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100% (9 member ratings) "Ticks all the right boxes" -- The Guardian

Jolyon's at No.10

Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Stylish boutique hotel near Millennium Stadium & Cardiff Castle
  • Lively bar that stretches across the ground floor & is said to be frequented by the Wales rugby team
  • The River Taff is a short walk, with water taxis that travel to Cardiff Bay in 15 minutes
  • Suites have mini kitchenettes & Wi-Fi is free throughout

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100% (9 member ratings)

4.3Value for the Money


10 Cathedral Road
Cardiff, CF11 9L J
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"With so many big, boring corporate chain hotels in Cardiff, it's a breath of fresh air", says The Times about the quirky Jolyon's at No.10. The owners have filled this Victorian building with crystal chandeliers, flashes of red and purple, antique armoires and Chesterfield-style armchairs. It's a unique property just 10 minutes from the Millennium Stadium and Cardiff Castle.

The banks of the River Taff and the Taff Trail (which stretches 55 miles to Brecon and is popular with cyclists) are visible from the hotel's windows. You can take a water taxi to the modern Cardiff Bay development where there are restaurants, bars, shops and the Wales Millennium Centre (home to the Welsh National Opera) -- the journey takes 15 minutes.

The hotel itself is home to a lively bar and restaurant, Cwtch Mawr (Welsh for 'big cuddle'). The Wales rugby team reportedly pops in for a beer after training at the stadium, and it is busy until late on the weekends. In the morning, a continental breakfast buffet of cereals, toast and croissants is laid out, with a cooked menu (including Welsh sausages) available to order.

The 21 rooms include Compact, Deluxe and Suite types. There is no air conditioning (although fans are provided), but the décor is soothing here with vintage furniture and a muted colour scheme. Wi-Fi is free throughout, and the Suites have kitchenettes, a separate living room and Japanese-style plunge baths. 

From the press:

  • "A stay at Jolyon's at No 10 is an experience – an enjoyable one" -- The Times

  • "The staff are a real asset" -- The Independent

  • "There's an air of pleasant remove to this welcoming and wonderful place" -- The Guardian


  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kitchenette in some rooms
  • Jacuzzi in some rooms
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking, subject to pre-booking and availability

  • Off-street parking


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
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. Minimum age required to check in: 18.


  • Standard checkout time: 11am

Children and additional guests

  • Cot/crib available on request in Suites only, free of charge, for children aged 3 or under.
    Extra bed available on request in Suites only: £30 per night for older children and adults. Charges will be added to your bill.


  • Assistance/guide dogs allowed. No other pets allowed.


  • 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

  • The Restaurant closes at 3pm every Sunday.

Getting there

Cardiff Central Station is a 15-minute walk, or a 7-minute drive. There is a small car park at the hotel with free parking for guests who reserve a space in advance (be warned if you have a big car, it can be a bit tight). There are also more spaces available in the nearby Sophia Gardens (£10.30 for 24 hours).


  • 10 Cathedral Road
  • Cardiff, CF11 9L J
  • United Kingdom

Customer Service

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Tel: 1-877-966-0000

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

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