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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 1461 traveller reviews
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Gluten free friendly breakfasts!

04/02/2016 VeggieLesley, Southampton

I was working in Cardiff and was really happy with the Clayton. It is ideally situated for Cardiff Central station and the city centre. My room was very comfortable and well equipped. There was a ba... more


You're better off at a Travelodge

02/02/2016 Eleanor B, Farnham, United Kingdom

Group of 5 girls....booked a double and a family room for £338. The family room was actually smaller than the double room...but the air conditioning worked in the double room which was a plus! The ... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff, responded to this review
Dear Ms Eleanor B, I appreciate you taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. I would be interested in speaking to you further about your stay. If you wish to contact me at your convenience at the hotel 02920668866 or my email address is I look forward to speaking to you. Regards Gina Kinevane Guest Relations Manager

Perfect place !

01/02/2016 jordan p, Bristol, United Kingdom

Travelled here for 2 nights and is perfect hotel located literally 2 mins from train and right in the city from shops,bars and restaurants. The hotel is very stylish..... The hallway is very crampt li... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff, responded to this review
Dear Jordan p, Thank you for the taking the time to put your feedback on trip adviser. I apologise for the connection been bad on the t.v. when you stayed here.We were not aware of this problem in your room. I have passed your comment on to the maintenance team. Hopefully you will come back to stay with us again when you are in Cardiff in the near future. Kind Regards Gina Kinevane Guest Relations Manager

A Welsh Welcome

31/01/2016 Gailsman, Beeston, Nottingham

I have just returned from a week’s stay at the Clayton Hotel in Cardiff, for business, rather than pleasure. But it was almost a pleasure to stay there. Only a hop, skip and a jump from Cardiff Centra... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff, responded to this review
Dear Gailsman, Thank you for taking the time to put your kind comments on trip adviser. We appreciate your feedback on our breakfast . We try to cater for all our guests needs & dietary requirements on the buffet for breakfast. We do have mushrooms & other items available for breakfast on request. If you had asked myself or one of our breakfast team we would have been delighted to get them for you. Hopefully you will come back to stay with us in the near future. Kind Regards Gina Kinevane Guest Relations Manager

Great stay during work trip!

29/01/2016 CalamariAR, London, United Kingdom

I stayed here for a few nights while visiting Cardiff on work trip. The staff were very helpful and the room was pristine with a nice view. good location and the train station is only a minute walk. I... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff, responded to this review
Dear CalamariAr, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay here with us & that you found the staff to be very helpful i will pass on your kind comments to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. KInd Regards Gina Kinevane Guest Relations Manager