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Essex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed staying here in a beautiful building that originally was a top end villa in a tree lined avenue in central Cardiff.Internally it is clean but needs renovation.Decor is tired and very old,lots of stained glass and fancy fittings from the early 20th century. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. Good value for money in top location.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were great, very friendly, fantastic location ten minute walk to the city centre, bed very comfortable and clean, parking at rear of hotel is always a plus, good breakfast, only bad point, the hotel was very dated and tired looking, in need of a little tlc.

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Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Lovely b&b, room was great, was three of us and was expecting a double and a single, but we had two doubles!! Amazing. Service was brilliant, the lady at the front desk and believe was the owner was so kind and friendly, was asking if me and my friends had a good night out and everything. Very happy with our... More 

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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I can't complain about the staff, the food at breakfast, the service or the cleanliness. But the place feels seriously run down and needs a full refurbishment. It looks like it hasn't been decorated in about 50 years and parts of the hotel are really tired. The location was perfect and we felt really safe leaving the car in the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The hotel is located in Cathedral Road, Cardiff´s main accommodation street, within walking distance of Sophia Gardens, Bute Park, the castle, the city centre, the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Central station and the main bus station. It is particularly close to the National Express bus stop which has recently moved to Sophia Gardens. I stayed in a second-floor room which I... More 

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Florida
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35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Penrhys is an old fashioned, family run B&B. No more, no less. The most striking thing is the décor - 18 rooms on three floors. it's a blend of Victoriana, heavy William Morris-style wallpaper and a touch of the 1970s, which is probably the last time it was decorated. It reminds me of B&Bs I stayed at as a travelling... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Friendly service upon arrival. Unfortunately the card machine was not working and had to pay by cash receipt not given or offered later found out another guest had paid by card. Room was small but adequate. The wardrobe door didnt close properly, the veneer coming off of surround. didn't appreciate being woken up at 5.00am, by the noise from room... More 

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Thank Elaine W
Oxford, England
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

This is a Bed and Breakfast establishment The welcome is warm and friendly The rooms a clean and tidy When we stayed there, it was very hot. Unfortunately there is no A/C in the rooms, but to be honest, it was not expected. This meant that we had to have the window open over night. Being an inner city location,... More 

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fareham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

When I stayed was only accepting cash payments, as cash machine broken. A little inconvenient as I then had to find a cash point. The room was a little dated. Breakfast was ok. The best thing going for this hotel is its closeness to the city centre and the millennium stadium.

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Bangor
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Location is superb. Car parking on street, rear car-park along narrow alleyway. Check-in super efficient and friendly. Room's decor is dated, but functional - after all hotel is to sleep not to live; room was generally clean. Breakfast was excellent, freshly cooked. For an overnight/short stay perfect.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cosy bed & breakfast ideally situated within 10 minutes walking distance to the millennium stadium. Free wifi and free secure parking. A warm welcome awaits you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penrhys Hotel

Address: 127 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9PJ, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > South Wales > Cardiff
Price Range: $70 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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