Top 15 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Cardiff, Wales - Updated 2022

airbnb Cardiff, Uk

Cardiff is the biggest city in Wales, and its most influential when it comes to commerce, arts, culture, entertainment, and sports. Tourism plays a major part in the economy and livelihood of those who live in the city. In fact, National Geographic gave it a stamp of approval as the sixth travel destination for those seeking alternative places to visit. History states that it was once a struggling small town until it became a major port where coal was brought in the early part of the 1800s. Today, it stands out as Wales’ foremost travel spot because of the many interesting destinations it offers guests. St. David’s Hall is a music lover’s destination where live performances are held. For those who love nature, they can trek up to Twmbarlwm Mountain where they can enjoy limitless views of Cardiff. If you have any plans of visiting these places and more, a high number of comfortable and beautiful accommodations are found all over the city. Kindly read through the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Cardiff, Wales, and choose the one that fancies your taste.

1. Garden room in a leafy locality (from USD 31)

The name says it all. This Airbnb in Cardiff looks out into a small, but beautiful pocket garden that adds to its appeal. Good for two guests, it is located in one of the area’s well-maintained Victorian-style buildings. Breakfast items like cereals, bread, coffee, and tea are always available in the morning. Within minutes from its doors is the city center where a lot of activities can be done. Places of interest, restaurants, parks, and malls are easily reached via the nearby bus line. Check out time is at 11 AM on the day the guests are scheduled to fly out. Note that the owner has two cats walking freely in the living room and kitchen.

Garden Room in Leafy Locality
Cardiff, United Kingdom
472 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is a super room with a fabulous view too
this room has nice view straight out into the garden
the two cats are lovely and the room was very comfortable with a beautiful view into the garden
lovely room comfy bed with a very relaxing view to a gorgeous garden
the room was peaceful with a big sliding door onto the garden
the room was so clean when i arrived
my garden room was very clean and extremely comfortable
the room is clean and comfortable to stay in
the room was clean spacious and cosy with clean towel and the wifi code ready
the room was comfortable and clean
lovely place and time host
friendly and welcoming host
friendly host and gorgeous cats
she was very helpful and quick to reply to any queries
she was super friendly and hospitable
great location for a quick bus ride into town and far enough away to be relaxed
the location is great and quiet conveniently located with a bus stop pharmacies grocery stores and restaurants nearby
it's a nice neighbourhood with a pub close by
super comfy bed and great location
caroline’s place is in a lovely neighbourhood
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2. Single bedroom in a home with an experienced host (from USD 30)

This place is only good for one. But what it lacks in space, it makes up for it when it comes to comfort and cleanliness. The hosts are very welcoming and friendly and this is a big reason why renting this place is a good idea. It has a single bed and basic furniture. The bathroom is shared and has toiletries and towels. Guests are free to use the living and kitchen areas of the home. They can also enjoy the presence of two cute and cuddly dogs who love spending time in the lounge and are always friendly to guests.

Single bedroom - Experienced host
Cardiff, United Kingdom
383 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room was warm and cwtchy throughly enjoyed my stay would recommend
good with basic amenities clean bedding towel and the basic toiletries (toothpast shower gel shampoo hand wash)
nice bathrooms and nice quiet place
clean and comfortable and easy access
the place is clean and safe
great stay once again clean comfortable and affordable
clean & tidy & good value for money
jack’s house is very clean and well organized
quick responses and a great host
lovely place hosts were very quick to respond and very helpful on arrival
wonderful stay with a wonderful host would highly recommend for anyone visiting cardiff and would love to stay again
jack was very helpful and quick to respond to any queries
: jack was kind to buy me welsh cake for this inconvenience :)
fantastic location easy check in and check out
jack’s place is in a great location for a great price
great space with a good location close to everything you could need
so cheap great location & a comfortable bed what more is needed
i was the perfect location for a quick visit to drop my daughter back at university
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3. Double room in a home with an experienced host (from USD 33)

The room can easily occupy two guests. It has a double bed, a closet, cabinet drawers, reading lamp, and a work table by the window. Honeymooners can spend their holiday renting this room which comes with two shared baths and access to the kitchen and living areas. All bathroom linens and toiletries are provided for visitors. The room is meticulously cleaned on a daily basis when vacant. The owners are a couple who are very friendly and would gladly recommend places for guests to see. They have two small dogs that love to sit and entertain visitors in the living area.

Double room - Experienced host.
Cardiff, United Kingdom
336 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
over all nicer and cheaper than a private hostel room and much more homely
nice room jack it’s very nice person
very comfortable beds for a good nights rest
the place was very clean and nicely arranged
easy check clean and as described
bathroom facilities are very clean and functional
lovely room and nice clean kitchen
my room was clean and had a comfortable bed
jack was a great host
the hosts are very welcoming
jack is a great host
jack is a great host
great place with nice host
pretty close to the city center
excellent location quiet and comfortable
perfect location and not to far from city centre
for what we needed this place was ideal
great place to stay in easy walking distance of the town centre
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4. Serene lake lodge (from USD 67)

Enjoy a spacious suite in a quiet outhouse guaranteeing a serene and secluded spot to set up a base when in Cardiff. Enjoy sleeping on a comfy double bed and make use of your own private bathroom with toiletries and shower essentials provided. Get some work done on work-friendly desk space and drink some complimentary tea after a long day of exploring. Other amenities include WiFi access, complimentary breakfast, and a flat-screen TV for some entertainment. The property is close to Roath Park Lake, great for morning jogs, afternoon walks, and local wildlife sightings as the area is mainly a tropical conservatory.

The Little Lake Lodge
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
462 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast basket and coffee was a lovely touch to
the property is exactly as described and is very comfortable
really liked the little touches such as the refreshments and flowers in the room
lovely and clean nice comfortable bed and all the amenities are there
we had a lovely nights sleep as the bed was extremely comfy
very clean and nicely decorated
the whole place smelled beautiful and was spotless
lovely and clean and tidy
lovely self contained accommodation very clean and comfortable
nice decor and very clean
host very helpful with local knowledge
jessica was a great host
jessica was a lovely host
jessica was a lovely helpful host
lovely little place to stay very helpful and friendly host thank you jessica
good location with train and bus stops near by
steps to beautiful roath park and within walking distance to shops
beautiful park nearby and walking distance from a few local eating places
location is lovely and not to far from city centre
very comfortable room in a nice location in cardiff
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5. Centrally located two-bedroom apartment (from USD 122)

Experience the wonders of Cardiff from this luxurious apartment located near much of the local attractions. Here, the entire apartment is available to six guests at most, with three beds and two bedrooms, perfect for groups and families traveling in the area. Guests may use the apartment’s dedicated iPad, complimentary tea and coffee, access to a laundry washer and dryer, a dishwasher, a fully equipped kitchen, and an array of condiments. Being only 30 meters from the Millenium Stadium, 300 meters from the central station, and 500m from the Motorpoint arena, this space is perfect for all guests searching for a practical and comfortable stay in a modern space.

Smart apartment near Principality Stadium & Centre
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
336 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
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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6. Comfy studio apartment in the heart of Cardiff (from USD 120)

Start your adventures around Wales from this studio apartment in the heart of Cardiff. Built inside the luxurious Hayes development, this apartment offers a comfortable atmosphere that’s guaranteed to give you a restful time throughout your stay. The lounge area has a TV and wifi for your entertainment. The kitchen is equipped for your cooking and dining needs.

With the rental’s convenient location, you are just a stone’s throw away from a wide selection of restaurants, shops, cafes, and attractions.

*LUXURY* Studio Apartment in the heart of Cardiff!
Saint Davids Centre, Wales, United Kingdom
72 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wi-fi and big tv
very clean comfortable and quiet
the place was spotless and clean
brilliant little apartment very clean and stylish
the flat is lovely and clean just as described and in a perfect location
nice apartment clean and in the heart of town
the host was really amazing
fantastic stay and fantastic host
we felt safe and had tremendous support from the host throughout our stay
a 5 minute walk to the train station which is perfect
location couldn’t be better
fantastic apartment in an ideal location
fab apartment in a perfect location
great city centre location yet feel so safe
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7. Luxury loft apartment near the city centre (from USD 119)

This rental has so much space for guests to move in. It can comfortably fit four guests with two beds in it. The first is at the top of the loft while one couch in the living is a sofa bed where two more can sleep. It has a bathroom of its own. Its contemporary décor is dominated by white floors and walls which gives off a calming ambience. The kitchen is fully equipped and is used exclusively by the guests. Just 10 minutes by foot stands one of Cardiff’s most famous attractions, the Cardiff City Stadium, where football games are played.

Lux LoftApartment Nr City Centre with GatedParking
Cardiff, United Kingdom
307 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the facilities are complete and everything is clean
very nice apartment with alot of character and finishing touches
it was comfortable and had everything we needed
the apartment was immaculate and well equipped it felt very comfortable
spotlessly clean warm and comfortable
beautiful apartment very clean and comfortable
clean really stylish and attractive apartment
it was sparkling clean when we arrived and is so homely
caroline’s place is exactly as advertised and very clean
host is excellent with communications
amazing host very helpful
this place and the host are perfect
great host and a lovely apartment
the host communicates brilliantly and leaves no stone unturned
very comfortable and close to the centre which is great
lovely loft in a good area close to the city centre
very good safe location
easy bus/uber access into central cardiff and the bay area
very handy location for visiting cardiff city and all the local attractions
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8. Bright and airy studio flat

Enjoy staying with a local and experience Cardiff from a local’s point of view. Stay in a comfortable and radiant apartment with a double bed, a kitchen where you can prepare meals, laundry facilities, and a flat-screen TV for some entertainment. The bathroom is newly renovated and has a toilet and shower. Shower essentials are provided like towels and toilet paper. The property is located near the city center, just a 20- to 25-minute walk away for those who wish to explore more of the city.

Entire Studio Flat in Cardiff
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
194 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen has nice amenities as well as a washing machine
cozy little apartment clean and well equipped with all the necessary amenities
it was very clean and cosy
cosy and clean and quiet
was very clean and had s modern touch
the place was clean and bedding and towels provided as well
great quiet stay confy bed very clean and tidy
the hosts replied quickly and are very friendly
nick was very friendly and accommodating would definitely recommend
really good communication the host is gentle and polite
excellent communication with the host making it a smooth transition from start to finish
good communication with the host
perfect location close to the centre
great place close to the city centre
in a great location too
easy bus options also available
great location and exactly as described
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9. Comfy room just a 10-minute walk from the city

This rental is so close to just about every interesting place in the city. A 10-minute walk will take you to various shopping destinations, gourmet restaurants that serve numerous cuisines, and all the tourist spots the city has to offer. Central station is just a stone’s throw away and from here, guests can take any means of transportation to go where they want to. The room is on the ground floor with a double bed, side tables, and a huge closet. It lies between two of the city’s main attractions, Cardiff Bay and Cardiff City Centre. This is perfect for travelers who would love to take in the sights.

Comfy room 10min walk from city/bay
Cardiff, United Kingdom
66 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
quiet comfortable double room with an excellent mattress plenty of storage space large tv wifi and plenty of sockets
great room & huge personal bathroom
clean smart private bathroom
room was very clean and tidy
the apartment was clean and comfortable
it is very clean and the bed is very comfy
the room and toilet was very tidy and clean
the host is wonderful
excellent apartment share and really friendly hospitality from elizabeth
really helpful hosts & a thoroughly enjoyable stay
very friendly & helpful host
elizabeth was a great host
the location was great for restaurants and john lewis
perfectly placed for city centre events and shopping
what a great location within easy walking distance of both the bay & the town centre
perfect location 10 mins from the bay and 15 minutes from town
location is great just between the city center and the bay
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10. A well-lit apartment, close to public transportation

Situated in a strategic location, where the buses and trains are within walking distance, this apartment welcomes families of six to enjoy a great stay in Cardiff. The minimalist-style apartment offers two bedrooms and one bathroom, along with facilities like a generous-sized kitchen, a living room that features a king sofa bed and a TV, as well as a DVD player for your entertainment.

Stylish flat in City & Bay location! Free parking
Cardiff, United Kingdom
516 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
free wifi towels clean sheets tea/coffee were all provided
rhys tipped one of the beds so we could fit a travel cot in
lovely kitchen - living space with great view
nice little touches like tea coffee milk all shower gel shampoos etc
comfortable beds and kitchen well equipped
it was spotlessly clean
everything was clean and the bed was comfortable
very nice flat clean and comfortable
clean comfy and exactly what i wanted
great communication good location clean apartment
the bedding smelt fab and rhys was a superb host
perfect flat and really kind hosts
host was very wonderful and apartment was nice
rhys was a brilliant host
always available on the phone for questions or queries rhys was a great host
great location and a short walk to the shopping centre
well located and easy parking
excellent flat close to everything
great location in the middle of the city
perfect location as quiet
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11. Double room in the city centre

Being right in the middle of the city has its perks. This rental offers that to all its guests. Ideal for all kinds of visitors, business people, families, solo backpackers, and honeymooners will delight in the fact that all it takes is a few minutes and they will get to enjoy what the city has to offer. The bedroom has enough space to accommodate two travelers. Guests have access to a shared bathroom. The contemporary design keeps the ambience so light and fresh and helps calm a tired tourist. One note though, the owner does not provide access to the kitchen for visitors.

City Ctr Studio-OWN Kitchen&Shared Bathroom w/ 1p
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
183 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

12. Lovely room near the city centre & bay

This rental offers a room fit for two guests. The room comes with a comfortable and clean double bed, perfect for couples. The bathroom, kitchen, and lounge are all shared areas. There is a small garden out back where guests can relax and enjoy some tea or coffee. Visitors are welcomed with a kitchen hamper loaded with breakfast items like oats, cereals, tea, and coffee. One advantage it has is it offers free parking for one vehicle within the premises. All the popular attractions of Cardiff City Centre and Cardiff Bay are just a few minutes away from here. Check in is at 5 PM but special arrangement can be made with the owner.

Lovely room near city centre & bay
146 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

13. Small double bedroom with a garden

Location is the biggest advantage that this rental can offer its guests. Located just about 25 to 30 minutes by foot from the city centre area, the room has two single beds and a good view of the back garden. The room comes with a TV which guests can use to relax after a day of touring places of interests. Shared areas include the dining, living, kitchen, and two bathrooms. The garden has a table and four chairs where visitors can have a cup of tea or coffee. Guests are welcome to ask the owner for some advice about what the city has to offer.

Road to Tuscany Small Double Bedroom
Cardiff, United Kingdom
257 reviews
Private room in house 7 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
really loved the fact you could use the huge kitchen and communal space whenever you liked
michelle gave a warm welcome breakfast and help with travel tips
the breakfast available were of a good standard and a decent portion
the room was perfect and exactly what we needed
the room was cozy and so comfortable
spotlessly clean and comfy
my room was clean and had towels and bathrobes etc
the place was clean nd tidy
place is nice and clean
the house is clean and inviting
great host lovely home
give the host a hug
host was nice and welcoming
she was friendly and polite in approach
she is also very helpful
fantastic location close to great restaurants
place’s location is perfect for cardiff trip its so close to center
location is also good not far from the center
great location for cardiff centre right on the bus route into town great place for a short stay
it's clear cozy and functional not far away from the down town (15 mins by walk)
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14. A superb apartment on Cardiff Bay Marina

This rental offers one of the best views of the marina. It can accommodate two guests and has its own private bathroom. The décor is nothing short of exceptional. All the basic furnishings are in place like a bed, dining table, and closets. All these make it more comfortable for guests to stay. Because of its proximity to one of the city’s major thoroughfares, exploring places of interests, dining options, and shopping is not a difficult thing to do. There is free parking for guests. The owner is easily reachable through text or call if and when the need arises.

A Superb Cardiff Bay Marina Apartment
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
171 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
free high speed wifi is a nice touch
having a private bathroom was brilliant too
lovely apartment with amazing views
nino's apartment is a clean quiet and well equipped base for exploring cardiff particularly the area to the south
it was useful to have access to the kitchen
very clean and cosy space
apartment is clean and tidy
place was clean and comfortable
super clean tidy and comfortable
the place was very clean
lovely place and an awesome host
nino is a great host
host is friendly to talk to
nino was an exceptionally kind and serviceable host and was very supportive
very friendly and professional host
good location only an 8 minte train ride into central cardiff
an excellent location in a lovely apartment
really handy to park the car and the room was ideal
very easy to get around and close to nightlife
the apartment is located in the beautiful cardiff bay marina area close to the international sports village
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15. Convenient for Cardiff's city centre

The rental is located in an old but well-kept building from 1902. It can accommodate two guests comfortably and has basic furniture like a double bed, a table for eating and working, and a storage closet to keep belongings. The shared bathroom is located a flight down. It is an ideal location since the city centre is just 25 minutes away by foot. Breakfast items like cereal, coffee, and tea are provided. Visitors are advised that the home also plays host to two loving and cuddly cats owned by the owner. The key is placed in a safe near the door. The code to the safe will be sent as soon as the booking is made.

25 mins walk to city centre
Cardiff, United Kingdom
316 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great room with an amazingly comfortable bed
room is large and light bed is very comfortable
it's always very clean well-managed with the most welcoming cats and most comfortable mattress in cardiff
we really appreciated the breakfast foods and the privacy of the room on the second floor
good communication and very clean house
great communication lovely clean room would highly recommend
very clean and excellent communication thank you
the room was very clean and spacious
the room was clean and tidy
great place- with a kind host
gwyn is a great host
gwyn is a lovely host
nice host and bedroom recommended
gwyn was the perfect host
ideal location for cardiff city
easy walk to city
location is good for the city centre
great location lovely room pretty close to tje city centre totally recomended
the location is ok about a mile from the city centre
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These are the warmest and nicest accommodations you can find in Cardiff

Looking for a place to stay in Cardiff that is warm, cozy, and easy on the pocket is not a difficult thing to do. The rentals listed above are all near transportation lines and places of interests.

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