Hospitality firm IHG Hotels & Resorts and First Inn Group have introduced the Staybridge Suites hotel brand to Wales with the opening of a new property in Cardiff.

Staybridge Suites is an extended stay hotel brand of IHG.

Located on Cardiff Bay’s Atlantic Wharf, Staybridge Suites Cardiff is the first property in Wales and eighth hotel in the UK.

The pet-friendly hotel offers 73 one-bedroom suites featuring fully equipped kitchens, free Wi-Fi, living areas and working spaces that are both comfortable and flexible.

Other guest amenities include free on-site laundry facilities, parking, and an advanced gym centre.

Additionally, the hotel features an onsite shop, The Pantry, which offers foods and daily essentials items.

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The hotel boasts various communal areas, such as a coffee bar, lounge and lobby. It hosts ‘Socials’ three nights a week for guests to relax, drink and snack.

Staybridge Suites Cardiff general manager Karen Matthews said: “We are absolutely delighted to be opening the first Staybridge Suites in Wales and, in particular, in Cardiff.

“Designed for the modern traveller, we have created a hotel where our guests can stay in the style of room that suits them best, perfect for both business and family travellers and we love the fact that we’re pet friendly too!”

Staybridge Suites Cardiff is a 30-minute drive from Cardiff International Airport and just a mile from Cardiff Central Cardiff Railway.

Various sports venues such as Glamorgan Cricket Ground, Cardiff City Stadium and the Principality Stadium are located close to the hotel.

As of 30 June, the portfolio had 312 hotels open worldwide including seven Staybridge Suites hotels in UK cities such as London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Dundee, and Newcastle.

Last year, IHG opened Staybridge Suites Dubai Al Maktoum Airport, strengthening its presence in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).