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The stylish, central Royal Hotel Cardiff is a 2-minute walk from the Principality Stadium (formerly the Millennium Stadium) and a 5-minute walk from the train station and St David's Shopping Center.

Set in a Grade II listed Victorian building hotel built in 1866, The Royal Hotel now boast modern features like rooms with air conditioning, an LCD TV and free broadband, and some come with views of the Principality Stadium. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the building.

Breakfast is served most mornings in the famous Oak Paneled Scott Room which can seat up to 130 guests and can be used as a wedding and function venue. It was in this room that Captain Robert Falcon Scott held his farewell dinner prior to his fateful expedition to the Antarctic in 1910. Fitz's bar offers a selection of light meals, snacks and cocktails made to order.

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.

The Royal Hotel Cardiff has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 5, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Cardiff, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Is there on site parking and how much if there is. Thanks
    Discounted parking is provided at NCP Westgate Street (CF10 1TL) The cheapest deal is to validate parking with the hotel at £16 for 24 hours
    Answered on February 25, 2020
  • Do you need photo ID or deposit to check in let me know Nicola
    Hi Nicola, Yes we require photographic ID upon check in.
    Answered on June 28, 2020
  • Check in time plz ?
    Good morning, Our check in time is from 3:00pm, however you are more than welcome to leave luggage with us free of charge from midday. Kind Regards, Justyna
    Answered on June 26, 2022
  • Are the rooms only 6m2 and 8m2 or is this a typo ?
    Hi, no those figures are not correct. Can you please let us know where you have seen it. We will check to see if we can find it.
    Answered on February 5, 2022
  • Is this near to Millennium Stadium?
    Yes, the Royal Hotel is a 5 minute walk at the most from the Principality Stadium ( former known as Millenium Stadium ), located on the same street -..
    Answered on March 31, 2022
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Amenities of The Royal Hotel Cardiff
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • View
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar (temporarily closed)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs GBP 14.95 per day.
  • Secure parking
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • 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
General
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Elevator
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • Czech
  • German
  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Polish
  • Russian

House rules

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

Check-in

3:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

3:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request
£5 per stay

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

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

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa The Royal Hotel Cardiff accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Parking for The Royal Hotel Cardiff is located at NCP Westgate Street, CF10 1DZ. This is a special rate for guests at the hotel.

Guests with heavy luggage or disabled access requirements are recommended to arrive via the Westgate Street entrance, CF10 1TL, which is step free.

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 currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

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.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

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.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform The Royal 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.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Bar is closed from Sat, Aug 08, 2020 until Wed, Sep 30, 2020

FAQs about The Royal Hotel Cardiff

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

  • Room options at The Royal Hotel Cardiff include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple

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

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

    • The Royal Hotel Cardiff is 1,150 feet from the center of Cardiff.