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Cardiff in South Wales is a vibrant, cultural capital city with a popular university. The city is not far from the sea and connections to the rest of Wales as well as to Bristol and the Midlands are excellent both by road and rail. Cardiff has excellent shops, restaurants and parks as well as a host of old buildings including a dockland area which has been extensively refurbished in recent years.
There are a wide variety of Cardiff hotels - whether you're looking for a conference venue, a business hotel or a leisure break there will be something for you. Families will find family friendly cheap hotels in Cardiff as well as in the surrounding Welsh countryside. Many Cardiff hotels have undergone renovation in recent years to keep up with Cardiff's increased popularity as a city on the tourist trail. Cardiff car hire is readily available with all types of vehicles offered to suit different people's requirements.
Cardiff has a host of indoor attractions so no matter what the weather there is always something to see and do. Summer can be a good time to visit as the university students have left and there is a quiet air to the parks and walks along the river. Winter in Cardiff means great shopping as well as rugby for sporting enthusiasts. Cheap flights to Cardiff can be found from many UK airports and this fact, together with easy availability of cheap hotels in Cardiff, means that this city's popularity just grows and grows.