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

1 Fitzhamon Embankment APARTMENTS

CF11 6AN, Cardiff, 1 Fitzhamon Embankment

Set opposite and overlooking Cardiff Principality, Millennium, Stadium, Number One Fitzhamon offers 5 spacious apartments, 2 with 2 bedrooms, 2 with 3 bedrooms and a 4 bedroom apartment with a garden, all in the same... read more

165 reviews 9.1

£ 76.50

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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

413 reviews 9.1

£ 46.80

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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

1055 reviews 9

£ 56.05

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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

2846 reviews 8.8

£ 79.00

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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

5511 reviews 8.8

£ 52.00

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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

5676 reviews 8.8

£ 56.53

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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

3920 reviews 8.8

£ 52.70

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The Exchange Hotel

CF10 5EB, Cardiff, Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff CF10 5EB

Located 400 metres from Cardiff Bay, The Exchange Hotel offers 3-star accommodation in Cardiff. This property is situated a short distance from attractions such as Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. Free WiFi is available and University of... read more

2556 reviews 8.5

£ 61.05

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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

1098 reviews 8.5

£ 25.38

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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

775 reviews 8.3

£ 27.90

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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

3781 reviews 8.3

£ 52.00

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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

4202 reviews 8.2

£ 35.00

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OYO 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 OYO Sandringham... read more

2078 reviews 8.2

£ 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

5313 reviews 8.2

£ 65.00

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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

3957 reviews 8.1

£ 61.75

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CFeleven Hotel & Gin Bar

CF11 9PJ, Cardiff, 151 Cathedral road Pontcanna

1.3 km from Cardiff University, CFeleven Hotel & Gin Bar is located in Cardiff and accommodation and a cocktail bar. Offering a garden, the property is located within 1.4 km of Cardiff Castle. CFeleven Hotel... read more

470 reviews 8.1

£ 50.00

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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

4917 reviews 8.1

£ 38.70

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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

3689 reviews 8.1

£ 48.60

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OYO 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. The bedrooms are modern and all have their own bathroom. Each of them offers... read more

997 reviews 7.9

£ 18.00

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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

858 reviews 7.7

£ 27.90

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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