We arrived early and were able to check straight into our room - a huge plus as we were attending a graduation ceremony that afternoon. Front desk staff were friendly and helpful and acknowledged us each time we passed the desk.
Room was ample in size, well furnished if a little dated, and would have perhaps liked mineral water to be available.
We had a drink on the terrace outside chats bar which was really nice. We were attended by a waiter as soon as we took our seats and despite it being busy, were served without delay. Tables were well tended and the atmosphere relaxed - a well run bar!
Dinner in the Brasserie was excellent. We were joined by our daughters to celebrate the graduation and were seated in a large secluded alcove area with comfortable high backed seating. The menu was varied with a great selection of wines to chose from. We were served by a young lady who is currently a student and about to graduate in a week or two. She was very attentive yet unobtrusive with impeccable manners and presentation. The evening was flawless and this young lady, who's name I failed to note, is to be commended on her excellent service.
Breakfast was again well run despite it being very busy. A great selection of fruits, cereals, cold meats, pastries, youghurts as well as a great range of hot food from the buffet. Tea and coffee arrived without delay and we enjoyed a nice relaxed breakfast to start the day.
We had pre-paid for two nights having booked through a booking agent. Unfortunately our plans changed with short notice and we had to leave after the first night. We were there long enough however to be impressed at the level of service afforded to us by every member of staff that we encountered. It was also nice not to need an interpreter when calling reception, ordering food, and speaking to the housekeeping staff.
My only negative comment would be that £15 a day car parking should be £15 a stay! or even better… FREE !
Well done Marriott..just wish we could have stayed for the second night!
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- Also Known As:
- Marriott Cardiff
- Cardiff Marriott Hotel Wales