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A modern waterside hotel close to Cardiff Bay and the city centre, with free Wi-Fi, on-site parking and included Express Start Breakfast
With its handy location between Cardiff Bay and the city centre, and overlooking Bute East Dock, Holiday Inn Express® Cardiff Bay hotel makes a convenient base. It's a mile from Cardiff Central railway station and 10 minutes on foot from Cardiff Bay station. It's a five-minute walk to the nearest bus stop, where you can catch the Cardiff Baycar bus into the city. Cardiff International Airport (CWL) is half an hour's drive away.
A 10-minute walk from the hotel, the rejuvenated Cardiff Bay area is home to restaurants and bars and the Wales Millennium Centre. Walk 15 minutes north from the hotel, and you'll reach central Cardiff, where the sights include the Principality Stadium, formerly known as Millennium Stadium, and Cardiff Castle.
The hotel's central location also suits business travellers. on-site parking and free Wi-Fi.
Each morning you can enjoy bacon, sausages, scrambled eggs and baked beans, as well as continental choices, at the inclusive breakfast buffet. At the end of a busy day, unwind with a cold beer or a glass of wine in the hotel bar.
- Black-out Shades
- Crib Available
- Iron/Ironing Board
- Separate Hanging Closet
- In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
- Sofa Bed/Sleeper Couch
- Private Bathroom
- Bathroom Amenities Available
- Hair Dryer
- Separate/Walk-in Shower
- Heated Mirrors
- Coffee Maker
- Tea Maker
- Flat-screen TV
- Work Desk with Lamp
- Desk-level Electrical Outlet
- Direct-dial Phone
- Separate Phone Bills for Separate Lines
- Electrical Adapters Available
- Windows Open by Guest
- Connecting Rooms Available
- Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
- Breakfast Buffet Included
- Continental Breakfast Included
- Off-site Restaurant Delivery Available
Hotel Bars & Lounges
Serves draught beer and lager as well as a wide range of wines, spirits and liqueurs. Our All Day Dining Menu has a selection of meals and snacks which can be ordered from the bar.
Location: Great Room
Hours of Operation: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
- Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
- Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
Housekeeping & Laundry
- Daily Housekeeping
- Wake Up Calls
Longueil Close Schooner Way Atlantic Wharf
Cardiff, CF10 4EE
Check In: 2:00 pm
Check Out: 11:00 am
Check-in Age: 18
Parking + -
- Daily Self-Parking Fee: 10 GBP
- ANPR car park covered by CCTV and regular patrol. A £10 daily parking fee applies per car. Coach parking is not currently available at the hotel. Car parking is on a first come first served basis and cannot be reserved.
Shuttle + -
Accessibility + -
- Public Entrance
- Guest Rooms
- Public Restrooms
Accessible Hotel Areas
- Ramp Access
- Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
Provided by Hotel
Pet Policy + -
- Pets Allowed
- Guide Dogs Allowed
- Pet Walking Area On-site
- Pet Fee per Night: 15 GBP
- The hotel welcomes small pets for which a fee is charged however pets are not permitted in any of the dining or lounge areas. We also respectfully ask that animals are not left unattended in the hotel. This is limited to 1 pet per room
Facility + -
- Smoke-Free Facility
- Number of Floors: 4
- Total Number of Rooms: 79
- Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 79
- Number of Accessible Rooms: 6
- Connecting Rooms Available
- Current Renovation: 18-June-2019 To 26-August-2021
- Major construction work due to extension build. Loud noise expected between 10am and 5pm daily
- Public Spaces Renovated in: 2020
- Guest Rooms Renovated in: 2018
Languages + -
Credit Cards + -
- American Express
- Diners Club
- Carte Blanche
- IHG® Business Edge Pay (UK only)
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FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay?
At Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 10 GBP.
Can I cancel my booking at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay for a full refund?
Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.
Is there an area shuttle available at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay?
No, there is not a local area shuttle available at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay.
Does Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay have a pool?
No, Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay does not have a pool.
When is breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay?
Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay is available from 7:00 am to 10:00 am.
What are the check-in and check-out times for Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay?
Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay is from 2:00 pm, and check-out time is 11:00 am. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.
Does Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay offers free WiFi!
Does Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay have a restaurant on site?
No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay?
Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.
How many rooms does the Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay have?
The Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay has 79 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.
Can I bring my pet to Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay?
Pets are welcome at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay. Our Pet Policy: The hotel welcomes small pets for which a fee is charged however pets are not permitted in any of the dining or lounge areas. We also respectfully ask that animals are not left unattended in the hotel. This is limited to 1 pet per room.