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The Avala Guest House

156 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 1DJ T, Wales
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The positive points are that the room was very clean, beds comfortable and the guesthouse has adeqate free parking. As you are given a key to the front door as well as your room, you are free to come and go. I was mostly unaware of other guests. However, we had no access to Wi-fi, towels were clean but thin... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean and comfortable guest house. The bathroom and room were spotlessly clean. The main road outside is busy but it didn't disturb us. We stayed during 6 Nations rugby weekend. Free secure parking available to the rear of the property. Friendly staff. Would stay again. Easy to find, a short bus ride into the City Centre.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here just for a night..small little room with and attach bathroom. Neat and clean. Wifi parking and heating facility available. Located on ones the main streets in Cardiff and has a bus stop right as u step out of the hotel. Basic rooms can't expect more for 50 quid anyways.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Rooms are ok and the Guest House is satisfactory as a crash pad for a night in Cardiff. I pre-paid and was delayed on the motorway. When I paid I was assured I would get the number of the night porter (starts at 8pm) to let me in). This didn't happen and when I arrived I could not contact the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We have been here with two friends for Easter. We took a three bed room and it was spacious and clean. The service is good and the hotel is just a short bus ride from the city centre. We were really satisfied!

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights for a wedding in Cardiff. The guesthouse is in a great location with a free car park round the back, and only a 10-15min walk to the town centre. The rooms was nice and clean, and although on a busy road the room was quiet and we had a good nights sleep. You cant get much... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We booked this at the last minute and expected very little - we were very pleased with the price, location and stay. It's a simple guest house, clean, tidy and large rooms. We stayed on the bottom floor and were worried of noise - no problem. Simple and nice decor, clean and tidy and nice decor. Little, clean and tidy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Stayed at the Avala, visiting our son at University. Good location, clean town house, reasonably priced. Offer good continental breakfast. Parking at rear, off the main road. No frills, but were quite happy there.

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Royston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We needed a stay for a 2 night break to visit our son at University and for the price this guest house is well located and clean. There was a shower issue for us and other guests which the owners are aware of but is still a nuisance. Breakfast is simple and costs extra but don't ask for the croissants... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Would absolutely stay again. Booked two 3 bedders, both rooms were big and spacious, clean and tidy. TV and other things were good, even managed to hook laptop up to the tv and stream a football match. Free wi-fi! Handy car park and friendly staff £5 taxi to town or a 15 minute walk

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