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The Exchange Hotel is a significant Welsh landmark with a rich history. Today the hotel offers 80 bedrooms, meeting and dining facilities.

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The hotel accommodates up to 450 delegates in a choice of beautifully appointed event spaces; The Exchange Grand Hall and The Bassey Hall, named after Shirley Bassey who was brought up in Butetown in Cardiff Bay.

Originally called The Coal Exchange the building saw the first million pound deal for coal in the early 20th century when Cardiff was a world exporter of coal. The Exchange Hotel has been sympathetically restored to create a boutique hotel with 80 bedrooms, the Grand Hall and Bassey Hall (named after Shirley Bassey who was born in Tiger Bay just a few streets up from the Coal Exchange. Each bedroom is individually designed and often quirky. Culley’s kitchen and Bar is also available.


Grand Hall Suite
Layout Capacity
Theatre 500
Banquet 380
Drinks Reception 600
Cabaret 254
Carruthers Suite
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Theatre 50
Banquet 40
Drinks Reception 16
Cabaret 28
Culley's Kitchen & Bar
Layout Capacity
Theatre 80
Banquet 120
Drinks Reception 150
Cabaret 70



029 2087 2092


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