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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


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.

Sat nav users: type CF10 1GD

Send to Tom Tom

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
CF10 1GD

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 1475 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 665
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Tidy, warm and comfortable

10/02/2016 Gary H, Croydon, United Kingdom

We really enjoyed our two night stay at this superbly located hotel. Within minutes walks of the centre of town with a major train station, huge shopping centre and restaurants and clubs so close. We ... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff, responded to this review
Dear Gary H, I appreciate you taking the time to put your feedback on Trip Adviser. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay here with us. Hopefully you will be back to stay with us again soon. KInd Regards GIna Kinevane Guest Relations Manager

Great place

10/02/2016 stuart j, Carmarthen, United Kingdom

Stayed here just for 1 night but would stay in this hotel again, staff were exceptionally pleasant, professional and accommodating. The room was really well presented, clean and the bed was comfortabl... more


Great, and terrible service

10/02/2016 Mark J, London, United Kingdom

I called the night before and asked for a bed to be added to my room, I was told the price was £10 for this operation and confirmed it. When checking-in no notes have been made about my request and I ... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff, responded to this review
Dear Mark J, Firstly I would like to apologise on behalf of the hotel for this experience with us. We pride ourselves on our customer service here at the Clayton hotel & I can assure you this was an isolated incident. I would appreciate if you could contact me at your convenience at the hotel 02920668866 or my email is Kind Regards Gina Kinevane Guest Relations Manager

Badly organised, terrible food

10/02/2016 Liz E, Cheltenham, United Kingdom

We booked this hotel for our anniversary, when we arrived before our scheduled check in time, they checked us in gave us a room number and took our case into a back room until we returned later. When ... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff, responded to this review
Dear Liz E, Thank you for taking the time to write your review on Trip Adviser. We are continually looking to improve our food & beverage offerings so I appreciate your feedback. I would be interested in speaking to you further about your stay with us. If you wish to contact me at your own convenience my email address is or at the hotel on 02920668866 Warm Regards Gina KInevane Guest Relations Manager

On a train line

09/02/2016 Ei O, Birmingham, United Kingdom

It's got great staff and great amenities. But sleep on the wrong side of the building and the trains will wake you up. Then they will keep you up. If you're lucky and on the best side of the hotel, yo... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff, responded to this review
Dear Ei O, Thank you for taking the time to put your comments on Trip Adviser. Hopefully you will be back to stay with us in the near future. Please do not hesitate to contact my self directly or our reservations team & we would be delighted to book you a room facing the city or one of quiet internal rooms. Kind Regards Gina Kinevane Guest Relations Manager