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36 Cathedral Road | Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9LL, Wales
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Ranked #29 of 43 Cardiff B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here as a group of 4 friends, mid-week for three nights and were very impressed with our stay from start to finish. The staff were very friendly and polite, our room was much better than we'd anticipated considering how very reasonably priced it was. The location is great, within easy walking distance of buses to key attractions in... More

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4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

after a busy day in Cardiff we checked in to this great hotel. the staff were warm and welcoming and showed us to our room. he also showed us the fire escape and told us all the relevant information for the hotel. much to our surprise there was a tv in our room. the room was very spacious and had... More

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We booked a room for 4 for 2 nights for the Heineken Cup weekend & were extremely pleased with the accommodation, especially for the price. The hotel is 20 minutes walk from Cardiff Central station & you pass the Millennium Stadium on the way. A reasonably quiet area, but not far to walk to the busy town centre. The room... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Had a fantastic nights stay at the Cayo Arms the Landlady was very helpful and accomadating. The breakfast in the morning was superb and the fact that I am vegetarian was catered for. The beer was also fairly priced. Will definitly be booking again.

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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The hotel is situated right next to a park which is strolling distance from Cardiff Castle and the centre of town. Although the room was quite basic the staff were friendly and the breakfast was good. The Wifi was a bit dodgy apart from that it was a pleasant stay.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The Hotel was helpful from the very beginning. They helped us with our bags (no elevator) to our room, made breakfast for us when we were late for breakfast and called a taxi for us each time we needed one. We had supper one night at the hotel and the cod dinner and the Beef and Ale pie were excellent.

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Tenby, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
27 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

The building looked lovely and inviting from the outside and the manageress was very nice. Our double room was spacious and the bed very comfortable. However, Marston's Inns need to update the bathroom(s) quickly as they are dated and very tired (Room 5). The room lacked basic facilities such as a hair dryer and glasses in the bathroom. Breakfast was... More

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Powys, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Upon arrival the staff were welcoming and showed us up to our room. The room was very spacious and had lovely furniture. The bed was comfortable and the room was lovely and warm. Had a drink in the bar in the evening and the staff were lovely again, they are a credit to the hotel. Only issue is the walk... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The room was clean and the bed was comfy. The Cayo Arms is a great base as it is a short walk to the city centre. The bar stays open until 12 and you can access the rooms after this by a side entrance.The breakfast was nice and freshly cooked. We will definitely stay here again

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Within a couple of moments of getting to my room I was desperate to leave I had booked a single room. It had a radiator that was either on or off ( via a spanner...) , but nothing in between. The window did not shut. The bathroom door opened onto the sink. It looked old, dirty and in desperate need... More

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Address: 36 Cathedral Road | Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9LL, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
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