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Cardiff Holiday

What are the best places to visit in Cardiff?

It's enjoyable to just wander the streets when you're somewhere new, but sometimes it's a wise move to have a plan. Grab your schedule — we have some cool ideas for your forthcoming Cardiff holiday.

You're going to be surrounded by terrific things to see and do, such as Cardiff Castle and Wales Millennium Centre. If you want to make the most of your stay, then consider visiting the Techniquest and Llandaff Cathedral.

History has infinite lessons. Soak up the knowledge and become more familiar with the past at National Museum Wales. There's a fabulous range of things to keep you busy in this destination. Some of the region's most visionary minds were reared behind the walls of Cardiff University. After spending the morning here, you might have a lightbulb moment too! Still got some time on your hands? Victoria Park is a beautiful place to hang out in if you've had enough of trudging around town. Find a bench, plop yourself down and rest your weary body.

What are the most popular activities for a Cardiff holiday?

You don't have to sleep in fancy hotels or fly at the pointy end of the plane to have a great holiday. Just dive into all the fun things you can do while you're there!

This place has a range of activities. Here are some suggestions to kick off your trip to Cardiff:

For even more options, take a look at our Cardiff things to do page.

What types of accommodation options are available in Cardiff?

Have Cardiff in your sights? You'll be jetting off to the capital of Wales, so you'll certainly have a large range of accommodation to select from. Reserve your room today on Expedia to get the best rates on cheap holidays and luxury getaways!

When you're feeling jet lagged, there's nothing more pleasant than chilling out in a swanky room and feasting on some room service. See what yummy treats are waiting for you at the New House Country Hotel (Thornhill) or The St David's Hotel (Havannah Street). The ibis Cardiff Gate - International Business Park (Cardiff Gate Business Park) and the ibis Cardiff (Churchill Way) have good customer feedback if you want something more economical.

Is there an airport in Cardiff?

Nobody likes spending time at the airport. But it's well worth it when you think about the adventure that's waiting just around the corner Situated 9 miles southwest of Cardiff, Cardiff International Airport (CWL) is the nearest terminal.




Guide to Exploring Cardiff


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Coldra Court Hotel by Celtic Manor €78
Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020
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Coldra Court Hotel by Celtic Manor

Coldra Court Hotel by Celtic Manor

Chepstow Road, Langstone, Newport, Wales
     
    3.8 of 5
    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    The room was really big although slightly outdated.

    Citrus Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality €66
    Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020
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    Citrus Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality

    Citrus Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality

    Bute Terrace, Cardiff, Wales
       
      3.9 of 5
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Perfect location for Cardiff city Center. Hotel reception staff were friendly, & rooms were comfortable. Large bed with bath & shower. Breakfast was a bit chaotic, as only 1 lift for The whole hotel!!! ( other lift was used by staff member delivering towels to each floor) between 9-10:30, during ...

      ibis budget Cardiff Centre
      Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020
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      ibis budget Cardiff Centre

      ibis budget Cardiff Centre

      Tyndall Street, Cardiff, Wales
         
        3.9 of 5
        2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        I booked to stay for one night midweek with my mum and sister, and i couldnt fault it. It is budget, but its value for money. For example, there isnt a bathroom, there is a small toilet room and a seperate shower, with the door opening into the main room, so not a lot of privacy. However, the shower ...

        Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff
        Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020
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        Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff

        Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff

        Meridian Gate, Bute Terrace, Cardiff, Wales
           
          4.1 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Everything was perfect! Room was fantastic, staff were great snd check in / out was efficient.

          The Royal Hotel Cardiff €207
          Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020
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          The Royal Hotel Cardiff

          The Royal Hotel Cardiff

          88 St Mary Street, Cardiff, Wales
             
            4.2 of 5
            3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Would highly recommend this hotel great service and staff are friendly nice location for the city and looking to book our next stay already

            Quay Apartments Clarence House €66
            Reviewed on 18 Jan 2020
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            Quay Apartments Clarence House

            Quay Apartments Clarence House

            Clarence Place, Newport, Wales
               
              4.2 of 5
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              The apartment looked fairly new and was well kitted out.

              ibis Cardiff €48
              Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020
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              ibis Cardiff

              ibis Cardiff

              Churchill Way, Cardiff, Wales
                 
                3.9 of 5
                2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                The ideal hotel to stay at if you’re in Cardiff for a gig at the arena. Cheap and cheerful but clean and comfortable room plus the staff were very helpful and friendly.

                Modern Studios in Cardiff
                Reviewed on 1 Apr 2020
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                Modern Studios in Cardiff

                Modern Studios in Cardiff

                The West Wing, Glossop Road, Cardiff, Wales
                   
                  3.1 of 5
                  3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Lovely student accommodation, only issue was the fire alarm would go off once a day

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