• Cardiff International Sports Village

Cardiff International Sports Village

The home of Welsh ice hockey is a short distance from Future Inn Cardiff


Cardiff International Sports Village is an exciting urban regeneration project located in Cardiff Bay, one of the largest in the UK. Bordering the freshwater lake created by Cardiff Bay Barrage, the Sports Village already boasts two Olympic standard sporting facilities, Cardiff International White Water and Cardiff International Pool, both of which were used as training venues for the London games in 2012. Alongside these, you will find the Viola Arena, completed in March 2016 it is both a public skating rink and home of the Cardiff Devils Elite League ice hockey team.

Cardiff International Pool is a modern facility offering an impressive 50m Olympic swimming pool, a leisure pool with fun slides, 130 station gym, sauna, steam room and spa.

Cardiff International White Water has a whole host of watersport activities from white water rafting, surf machine, zip wire, canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, hot dogging and more.  

The home of the Cardiff Devils is the Viola Stadium.  Here you can cheer on the Cardiff Devils who play home games almost every weekend from September – March.  Or you can practice your Torvill and Dean moves with public ice skating sessions. 

Getting to the Cardiff International Sports Village from Future Inn Cardiff

By Car

The Cardiff International Sports Village is a 7-minute taxi ride from Future Inn Cardiff. There is plenty of onsite parking.

By Bus

The number 89B going towards Llandough goes from Schooner Way a 9-minute walk from the hotel and it goes directly to Olympian Drive where the Cardiff International Sports Village is. The whole journey takes about 17-minutes. 

By Train

There are no train stops near the Cardiff International Sports Village.

By Bike

Future Inn Cardiff is a cycle-friendly hotel, and we allow guests to keep bikes in your room with cycle mats supplied. It takes around 12-minutes to cycle from the hotel. Nextbike operates in Cardiff, and a station is at the end of Hemmingway Road, near Cardiff Bay train station, a 5-minute walk from the hotel. You can cycle directly to Cardiff International Sports Village and the Viola Stadium where there is a Nextbike station.

On Foot

It would take around 39-minutes to walk from the hotel. 

Stay at Future Inn Cardiff

Future Inn Cardiff is an ideal base for the night offering various sized rooms which can sleep up to four adults or a family. Perks include free car parking, free WiFi and a complimentary robe and slippers. There is also a guest laundry room with washing machines and tumble dryers, so you do not have to travel with wet clothing or towels. 

Book direct for the best available rates on our website or by contacting the Reservations Team on 02920 487111 or reservations.cardiff@futureinns.co.uk.

Pre or Post Event Dining

Thomas Restaurant is ideal to fuel up before the sporting event. Every day the team serve breakfast, brunch, and evening a-la-carte menus. Burgers, sandwiches and other lite bites are available on our lunch menu, or a homemade Sunday Roast is served every Sunday between 12pm-5pm. A homemade Taste of Wales Afternoon Tea is served daily between 1pm-5pm or our set menu offers 3 courses for £20 daily between 5pm-10pm. A large selection of alcoholic and soft drinks is also available including Welsh beer, cider and spirits, wine by the glass or the bottle, plus all cocktails are £7 each. 

Reservations can be made on 02920 487111 or thomas@futureinns.co.uk, or online: 


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