An exceptional event venue set on Cardiff Bay

With a city centre location and collection of modern event spaces, The Principal St David's Hotel, Cardiff is the ideal place to host your next conference, meeting, or event. 

Here, contemporary interiors, floor-to-ceiling windows, and views over Cardiff Bay will set the tone perfectly whatever the occasion.

Choose from 8 flexible and stylish event suites, some with their own adjoining private outdoor space. The Dylan Thomas and Roald Dahl suites are our largest, hosting up to 400 and 250 guests respectively for a drinks reception. Whilst the Penarth suite offers the perfect space for private dinners and board meetings.

Whichever you choose, each space comes with the latest technology, free WiFi, your own experienced event manager and plenty of dining options for your guests enjoy.

At a glance

  • Accommodates meetings or conferences large and small, for up to 400 guests
  • Offers an impressive waterfront location, with 142 bedrooms for guests to enjoy (most with their own private balconies)
  • Home to 8 meeting rooms with flexible presentation and seating configurations
  • Provides in-house AV support for all technological requirements
  • Free, superfast Wi-Fi with a maximum bandwidth of 1Gb is available throughout the hotel.
  • Smart Space is a meeting & event service like no other; made up of nine features to create unforgettable events - every time.
  • Showtime Rewards offers free cinema tickets for enquiries, plus collect points to redeem on gift cards and more
Room arrangements
  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Cabaret
  • Dinner Dance
  • Theatre
  • U-Shape
Room nameBoardroomCabaret (tables of 8)CocktailDinnerDinner DanceHollow SquareTheatreU-ShapeSizeDimensions
Dylan Thomas Suite761364002201809427075313.2m27 x 11.6 x 2.7m
Dylan Thomas Pre Functionxxxxxxxx152.6m27 x 11.6 x 2.7m
Thomas Suite3664200100605012038135.7m11.8 x 11.5 x 2.7m
Dylan Suite26481007050389030180.54m15.3 x 11.8 x 2.7m
Roald Dahl Pre Functionxxxxxxxx62m15.2 x 4.08m
Roald Dahl Suite721122501501408522065243.8m26.5 x 9.2 x 2.6m
Roald Suite3656606060426032151.8m16.5 x 9.2 x 2.6m
Dahl Suite2640806040356024115m12.5 x 9.2 x 2.6m
Penarth Suite16x4016xx301041m7.55 x 4.9 x 2.8m
Syndicate 110xxxxxxx15.3m6.1 x 2.5 x 2.2m
Syndicate 212xxxxxxx19.2m6 x 3.2 x 2.2m
Syndicate 38xxxxxxx10.8m4.9 x 2.2 x 2.2m

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