Hotels Cardiff Christmas Market
Are you planning to stay in Cardiff during the Christmas market? We have created the latest guide for Cardiff to help you find a restaurant, an activity, a guided tour and best hotels close to the Cardiff Old Market Square – Cardiff Christmas Market for the Winter of 2023!
The Cardiff Christmas Market known as Craft*Folk or Cardiff Winter Wonderland is a magical place that comes to life in the heart of Cardiff, a few weeks before Christmas.
This year the market runs from 11th November 2023 to 23rd December 2023. The Cardiff Market is located on St John Street, Working Street, the Hayes and Trinity Street in the city centre of Cardiff.
How is the weather in Cardiff in December?
The average temperature in Cardiff in December is about 9° / 5° (low) and light rain is possible as well. A warm, waterproof coat or jacket is a must during the winter in Cardiff and United Kingdom if you plan to visit during the Christmas period!
Best Restaurants in Cardiff for the perfect Christmas Dinner
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Best Day Tours in Cardiff in Winter
Cardiff is the capital city and one of the principal areas of Wales. It is Wales’ largest city and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom. Cardiff is the county town of the historic county of Glamorgan and in 1974–1996 of South Glamorgan. It belongs to the Eurocities network of the largest European cities.
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- The Wandering Bard Tour of South Wales
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1. Clayton Hotel Cardiff 4* – Hotels Near Cardiff Christmas Market
With a stylish bar and restaurant, Clayton Hotel Cardiff offers modern rooms with free WiFi. The hotel is adjacent to Cardiff Central Rail Station, and the Principality Stadium is 300 m away.
The air-conditioned rooms at Clayton Hotel Cardiff have a luxury bathroom and a seating area. All rooms have a work desk, flat-screen TV, and tea/coffee making facilities are also provided.
The View Restaurant has an international menu and wine list and breakfast including the Clayton Vitality Breakfast is served daily. The on-site bar serves a range of beverages and snacks in contemporary surroundings.
A 3-minute walk from Cardiff Central train station, this modern upscale hotel in the city centre is 6 minutes’ walk from the Principality Stadium and 10 minutes on foot from Cardiff Castle.
Polished rooms have free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms add pillow-top mattresses and/or floor-to-ceiling windows. Family rooms sleep up to 3 guests, and interconnecting rooms are available.
A relaxed restaurant/bar with floor-to-ceiling windows offers international dishes and afternoon tea, plus city views.
The hotel is so close to the Train Station that it takes one major hassle out of a short stay in Cardiff. You can unload your suitcase within minutes of getting off the train, Check-in was a breeze, with a really pleasant and efficient receptionist on duty. Room very clean and tidy, with all essential facilities.
A really short walk will get you to Cardiff’s shopping area (and Christmas market when there). Lots of pubs and bars nearby, but not on the doorstep. No noise disturbance whatsoever.
The staff were extremely friendly at reception and at the bar. We didn’t have breakfast at the hotel, because we couldn’t justify £60 for 3 days. We would walk to Costa which is about a 5 minute and have tea and toast there instead, but at the end of the day it all comes down to preference.
The hotel was spotless and hand sanitizers were pretty much everywhere. The rooms are not cleaned during your stay so if you do run out of towels or need more tea/coffee etc the ask at reception and they will send them to your room ASAP. Just place your old towels outside your room.
The location of this hotel is probably the best thing. You are a minutes walk from the main entrance of Cardiff Central Train Station. The city centre is 2 minute walk across a busy main road. There are plenty of restaurants and bars close by.
The room was on the the 9th floor, loads of light through the huge windows, plenty of space,big tv,big bed, tea and coffee facilities and plenty of storage. There was a great view of the Cardiff city streets too.What a lovely room we’d been given.
To be picky, the bathroom didn’t have the same impact as the room . I’m not sure the shower over the bath and very dim lighting belonged in an “executive room “, but to be fair, it was spotlessly clean and everything was fine, it didn’t take the shine off how pleased we were.
How much does a room costs at Clayton Hotel Cardiff?
Double sized bed with crisp white duvet and pillows. Room offers bathrobes and slippers, espresso coffee machine, mini-fridge and complimentary bottled water, large screen multi channel TV, air-conditioning, in-room laptop safe, free WiFi, work desk, telephone, iron/ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer and en-suite bath/power shower.
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2. Hotel Indigo – Cardiff, an IHG Hotel 4* – Hotels Close to Cardiff Christmas Market
Hotel Indigo – Cardiff is located in Cardiff, 200 m from St David’s Hall and 300 m from Cardiff Castle. The hotel has a terrace and fitness centre, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Hotel Indigo – Cardiff features free WiFi.
Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Some rooms have a seating area for your convenience. You will find bathrobes and free toiletries in the bathrooms.
Surrounded by shops and eateries in the city centre, this modern hotel is 5 minutes on foot from the 11th-century Cardiff Castle, a 6-minute walk from Cardiff Queen Street train station, and 6 km from Cardiff Bay along the Severn Estuary.
The bright, unassuming rooms with an eclectic vibe have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and mini fridges, as well as tea and coffee making facilities, and en suite bathrooms with rainfall showers. Suites come with living areas.
A hip rooftop restaurant/bar offers city views. There’s also a fitness room.
Modern, clean hotel in the city centre. Located in one of Cardiff’s beautiful old arcades – right in the centre of the city surrounded by shops, near the castle and currently near the Christmas markets! No parking though NCP car parking is 5min walk from the hotel (£19 per 24hrs with the hotel discount). The hotel appears new as everything is spotless.
The decoration is modern and quirky, the reception area and the room were both really nice.
Loved the blue lamb on the phone in reception! Had breakfast one morning, expensive (£15 each) and though the restaurant (Marco Pierre White) was lovely there are lots of nearby eating places which are better value.
The room was cosy with really nice Welsh tea/coffee and toiletries, there was even a couple of Welsh chocolates. The room was comfortable and dark/silent at night.
Would recommend and would book again for a city break.
How much does a room costs at Hotel Indigo – Cardiff?
This suite has a electric kettle, sofa and air conditioning.
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3. Jurys Inn Cardiff 4* – Hotels Near Cardiff Christmas Market
With a great location in Cardiff’s centre, Jurys Inn Cardiff is set in a beautiful Victorian building and boasts a restaurant and bar. Rooms each feature stylish décor and a flat-screen TV.
Each high-quality bedroom at Jurys Inn Cardiff has a Dream bed, air conditioning, a work area and a laptop safe. Every luxury private shower room has a hairdryer, and there is 24-hour room service.
Breakfast is available daily as a pre-packed continental option delivered to your room. There is a lounge with an informal and relaxed atmosphere, serving a range of drinks and light meals.
Featuring a grand stone facade, this sophisticated hotel fronts the bustling pedestrian thoroughfare of Queen Street. It’s a 2-minute walk from the Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral of St. David, a 4-minute walk from National Rail trains at Cardiff Queen Street and a 9-minute walk from Millennium Stadium.
Sleek rooms with contemporary furnishings are decorated in earthy hues. All come with free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, mini fridges, and tea and coffee making facilities. Suites add living rooms.
Jurys Inn Cardiff is conveniently located just a short walk from Cardiff Queen Street train station, making it ideal for transport links to and from the city. Housed in a grand Victorian building and situated in the city centre, Jurys Inn Cardiff is within walking distance of the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, Cardiff Castle, and St David’s Shopping Centre, as well as having a myriad of restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues right on its doorstep.
The hotel has 142 newly designed spacious, comfortable bedrooms with comfy DREAM bed and crisp white linens, ensuite bathroom with complimentary toiletries, tea and coffee making facilities and free WiFi.
A nice place to stay in a wonderful location. Staff was friendly and the rooms are clean and nice. Good bed. Decent restaurant and bar.
If you go in November or December you’re right in a great location for the Christmas market.
Had a very enjoyable stay, friendly, clean,convenient for city centre shopping ,tourism, ideal for our visit for the Cardiff winter wonderland and christmas market. Lovely breakfast.
Rooms were spacious with plenty of cupboard space.
How much does a room costs at Jurys Inn Cardiff?
This room features an en suite bathroom, a flat-screen TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
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