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The Avala Guest House

156 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 1DJ T, Wales
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Stayed here for a weekend trip to Cardiff. Great location and had a car park which was definitely a bonus! Staff were very friendly and good selection of tea/coffee/hot chocolate on the tea tray. Rooms are a little small but thats what you would expect for a town house hotel. We were on the top floor so that was a... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Me and my partner stayed at this hotel the 29th-31st August 2014. It was wonderful. Not far from the town center. It is a nice walk but there is a bus stop with regular buses that is right outside if you prefer. The room was very clean and very spacious with plenty of room to hang clothes and a good... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Clean, friendly, got infantry from IKEA I know it, got the same mugs and lamps so I kind of felt homely 😀 however it is minimalistic and not for those who want luxus probably are at the wrong place. But we spend allot in town an where not in the room allot. Bed was very comfortable and had a good... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I stayed here with my family for 1 night last weekend. this guest house very nice & clean and staff also nice! My room very quiet :). Free car park. I hope next time if i have a time i will come back to stay here.

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Dublin, Ireland
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I stayed here for Heineken cup last weekend with three others we had a very good time Cardiff is the most amazing and friendliest city I have ever been to the avala is pretty good also clean handy for the city centre comfortable beds even though on main road rooms are sound proofed as it didn't bother us. Very friendly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Stayed for two nights.Location was quite good (and easy to find), walking distance from the center of Cardiff (<10min) and with very often buses. Rooms were comfortable, very clean and quiet, we had no complaints whatsoever. Compared to average Cardiff accommodation, very good value for money.

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