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Derby, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found our room very comfortable with everything we had expected for the price we had paid ((£60 per night)). Convenient location to get into the city by bus or on foot and with free car parking. We didn't have breakfast which was no problem for the staff member who was very nice. This accommodation is great value for a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room was clean and spacious, with all the facilities needed. The staff is friendly, and although they are not always at the desk there is a phone number in case there is anything you need. It is 15 min away from the city centre and 20 min away from the castle. Continental breakfast costs 5 extra pounds a day.... More 

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Thank Alicia O
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I arrived for a two night trip with a friend. The room was mediocre, the floors were dusty and the towels rough. The shower was an absolute nightmare - the pressure was non-existent and it kept flitting between boiling hot and freezing cold. Absolutely awful. As well as this, all that was provided was a paltry lump of soap -... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

I didn't realize places like this still exist , it reminded me of the places you see on the TV were poor homeless people get sent by the local authority . Its so basic and tired and very warn and run down every thing has been done on the cheap and badly at that . We had to pay for... More 

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Thank Oes689
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4 reviews
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Realy good example clean comfortable rooms. Friendly staff free wi fi and Own shower and toilet in the rooms. Free car park on the premises ment I could leave the car and walk 15 minutes to the city centre. I would stay again and realy good prices

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stayed here for three nights to visit Cardiff and games at the Principality Stadium. There were three of us staying in a shared room, which turned out to be the top floor of the house, giving us basically a lovely little flat with a separate living room with sink, separate bathroom and a sink in the bedroom, so we... More 

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Thank Jackie W
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We were so pleasantly surprised at the state of the rooms and the service. Immaculately clean, couldn't find a speck of dirt or dust. The beds and the room were extremely comfortable with every hotel room fitting and luxury supplied. We were here for a weekend and before we arrived to the hotel/ guesthouse, we didn't know what to expect,... More 

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Thank Aysha K
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

I have really good memory of this place. Very kind and friendly staff, cosy and clean rooms. I love Cardiff and if I will be there again I will definitely go to The Avala Guest House. It's also near the city centre (about 10-15 minutes walking)

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Thank Nancy S
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Chose this because it was reasonably priced with car parking and 10 minute walk from town centre. It was clean and warm.Decor was a bit dated and lacking in room furniture. The only thing provided was a tiny bar of soap so take shampoo and shower gel. Stayed two nights and bed wasn't made, unusual! If continental breakfast had been... More 

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Thank Allan L
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Was here for the World Cup from Ireland for three nights staff were very friendly the apartment was lovely and comfortable their was tea hot chocolate etc a sitting room and a good functioning shower near to the city 13 minutes walk easy access to taxis etc

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Avala Guest House is a well presented Victorian property with 16 rooms all en-suite. The rooms range from singles, double, twin and family rooms. All rooms come with LCD TV and freeview and also have complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. There is also free parking and Wifi in our guests' TV lounge. The Avala is 15 minutes walk from the centre of Cardiff and also has excellent public transport links. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Avala Guest House

Address: 156 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 1DJ, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range: ₹ 4,295 - ₹ 19,157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Avala Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Avoid unless your homeless”
 of 5 bubbles Oes689, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The top floor accommodation ticked all the boxes.”
 of 5 bubbles jackiew435, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Full ensuite rather than a partial ensuite. Our room had a toilet and shower ensuite but the sink was in the bedroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 341mandygordon, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at the back will be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles freedab2013, 31 May 2015 | Read review
“Its a long way to carry your case to the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles davidjM9356RB, 25 Sep 2014 | Read review
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