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CARDIFFIANS - somewhere to stay this Saturday ?

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jampots Thu 20-Jan-05 19:25:29

My pal (a solicitor) and her 2 friends are going to the Tsunami concert in Cardiff on Saturday and they're looking for somewhere to stay. They've been told that they're not likely to find anywhere with thousands converging on the area. Any ideas of little guesthouse things or similar?

doggiewalker Thu 20-Jan-05 19:26:34

Perhaps Sallystrawberry can help. She may have a little room in her Strawberry patch . . .

Sorry, can't help as don't live down there yet . . .

jofeb04 Thu 20-Jan-05 20:18:38

theres load ot guest houses on Newport Road, but you could also look at some of the hotels in the centre of town, as (depending on where abouts you are on newport road), it could be a bus jurney.
However, they could also stay at a hotel in Newport, its only about 25 minutes by train, its generally cheaper than cardiff to stay there. Theres also St Mellons Hotel, between Cardiff and Newport, which is a little expensive, but is lovely there (i got married there).
Have a look on the Great westen hotel web site, as there are a few in the area.

jampots Thu 20-Jan-05 20:42:28

they'll be visiting the Millennium Stadium

Socci Thu 20-Jan-05 20:46:25

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sallystrawberry Thu 20-Jan-05 21:06:49

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jumpingbean Thu 20-Jan-05 21:12:31

Have youe friends tried outside of town.Caerphilly (where they make the cheese)has a few b&bs and a travel lodge.Its a train ride into town but be less likely to be booked up...

jampots Thu 20-Jan-05 21:21:56

she hasnt found anywhere yet - any out of town suggestions - they're happy with a family room

Poo2 Thu 20-Jan-05 21:25:18

There's a Holiday Inn in the Bay - not much for a taxi into the town for the concert.

pixiefish Thu 20-Jan-05 21:27:35

i used ti stay at the bronte hotel on newport road- just a stagger into own. that was years ago though. i stay in the holiday inn whenever i go down now (it'll probably be fully booked though as it's right next door to the stadium)

jumpingbean Thu 20-Jan-05 21:29:10

I 've got a telephone no. for a local guesthouse in Caerphilly. Its called Y-fRON 02920-882896 OR 02920-880161.Another one 4 you, Watford fach farm 02920-851500.Some nice welsh names for you to be going on with..If you need any more let me know, will look for that travel lodge no...

sallystrawberry Thu 20-Jan-05 21:30:09

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jumpingbean Thu 20-Jan-05 21:33:23

one more for you this is just behind the train station The mount hotel 02920-882155.

jumpingbean Thu 20-Jan-05 21:44:00

That travel lodge no. Crossways 0870-1977046.Hope they help.....

milge Thu 20-Jan-05 21:51:46

Try Cathedral Hotel - 47 Cathedral Road, 02920236511
Churchills Hotel Llandaff - 02920401300
Crowndale B&B Cathedral Road 02920344060
holidy inn cardiff bay - 0292044900
hanover international 02920475000
Quality Inn Tongwynlais 02920529988
Travel inn - cardiff bey and wenvoe 02871977049/7052
loads of b&b's on cathedral road, and 2 mins to millennium stadium.
Cardiff Tourist Information - 02920227281 maybe have a list of accomm free?

milge Thu 20-Jan-05 21:54:13

Try - looks like there are a few online with availability.

sallystrawberry Thu 20-Jan-05 22:43:10

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jampots Thu 20-Jan-05 22:44:47

thanks girls - not yet but she feels its a little late in the night to try now so will try in the morning. thanks so much for all your helpful links xx

Bibiboo Thu 20-Jan-05 22:54:34

Try the Rhondda Heritage Park Hotel - about 30 mins by train from Cardiff and there's a train station about a mile from it ... worth a try

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