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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*


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


Stir Restaurant

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

Stir Bar

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 Stephaine O'Toole 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)

  • 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


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1468 traveller reviews
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Great central location offering early check in!

09/02/2016 99PSB, Bristol, United Kingdom

Hotel is very central for some excellent Cardiff shopping and a two minute walk from the railway station. Offers some good views over the city from rooms on the higher floors. Entrance can take some f... more


Another business trip

08/02/2016 Geoff563, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Clean, bright,good central location. No parking. Breakfast acceptable. Pleasant helpful reception. Handy for a stroll around town at night. Bar ok. Alright for one night. Think I'd prefer something a ... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff, responded to this review
Dear Geoff63, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on Trip Adviser. I am delighted you found our reception team to be helpful & pleasant. All our guests can avail of a 50% discount in the local wood street NCP car park which is only a minute walk from the hotel. Hopefully you will come back & stay with us in the near future. Warm regards Gina Kinevane Guest Relations Manager

Ideal location + great staff

08/02/2016 Kiera-Louise, County Meath, Ireland

Stayed here for 2 days on a girls weekend away, greeted at the hotel by the friendliest of receptionists, perfect location for a quick visit to Cardiff. Got the bus from the airport and pretty much dr... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff, responded to this review
Dear Kiera-Louise, Thank you for taking the time to put your lovely comments on Trip Adviser. I am delighted you & your friends enjoyed your stay here at the Clayton hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. if you need any assistance with your booking.please do not hesitate to contact myself directly or the Reservations team. Kind Regards Gina Kinevane Guest Relations Manager

When in Cardiff start yor search here

08/02/2016 Sultan P, Luton, United Kingdom

Great hotel, staff are always helpful, ideal for a city centre break; hotel in the heart of Cardiff. Lovely food served at the restaurant.... But Plenty of choice walking distance from hotel. The brea... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff, responded to this review
Dear Sultan P, I appreciate you putting your lovely feedback on Trip Adviser. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay here with us at the Clayton hotel Cardiff. We Look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm Regards Gina Kinevane Guest Relations Manager

Nice place

07/02/2016 paul5492, Watford, United Kingdom

Looking forward to staying here again in July ... Will be our 4th stay ... Hopefully it's still the same as when the Maldron ... Didn't know it had changed until a few days ago ... The advisor on live... more