Located on Cathedral Road, the Elgano Guest House offers stylish rooms with free WiFi. Cardiff center and the Millennium Stadium are a 15-minute walk away.

The colorful rooms at Elgano each have a flat-screen TV, a work desk and tea and coffee making facilities. All rooms have an en suite modern bathroom with a power shower, heated towel rails and a hairdryer.

Italian Restaurant on Ground Floor: Reservations needed. Please Contact Staff to book.

Just 2 minutes’ walk from the Sophia Gardens and Bute Park, Elgano Guest House is a 15-minute walk from Cardiff Castle. The Queens Arcade and St David’s Shopping Center are just over a mile away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Elgano Guest House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 20, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish


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  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • hi,how much does breakfast cost?
    Hi we do not serve breakfast but there are lots of places around us who serve breakfast from 7am in the morning all the info will be provvided by requ...
    Answered on April 12, 2022
  • Does the single room defo have its own bathroom?
    All the bedrooms are en-suite
    Answered on July 29, 2022
  • Hi. The description says a hearty Welsh breakfast is served but you’ve replied elsewhere that there is no breakfast. Please clarify.
    I am sorry we do not serve breakfast. There are lots of coffee shop and pubs on our doorstep who open from 7am 7 days a week Thanks
    Answered on July 29, 2022
  • How much extra with breakfast please
    I am sorry but there is not option to add breakfast as we do not serve breakfast in our property.. there are lots of coffee shops and pubs on our door...
    Answered on July 29, 2022
  • Hi, I’ll be reaching Cardiff around 4 am in the morning of 26th September. Is it possible to check in at that time?
    Hi I am really sorry but no one will be available to check you in after 10 pm
    Answered on September 22, 2022
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Company review score: 8.8Based on 87 reviews from 1 property
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Property info

Located on Cathedral Road in the heart of Pontcanna, the Elgano Hotel offers a comfortable stay, traditional cooked breakfasts, free secure parking and stylish rooms with free WiFi. Their colorful rooms each have a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities & simple storage. All rooms have an en suite modern bathroom with a power shower, heated towel rails and a hairdryer. Hearty full Welsh breakfasts are served daily in the bright and airy Orangery. The breakfast menu includes fresh coffee, locally sourced ingredients, cereals, fresh fruit and yogurt. The location is just 2 minutes’ walk from Sophia Gardens and Bute Park, a 15-minute walk from Cardiff Castle, and the Queens Arcade and St David’s Shopping Centre are just over a mile away. Pontcanna also offers an array of trendy cafes & restaurants, independent shops, plus a few local pubs!

Neighborhood info

The Hotel is situated on Cathedral road in the heart of very popular Pontcanna, recently voted as one of the 30 most fashionable places to live in the UK. We have the vast Bute Park behind us which forms the heart of the city and backs onto the Castle grounds, perfect for walks and picnics. The city centre is less than a 15 minute walk with its array of shops, restaurants,theatres, bars and night life, or catch the local water taxi to the historical yet modern Cardiff Bay!

Languages Spoken

Amenities of Elgano Guest House
  • Private Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Racquetball
  • Cycling
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking options available
  • Street parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian
  • Romanian

House rules Elgano Guest House takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:30 PM - 10:00 PM


Until 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 of all ages 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Elgano Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that it is highly recommend to book a table at the restaurant for Sunday lunch.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Elgano Guest House

  • Elgano Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Racquetball

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

  • Elgano Guest House is 0.8 miles from the center of Cardiff.

  • Check-in at Elgano Guest House is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at Elgano Guest House include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single
    • Triple