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Wynford Hotel
Ranked #40 of 74 Hotels in Cardiff
Reviewed 2 December 2013

Just spent 8 nights in this cozy,friendly hotel, nice room ,warm and well fitted rooms ,plenty of hot water in the excellent shower, and good food in the restaurant , nicely renovated bar (very trendy) ...busy on weekends ,when the small nightclub is buzzing with great music, reasonable price for city center hotel, within easy walking distance to everywhere,will surely go back .Night porter was charming...

Room Tip: ask for a quiet room on weekends
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 2 December 2013

Where to start.. 200 metres from Millenium stadium, attentive flirty service, has an adjoining night club (not to be missed) and massage parlour. One of the most delightful dens for an affordable night out in cardiff. No guests allowed though

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 21 November 2013 via mobile

Dirty hotel, Rude staff. Stay away. The worst hotel I have ever seen. Pubic hair in the shower and rubbish left in the bins, even found used needles! Over priced and the room smelled. Signs of damp throughout the hotel. Food was terrible. I obviously won't be staying again

Stayed: June 2013
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andrew1963, Owner at Wynford Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2013

I have just read this review and I am very shocked at its content. We have several checks in place to ensure rooms are ready for the next guest, 1) Each cleaner has to fill in a checklist after cleaning each room to ensure everything has been done, 2) The housekeeping manager double checks each room before signing it off as ready to let. 3) Any complaint is logged and taken very seriously. This review flies in the face of those who have stayed and given a review(check out laterooms and booking.com reviews)
If I had found a room to be dirty with used needles in it I would have hot footed it to reception, made a very serious complaint and demanded my money back. I would have been on TripAdvisor the next day to warn any would be guests of my experience.
We had no such complaint in June whatsoever and I find it very strange that it has taken nearly six months from the date of stay to publish this comment when their experience was so bad????

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Reviewed 6 November 2013

We went here with a group booking so I am sure the staff there were wary of us upon arrival (approx 14 guys). We had to pay a £20 deposit which I didn't mind as I am sure they have had some bad experiences with stag groups.

The rooms were priced ok, maybe a bit expensive considering there were 4 beds in our room, but having said that they were spotlessly clean, nicely furnished and the bathrooms were great with very nice showers and toiletry's.

The hotel itself has some great staff (Especially the ever friendly Rachel) and they are well able to deal with rowdy stag groups (Not our own - there was another stag of over 40 men staying at the same time as is!). The breakfast is good, a buffet style menu which offers a nice selection of food, cereals and juice.

There is a niteclub next door and its a short walk from the city center. I would definitely stay here again as the staff were great, the place is very nice and clean and its central. I do think however there are cheaper places that would offer just as good stays

Room Tip: Maybe stay away from the rooms adjoining the niteclub if you want a quiet sleep
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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andrew1963, Owner at Wynford Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2013

Many thanks for your review. I read and take note of everything that is said in every single review that is posted and it is very refreshing when someone takes the time to make such positive comments. Rachel was delighted at her name check and i have to say she does work extremely hard and is a great asset to the hotel. Thank you.

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Reviewed 9 September 2013

Stayed here for my birthday on Saturday 7 th September..Had a friendly welcome at reception.. We had a twin room which was spotless..Some guests where loud but wasn't really a problem, in all fairness to the lady that worked there she was quick enough to ask people to quieten down..would stay here again.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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andrew1963, Owner at Wynford Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2013

Many thanks for your review. As you quite rightly say it can be a bit loud and boistrous here at weekends and I am glad that you were able to accept that in the right spirit. I greatly appreciate your very positive comments, thank you.

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Reviewed 26 August 2013 via mobile

We read a few reviews on here before turning up and were a bit worried. There was no need at all as everything about the hotel and the city was excellent.

We went for a Stag with 13 people. We found the rooms to be clean and comfortable, the bar was a great meeting place and it was open until 5am so great to come back to after a night out and the staff were excellent (especially Rachel).

If you're in Cardiff for a romantic weekend then you're probably looking at the wrong hotel, if you want a great weekend out and a hotel in walking distance of the main pubs then stay here.

£40 per night per person is brilliant value and the walk to the pubs was about 10 mins.

Don't believe the bad reviews from people who want an extra window. Trust me, if you're in town for a party weekend then stay here.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Reviewed 25 August 2013

showers didnt work...when it did was cold..in desperate need of a full make over and paintjob,nicotine yellow all over...luckily we were too drunk to care until we woke up in the morning and realised what we were in.Its true what they say,you get what you pay for but then again it wasnt exactly that cheap..Will not stay again!There are better hotrels for the money

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Wynford Hotel

Address: Clare Street, Cardiff CF11 6BD, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #40 of 74 Hotels in Cardiff
Price Range: £49 - £122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wynford Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Wynford Hotel is very conveniently located within a few minutes walk of the city centre and all its facilities. Located on Clare Street which is one of the main arterial roads in and out of the city. This is a 40 bedroomed hotel with a range of different room styles. We have a residents bar open everyday from 10.00am until 5.00am the next day (residents only). As well as breakfast we offer a range of freshly prepared bar meals every evening. At weekends the hotel becomes the place for party people and a warm welcome is extended to Stag & Hen groups as well as everyone else. A word of warning though, if you are looking for a quiet weekend away then this is not the place for you. Throughout the week the hotel offers an excellent base for tourists and business travellers alike, with the City centre on our doorstep. With a range of recently refurbished rooms with Plasma TVs, a good standard of accommodation is offered with the benefit of free wireless internet. ... more   less 
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