About the hotel
Ideally located just a stone’s throw away from the centre of Cardiff, this budget hotel puts you within reach of everything the city has to offer. Just a 5-minute walk from Cardiff Queen Street railway station, getting to easyHotel Cardiff City Centre is a breeze. Blending old with new, you’re just moments from medieval castles, scenic parks and event venues.
Whether you’re travelling for work or play, you’ll find a comfortable night’s sleep in Cardiff city centre with en-suite bathrooms, heated rooms in winter and air conditioning in the summer for your convenience. If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Cardiff, easyHotel is perfect for you.
Where to eat
Located close to the city centre in Cardiff, there are plenty of dining options within walking distance of your room. Start your mornings with a caffeine hit from Starbucks just a two minute walk from the hotel if you’re in a hurry, or enjoy something more leisurely at Coffee Planet just a short walk along Newport Road. For a quick and easy lunch or dinner, Lilo’s Pasta offers hearty meals to go or head to Steak of the Art for a meaty feast. Satisfy your sweet tooth at The Clink Cymru with their delicious dessert menu set in Cardiff Prison for a different sort of experence, or for an ideal place for a few drinks, head to the swanky 1920’s-themed bar, The Dead Canary, for freshly prepared cocktails in a designer bar.
What to see
Spend a morning wandering around Cardiff’s compact yet vibrant city centre. Explore the shopping on offer as you meander the Victorian arcades which are lined with boutique stores or visit St David’s shopping center to find all your favourite high street stores before stopping by the Cardiff Indoor Market for one of the cheapest places in town for a fried breakfast. There’s also an array of local produce as well as second hand books and records for those looking to pick up something from their travels.
Make your way to the medieval Cardiff Castle which is just a 15 minute walk from the hotel. From the castle you can jump on a 15 minute bus ride to Llandaff Cathedral to admire the huge building set within the Cardiff ‘village’ of Llandaff. If you’ve got a car and are looking for more historical structures to marvel at, head to Castell Coch for a fairytale castle set among the rolling hills on the outskirts of Cardiff.
If you are looking for something a bit different to do, Cardiff is home to the internationally renowned NoFit State Circus who run classes for everything from juggling to trapeze. For those looking to head outdoors then walking the Cardiff Bay 10k trail is for you, with the path taking you through Cardiff Bay, over the barrage, a 1.1.km long embankment where you can enjoy spectacular views of Cardiff Bay and the Severn Estuary, and past the wetlands nearby. While at Cardiff Bay, be sure to visit Techniquest, the UK’s longest established science centre, followed by a bite to eat at one of the many popular restaurant chains including Nando’s, Las Iguanas and Bills.
If it is an event you are visiting Cardiff for, easyHotel Cardiff is ideally located. Rugby lovers can take a 20 minute walk to the Principality Stadium to be in the heart of Welsh Rugby in no time. The Motorpoint Arena is a 12 minute stroll from your hotel room where you can see some of the world’s biggest artists and funniest comedians, safe in the knowledge that you can be tucked up in bed or seeing what Cardiff nightlife has to offer as soon as the event is finished.