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"Prime position" -- The AA Hotel Guide

The St David's Hotel & Spa

Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Striking modern building set on Cardiff Bay’s waterfront
  • Within walking distance of the area’s shops, bars and restaurants
  • “Stunning” on-site Marine Spa has a salt-water pool
  • Most rooms have bay views
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Havannah Street
Cardiff, CF10 5SD
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Overlooking Cardiff Bay, and making the most of its views, The St David's Hotel & Spa is as modern as it gets, featuring a contemporary glass exterior topped by two arched wings.

The only AA-rated 5-star hotel in Cardiff Bay, the St David’s sits within a 10-minute walk of the area’s many bars, restaurants and shops. Theatre, arts and concert lovers will enjoy being close to the Millennium Centre, sci-fi and TV fans can visit the Dr Who Experience, just 8 minutes’ drive away, and adrenalin junkies can head for Cardiff International Whitewater. Meanwhile, the Welsh capital’s city centre attractions - the castle, museums and the Millennium Stadium, are less than two miles away.

If you find yourself back at the hotel for lunch or dinner, Tempus at Tides Bar & Restaurant offers modern British fare, made with the best produce Wales has to offer, and gorgeous views over the bay. Other facilities at the hotel include the Marine Spa -- “a stunning health complex of saunas and treatment rooms” (The Daily Telegraph), plus a salt-water swimming pool with bay views.

Rooms are decorated in luxuriously modern style -- all offer free WiFi and floor-to-ceiling windows. Upgrade for private balconies, bay views and iPod docks. Upgrade to a higher-category room for a small private balcony with bay views. 

From the press:

  • “A glittering, glassy tower topped with a sail-like flourish” -- Lonely Planet

  • The hotel has a “prime position on Cardiff Bay” -- The AA Hotel Guide 2015

  • “St David’s glories in its modernity” -- Radio Times


  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Slippers


  • 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: 3pm


  • Standard checkout time: 11am


  • 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.

Additional details

  • Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 11am

    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

    • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
    • 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.

    • Breakfast fee: GBP 18.50 per person (approximately)
    • Self parking fee: GBP 15 per night
    • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 10 per night
    • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30 per night

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Getting there

Cardiff airport is 30 minutes’ drive away, or take the train from nearby Rhoose Rail Interchange to Cardiff Queen Street and change there for Cardiff Bay station, a 4-minute drive or 10-minute walk from the hotel. Alternatively, Cardiff Central station is less than two miles away. If you’re driving, the M4 is a 12-minute drive and there is on-site parking at a cost of £15 per 24 hours.


  • Havannah Street
  • Cardiff, CF10 5SD
  • United Kingdom

Customer Service

Prefer to book over the phone?

Tel: 1-877-966-0000

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm ET, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

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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.

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