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Maldron becomes A Best Western Plus Hotel

Maldron becomes A Best Western Plus Hotel

Maldron Hotel

The Maldron Hotel Cardiff has joined the world’s largest group of independently owned hotels, Best Western, as the first new hotel to join as a ‘Plus’.


This newly built, 216-bedroom hotel, will continue to remain independently owned and managed by Dalata Hotel Group, but will now be put firmly on the global map as a Best Western Plus hotel. It is only the second Hotel in Wales to become a Plus with the first being the Best Western Plus New House Hotel.

Located in the heart of Cardiff City Centre, the hotel is conveniently situated on St Mary Street, adjacent to Cardiff central station and the St David’s shopping area, just minutes from the Millennium stadium. As the largest hotel in Cardiff it offers panoramic views of the city and Cardiff Bay.


The newly named Best Western Plus Maldron Hotel Cardiff boasts the elegant Stir Bar and Restaurant as well as a dedicated business centre for up to 100 delegates. The centre includes a mezzanine break out area, 8 state-of-the-art meetings rooms and complimentary Wi-Fi and AV equipment.


Emma Dalton, general manager, said, “We are honoured to be part of the Best Western brand and especially pleased to be awarded the prestigious ‘Plus’ status. We are looking to grow both our leisure and corporate customer base and feel being a member of such an established hotel group will help us do exactly that.”


The hotel is now live in the Best Western global distribution system meaning that guests are able to book into the hotel with the confidence of the international brand whilst receiving the best in customer service from an independently owned hotel.


Best Western is the largest group of independently owned and managed hotels, with over 270 across Great Britain. Members are required to meet strict criteria and are regularly inspected to ensure consistent quality and service.


Keith Pope, Director of Best Western added: “The Best Western Plus Maldron Hotel Cardiff is a fantastic addition to our portfolio of hotels with personality and certainly deserves to be part of the ‘Plus’ tier. With a great location and warm, welcoming staff, we look forward to bringing more worldwide guests to Cardiff.”


To book a stay at the Best Western Plus Maldron Hotel Cardiff contact reservations on 0845 33 00 120 of for more information on joining Best Western contact the membership team on 01904 695400.


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