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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked a room here as it's close to the city centre, we called the penrhys the night before arriving to check and ensure our booking was correct and was told by a guy that all was well. After a three hour journey from home we arrived to find there was no room key, then when we were given one...

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Welshpool, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location, ten minutes walk from town centre. The room was clean but disappointing. The decor was very dated, and there were several small problems such as the bathroom door not shutting, and the taps loose so they rotated when you turned them on. The kettle spout had a large chip out of it. Cannot comment on breakfast as it...

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Thank barabrith2015
Gloucester
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Stayed the night here as we were visiting a friend in Cardiff. Good location, clean & tidy room with a cute little shower room & a four poster bed! Decor is deeply oldy fash but adds to the hotel's ambience. Vinyl on shower room floor desperately needs replacing but that's a minor point. Good night's kip in comfy bed &...

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Thank Kay H
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Enjoyed staying here in a beautiful building that originally was a top end villa in a tree lined avenue in central Cardiff.Internally it is clean but needs renovation.Decor is tired and very old,lots of stained glass and fancy fittings from the early 20th century. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. Good value for money in top location.

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Staff were great, very friendly, fantastic location ten minute walk to the city centre, bed very comfortable and clean, parking at rear of hotel is always a plus, good breakfast, only bad point, the hotel was very dated and tired looking, in need of a little tlc.

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Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely b&b, room was great, was three of us and was expecting a double and a single, but we had two doubles!! Amazing. Service was brilliant, the lady at the front desk and believe was the owner was so kind and friendly, was asking if me and my friends had a good night out and everything. Very happy with our...

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Thank JasAlys
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I can't complain about the staff, the food at breakfast, the service or the cleanliness. But the place feels seriously run down and needs a full refurbishment. It looks like it hasn't been decorated in about 50 years and parts of the hotel are really tired. The location was perfect and we felt really safe leaving the car in the...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The hotel is located in Cathedral Road, Cardiff´s main accommodation street, within walking distance of Sophia Gardens, Bute Park, the castle, the city centre, the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Central station and the main bus station. It is particularly close to the National Express bus stop which has recently moved to Sophia Gardens. I stayed in a second-floor room which I...

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Thank Eurasiatraveller2014
Florida
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Penrhys is an old fashioned, family run B&B. No more, no less. The most striking thing is the décor - 18 rooms on three floors. it's a blend of Victoriana, heavy William Morris-style wallpaper and a touch of the 1970s, which is probably the last time it was decorated. It reminds me of B&Bs I stayed at as a travelling...

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Thank RogerBann
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Friendly service upon arrival. Unfortunately the card machine was not working and had to pay by cash receipt not given or offered later found out another guest had paid by card. Room was small but adequate. The wardrobe door didnt close properly, the veneer coming off of surround. didn't appreciate being woken up at 5.00am, by the noise from room...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cosy bed & breakfast ideally situated within 10 minutes walking distance to the millennium stadium. Free wifi and free secure parking. A warm welcome awaits you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penrhys Hotel

Address: 127 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9PJ, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range: $94 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“No lift, some plumbing noise.”
 of 5 bubbles barabrith2015, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 121kayh, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“A room overlooking the back should be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Eurasiatraveller2014, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I won't be staying here again. Disappointed which is such a shame.”
 of 5 bubbles 148ElaineW, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Top floor front view was very nice”
 of 5 bubbles 649sharonh, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
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