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Nantwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2012

The room was clean and warm and the bed comfortable, we were disappointed at the breakfast. At £4.95 would have expected a little more choice and filter coffee. We were put in the Rooms to let side of the Guest house, up two flights of stairs and were very annoyed to be woken at 4am on both nights by Students...

Thank Chezzy48
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2012

I was not expecting miracles but I was expecting a room that was fully functional as advertised. There was no bulb in my lamp. I went to charge my phone and was horrified that the front of the sockets was hanging off. There was no wifi signal in my room. Continental Breakfast at 4.95 per head, should surely be slightly...

3Thank Brookie209
Reviewed 18 September 2012 via mobile

Stayed here this weekend with the lads, great hotel to be fair, loads of space in the room for activities, clean aswell. 15 minutes stride from the town centre and they gave us toilet roll on the second day cause we used it all, brilliant! Only downside was the shower, it's hot then it's cold, you're in then you're out....

Thank Spakman_888
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2012

I found the Avala Guest House to be great value for money. The rooms are basic in both facilities and design but extremely clean and comfortable. Ideal for our weekend stay. Also, the proprietor on seeing that I was heavily pregnant immediately offered me an alternative room as the one we'd booked was up several flights of stairs. I would...

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Lovely bright and clean room over looking the street. Most comfortable beds I have slept in for a long time. Avala Guest House has a bus at the door but it only takes about 20 minutes to walk in to the centre of Cardiff. Lovely breakfast. Would certainly recommend this Guest House.

1Thank kerr78
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2012

I have this week spent one night at this B&B and I found it very comfortable and homely. I was greeted by a friendly and helpful member of staff who gave me all the info I needed. My first impression of the place was very positive--light and airy with very tasteful decor. My room was very comfortable and adequate, comfortable...

2Thank shenny4648
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2012

First time in Cardiff and it was brilliant! Great rooms, really clean and good spaces! The owner was great, really friendly and helpful! Its in a great location as it is only 5-10mins from the Town centre and Bay. I know where I will be staying and recommending for When I am next in Cardiff! Briiliant :).

1Thank Aarti K
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2012

I stayed at the Avala for a weekend whilst working in Cardiff. The Rugby 6 Nations match was on so booking a hotel in Cardiff was either difficult or expensive. Having scoped out the very expensive usual suspects (I normally stay at Premier Inn) I found the Avala via a search engine, the website looked good and the rooms looked...

3Thank Morgan W
Reviewed 16 August 2011

stayed in number 10 room the guest house was very clean, good location, at times in that room could hear the people upstairs and also people going past for their breakfast but the beds were was one of the most comfortable we have ever slept on

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newtown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 June 2011

stayed here on a girls weekend recently, we found the beds to be comfy and the staff helpful. we had good qulity tvs, nice refreshments and even a microwave in our 'louge' room. we had the top floor rooms which was more like having our own cosy appartment. the hotel seemed quiet although there were many other residents, so you...

Thank dougalsfield

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Avala Guest House is a well presented Victorian property with 16 rooms all en-suite. The rooms range from singles, double, twin and family rooms. All rooms come with LCD TV and freeview and also have complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. There is also free parking and Wifi in our guests' TV lounge. The Avala is 15 minutes walk from the centre of Cardiff and also has excellent public transport links. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Avala Guest House

Address: 156 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 1DJ, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range: $85 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Avala Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Full ensuite rather than a partial ensuite. Our room had a toilet and shower ensuite but the sink was in the bedroom.”
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