Royal Hotel Cardiff

88 St Mary'S Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF10 5DW  show map
 4 stars
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Royal Hotel Cardiff

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

GBP 14 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Snack bar

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Overview

Royal Hotel Cardiff is rated 4 stars and is placed about 1.8 km from Wales Millennium Centre, Ianto's Shrine and Mermaid Quay. Renovated in 2011, the spectacular hotel has welcomed guests since 1866.

The city center is about 10 minutes on foot. A cathedral and a castle lie a short distance away.

This hotel is perfectly placed close to restaurants, a stadium and pubs.

Cardiff-wales airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Royal Hotel Cardiff.

Rooms

Royal Hotel Cardiff offers 60 rooms fitted with wireless internet, individual climate control, a DVD player, a mini bar and ironing facilities for a comfortable stay in Cardiff. The rooms look on to the city. The rooms come with private bathrooms featuring a shower, a bathtub and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

A continental breakfast is offered at the lounge area. Guests can savor refreshments and cocktails in the lounge bar. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, Charlestons and CafeJAZZ are about 100 meters from the property.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs GBP 9 per person per night. 

Services

Business facilities include a meeting room, a business center and a photocopier to suit the needs of business travelers.

Relax

Royal Hotel Cardiff also offers cots and video games for guests staying with children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at GBP 14 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   60.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Exterior corridors
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • City view
  • Street view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Royal Hotel Cardiff Cardiff location
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Hotel Address:

88 St Mary'S Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF10 5DW

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City Center
  • Cardiff
    1700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cardiff Central Railway Station
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Prezzo - Cardiff St. Mary Street (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
  • The Meating Place (cuisine: British)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    60

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How to reach hotel

hotel Royal Hotel Cardiff Cardiff location
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Hotel Address:

88 St Mary'S Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF10 5DW

Get directions
City Center
  • Cardiff
    1700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cardiff Central Railway Station
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Prezzo - Cardiff St. Mary Street (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
  • The Meating Place (cuisine: British)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    60

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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Royal Hotel Cardiff Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Leisuretime - 400 ft
  • winter wonderland ice rink - 1400 ft
  • Capsule Artt Gallery - 1400 ft
  • Castle Galleries - 1700 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center - 1400 ft

Places of interest

  • St David's Shopping Centre - 400 ft
  • Cardiff & County Club - 700 ft
  • St David's Hall - 700 ft
  • Saint John's Church - 1000 ft
  • Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral - 1000 ft
  • Crowning Glory Silk Veils - 1400 ft

Train stations

Shopping areas

  • Capitol Shopping Centre - 400 ft

Amusement

  • Bananza 2000 - 400 ft
  • Shipleys Amusements - 700 ft
  • Ugc Cinemas - 1000 ft
  • Shipley Amusement Centre - 1000 ft
  • THE GATE - 1400 ft
  • Cineworld - 1400 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

Stadiums

Museums

  • The National Museum of Wales - 400 ft
  • National Museum & Gallery - 1400 ft

Parks

  • Llandaf Fields - 1400 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • University of Glamorgan Cardiff Campus - 1700 ft

Theaters

  • Saint David's Hall - 400 ft

Local attractions

  • Cardiff Bay - 1.1 mi
    CardiffWales
  • Roald Dahl Plass - 1.1 mi
    Cilgant Bute, Cardiff
  • National Assembly - 1.1 mi
    Harbour Drive, Cardiff
  • St. John the Baptist Church - 1.1 mi
    St. John's Square, Cardiff
  • The Cardiff Story - 1.1 mi
    The Old Library, Cardiff

Near the hotel

  • Cardiff Central Library - 600 ft
    The Hayes_CF10 1FL, Cardiff
  • Caerphilly Mountain - 1400 ft
    CardiffWales
  • St. David's Cathedral - 1400 ft
    Charles Street, Cardiff
  • Bute Park - 3700 ft
    North Road, Cardiff
  • National Museum and Art Gallery - 1400 ft
    Cathays Park in the Civic Centre, Cardiff
  • Butetown History & Arts Centre - 1400 ft
    5 Dock Chambers, Cardiff
  • City Hall - 3200 ft
    Cathays Park, Cardiff

Restaurants nearby

  • Prezzo - Cardiff St. Mary Street - 100 ft

    Address: 106 St Mary Street

    74% likes this, based on 58 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Brewhouse - 100 ft

    Address: 49' St Mary Street,
    Phone: +(44)02920399913

    83% likes this, based on 47 reviews
    Cuisine: British, Welsh

  • Bill's - 400 ft

    Address: 27 - 39 Wyndham Arcade
    Phone: 029 2023 1524

    61% likes this, based on 362 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary

  • The Meating Place - 200 ft

    Address: 40 St Mary St
    Phone: 02920 22 4757

    56% likes this, based on 194 reviews
    Cuisine: British

  • Papa Panda - 100 ft

    Address: 112 Mary's Street
    Phone: +44 29 2039 2039

    66% likes this, based on 10 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    60

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Royal Hotel Cardiff Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Royal Hotel Cardiff

Average guest rating

8.0out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 865 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    7.4

    The room is spacious, modern and comfortable. It's located at one of the main streets, pedestrianized area so nice and quiet. They have a deal with one of the parkings nearby. The staff is very kind and helpful.

    Opening a window is impossible unless you ask reception for it and even then all you can get is slight ajar. For this reason the air in the hotel is heavy. The breakfast at £9-11 is too expensive, I used one of the local places for half that rate. There were tons of dust on the back of furniture pieces.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Great location, near train station, shops, sports stadium & restaurants.

    Unfortunately we were in a corner room which was tiny, not suitable for 2 travelers. All the floor space is taken up with 2 sets of drawers so there is no space for suitcases, let alone a 'stand' for ones case(s). No tissues in the bathroom :(. I would stay here again, but be asking for a larger room.

  • Single
    8.8

    Very good location, excellent staff and excellent value for money. Good room, good checking in and out times.

    I would have liked an iron in the room

  • Couple
    5.0

    Location

    Room603 was terrible; it had a little window towards the ceiling, which made the room feel like a jail ceil, the toilet stunk, dusty air duck, and the room smelled dusty. The bed was slanted to one side caused me to fall off the bed during the night. The redhead receptionst offered us newspapers only to inform us that we would be charged when we were checking out. Breakfast was included but you had to order it through the menu (except basic bread and coffee), however, the waiter never came to take our order.

  • Single
    7.0

    I was very disapponted to be charged an extra £2.00 for paying by credit card. I was not aware of this from your website and think it is a rip off, particularily as I was not given any choice. The hotel's machine was down (along with it's phone system on Monday night ) and I left my bag at the hotel and came back to collect my bag I had left with the hotel. Although I was then given a receipt it was not until I got home that I realised I had been charged this amont. I have not paid this elsewhere. Are you or the hotel going to publicise this rip off?

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Excellent location: wife went shopping, I went to a rugby match and in the evening we ate and drank in excellent pubs and a restaurant. Our room was clean, spacious and very quiet.The reception staff were very polite and friendly. Our deal didn't include meals so we can't comment on the food.

  • Couple
    10.0

    All in all an excellent service, staff were very friendly and helpful, the room was spacious and immaculately clean. This is the second time me and my partner have stayed at the royal hotel and it definitely did not disappoint. Highly recommended. The location is fab, close to the shops/and restaurants.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Central location, comfortable beds, good toiletries

    Wi fi didnt work in the room, the helpful staff bought us a router to still no usable internet. BATHROOM HAD USED SOAP AND TISSUES FROM PREVIOUS GUESTS LEFT IN THE SHOWER

  • Couple
    8.8

    We got the rooms on a discount. Nice rooms, interesting history, nice staff, and great location in the thick of it...

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    the location was brilliant and the staff is very nice and helpful

    i think it was presented as a 4 star hotel which i think is not really true. i would guess of it more as a 3 star hotel

  • Couple
    7.4

    The location and also the price was within our budget.

    The parking was quite a distance from the hotel and made it quite difficult to carry the amount of luggage that we had (I have a back injury). It also wasn't very clear that was where we had to park.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The location is perfect for a visit to cardiff - the receptionist that checked us in on friday evening was a credit to your company

    Nothing - have stayed at the Royal several times and it gets my vote every time

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Good location, excellent vfm just under £60 for the night

    The noise from the bars on St Mary Street - in future would ask for a room not overlooking the main St Mary's Street

  • Couple
    9.2

    Great location everything you needed in walking distance

  • Couple
    9.6

    This hotel was a great find. Right in the city centre, 5 mins walk from Cardiff Central station and Cardiff Castle, literally across the street from the Victorian shopping arcades, it couldn't be more central, and it's ultra modern and luxurious. The staff were lovely and very accommodating. The breakfast was epic. Even the bath products were great, featuring paraben-free beeswax products.

    There was a worrying strip of black mold along the bathtub of room 308 but everything else was perfectly clean.

How to reach hotel

hotel Royal Hotel Cardiff Cardiff location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

88 St Mary'S Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF10 5DW

Get directions
City Center
  • Cardiff
    1700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cardiff Central Railway Station
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Prezzo - Cardiff St. Mary Street (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
  • The Meating Place (cuisine: British)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    60

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCardiffRoyal Hotel Cardiff

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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