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The Cardiff Devils

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


Cardiff Devils Games 2023

The Devils are Cardiff’s Elite League Ice Hockey team and the only one from Wales. Cardiff is the reigning EIHL play-off champions, winning their third title in a row after beating the Belfast Giants 6–3 at the 2022 EIHL play-off Final. Their passionate fan base flock to the Viola Stadium, previously the Ice Arena Wales, located at the International Sports Village in Cardiff Bay. 

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Bedrooms at Future Inn Cardiff

Hotel near the Viola Arena

Future Inn Cardiff is an ideal base for the night, offering various-sized rooms that can sleep up to four adults, including our accessible bedrooms. All rooms have a private bathroom with shower facilities, a desk with workspace and a laptop safe. Room features include an iron and ironing board, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, bottled water and a flat-screen TV.

Perks include free parking and electric car charging, free Wi-Fi and a complimentary robe and slippers in your room. Plus home away from home services like our guest laundry room, ice buckets, and ice machine, which you can help yourself to. 

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.

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!

Cardiff Bay Restaurant

Thomas Restaurant is ideal to fuel up before the event. The team serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, evening a-la-carte or traditional roasts on Sunday. A homemade Taste of Wales Afternoon Tea is served daily between 1pm-5pm or our set menu offers 3 courses for £25 daily from 5pm.

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. An extensive gin and mixer menu and 2 for £16 cocktails

Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Getting to The Viola Stadium from Future Inn Cardiff

By Car

The Viola Stadium is a 7-minute taxi ride from Future Inn Cardiff. Parking is available for away fans for £3 per car. The car park is open for 2 hours before and 2 hours after the match.

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 Viola Stadium is. The whole journey takes about 17-minutes. 

By Train

There are no train stops near the Viola Stadium.

By Bike

Future Inn Cardiff is a cycle-friendly hotel, and we allow guests to keep bikes in their 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 the Viola Stadium where there is a Nextbike station.

On Foot

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

* Please note all times are approximate, but it could take long on a matchday with additional road traffic.



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