Novotel Cardiff Centre

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Modern hotel, walking distance to the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff bay and the city centre
  • There’s an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, steam room & sauna
  • Wi-Fi is free throughout & there is on-site parking

"Equally convenient for the centre and Cardiff bay" -- The AA Hotel Guide

Map & Directions

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.

Rooms & Rates

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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. 



  • Bar
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

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


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


  • Hair-dryer


  • 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.


Pets: Pets allowed

Cancellation: 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 allowed Check-in time starts at 2pm Check-out time is 12pm

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.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number 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.

  • 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.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

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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