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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014
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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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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 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
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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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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The Hotel was reasonably priced at £40 a night, and more for Breakfast. Breakfast is optional. The couple who ran the hotel seemed friendly enough and the rooms were reasonably clean and tidy. It was fairly quiet so you could get a decent nights sleep. The breakfasts were decent but a little more choice such as more spreads for the... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Great location near my business interests in Cardiff. Also very close to the Millenium Stadium! Hotel has free parking, free wifi, AWESOME 5 STAR BREAKFAST and the staff were more than friendly and very approachable too! Would definately recommend this hotel. Great value for money!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Every year I do a summer jazz course at the Welsh College of Music and Drama. Fed up with the student accommodation we'd had in past years, I decided to book a B&B for a change. Found the Penrhys Hotel online and booked rooms for myself and a couple of friends. Accommodation was clean and comfortable, decor somewhat quaint, excellent... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Admittedly the hotel is a little dated, but depending on your expectations this can either add to the charm or be a bad thing. Think traditional - 4 poster beds etc. However, in terms of what you get for the price, we were very happy. The room was clean which is the main thing - and the staff were very... 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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