Experience the Best of Both Cities: Stay at The Bristol Wing When Seeing a Gig in Cardiff

Have you booked a show in Cardiff but can’t find a nearby place to stay? It might be worth considering a stay in Bristol, which is only a short train ride to Cardiff. And of course, The Bristol Wing is the trendiest and friendliest option to make your night truly unforgettable! We may be biased, but why not try us out yourself and see?

1. A Perfect Base for Exploration

Located in the heart of Bristol, The Bristol Wing offers easy access to both Bristol and Cardiff. Bristol and Cardiff are just a short train ride apart, approximately 50 minutes, making it convenient to commute between the two cities. This means you can enjoy the vibrancy and attractions of both cities without the hassle of switching hotels.

2. Unique Accommodation Experience

Housed in a beautifully restored former police headquarters, our boutique hostel combines historical charm with modern comforts. Each room is thoughtfully designed with a blend of vintage and contemporary styles, providing a cozy and unique atmosphere that adds a special touch to your trip. Have a go on our beautifully restored historic lift or read about our history in our lovely mural on your journey up the stairwell.

3. Budget-Friendly and Stylish

For travellers looking to manage their budget without compromising on style and comfort, The Bristol Wing is ideal. We offer a range of accommodation options, from private rooms to dormitory-style lodging, catering to different needs and budgets. This affordability allows you to allocate more of your budget to enjoy shows and other attractions in Cardiff.

4. Community and Exceptional Hospitality

One of the standout features of The Bristol Wing is our welcoming community vibe. Our staff are friendly and enthusiastic about our hostel and our city, and always happy to have a chat or lend a helping hand. One of the best parts about staying in a hostel is meeting like-minded travelers in our communal spaces! Whether you’re traveling solo or with friends, this social atmosphere can enhance your trip, offering new connections and shared experiences.

5. Proximity to Bristol’s Attractions

Staying at The Bristol Wing allows you to explore Bristol’s rich cultural scene before heading to Cardiff for your show. Take a stroll through the vibrant Stokes Croft area, known for its street art and independent shops, or visit the historic Harbourside, home to the famous SS Great Britain and a range of restaurants and bars. This dual-city experience adds variety and excitement to your trip.

6. Convenient Transport Links

Bristol’s well-connected transport links make traveling to Cardiff a breeze. The Bristol Temple Meads train station is within easy reach, offering regular and reliable services to Cardiff Central. This convenience means you can enjoy a leisurely breakfast at The Bristol Wing before hopping on a train and arriving in Cardiff with plenty of time to explore before your show.


If you are looking for convenient, safe, trendy and affordable accommodation for your gig in Cardiff, look no further than The Bristol Wing. Book your stay now, or feel free to contact us with any questions!