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

Hansen House 2 with Private Parking

CF10 5NY, Cardiff, 101 Hansen Court Heol Glan Rheidol

Offering free WiFi and river views, Hansen House 2 with Private Parking is an accommodation situated in Cardiff, just 1.8 km from Motorpoint Arena Cardiff and 1.9 km from Principality Stadium. Set 1.3 km from... read more

37 reviews 9.6

£ 120.00

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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

198 reviews 9.5

£ 78.00

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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

3172 reviews 9.3

£ 69.00

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Inn Cardiff

CF11 6LU, Cardiff, 17 Lower Cathedral Road

Set in Cardiff, 700 metres from Cardiff Castle, Inn Cardiff offers express check-in and check-out and free WiFi throughout the property. The property is around 2.1 km from Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, 2.4 km from St... read more

409 reviews 9.3

£ 60.00

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Bay View Apartment

CF10 5LU, Cardiff, St Stephens Mansion Mount Stuart Square Cardiff

Bay View Apartment is situated in the Cardiff Bay district of Cardiff, 500 metres from Cardiff Bay, 1.9 km from Motorpoint Arena Cardiff and 2 km from University of South Wales - Cardiff Campus. This... read more

7 reviews 9.2

£ 240.00

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3 Luxury En-suite Bedrooms

CF11 9PN, Cardiff, 189 Cathedral Road

3 Luxury En-suite Bedrooms is set in Cardiff, 1.5 km from Cardiff Principality Stadium and 1.7 km from Cardiff Castle. Every room is equipped with a flat-screen TV and free WiFi is featured throughout the... read more

243 reviews 9

£ 50.00

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A Self Contained Coach House with Parking

CF14 3AG, Cardiff, 372 North Road The Coach House

Set 3.4 km from Cardiff Castle and 3.6 km from St David's Hall in Cardiff, A Self Contained Coach House with Parking offers accommodation with a kitchen. It is situated 2.8 km from Cardiff University... read more

6 reviews 9

£ 65.00

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Pontcanna Inn

CF11 9LL, Cardiff, 36 Cathedral Road

Situated in Cardiff, 1 km from Cardiff Castle, Pontcanna Inn features accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, a bar and a garden. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. The... read more

505 reviews 9

£ 59.00

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Oakfield Boutique Apartments by Airserviced

CF24 3RE, Cardiff, Oakfield Street

Set in Cardiff, Oakfield Boutique Apartments by Airserviced offers garden views and free WiFi, 2.1 km from University of South Wales - Cardiff Campus and 2.1 km from Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. Each unit is fitted... read more

167 reviews 9

£ 68.95

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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

1106 reviews 8.9

£ 60.00

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voco St. David's Cardiff

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

3605 reviews 8.9

£ 79.30

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SACO Cardiff

CF11 9LN, Cardiff, 76 Cathedral Road

The ideal alternative to hotel accommodation in Cardiff City Centre. Stylish and contemporary one and two bedroom apartments. This stunning restoration of magnificent Victorian town houses provides one and two bedroom apartments overlooking Sophia Gardens... read more

81 reviews 8.9

£ 46.57

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Clayton Hotel Cardiff

CF10 1GD, Cardiff, St Mary Street

With a stylish bar and restaurant, Clayton Hotel Cardiff offers modern rooms with free WiFi. The hotel is adjacent to Cardiff Central Rail Station, and the Principality Stadium is 300 metres away. The air-conditioned rooms... read more

5413 reviews 8.7

£ 47.20

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Crofts Hotel

CF24 3DZ, Cardiff, 14-15 Croft Street Roath

Crofts Hotel features a restaurant, bar, a shared lounge and garden in Cardiff. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. The accommodation provides luggage storage space and free WiFi throughout... read more

113 reviews 8.7

£ 40.50

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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

660 reviews 8.7

£ 27.90

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Future Inn Cardiff Bay

CF10 4AU, Cardiff, Hemingway Rd

The Future Inn Cardiff Bay is a modern hotel situated 400 metres away from the Wales Millennium Centre. It offers spacious rooms with free internet, free parking and a restaurant, 1.5 miles from Cardiff city... read more

5522 reviews 8.7

£ 47.20

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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

2809 reviews 8.7

£ 63.20

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Sky Night Serviced Apartments


Located in Cardiff, Sky Night Serviced Apartments provides city views and free WiFi, 100 metres from Motorpoint Arena Cardiff and 300 metres from University of South Wales - Cardiff Campus. Each unit comes with a... read more

297 reviews 8.6

£ 89.10

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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

3876 reviews 8.6

£ 50.15

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Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay

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

1837 reviews 8.5

£ 57.00

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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

2819 reviews 8.5

£ 74.70

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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 award-winning restaurant and a fitness club. Complimentary WiFi is available in the public areas.... read more

1994 reviews 8.4

£ 99.00

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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

1047 reviews 8.4

£ 23.40

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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

2873 reviews 8.3

£ 36.55

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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

681 reviews 8.3

£ 45.33

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Anchorage Guest House

CF11 6AN, Cardiff, 45-47 Fitzhamon Embankment

Located in Cardiff, within less than 1 km of Principality Stadium and a 15-minute walk of Cardiff Castle, Anchorage Guest House provides accommodation with free WiFi. The property is situated 2.4 km from Cardiff University,... read more

689 reviews 8.3

£ 22.94

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City Garden Apartments

CF11 8BJ, Cardiff, 14 Langham Way City Gardens

Offering free WiFi and garden views, City Garden Apartments provides accommodation situated in Cardiff, just 1.8 km from Cardiff International Sports Stadium. Set 2.6 km from Principality Stadium, the property offers a garden and free... read more

40 reviews 8.2

£ 118.80

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Ty Rosa Boutique B&B

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 an extensive breakfast menu including traditional, continental and vegetarian. Every morning,... read more

297 reviews 8.2

£ 21.50

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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

1722 reviews 8.2

£ 39.53

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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

3714 reviews 8.1

£ 39.00

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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

3968 reviews 8

£ 35.00

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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

3455 reviews 8

£ 45.00

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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

4374 reviews 8

£ 35.10

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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

5146 reviews 7.9

£ 50.15

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OYO Flagship Cardiff Central

CF11 6BD, Cardiff, Clare Street

A short walk from Cardiff city centre and the Millenium Stadium, Cardiff Central offers free Wi-Fi. The reception is open 24/7. Rooms here are modern and all have a private bathroom. Each of them offers... read more

875 reviews 7.9

£ 39.80

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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

33 reviews 7.9

£ 29.70

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ibis budget Cardiff Centre

CF10 4BE, Cardiff, Tyndall Street

Situated a 10-minute walk from Cardiff Central railway station and 15 minutes’ walk from the Millenium Stadium, the ibis budget Cardiff Centre offers modern rooms and wireless internet hotspots. Each room at ibis budget features... read more

5677 reviews 7.9

£ 28.00

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Mayfair Guest House

CF24 1DJ, Cardiff, Newport road 134

Set in Cardiff, within 3.8 km of St David's Hall and 3.9 km of University of South Wales - Cardiff Campus, Mayfair Guest House offers accommodation with a garden and free WiFi as well as... read more

274 reviews 7.8

£ 30.00

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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

752 reviews 7.5

£ 22.10

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Self Catering Accommodation

CF24 4GG, Cardiff, 12 Pen-Y-Wain Road

Self Catering Accommodation is set in the Cardiff Outskirts district of Cardiff, 1.8 km from Cardiff University, 2.6 km from Cardiff Castle and 2.9 km from University of South Wales - Cardiff Campus. The property... read more

7 reviews 7.5

£ 135.00

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parklane guest house

CF24 1AJ, Cardiff, 201 newport road

Located in Cardiff, within 2 km of University of South Wales - Cardiff Campus and 2 km of Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, parklane guest house provides accommodation with a garden and free WiFi as well as... read more

342 reviews 7.3

£ 30.00

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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

23 reviews 6.7

£ 70.00

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Spacious Private Room in Nice area of Cardiff

CF23 9JA, Cardiff, 13 Grafton Close

Spacious Private Room in Nice area of Cardiff is set in the Cardiff Outskirts district of Cardiff, 5 km from University of South Wales - Cardiff Campus, 5 km from Motorpoint Arena Cardiff and 5... read more

17 reviews 6.3

£ 30.00

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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

416 reviews 5.7

£ 16.15

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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

14 reviews 5.4

£ 45.00

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Cardiff Stadium Guest House

CF5 1PL, Cardiff, 20 Atlas Road

Boasting a garden and views of city, Cardiff Stadium Guest House is set in Cardiff, 1.6 km from Cardiff Castle. Around 1.7 km from Principality Stadium, the property is also 1.9 km away from St... read more

289 reviews 4.9

£ 24.30

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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