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Clayton Hotel Cardiff.

Comfort and convenience in Cardiff!

The Clayton Hotel Cardiff (formerly Best Western Plus Maldron Hotel Cardiff) is located in the heart of Cardiff City Centre. It offers convenience as well as guests arriving by train in the Central Station will testify!

If you're a sports fan, we're just a minute away from the Millennium Stadium. But whether you're returning from the rugby or coming back from the countryside, one of our 216 well appointed, air conditioned bedrooms will be a wonderful home from home.

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St Mary Street
CF10 1GD
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6118*


Offsite secure parking on Wood Street (CF10 1EN) - 20% discount when staying at hotel.
Bars, Free WIFI, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 12:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Chef Vas Navanani

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This modern, casual restaurant serves local cuisine that makes our views of Cardiff city centre all the more tasty! With our menu designed by our award winning chef Vasanthan Navanani, we offer a range of cusine to suit every taste. Our menus reflect the seasonal changes to include chef's signature dishes of mouth watering Oriental style crispy pork belly or pan seared scallops with artichoke puree. Remember to leave room for dessert!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 10:00
Dinner: 11:00 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary
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Mix with a mixer or curl up with a cocktail! Stir Bar is contemporary & modern serving a wide range of food & drink to cater for all tastes, including freshly prepared cocktails hand made by our in house mixologist. Why not try our signature Maldron Spirit cocktail?

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


The Clayton Hotel Cardiff invites you to spend your special day in style and comfort! Our Courtyard Suite has access to the internal courtyard and offers private use of this on request. We can seat 50 people for your reception meal, which makes for a truly intimate wedding day.

How do we make your occasion so special?

This'll be music to your ears...we can cater for DJs or live bands to make your celebratory soundtrack unforgettable!


We offer a full platter of catering options. Whether you want an informal buffet or a traditional wedding breakfast with all the trimmings, we'll serve it all with a smile!


Registry office:
Cardiff Registry Office
City Hall, NW Entrance, Cathays Park, CF0 3ND

For any enquiries please call Sue Carde on 02920 668866

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M4, J29, 3.00 miles
Nearest train station: Cardiff Central Station, 0.40 miles
Nearest airport: Cardiff, 14.00 miles

St Mary Street
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What's nearby?


  • Cardiff Arms Park (0.1 miles)

  • Motorpoint Arena (0.1 miles)

  • Millennium Stadium (0.1 miles)

  • Millennium Stadium (0.1 miles)

  • Cardiff City Stadium (1.5 miles)

  • SWELC Stadium (1 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Cardiff Castle (0.4 miles)

  • Wales Millennium Centre (0.4 miles)

  • National Museum Wales (1 miles)

  • Millennium Stadium (0.1 miles)

  • Principality Stadium (0.1 miles)

  • Cardiff Central Train Station (0.1 miles)


  • St David's Shopping Center (0.1 miles)

  • The Hayes (0.1 miles)

  • McArthur Glen Designer Outlet (15 miles)

  • John Lewis Department Store (0.1 miles)

  • Queen Street & Queens Arcade (0 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


The Clayton Hotel Cardiff offers 7 state of the art meeting rooms, with capacity from 2 to 100 delegates! A combination of professional service, first class facilities and the latest business technology will provide the ideal venue for doing business, while relaxing surroundings make this an ideal venue for overnight stays and residential retreats!

Available room set ups

U shape

Meeting Room 7

A unique shape & design where 50% of walls are windows. Direct access to the outdoor terrace area from the room. Two access doors to the main room from the corridor. Sky sports available in the room.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Meeting room 1 50 14 18 20 0
Meeting room 2 90 40 32 36 60
Meeting room 3 55 22 18 20 0
Meeting room 4 40 14 12 14 0
Meeting room 5 40 14 12 14 0
Meeting room 6 10 0 0 6 0
Meeting Room 7 100 48 30 34 74
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1584 traveller reviews
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Convenient, comfortable Clayton

27/05/2016 Lilian E, Blackpool, United Kingdom

This hotel is very close to Cardiff Central Train Station but there is no noise from trains. Convenient for all shopping, theatres, museums and art galleries, pubs, clubs and restaurants, all the usua... more


Great City Centre Location

26/05/2016 MrTopples, Twickenham, United Kingdom

If your looking for a good city centre location, then the Clayton hotel offers this, with easy access into the centre of Cardiff, and the main line station within a few minutes walk. I had a room on ... more


Good business type of hotel

26/05/2016 120sandra, London, United Kingdom

This is a standard business type of hotel and a pleasant version. Nice decor, nicely kitted out room, spacious enough, fresh decorations, spacious wardrobe, very clean, nice touches like ice machine i... more


Bed not made properly

24/05/2016 AnthonyB1974,

This hotel claims to be the perfect hotel, unfortunately the bed wasn't made properly and we weren't sure if the room had been cleaned properly after the last guests had left. Reception were defensive... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations & Quality Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff, responded to this review
Dear AnthonyB1974, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor, I’m disappointed that you felt that your room had not been correctly serviced, if you could contact me directly at or 029 2066 8866 as I would like to get more details so I can investigate this further. Looking forward to hearing from you. Kind regards, Jason Court Guest Relations & Quality Manager

Clayton Hotel Cardiff

23/05/2016 Lee P,

Hotel is very well situated in Cardiff, although on a busy junction easy enough to walk safely to all local amenities, the hotel room booked was very clean and comfortable, the Reception staff very po... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations & Quality Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff, responded to this review
Dear Lee P, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor, I am glad the whole team were helpful during your stay. Unfortunately the 3rd party website that you booked through was advertising a child at this age however hotel policy is a child is under 14. We have contacted this website to try and rectify this issue and hope it will be resolved soon. We look forward to welcoming you back during your next visit to Cardiff, if you have any further queries or would like to book your next stay please contact me directly and I will be delighted to look after your reservation. Regards, Jason Court Guest Relations & Quality Manager