For your upcoming trip to the Welsh capital, choose this modern boutique hotel in Cardiff city centre for excellent value for money, great service and warm hospitality. Set in the heart of the city centre, the property enjoys unrivalled ease of access to all the major bars, restaurants, shops and tourist attractions. When you’re not out exploring the city’s hotspots, the hotel has plenty to offer and entertain for all ages and tastes. Services include complimentary WiFi, laundry and air-conditioning throughout. The reception desk is open 24 hours a day to allow guests to ask queries and request recommendations for local sights. Each of the comfortable guest rooms is fitted with double-glazed windows and climate control for peaceful nights’ rest, as well as coffee and tea facilities, work desk, free safe box and flat screen LCD TV. The property prides itself on being eco-friendly and warm and welcoming to every one of its guests, including families travelling with young children.
Make the most of your proximity to all the major shops and department stores in the city, from independent record stores and craft souvenir shops to Edwardian arcades and antique markets. Music fans should not skip a trip to the oldest record store in the world, Spillers Records. The store which first opened in 1894, champions non-commercial and alternative music choice as well as local artists through live events in store. If you love to rifle through antiques and bric-a-brac you’ll love Jacob’s Market. With over 50 independent stalls, you can find anything from collectable stamps to vintage clothing and second-hand furniture.
For night-time entertainment, Cardiff does not disappoint. There is an abundance of traditional pubs, sophisticated cocktail bars and live music venues, so whatever takes your fancy there’s bound to be a destination for you! The best of the traditional-style pubs, loved by residents and tourists alike, include Cottage, City Arms and Cayo Arms, all of which possess charming character and serve unique ales and lagers. For the discerning traveller there are chic and stylish bars such as Cantaloop (an exclusive lounge bar with its own Havana cigar bar) and Moloko (a Russian inspired vodka bar with an impressive shot menu).
There’s plenty to do and see in Cardiff if you’re travelling with kids of all ages, so keep them happy too and visit some of the following destinations. Check out the AMF Hollywood Bowl Cardiff for a fun-filled day out, or the hugely popular Doctor Who Experience, where kids can get up close to their favourite television characters in a series of hands-on activities. The Adamsdown Play Centre is a favourite amongst younger children, where they can take part in team sports, cooking classes and arts and crafts.