What does Cardiff have to offer its visitors? The attractions are numerous, with something for all tastes. For sports fans its home to the heart of Welsh rugby with the magnificent Millennium Stadium hosting many international games. If music is your thing the capital is famed for its lively modern music scene. If you’re looking to dine out you’ll be spoiled for choice with many excellent restaurants, gastro pubs and cafes. If you like to shop till you drop you’ll find big name shopping stores and smaller designer boutiques all within walking distance.After all that you may want to relax and take it easy, soak up the atmosphere in Cardiff’s regenerated docklands, a great way to spend a summer’s day. Sit back and let the street performers and talented buskers entertain you. Trendy bars and Cafe Society add to the festive atmosphere.
Places to stay –
Cardiff (the capital of Wales) is a popular tourist destination for tourists from all over the world. Accommodation in Cardiff ranges from first class hotels to hostels for backpackers. What ever your budget you can find quality accommodation to meet your needs.
You can find high quality luxury Hotels such as the five star St. Davids Hotel and Spa which takes up a prime position on the waterfront at Cardiff Bay. The hotel is modern in design and is easy to spot in its position looking out towards the sea from the stylish city. Other well known Hotels can also be found such as the Hilton Cardiff, the The Park Plaza Hotel Cardiff which oozes luxury and sophistication. These are just a few high quality luxury hotels the city has to offer. There are also many quality hotels which cater for every taste and budget.
Guests houses –
If you’re looking for a friendly and comfortable guest house accommodation you’ll be spoiled for choice. There is a large range of bed and breakfast/guest house accommodation from very basic to 4 star accommodation. A couple to mention include The Cardiff Town House B&B which can be found lying in the shadow of Cardiff’s Great Norman Castle, also, The Beaufort House Bed & Breakfast which is situated on Cathedral Road in the heart of Cardiff Cities Victorian conservation area. Both very popular guest houses for guests looking to stay within walking distance of the cities attractions.
Self catering –
For the more independent traveller a number of self catering apartments are available in the city. BayView Holiday Apartments boasts fabulous water views within the Cardiff White Water Rafting & Kayaking location. There are also some great self catering apartments at Century Wharf Cardiff which is an exclusive development of luxury Holiday apartments conveniently situated for both Cardiff Bay and Cardiff city centre.
Booking your accommodation –
Although there’s plenty of options to choose from when choosing where to stay, it’s important to remember as this is the capital of Wales, you’ll find hotels, bed and breakfasts etc can book up quickly. Especially when the capital hosts one of its many events, be it concerts, rugby and football matches etc. Please bear this in mind and book a place to stay as early as possible if you are considering a trip to this wonderful city.