Superior Standards at 6 of the Best Hotels in CardiffLast Updated: February 1, 2019
Home to some of the finest tourism attractions in the United Kingdom, the Welsh capital city, Cardiff, is also a major business hub, and boasts a high standard of accommodation and comforts at its busy hotels.
Cardiff is the capital and largest city in Wales, while being the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom. The city is the country’s chief commercial centre, the base for most national cultural and sporting institutions and the Welsh national media. It includes such attractions as Cardiff Bay, The National Museum of Cardiff and Bute Park. Cardiff’s most distinctive signature is its passion for sport, and the city is home to some of the biggest names in football and rugby, at venues such as The Principality Stadium (formerly Millenium Stadium), SWALEC Stadium and Cardiff City Stadium. With such breathtaking amenities and places to visit, or whether you’re in Cardiff for business, you will find the highest standards in accommodation and service at the city’s hotels. Here are six of the best hotels in Cardiff, luxurious and classy accommodations suitable for any business trip to the city.
1. The St David’s Hotel & Spa
First up on our mini list of the best hotels in Cardiff is one of the best known, The St David’s Hotel & Spa , the city’s only AA-rated 5-star accommodation, provides a luxurious base for your visit. Positioned spectacularly on Cardiff Bay, the hotel is within easy reach of major transport networks and all desirable amenities. Its spa has been named as one of the top five in the UK, and it boasts a Platinum standard award from Thalgo. Free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, floor-to-ceiling windows and king-sized beds are the order of the day at The St David’s Hotel.
2. Jolyon’s at No 10
Jolyon’s at no 10 is located in the middle of the city in a renovated former solicitor’s office building. There is a selection of room sizes, and each room has its own unique mix of furnishing and modern decor. The building has been renovated to include lots of special touches, such as plunge-pools or whirlpool jet baths in the bathrooms, and kitchenettes to make guests feel more at home.
3. Premier Inn Cardiff City Centre
At the Premier Inn Cardiff City Centre Hotel, guests are ideally located in the heart of the capital. There are spectacular views from the building, which is just a short walk from such amenities as St David’s Shopping Centre, Cardiff Castle and the Millennium Stadium. A luxury kingsized bed, 80-channel television, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities and blackout curtains are available in each room. It’s a great blend of comfort and convenience that for many would make it one of the best hotels in Cardiff.
4. Royal Hotel Cardiff
The Royal Hotel Cardiff is another of the best places to say when visiting Cardiff, especially give its central location, mere metres away from Cardiff Central station. The hotel is in a Victorian building dating from 1866, and is the oldest hotel in the city. The bedrooms boast air conditioning, HD TVs, an in-room safe and free Wi-Fi. Among the amenities is Fitz’s Lounge Bar, which serves a wide range of meals, snacks and cocktails.
5. Hilton Cardiff
The Hilton Cardiff Hotel is located in the city centre, just a five-minute drive from the railway station and 30 minutes from Cardiff International Airport. The hotel is directly opposite Cardiff Castle and just minutes from the St David’s Shopping Centre. The Hilton has an impressive swimming pool, and guests can also indulge themselves with a quality beauty treatment at The Escape.
6. Radisson Blu
Discover the convenience and quality of the 21-storey Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff. From its central city location, the hotel is within walking distance of bus and train stations and is just 24km from the airport. All rooms come with coffee and tea provisions, free Wi-Fi, mini refrigerators and pleasantly spacious, modern bathrooms. It’s last but by no means least on our list of the best hotels in Cardiff.