Self Catering Accommodation
A must see is St Fagan’s National History Museum, set in lovely grounds with lots to see and do. Cathays Park or Cardiff Civic Centre is made up of impressive Edwardian buildings such as the City Hall and the Crown Court. Cardiff Bay is home to the National Assembly for Wales and the Wales Millennium Centre, a premier arts and cultural venue.
These rentals are a cheap alternative to a normal hotel room.
Self Catering Accommodation in Cardiff Wales (for 1 Night or Longer)
The Millennium Stadium is one of the city’s most famous landmarks. Opened in 1999, the stadium is home to the Welsh national rugby union team, and stages also football matches and large-scale music concerts.
Self catering options (apartments, aparthotels, studio’s, penthouses, suites) can be found at various locations all over the city, within walking distance of superb sights, waterfront area, museums, pubs and restaurants. These rentals, perfect for both a holiday or business, is available in every price range. Many of them feature free Wi-Fi, free car parking, and are well-equipped with a fully furnished kitchen, a living and dining area and a separate bathroom. Some properties have an indoor swimming pool, gym, spa bath and solarium.
Be aware it can be busy especially if you visit when a large event is taking place at the Millennium stadium.
Short Term Stay for the Weekend or One Night
Inexpensive overnight stay in the heart of the city, within walking distance of great shopping, fine dining and popular sights. You will find the Millennium Stadium, Motorpoint Arena and the night life of St Mary’s Street just around the corner.
In Cardiff Bay, which is a 15 min walk away or a 5 minute drive from the city centre, you will find a selection of restaurants and bars on the waterfront.
Cardiff Bay Rail Station is not far away, and within walking distance are Techniquest, the Wales Millennium Centre Theatre and the Red Dragon Centre with its restaurants, cinema and cafes. Many bars and shops of Mermaid Quay’s are on your doorstep. Cardiff Airport is a 30 minutes drive away (see cheap hotels nearby).
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Main railway station ?
The mainline train station of the city is Cardiff Central Railway Station, operated by Arriva Trains Wales. It’s one of the busiest railroad stations in the country.
Long distance trains travel to destinations across Wales and England, to cities such as Bridgend, Wrexham, the Port of Holyhead, Southampton Harbour, Port of Portsmouth, the central London railway terminus of Paddington, Manchester main railway station, New Street rail hub in Birmingham city centre and even to destinations in Scotland (Glasgow Central and Edinburgh’s main railway station Waverley).
Where is Cardiff ?
Cardiff, the capital of Wales is located in the Glamorgan region, in the south of the country.
Tourists and visitors flying to the city will arrive at Cardiff International Airport (CWL), located west of it’s centre in the village of Rhoose. From the airport you can fly to domestic and international destinations across Europe.
5 Must See Attractions and Sights
St. Fagans National History Museum
(CF5 6XB Wales)
Peek into the social history of Wales at this fabulous open-air museum where old cottages have been rebuilt. Great day out for children and adults alike.
National Museum and Art Gallery
(Cathays Park in the Civic Centre, CF10 3NP Wales)
Museum showcasing various exhibitions of art. Sections include a natural history and archaelology section, and an extensive art gallery. Well worth a visit.
(Westgate Street, Golate House, Cardiff CF10 1NS, Wales)
State of the art venue in the heart of the city, home to the national rugby team. Take a daily tour of the Millennium Stadium and see both changing rooms, private boxes, press conference suite, and walk down the players tunnel.
(Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Pl, CF10 5AL United Kingdom)
Former docks area of the city which is now transformed into one of Europe’s largest waterfront developments. It’s an excellent place to spend the day, there is plenty to see and do, and there are plenty of restaurants and bars where you can have a drink.
(Castle Street, CF10 3RB Wales /Cathays area)
Famous Cardiff Castle is very impressive. The Castle Keep shows a good view over the Welsh landscape.
Cheap Deals for Fully Furnished Accommodation
Apartments are the alternative family accommodation for hotels. Nice, fully equipped flats for visitors to Cardiff from budget to luxury 5 star holiday rentals. Stay for one night, one week or longer in the Welsh capital or in nearby Cardiff Bay.
Looking for a cheap rental apartment in Cardiff for a short stay or long term basis ?
One of the best accommodations is 4 star Meridian Terrace. These rentals can be found in the city centre close to the main central rail station. Motorpoint Arena, the indoor exhibition and events arena, is a 1-minute walk away.
We can recommend you also luxury A Space In The City @ Quayside. These more luxurious apartments to rent are set in the heart of Cardiff’s stylish Quayside district, opposite the Wales Millennium Centre. Each modern kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering. Stay for one night, a weekend or longer.
Family friendly multi bedroom accommodation is A Space In The City at Century Wharf. These modern place to stay are close to the Mermaid Quay Restaurant Quarter and offer free use of the on-site gym, pool and conference suite. The Bay Rail Station is not far away, and within walking distance are Techniquest, the Wales Millennium Centre Theatre and the Red Dragon Centre.