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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This Spectacular apartment with fantastic water views is set in a vibrant cosmopolitan Cardiff Bay, filled with bars, restaurants, clubs and designer shops. Its perfect location is an equal distance between Cardiff Bay and the City Centre which is a 5 minute walk to both with attractions including: The Millennium Stadium, Cardiff International Arena, St David's Hall, Cardiff Castle and Cardiff museum. It is about 30 minutes drive from Cardiff International Airport.
Whether you're coming to Cardiff for a city break, a concert at the International Arena or Millennium Centre, a fixture at the Millennium Stadium, or to spend the working week here, this second floor with lift access apartment will provide a comfortable and easily accessible stay without the need for transport. The bus stop and train station is opposite the complex entrance.
The apartment comprises of: a large lounge open plan to a fully equipped kitchen, two double bedrooms, main bathroom and en-suite shower room.
The kitchen is fully equipped. There's a full size electric fan oven, fridge freezer, wash/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster and a full complement of crockery, cutlery, glasses and utensils. There's also a dining table to seat eight.
The lounge has a 42" LCD TV with free view and Virgin channels, settees and a kingsize bed settee.
Two Double bedrooms with 2 single beds and a king size bed, bedside tables, lamps, double fitted wardrobes and chest of drawers.
Main bathroom has a bath with shower over, toilet, wash hand basin, storage unit and mirrors.
En-suite shower room has a shower cubicle, toilet, was hand basin and mirrors.
There is a gated secure parking for 2 cars in a private car park with inteaccess for added security.
We provide fresh linen and towels for all guests
A hairdryer is provided.
There is gas central heating with instant hot water.
Our property is non smoking and we do not accept pets.
Minimum stay is two nights. Payments taken by: Paypal, credit or debit card. A £100 refundable security bond is required.
There is wifi internet access and good reception on all mobile networks.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cardiff 22 km, Nearest railway: Cardiff Bay 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access|
The South Wales region
Europe's Largest Waterfront Development.
Looking for something fun and interesting to do while visiting Cardiff? Cardiff Bay has it all to offer!
The Cardiff Bay official website has a host of information relating to the history of the Bay and the many attractions that it holds. Take a browse around this site to find the best things for you to do and learn about! In the meantime, below are some interesting facts about the Bay.
Tiger Bay, now known as Cardiff Bay - Cardiff's dockland district - is Wales' oldest multi-ethnic community. Sailors and workers from over 50 countries settled here.
Tiger Bay was also notorious. A slice of red-light district and gambling dens between Cardiff's city centre and its docks, and home to a rich mix of multi-racial communities, it had a powerful character of its own. Its most famous former residents are former rugby star Billy Boston and singer Shirley Bassey, who were both born in Tiger Bay.
The 1960s saw the wholesale destruction of large areas of the Bay and displacement of the community.
The 1970s and 80s saw a new influx of refugees from conflicts around the world, and the 90s saw the birth of the renewal of the area as a leisure and business hot-spot and the founding of the National Assembly for Wales.
Today, the Cardiff docklands area is known as Cardiff Bay and it has been transformed by the Cardiff Barrage that impounds the Rivers Taff and the Ely to create a massive fresh-water lake.
A number of boat tours operate from Mermaid Quay, which allow you to gain an understanding of the history and fauna of this exciting and upcoming area.
There is also a water taxi service which operates throughout the year from the Bay to the city centre and Penarth.
Cardiff Bay is home to a number of attractions such as Techniquest Science Discovery Centre - ideal for all the family, Craft in the Bay, The Welsh Assembly at the Pierhead, Butetown History and Arts Centre, Goleulong 2000 Lightship, the Norwegian Church Arts Centre and the Wales Millennium Centre, a stunning international arts centre.
The Atlantic Wharf Leisure Village provides further options for family entertainment.
The harbour at Cardiff Bay experiences one of the world's greatest tidal ranges up to 14m. This has meant that at low tide, it has been inaccessible for up to 14 hours a day. The new barrage will eliminate the effect of the tide, which has acted as an inhibitor to development, releasing the potential of the capital city's greatest asset - its waterfront.
The construction of the barrage is one of the largest engineering projects in Europe. Completed in 1999, it has created a 500 acre freshwater lake with 8 miles of waterfront and it is hoped it will stimulate the future development of the Bay as a tourist and leisure destination.
Cardiff has been named as one of the top 10 cities in Europe. Over 319,700 friendly people live here and call it home. We have 149 pubs, bars and nightclubs (18 of them on the waterfront), 73 restaurants and 125 hotels.
The official Cardiff Bay website has been Serving you, the visitor since 1996 with up to date information and a friendly, professional service.
We are sure you will thoroughly enjoy your visit to Cardiff Bay!
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22 Apr 2014
"Good location, nice appartment, a few (very small) disappointments"
The location of this apartment is fantastic. Only 10 mins walk from the bay, and 10 mins walk from the city centre. It's furnished wonderfully, and there are some great views from the balcony. Good seating area, and a kitchen with most the utensils you will ever need! Very easy to gain access to the property as well, and parking permits etc were where they should have been.
My small gripes with the property are as follows: The review says that it sleeps 8. There are two bedrooms (one a double bed, another a twin room). So that sleeps 4. There is a big sofa, which was advertised as a kingsize bed settee. I assumed this to mean a sofa bed. It's not. It just a sofa, which you can push together to sort of create a bed. That slept 2. So where do the final 2 people sleep.... on an airbed provided. Now don't get me wrong these sleeping arrangements were perfectly fine for my group, we were staying two nights and were more interested in local attractions (and the bars!) to worry about where we rested our heads when we got in. However, I think it fair to point out to other people who may be more fussy about this sort of thing that there are only actual beds to sleep 4
My other gripe was the hot water. On our first morning in the property everyone wanted to have a shower, but the hot water only lasted long enough for 2 people! We searched for a thermostat etc, but no joy. We then went out for the day so not sure how long it took the hot water tank to fill up again, but safe to say that in the evening when those who hadn't showered in the morning wanted to, the water ran out quickly once again.
It may seem like I've written a lot of negatives, but I'm just trying to give an honest representation to help others make the right choice. For me and my group the sleeping arrangement were perfectly fine and the positives definitely outweighed any negatives!
Highly recommend staying here for any visit to Cardiff.
13 Apr 2014
"Excellent location, great apartment with beautiful view"
Just got back from a weekend break staying at Henke Court. We were really pleased with the communication before we arrived from Lesley and even happier to see the apartment. Beautiful view, high spec … More
7 Apr 2014
Alovely apartment close to the bay,after a view teething problems we all had a fantastic time in this apartment,,the view was fab,there were 6 of us staying in here for the weekend and certainly enoug… More
28 Oct 2013
"A stunning apartment in a perfect location to enjoy a great city"
Wow, a super place to be, great open plan space, you feel like your floating on the water. A luxurious place with everything you need within the apartment. A great location, 2 mins walk to Cardiff Bay, 5 Mins to city centre, Brilliant.
This place was more expensive than a couple of it's rivals, but worth every penny.
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