Where To Stay In Cardiff, United Kingdom, For Your Taylor Swift Concert 2024 - Updated 2024

Pallavi
Pallavi 
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Straddling River Taff, Cardiff is the capital of Wales and a popular student city. Located within the city center, Cardiff Castle and the adjoining Bute Park are some popular attractions. Visitors can also take a cruise along Cardiff Bay or hire a row boat to explore at their own pace. In June, global phenomenon Taylor Swift will take over Principality Stadium for one exclusive night as she brings her wildly successful The Eras Tour to the United Kingdom. Brush up on your lyrics and be ready to dance and scream with over 73,000 fans as Taylor Swift gets ready to wow every single person at the stadium. To make sure you are fully prepared for the biggest party in Cardiff, book a room before they sell out. Scroll down for a detailed guide on where to stay in Cardiff, United Kingdom, for your Taylor Swift concert 2024.

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 June 02, 2024.

Hotels near Principality Stadium

1. The Parkgate Hotel (from USD 165)

Located in the heart of the city center, this luxurious hotel is an excellent choice for visitors planning a memorable Taylor Swift concert trip. It is only 0.3 mi (0.48 km) from Principality Stadium and takes around seven minutes on foot. The Parkgate Hotel has been designed to seamlessly integrate classic designs with modern amenities.

Guests can indulge in some self-care at the spa, which features an array of treatments from Elemis. The Sorting Room is a Michelin-starred on-site fine dining restaurant that includes a bar. The Parkgate Hotel also includes Cwrt Lounge and Cwrt Terrace for drinks and finger food.

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The Parkgate Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Westgate Street
323 meters (0.3 ft) from Cardiff Castle

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre Terrace

2. Clayton Hotel Cardiff (from USD 102)

This contemporary city center hotel rises above the Cardiff skyline and is quite easy to spot. The hotel is not only close to the train station but is surrounded by countless shops and dining venues. Principality Stadium is 0.3 mi (0.48 km) away on foot or 1.3 mi (2.09 km) by car. While there are no parking or electric vehicle charging ports available at Clayton Hotel Cardiff, there are plenty of options nearby.

Guests can enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea before it is time to get ready representing their favorite era. Don’t forget the friendship bracelets!

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Clayton Hotel Cardiff

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: St Mary Street
762 meters (0.5 ft) from Cardiff Castle

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms

3. Holiday Inn Cardiff City, an IHG Hotel (from USD 151)

This Holiday Inn property is an excellent choice for visitors who wish to take in the popular sights of the city along with attending the record-breaking The Eras Tour. Guests can take the scenic riverside route from Holiday Inn Cardiff City Centre to cover the 0.2 mi (0.32 km) to Principality Stadium.

The hotel, just like the venue, is accessible and allows service animals to accompany guests. The hotel features menus in Braille, accessible parking, and vibrating pillows in guest rooms. While the hotel only includes an on-site restaurant, guests are within walking distance of the myriad of dining options in the neighborhood.

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Holiday Inn Cardiff City, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Castle Street
267 meters (0.2 ft) from Cardiff Castle

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms

4. Leonardo Hotel Cardiff (from USD 164)

Guests booking this property enjoy an exceptional location without paying hefty rates. Leonardo Hotel Cardiff is just outside of the city center but still within walking distance of its attractions. Principality Stadium is 0.7 mi (1.13 km) from the hotel and can be reached via bus or on foot. Visitors driving to the city will appreciate the on-site parking available at Leonardo Hotel Cardiff.

Oddsocks Bar & Kitchen features an all-day menu making it the perfect place for a break from sightseeing. Each of the rooms at Leonardo Hotel Cardiff features a plush DREAM bed and complimentary mineral water bottles. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are also available at the hotel.

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Leonardo Hotel Cardiff

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1 Park Place
473 meters (0.3 ft) from Cardiff Castle

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests

5. The Royal Hotel Cardiff (from USD 94)

Built over a century ago, this is one of the finest properties in the city. The hotel welcomes over 30,000 guests every year and since 2013 has been the permanent home of thousands of bees that help produce honey for guest consumption. Located in the heart of the city center, The Royal Hotel Cardiff is 0.3 mi (0.48 km) from Principality Stadium.

The hotel has been upgraded over the years to offer modern amenities such as air-conditioning and Wi-Fi. Movie buffs will love the Star Wars-themed cinema room. Guests can choose to begin their day with a paid continental or full Welsh breakfast served at the Captain Scott Room. For all other meals, visitors can pick from an array of venues up and down the street.

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The Royal Hotel Cardiff

Wifi Available

Address: 88 St Mary's St
520 meters (0.4 ft) from Cardiff Castle

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Internet services Lift Express check-in/check-out

6. Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff City Centre (from USD 124)

This hotel is a top choice for business travelers to Cardiff and is located across from Utilita Arena Cardiff. It is also an excellent option for those who wish to stay within the city center without being smack in the middle of it. Check-in at the hotel is by 3pm, but Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff City Centre allows early arrivals to securely store their luggage.

The hotel is 1.8 mi (2.90 km) from Principality Stadium by car and 0.6 mi (0.97 km) on foot. After a late night, the 24-hour room service menu can help crave any hunger pangs before guests go to bed. Or, if you wish to continue the party, the bar is open round the clock.

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Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff City Centre

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Mary Ann Street
740 meters (0.5 ft) from Cardiff Castle

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Vacation rentals near Principality Stadium

7. City center apartment with two Juliet balconies (from USD 115)

Located in the heart of the city center, this apartment is surrounded by restaurants and shops. Guests can open the living room balcony doors to feel the buzz of the city below. This fourth-floor apartment is perfectly designed for couples and includes a fully equipped kitchen. Guests can dine on the two-seater table or pack their food for a picnic. Visitors to Cardiff for the Taylor Swift concert will love the location of this stunning apartment, which is within walking distance of Principality Stadium.

Post-concert, there is no shortage of bars in Cardiff to continue the after-party.

Stayed at this property?
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
574 meters (0.4 ft) from Cardiff Castle
125 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we appreciated the provided fan overnight we loved the juliet balconies and watching the activity below
the bed could be bigger for the space and mattress more comfortable but overall we would stay again
the rooms are bright and airy and also very warm and cosy even with no heating
comfortable homely apartment with everything we needed
Cleanliness:
clean and well presented
very clean and quiet in the apartment
the flat was extremely clean and cosy
everything was spotless and communication about the check in etc was perfect
nice spot but not as clean as would have liked
Host:
very responsive host service
the location and the services provided by the wonderful hosts have been absolutely great without complaints
ben is a great host with excellent communication throughout
ben left very clear instructions and was friendly and helpful during our stay
Location:
fantastic central city location
a great central location with good space
great apartment and amazing location
very nice flat and location
definitely in the central area of cardiff
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8. Compact apartment in city center

This is an excellent choice for visitors looking for a centrally located rental close to the concert venue. Due to its city center location, guests arriving in Cardiff via train can walk to the apartment, drop their luggage, and start exploring right away. The apartment is also within walking distance of Principality Stadium where Taylor Swift will be performing live on June 18, 2024.

Solo and female travelers will feel secure knowing that the building is under continuous CCTV surveillance and includes a security system at the main entrance. The kitchen is well-equipped and includes a dishwasher and a washing machine to keep dishes and clothes clean at all times.

Stayed at this property?
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
469 meters (0.3 ft) from Cardiff Castle
492 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
if i'm being picky access to the wifi could be good as would a fan during the summer
the place was very comfortable and we slept really well
Cleanliness:
warm cosy and clean and a very comfy bed
clean and well kitted out flat
the flat is quiet and clean
the apartment was very clean and the bed was comfortable
flat is spacious clean and comfortable
Host:
the host was responsive and helpful
great flat very nice and very responsive host
great host great place would definitely stay again
he was very responsive his directions to the place and how to get in were great
thank you for hosting us
Location:
the location was very good
fantastic location in central cardiff
very good location in a fun city
within walking distance to the main city attractions
ideal location in central cardiff highly recommended
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9. Beautiful apartment with a large balcony

This is a gorgeous apartment in the heart of Cardiff that will allow visitors a chance to feel the vibe of the city. The apartment is located within a shopping mall in the city center. The living room and the bedroom open onto a large terrace overlooking greenery. The bedroom is spacious with a plush bed and includes a full-length mirror. The bathroom includes a bathtub and shower combo. Guests can easily prepare meals in the exceptional kitchen when they feel like spending a night in.

Principality Stadium is just a five-minute walk from this stunning apartment. The apartment observes quiet hours from 11pm to 7am, but there are plenty of places nearby where guests can continue to party with Taylor Swift fans.

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
335 meters (0.3 ft) from Cardiff Castle
14 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
all was clean and modern
the apartment was clean and well equipped
nice and clean place clear instruction and responsive hosts
clean and well sized had all the amenities and bonus shower wash etc items which was nice
responsive host easy clear instructions to find where to go central to cardiff clean and perfectly described
Host:
owners were quick to respond and clear
and great hosts will come back for sure
perfect properties super helpful host and genuinely wanted me to have a great stay
Location:
great location right in the city center
the apartment is located the best place in cardiff the most central spot
location is really great can cover cardiff city area well
comfortable enjoyable stay - very central
great place in town perfect location lots of places to eat+chill
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10. Beautifully designed apartment with a bathtub (from USD 128)

This is a city center apartment that is just the right size for a small family or group of friends in Cardiff to watch the phenomenal Taylor Swift perform live. This apartment includes Wi-Fi as well as a work desk, ensuring that digital nomads can easily hand in their assignments before it is time to sing the bridge to ‘Cruel Summer’. The apartment is within walking distance of Principality Stadium.

The fully functional kitchen can be used to prepare meals and snacks during your day. Guests should try to eat a light meal before leaving for the concert. Food and drinks are also available at the stadium.

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
604 meters (0.4 ft) from Cardiff Castle
52 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was spacious had lots of natural light and very comfortable bed
the apartment has good airflow so it always feels fresh inside
bathroom was great and lots of space
we had a brilliant stay in this apartment
Cleanliness:
the place was very clean and tidy
perfect place to stay clean and modern flat
the flat itself was very clean and had all amenities
the apartment is very clean and has everything you need
everything you could possibly need in the apartment modern and very clean
Host:
thanks to host for everything
gareth was very responsive when i had questions and overall it was a wonderful experience
the hosts were incredibly accommodating and we highly recommend this airbnb to anyone looking to visit cardiff
all communication was fast and helpful with the host and any queries where answered
communication with host is quick and good
Location:
great location in the heart of the city
great location in central cardiff very secure and lots to do within walking distance
a fantastic apartment great location and very comfortable
it is in a really great location in a secure building and is really comfy
great location with everything you need for an extended visit
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11. Centrally located apartment across from Cardiff Castle

Do not be fooled by the deceptively small entrance of this rental. It opens onto a large garden courtyard that leads to a spacious rental. This apartment makes for a great choice for travelers who wish to take in a little bit of sightseeing during their stay in Cardiff. The apartment is within the Cardiff City Centre and is directly across the road from the historic castle. The rental is designed with a separate kitchen with a door that helps to hide your cooking mess. It also includes a front-load washing machine.

Principality Stadium is 0.3 mi (0.48 km) from the building and can be reached in less than 10 minutes on foot.

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
130 meters (425.5 ft) from Cardiff Castle
11 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the apartment was clean and well kept would recommend
great host clean and perfect location
the house was exactly like the photos clean tidy and everything you would need for a city break
Host:
lovely place to stay nice hosts helpful and friendly
fabian is very helpful and responds to questions very efficiently
Location:
good location in the heart of cardiff
great place to stay close to city center and train station
the flat is centrally located directly across from the castle and an easy walk from the train station
perfect location for seeing central cardiff exactly what we needed
awesome location for central cardiff fabian was a great host
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12. Plymouth Chambers (from USD 638)

This Victorian house from the late 19th century is just what guests to Cardiff need to book for their large group of Taylor Swift fans. The first floor even includes a large green room of sorts with a sauna, music system, and a full-length mirror. Guests can get in the mood for the concert as they listen to their favorite Taylor Swift tracks while getting ready. Principality Stadium is within walking distance from the house.

This 5,000-sq-ft (464.52-sq-m) house underwent a complete renovation and is now beautifully decorated with antiques and original artwork. The large windows and the use of vibrant colors bring a fresh look to this historic building.

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
105 meters (343.2 ft) from Cardiff Castle
68 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 15 Beds 16 Guests 9 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
incredible historical detail and restoration but comfortable and modern rooms bathrooms and kitchen
comfortable beds and great utilities
Cleanliness:
the house was spotlessly clean and decorated to a high standard and communication over the weekend was great
host is superb no qualms about big groups as long it’s kept clean highly recommended
incredible location very clean and comfortable place - really cannot fault it
Host:
matt was a fantastic host
matt was an amazing host
he was quick to respond thoughtful and helpful
matt was a great host very friendly and on top of everything we needed
matt is a fantastic and easy going host giving us tips and recommendations
Location:
what an amazing place the location is so central
amazing place great location right in the city centre
great place great communication great location can't recommend matt and the mansion enough
the accommodation was amazing and so quirky the location was spot on as it was so central
absolutely perfect place for a big gathering downtown
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Visit Cardiff for the biggest concert of the summer

With a large student population, Cardiff is one of the best cities to host Taylor Swift as she continues her mega-successful The Eras Tour. Make sure to book your rooms before they all sell out just like the concert tickets. This list will help guide you on where to stay in Cardiff, United Kingdom, for your Taylor Swift concert 2024.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Raised in Bangkok and now living in India, Pallavi loves planning and going on road trips around the country. She believes they are the best way to understand a region!

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