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Things to do in Cardiff

Principality Stadium
Wales Millennium Centre
St David's Hall

How much are hotels near Principality Stadium?

Below are the 12 user recommended hotels in the area of Cardiff that is closest to Principality Stadium. The average price near Principality Stadium is £64/night, with prices varying based on several factors including time of year. Hotels near Principality Stadium are typically 10% less expensive than the average hotel in Cardiff, which is £72.

Hotels near Principality Stadium

How much are hotels near Wales Millennium Centre?

Below are the 12 user recommended hotels in the area of Cardiff that is closest to Wales Millennium Centre. The average price near Wales Millennium Centre is £65/night, with prices varying based on several factors including time of year. Hotels near Wales Millennium Centre are typically 8% less expensive than the average hotel in Cardiff, which is £72.

Hotels near Wales Millennium Centre

How much are hotels near St David's Hall?

momondo users have recommended 12 hotels to users looking to stay near St David's Hall. Hotels in this area have an average price of £64 per night. These prices may change based on several factors, such as time of year. Hotels near St David's Hall are typically 10% less expensive than the average hotel in Cardiff, which is £72.

Hotels near St David's Hall

When to book a hotel in Cardiff

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Low season
August
High season
February

cheapest month to stay

28%

expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay

59%

expected price increase

Price
£80 - £265
Highest day of week
Saturday
Cheapest day of week
Sunday

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Average price (weeknight)

£67

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avg. price over the last two weeks

Average price (weekend night)

£83

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Cheapest time to book
The cheapest time to book hotels in Cardiff is: 1-2 star, on the same day that your stay begins. 3 star, on the same day that your stay begins. 4-5 star, on the same day that your stay begins.
1-2 star
£47 - £59
3 star
£62 - £95
4-5 star
£95 - £113

Cardiff travel tips

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Best time to visit Cardiff

Cardiff is blessed with a pleasant climate, a fun-filled ambience, and interesting events all year round. Anytime of the year is a good time to visit Cardiff. However, March – May is a particularly beautiful season with fresh spring blooms lending colourful hues to the entire city. June – August is peak tourist season with several musical concerts and shows, food festivals, and special events. Average temperatures are approximately 19 – 22 degrees Celsius. During September – October, temperatures range from 11 – 19 degrees Celsius and the changing colours of the foliage create an interesting backdrop for several carnivals that take place during this time. November – December sees a spurt of winter sports enthusiasts and visitors looking to celebrate the year-end festivities. Cardiff is known as an ‘event city’. If your trip coincides with some of the events or matches, try and book your accommodation in advance to beat availability issues and last minute rate hikes by hotels.

Getting around Cardiff

Cardiff has a well-developed public transport system. Cardiff Bus offers an extensive network within the city with single ride adult fares at £1.80 GBP while day passes called ‘Day to go’ tickets cost £3.60 GBP per person. Arriva Trains Wales operates trains within the Cardiff city and suburban area as well as across Wales. A single ride ticket within the city costs £2.00 GBP. You can explore Cardiff on a bike via a number of marked cycle routes. Licensed taxis with metered fares can be easily hailed at several taxi ranks across the city. Cardiff City Centre and Cardiff Bay are also connected by waterbus services operated by Cardiff Boat Tours. A one-way adult fare is £4.00 GBP.


How much does a hotel in Cardiff cost per night?

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2 stars or below
Mrs Potts Backpackers
No. 1 most popular

Mrs Potts Backpackers

8.5

£188

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Haveli Hotel
Best value

Haveli Hotel

7.6

£53

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3 stars
Holiday Inn Cardiff - North M4
No. 1 most popular

Holiday Inn Cardiff - North M4

8.0

£62

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Manor Parc Hotel
No. 2 most popular

Manor Parc Hotel

9.1

£64

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Cefn Mably Hotel
Best value

Cefn Mably Hotel

7.7

£49

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4 stars and up
Limpert Bay Guest House
No. 1 most popular

Limpert Bay Guest House

£315

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Bodysgallen Hall & Spa
No. 2 most popular

Bodysgallen Hall & Spa

9.0

£246

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Miskin Manor Hotel And Health Club
Best value

Miskin Manor Hotel And Health Club

7.7

£88

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Hostels and cheap hotels in Cardiff

These hotels and hostels usually make for a cheap way to stay in Cardiff
The Alexander

The Alexander

7.5

£33

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Cefn Mably Hotel

Cefn Mably Hotel

7.8

£49

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Three Saints Hotel

Three Saints Hotel

7.6

£37

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Haveli Hotel

Haveli Hotel

7.6

£54

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A Space in the City at Century Wharf

A Space in the City at Century Wharf

8.8

£38

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Cardigan Bay Guest House

Cardigan Bay Guest House

8.1

£60

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These hotels have the best prices for their ratings
The Alexander

The Alexander

7.5

£33

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Cefn Mably Hotel

Cefn Mably Hotel

7.8

£49

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Three Saints Hotel

Three Saints Hotel

7.6

£37

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Cae Mor, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

Cae Mor, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

8.7

£63

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Manor Parc Hotel

Manor Parc Hotel

9.1

£64

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Cardigan Bay Guest House

Cardigan Bay Guest House

8.1

£60

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Where to stay in Cardiff

Best places to stay in Cardiff

Ancient castles, national museums, modern art centres, a vibrant waterfront, extraordinary shopping, and a buzzing nightlife. Cardiff can easily be summed up as a lively and entertaining city, full of cultural attractions, sports, and events that promise to enthral every visitor. Whether you wish to enjoy the extravagant waterfront properties with luxury spas, or go for more modest accommodation close to parks and mountain life, or be in the midst of all the action of the city life, you can choose from a range of accommodations when you visit Cardiff.

City Centre

The heart of the city with most of its major sights and attractions concentrated in a compact area, staying in the City Centre is the most convenient way to explore Cardiff. A 2-minute walk from the central bus and train station, you have The Big Sleep hotel, a celebrity-endorsed funky place to stay. Or consider staying at The Royal Hotel Cardiff, the city’s oldest hotel housed in a historic building on St. Mary Street.

Cardiff Docks

At Cardiff Docks, you have the option to stroll by the seaside or feast on international cuisine at the Mermaid Quay. This area also has a host of pubs and bars, and is known for chic and high-end luxury hotels offering tranquil spas and infinity swimming pools. Enjoy the waterside location and luxury accommodation at The St. David’s Hotel & Spa.

Riverside

Next to the green expanse of Cooper’s Field and River Taff, the Riverside neighbourhood is a quieter area within a short walk from the City Centre as well as from the chic district of Pontcanna. You will find a sprinkling of quaint guesthouses and smaller hotels in this area. Consider staying at Cathedral 73 hotel, a restored Victorian townhouse on a pretty, tree-lined avenue, or enjoy stylish rooms and modern amenities of the boutique hotel Joylons at No. 10.

Cheap hotels in Cardiff

Overlooking the River Taff and Millennium Stadium, you have a family-run hostel called The River House, and within a 10-minute walk to Cardiff Castle, you have the lively NosDa Hostel & Bar. You can also consider The Safehouse Hostel at Westgate Street or Hotel ibis budget Cardiff Centre in the heart of city centre amid all the shopping and nightlife.


What to do in Cardiff

The capital city of Wales, Cardiff is an exciting cultural hub with a wide choice of attractions, from art galleries to museums, street performances, unique boutiques, fashion stores, and year-round festivals and events. The city is also home to professional teams for football, rugby, and cricket. Whatever your itinerary, you are sure to be enthralled by the sheer buzz and enthusiasm of this charming city.

  • Walk inside Bute Park which starts at the centre of the city and goes right up to the mountains in Taff’s Well and Tongwynlais.
  • Explore the Cardiff Castle, a Victorian Gothic fantasy palace with 2,000 years of history and impressive architecture.
  • Catch a live Rugby match or take a guided tour of the Principality Stadium.
  • Visit Techniquest, the hands-on interactive science discovery centre in the heart of Cardiff Bay.
  • Enjoy a musical show, an opera, ballet, an art exhibition, or one of the free daily performances at the Wales Millennium Centre, one of the most reputed arts and cultural destinations in the world.
  • Indulge in white-water rafting, surf boarding, canoeing, or kayaking in a controlled environment at the Cardiff International White-Water facility in the heart of the Cardiff International Sports Village.
  • Explore the interactive exhibits and a virtual tour of a modern coal mine at the award-winning Big Pit National Coal Museum.
  • Visit the National Museum Cardiff and the St. Fagans National Museum of History. Art lovers should not miss a trip to the Martin Tinney Gallery located close by.
  • Admire some of Cardiff’s oldest architecture dating back to the 12th century, when you visit St. John the Baptist Church and the Llandaff Cathedral.
  • Stroll around some of the historic Victorian and Edwardian arcades, such as Duke Street Arcade, High Street Arcade, and Castle Quarter Arcade, and enjoy a wide range of fashion boutiques, gift shops, and cafés.
  • Watch a theatrical production at the New Theatre, one of the oldest surviving theatres in Cardiff which has retained its historic charm and character, and hosts performances all year round.

Cardiff travel information

How long do people stay in Cardiff?

On average, people stay in Cardiff for a total of 2 nights.

How much does a hotel cost in Cardiff?

Hotels in Cardiff show a range of prices for their rooms. These are determined by factors such as availability, locale and amenities. On average, rooms will be around £82 per night.

When is the best time to book a hotel in Cardiff?

The cheapest month to book a hotel in Cardiff is August. The cost of your room could be as much as £20% cheaper than in peak months.

Which day is cheapest to stay in Cardiff?

Saturday is the cheapest day for hotel rooms in Cardiff. Friday is the most expensive day.

How much does a hostel in Cardiff cost?

Cardiff Hostels typically cost in the region of £48 a night for each person. This price is taken from hostels and hotels with a 2 star or below rating. Hostels are very economical and come out on average £34 cheaper than the average price of a hotel in Cardiff.

Based on the weather in Cardiff, what attractions are popular during August?

With generally low rainfall expected (70 mm) and an average temperature of 18 °C, those staying at a hotel in Cardiff may want to take some time during their visit to go see popular landmarks in the area. Considering the weather during August, attractions worth visiting near Cardiff are Cardiff Castle, St David's Hall, and Llandaff Cathedral.