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“Best budget hotel I've ever stayed in”
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Austins Guesthouse
Ranked #7 of 47 Cardiff B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 6, 2012

Austin's is a great budget option for Cardiff. It is in an excellent location- literally a stones throw away from the Millennium Stadium. The hotel is very clean and has great facilities including flat screen digital TVs in the bedrooms. However, the best part of the hotel is the wonderful owner who is welcoming, friendly and lovely :)

I highly recommend!

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled solo
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Thank BeckyN1988
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Austins11, Owner at Austins Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2012

Thank you for your great review. I am pleased you enjoyed your Stay here with us at Austins. We constantly try to maintain our high standards even though we are at the budget end of the market. Your welcome feedback shows us we are doing a good job. You are always welcome at our house.

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Reviewed September 21, 2012

Been here for vacation with my family. The apartment was at 2nd floor (4 stair ramps), wide, very clean, two bathrooms, a small kitchen with microwaves oven and refrigerator.
Free parking outside displaying a permit vignette that you should give back when leaving.

The only annoing issue was the water pressure for the shower, really too low.

For the rest, this was an excellent stay.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Corrado C
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Austins11, Owner at Austins Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2012

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks for the kind words. I will work on improving the water pressure at the top of the house. I do know it needs a pump.

Regards,

Steve Hopkins

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Reviewed September 13, 2012

I was looking for a hotel or B&B in the center of Cardiff for a reasonable price and the Austins Guesthouse met my expectations. All the other centric hotels seemed overpriced to me, so I decided to book Austin's and we were not disappointed.
It is located just next to the Millenium Stadium and the river, the best thing is that you are in the center of Cardiff but at the same time there is no noise from the street, because the guesthouse is in a quiet street.
Also, our room had a view of the Millenium Stadium, which was very nice!
The rooms are clean, basic, I have no complaints.
The breakfast was very nice, we had a cooked breakfast and I can recommend it.
By the way, it seemed that the lady (I suppose the owner) is doing all the work herself, which I admire.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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Thank MichaelaK94
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Austins11, Owner at Austins Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2012

More happy customers this is what we like to see. Thanks so much for your kind review. Please come back and see us again - you are always welcome.

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Reviewed September 11, 2012

stayed in Austin's guesthouse for a weekend in cardiff. cheapest available accomodation we could find, so we didnt have high expectations. we got a superior room, which is on the Austin 2, much newer than the old Austin. Room was very clean, spacious, with a kitchenette with fridge, microwave a coffe kettle. toilet was good too. Only negative was a bad smell coming from the pipes of the toilet, but we kept the toilet door closed all the time, so the bad smell remained in the toilet and didnt bother us in the bedroom. Location is great, in the city centre yet away from the croud, literally a 2 mins walk to castle street, and less than 10 minutes walk from the train station through the canal. Lovely place, definitely recommended. A big thank you to the old lady who seem to be the owner of the accomodation, for lending us the cardiff map while we were going around to look for the turist office.

Room Tip: superior room in the Austin 2 are very good, specially the ones with the canal view. The Austin buil...
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  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 8, 2012

We found the accommodation to be excellent value for money and the staff were very friendly and accommodating. Breakfast was well cooked and plentiful with a good choice of options. The room was very clean and we found the kitchen area very useful. Parking was available immediately outside the premises and the location was well within easy walking distance of the city centre, from memory only about 4 minutes from Austins Guesthouse.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Rob C
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Austins11, Owner at Austins Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2012

Thanks for taking the time to write this review for Austins. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay here with us in Cardiff. It's so refreshing to to read a nice, accurate review of what we have to offer and what we are constantly trying to achieve. You are always welcome at our house.

Regards,

Steve Hopkins

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Reviewed September 1, 2012

A group of us have been staying at Austins for a number of years now We stay in Austins 2 which has recently been refurbished. The rooms are excellent and very comfortable. We all had breakfast which was well worth the money we paid. Ross (the landlady) and her team are very hospitable and if you need information about places to visit they are always willing to help you.
All in all a great place to stay whilst visiting Cardiff.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank Pauline A
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

Excellent stay, can't beat it! Spic and span and the staff was marvelous! Couple minutes walk from everything, right on the river in view of the Millenium Stadium, what more can you ask. Only the Wifi was not working, but they were fixing it! Just brilliant!!

Room Tip: All the rooms were beautiful, the family room upstairs, stupendous-Ask for Austins2 not Austins1
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  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled solo
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Additional Information about Austins Guesthouse

Address: 11 Coldstream Terrace, Cardiff CF11 6LJ, Wales
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Location: United Kingdom > Wales > South Wales > Cardiff
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 47 B&Bs / Inns in Cardiff
Price Range: $47 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Austins Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Small friendly B&B in Cardiff City Centre. 300m from Cardiff Castle and overlooking the river. The Central Bus and Train Station is a 10 minute walk along the riverbank. All the main attractions including the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff International Areana and all the shops and restaurants are just a few minutes walk from our door. ... more   less 
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Austins Guesthouse Cardiff, Wales

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