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The Angel Hotel

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Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 1SZ Wales
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Contactless check-out
Updated 30/08/19 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 30/08/19 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#29 of 76 hotels in Cardiff
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The Angel Hotel is a beautiful Victorian landmark right in the heart of Cardiff. Neatly positioned between the Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle, its the perfect location for city breaks in Cardiff and for exploring the beautiful countryside and beaches of South Wales.Find out about the city's history at The National Museum of Wales, admire the architecture of Llandaff Cathedral and enjoy shopping, dining and watersports at Cardiff Bay.With 102 elegant and traditional bedrooms, restaurant and bar, the Angel Hotel Cardiff is the perfect place to stay when exploring this vibrant and historic city.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Baggage storage
Parking
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Desk
Housekeeping
Room service
Telephone
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
City View
Languages Spoken
English
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warwickshirerover wrote a review Yesterday
Shipston on Stour, England, United Kingdom10 contributions15 helpful votes
The dear old Angel was just the job for us. Glad to see that it hasn't fallen into too bad a state of repair .t These old hotels need constant attention and at the moment it is surviving fine. Bear in mind that Cardiff really is a party city these days and you are quite likely to run into a few groups enjoying themselves in the bar! If you don't like it just use your room! Our room was most satisfactory - a bit faded glory but the bed was comfortable , the bath and bog worked fine - what more does one need? The staff on reception were absolutely first rate in every respect- couldn't have been more helpful. Will I return? Certainly I will.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Parking can be a problem but you can usually find a place in their car park.
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Elaine#dipseyseamans wrote a review 19 Oct
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom228 contributions115 helpful votes
Another lovely stay at the Angel Cardiff,staff friendly, room lovely,breakfast great . Our booking had to be moved twice due to covid but got there eventually and still as good as always our 8th year at this hotel love it we will return next year for our shopping weekend.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Barry L wrote a review 17 Oct
16 contributions12 helpful votes
Great city centre location (albeit noisy on a Saturday night - the soundproofing was not what it could be). We both slept badly. Our bed was awful - the mattress was soft and lumpy, the pillows were hard and lumpy. Premier Inn offers a much better night’s sleep. The main staircase was lovely Art Deco. The rest of the betel is a bit shabby. The furniture was never high quality and hasn’t worn well. The shower was good, although in a bath behind a shower curtain. Much penny-pinching - no choice of tea in the room, unimpressive breakfast (no cappuccino, poor quality ingredients).
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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trevor w wrote a review 16 Oct
Southampton, United Kingdom3 contributions
Nice hotel very friendly and welcoming ,it needs a bit of tlc but I realized this from my last stay.Good value but with investment could be so much better.Good food good location but closing castle Street means you need to be cleverer than me to find it first time !Only real downside was the two nights we were there they were resurfacing the road we were on from 9-00-6am,and although they gave us ear plugs it still felt like being in a cement mixer
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Sunny wrote a review 16 Oct
Camberley, United Kingdom11 contributions4 helpful votes
The hotel is situated close to the train station bars and shops, all of the staff were very helpful and polite. My room was close to the lift, clean and had all that was required to make my stay comfortable. I ate in the restaurant for dinner and found the meal to be very good and well presented, in the morning there was a very wide choice to meet all tastes. I would love to visit again in the not to distant future, Thank you
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
US$56 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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barcelo cardiff, angel hotel cardiff
LOCATION
United KingdomWalesSouth WalesCardiffCity Centre
NUMBER OF ROOMS
102
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Angel Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Angel Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Escape Rooms Cardiff (0.2 km), Escape Reality (0.3 km), and The Bootlegger (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Angel Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at The Angel Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Angel Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site, paid private parking nearby, and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Angel Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pasture Cardiff, Revolution, and Nata & Co Bakery Clifton.
Is The Angel Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Cardiff.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Angel Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Angel Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to The Angel Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Insole Court (3.1 km), St Lythans Burial Chamber (6.6 km), and Mansion House (1.0 km).
Does The Angel Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.
Is The Angel Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.