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Located 1148 feet from the beach and next to main shopping streets, Hotel Cardiff features spacious rooms in Ostend. There are Classic rooms and Modernized rooms. From small rooms to big rooms. Rooms at Hotel Cardiff are equipped with a refrigerator, USB-sockets, work desk, flat-screen TV with digital cable channels, central heating and fans. Private bathrooms feature shower, hairdryer and free toiletries. Guests can enjoy a buffet-style breakfast in the lounge. The buffet includes muesli, yogurt and several varieties of bread. Warm dishes such as eggs, bacon and sausages are also included. Hotel Cardiff features a lounge in a Modern Art Deco Style where you can enjoy a coffee, organic tea, an aperitif, pastries and characteristic English Afternoon Tea. Ostend's main shopping streets are located 131 feet from Hotel Cardiff and the Wapenplein is only 98 feet away. Leopold Park is a 5-minute walk from the hotel and Maria Hendrika Park is 5 minutes drive away. The public transport stops at a 3-minute walk from the hotel. Ostend's Train Station is 2953 ft from the accommodations.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Cardiff has been welcoming guests since Sep 2, 2013

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Ostend, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.1

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish

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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
2 sofa beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
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  • Tim
    Lovely property, nice cosy room and very friendly staff.
  • Karl
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Central location. Receptionists communicated by texts immediately and had a solution for every problem. I met the friendly and very educated staff in the morning.
  • Natali
    Breakfast was basic but very good, all you needed!
  • J
    Perfect location. A short distance walk to the beach and very close to the shopping stores. Room is nice and clean and the staff/owners are great. Don’t worry about the birds noise, they will grow on you like it did to me 😁. Highly recommended.
  • Eliot
    Check-in system was nice. Covid-proof breakfast in the room was great in these awkward times. The best location, middle in the centre.
  • Rozan
    The property & rooms were very clean and the beds were so comfortable. Hotel is easy to find just about 5 minutes from the train station and just 2 minutes off the oceanfront.
  • Mathé
    The room was practical and very clean. Location was near the beach, shopping streets, restaurants, everything
  • Yasmine
    Super schnell Wifi, gutt Location, flott Zëmmeren, hat eng gutt Zäit.
  • Elvi
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    small refrigrator available in the rooms which we could store our drinks and medicine + had a nice view at the sunny green courtyard
  • Jemima
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location; easy check-in; very quiet hotel, had a very good sleep.. There is a mosquito screen for the windows, greatly appreciated that

Property questions and answers
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  • How far is nearest secure car parking?

    3 min. walking distance - It is called 'Parking Mijnplein'.
    Answered on 8 April 2023
  • what does it mean that the bathroom is attached? are bathrooms shared with other guests? Or each room has a separate bathroom?

    Each room has their own bathroom. We do not have shared bathrooms.
    Answered on 8 May 2023

Hotel area info *

Amenities of Hotel Cardiff
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Elevator
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • City view
  • View
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Smoke-free property
  • Mosquito net
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Dutch

House rules

Hotel Cardiff takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 10:30 PM


From 1:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 7 are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

7+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 40 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note that the hotel does not accept children under 7 years of age. This is due to licensing.

Please note that the physical reception is mostly closed at the low season or when occupancy in the hotel is low. Digital reception by Whatsapp is open 24/7. Whatsapp number: +32 59/70 28 98.

Self check-in when the physical reception is closed will be arranged by instructions and PIN-codes that the hotel will provide you a day before or on the day of your arrival. We provide this by Whatsapp, E-mail or Message through app. Kindly make sure you provide the correct information to be able to receive the check-in information.

The lounge is only open striclty on reservation or for events/groups and Afternoon Tea reservations.

Breakfast is only available from April to October. From October to April breakfast is only available during the weekends and national holidays. Strictly on reservation request only.

Please inform Hotel Cardiff of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Hotel Cardiff

  • The prices at Hotel Cardiff may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Hotel Cardiff include:

    • Single
    • Triple
    • Double
    • Family
    • Apartment

  • Guests staying at Hotel Cardiff can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

  • Hotel Cardiff is 2,150 feet from the center of Ostend. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Hotel Cardiff is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Hotel Cardiff offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from Hotel Cardiff. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.