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Jolyon's Boutique Hotel

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#28 of 75 Hotels in Cardiff
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are plenty of hotels to choose from in Cardiff but the descriptions and reviews drew me read more about to Jolyon's and this resulted in a recent stay. I was pleased to find: A warm welcome. A warm and comfortable room with a big window for fresh air. Plenty of hot water. Plenty of blindingly white fluffy towels. A...

Thank Kate O
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Everything you could want in a boutique hotel! Fantastic rooms, great breakfast & superb coffee......even had a 'cup to go'!! I understand there's plans to introduce an honesty bar & a restaurant which will round things off nicely! Go there!!

Thank Richard L
Burnham-on-Crouch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were shown to room #2. Via a Welsh oak staircase with fab Newel posts. The landing has led wall lighting which cast's diamont patterns. Upon entering we left the 21st century. Welcome Marie Antoinette. Large elegantly decorated and furnished, full hight sash windows. The French, (later learn Belgique) bed, night stands, the armoire, we named this room NARNIA. Absolutely...

Thank Bernard C
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter came here several years ago and raved about it so we decided to spend a night here. It was comfortable but I don't think it has been decorated since she came here 5 years ago. Shabby rather than shabby chic - stains on the bedside table and dressing table, and generally looking a bit dog-eared. And I do...

Thank Jenny R
jolyons, Owner at Jolyon's Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your tripadvisor. We are delighted your daughter had a good time with us and we hope to see her soon and yourself. When she stayed im not sure what room she had but I like to say all our rooms are lovely. You are right the side tables in your room do need some attention also the...

Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely,friendly little boutique hotel so easily situated for the Millennium Theatre. Jonathan who runs it is great and was easy to get an earlier check-in. Our room was no 3 and had a Moroccan ambience, very cosy. You can park outside over night if you can grab one of spaces for convenience. Little touches to the room made it nice...

Thank Julieanne T T
jolyons, Owner at Jolyon's Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

thank you so much hope too see you soon

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is clean, smart and comfortable. The staff are attentive. The breakfast is lovely. The location can be quite noisy (out of the hotel staff's control). But it is in an excellent location. Parking nearby can be costly.

Thank philski74
jolyons, Owner at Jolyon's Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

thank you so much we do hope to have a little parking soon and are lounge has been upgraded looking lovley some of the rooms are having a make over as well (we get you some ear plugs x) regards jolyon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fab place .booking had been messed up by booking .com ( never again ) but Jonathan managed to accommodate. Us. Very hospitable ,good room , excellent breakfast and service thanks will be back again .nice little touches in the room water ,sweets etc

Thank Julie D
Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a one night stay at this fabulous little hotel situated in the heart of Cardiff Bay. It had everything we needed - very comfortable room, great location close to restaurants and the Millennium Centre and a 20 minute walk from the city centre. We were made very welcome by Johnathon who could not have done...

Thank olliemeg
San Isidro, Argentina
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Ok, this is a 3 star hotel, boutique style, but only 3 star after all ... anyway, it's kind of disappointing and here is why. The welcome was great, the receptionist was super nice, and the hotel is nice. The furniture is old style, very cozy, modern bath... At least in my room their was no shower ... beautiful bathroom...

Thank Diego K
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed are stay at this cute small hotel. Everything was done with a friendly smile and help. Asked if we new the area and they recommended places to go. We where recommended to a restaurant called mosch amazing food very similar friendly atmosphere. Are room was small but spotless very pretty looks Sadly we didn't have time for...

Thank berlinababe

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This elegantly restored Georgian town house is situated in the oldest terrace in Cardiff Bay, opposite the millenium centre. We offer superb luxury accommodation, comprising of six lavishly furninshed, luxury bedrooms. Facilities include king-sized beds, Wi-fi facilities, free-to-view television, beverages, some with views of Cardiff Bay. Sumptuous en-suite bathrooms, include one with a whirlpool bath and one with a wet room appointed to the highest standards, with extra large fluffy towels, .Delicious full welsh breakfasts or a generous seasonal buffet are served in our Bar Cwtch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jolyon's Boutique Hotel

Address: 5 Bute Crescent, Cardiff CF10 5AN, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range: £57 - £126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Jolyon's Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Jolyons Boutique Cardiff
Hotel Jolyons Boutique
Jolyon's Boutique Hotel Cardiff, Wales
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“Speak to them and they will help you choose.”
 of 5 bubbles kateo142, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Narnia Room 2 but all seven rooms have some feature”
 of 5 bubbles 852bernardc, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“May be quieter at the front of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles JennyR192, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“room 2 is amazing”
 of 5 bubbles emma12452016, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
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