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Clayton Hotel Cardiff, BW Premier Collection

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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 character...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


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


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1902 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 868
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A birthday treat

24/02/2017 micheak, Coventry, United Kingdom

Excellent hotel,friendly staff,spotlessly clean,breakfast to die for. Would book again Near to all amenities,St davids shopping centre,Cardiff castle ,millennium stadium and A 10 minute drive to Tiger... more


Excellent in every way

24/02/2017 tony483, lymington

An over night stay with grandson who is at University. We came by train for which the hotel is extremely well placed being a very short walk away. Could not have had better service. All staff were e... more


Handy location

22/02/2017 David P, Birmingham, United Kingdom

We secured a weekend on secret escapes for an off peak weekend. The bedrooms are comfortable and clean. Despite a number of stag and Hen does using the accommodation as well we had a quiet time. the b... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest relations & Quality Manager at Clayton Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Dear David P, Thanks for reviewing your recent stay with us on TripAdvisor, I'm delighted you enjoyed your time and hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards, Jason Court Guest Relations & Quality Manager

Great location, rowdy guests, not for us

21/02/2017 Linda R, Boston, Massachusetts

We knew we were in trouble when we asked for a quiet room and were told that our room should be fine but if there is an issue just call the desk as we have someone on duty after 11pm to walk the halls... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations & Quality Manager at Clayton Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Dear Linda R, Thanks for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor, I'm disappointed to read your comments regarding your recent stay, we continually monitor and action guests comments in order to improve our offering for future guests so I do appreciate your honest feedback. May I assure you that we have security as you mentioned on weekend to ensure the safety of our guests as you can imagine as a City Center hotel there is a high chance of groups so they do monitor these to ensure that they are not disturbing other guests. If you would get in touch with me directly at jcourt@claytonhotels.com as I would like to look into this further. Kind Regards, Jason Court Guest Relations & Quality Manager

Theatre trip and stay.

20/02/2017 Elizabeth G, Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom

This was my second stay at The Clayton Hotel, Cardiff. We were welcomed warmly and our room was ready before the allotted 2pm, so we could settle in and freshen up before our trip to the matinee at St... more

Owner Response
ClaytonHotelCardiff, Guest Relations & Quality Manager at Clayton Hotel, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review
Dear Elizabeth G, Thanks for leaving a great review on TripAdvisor, I'm delighted you enjoyed your second visit to us. We par particularly proud of our breakfast offering and indeed our Vitality selection of which I'm glad you enjoyed. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Jason Court Guest Relations & Quality Manager