The Royal Hotel Cardiff

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88 St Mary Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF10 5DW
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Cardiff airport is 25 km from the accommodation, which lies in Cardiff Centre district. It is a short, a 25-minute walk of Bute Park. Additional nearby points of interest include the Victorian shopping mall "Cardiff Market" and the Gothic Cardiff Castle.

Cardiff Central train station can be reached in a 5-minute walk.


The Royal Hotel Cardiff comprises 60 rooms, some of them feature WiFi, and comforts like an individual climate control and central heating. These units also have oak-wood floors. The en suite bathrooms are fitted with bathrobes and shower caps. Certain units overlook the stadium.

Eat & Drink

The café serves an English breakfast for the perfect start of your day. Guests are welcome to the 24-hour bar to relax with a drink. This traditional hotel is around a 5-minute stroll from O'Neill's offering dishes of British and Irish cuisine.

You can start your day with a full breakfast, which costs GBP14 per person per day. 


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby at GBP 16 per day.

The staff at the hotel speaks English, German, Spanish, Italian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Latvian.

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

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Most popular facilities

GBP 16 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Snack bar


Flat-screen TV



  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour services
  • Food/ Drinks
  • Laundry
  • TV
  • Lift


  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry


  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Special diet menus


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


  • Video games

Room view

  • City view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Sitting area
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities


  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries


  • Electric kettle


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

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:30FREECheck-outfrom 03:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

Standard Triple Room
  • Bed options:
    3 Single beds
  • Room size:

    8 m²

  • Max:
    3 persons
  • City view
  • Shower
  • Heating
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
The standard triple room comes with high-speed Internet access and views to the city. This air-conditioned accommodation unit is perfect for 3 guests. It also has a private bathroom with a tub, a shower and a hair dryer. The guest room is furnished with 3 single beds.
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Standard Double Room
  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Room size:

    6 m²

  • Max:
    2 persons
  • City view
  • Shower
  • Heating
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
The standard king room offers high-speed Internet access alongside with views to the city. A flat-screen TV is featured. It has an a king-sized bed. The unit comes with a private bathroom with a tub, shower facilities and a hairdryer.
room details
Standard Twin Room
  • Bed options:
    2 Single beds
  • Room size:

    6 m²

  • Max:
    2 persons
  • City view
  • Shower
  • Heating
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
The standard twin room features television and ironing facilities. Maximum occupancy is 2 people. This unit has a private bathroom. It is fitted with a single bed.
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88 St Mary Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF10 5DW
  • City landmarks
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
Cardiff Castle Grounds
Cardiff Castle
490 m
Westgate Street
Principality Stadium
440 m
Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
510 m
St David's Dewi Sant
250 m
Cardiff Market
290 m
Golden Cross Hayes Bridge Road
Wales National Ice Rink
400 m
The City Parish of St John the Baptist
260 m
Art object
Animal Wall
260 m
Museum of Cardiff
260 m
Shopping Area
Capitol Shopping Centre
490 m
Shopping Area
Castle Quarter Arcade
260 m
High Street Arcade
260 m
Duke Street Arcade
260 m
Firing Line Museum of The Queen's Dragoon Guards and The Royal Welsh at Cardiff Castle
260 m
11 St David's Way St David's - Dewi Sant
Statue of Sir Gareth Edwards
600 m
Cardiff Arms Park Westgate Street
BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park
260 m
Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Cardiff
260 m
Womanby Street
Castle Emporium
260 m
River Taff
710 m
Shopping Area
Royal Arcade
260 m
btwn St Mary St & Mill Lane
Wyndham Arcade-Nos 1-39 & Nos 4-32
260 m
Snowdonia National ParkWales
Afon Tryweryn
440 m
Snowdon Walk
260 m
85-87 St. Mary Street
20 m
35 St. Mary Street
100 m
42-43 St. Mary Street South Glamorgan
The Yard Bar & Kitchen
70 m
Ground floor
Viva Brazil
520 m
The Old Brewery Quarter Caroline Street
Mia Porto Due
120 m
49 St. Mary Street Old Brewery Quarter
110 m
10-12 Royal Arcade
Uncommon Ground Coffee Roastery
120 m
52 - 54 St Mary's Street
Charlston's Steakhouse
100 m
78 St. Mary Street
Coyote Ugly Saloon
390 m
38-46 Royal Arcade
120 m
Getting around
Cardiff (CWL) 21.5 km
Bristol (BRS) 75.7 km
Cardiff Central Railway Station200 m
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Great1026 reviews
  • 9.6

    The property was spotless, featured amazing design, I really enjoyed it.

    C.United Kingdom, 
  • 7.8
    Very good

    Fairly clean place, handy location.

    The breakfast was hot, the staff was really polite, free wi-fi. The staff did all they can for a memorable stay.

    PatrickUnited Kingdom, 
  • 9.4

    The venue was always reasonably clean, had excellent staff and rooms. I slept so comfy in the amazing bed. Chic hotel in the centre of the city and in a secure area. Plus I reached a beautifully ornate pleasure palace in 10 minutes by foot.

    TedUnited Kingdom, 
  • 8.4

    The whole experience was such wonderful! Unbeatable location, spotless and interesting place. I liked a traditional decor and modern furniture.

    LewisUnited Kingdom, 
  • 8.2

    Full cooked breakfast was warm, staff was reasonably friendly. Room was well furnished and just average, enjoyed it. Shops and the markets were right next door. Smooth check in & the service was extraordinary. Had an excellent stay here.

    DavidUnited Kingdom, 
  • 8.0

    It was lovely stay, I loved well presented food.

    Hotel was quite big and fab.

    VernonUnited Kingdom, 
  • 9.2

    Clean enough place with lovely staff and location. And near to both - restaurants and town centre. Liked customer service too.

    StephenUnited Kingdom, 
  • 7.2
    Very good

    The location was tremendous, close to everything. Very clean room and even the free shampoo

    RossUnited Kingdom, 
  • 7.0
    Very good

    Everything was clean, free baggage storage after checkout. Ideal location, close to the train station and walking distance from shops

    MaryUnited Kingdom, 
  • 7.6
    Very good

    It's a great property in Cardiff, attractive and competitive value for money. Room was calm and comfortable.


    MichaelUnited Kingdom, 
  • 7.4
    Very good

    The food was gorgeous, and the room was always very clean. We would definitely come back there, when we stay in Cardiff...


    WilliamUnited Kingdom, 
  • 6.2

    Staff were efficient and courteous. Room was clean and was sufficient for the purpose (1 night stay). The continental breakfast was good and well presented - the area was refreshed with breads, meats, cereals on a regular basis.

    The room was freezing when I arrived and the policy of having the guests switch on the heating should be revised - staff know which rooms are being used and should be able to arrange for the heating to be switched on prior to a guest arriving. The Hot water and Coffee served in the dining room was tepid, it did not improve when the staff member went to renew it upon request.

    United Kingdom, 
  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Right in the centre of the city perfect if you're going to the rugby.

    Needs money spending on it. Bathroom conditions poor and cheap laminate floor to reception and rooms is not very warm and inviting

    United Kingdom, 
  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    It has an excellent location for shopping and nightlife.

    The Bar staff and Night Manager were rude and had a terrible attitude, this was not acceptable, which w3e made clear to them. At the hotel bar there was no gas in the lager pumps, we pointed this out, the staff were uninterested, did not even apologise or offer substitute, clearly they do not have customer relations training. Our room was fairly clean, but the duvet cover had mererly been put inside out instead of it being changed. mould, dirt and hairs were around the bath taps. Reception on 2nd floor would not be a problem if the lift worked, this was out of order.

    United Kingdom, 
  • 10.0

    The situation of the hotel is perfect for a visit to cardiff its perfect for shopping as the shops are barely 5 mins walk away. Close to everything castle,stadium,CIA.

    It was fab the service was excellent, very comfortable too. Would definately go back

    United Kingdom, 
Which airport is the closest to Royal Hotel Cardiff?
Royal Hotel Cardiff is located 25 km from Cardiff airport.
Does The Royal Hotel Cardiff serve breakfast?
Yes, The Royal Hotel Cardiff