• City view
  • Garden
  • BBQ facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms

Located between the Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle, Holiday Inn Cardiff City offers rooms and facilities for business and leisure guests. With the city center only minutes away, guests can explore the shopping district or visit one of the many new restaurants and bars. Free WiFi is available throughout. Ideally located in the city center, the hotel has 157 fully air conditioned bedrooms, with views of the Millennium Stadium and Cardiff Castle. All rooms are en-suite, featuring a flat-screen TV with cable channels, desk and tea/coffee making facilities. Guests can start the day with a buffet breakfast including a selection of continental and cooked items. The modern lounge and bar are ideal for a drink or light snack. Junction Restaurant offers à la carte cuisine and choices from the specials board. The hotel is easy to reach from the M4. Cardiff Central train station is only a 5 minute walk from the hotel and Cardiff Airport is a 30 minute drive. The hotel is also ideally located if you are visiting the Motorpoint Arena, City Hall or the St Davids Hall.

This is our guests' favorite part of Cardiff, according to independent reviews.

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

Holiday Inn Cardiff City, an IHG Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sep 17, 2009
Hotel chain/brand:
Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Cardiff, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian

Private parking at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
1 full bed
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
1 full bed
1 full bed
1 full bed
1 sofa bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Ruth
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Room, location and service were fine. Bar snack excellent.
  • Hj
    Very clean facilitie with exceptional location, friendly staff.... I would recommend it!
  • E
    Good location. All in all suitable hotel for my needs.
  • Sally
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very central for sight seeing and the hotel was spacious and clean throughout. Room had good storage space so it didn't feel cluttered Didn't use the restaurant but it did look nice and was busy.
  • Cheri
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The hotel has a great location near the castle, city center, and Bute Parc. The staff was quick to action when we told them of a minor problem, and they were all very kind and helpful. The room was large and comfortable with a beautiful view over...
  • D
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    room was lovely and ice cool with air con comfy bed. perfect location.
  • Pamela
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    the location is across from a beautiful park adjacent to the Castle. Breakfast was awesome.
  • Laura
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Enjoyed the location and the room view over the river was excellent. The customer service and the size of the room great.
  • Muhammad
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    Good location. Cardiff city restaurants nearby. Cardiff Castle and Bute Park walking distance. Cardiff Central railway Station also nearby, Reception staff is great, very helpful and supportive.
  • Kirill
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    great location, everything was fine, good value for money

Property questions and answers
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  • How long a walk is it to Cardiff st David’s shopping centre?

    Hi, St David's shopping centre is around a five minute walk from the hotel
    Answered on 22 November 2020
  • Do you have a hairdryer in the room?

    Hi, Yes there are hairdryers in the room
    Answered on 13 September 2021
  • Hi do your windows open? Thank you

    Hi, Yes our windows open Many Thanks
    Answered on 19 June 2021
  • is a spa there?

    Good Morning, Thank you for your message, I'm afraid we don't have a spa or leisure facilities at the hotel Many Thanks
    Answered on 21 May 2021
  • If no parking space available on site, is there a parking nearby?

    Hi, Yes there is parking near by, please come to reception and we can help you
    Answered on 5 August 2021
  • Hello. How far is the train station from your hotel in city centre?

    Hi, Cardiff central train station is approximately 7 minutes walk to the hotel
    Answered on 14 December 2020
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Junction Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Holiday Inn Cardiff City, an IHG Hotel

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • View
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and charges may apply.
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • Welsh
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese

House rules

Holiday Inn Cardiff City, an IHG Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 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.

Children 14 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request

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

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted Holiday Inn Cardiff City, an IHG Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

"Travel disruption due to possible road closures, may cause delays to your journey and prevent access by road to the hotel, at certain times during Principality Stadium events. Please check prior to traveling, or contact the hotel direct for the latest information".

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Junction Restaurant : Closed from Mon, Mar 23, 2020 until Tue, Jun 30, 2020

Bar is closed from Mon, Mar 23, 2020 until Tue, Jun 30, 2020

FAQs about Holiday Inn Cardiff City, an IHG Hotel

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

  • Holiday Inn Cardiff City, an IHG Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

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

    • Holiday Inn Cardiff City, an IHG Hotel is 1,650 feet from the center of Cardiff. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Holiday Inn Cardiff City, an IHG Hotel has 1 restaurant:

      • Junction Restaurant

    • Guests staying at Holiday Inn Cardiff City, an IHG Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian

    • Room options at Holiday Inn Cardiff City, an IHG Hotel include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Twin/Double