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The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and my partner stayed here for 1 night over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Great room, bed was very comfortable and the Bathroom was clean and tidy also. We are looking forward to staying here again.

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The Big Sleep C, General Manager at The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and I hope we can welcome...

Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed at big sleep and had an issue where booking.com didn't send our booking through properly, Nicole and Louis on the desk were really helpful and got us sorted into rooms. We were really grateful for their help

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The Big Sleep C, General Manager at The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you found teh staff very helpful. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and I hope we...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel several months in advance and were able to get a good price, compared to other hotels in the area. We booked 3 room at £62 each. All the rooms were very spacious, with a large king size bed, which was very comfortable. The bathroom had a very large shower, but no shower curtain, which caused all...

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The Big Sleep C, General Manager at The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and found the staff very pleasant. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review...

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a solo traveler it is difficult to get a hotel that is not over £100 so decided this time to opt for cheaper range and see how things would go. This hotel is going through a complete refurbishment , I was in one of refurbished rooms and it was good. Large room , bath in bathroom with shower over...

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The Big Sleep C, General Manager at The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your breakfast and overall stay and found the staff very helpful and friendly.Thank you for taking the time...

Heber City, Utah
Reviewed 1 week ago

My nephew said the "The shower was awesome" I liked that the bathtub filled up all the way with hot water! The rooms were comfortable and cute! The breakfast was good (an additional fee) As we talked about all the places we stayed on our trip over 12 days, this was one of our favorite. The price was right and...

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The Big Sleep C, General Manager at The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your breakfast and stay and found the staff very helpful. Thank you for taking the time to leave...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great budget hotel in the centre of Cardiff! Went with a group of friends and the staff were very accommodating with the 24hr bar! Location is perfect for the centre of Cardiff and a short walk to the main shopping areas, restaurants and bars. Pleasantly surprised by my room which was lovely! Only thing to improve… finishing touches to...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel because I was travelling with my 2 grown up children and it advertised parking (essential in a city centre) and triple rooms. Unfortunately the said car park is tiny and has nowhere enough spaces to accommodate the hotel. We did however manage to squeeze into an available space. Also we were allocated a double, double room...

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Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you found your room clean and comfortable and your stay a value for money. Sorry to hear about the issues...

Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was pleasantly surprised how the rooms etc have been decorated since I last stayed here about a year ago. Lovely decor and new carpets, bathroom tiles etc. The Fluffy towels and nice bath goodies were a definite improvement. The hotel is in a great location for a quick walk into town, and handy for the railway station etc. The...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I stayed here before it was like a hostel type accommodation but now its like a great hotel with modern deco . ( they are upgrading other floors and the entrance needs doing asap ) so can't wait until it is totally finished . The room was very Nicely decorated and the bathroom was really nice modern and clean...

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Thank you for taking the time to leave your review based on your recent visit at the Big Sleep Hotel. As a hotel we always appreciate guest feedback whether it is constructive or praise. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and found teh staff helpful and friendly. Thank you for taking the time to leave your...

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a group of friend we travelled to the Amazing City of Cardiff, following our recommendation all of the group booked in to the Big Sleep Hotel - which is currently having an upgrade. Our room (Complimentary Upgrade On arrival) was clean modern, nice size my only gripe (Its not really significant) is that parking at the hotel - currently...

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The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff managed by Compass Hospitality opened its doors in Cardiff in 1999 to a deluge of publicity and. The Big Sleep Hotel was credited as "The UK's first design hotel for budget travelers - Travelodge prices, but with more sex-appeal" by the UK's foremost hospitality publication The Travel Trade Gazette. Our hotel ideally located in Cardiff city centre opposite the Motorpoint Arena (formally Cardiff International Arena) and the new St David's shopping arcade. We are within walking distance of the Cafe Quarter, local tourist attractions and businesses. The hotel offers 81 bedrooms come with flat screen TV's, Broadband access, Wifi, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. We also have disabled access rooms available as well as the car parking is available on a first come first parked basis and is chargeable. Alternative parking is also available at a charge which is walking distance from hotel. We appeal to business, leisure and family travelers for those who don't want to spend a fortune but do need somewhere to stay that's different and delivers big value at small prices. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality

Address: Bute Terrace, Cardiff CF10 2FE, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range: ₹ 3,235 - ₹ 15,431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Big Sleep Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality 2*
Number of rooms: 81
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Big Sleep Cardiff
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“Upper floors are quiter than lower floor room due to proximity to the railway line”
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“Top Floor rooms are the quietest”
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“The back of the hotel look over the railway, while the front looks over the main road.”
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“Higher floors are the rooms which have been refurbished”
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