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Whether you're looking for a luxurious five-star hotel, cosy guest house, or a room on a budget, Cardiff has plenty of choice - and most hotels and B&Bs are only a short walk from the city's visitor attractions, shops and train station.

In this section you can find out about the different types of accommodation available in Cardiff - from welcoming guest houses and quirky boutique hotels to self-catering apartments and budget hostels.

Cardiff is a compact city which is easy to get around, but you can still experience a range of locations when you book you accommodation. You can have waterfront views in Cardiff Bay, experience city living in the heart of Cardiff's city-centre or relax in the beautiful Welsh countryside in a country hotel.

Whether you're looking to stay for a fortnight with the family or a short break with someone special, you'll find everything you could want in Cardiff.

Please click here for a full list of accommodation in Cardiff.

Search and book accommodation online

You can search and book accommodation online, using the search tab on the right of the page. You can search by area, type of hotel and the dates you would like to stay. will return the best prices from a range of sources, giving you the best deals for your stay.

Alternatively our tourist information centres are happy to help with any information you may require and can provide suggestions on accommodation: call +44(0)29 2087 3573 or email

Please note that all bookings made online are subject to our online booking terms and conditions, details of which can be seen here. For details of our Data Protection policy, click here.

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Visit Wales 5* HotelGrading

Much of the accommodation listed on this site has been inspected and graded for quality annually, and complies with the grading scheme of Visit Wales or those of the Automobile Association (AA). 

The quality rating is as follows:
5 star - Exceptional with a degree of luxury
4 star - Excellent standard throughout
3 star - Good level of quality and comfort
2 star - Well presented and well run
1 star - Simple, practical, no frills

For further information on grading: Visit Wales, Tŷ Glyndwr, Machynlleth, SY20 8WW, T +44 (0)1654 702 584,

Automobile Association, AA Hotel Services, 14th Floor, Fanum House, Basing View, Basingstoke RG21 4EA, T: +44(0) 1256 844455,

Smoking law

Smoking is banned in enclosed public places in Wales since a law came into force on the 2nd of April 2007. This means that smoking is not allowed any more in public places such as accommodation, restaurants, pubs and clubs.