The Abbey Hotel

Address: 149-51 Cathedral Rd., Cardiff, Southern Wales, Wales, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Riverside area of Cardiff, is near Cardiff Castle, Bute Park, City Hall, and Castle Arcade.
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    Travel Blogs from Cardiff

    How did I manage to make it to adulthood?

    A travel blog entry by michaelparsons on Nov 05, 2015

    ... accommodation voucher and driving reference in separate poly pockets, arranged chronologically in one slim, professional-looking file. All for nothing. Because I left it there. On the chair. Eighty miles away at this point. Nothing like a sudden drama to make you reconsider whether it's safe for you to travel halfway across the planet without a ...

    Finally, a castle

    A travel blog entry by arne_yveline on Nov 02, 2015

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    The Castle had passed through so many hands, its history was downright confusing. Main thing I remembered was; the Normans came and built a keep, war and new ownership, uprising and new ownership, some more new ownership, and then the Butes came along in Victorian times. They ended up insanely rich because of a gamble on coal export, repaired the insane amount of damage, dug up roman foundations predating the normans (surprise!) and reconstructed ...

    So long Cardiff, Bye-bye UK

    A travel blog entry by jrvl_au on Sep 22, 2015

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    ... since 2000, Welsh has been a mandatory subject in Welsh schools, so all being well that number will increase in the years to come. St. David’s is a huge shopping centre, we had a good wander around and found a very cool shop called Tiger. It’s like an Ikea of small things - including the very Ikea-esque concept of only being able to walk one path through the whole shop. We still somehow managed not ...


    A travel blog entry by chintz on Jun 01, 2015

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    ... the city for awhile. After coming across a few unsavoury people, I thought best that I head back home. The wind was howling, the rain coming from all directions and I was saturated. Not a real good impression of Cardiff. Ugg boots everywhere!!!

    Accommodation - Maldron Hotel, Cardiff. Good hotel and location.
    Temperature - 8-13 degrees, windy and teeming with rain from our arrival to our departure.


    Return to Cardiff

    A travel blog entry by joannegg on Aug 13, 2014

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    ... the comfort of her hotel room.

    After leaving Aberystwyth, we drove two hours to reach two small towns - Maerdy and Ferndale - high up a mountain road full of switchbacks just north of Cardiff. An hour long search in a very wet and boggy cemetery did not result in the location of one of Rhe's relatives who died in a fire in Maerdy with her young daughter back in 1909.

    We proceeded down the ...