Places to Stay close to NYE Celebrations and X-Mas Break

Manor Parc Hotel

CF14 9UA, Cardiff, Thornhill Road

This country house hotel is in quiet gardens, just off the M4 motorway and 5 miles from Cardiff city centre. It has views of the mountains, free parking and free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The... read more

580 reviews 9
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£ 49.00

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Holm House Hotel

CF64 3BG, Cardiff, Marine Parade

This exquisitely designed 1920s house is cosy, decadent and indulgent and has stunning views across the Bristol Channel to the islands of Flatholm, Steepholm and beyond. South of Cardiff, the beautiful Holm House is located... read more

516 reviews 8.9
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£ 90.00

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New House Country Hotel

CF14 9UA, Cardiff, Thornhill Road

A roaring log fire and fantastic views of Cardiff and the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan make this hotel and its restaurant an ideal venue. Situated on a hillside, the hotel is set on the fringes... read more

726 reviews 8.9
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£ 1.00

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Number One Hundred Bed And Breakfast

CF24 1DG, Cardiff, 100 Newport Road

Number One Hundred Bed And Breakfast is a small boutique B&B a 15-minute walk from the centre of Cardiff. It has free Wi-Fi, a lovely unique decor and some free parking. It has 7 individually... read more

409 reviews 8.9
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£ 45.00

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Lincoln House Private Hotel

CF11 9LQ, Cardiff, 118 - 120 Cathedral Road

Carefully restored and developed to provide you with all the comforts of modern living, this Victorian town house is ideally situated within easy walking distance of Cardiff city centre. Located in a select area of... read more

1437 reviews 8.8
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£ 110.00

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voco St. David's Cardiff, an IHG Hotel

CF10 5SD, Cardiff, Havannah Street

Set in an iconic building, with stunning views across Cardiff Bay, the 5-star voco - St David's Cardiff features a luxury spa, stylish bedrooms and an innovative restaurant and a bar. Mermaid Quay is a... read more

4093 reviews 8.7
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£ 62.70

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Tanes Hotel

CF24 1DJ, Cardiff, 148 Newport Road

This small, family-run guest house is 1.6 km from Cardiff city centre, with easy access by bus. It offers free Wi-Fi, free parking and a range of good-value rooms. The Tanes Hotel has been family... read more

727 reviews 8.6
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£ 216.00

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Maltsters

CF5 2DS, Cardiff, 42-44 Cardiff Road, Llandaff

This refurbished inn has a modern style, a range of Real Ales and classic pub food. It is in Llandaff village, on the north-western edge of Cardiff. Maltsters has individually styled bedrooms with free WiFi,... read more

559 reviews 8.6
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£ 1.00

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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. Cardiff Central Rail Station is a 5-minute walk away. Each room at Cardiff Sandringham Hotel has an LCD flat-screen TV with... read more

2198 reviews 8.3
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£ 1.00

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Cardiff Marriott Hotel

CF10 1EZ, Cardiff, Mill Lane

This 4-star premium hotel is in Cardiff’s city centre, 300 metres from Cardiff Central Rail Station. It has air-conditioned rooms, an onsite restaurant and a fitness club. Complimentary WiFi is available in the public areas.... read more

2253 reviews 8.2
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£ 1.00

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

4192 reviews 8.2
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£ 50.15

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Sleeperz Hotel Cardiff

CF10 1RH, Cardiff, Station Approach, Saunders Road

This design-led hotel has an excellent location in central Cardiff, and gives views across the city. Stylish rooms offer free Wi-Fi, just 100 metres from Cardiff Central Railway and Bus Station. Sleeperz Hotel Cardiff has... read more

3232 reviews 8.2
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£ 1.00

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Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay, an IHG Hotel

CF10 4EE, Cardiff, Longueil Close, Atlantic Wharf

In the waterfront area of Cardiff Bay’s old East Dock, only 20 minutes’ walk from the heart of the city centre, this modern hotel offers a restaurant, bar and terrace and is situated just 500... read more

2280 reviews 8.2
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£ 37.62

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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

3651 reviews 8
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£ 83.00

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Ty Rosa Rooms

CF11 7JE, Cardiff, 118 Clive Street

The Ty Rosa is a boutique gay-run guest house just 15 minutes from Cardiff city centre. It offers stylish rooms with free Wi-Fi and a lounge to relax in, read a book etc. Directly opposite... read more

283 reviews 8
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£ 25.10

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The Copthorne Hotel Cardiff

CF5 6DH, Cardiff, Copthorne Way, Culverhouse Cross

Offering easy access in less than 30 minutes by car to Cardiff International Airport, this waterside hotel is just 10 minutes’ drive from Cardiff’s lively city centre. In a peaceful setting, it has an award-winning... read more

2809 reviews 7.9
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£ 47.88

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Mercure Cardiff North Hotel

CF23 9XF, Cardiff, Circle Way East, Llanedeyrn

Just 3 miles from Cardiff, Mercure Cardiff North Hotel features a fitness suite, a grill restaurant and colourful bedrooms. With free WiFi and free parking, the hotel is 5 minutes from the M4. The rooms... read more

1754 reviews 7.9
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£ 48.00

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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

2006 reviews 7.9
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£ 38.94

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Citrus Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality

CF10 2FE, Cardiff, Bute Terrace

In Cardiff’s historic city centre, this designer budget hotel is opposite the Motorpoint Arena. Each room at Citrus Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality is designed in a striking retro style, and features panoramic views of... read more

4672 reviews 7.7
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£ 35.10

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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

4096 reviews 7.7
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£ 40.50

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ibis Cardiff Gate - International Business Park

CF23 8RA, Cardiff, Malthouse Avenue, Cardiff Gate Business Park

Ideal for both Cardiff and Newport, ibis Cardiff Gate - International Business Park is in Cardiff's business district just off junction 30 of the M4 motorway. It is a 15-minute drive from Cardiff city centre.... read more

2019 reviews 7.7
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£ 32.00

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Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff

CF10 2FL, Cardiff, Meridian Gate, Bute Terrace

In the heart of the city centre, the 21-storey Radisson Blu Hotel offers panoramic city views, air-conditioned rooms and free Wi-Fi. Cardiff Central Rail Station is close by. Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff is within easy... read more

5017 reviews 7.7
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£ 1.00

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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

4716 reviews 7.7
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£ 49.00

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Novotel Cardiff Centre

CF10 4RT, Cardiff, Schooner Way - Atlantic Wharf, Atlantic Wharf

0.5 miles from the Cardiff International Arena, this Novotel has an indoor swimming pool, a gym and restaurant. Shops, nightlife and Cardiff Central Rail Station are all 10 minutes’ walk away. Rooms boast stylish decoration... read more

3282 reviews 7.7
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£ 54.80

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Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff City Centre

CF10 2JH, Cardiff, Mary Ann Street

Well-placed with its city centre location directly opposite the Motorpoint Arena (formerly the Cardiff International Arena), this Park Inn is adjacent to the St. David’s Shopping Complex and just 5 minutes walk from The Millennium... read more

3712 reviews 7.6
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£ 55.25

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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

4329 reviews 7.6
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£ 35.00

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Village Hotel Cardiff

CF14 7EF, Cardiff, 29 Pendwyallt Road, Coryton

Village Hotel Cardiff is 4 miles from Cardiff’s lively city centre and the Cardiff Bay area. It has free Wi-Fi, and a restaurant. The modern and stylish rooms each feature a flat-screen TV with Sky... read more

1425 reviews 7.4
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£ 49.50

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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. You can also have... read more

987 reviews 6.8
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£ 21.60

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Campanile Hotel Cardiff

CF23 8HA, Cardiff, Caxton Place, Pentwyn

Northeast of Cardiff, this comfortable hotel has clean and stylish rooms close to the A48(M) and the M4 motorways, for easy access to and from Cardiff. Campanile Cardiff is about 8 km from the city... read more

1192 reviews 6.5
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£ 35.10

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See the fantastic fireworks display


accommodation for the holidaysSee the New Year in by watching Cardiff’s fantastic fireworks displays. A very popular event, it takes place every year close to City Hall. This marvellous display attracts visitors from far and wide. To make sure you celebrate New Years Eve in style, book the best, cheap hotels, apartment rentals and b&b accommodation via the net for a Christmas break or on NYE.

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There are also great value for money family apartments as well as a fantastic choice of bed and breakfast options too. Many are located near the city centre so you won’t have far to go to soak up the atmosphere.

All the family can enjoy the city’s winter wonderland which has many thrilling family funfair attractions. There’s also an ice rink and for that special Christmas feel, even an Alpine village.

Cheap Rooms in the city centre


cheap hotelThe city centre is the best place to be for bed and breakfast and other establishments. Rooms are well furnished with everything you will need throughout your stay. To capture every moment, have your camera ready for Cardiff’s New Years Eve fireworks event.

The festive fun really starts when the Christmas lights are switched on and street festivals begin. The kids will love seeing Santa Claus and his reindeer, carol singers as well as music bands. One way to see the city at Christmas and New Years Eve is from the top of the Big Wheel.

It’s the best way to take in the city’s major attractions like Cardiff Castle, Principality Stadium and Bute Park. After a day’s fun it’s back to your cheap b&b, hotels or self catering apartments.

Main Events


NYE Celebrations, Where : Main events take place in the heart of the City Centre outside Cardiff City Hall and the WalesOnline Winter Wonderland.

Winter Wonderland features ice skating, live music, a funfair and a fantastic firework display.

Many bars, restaurants and hotels hold their own party and firework display as well.

Christmas Market : no Christmas would be complete without visiting a Christmas market and Cardiff doesn’t disappoint.

Buy all of your presents and Xmas goodies from The Market located in the city centre. The Market has more than 80 beautifully decorated wooden stalls on the pedestrian only streets selling a huge variety of goods.

There’s also a great selection of food and handicrafts, many of which are made and designed by local artists. So you’re not too far from The Market, reserve accommodation close to St John Street, Hill Street, Trinity Street, Working Street or the Hayes. Choose from a good choice of cheap hotels, apartments or b&bs in the area.

The annual Cardiff Christmas Market is held in St John Street, Working Street, Hills Street, Trinity Street and the Hayes.

Opening Hours ?

  • Monday to Saturday – 10am to 5.30pm
  • Sunday – 10am to 5pm
  • There will be late opening every Thursday throughout December until 7pm