St. Davids Hotel, Cardiff Bay rated second most affordable 5 Star Hotel in UK and Ireland

Cardiff Bay, Wales - April 2021: Boats moored in the marina in Cardiff Bay. In the background is the St David's Hotel.

A new study by Bounce analysed hotels across the UK and Ireland on their nightly room costs, to reveal the least expensive 5-star hotels overall – and it seems an iconic Welsh hotel is giving visitors outstanding value for money.

Voco St. David’s Cardiff, an IHG Hotel was named as the second least expensive 5-star hotel on the list with an average nightly cost of £250. The Welsh hotel is a highly acclaimed luxury spa hotel situated in Cardiff Bay with waterside views, easy access to Wales’ Capital city and the many attractions of the region.

Here’s how the hotel stacked against comparable hotels in other locations:


The least expensive 5-star hotel in the UK & Ireland is 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel with an average nightly cost of £245. While staying at 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel, you can enjoy the full experience in the heart of Kensington, London. Once an 1870s townhouse, this historic charm exudes elegance – a place where history meets contemporary.


Culloden Estate and Spa in Belfast ranks as the third least expensive 5-star hotel on this list with an average nightly cost of £270. The Irish hotel is perfect for a festive getaway. The hotel is traditionally elegant and overlooks the Belfast Gough.

You can view the full research by clicking here.

However, if you want to sample what the hotel has to offer, you can book here: voco St David’s Cardiff | A five star hotel on Cardiff Bay (