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

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Having the central location, the four-star Royal Hotel Cardiff features major attractions, as Saint David’s Hall, Cardiff castle and Millennium Stadium as well as Red Dragon Centre and Cardiff University.

Renovated in 2011, the boutique style hotel offers quite spectacular views over Cardiff city and the Millennium Stadium.

All 64 air-conditioned guest rooms offer heating and triple glazing as well as a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

The hotel restaurant and a lounge bar are available onsite for the guests, serving classic European cuisine and finest wine list.

Hotel can host business events offering three conference rooms with Wi-Fi internet access, conference facilities and audiovisual equipment.

The nearby entertainment facilities are bowling alley, golf with available golf lessons as well as an ice skating.

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

Rooms

The hotel provides rooms for people with disabilities.

Double has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

Twin room offers flat screen TV - 32 inches +.

Room assigned on arrival feature a safe deposit box and an internet access.

All children under 12 year old are staying free, using existing beds, while children under two years old stays in the hotel for free.

Maximum one extra bed is available in the room.

Dining options

Continental breakfast is included into the room rates.

A full Welsh breakfast is available for extra charge per person supplement.

A buffet breakfast is served for GBP 8 per person per night.

In-room dining option is available in the hotel.

The Royal Hotel Cardiff has a restaurant, which serves breakfast and dinner.

The Lounge Bar serves a wide selection of drinks and snack foods during the day.

The hotel itself does not serve dinner.

There are many dining options on St. Mary Street, including American, Italian, Portugese, Thai, Chinese, Mexican, Wagamama and many others.

The hotel does have an arrangement with Mia Porto Duo, located within the Brewery Quarter on St. Mary Street, but meal and drinks can be brought to the hotel.

There are also a number of rooms, which are great for private dining and for large events there is the Captain Scott Room.

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

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Facilities

General

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

Guest Parking

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

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • 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

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

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • 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. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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
  • Cardiff Bay Railway Station
    5000 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • The Meating Place (cuisine: British)
    200 ft
  • Prezzo - Cardiff St. Mary Street (cuisine: Italian)
    100 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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Rooms and availability

The hotel provides rooms for people with disabilities.

Double has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

Twin room offers flat screen TV - 32 inches +.

Room assigned on arrival feature a safe deposit box and an internet access.

All children under 12 year old are staying free, using existing beds, while children under two years old stays in the hotel for free.

Maximum one extra bed is available in the room.

Royal Hotel Cardiff Single Room
Single Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 55 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

Room facilities
    Royal Hotel Cardiff Double Room
    Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 55 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

    Room facilities
      Royal Hotel Cardiff Twin Room
      Twin Room
      Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 55 sq. feet
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

      Room facilities
        Royal Hotel Cardiff Deluxe Room
        Deluxe Room
        Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
        Size: 130 sq. feet
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Spacious room offers a sleeping area and a cozy sitting area. Bathroom has all modern amenities.

        Room facilities
          Royal Hotel Cardiff Room Assigned On Arrival
          Room Assigned On Arrival
          Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
          Size: 55 sq. feet
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          You will be assigned the best available room upon your arrival.

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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
            • Cardiff Bay Railway Station
              5000 ft
            • Bus stop
              700 ft
            Restaurants
            • The Meating Place (cuisine: British)
              200 ft
            • Prezzo - Cardiff St. Mary Street (cuisine: Italian)
              100 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

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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
            • Cardiff castle - 1400 ft
            • Castle Galleries - 2000 ft
            • National Museum & Galleries Of Cardiff - 2300 ft

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 1400 ft

            Places of interest

            • Cardiff & County Club - 700 ft
            • Saint John's Church - 1000 ft
            • Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral - 1000 ft
            • Crowning Glory Silk Veils - 1400 ft
            • Cardiff Castle (Castell Caerdydd) - 1700 ft

            Train stations

            • Cardiff Central Railway Station - 400 ft

            Sport related

            Amusement

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

            Stadiums

            • Cardiff Millenium Stadium - 700 ft
            • Motorpoint Arena Cardiff - 1000 ft

            Museums

            • The National Museum of Wales - 400 ft
            • National Museum & Gallery - 1400 ft
            • National Museum of Wales, Cardiff - Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Caerdydd - 2700 ft

            Parks

            • Llandaf Fields - 1400 ft

            Universities, Institutes

            • University of Glamorgan Cardiff Campus - 2000 ft

            Theaters

            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 - 700 ft
              The Hayes_CF10 1FL, Cardiff
            • Caerphilly Mountain - 1400 ft
              CardiffWales
            • Firing Line - Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier - 1400 ft
              Cardiff Castle, Cardiff
            • City Hall - 3300 ft
              Cathays Park, 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
            • St. David's Cathedral - 1500 ft
              Charles Street, Cardiff

            Restaurants nearby

            • The Meating Place - 200 ft

              Address: 40 St Mary St
              Phone: 02920 22 4757

              64% likes this, based on 219 reviews
              Cuisine: British

            • O'Neill's - 100 ft

              Address: 85-87 St Mary Street
              Phone: 02920 664 103

              63% likes this, based on 57 reviews
              Cuisine: Irish
              Price Range: USD 7 - USD 25

            • Papa Panda - 100 ft

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

              74% likes this, based on 25 reviews
              Cuisine: Chinese

            • Prezzo - Cardiff St. Mary Street - 100 ft

              Address: 106 St Mary Street

              66% likes this, based on 33 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian

            • Brewhouse - 100 ft

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

              80% likes this, based on 29 reviews
              Cuisine: British, Welsh

            Getting there.

            Cardiff-Wales airport is in 14.1km

            Bristol airport is in 37.6km

            By Air

            Upon arrival at the Cardiff airport, visitors can go to the hotel by taxi, train or bus.

            By Rail

            The hotel is in a few minutes’ walk from Cardiff Central Station. First Great Western trains offer discounts on advance bought tickets. Rhoose train station is reached by a shuttle bus which departs from outside the airport.

            By Road

            As the hotel is located in the heart of the city, car parking can be difficult and reservation will be needed.

            By Bus

            All buses, local and national, arrive at the Central bus station located next to Cardiff Central Station.

            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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            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

            Individual 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
            • Cardiff Bay Railway Station
              5000 ft
            • Bus stop
              700 ft
            Restaurants
            • The Meating Place (cuisine: British)
              200 ft
            • Prezzo - Cardiff St. Mary Street (cuisine: Italian)
              100 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

            Use Badge