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The Avala Guest House

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived for a two night trip with a friend. The room was mediocre, the floors were dusty and the towels rough. The shower was an absolute nightmare - the pressure was non-existent and it kept flitting between boiling hot and freezing cold. Absolutely awful. As well as this, all that was provided was a paltry lump of soap -... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I didn't realize places like this still exist , it reminded me of the places you see on the TV were poor homeless people get sent by the local authority . Its so basic and tired and very warn and run down every thing has been done on the cheap and badly at that . We had to pay for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Realy good example clean comfortable rooms. Friendly staff free wi fi and Own shower and toilet in the rooms. Free car park on the premises ment I could leave the car and walk 15 minutes to the city centre. I would stay again and realy good prices

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We stayed here for three nights to visit Cardiff and games at the Principality Stadium. There were three of us staying in a shared room, which turned out to be the top floor of the house, giving us basically a lovely little flat with a separate living room with sink, separate bathroom and a sink in the bedroom, so we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We were so pleasantly surprised at the state of the rooms and the service. Immaculately clean, couldn't find a speck of dirt or dust. The beds and the room were extremely comfortable with every hotel room fitting and luxury supplied. We were here for a weekend and before we arrived to the hotel/ guesthouse, we didn't know what to expect,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

I have really good memory of this place. Very kind and friendly staff, cosy and clean rooms. I love Cardiff and if I will be there again I will definitely go to The Avala Guest House. It's also near the city centre (about 10-15 minutes walking)

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Chose this because it was reasonably priced with car parking and 10 minute walk from town centre. It was clean and warm.Decor was a bit dated and lacking in room furniture. The only thing provided was a tiny bar of soap so take shampoo and shower gel. Stayed two nights and bed wasn't made, unusual! If continental breakfast had been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Was here for the World Cup from Ireland for three nights staff were very friendly the apartment was lovely and comfortable their was tea hot chocolate etc a sitting room and a good functioning shower near to the city 13 minutes walk easy access to taxis etc

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We were visiting Cardiff for the rugby world cup and boy oh boy were we all being exploited when it came to accomodation. Under normal circumstances I am sure the price for the guest house would reflect it's value, but unfortunately it was definitely not worth the price we were forced to pay! The curtains were not fit for purpose... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

I always stay here when I visit family in Cardiff :-) Opposite bus stops so makes it super easy to get back and fore town. Beds are comfortable and rooms are always kept clean. Staff are friendly & helpful too. Only criticism a couple of rooms I have been in the past the showers have been lethal, either freezing cold... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Avala Guest House is a well presented Victorian property with 16 rooms all en-suite. The rooms range from singles, double, twin and family rooms. All rooms come with LCD TV and freeview and also have complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. There is also free parking and Wifi in our guests' TV lounge. The Avala is 15 minutes walk from the centre of Cardiff and also has excellent public transport links. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Avala Guest House

Address: 156 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 1DJ T, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > South Wales > Cardiff
Price Range: $67 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Avala Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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