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Clayton Hotel Cardiff

4-starThis property has received its official star rating from Visit Wales.
St Mary StreetCardiffWalesCF10 1GDUnited Kingdom

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Principality Stadium
  • Free WiFi
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Fantastic service
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Reasonable beach
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Clayton Hotel Cardiff

from £53
  • Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Twin Room
  • Triple Room
  • Family Room
  • Double Room
  • Double Room, Accessible
  • Superior Double Room
  • Executive Twin Room
  • Executive Double Room

What’s around Clayton Hotel Cardiff

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Principality Stadium (5-minute walk)
  • Cardiff Castle (6-minute walk)
  • National Museum Cardiff (11-minute walk)
  • Cardiff University (12-minute walk)
  • Wales Millennium Centre (14-minute walk)
  • Techniquest (15-minute walk)
  • Cardiff Bay (18-minute walk)
  • Llandaff Cathedral (33-minute walk)
  • Museum of Welsh Life (Welsh Folk Museum) (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)

Getting around

  • Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.) 30-min drive
  • Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) 77-min drive
  • Cardiff Central Station 3-min walk
  • Cardiff Queen Street Station 12-min walk
  • Cardiff Bay Station 18-min walk
  • Discounted off-site parking
  • On-site parking not available

About Clayton Hotel Cardiff

Modern hotel close to Cardiff Station and Principality Stadium

Near station and castle

This property has a prime central location, close to the sights and 5 minutes' walk from Cardiff Central Railway Station. You'll also be 5 minutes on foot from both the Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle.

Shopping and nightlife

The hotel is located on 1 of the city's main shopping streets and in the main nightlife district. It's a 2-minute walk to Cardiff Central Market, and you'll find dozens of shops, restaurants, pubs, and clubs, all within a few blocks of your door.

Restaurant and bar

The hotel's View Bar is a popular spot for an evening drink, and you can enjoy all-day dining with city views at View Restaurant. There's a 24-hour fitness room if you feel like a quick jog on the treadmill, a computer station, and 7 meeting rooms.

Free WiFi

You'll be able to make use of free WiFi in all brightly decorated guestrooms. Each room also includes a 42-inch flat-screen LCD TV, laptop-compatible safe, blackout curtains, and coffeemaker, while those on the upper floor offer panoramic views across the city. Connecting rooms available.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 216 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 11 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

  • Discounted off-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
Working away
  • Meeting rooms 7
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Built in 2011
  • Lift
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


View Bar & Restaurant – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Clayton Hotel Cardiff’s small print

Also known as

  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff formerly Maldron Hotel Cardiff
  • Clayton Hotel formerly Maldron Hotel
  • Clayton Cardiff formerly Maldron Cardiff
  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff
  • Clayton Cardiff
  • Clayton Cardiff formerly Maldron Cardiff
  • Clayton formerly Maldron
  • Clayton Cardiff
  • Maldron Hotel


This hotel reserves the right to place an authorization on a credit/debit card for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made onsite instead of at the time of booking. Should card details not be provided by 2 PM on the day of arrival, the hotel reserves the right to cancel any reservation. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Parking is available nearby and costs GBP 9 per 24 hours

Breakfast costs between GBP 10.00 and GBP 12.95 for adults, and GBP 8.00 and GBP 10.00 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 771 reviews

Clayton Hotel Cardiff
Great location.
A very quick and efficient check in. A good hotel reasonably priced with a fantastic location, right by the station, near the Motorpoint arena and the high street. Room clean and well appointed. Bathroom looked a bit basic but very clean. Overall well worth a visit.
Gary, gb1 night trip
Clayton Hotel Cardiff
Very Good8.0
Great location, good price.
Our 3rd stay at The Clayton, great location and clean comfortable rooms. Nightmare situation after checking in, when in our room, the door opened and in walked another couple! He had an eyefull.Matter was resolved at reception and we were offered free breakfast. A short while later a knock at the door and we were given a bottle of prossecco as an apology. This was impressive customer service. A great hotel for a very reasonable price.
cheryl, gbOther trip
Clayton Hotel Cardiff
Perfect Choice for ammenities
Lovely clean, friendly hotel within walking distance from Central Station, the Motorpoint Arena where we were attending a gig and close to town centre for shopping the next day. The buffet breakfast was wonderful and the choice was exceptional. The one thing you need to address is organising your parking beforehand, we did ours on the Just Park App.and managed to secure parking for over 24 hours in a nearby Hotel Car Park.
Tracy, gbOther trip
Clayton Hotel Cardiff
Cardiff hotel covered
Great location for Cardiff Central, clean, spacious, good staff and nice food.
Peter, gb1 night trip
Clayton Hotel Cardiff
3rd Visit to Cardiff Clayton - Honest impression
DOWNSIDE: Bad outlook from Room 724 into hollow space which was disappointing. Regulation of air-con defied us - Setting continually reverted to 26 degrees - Too Hot. Low level of lighting in Bathroom. UPSIDE: Nice and Clean Satisfying value-for-money Breakfast Efficient and Friendly Staff
Geoffrey, gb3 night trip

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