Cardiff is a large city with all the well known hotel companies represented. There are too many to list them all on this site and it is recommended that travellers look for reviews and ratings such as those at to decide which would suit them best. lists a large number of providers of accommodation from budget to luxurious. A selection of Cardiff hotels are also available to book via these pages:

Conference events will be held in the city centre at the Museum and in Cardiff Bay (see Programme), there are public transport links between the two.

Park Thistle Hotel, Cardiff

30 bedrooms have been reserved for SPNHC attendees on a bed & breakfast rate of £99.00 single occupancy, £109.00 B&B double occupancy.The above rooms can be booked by calling +44 871 3769011 and quoting MUSE260614. This hotel is in the City Centre.

A group bedroom on an allocation basis is subject to a six week day release policy and any unsold rooms will be released back for general sale on 15th May 2014. Rooms required after this date will be both subject to availability and rate.

Other City Centre Hotels


There are large numbers of B&B’s on Cathedral Road near Cardiff Castle. You are advised to check their ratings on trip advisor or other review sites as they vary.

Budget accommodation

There are four backpacker hostels in the City, details available at

Discounts are sometimes available via the Millennium Centre web site. Please check for details:

Cardiff University Accommodation

Individual accommodation is available from the 22nd June onwards at a number of university residences, most within easy walking distance of the city centre. If booking this accommodation please quote the SPNHC conference and the university will try to ensure all attendees will be housed in the same residence.

Please be aware that this accommodation is popular and early booking is advisable.

Availability for Summer 2014 is 22nd June – 2th September. See Information on Individual Accommodation

2014 Costs per person per night on a self catered basis (All prices exclude VAT)

Single occupancy en-suite bedroom£24.36
Single occupancy semi en-suite bedroom£22.43
Single occupancy standard bedroom with shared bathroom facilities£20.86
Double occupancy en-suite bedroom£40.59

If you are a full time student you are eligible for a cheaper rate again (see

Please read the terms & conditions of booking. Also available is a location guide showing all the venues.

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