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Cayo Arms

36 Cathedral Road | Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9LL, Wales
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Ranked #27 of 45 Cardiff B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just outside the city centre, bonus of free parking. We stayed one night, car park is behind the hotel, the entrance is down a very small road to the left of the pub then turn right at the end. Pleasant area with restaurants and pubs very close. Friendly check-in, nice room with kettle, shower wash, TV etc. We walked everywhere... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Very near centre of town. Friendly staff. Adequate room. Very good breakfast. Room No. 1 at the front of the building is right on the main road & therefore a little noisey. If you want to catch the bus into town, get Cardiff Bus, as it's loads cheaper than Stagecoach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I recently stayed at this Hotel where I was truly looked after by the staff. The chef I think his name was Manuel or Martyn made me some amazing food during my stay when talking to him you can tell he has a passion for it. If you happen to be in the area definitely give it a go. Even... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We had a weekend break in Cardiff to see a show. Very pleasant staff, good room (once the heating had been fixed!) and only a 15 minute walk from the city centre. The bar noise was very loud but stopped promptly once the pub closed at 11.30pm. We ate here on the first night, but it was a very disappointing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Stayed here with my boyfriend for New Year's Eve, staff were so welcoming and kind, they ha stopped serving food but when we asked they made us some food no complaining! Has car parking! Which you don't always find. Room was cosy, 'homely' warm all night! No complaints about this hotel remember you get what you paid for! Fab! 5*... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

I recently stayed here as part of a group and I have to say what a fantastic stay it was, was pleasantly greaten, rooms could have been better but I thoroughly enjoyed my stay :) I would definitely come back and think the staff are great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Just got back from Cardiff after a quick one girls night away to see Madness in concert! The Cayo Inn is an ideal place to stay when visiting Cardiff. It is a short taxi ride from the station or a very pleasant walk especially after you have off loaded your luggage. The Cayo itself is excellent value for money, very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Located on the 'town end' of Cathedral Road, the Cayo is within easy walking distance of Cardiff city centre, with the length of time taken mainly governed by whether or not you want to enjoy the sights and sounds offered by a route that takes you via Pontcanna Fields, Sophia Gardens and Bute Park. When we visited for an overnight... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Cayo is just outside the main City Centre, and therefore isnt as expensive as the central hotels. Walking distance to the castle, but probably best to get a taxi from the station. The Cayo is a residential pub, so there is obviously associated noise. Allowing for that, the hotel is great value for money. Nice and clean ,comfortable bedrooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The staff were all so lovely and nothing seemed to be too much trouble for them! Just so nice and friendly! Very good price and with breakfast included and 20% off any other food, you couldn't ask for more! The food was also tasty and great sized portions! The rooms were lovely...tea/coffee making facilities, tv and a very comfortable bed!... More 

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