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Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay

Longueil Close | Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff CF10 4EE, Wales
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  • Wales Millennium Centre
    0.8 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 16 July 2015
A Visit to the Millenium Centre
This hotel provided everything expected in a chain hotel.Our... more
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Cinderford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2015

This hotel provided everything expected in a chain hotel.Our room was clean and neat,we had coffee/tea supplies in the room.There was a good television,Wifi(free),plenty of mirrors,and the lighting was very good.We even had a good view of the Atlantic wharf below our third floor window. Breakfasts were well served,adequate,if not very exciting,and service was good. It was disappointing that there...

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Karen M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear JoyceC Thank you for your review following your recent stay with us, I hope we get the opportunity to welcome you back to the hotel soon. Many thanks, BarryP GuestServicesManager

Delft
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I spent a week at the Holiday Inn Express in Cardiff Bay, and really enjoyed it. The location is quite convenient for exploring Cardiff. Just a few minutes walking puts you either at the water of Cardiff Bay (and all the shops/restaurants/National Assembly). It is also on the Bute East Dock, which gives it very pleasant water frontage. The somewhat-sketchy...

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Karen M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear BelgoNederAmi Thank you for taking the time to leave such a full review following your time with us, It's great to know the hotels location was suitable for your needs, I am sorry you experienced some difficulties with the wi-fi during your stay. I hope we get the opportunity to welcome you back to the hotel soon, Many thanks,...

Cheshire, Uk
Reviewed 13 July 2015

From the moment we walked into the hotel, we couldn't fault a thing. All staff we encountered were friendly and helpful. Great check in experience - good directions to the Bay (10 mins) and the City Centre (15 mins) and advice about different attractions in the area. At breakfast Waldeck is superb, works really hard, can't do enough for you....

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Karen M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear SocksAndSandals, Its great to read that you enjoyed your time with us, and for awarding us 5/5. I hope we will see you at the hotel again soon. Many Thanks, BarryP GuestServicesManager

Scotland
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Very friendly and welcoming staff-Special mention for the Polish gentleman in the restaurant -such a warm ,cheerful person who works his socks off ! and to the reception staff- Great information given on check in regarding directions,shopping ,restaurants etc.Hotel is situated in a quiet residential area not far from the Red Dragon Centre (airport bus stops here) and a 10...

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Karen M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear Visit09 Thank you for such a wonderful review. I hope we see you again soon, Many Thanks, BarryP GuestServicesManager

Maesteg, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Went there last October as we were going to see a show in the Millenium Centre, its in walking distance to the bay, but due to the weather we decided to get a taxi. The rooms were nice and clean and a good size the buffet breakfast was reasonable and the price of the stay is not expensive. As we...

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Karen M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Thank you NeilP for your review. With lots of exciting shows coming up at the WMC, I hope we can welcome you back to the hotel soon. Many Thanks, BarryP GuestServicesManager

Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

We normally stay at Future Inn on the Bay, but were unable to book for this particular visit, so gave this hotel a go. The only minus was that the breakfast choices in the hot food could have been more varied, as there was only sausage, beans & scrambled egg on offer. There was plenty of continental style though. Apart...

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Karen M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear TopCatRed, Thank you so much for your lovely review, the team were delighted to hear your comments, Kay and Katie in particular. I hope we get the opportunity to welcome you again soon. Many Thanks, BarryP GuestServicesManager

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2015

My son and I stayed at this hotel for four days last week. It was our first time in Wales and will certainly not be our last. The hotel was excellent - very helpful, friendly staff, very comfortable rooms and everything else perfectly fine, plus a very good location. The breakfasts were more than adequate with a wide selection of...

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Karen M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear JOWW8 Thank you for taking the time to leave a review following your recent stay with us, and for such kind words about your stay. Now you know what Cardiff has to offer, I hope we can welcome you back to the hotel soon. Many Thanks, BarryP GuestServicesManager

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

The test match was our reason for visiting Cardiff and the reason I reckon why prices were inflated, for two rooms £360 for one night is to high. The location is good, the staff pleasant, the room clean and tidy, the buffet breakfast good but spoiled by over charging The Holiday Inn Express is supposed to be a budget hotel...

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Karen M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear OldGoldWolf, Thank you for your review. It is nice to read you found the staff to be friendly,and the hotel clean and tidy. I do hope we get the chance to welcome you back to the hotel soon. Many Thanks, BarryP GuestServicesManager

Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Stayed here overnight. Breakfast was adequate but the lunch provided was better than expected with jacket potatoes with fillings, salads and choice of puddings including fresh fruit. We had the use of a room for an all day meeting, hence the lunch. The staff were polite and helpful especially Waldek, who was on duty at breakfast and lunch times and...

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Karen M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear welshdragonWrexham Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. It's lovely to be able to hear that you enjoyed your conference lunch with us - and that Waldek helped to make your stay a memorable one. I hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back the next time you are planning...

Oxford
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We stayed here for one night ahead of the British Speedway Grand Prix and were afforded a warm welcome by the reception staff. The hotel provides an experience exactly as you would expect from a Holiday Inn Express. The room we stayed in was well maintained and had comfortable beds. Breakfast was served and included a good range of foods....

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Karen M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, responded to this review

Dear callcrookie Thank you so much for the 'Fabulous' review. I'm delighted that we met all of your expectations and hope to see you again for the Speedway in 2016! Kind Regards Karen Matthews General Manager

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Waterfront area of the old East Dock in Cardiff Bay is the prime position of the Express by Holiday Inn. Only 15 minutes walking distance from the centre of Cardiff makes a great place to stay, and to view the magnificent local shops and picturesque Arcades.Walking distance to Mermaid Quay and Millennium Centre. It is also situated in the heart of Cardiff's exciting Bay Development. With places of interest including Cardiff Castle, the home of the Welsh Assembly, the Millennium Stadium, The Millennium Centre, Techniquest the Children's Science Museum and the Museum of Welsh Life at St.Fagans, the Express by Holiday Inn Cardiff Bay is your one and only choice for accommodation in Cardiff. The Express by Holiday Inn is located just off M4 Motorway, which makes access very easy, and brings you around the city centre, showing you attractions like you have never seen before. There is ample onsite parking, which is charged at £6 per 24 hours. For your peace of mind, our car park is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV.Please do not hesitate to contact us for any further information. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay

Address: Longueil Close | Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff CF10 4EE, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range: ₹ 4,475 - ₹ 14,944 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay 3*
Number of rooms: 87
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Also Known As:
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Holiday Inn Cardiff Bay
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#10 Family Hotel in Cardiff
#18 Business Hotel in Cardiff
#19 Romantic Hotel in Cardiff
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“All rooms are good and the location is quiet anyway”
 of 5 bubbles AndreaSussex_England, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor quay view.”
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“We had a room over the carpark but was quiet. Ask for a room overlooking the water if you'd prefer”
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“The rear of hotel is noisy from main road across water but that may be because the windows aren't really soundproof or maybe worn out ?”
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“127 (my room) was at the end farthest away from the lift and only has one neighbour.”
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