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Hotel ibis budget Cardiff Centre
Ranked #31 of 73 Hotels in Cardiff
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2012

We were told this was in the red light district! never saw any suggestion of this during our 2 night stay, we walked back to the hotel very late on both nights and the area was very quiet.
10 mins steady walk to the city center.
The room was no frills, clean, practical, and everything we wanted ( a couple of nights in Cardif on the cheap) If you are XX Large you may have some fun turning around in the shower!! dont drop the soap (not supplied) you will flood the room trying to retrieve it!!
On the down side, charge £3 per night parking, but if you go out they will not guarantee you a space when you get back, at night the car park is solid bumper to bumper.
The bed was a BIT hard, and a BIT low down.
All in all we would go back at that price.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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EtapCardiff, Manager at Hotel ibis budget Cardiff Centre, responded to this review, 2 September 2012
Thanks for leaving your thoughts here. The team and I are glad that you managed to express some very important points for us to improve, and we’ve taken note of your comments. Rest assured we will address them. We supply towels and soap as a basic standard in each bedroom. Please accept my sincere apologies if you lacked that in your room and I will investigate this with our housekepping team.

We are looking forward to welcome you back at Ibis Budget on your next visit in Cardiff.

Kindest Regards

Michael Schmidt
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Reviewed 17 August 2012

Very BAsic, but very clean and comfortable hotel, with excellent rates. Stayed here in July 2012 a group of 10. Not a single complaint from our party (and some feal fussy one's in the group)

Ideally located to the centre of Cardiff. This hotel offers value for money. Book through Trevago and you can get better deals :)

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with friends
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EtapCardiff, Manager at Hotel ibis budget Cardiff Centre, responded to this review, 2 September 2012
Many thanks for the positive comments, I’m happy we were able to make your stay with us so enjoyable. We have refurbished all the bedrooms to improve standard and quality of services provided in our hotel. We are looking forward to welcome you back on your next visit in Cardiff.

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Michael Schmidt

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Reviewed 15 August 2012

Four of us visited, myself 2 sons and son-in-law as we were going to the Olympic Bronze medal football game at the Millenium Stadium on a Friday night. Stayed at the Etap as we have stayed there before. Since our last visit the standard of the rooms have improved with better lighting and heating controls in the room. Bit disappointed that the prices were nearly treble what they normally are, but checking on other hotels in the area they had all done the same because of the Olympics, bit greedy, but then that is business I suppose. Car park for only £3 a stay is a good bonus. The location for the town could not be bettered.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with friends
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EtapCardiff, Manager at Hotel ibis budget Cardiff Centre, responded to this review, 2 September 2012
Thanks for leaving your thoughts here. The team and I are glad that you managed to express some very important points for us to improve, and we’ve taken note of your comments. Rest assured we will address them. We are looking forward to welcome you back on your next visit to Cardiff.

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Property: Hotel ibis budget Cardiff Centre
Address: Tyndall Street, Cardiff CF10 4BE, Wales
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Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Green Hotel in Cardiff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel ibis budget Cardiff Centre 2*
Number of rooms: 157
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ibis budget Cardiff is a hotel in the City Centre of Cardiff with affordable prices. All rooms are en-suite, with double bed and a single bunk bed. TV with freeview channels. Snack are available at our 24 hrs reception and Continental Breakfast Buffet for only £5.50. On site car park for just £4/24hrs. Free WIFI access in all bedrooms and public areas. ... more   less 
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