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Cayo Arms

36 Cathedral Road | Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9LL, Wales
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Ranked #26 of 45 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I am not sure if this review will assist anyone as I think the message has already been received, evidenced by us being the only ones eating here at 1pm on a Sunday. Food was edible but that's about it. Ciabatta was fairly stale. Chicken was small portion and did not taste great and chips were not cooked properly. It... More 

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louisemt82, General Manager at Cayo Arms, responded to this review

I would like to apologise that we did not meet you expectations on your visit. Although this is the second review containing the same text, Your first back in February shortly after your visit. I spoke with my staff member who served you that day and they assured me that the appropriate check backs were carried out giving you the... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Delabole, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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Bristol, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Swansea, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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58 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
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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