• Cardiff Bay

    You won’t be short of things to do at Cardiff Bay

Visit Cardiff Bay

Explore a great mix of Cardiff attractions, entertainment and events, along with vibrant bars and shops that create a truly unique atmosphere worthy of any capital city!


Cardiff Bay is a diverse waterfront built around a 200-hectare freshwater lake known as "The Bay". Find a great mix of Cardiff attractions, entertainment and events, coupled with vibrant bars and shops that create a truly unique atmosphere worthy of any capital city!

Future Inn Cardiff is located in the Cardiff Bay area, making it an ideal place to stay when visiting the city and seeing the sights of South Wales.

Things to do in Cardiff Bay

You won’t be short of activities to do in Cardiff Bay, which has something for everyone.

Take to the water on one of the many boat trips - including Flat Holm - or water taxis to Cardiff city centre or Penarth Marina, offering stunning sea views. The Cardiff Bay Barrage is perfect for a scenic stroll or bike ride. The full loop is 10km. 

Visit The Senedd, home of the National Assembly for Wales or soak up some history at the beautiful, neo-gothic Pierhead. Catch a theatre show at the Wales Millennium Centre, or visit Techniquest, the science discovery centre with over 120 mind-boggling exhibits. The Norwegian Church is one of the most iconic buildings offering a varied calendar of events and exhibitions. Or the Cardiff Bay Water Activity Centre or the International Sports Village, where there's ice hockey, ice skating and an Olympic size swimming pool. 

Events in Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Bay boasts an array of events for everyone to enjoy. Within Mermaid Quay, visit the iconic Wales Millennium Centre and take in a world-class show, or enjoy our annual Cardiff events such as the Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival, Cardiff Harbour Festival, the Cardiff Bay Beach and the Wales Rally GB.

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Cardiff Bay Hotels

Future Inns in Cardiff Bay has 197 rooms with everything you would expect of a 4-star hotel. Plus, a whole host of home away from home comforts. The hotel offers free parking, electric car charging, and free WiFi. All bedrooms sleep up to four guests, ideal for families and groups. Plus, under 12s stay for free.

Did you know we're a cycle-friendly hotel? Take advantage of our guest laundry room with washing machines and tumble dryers. Perfect for keeping your workout gear fresh if you decide to bring your bike with you.

Book direct for the best rates guaranteed, with rooms from £67 per room per night.

Book your stay online, where we guarantee the best rate, or with our Reservations Team on 02920 487111 or reservations.cardiff@futureinns.co.uk

Future Inn Rewards

For additional benefits, you can join the Future Inns hotel loyalty program. For every £1 you spend on accommodation, you earn 1 reward point. Plus, get double points when you dine in the restaurant. Points can then be used to upgrade your bedroom to a suite or a free night's stay. You also get a complimentary drink voucher to redeem when you dine in the restaurant (you'll also get double points, too!) and a member's discount rate. It's also completely free to join!


Bedrooms at Future Inn Cardiff

Cardiff Bay Restaurant

Thomas Restaurant is ideal to fuel up before or after exploring. The team serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, an evening a-la-carte menu and traditional roasts on Sunday. All produce is local, and the food is homemade on-site. Our set menu offers 3 courses for £25 daily from 5pm. Under 5's always eat for free. If you are staying in the hotel, room service is available 24/7. 

A large selection of drinks is also available, including popular local brands. Our Welsh drink selection includes Brains beers, Penderyn whiskey and vodka, Benjamin Hall gins, and Cariad wines. There is an extensive gin and mixer menu as well as 2 for £16 cocktails. Of course, there is a wide range of soft drinks, teas and coffees too

Reservations can be made on 02920 487111 or by emailing thomas@futureinns.co.uk. Alternatively, you can book online: 

Thomas Restaurant

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