Travel Blogs from Cardiff
... been wearing my tennis shoes everywhere (called trainers in the UK) but I am going to try my dansko's for the day tomorrow, the last hospital I was at, the attire was fairly formal for staff and I didn't see any tennis shoes. It seems odd that with all the walking, they don't wear comfortable shoes! Somehow I made an error in my hotel reservation, it's further from the hospital than I ...
... tonight we are lodging in a castle. It's pretty awesome...and once again uber old. Henry the 8th used to trump these halls. Our room has to be seen to be believed. Slight step up from our apartment in Aldgate East smack next to the subway. After a few champa's we went for a stroll around the grounds. Beautiful gardens. Currently having a bath before we descend the spiral staircase to dinner.
... and took a quiet moment to absorb the fact that Romans had used the area extensively over 2000 years ago. As we wandered back to the car we saw an area of the Avon River with a weir in the middle. We witnessed a lovely sight of mother Swan and her chicks out for a late afternoon swim. On that note we hoped back into the car to return to Bristol for a quiet night in, and get ready to head off to Manchester ...
... if I’d make it!!! But I sucked it up and off we went on the train to Bristol! The trip there was nice, about 15 minutes before Bristol we went through Bath. We’ve visited there before and it has such amazing architecture! Bristol has some similar buildings too! The train station in Bristol is a huge building and on the outside there are massive halls, I’m not sure what they used to be? Perhaps from shipping ...
Up again at some ungodly hour! Feeling refreshed though after what sleep I had. Early breakfast again and time to tackle the motorway! To Cardiff we go! After dealing with an old SatNav and getting horribly lost, we opted for good old fashioned road signage and drove the motorways to Cardiff. What an experience the motorway was! Cars were flying past me at an ungodly speed and rule of thumb is that if you are not passing, stick right to the left - ...
Other places to stay in Cardiff
City Centre, Cardiff | 4 star hotelfrom $120
Butetown, Cardiff | 3 star hotelfrom $90
- Good Weekend at The Future Inn
- Future inn cardiff-great value
- Ideal hotel in Cardiff
Adamsdown, Cardiff | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- What a surprise...
- Hotel is top banana!
- Best Rooms In Cardiff....
City Centre, Cardiff | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Sleep? why bother.
- OK, but not a 4 star hotel
- Not what I expect from a four star hotel
City Centre, Cardiff | 3 star hotelfrom $120
- Superb location and very nice rooms
- Poor Relation in the Hilton chain
- Spurious Entry
City Centre, Cardiff | 3 star hotelfrom $107
- Great value, great location.
- New Years Eve - No Problems
- Standard of the Room was poor
City Centre, Cardiff | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Super City Center Hotel
- Seen better days I'm afraid
City Centre, Cardiff | 4 star hotelfrom $140
- Too many problems to be good!
- Very comfortable & convenient
- The marriot
Butetown, Cardiff | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- Not impressed for what we paid
- Terrible staff!!!
- Absolutley fine
Butetown, Cardiff | 4 star hotelfrom $144
- A load of c**p!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
- Great service, fantastic spa
St. Mary Street, Cardiff | 3 star hotelfrom $85
- Cardiff A Wonderful City- Great Hotel/Food/Sightseeing
- Angel - Perhaps the staff but not the facilities.
- NOT 4 STAR !!
City Centre, Cardiff | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Fantastic hotel !
- An Excellent Choice For Cardiff
- Excellent Business Hotel
Pentwyn, Cardiff | 3 star hotelfrom $63
Copthorne Way, Culverhouse Cross, Cardiff | 4 star hotelfrom $86
- Not quite what is was
- A pleasant stay
Butetown, Cardiff | 3 star hotelfrom $69
- Loved The Lodge
- Everything was good!
Butetown, Cardiff | 2 star hotelfrom $95
City Centre, Cardiff | 2 star hotelfrom $74
- Pleasantly surprised
- Very Disappointing
- The price is right
City Centre, Cardiff | 3 star hotelfrom $82
- No complaints about the Royal
- We like the Royal but they need to sort out breakfast
- Lovely rooms
Whitchurch - Tongwynlais, Cardiff | 3 star hotelfrom $59
City Centre, Cardiff | 3 star hotelfrom $80
Pontprennau - Old St. Mellons, Cardiff | 2 star hotelfrom $55
City Centre, Cardiff | 2 star hotelfrom $58
- Good Hotel at a good Price
- Good and basic.
Pontprennau - Old St. Mellons, Cardiff | 3 star hotelfrom $90
Butetown, Cardiff | Hotelfrom $46
- What a Bargain!
- Was für ein Schnäppchen!
- Absolutely brilliant!
Castleton, Cardiff | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Pontprennau - Old St. Mellons, Cardiff | 2 star hotelfrom $63