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gwent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here Thursday to Sunday very nice room good staff friendly and close to all amenities would recommend ,station just around corner shops near as well it's easy to get down to the bay only across the road,and the price wasn't to bad as well

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Royal Hotel Cardiff for an overnight layover. Just a few minutes walk to the train station and bus stop to get to/from the airport. It's on a great pedestrian street that has lots of shops and restaurants. The only downside of the location is that there was a club below the hotel BLASTING music on a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seeing the previous reviews for this hotel, we were looking forward to staying here but ultimately we left very disappointed! On arrival, we checked in as normal and when we got to the room, someone's suitcase and handbag were in the room! I don't know if they had allocated us a room where someone was staying or the cleaner didn't... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been staying at The Royal every year for the past 7 years and have never had any complaints. Staff are always welcoming and helpful and the rooms are clean and comfortable. The location of the hotel is perfect for shopping and it is within easy walking distance of the railway and bus stations. The bus down to Cardiff... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided last minute to take a trip to Cardiff during our stay in England. I found a good deal on the Royal Hotel so we went ahead and took it. The staff was very nice and let us check in an hour early. Our room was small (which I don't get people complaining about small rooms in England. I've... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good welcome by staff and recommendation for a restaurant. Very nosiy, inside and outside of hotel. Late comers at three in the morning, shouting and banging doors. Shower not working properly, either extremely hot or a trickle. When mentioned to the desk clerk following morning, his response was infuriating to say the least. 'We realise some rooms are not the... More 

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Thank dewibala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff . Hotel is in city centre this was very easy for us to walk around. Tax year to Cardiff Bay is less than 5 pound. 2 min walk from Cardiff castle. I will definitely come back to Royal hotel .higly recommended.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely spacious room with plenty of storage. The hotel is very modern with fresh decor. The staff are friendly and helpful. Beautiful complimentary wine in the room and a free drink at the bar upon arrival. We stayed for 2 nights, had a wonderful time and will come again next year.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked via my companies agent originally I was told for B AND B and car parking. Took a while to find the hotel. The pod ode takes you to the rear entrance with no indication of parking. Fortunately I was able to find the telephone number and rang. Told that the entrance was around the corner and the parking was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised by how large and modern our room was. A comfortable bed, hot shower, and good air conditioning were also part of the package. The front desk staff was excellent, they made us feel welcome, provided bus directions when we asked, and helped us print out our tickets to the Dr. Who museum. Centrally located.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The closest hotel to the Millennium Stadium gates. The Royal Hotel is the oldest of all the Cardiff hotels and has been welcoming guests to our fantastic city since it first opened it's doors in 1866. Our rich history includes the Captain Scott Room, where Captain Scott and his expedition team held their final public banquet before setting sail to the South Pole. Home to the Barbarians for 25 years etc. etc. Recently refurbished throughout, we're working on the next stages including free WiFi now available in every bedroom.Book direct for greatest discounts and free breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Hotel

Address: 88 St. Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1DW, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > South Wales > Cardiff
Price Range: $62 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Royal Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Royal Hotel Cardiff
The Royal Hotel Cardiff, Wales
Hotel Style:
#23 Family Hotel in Cardiff
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