National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/30659367%40N00/3456822565)

National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

Cardiff is a city that's vibrant, lively and quickly becoming a top tourist destination.  Fortunately, this hasn't led to uneccessarily high prices for the average holidaymaker. Whether you're travelling from the UK or elsewhere in the world, you can use our site to browse accommodation, find cheap places to stay and take advantage of special offers that can save you money and help you budget.

Cheap Cardiff hotels and B&Bs have affordable rooms for low-cost travel, and there are caravan parks and holiday sites offering a great alternative to city centre accommodation. Amongst the city's apartments and self-catering cottages, you'll also find cheaper options aimed at tourists in need of a cheap getaway.

Once you're in the city, you'll find Cardiff isn't short of free things to do. For cyclists it offers the Taff Trail and the Ely Trail, and the OYBike scheme lets you use your mobile phone to borrow a bike from one of many Cardiff locations, free of charge for up to thirty minutes.  You can also visit the National Museum of Wales, with a wide range of exhibits for young and old alike. To enjoy Cardiff on a budget, simply compare accommodation and book a stay online or direct. Find Cardiff accommodation special offers today.

Budget Accommodation in Cardiff

  • Cardiff   (2.9 miles from the centre of Cardiff)
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    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 147 reviews
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    Budget Travelodge Hotel with free parking just 4 miles from Cardiff Bay and easy access to the city centre. Double, twin and family rooms. WiFi and optional breakfast.
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  • Pendoylan   (7.7 miles from the centre of Cardiff)
    Sleeps 5
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    £330
    per week (seasonal) Sleep 2, 4 & 5
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    Stunning Cottages & Shepherd's Huts in the Vale of Glamorgan near Cowbridge & Cardiff. Beautiful rural setting. Sunny furnished patios & internet access. Pet friendly with parking.
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  • Cardiff   (3.2 miles from the centre of Cardiff)
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    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 164 reviews
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    Great value Travelodge hotel 3 miles from Cardiff city centre with free parking and carvery restaurant adjacent. Double, family, twin and accessible rooms.
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 164 reviews
    Rating from 164 reviews