Novotel Cardiff Centre

Novotel Cardiff Centre

$$$$|View on mapCardiff, United Kingdom|Reservation: +44-160-073-8777|
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Novotel Cardiff Centre

The 4-star Novotel Cardiff Centre is located in Cardiff Centre, which is Wales' commercial and leisure hub, only 1.2 km from River Taff and offers a heated swimming pool. Boasting a location not too far from Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, this hotel features 138 rooms as well as a restaurant and luggage storage.


Kooywood Gallery is only 1.6 km from the accommodation while the notable chapel "City Parish of St John the Baptist" is set 1.1 km away. The Novotel Cardiff Centre is situated at a medium distance from the Roman St David's Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral, which is considered to be a sacred site. This property is approximately a 10-minute drive from National Museum Cardiff.

Novotel Cardiff Centre is located 30 km from Cardiff airport and really close to Herbert Street bus stop.


Complete with a writing desk, the rooms also have soundproof windows for guests' comfort. A separate toilet and a shower, along with hairdryers and towels, are provided.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant is daily open for breakfast. Steak of the Art serves various kinds of British dishes 1.1 km away.

You can start your day with a full breakfast, which costs GBP18 per person per day. 

Leisure & Business

This Cardiff hotel also offers a Turkish steam room, a Turkish bath and a Jacuzzi.

Good to know
from 15:00-23:59
until 12 pm
Private parking is possible on site at GBP 10 per day.
Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.
Other information
You can start your day with a full breakfast, which costs GBP18 per person per day. 
Children & extra beds
There are no cots provided in a room. 
Pets are allowed on request.
English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic
Number of floors:5
Number of rooms:138
Former name
Hotel Novotel Cardiff Centre

Rooms and availability

Double Room
  • Max:
    2 persons
  • Room size:

    26 m²

  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
Executive Room
  • Max:
    2 persons
  • Room size:

    32 m²

  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Shower
  • Coffee machine
Superior Queen Room
  • Max:
    2 persons
  • Room size:

    28 m²

  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Shower
  • Bathtub


Main facilities

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms


GBP 10 per day

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area


Snack bar

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness studio

Swimming pool

Seasonal indoor pool

Heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation


Turkish bath

Spa & wellness centre

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Fitness studio


  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance


  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus


  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying


  • Video games
  • Children's menu
  • Children's play area
  • Toys
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Seasonal indoor pool
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Sun loungers
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shallow end

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Mountain view
  • Pool view
  • River view
  • Landscape view

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities


  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries
  • Sink


  • Electric kettle


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Essential information about Novotel Cardiff Centre

💵 Lowest room price 62 £
📏 Distance to centre 1.1 km
🗺️ Location rating 7.8
✈️ Distance to airport 26.0 km
🧳 Nearest airport Cardiff, CWL


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Schooner Way, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF10 4RT
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Schooner Way, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF10 4RT
  • City landmarks
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • Hotels nearby
Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
570 m
The Customs Shed
130 m
190 m
Rbg Bar & Grill
580 m
The Smoke Haus
640 m
Viva Brazil
820 m
Collage Restaurant & Grill
650 m
Bill's Cardiff Central
850 m
Wahaca Cardiff
770 m
The Place to Eat
750 m
TGI Fridays
710 m
The Grazing Shed
1.1 km

Reviews of Novotel Cardiff Centre

8.6 /10
Great841 reviews
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  • Guest rating

    Well-kept and brand-new rooms with facilities like coffee and so much space.

    Beds were a little small.

    Daniel United Kingdom, 
  • Perfect

    Reasonably large rooms with sofa bed, bathroom, as example, great pool. Delicious and absolutely fantastic breakfasts even with local welsh offerings.

    Susan United Kingdom, 
  • Perfect

    The pool was great, perfect for a refreshing swim after a day of exploring the city. And the staff were super friendly and helpful, always available to answer our questions. Plus, the location was ideal - a short walk from...  

    Cecil United Kingdom, 
  • Perfect

    It was a stylish place. Exceptional service from all the useful and easygoing staff that I interacted with. The location was brilliant, not too far from The Point.

    Ian United Kingdom, 
  • Great

    Very clean bed in double room with air conditioning, coffee and well enough space.

    Neville United Kingdom, 
  • Great

    This place is located in a perfect spot, between docks and city centre, with great night life. The room was spacious and clean, with mini-bar, sitting area, and in-room safe. I especially enjoyed the heated swimming pool,...  

    Stephen United Kingdom, 
  • Perfect

    Breakfasts were delicious and excellent.

    The room was spacious and provided with iron, the television, all the amenities. The location was marvellous and fab, just 5 min walk from The Wharf.

    Derek United Kingdom, 
  • Perfect

    The room was beautifully designed and had a spacious en suite bathroom, which was perfect for my needs. Additionally, they provided complimentary ironing services.

    Thomas United Kingdom, 
  • Very good

    The breakfast was hot and delicious with beans and pancake machine, for instance.

    Tim United Kingdom, 
  • Great

    We stayed at this hotel for a special birthday treat for our son and we were very impressed with our experience. The location is perfect, being a short walk from the city center and Cardiff Bay, allowing us to easily explore both areas. The...  

    David United Kingdom, 
  • Great

    Bright low cost hotel with pleasant staff members with a lovely receptionist. Lots of food at the breakfast, including toast, cereal and pancakes. Marvellous spot short walk to several tourist attractions as well as a business area.

    John United Kingdom, 
  • Great

    The atmosphere of this place is beautiful, especially the carpeting.

    Terry United Kingdom, 
  • Perfect

    The rooms at Novotel Cardiff Centre are fashionable and airy, with comfortable beds. The hotel offers a splendid full English breakfast with delicious food. The location is magnificent, as it is in the Cardiff Centre district and is next to restaurants, the train station, shopping areas, and the town centre.

    Les United Kingdom, 
  • Great

    Overall it was well-appointed with bath in bathroom. The location was amazing for walking around Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. I liked that the hotel was 27 minutes drive from the airport.

    Frank United Kingdom, 
  • Great

    The setting was quite marvellous and lovely within easy reach of Motorpoint Arena Cardiff.

    Alan United Kingdom, 

FAQ about Novotel Cardiff Centre

How far is the city centre from the Novotel Cardiff Centre?
The Novotel Cardiff Centre is located in the Cardiff Centre district in the heart of Cardiff.
Which landmarks should we visit during our stay at the 4-star Novotel Cardiff Centre?
During their stay at the 4-star Novotel Cardiff Centre guests can visit National Museum Cardiff (2.5 km), the restored Edwardian playhouse "New Theatre Cardiff" (1.1 km) as well as Wales National Ice Rink (0.7 km) among others.
Does the Novotel Cardiff Centre have a car parking on site?
Yes, the Novotel Cardiff Centre features public parking on site.
Can I have lunch or dinner next to the Cardiff hotel?
Best places to eat near the Cardiff hotel include bar The Smoke Haus, offering dishes of American cuisine as well as diner The Grazing Shed specializing in British cuisine, the establishments are located within 8 and 14 minutes' walk respectively.
Does the hotel serve breakfast?
Yes, guests of the hotel can enjoy a buffet breakfast served daily in the restaurant.
What is the timeframe for check-in and check-out in the Novotel Cardiff Centre?
Guests of the Novotel Cardiff Centre can check in from 15:00 to 23:59 and check out from 12:00 to 12:00. Late check-out is also available upon request.
What are the room types offered by the hotel?
The hotel provides such room types as Double Room, Superior Room and Standard Queen Room.
Which facilities are included in the rooms at the Novotel Cardiff Centre?
Most rooms at the Novotel Cardiff Centre include an iPod dock and WiFi and feature private bathrooms with a hair dryer and slippers. At the same time, all suites boast soundproof windows as well as a writing desk.
Does the Novotel Cardiff Centre staff speak foreign languages?
Yes, the staff of the Novotel Cardiff Centre can assist you in Arabic, Russian, Portuguese, Italian and Spanish.
Which facilities does the Novotel Cardiff Centre provide?
Top locations of the Novotel Cardiff Centre include a storage room and a restaurant, whereas guests' safety will be ensured with a safety deposit box and a fire extinguisher.
What are the spa options at the Cardiff hotel?
Spa facilities in the Cardiff hotel include a Turkish bath, a hot tub and sauna facilities.
Is there a swimming pool in the Novotel Cardiff Centre?
Yes, the Novotel Cardiff Centre features a heated swimming pool.

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