Budget Friendly Accommodation close to CF10 3XQ area

Holiday Inn Cardiff City

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

1730 reviews 8.2

£ 38.94

View Rates

ibis Cardiff Centre

CF10 2HA, Cardiff, Churchill Way

Set 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. Free fibre WiFi is available. The property... read more

4027 reviews 8

£ 35.00

View Rates

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

3523 reviews 8

£ 40.50

View Rates

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

3794 reviews 8.1

£ 49.00

View Rates

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

766 reviews 7.5

£ 22.22

View Rates

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

24 reviews 6.4

£ 70.00

View Rates

Castell Haven Studio

CF10 1PU, Cardiff, Flat 2 28 High Street 1st Floor

Situated in the centre of Cardiff, just 200 metres from Principality Stadium and 400 metres from St David's Hall, Castell Haven Studio features accommodation with city views and free WiFi. Housed in a building dating... read more

34 reviews 9.3

£ 85.50

View Rates

Castle view

CF10 1BS, Cardiff, 13 Castle Street Cardiff

Boasting a restaurant, Castle view is set in Cardiff in the Glamorgan region, 300 metres from Principality Stadium and 500 metres from St David's Hall. The property is around 2.4 km from University of South... read more

16 reviews 4.8

£ 105.00

View Rates

City Apartment Rooms

CF10 1EU, Cardiff, Golate

Offering city views and free WiFi, City Apartment Rooms offers accommodation well situated in the centre of Cardiff, within a short distance of Principality Stadium, St David's Hall and Cardiff Castle. Popular points of interest... read more

37 reviews 8.1

£ 29.70

View Rates

Get the Cheapest Deals – Book Today and Save

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.

starCheap Accommodation near Cardiff University

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.

arrow signFind your budget accommodation (also last minute deals)

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.