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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
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)

  • 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


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1712 traveller reviews
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Good hotel

28/08/2016 Robert3856, Surrey, United Kingdom

Stayed at the Clayton Hotel for Bank Holiday.  The staff at reception were all friendly and helpful.  I arrived at about 1:00 and I optimistically asked whether the room was read.  They told me that i... more


Modern and confortable hotel

27/08/2016 Manuel_Porto, Porto, Portugal

Centrally located, right outside the Cardiff Central train station, it is the ideal place to explore Cardiff. The airport bus and almost all city buses stop at nearby bus stops. The hotel is modern, t... more


Birthday stay

25/08/2016 Gemma N,

Myself and my partner stayed here for one night in July. On arrival the reception staff were very welcoming and friendly, the room clean and well presented. Every member of staff we came into contact... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations & Quality Manager at Clayton Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Dear Gemma N, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us on TripAdvisor. I'm delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your birthday stay with us. I will pass on your lovely comments to the entire team they will be delighted that they made a difference to your stay. I hope we get the chance to welcome you back very soon. Kind Regards, Jason Court Guest Relations & Quality Manager

Perfect from check in to check out.

25/08/2016 YrUnCymraes, North Wales, United Kingdom

Excellent friendly staff; very efficient and helpful. Gorgeous room; everything you could ask for. Lovely dinner in the restaurant and fab breakfast. And right next to the train station and city centr... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations & Quality Manager at Clayton Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Dear YrUnCymraes, Thank you for your kind words on TripAdvisor, I will pass on your compliments to the entire team, they will be delighted. I hope we get the chance to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards, Jason Court Guest Relations & Quality Manager

Great stay

24/08/2016 Holster10, Auckland, New Zealand

We loved our stay at Clayton hotel. The food in the restaurant is really good. The bar is really well set up. The staff were amazing and put up with our large group socialising in the bar area. We... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations & Quality Manager at Clayton Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Dear Holster 10, Thanks for your great review on TripAdvisor, I will pass on your lovely compliments to the entire team. I'm glad you got to experience the great customer service that we all take such pride in during your visit. For future reference fridges are available on request, just ask any member of the team and they will be delighted to arrange this. I do hope we get the chance to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards, Jason Court Guest Relations & Quality Manager