Enjoy a stay in Cardiff's Grade II Listed Victorian hotel


StayThe 60 bedrooms in this urban retreat are of a contemporary style with the latest technology which includes Air Conditioning, 37-42 inch HD TV’s, in room safe and free Wi-Fi which is available throughout the Hotel. Relax and unwind in Fitz’s bar with our great selection of light meals, snacks and sample our made to order cocktails.

Located on the second floor above the hustle and bustle of the vibrant capital city, The hotel is situated at the junction of St Mary Street, Wood Street and Westgate Street, with entrances on both St Mary Street and Westgate Street. The closest Hotel to the Principality Stadium gates, many of our rooms overlook the iconic building, home to major international sporting events and concerts.

Brand new cinema themed rooms are perfect for a movie buffs weekend away – with 75 inch HD TV, surround sound, PS4, Netflix, Board games and refreshments, you wouldn’t want to miss out.

Breakfast is served most mornings in the famous Oak Panelled Scott Room which can seat up to 130 guests and is an ideal wedding and function venue. It was in this room that Captain Robert Falcon Scott held his farewell dinner prior to his fateful expedition to the Antarctic in 1910.

By road

When travelling from the east, exit M4 at Junction 32 and follow signs for Cardiff A470 & City Centre. Route leads into Manor Way, then North Road. Turn left after passing the Castle with the Angel Hotel on the corner into Westgate Street. There are pay to park car parks located on this street. St Mary Street is adjacent to Westgate Steet. We are located next to Edwards Bar. When travelling from the west, exit at Junction 29 and follow signs for Cardiff (E&S) A48(M4) and continue straight on for approx 7 miles. Exit left at sign for City Centre (M4) A470. At roundabout after slip road exit, take second exit left – following signs for City Centre. Continue straight on for approx 300 yards to a roundabout and merge with traffic from North Road from your right. Continue straight along North Road until you reach the castle on your right and turn left after passing the Castle with the Angel Hotel on the corner into Westgate Street. Please note St Mary Street is now pedestrianised.

Public transport

The Royal Hotel Cardiff is 300yds from Cardiff Central Station. Exit the station and walk straight ahead for 100 yds to the main road. You will see a large building on the right across the road, on the corner of Westgate Street and St Mary Street, with O’Neils bar on the ground floor (blue sign). The entrance to the hotel is on the left side of the building, just past the entrance to Edwards Bar.




+44 (0)29 2055 0750




88 St Mary Street
CF10 1DW

Car parking is available at the NCP Wood Street, CF10 1EN. This is located on Wood Street, just across the road from the Hotel; we receive a special discounted rate of £14 per 24hrs. Simply park your car there, collect a ticket from the barriers, bring this to Reception to validate; payment is taken at the Hotel.

In town/city centre, Non smoking establishment, Accept children (Minimum age), Off site parking, Bar, Cater for vegetarians, Room service, Serve breakfast, Serve evening meal, Serve lunch, American Express accepted, Maestro accepted, MasterCard accepted, Visa accepted, Colour television in all bedrooms, Hairdryer in all bedrooms, Modem point in all bedrooms, Radio in all bedrooms, Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms, Telephone in all bedrooms, Accept coach parties, Air-conditioning throughout, Available for wedding receptions, Central heating throughout, Conference facilities, Event venue, Licenced for civil marriages, Lift, Pets accepted, Public telephone, Aim to attract conferences and business meetings, Marketed as gay friendly, Marketed as green/environmentally friendly, Group discounts available, Wi-fi available