Greyfriars Road
CF10 3AL
United Kingdom
LAT: 51.4836 LONG: -3.1762
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Meetings & Events

Walk to the New Theatre from our hotel near Cardiff Central Station

Situated in the city centre a short stroll from St David’s Dewi Sant and the historic shopping arcades, Park Plaza Cardiff epitomises first-class comfort with spacious and contemporary accommodation, ambient lighting and intricate artwork designed specifically for the hotel. Our award-winning Laguna Kitchen & Bar features modern English and Welsh dishes that focus on fresh, locally sourced produce. The on-site Laguna Health & Spa offers state-of-the-art facilities, including an indoor pool, a steam room, a spa bath and an 80-station gym.

The New Theatre is located next to our hotel, and you can find many of Cardiff’s best attractions within walking distance. Explore Cardiff Castle and Cardiff University less than a half mile away. You can also relax or play a game of rugby at Bute Park or visit Principality Stadium to watch the pros play.

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Park Plaza Cardiff

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Experience Cardiff’s castles, parks, museums and shopping

Although the on-site spa, leisure facilities and restaurant may tempt you to stay on site at Park Plaza Cardiff, the city is teeming with attractions within walking distance of the hotel. Learn something new about Welsh history at Cardiff Castle, buy something new at St David’s Dewi Sant Shopping Centre, or do something new like indoor surfing at Cardiff International White Water. For those who prefer to be by the water without getting in, Cardiff Bay offers an impressive waterfront venue for shopping, dining and special events. Want to explore outside the city? Cardiff Central Station is just a 10-minute walk from the hotel. If you’re visiting during the holidays, be sure to experience the popular Cardiff Christmas Market.

Find these popular destinations near our hotel:

  • New Theatre (adjacent)
    You don’t have to go far to see a live performance at this more than 100-year-old theatre.
    T: +44 (0) 29 2087 8889
  • Cardiff Castle (0.2 miles)
    This fairy-tale-like castle represents more than two millennia of history. Attend a lecture, take a ghost tour, or browse the museum and gift shop during your visit.
    T: +44 (0) 29 2087 8100
  • St David’s Dewi Sant (0.2 miles)
    Since opening its doors in 1982, this premier shopping centre has been a building block for Cardiff’s economic growth. Wander the high-fashion shops, or grab a bite to eat at a restaurant or café. 
    T: +44 (0) 29 2036 7600
  • Bute Park (0.4 miles) 
    Spread a blanket out on the lawn and relax, or take a leisurely stroll through Bute Park’s many trails and gardens.
    T: +44 (0) 29 2087 2730
  • National Museum Cardiff (0.4 miles)
    This free museum features a variety of world-class art and natural history exhibits. After your tour, pick up a souvenir from the store or a snack from the museum’s restaurant or coffee shop.
    T: +44 (0) 30 0111 2333
  • Principality Stadium (0.7 miles)
    Rugby’s roots run deep in Wales. Reserve your seat in the country’s national stadium and watch the Wales national rugby union team play on their home field. 
    T: +44 (0) 84 4249 1999
  • Cardiff Bay (1.4 miles)
    Head to Europe's largest waterfront development for a day of shopping and sightseeing. Plenty of food and drink options line the bay to keep you going from sunup until sundown.
    T: +44 (0) 29 2087 7927
  • Wales Millennium Centre (1.6 miles) 
    See musicals, operas, ballets and dance performances that will make you laugh, cry and fall in love with the arts all over again.
    T: +44 (0) 29 2063 6464
  • Techniquest (1.7 miles) 
    This impressive science centre outgrew its original location in a gas showroom and now stands on Cardiff Bay. Come explore the fascinating world of science through exhibitions and classes suitable for all ages.
    T: +44 (0) 29 2047 5475
  • Cardiff International White Water (3 miles)
    Featuring courses designed for both training and fun, this activity centre offers white-water rafting, surfing, paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking and more in the heart of Cardiff’s International Sports Village.
    T: +44 (0) 29 2082 9970
  • St Fagans National Museum of History (4.8 miles)
    Learn about the history and legacy of the Welsh people at this free, open-air museum, located on the grounds of St Fagans Castle.
    T: +44 (0) 30 0111 2333

Fly into one of these nearby airports:

  • Cardiff Airport (CWL)
    Distance from hotel: 14.4 miles
    Drive time: 23 minutes
    Taxi fare: £22*
  • Swansea Airport (SWS)
    Distance from hotel: 28.6 miles 
    Drive time: 35 minutes
    Public transport: train/coach
    Taxi fare: £60*
  • Bristol Airport (BRS)
    Distance from hotel: 48.1 miles 
    Drive time: 63 minutes
    Public transport: train/coach
    Taxi fare: £65*

*All fares are approximate and based on a one-way journey.