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Conference Accomodation


Conference accommodation can be booked through the Cardiff Convention Bureau. The main conference hotel will be the Ibis based in the city centre. The Ibis has good links to the train station and is only a 15 minute walk away from the university. Please use the following website to book the accommodation and receive a special conference rate

Cardiff has a number of high quality hotels in the city centre, most of which are within walking distance. These include the Holiday Inn (from £65), and The Big Sleep (from £55).


Useful website for hotels in Cardiff:

For hotel information you could also contact Cardiff Visitor Centre and they will book your accommodation.

Tel: 0870 909 2008 (UK only)  +44 (0) 29 2022 7281 (from abroad)


Angel Hotel, Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 1SZ (029) 2064 9200

Cardiff Hilton, Kingsway, Cardiff CF10 3HH (029) 2064 6300

Cardiff Marriott, Mill Lane, Cardiff CF10 1EZ (029) 2039 9944

Cardiff Thistle Hotel, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3UD (029) 2078 5595

Holiday Inn, Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 1XD 0870 4008140

Holland House Hotel, Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 2DD 0870 1220020

Jury's Cardiff, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff CF10 3HH (029) 2034 1441

St David's Hotel & Spa, Havannah Street, Cardiff CF10 5SD (029) 2045 4045

Park Plaza - Cardiff, Greyfriars Road, Cardiff CF10 3AL (029) 2011 1111

Limited parking is available at all these hotels.


Outside the City there are three hotels just off the A48, a distance of approximately three miles from the centre of Cardiff. They all have good parking facilities.

Holiday Inn, Pentwyn Road, Cardiff CF2 7XA 0870 4008142

Cardiff East Travelodge, Circle Way East, Cardiff CF23 9TD (029) 2054 9564

Cardiff Moat House, Circle Way East, Cardiff CF23 9XF (029) 2058 9988


B and Bs

Good value, city centre, budget (and not so budget!) bed and breakfast accommodation is available in Cathedral Road, a short and pleasant stroll across Bute Park to the conference and has been a popular choice for previous conference participants. Most of the B and Bs below now have websites too.


Abbey Hotel, 149-151 Cathedral Road CF11 9PJ, (029) 2039 0896

Beaufort Guest House, 65 Cathedral Road, CF11 9HE, (029) 2023 7003

Cathedral House, 146 Cathedral Road, CF11 9JB, (029) 2023 2872

Church Guest House, 109 Cathedral Road, CF11 9PH, (029) 2034 0881

Lincoln House Hotel, 118-120 Cathedral Road CF11 9LQ, (029) 2039 5558

Number 62, 62 Cathedral Road, CF11 9LL, (029) 2041 2765

Penrhys Hotel, 127 Cathedral Road, CF11 9JB, (029) 2023 0548

Town House, 70 Cathedral Road CF11 9LL, (029) 2023 9399



There is a youth hostel only a short distance (20 mins walk) from the University (not in central Cardiff):  Roath Park Youth Hostel tel: (029) 20462303


A popular backpacker’s hostel and budget hotel is NosDa right opposite the Millennium Stadium in the centre of Cardiff (15-20 mins walk). For further information please visit their website: