• Lionel Richie

    Playing Cardiff Castle on Thursday 2 June 2022

Lionel Richie at Cardiff Castle

See the American international superstar on Thursday 2nd June 2022


International superstar Lionel Richie has announced he’ll be returning to Cardiff to play the historic and iconic Cardiff Castle on Thursday 2 June 2022. Lionel Richie has a discography of albums and singles that are second to none.

Lionel is one of only two songwriters in history to have number one records for nine consecutive years. He has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and has received some of the biggest awards in the industry, including an Oscar, a Golden Globe and four Grammy Awards. His mega-hits include Endless Love, Lady, Truly, All Night Long, Easy, Stuck on You, Hello and Dancing on the Ceiling.

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Stay at Future Inn Cardiff

Future Inn Cardiff is an ideal base for the night offering various sized rooms including ones that can sleep up to four adults.  Perks include free car parking, free wifi and a complimentary robe and slippers. 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.

Cardiff Castle is an 11-minute taxi ride into the City Centre from Future Inn Cardiff.  Cardiff Bay train station is a 5-minute walk from the hotel and takes you to Cardiff Queen Street station, followed by a 12-minute walk to Cardiff Castle. Alternatively, you could catch the number 6 bus from County Hall, a short walk from the hotel, with the whole journey taking around 23-minutes. It would take approximately 35 minutes to walk from the hotel.  

Getting to Cardiff Castle from Future Inn Cardiff

By Car

Cardiff Castle is an 11-minute taxi ride from Future Inn Cardiff. There are pay and display and multi-story car park in the city centre a short walk from the castle.

By Bus

The number 6 bus goes from in front of County Hall across the road from the hotel and takes you into the city centre. It would be a 10-minute walk to Cardiff Castle.  Alternatively, you can catch the X8 from the Wales Millennium Centre a 9-minute walk from the hotel that stops directly outside the castle.  Both of these journeys take approximately 23-minutes in total, from leaving the hotel to arriving at the destination.

By Train

The Cardiff Bay train station is a 5-minute walk from the hotel and takes you to the next train station, Cardiff Queen Street (1 stop). Followed by a further walk both a further 7-minute walk to Cardiff Castle.

By Bike

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. It would then take approximately 11-minutes to cycle to the Nextbike station opposite Cardiff Castle on John Street.  Future Inn Cardiff is a cycle-friendly hotel, and we allow guests to keep bikes in your room with cycle mats supplied. 

On Foot

It would take around 35-minutes to walk to Cardiff Castle from the hotel. 

* Please note all times are approximate, but it could take longer on an event day with additional road traffic.

Pre or Post Concert Dining

Thomas Restaurant is ideal to fuel up before the event. Every day the team serve 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 £23 daily between 5pm-10pm. A large selection of drinks is also available including cocktails all of which are £7. There is a dedicated children's menu for £7 which includes a drink, a main meal and a dessert, and under 5's eat for free with a paying adult.

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