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Penrhys Hotel

127 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9PJ, Wales
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Ranked #48 of 82 hotels in Cardiff
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
clare c Kent, United Kingdom
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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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Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great house ,we had a fantastic stay here. the staff were really lovely. room was clean. breakfast was fantastic. Great indian the cinnamon tree just round corner,a pub the robin hood with good food and plenty of choices of beer & wine what more could you ask for !! oh and its own car park behind the hotel so your... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Décor, fixtures and fittings appear to be from the 70s, as did the perma-tan sausage presented to me as part of the full English breakfast. The top-floor triple room (no.15) was at least bright and airy - a welcome contrast to the tiny, windowless attic room (no.18) I had originally been offered on arrival. However, the next day my belongings... More

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

I stayed in this place for 2 unfortunate nights. The hotel is very outdated and ugly decoration-wise, but this is ok as it is suppossed to be a cheap hotel (BUT more expensive than a holiday inn so it was a stupid idea to stay here as it was filthy read more) First night we stayed at the attic which... More

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crystalcardiff, Owner at Penrhys Hotel, responded to this review

We have a laundry service with crisp white sheets and quilts,stripped daily, so I really don't understand where your comments are coming from? The toilet rim was yellow but it was yellow toilet cleaner, which does look like urine so I have changed the product. The last 2 negative reviews are yours !! rooms have been checked and reported to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A ball of hair on the bed. Dusts everywhere. Dirts in all corners of the bathroom and bedroom. I have to ask for extra sheets to wrap myself in in bed. Disgusting place! Good location tho. Close to city center. But it cost £175 for 2 nights. Do NOT go there!

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crystalcardiff, Owner at Penrhys Hotel, responded to this review

You booked a triple room so I would like to just say thank you for putting 3 separate reviews on trio advisor trying to make out it was 3 separate bookings!! We have thousands of satisfied guests that stay with us regularly!! I think it is diabolical that you can put such negative lies about our establishment! In future I... More

London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I stayed here for just one night and was pleased to be given a quiet room, which I'd requested. It was a warm day so naturally the room was very warm, eventually cooling down much later at night - no fan or A/C but I had already guessed that for the price, it would be basic. It was a lovely... More

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Watton, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Booked late evening, very welcoming. Lovely, if a bit old fashioned. Good beds. Full English breakfast in price. Well done all round. Great to have help with suit case. If ever go back to Cardiff and need an overnight I would go back.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

booked last minute as in Cardiff for family reasons - it was ok... bit concerned about leaving the car on the road outside but it was fine and no restrictions/payment! The place is a bit tired and decor in the floral 80's/90's so could do with a refresh but room was clean and bed was comfortable which is what we... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here in May after a friends wedding. We normally book with the chain hotels - but everywhere was booked as we left it last minute to book. We knew we would be in late - and out early - so was looking just for a place to crash. Not looking for luxury. We didn't read any of the... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We stayed at the Penrhys on an international rugby weekend, so the price was £135.00 per night. It is perhaps unfair to judge the hotel at this price, so I will be lenient where appropriate. The location is excellent, no more than a mile from the stadium, and with an enjoyable walk in past the welcoming pubs and hotels of... More

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crystalcardiff, Owner at Penrhys Hotel, responded to this review

If you actually read the hotel policy it states to request wi fi in your room, then it's guaranteed!! The heating had been left on by the new manager by mistake!!! Yes we all make them!! Why make a huge issue of how your accommodation was paid you were extremely lucky to have been able to get a hotel so... More

Swansea, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This was not a bad hotel for the price. I liked the decor of the main part of the hotel. Dated but very quaint. The room was small and the TV was not much bigger than a computer screen. That said, the hotel was clean, warm and comfortable. The night staff were a bit grumpy. I had left my keys... More

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Address: 127 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9PJ, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
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A cosy bed & breakfast ideally situated within 10 minutes walking distance to the millennium stadium. Free wifi and free secure parking. A warm welcome awaits you! ... more   less 
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