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The Avala Guest House

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The Avala Guest House is a well presented Victorian property with 16 rooms all en-suite. The rooms range from singles, double, twin and family rooms. All rooms come with LCD TV and freeview and also have complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. There is also free parking and Wifi in our guests' TV lounge. The Avala is 15 minutes walk from the centre of Cardiff and also has excellent public transport links.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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76Somewhat walkable
Grade: 76 out of 100
18Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
13Room tips
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They cancelled my booking which I booked in November as a gift for the ireland vs wales match. Absolutely gutted that they cancelled hotels are now extremely expensive . Would not recommend if you have a big trip coming up.
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Stayed for weekend as attending an event in city. Room adequate, clean, but a bit dated. We did find the room to hot and did not sleep well, even with the window open. Generous hospitality tray, which was topped up daily. No problems with wifi. Did not have breakfast so cannot
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My wife and I decided on a break in Cardiff and I booked a couple of nights in the Avala through Booking.com. The trouble is that I booked them in November instead of October!! The terms and conditions stated that you could not cancel or transfer the booking. However, through
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Had an amazing stay, visited as a group with my family attending a boxing match, and the room was great, also had a living room area in which we sort off took over but really made our weekend stay as kids couldn't get into a lot off places so we just ordered takeaway with our
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Just stayed here for break away from home. Room was quite small, far to hot with no real air ventilation other then a fan, not good for the summer season. Had both windows open which resulted in it being really noisey due to traffic. Toilet made a horrible noise at random
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Sorry I have just seen you message. I don't think it would be a problem as the staff are really helpful.
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It isn't the best area so I wouldn't recommend walking around after dark, but never had any problems there myself.
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Hi. It takes approximately 15 minutes to walk into the city centre and 10 minutes to walk to the globe. If we can be of any further help or you have any more queries please contact us by email which is on our website.
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"Probably best to ask for room towards the back, away from Main road to avoid noise from main road."
"Ask for room at back of building less traffic noise"
"Rooms in the front are very noisy."
"some of our group had the top floor which included a lounge"
"Avoid unless your homeless"
US$290 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomWalesSouthern WalesCardiff
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