In between Cardiff bay and the city centre, and walking distance to Cardiff Central station and the castle, Novotel Cardiff Centre is in an ideal spot for visitors to Wales’s capital city.
The castle and stadium are both within a 17-minute walk, and it’s a 20-minute walk to the Doctor Who Experience. For those driving, there is convenient parking on site (costing £9 per day), and Wi-Fi is free throughout. There’s also an indoor pool, gym, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna for guests to use. Helpfully, there is also a changing area and lockers.
The bedrooms were recently refurbished and are a good size, with blackout curtains, air conditioning, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and a sofa bed. Upgrade to a Superior Room to include a Nespresso coffee machine, Bose iPod docking station, and bathrobe and slippers. There’s a play area downstairs with an Xbox for children to use.
In the morning, a buffet breakfast is served where you can expect eggs, bacon, local sausages, pancakes, cereal, fruit, and yoghurt. Later in the day, there’s classic British fare on offer such as chicken and wild mushroom pie, steak and the Novotel house burger with fries.
Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
Sauna / Steam Room
24-hour front desk
Laundry / dry cleaning
Room service (limited hours)
Safe in reception (fees apply)
Coffee / tea-making facilities
Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
Parking (fees apply)
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Standard check-in time: 2pm
Standard checkout time: 12pm
Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 2pm Check-out time is 12pm
You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.
National Rating This property has received its official star rating from Visit Wales.
Know Before You Go
Children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 13.95 per person (approximately)
Self parking fee: GBP 12.00 per night
Pet fee: GBP 15.00 per pet, per night
Late check-out fee: GBP 10.00
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
Cardiff Airport is a 30-minute drive, or guests can take the train from nearby Roose Rail Interchange to Cardiff Central station for £5 each way. The train station is a 10-minute walk from the hotel. Alternatively, those driving can park on site for £9 per day.
Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.
You will pay the hotel in the hotel's local currency. The rate displayed (in CAD) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.
The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.
*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.
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