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Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay

Longniel Close, Cardiff, CF10 4EE

+44 29 2044 9000

per night


based on 2,274 reviews

About Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, Cardiff

Value for money

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.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Breakfast included
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Shower
  • Additional toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Family rooms
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Bicycle rental

Family friendly

  • Kids meals
  • Complimentary breakfast

Places of interest near Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay

Attractions in Cardiff, Wales curated by momondo

Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay location: Longniel Close, Cardiff, CF10 4EE

Restaurants and Cafés

The Classroom - Y Dosbarth0.5 mi
Duchess of Delhi0.6 mi
Côte Cardiff Bay0.6 mi
Zizzi - Mermaids Quay0.6 mi

Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay Reviews

GreatBased on 2274 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Breakfast great excellent variety. (in 340 reviews)
  • Excellent pleasant friendly helpful staff. (in 321 reviews)
  • "Beautiful location,friendly staff,great breakfast,clean comfortable room." (in 243 reviews)
Cons -
  • Terrible smell from car park. (in 47 reviews)
  • There was nothing we didnt like (in 33 reviews)
  • Have a kingsize at home!Unfortunately lift was broken. (in 18 reviews)

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Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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Frequently asked questions

  • On average, Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay is less than the Cardiff average rate for 3 star hotels. The nightly rate at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay is typically $91, whereas the nightly rate in Cardiff is $31 more.

  • There are 9.3 mi between Cardiff Cardiff Wales and Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay. The drive to and from the airport should be about 27min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Cardiff Cardiff Wales to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $33/day for a base model rental. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Cardiff Cardiff Wales to Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Customers of Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay are welcome to bring their dogs with them during their stay.

  • Yes, Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Cardiff for those looking for something different.

  • Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay is +44 29 2044 9000.

  • Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay is 0.9 mi away from the city center of Cardiff, where you can find interesting sights such as Cardiff Castle.

  • The best contact number for Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay is +44 29 2044 9000.

  • Yes, Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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