Selection of Holiday rentals in Cardiff
Looking for the perfect apartment in Cardiff to rent for your trip to the capital of Wales? Find the best serviced apartments to enjoy your stay in Caerdydd at the best possible price. We have plenty of cheap accommodation and holiday apartments near Cardiff Bay waterfront, Principality Stadium to watch a cup match overlooking the River Taff, or near one of Cardiff’s many castles for a beautiful Welsh backdrop to your trip, of which it has plenty. As one of the UK’s most up and coming cities, it is multicultural with a beating heart that has plenty of great short stay apartments that you will love. Whether you are coming to visit to watch one of the biggest sports events around, or to discover the ‘green, green grass of home’ and try some of the best Welsh cakes in the country, you’re sure to find the perfect holiday rental. Since being ranked sixth best alternative tourist destination in the world, it has been revealed as a wonderful waterside city that is alive with culture and talent, and a great standard of living. No matter your age, you have to experience this city for yourself which comes alive with its modern developments and friendly locals. Depending on what you’re after, you can find some great apartments in the city centre or somewhere where you can enjoy the views across the water with a Cardiff Bay apartment to rent, or be in the shopping hub. If you’re staying a little further out near the gorgeous Roath Park, we have the perfect Cardiff Airbnb rentals for you to immerse yourself into this Welsh city. You might even pick up a phrase or two of Welsh, or ‘Cymraeg’ which is an incredible language dating back over four millennia, and a proud and strong heritage to be explored. What are you waiting for? Book now!
Serviced apartments in the capital of Wales
You will be amazed at the sheer amount of great apartments for rent in Cardiff city centre for your trip. What’s more, with Hundredrooms, you can compare all of the best studio flats and self catering cottages to make sure you’re booking the best option for you. Along Queen Street and St Mary’s Street you can find the biggest retailers at your disposal, such as John Lewis. This city is best explored by foot, so walk around the city to your heart’s content to really get a feel for the place. Enjoy Mill Lane, which is an interesting ‘cafe quarter’ with plenty of choices for al fresco drinking which is perfect for cosmopolitan city living. In Cardiff city centre, there are plenty of options for the ultimate place to stay. Enjoy a pint in one of its countless pubs, or a Welsh cake or two. You certainly won’t forget an experience in this fantastic city with all of its surrounds. You can adapt your trip and explore the city’s heart. We suggest however that you book a serviced apartment in one of Cardiff’s waterside locations. You can throw yourself into the complete Welsh experience and visit the Yr Hen Lyfrgell where you can learn all about the incredible heritage harnessed in this city. Popularly known as one of the principal filming locations for the iconic Doctor Who series, you can experience the city as the Doctor does himself. If you’re into cutting edge architecture, you can visit the Senedd, which is an example of forward thinking innovation in the city. Cardiff perfectly straddles the balance between an exciting, regenerated city and rolling Welsh hills with castles a-plenty to be explored. Many people visit to watch an important match at the Principality Stadium, and for that reason we can provide you with the best flats to rent in the city centre so you can enjoy the match and nightlife afterwards. The main advantage of having all possibilities in one place - we compare all of them between Airbnb Cardiff, Cardiff Booking.com and Homeaway and many more.
Where to stay in Caerdydd
We've got the lowdown on the best districts in the city, depending on your tastes and requirements.
- City Centre: To be in the thick of the action, we recommend that you find an apartment in Cardiff city centre. You will be close to the St David’s shopping centre, and a walkable distance from all of the nightclubs and bars following your night partying.
- Cardiff Bay: A slightly more quieter alternative to the city centre, with a beautiful backdrop of the bay. You can see the islands Steep Holm and Flat Holm in the distance. It is home to the main Welsh media outlets such as the Roath Lock BBC Studios, and here you will see the iconic Pierhead building. It is a cultural hub with many restaurants, bars and independent shops. The Millenium Centre is also located here which is worth exploring. A luxury apartment here guarantees a cultural and sophisticated stay close to the water. Flats to rent in Cardiff Bay are normally modern and very sleek if you're after something a bit more stylish, or can find you the perfect Cardiff penthouse to rent if you're looking to enjoy the nightlife for one night.
- Pontcanna: Cardiff’s trendy district. There is a wonderful budding community here, and home to some of Wales’ most famous rugby players. There are many independent shops and the streets are gorgeous, often being compared to a ‘village’ within a city. If you like a little bit of country living in the middle of the city, look here for a cottage in Cardiff.
- Canton: Cardiff is one of the most multicultural cities in the UK thanks to this fantastic little district. it is an inner city area and some of the best restaurants in the city are here. Many artists reside here and it seen as an artistic hub. Thompson Park is a great place to relax and is one of the oldest parks here.
- Lisvane & Thornhill: An upmarket area with many houses to rent in Cardiff. It is a little way out of the city centre, but provides the perfect breathing space in a welcoming Welsh community. You will find some great traditional Welsh pubs selling craft beers and sports activities.
- Pontprennau: For the most authentic Cardiffian experience, look for a holiday rental right here. Perfect if you want a tranquil alternative to the city and you’re with the family or children. It is cushioned by a lot of green space, and it is largely residential.
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Things to see in Cardiff
From the comfort of your apartment in Cardiff, you won't be short of things to discover. Take a look at our essential list:
- Pierhead: A red brick Victorian landmark that sits aside the waterfront. With a decorous clock tower, it is now also an interactive museum that helps visitors understand the story of Cardiff as it transformed into the world’s largest coal port from just a small market town, to then become the capital of Wales.
- Cardiff Castle: This Welsh relic is a medieval keep with a modern twist. During the Victorian era it was updated to include some interesting mock-Gothic features which make for a fantastic day out.
- Wales Millennium Centre: An iconic building that represents all that Cardiff has achieved in terms of innovation and its new cosmopolitan character. It is made of Welsh slate and an amazing bronze shell. It is now an arts complex which hosts large cultural organisations such as the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Tŷ Cerdd (Music Centre Wales) and more.
- Principality Stadium: A fantastic stadium sitting aside the River Taff. You may know it better as the former Millenium Stadium, but due to new sponsorship has since changed. It was built to host the 1999 Rugby World Cup, but is now home to a whole host of sporting matches.
- Roath Park: A perfectly preened garden which is one of the best green spaces here. It has many hidden corners and manicured rose beds.
- Gorsedd Stones: These are traditional Welsh stones found all over the country where ‘eisteddfodau’ are held, the traditional Welsh festivals of literature, music and performance. This one in particular was erected in 1978.
- Bute Park: This park carpets the way from the city centre all the way out of Cardiff, and accompanies the castle.
- National Museum Cardiff: Forming part of the Welsh National Museum is the substantial art and natural history museum.