Top 12 Airbnbs In Cardiff City Centre, Wales - Updated 2023

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Cardiff City Centre is the chief financial centre and is located within Cardiff, the capital of Wales. Most of its cultural and sporting events are held in venues here, making it one of the best places to visit in Wales. It is considered by many as a historic centre due to the fact that it plays host to numerous establishments built during the olden times. This part of the city developed into the country’s main port during the 19th century. Coal was its main source of livelihood during that time. Today, it has become a popular holiday destination mainly because of its perfect mix of natural and man-made attractions. Cardiff Bay not only serves as the lifeblood of the city but is also an area where modern amenities are built around. Cardiff Castle is its foremost tourist attraction with historical value as the building dates back to 1090, the year it was built. Visitors will find numerous accommodation options here, from Airbnbs near Cardiff Bay to low-cost options in the city centre. Below are the top Airbnbs in Cardiff city centre, so you can pick out the one that best suits your taste.

1. Super-central, spacious, luxury loft with amenities (from USD 76)

Located within the Tramshed compound, the place is perfect for all types of travellers. Honeymooners, families, solo tourists, and business travellers will enjoy the benefits of renting this space for their stay. It has a loft style design with high ceilings that makes the place cooler. Six guests can sleep in it comfortably. It has a kitchen and dining area where guests can prepare their own meals and dine in. A huge telly dominates the living area that is connected to a Sonos speaker system for the ultimate viewing experience. Strong Wi-Fi connection allows guests to enjoy connectivity for personal or business use.

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
150 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything was set up well--wifi was great and the kitchen had all the essentials including some snacks
one of the nicest air bnb apartments i've ever stayed in
comfy beds modern amenities smart tv and free cava what more could you want
the double sofa bed clever design & apparently comfortable
this is a fabulous apartment with plenty of space
clean spacious an comfortable beds
it was very clean & had every thing we needed
the apartment was great - clean comfortable and really spacious
very welcoming extremely clean modern and comfortable
really cool modern clean apartment with loads of nice little touches
our host was welcoming & quick to reply to queries
the hosts were also very helpful
impressive appartment and avery nice host
the host was really nice and helpful
amazing hosts who went above and beyond when helping us out
great location just a few minutes walk from central cardiff
really good location just a short walk to town centre
perfect location for a weekend away with friends
great location and perfect flat
great space very close to the stadium so very central
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2. Bright apartment with two bedrooms (from USD 106)

This bright, seventh-floor apartment in Cardiff is a great choice for a family or group of six. Two bedrooms with double beds, plus two extra sofa beds in the living room provide ample sleeping place for your party. The apartment offers a 24-hour concierge service, an elevator, and private parking. The bright red sofas and muted red rug contrast nicely with the white walls of the apartment, and the bedrooms are minimalist and all-white. Nearby landmarks and attractions include John Lewis & Partners department store and St David’s shopping centre.

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
338 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
the internet and tv were great
the apartment was very nice and have great amenities
great apartment in the centre of cardiff
great to have fans in each room as well especially with the hot weather
excellent apartment and would definitely book again
everything was very clean and tidy
very clean modern and comfortable apartment
the place was great clean communication very straight forward
i loved the apartment clean and cozy
apartment was spotless and lovely
the host is very helpful
jonathan was a great host
jonathan was a great host and very helpful
jonathan is a great host
thank you jon for hosting us
this location provides everything promised
great location for a city break
great place ideal city centre location
the location is superb
a perfectly presented apartment in the a great central location
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3. Luxury city centre apartment (from USD 173)

Just a few metres away from the main entrance of the Principality Stadium, this apartment in Cardiff city centre offers the warmest and cosiest accommodation one can have in the city. Boasting of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and three beds, the place can easily accommodate six travellers at one time. The design concept is modern contemporary with matching furnishings. The thick walls make the unit practically noise-free from all the activities happening on the busy street below. The location is perfectly ideal for guests who are interested in partaking of the tourists destinations around the area. Just 300 metres (984 ft) away, Cardiff Central Station can take travellers to any point of the city and explore fun things to do.

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
389 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire condo 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

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if you are a rugby fan you will really enjoy the amazing view
it’s lucky for having a goo night in this room
the view location and the style of the apartment was perfect
amazing apartment in the centre of cardiff
a well-provisioned and comfortable apartment (including very good wifi) in the heart of cardiff
very clean and well kept
clean modern and comfortable
clean tidy and overall a lovely apartment
the flat itself was very clean and tidy
it was clean well stocked and easy to find
john was a great host
john was also a wonderful host
john is an amazing host too
great apartment and great host
john is a fantastic host
the location is so ideal
central location ideal for city break
great location (as in very central)
fantastic location right in the heart of cardiff
wonderful apartment very central minutes from cardiff central and the castle
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4. Double bedroom in a lovely house with a superb location (from USD 42)

This is one location that fits the bill for a number of types of travelers. Guests who are into rugby, business, or watching music concerts will certainly delight in the fact that this rental is very near venues that can satisfy their interests. Visitors can find all of the city’s major attractions within a few minutes by foot. The unit is simple but very cozy. Two guests can comfortably sleep in the bedroom. It also offers free use of the kitchen and living areas. A small garden serves as the perfect relaxation spot for tired visitors. Guests are allowed to check-out anytime of the day.

Cardiff, United Kingdom
192 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
very kind and thoughtful - she provided breakfast tea and coffee and was very accommodating of us
the room was great for our needs
the place itself has a big living room and a good bed
all clean and functional
the room is pretty spacious and clean and communication with clare was excellent
the house was cosy and very clean
the place is nice clean well situated
house is neat and clean
claire was very helpful
she is a lovely host and willing to help out in anyway she can
clare was a wonderful host
clare was a great host
nice place and very nice host
location excellent for stadium & city centre
ideal location and comfortable bed
great location a short walk from the stadium and the city center
great room in central location
great apartment walk distance away from the castle and the train station
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5. One-bedroom apartment in the city centre (from USD 95)

Travelers who make this rental their base in the city make it easy for them to reach the most popular landmarks around. There are three places of interest that are just a few minutes away by foot. These are Bute Park, Principality Stadium, and Cardiff Castle. Families with children, friends, couples, single tourists, and business travelers are meant to appreciate the warmth and comfort of this unit for the rest of their stay. Four-legged pets are welcome too. The place fits four with one bedroom and two beds. Bus, train, and boat stations are just within reach making it easier for guests to move around.

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
189 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
we also appreciate the fans and air conditioning in the flat
nice to be able to watch netflix on tv and good wifi signal
alex even provided us with breakfast supplies and welsh cakes which was a lovely gesture
we had a lovely stay at alex’s apartment
small one bedroom flat with everything you need to have a comfortable stay
the apartment was spotless and perfect for our stay
bed linens were clean
the bed was very comfy and clean
very nice and clean i hope to see again like that when is cleaner it's perfect
the flat was exactly as indicated by the pictures - well kept clean and spacious
alex was a very good host
the host was very helpful and responsive
great host to boot
but just want to thank alex for looking after us and being an accommodating host
great host with lots of tips abouy visiting cardiff
a great location for exploring central cardiff
great location close to center and castle
great location just a short distance into the centre on foot
the location of the apartment was good
the location and parking area was nice its close to castle and stadium as well
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6. Central Cardiff: unique and peaceful attic room (from USD 52)

This room in the attic of an old, beautiful house is good for three guests. It has one bedroom with three beds and a shared bathroom. Situated in a peaceful and secure neighborhood, the place is ideal for guests who want some peace and quiet at night. Perfect for travelers on the go, the room is just five minutes by foot from major train and bus lines. This makes it easy for guests to visit places of interest via public transportation. Both Cardiff Castle and the rugby stadium are just nearby. There is a pocket garden at the back of the house where guests can relax with a cup of tea.

Cardiff, United Kingdom
854 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 3 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

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Amenities & Room:
beds were super comfy
we liked staying in the attic and the beds were also confortable
if you don’t mind climbing a ladder to this attic room i highly recommend it
the attic room was quiet and spacious with a novel approach via the ladder thank you steve
the room we stayed in was comfortable and roomy and the house is warm and cosy
regarding the room itself nothing to complain about - the space was very clean and warm
clean and a very cool attic room
steve was very hospitable and the place was nice and clean
everything was really comfortable and clean
it's a very clean place and the landlord has posted a lot of thoughtful tips
fabulously engaging and fascinating host
helpful host and communication was great throughout
such a friendly host and really enjoyed my stay
steve is a great host and very helpful
very helpful host had a lovely stay in steve's home
great location for visiting central cardiff
easy walk to central attractions
the location was really good as it was very near the railway station
plus a great central location for an easy 5 minute walk to the centre
fantastic location for what we needed
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7. Two-bedroom city centre apartment

This accommodation in Cardiff city centre provides visitors easy access to the city’s top tourist destinations. Just a few blocks away, guests will find themselves enjoying the Principality Stadium and the Cardiff Castle. Aside from that, the food lover in them will delight in knowing that there are numerous foodie destinations to discover as rows of restaurants line up the nearby streets. Six guests can easily be accommodated in the rental. With two bedrooms and a living area to sleep in, there is enough space for everyone in this basic and comfortably warm unit. Guests can bring their four-legged pets and there is free parking available.

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
320 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
easy to keep warm and wifi tv all available
however a fan was provided and the bed was reasonable comfortable with clean bed linen
apartment clean with basic decor and amenities but nice enough and convenient for cardiff
the apartment we found lived up to expectations great value for money exceeded only by its location
) and a good clean (living room rug was dirty dust under the dining table
adam’s apartment was clean and communication was super quick
the place was clean and we all felt comfortable
oven needs a deep clean
the accommodation was lovely and clean
thank you for being a great host
adam was a great host very quick response and extremely helpful
adam was extremely responsive and helpful throughout
a very helpful host
great host would stay again
excellent location for the city
perfect location right by the central park
great accommodation in a central location
location wise it is perfect
the location of the apartment was wonderful
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8. Amazing one-bedroom apartment

This spacious one-bedroom apartment is strategically located opposite to the Cardiff Castle, the Principality Stadium and adjacent to Mango Restaurant. It features a spacious open plan living, dining, and kitchen areas. The living area has white cushy couches, a table, and TV. The kitchen is well-appointed with high-quality appliances. The bedroom comes with a double bed, storage space, and clean linen. The bathroom features a walk-in shower, bathtub, and a toilet. Towels and toiletries are provided. There’s Wi-Fi and a laptop-friendly workspace.

Cardiff, United Kingdom
184 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi great
very well equipped with toiletries kitchen amenities games/cards clothing hangers etc
highly recommend milk & sugar coffee shop though — for wifi and food
wifi was slow but adequate for our needs
plenty of room with beautiful stained glass windows - everything was as claimed in the description
bathroom and bedroom spotlessly clean
bedroom was clean and had a comfy bed
stayed for a week very clean and cosy
very clean and great location
bathroom is also well equipped and clean
sujatha is a great host very communicative
our host communicated quickly and was very helpful and friendly
host was quick to help with a query and instructions were clear for check in
this is truly an amazing space and delightful host
the support person on hand was also very responsive and as helpful as they could be
the location is great
great location in the city
the location is perfect
this property was ideally located just an 8 minute walk from the train station
very central and ideal for attending a concert at the principality stadium
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9. Self-contained apartment in the city centre

Location is a major asset of this rental. This one sits right smack in the middle of the downtown area. With one bedroom and three beds, it can accommodate a total of four visitors comfortably. This is the perfect place for different kinds of travelers. Business people, families, single tourists, and twosomes can easily hie off to various places within the city. The best part is that they do not have to go far because most of the interesting attractions are within just minutes’ walk from the rental. To make it even better, guests do not have to shell out for a deposit.

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
222 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. City centre apartment close to Principality Stadium

Principality Stadium and the Cardiff Castle are just a few minutes’ walk away from this beautifully decorated rental. Simplicity in its décor is what makes this unit so attractive and comforting to every traveler. It has one bedroom and two beds where four guests can sleep in comfort. During the day, visitors can easily traverse the city’s main attractions since these are all located close by. Foremost among these are Bute Park, St. David’s 2 Shopping Centre, and the two previously mentioned sites. Transportation is not difficult because bus, train, and boat stations are nearby, which makes moving around a lot easier.

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
250 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
roku tv was great
an added treat of breakfast cereals milk and welsh cakes was most appreciated
the sofa bed was comfortable and big enough for two
the apartment is a bit run down compared to the original photos it is not looked after
sofa bed wasnt half bad either
otherwise everything is ok regarding cleaning quick response location and amenitiesthanks
communicate with the host to make sure someone suggestions provided were done
jo is a great host
fantastic apartment and fantastic host
extremely friendly host who replies very quick
but the host was responsive and check-in/out was easy
great location easily within walking distance of cardiff city centre
excellent location really close to cardiff centre
great location everything you need for a short city break
excellent location for city centre and stadium
perfect location flat is ok
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11. Private room in Cardiff City Centre

Located in the magnificent Cardiff City Centre, the rental offers the best views of the city with some of its popular landmarks within sight. The Principality Stadium lies just across from its doors while the Cardiff Castle is just a minute away by foot. Guests who are into art will delight in the fact that the Cardiff Museum is just a few minutes away. The space itself is simple but elegant and warm. All the basic necessities that will keep two guests comfortable are in place. It comes with a bedroom and a double bed. The bathroom and kitchen are all shared areas.

Cardiff, United Kingdom
130 reviews  
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views from the apartment are fantastic
beautiful view comfy bed large bathroom
the flat and the room are very clean and very nice located ideally in the center of cardiff
very clean and tidy
the apartment is clean modern and very cosy
the flat was simple and very clean and cosy
a lovely shower and nice clean accommodation
apartment was nice and clean and very comfortable
excellent host and excellent place
24/7 host he's amazing
kris was a great host
kris was a very caring host and attentive to details
kris is a great host
and very central - great location
the location of the apartment is ideal you could not be more central
great location convenient to everywhere
a fabulous location and nice rooms
the location is amazing as it's right in the middle of the city
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12. Cardiff City Centre maisonette

Located in a penthouse unit high above the city, this room offers the best city and natural views guests can enjoy. With a capacity of eight visitors in two bedrooms, the place offers more space than what is expected in a rental. Rugby fans will delight in the fact that Principality Stadium is just a few steps away from its doors. A five-minute walk will take visitors to a row of restaurants that features cuisines from all over the world. Cardiff Museum and Cardiff Castle are just a stone’s throw away. There is no parking within the premises. However, there is a pay parking building close by.

Cardiff, United Kingdom
591 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the fold out bed is pretty firm
excellent location very good view with wifi covering that was an bonus
the place itself has two good doubles upstairs and a sofa bed
excellent apartment located centrally with wonderful views and superb decor
the apartment was absolutely stunning and in the perfect location
very clean and very stylish
perfectly clean the beds were really comfortable and kris’ communication was second to none
amazingly clean and spacious flat ideal for one or two day visits to cardiff
it was a very pleasant and interesting (because of decor style and touches) and clean flat
the room is also clean and comfortable making me and my friends a very pleasant journey:)
great spot and host was super communicative and attentive
kris proved to be a great host with clear instructions all the way
thank you kris for being such a great host
kris was an outstanding host and answered my questions straight away
kris is a lovely host very helpful and quick with communications
amazing location and really spacious for such a central location
perfect hassle free place in s great location
perfect hassle free place in s great location
perfect central location and very comfortable home
easy walk from the train station and right across the street from the castle
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Live in comfort and style right in the middle of where everything happens

Book one of these vacation rentals and you get to easily enjoy everything that Cardiff City Centre has to offer. All of these offer the best accommodations and are very near the city’s main attractions. For more accommodation options, there are also amazing hotels with parking as well as nearby party houses.

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