Budget Friendly Accommodation close to CF10 3XQ area

Hilton Cardiff

CF10 3HH, Cardiff, Kingsway

This luxury hotel is in the city centre, looking out over Cardiff Castle and City Hall. It has large air-conditioned rooms, a 20-metre heated pool, a gym, spa, sauna, steam room and spa bath. The... read more

4211 reviews 7.7

£ 83.00

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Holiday Inn Cardiff City, an IHG Hotel

CF10 1XD, Cardiff, Castle Street

Situated between the Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle, Holiday Inn Cardiff City offers rooms and facilities for business and leisure guests. With the city centre only minutes away, guests can explore the shopping district or... read more

2203 reviews 7.8

£ 38.94

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Jurys Inn Cardiff

CF10 3UD, Cardiff, 1 Park Place

With a great location in Cardiff’s centre, Jurys Inn Cardiff is set in a beautiful Victorian building and boasts a restaurant and bar. Rooms each feature stylish décor and a flat-screen TV. Each high-quality bedroom... read more

4313 reviews 7.9

£ 50.15

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The Angel Hotel- Part of the Cairn Collection

CF10 1SZ, Cardiff, Castle Street

This classic Victorian building offers classic air-conditioned bedrooms next to Cardiff Castle and 150 yards from the Principality Stadium. It has an elegant restaurant and bar. Parking on-site is available for an additional charge. Many... read more

4060 reviews 7.5

£ 40.50

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Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa

CF24 0DD, Cardiff, 24-26 Newport Road

In a prime city centre location, this 4-star luxury hotel has a swimming pool, a gym and a spa. The main shopping district is a 5-minute walk away. There is free Wi-Fi and on-site parking... read more

4832 reviews 7.7

£ 49.00

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Park Plaza Cardiff

CF10 3AL, Cardiff, Greyfriars Rd

Located in the city centre, just 5 minutes’ walk from Cardiff Castle, this luxury 4-star hotel offers stylish rooms with free Wi-Fi. There is a 20-metres indoor pool and a gym. Rooms have chic design... read more

5035 reviews 8.3

£ 71.20

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Austins Guest House

CF11 6LJ, Cardiff, 11, Coldstream Terrace

Situated 300 metres from Cardiff Castle, this guest house is a 10-minute walk along the river from the bus and train stations. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the building, and Cardiff International Airport is 14... read more

1059 reviews 8.1

£ 28.45

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Dray Court

CF10 1FG, Cardiff, 2 Dray Court

Featuring a balcony with city views, a restaurant and a bar, Dray Court can be found in Cardiff, close to Principality Stadium and less than 1 km from Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. The property, housed in... read more

27 reviews 4.5

£ 70.00

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Hotel Indigo - Cardiff, an IHG Hotel

CF10 2AR, Cardiff, Dominions Arcade

Hotel Indigo - Cardiff is located in Cardiff, 200 metres from St David's Hall and 300 metres from Cardiff Castle. The hotel has a terrace and fitness centre, and guests can enjoy a drink at... read more

4926 reviews 9

£ 56.00

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Aaron Wise - 62 Plantagenet Studios

CF11 6AQ, Cardiff, 62 Plantagenet Street

Featuring a terrace, Aaron Wise - 62 Plantagenet Studios is set in Cardiff in the Glamorgan region, 1.1 km from Cardiff Castle and 1.2 km from Principality Stadium. Among the facilities at this property are... read more

420 reviews 8.7

£ 42.52

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Richmond Road Guest House

CF24 3BT, Cardiff, 157 Richmond Road

Situated in Cardiff, 1.4 km from Cardiff University, Richmond Road Guest House features accommodation with a shared lounge, private parking and a garden. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and room... read more

475 reviews 4.5

£ 19.95

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Castle view

CF10 1BS, Cardiff, 13 Castle Street Cardiff

Ideally located in the Cardiff Centre district of Cardiff, Castle view is set 300 metres from Principality Stadium, 500 metres from St David's Hall and 600 metres from Cardiff Castle. The property is located 2.4... read more

142 reviews 3.7

£ 105.00

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The Spires Cardiff

CF11 9LJ, Cardiff, 10 Cathedral Road

The Spires Cardiff features city views and free WiFi, set in Cardiff, 600 metres from Cardiff Castle. The units come with tiled floors and feature a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, a dining area,... read more

131 reviews 8.5

£ 87.69

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easyHotel Cardiff

CF24 0ED, Cardiff, 1-3 Fitzalan Place

Set 400 metres from University of South Wales - Cardiff Campus, easyHotel Cardiff offers rooms with air conditioning in Cardiff. The property is close to Cardiff University, Principality Stadium and Capitol Shopping Centre. Free WiFi... read more

1859 reviews 7.5

£ 1.00

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The Parkgate Hotel

CF10 1DA, Cardiff, Westgate Street

Featuring a restaurant, a fitness centre as well as a bar, The Parkgate Hotel is set in the centre of Cardiff, 90 metres from Principality Stadium. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with... read more

1154 reviews 8.6

£ 1.00

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millennium stadium guest house

CF11 6LN, Cardiff, 14 Green Street

Boasting a garden and views of city, millennium stadium guest house is set in Cardiff, 500 metres from Cardiff Castle. The property is around 1.2 km from Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, 1.3 km from University of... read more

16 reviews 5.9

£ 1.00

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Accomodation are superbly located in the heart of the city close to Cardiff Motorpoint Arena and only minutes away from other major venues. A variety of rooms are available from luxury suites to low budget.

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Why Look for a Room Located nearby UNI ?

accommodation near uni cardiff walesThe university with the motto “Truth, Unity and Harmony” is famous on an international level due to its research-based, world class academic education. With an overall enrolment exceeding 27,000 students, Cardiff University is one of the largest universities based in Wales, and also the second oldest one there.

This prestigious university comprises three important colleges: Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; Life and Biomedical Sciences; and Engineering and Physical Sciences.

What’s So Special about Cathays Park?

Cathays Park is also known as the Cardiff Civic Centre. As its name suggests, this park represents the civic centre of the city of Cardiff, the capital of Wales. Cathays Park comprises a list of beautiful 20th century prominent buildings and also encompasses Alexandra Gardens.

For those who adore nature and love to relax and breathe fresh air in green, pristine environments, this is the perfect place to be. The civic centre counts an impressive number of historical Edwardian buildings, including the National Museum Cardiff, the City Hall and the Temple of Peace, as well as several other structures connected to the university campus.

This amazing region also takes pride in 3 exceptional formal gardens: Friary Gardens, Alexandra Gardens and Gorsedd Gardens. During lunchtime breaks, these fabulous surroundings are invaded by tourists and residents looking for a corner of paradise where they could spend their spare time. Each garden has preserved its original layout and represents an oasis of relaxation for visitors. These natural gems hide remarkable statues and stone carved works of art that still manage to stand the test of time.

Cheaper Places to Stay – Where Should I Stay ?

b&b roomWith so many enchanting natural elements and countless tourist attractions available in this area, it is obvious why you would want to stay near Cardiff University. Fortunately, you can book a room at one of the many cheap hotels, apartments for rent and bed and breakfast facilities located in this region.

Both Holiday Inn Cardiff City and Angel Hotel – The Hotel Collection are located within close distance from Cathays Park, Cardiff and represent top picks, whether you’re in this city for business or for pleasure. Austins Guesthouse is a good option if you’re looking for a bit cheaper accommodation options. Located near the mesmerizing Cardiff Castle, this popular guesthouse is very close to the train and bus stations, so you won’t have a hard time trying to reach different other parts of the city.

In case you don’t want to settle for less than spacious, stylish inexpensive guest rooms with free Wi-Fi, consider booking a room at the superb Park Plaza Cardiff, located right in the centre of the city. ML Lodge is a fantastic alternative, taking into account that it is located near the Millennium Stadium and manages to bring tourists one step closer to memorable shopping experiences and nightlife entertainment.

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Some facts – Location and Address

Name : Cardiff University or Prifysgol Caerdydd in Welsh

Location : in Cardiff Wales, in the Cathays Park area.

Address of UNI : Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3AT, Wales, United Kingdom

Postcode district : CF

Region : South Wales

County : South Glamorgan

Tel : +44 29 2087 4000

Composed of three colleges : Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Biomedical and Life Sciences; and Physical Sciences and Engineering.

Established or Founded in 1883

Nearest Airport from Cardiff University ?

Cardiff International Airport and nearby hotels are approximately 12 miles away from the University. Its the closest airport from the UNI.

Nearest Railway Station from Cardiff University ?

Closest rail station is Cathays Train Station. From Cardiff Central Station there is a frequent train service which stops at Cathays Railway Station, located on the campus next to Cardiff University Students’ Union and Welsh Assembly Government buildings in Cathays Park.

Nearest Hotels : in Cardiff city centre close to the Central Railway station, Cardiff Castle and Saint David’s Hall. Several excellent apartments to rent for one night or the weekend are available as well, as numerous reasonably priced b&b’s and guest houses.

Nearby Attractions sat nav postcode of CF10 3AT

Cardiff Castle : close to the city center. Take a guided tour in this beautiful and well maintained castle.

St David’s Hall : great venue used for concerts, and graduation ceremonies.

New Theatre : a real authentic and beautifully restored Victorian theatre close to Cardiff Uni.

National Museum and Art Gallery : art museum displaying a collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art. It has great displays in Welsh an English.

Bute Park : beautiful place to relax. It’s a peaceful park with open spaces and lots of trees and pathways. The fabulous grounds run alongside the river.

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama : fantastic venue on the edge of Bute Park.

City Hall : amazing building with a grand main hall and lots of Statues of Welsh History.