hotel

127 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9PJ, Wales
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Gloucester, UK
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is a little tired no getting away from it but it is charming and comfortable for an overnight stay. I was greeted by the owner on arrival who was very pleasant and check in was very quick. I had a double room for single occupancy and to be honest the room was quite small, I wouldn't want to... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Down for a couple of days break and stayed in room 2 lovely, clean,warm and comfortable Read some of the reviews from last time I stayed and ain't no pleasing some people as to be honest I've been staying here every time I come to Cardiff for many years now and stayed in a lot of the rooms here and... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

First, I should say that my partner and I like quaint, old-fashioned hotels and B&Bs. That's why we went for the Penrhys when we stayed in Cardiff for 2 nights over New Year. Sadly, we were deeply disappointed with our experience. Although the building certainly has character, the state of it currently and the way it is being run makes... More 

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Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Booked for new year. The price was much cheaper then most places and its situated in a good location so we could forgive the old fashioned appearance. The room was spacious despite the dark decor and it was very clean, as was the whole hotel. One of the beds in our twin room was in need of replacing with springs... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

stayed here over new year. it is located about 10 minutes walk from city centre and there are a few bars in the surrounding area. didn't have breakfasts. room was fine and clean. shower wasn't the most powerful but you expect that in these old hotels. it's cheap and good value for money.

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Acerra, Italy
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Room was good enough and clean enough. Confortable bad and ensuite bathroom. Table with 2 chairs. Even booking a double they gave me a triple bed room. Nice environment really Victorian style. Really quite and elegant area. Second floor room. Poor and slow wifi. No AC plug next to the bed. Had to pay at the checkin time. No AMEX... More 

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

An imposing Georgian terraced townhouse, the Penrhys is an unpretentious but welcoming hotel. Decor and fittings are from another age yet strangely in keeping with the unapologetically old-fashioned welcome and service. Reception and check in friendly and efficient. My room, 16, at the top of the house was spacious and cozy, with a lovely comfy bed. Breakfast in the airy... More 

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newent
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

A good nights stay, stayed for one night arrived early was allowed to leave car so we could go off shopping, staff friendly and helpful. Room was nice dated but clean. breakfast was great, no problems will definitely stay again.

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wales
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Last minute booking. Didn't have time to check the TA reviews. Positives - good location, parking, price,free wifi, comfortable bed. Negatives - Scruffy, mismatched, dusty, rusty and strange. They charged extra for taking these new fangled credit and debit cards. Bizarre combinations of styles and eras. Black flowers in window? Four poster bed with nothing on the posts? More haunted... More 

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Thank welshplato
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42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

cheap clean and a comfortable bed for the night, this is the Penrhys cathedral road Cardiff. not the Ritz but if you want somewhere cheap this is the place . wanted somewhere to stay after a family get together and to far to drive home, this did the job a treat . finished of with a stunning breakfast.

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