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    The Royal Hotel

    88 St. Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1DW, Wales
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    • Excellent38%
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    “deluxe room” (35 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    After looking at many central city hotels I chose this one for location, and more importantly good value price Reportedly the oldest hotel in Cardiff it doesn't look much from the outside and with the reception being on the 2nd floor, after meandering around ground...More

    Thank GaryCI
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Spotless, comfortable, friendly staff. Perfect for access to the city. Great that you park a short walk away. Love that they have their own bees and products from the honey produced. More hotels should do that!

    Thank Gayl-R
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Overall the hotel was nice, nothing special, its not a hotel worthy of £120 a night. I went to the the restaurant did not serve food ...they offered me popcorn! Please trust me when I say there are better hotels in Cardiff to stay at,

    Thank robgrant28
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This hotel was chosen for us by our daughter to stay two nights to see a concert. On arrival the Reception Staff were extremely kind and helpful. Our room was delightful, very modern and so clean with very comfortable beds.Couldn't fault it in anyway. It...More

    1  Thank littlemoDevon
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The good: The location is great, right on the high street and with double layered windows there was no noise. The room was very pretty and modern but still cosy and the facilities were great - nice shower, robes, decent tea tray, safe in the...More

    Thank SarchaAnne
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    • US$ 58 - US$ 263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Beamer T
    8 July 2017|
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    Response from Jon S | Property representative |
    It is much shorter walk than 5 minutes - more like 1-2 mins maximum - we are the closest Hotel to the Stadium. :)
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    Joey3Liverpool
    14 January 2017|
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    Response from Jon S | Property representative |
    Hello, yes all rooms have irons and ironing boards in them. :)
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    mikeWalesU_k_
    26 December 2016|
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    Response from Jon S | Property representative |
    Hello - you would either need to get a taxi (about £20-25) or get the T9 bus to the centre of Cardiff. :)
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