Top 10 Cabin Rentals In Cardiff, UK - Updated 2024

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Cardiff sits on Wales’s southern coast, where the River Taff flows into Cardiff Bay. Cardiff won’t disappoint, whether you’re around for a quick stop before heading to the world-famous Snowdonia National Park or as the final destination of an adventurous road trip. Set aside a few hours to visit Cardiff Castle, a legacy left behind by the Normans and the Romans before them. Sports fans can’t miss Principality Stadium, the temple of Welsh rugby. When in town, you should pay a visit to the architecturally peculiar Senedd, the seat of the Welsh Parliament, then embrace the multiculturality of the Butetown district. For accommodation in Wales’ capital city, read on and find out the top cabin rentals in Cardiff, UK.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 13, 2024.

1. Chic studio cabin near public transport (from USD 82)

Located less than 4 miles (6.4 kilometres) from Cardiff’s historic centre, this cosy cabin is ideal for solo business travellers or couples. The property is a studio unit with no kitchen, so you’ll be free to sample Welsh cuisine around the city.

Previous guests have particularly appreciated the cleanliness of the property and the convenient check-in and check-out operations. The bus stop is within walking distance and you can reach the town center in 15 minutes. If you have a vehicle, you can take a 20-minute drive to the scenic waterfront, where Severn Estuary and River Taff meet.

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
50 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wi-fi great to have would definitely use it again
the cabin is very comfortable and well equipped a lovely place to stay
the room and amenities where excellent and the hosts left a great basket of goodies
susie's cabin is a lovely comfortable and private space
modern clean warm and spacious
the place was clean furnished well and comfortable
very clean and so much useful information provided
great space with privacy very clean and great communication and recommendations to local destinations
the accommodation was very clean and lovely little touches left to make us feel welcome
susie is a great host
susie our host was superb
susie was a lovely host and even prepared a basket of goodies for our arrival
the hosts really made the stay great
susie was very accommodating would definitely recommend
we found the location delightfully quiet and charming
we loved staying here such a perfect place for what we needed
easy to check-in and in a private location the cosy cabin has served us well
susie was very welcoming and helpful offering tips for places to visit locally
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Nearby cabins

2. Two splendid log cabins in picturesque Glynogwr (from USD 654)

These well-equipped log homes overlook the verdant hills and valleys of South Wales. A great option for reunions, rent these modern cabins and have a fabulous time in South Wales.

Each cabin features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living area with two leather convertible sectionals and a fully-equipped kitchen with plenty of countertop space.

The cabins are connected via an elevated wooden deck where guests can enjoy a family barbecue and the hot tub while taking in the soothing landscape.

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Glynogwr, Wales, United Kingdom
78 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 10 Beds 14 Guests 6 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic loges fantastic views lots of room you will need a car to travel around
the bed is comfortable cabin nicely furnished
the cabins were clean and had everything we needed
the lodges are modern and clean
an absolutely fantastic place to spend time with family and friends plenty of space and very clean
the two cabins were spotless and enjoyed by the family
david was a brilliant host
david the host was on hand for local info and to answer any questions
very friendly and helpful host
david and family were very helpful and attentive whilst we were there as well
david was easy to talk to and very friendly
good location for our stay and what we wanted to do whilst in wales
it was a lovely place central to lots of places and good for a large family holiday
beautiful location really well positioned for a range of activities e
great walk along the river which leads straight to the pub
great location and beautiful views ideal for groups
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3. Pine Lodge (from USD 75)

Hidden away in the quiet countryside, this quaint wooden lodge is a great base to explore the surrounding area. The warm texture of the wood and the clever balance of the red and white tints of the decorative elements give the cabin a warm, rustic feel.

The charming kitchen corner is small but well-equipped to cook delicious meals. Ideal for couples, the cabin features a comfortable double bed and a wood-burning fireplace, setting the stage for a romantic evening.

The property is just 3 miles (4.8 kilometres) from a 24-hour supermarket in Talbot Green, and it is almost equidistant from Cardiff, Newport, Swansea and Brecon Beacons National Park, should you wish to venture out.

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36 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
little things like plugs next to the bed would be a nice touch
rita is a lovely lady very helpful and keeps everything spotlessly clean
relaxing cosy and clean
the cottage was beautiful and clean everything you needed for your stay was there
owner is also lovely
lodge owners really friendly
rita was so lovely and very friendly
i don't believe that the owners see the place with fresh eyes
the location is perfect from little trips out within 30 minute drives
the location was lovely - so quiet and peaceful
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4. Family-friendly cabin with great amenities (from USD 278)

Superhost Rachel welcomes up to seven guests at her stunning, pet-friendly property within a working farm.

Surrounded by the green Welsh countryside, this delightful lodge has four bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen with plenty of countertop space for you to cook healthy family meals. On warm summer days, kids can have fun in the playground in front of the lodge while the adults prepare a succulent barbecue feast on the spacious wooden deck.

For a fun beach day, Barry Island Beach is about a 16-minute drive from the property.

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Llanharan, Wales, United Kingdom
198 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 7 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms were all great - and the photos were all accurate and true to life
the cabin is very comfortable and much lighter and more spacious than it looks in the photos
the cabin was beautiful very spacious comfortable and had everything we needed for a relaxing weekend away
it was very clean and well presented
spotless throughout and so peaceful
so homely and so clean
brilliant place lovely and clean have thought of all the essentials for the whole family
a wonderful host and well equipped home
rachel the host is so lovely we even had wine and bread waiting for us when we arrive
the hosts were responsive and very helpful before and during our stay
will definitely come back lovely host lots of extra special touches
great place great host the cabin has everything you need and more
really great location tucked away
the secluded location was ideal for us
the location is a fantastic place to stay
it's a great location we will be back
the location is brilliant for all kinds of local attractions
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5. Rustic mountain lodge with a hot tub (from USD 170)

A wooded, mountainous backdrop makes this lodge a tranquil setting for a relaxing holiday. The wooden planks that decorate the interiors exude a rustic charm, giving the place a cosy, homey vibe. You can spend evenings watching movies snuggled on the leather couches in the living area.

Cardiff is about 8 miles (12.9 kilometres) away should you want to go on a day trip. Brecon Beacons National Park is just a short 30-minute drive from the property. There are also many hiking opportunities around the area, so make sure to bring a pair of sturdy shoes.

After a long day up and down the verdant Welsh slopes, soak your sore muscles in the enclosed hot tub.

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Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille
cabin 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
however the overall cleanliness of the lodge was very good and kids loved the hot tub
clean well furnished and dafydd was the perfect host
friendly call before arrival clean plenty of towellsstunning viewssafe for kids and dog 2 nights went to fast
the lodge was spacious and clean and well equipped for our week’s stay
daffyd was extremely helpful and friendly throughout our stay
dafydd is a wonderful host very helpful & always on the other end of the phone if needed
good guys are owners what else you need
the location was great not too far from barry island beach and cardiff
overall happy with the location with plenty of walks around the area
the setting is beautiful yet close enough to newport and cardiff for regular visits
great place to relax in the evening
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6. The Cabin on the Trail (from USD 92)

This lovely cabin is nestled in the woods along the Taff Trail. A serene stay awaits four to six guests in this beautiful, quiet corner of paradise.

The wooden front deck and the balcony with outdoor seating are the perfect spots for a morning coffee or a nightcap. The white-painted wooden interiors, colourful upholstery and the cute decorative objects add to the fairy-tale atmosphere of the place.

There’s a small, functional kitchen for your meals, and there’s a barbecue grill in the garden, as well.

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136 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
the host is very helpful and friendly
owner was thoughtful and responsive for the one glitch we had
lovely place highly recommend it to a small family easy access to cardiff lovely host as well
good communication with host
on arrival we were in awe of the cabin it was situated in a beautiful location
it is beautifully placed with good proximity to both the city and the stunning rolling rhondda valley
the place is near to walks and cardiff we visited the castle and loved it all
easy to find easy to park easy to enter
great spot by the trail handy for local shop pubs & train station
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7. Stylish cabin near Taff's Well (from USD 92)

Formerly a wrought iron workshop, then an art cafe, this wonderful property has now been converted into a holiday home. In the warmer months, guests can enjoy their meals around the picnic table on the wooden deck. Inside, the neutral palette, clean lines, stylish decorative elements and beautiful artwork are a treat for the eyes.

This rental is an ideal place to relax and unwind with the soothing sound of the stream flowing nearby. For those who want to explore, the centre of Cardiff is just 30 minutes away, while the trails of Brecon Beacons National Park are about a 45-minute drive from the property.

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20 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s nicely decorated and furnished with plenty of room for the 2 of us
it was exceptionally clean and had everything we could have wished for
we had to clean all the kitchen items before we could use them
very clean and excellent location
well equipped clean and comfortable will definitely stay again
the rooms were so clean we thought we must be the first to stay there
owner was very friendly and helpful
meet the owner who was lovely and helpful
easy to rent & good communication with the owner
so the location is great
perfect location for us visiting our son
ideal for families who like a good walk and then to relax in the accommodation
great place to stay for relaxing
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8. Lilypot Log Cabins (from USD 261)

This spacious, wheelchair-friendly cabin is just 20 minutes by car from Cardiff. This property is ideal for families or groups of friends, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The floor-to-ceiling windows in the main living area allow plenty of light to filter through and offer relaxing vistas of the greenery.

The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need to cook a healthy meal as your kids watch a movie on the DVD player. You can dine al fresco and admire the picturesque surroundings.

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20 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable house with beautiful views of the landscape
it’s a lovely place very well appointed with lots of room for us all
the cabin’s three bedrooms are comfortable and clean
the hosts were lovely and welcoming
the owner was very welcoming and kind but not intrusive
graham did a great job as host and made sure we settled in
graham and sue were very helpful and a joy to chat to
sue and graham are great hosts
perfect location and excellent facilities for a family / friends weekend break in cardiff
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9. Oak Lodge

This airy cabin is ideal for a family of four. Located in the small coastal town of Llantwit Major, it’s surrounded by a verdant landscape offering a serene setting. A home away from home, the host has opted for a traditional decor with colourful, eclectic touches and classic textures.

The cabin offers two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two single beds. The fully equipped kitchen also features a washing machine for your convenience.

Should you visit in summer, a 30-minute drive will take you to the sandy beaches of Barry Island and Cold Knap.

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Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
47 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the property is cozy and comfortable with a fantastic outdoor space
very clean with everything you need for your holiday
it's clean has two big gardens
it was so clean comfortable and felt like a little touch of luxury
oak lodge was comfortable clean and had everything we needed
loads to do and a nice clean comfy base to explore it all from
excellent host and an excellent property
lisa was a very lovely and helpful host
lisa is a fantastic host too with lots of helpful information and very quick response
lisa is a such a great host
great location- short drive or 20 walk to beach
the location and surrounding area is stunning with loads of great places to visit near by
great that it is within walking distance of the town
close to lots of lovely places to visit
it’s was in a lovely area with the beach close by
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10. Superb lakefront cabin for couples (from USD 188)

A little getaway gem overlooking Cefn Mably Lakes, this stunning wooden cabin is perfect for a couple’s retreat. The interiors have been cleverly designed, with modern appliances and facilities for a pleasant stay.

The cosy kitchen has everything you need to cook a meal. The modern bathroom has a spacious stall for leisurely showers. The two-seater sofa turns into a comfortable double bed for extra lounging space.

After a long day cycling, hiking, fishing and exploring the nearby city of Cardiff with your loved one, soak your aching joints in the hot tub on the elevated deck. Before retiring for the night, have a drink or two on the deck and take in the views of the calm lake.

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Cefn Mably, Wales, United Kingdom
185 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cooking facilities strong wifi and tv which you can login to netflix on
loved the fold down bed feature
what an amazing pod with everything needed for a comfortable stay
nice and spotless very quiet
very clean and has everything you would need
lodge is modern and clean
the lodge was clean cozy and had everything you would need
very clean and a great use of space
owen was very helpful and quick to answer any questions we had
we had a great stay staff were very helpful
helpful and quick responses were given whenever needed
owen was great host and the place is great
really great use of space owen was a great host and happy to help
perfect location for a getaway
great location to cardiff
fantastic location in an idyllic spot so close to cardiff
great location and easy check in
beautiful location and perfect cabin
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Not just Snowdonia!

When one thinks of Wales, Snowdonia National Park is probably the first thing that springs to mind. While Wales’s natural beauty is not in question, other areas deserve some attention. The Welsh capital of Cardiff, for example, is a great place to discover Wales’s history, its colourful present and its culinary gems. Consider our list of cabin rentals above for a comfortable home base, and have a blast exploring Cardiff.

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