Budget Friendly Accommodation close to CF10 3XQ area

Nomad Backpacker

CF24 0EF, Cardiff, 11-15 Howard Gardens

Just 5 minutes’ walk from Cardiff centre, Nomad Backpackers features a barbecue deck, games room and TV lounge. With 24-hour security and fair-trade breakfasts, there is also free Wi-Fi. The compact private or dormitory rooms... read more

910 reviews 7.1
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£ 10.00

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NosDa Studio Hostel

CF11 6AG, Cardiff, 53-59 Despenser Street

On the banks of the River Taff overlooking the Principality Stadium, this hostel is set within a charming, 19th-century building. It offers continental breakfast for an additional fee. Cardiff Castle is 5 minutes’ walk away.... read more

792 reviews 8.1
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£ 10.20

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Austins Self Service 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

1005 reviews 8.6
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£ 25.20

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Lower Cathedral Road Apartment

CF11 6LT, Cardiff, Flat 4, 32B Lower Cathedral Road

Situated in Cardiff, Lower Cathedral Road Apartment has well-equipped accommodation featuring free WiFi, 600 metres from Principality Stadium. Some units also have a kitchen equipped with an oven, a microwave, and a toaster. Cardiff Castle... read more

365 reviews 7.8
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£ 35.00

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Cardiff Sandringham Hotel

CF10 1PL, Cardiff, 21 St Mary Street

In the heart of Cardiff city centre, this family-run hotel offers free high-speed Wi-Fi and a full cooked breakfast each morning. Cardiff Central Rail Station is a 5-minute walk away. Each room at Cardiff Sandringham... read more

1958 reviews 8.1
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£ 37.05

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ML Lodge

CF10 1DX, Cardiff, 108 St Mary Street

The ML Lodge's location is only 2 minutes' from the Millennium Stadium and is ideal for shopping and nightlife. All rooms are en suite and have a range of excellent facilities. Check-in is across the... read more

780 reviews 7.1
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£ 38.00

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ibis Cardiff Centre

CF10 2HA, Cardiff, Churchill Way

In Cardiff’s vibrant centre, this hotel is less than 5 minutes’ walk from Cardiff Arena. It offers modern rooms with satellite TV, and an all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast. Cardiff Central Rail Station and The Millennium Stadium... read more

3792 reviews 8.3
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£ 43.00

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The Royal Hotel Cardiff

CF10 1DW, Cardiff, 88 St Mary's St

The stylish, central Royal Hotel Cardiff is a 2-minute walk from the Millennium Stadium and a 5-minute walk from the train station and St David's Shopping Centre. Set in a Grade II listed Victorian building... read more

2306 reviews 8.6
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£ 44.95

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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

2772 reviews 8.1
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£ 48.60

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Riverside Bed and Breakfast

CF11 6LJ, Cardiff, 1 Coldstream Terrace

Riverside Bed and Breakfast is just a 5-minute walk from the Millennium Stadium and Cardiff Castle. Each guest room has a flat-screen TV and wardrobe. Some rooms have an en suite shower, while others have... read more

285 reviews 9.3
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£ 49.00

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Park Lane Apartments

CF10 3BA, Cardiff, 23 Park Place

Set within 300 metres of Cardiff University in Cardiff, Park Lane Apartments features accommodation with free WiFi, a flat-screen TV and a kitchen. A refrigerator, an oven and microwave are also offered, as well as... read more

100 reviews 8.8
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£ 50.00

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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 a restaurant and bar. Rooms each feature stylish décor and a flat-screen TV. Each high-quality... read more

3703 reviews 8.6
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£ 55.20

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No.10 Cardiff

CF11 9lJ, Cardiff, 10 Cathedral Road

Boasting elegant, individually styled rooms, No.10 Cardiff is set within 5 minutes’ walk of vibrant central Cardiff. It offers free Wi-Fi, a relaxed bar and restaurant. This beautifully restored Victorian townhouse features sumptuous furnishings and... read more

694 reviews 8.5
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£ 62.10

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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 throughout. Many of... read more

3821 reviews 8.4
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£ 65.00

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Flat 3, 7A High Street

CF10 1AW, Cardiff, Flat 3, 7a High Street Cardiff

Situated in Cardiff, 60 metres from Cardiff Castle, Flat 3, 7A High Street offers a living room with a flat-screen TV. The St David's Hall and the Principality Stadium are within 300 metres and 300... read more

28 reviews 8.1
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£ 67.50

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Hotel Indigo - Cardiff

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

1103 reviews 9.5
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£ 69.00

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Pontcanna Inn

CF11 9LL, Cardiff, 36 Cathedral Road

Set in the Cardiff Outskirts district of Cardiff, Pontcanna Inn features accommodation with a garden and free WiFi. Featuring a bar, the inn is close to several noted attractions, around 900 metres from Cardiff Castle... read more

25 reviews 9.2
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£ 75.00

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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-metre indoor pool and a gym. Rooms have chic design... read more

2438 reviews 8.8
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£ 79.00

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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

3114 reviews 8.7
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£ 92.00

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Cardiffwalk Serviced Apartments

CF24 3AF, Cardiff, 18 The Walk, Roath

Located in Cardiff, Cardiffwalk Serviced Apartments provides accommodation with seating area. Complimentary WiFi is featured. The units have a fully equipped kitchen with an oven, kettle, and a microwave. University of South Wales - Cardiff... read more

75 reviews 8.5
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£ 159.00

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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.