Win an afternoon tea at voco™ St. David’s Cardiff

This year, voco™ St. David’s Cardiff, is celebrating its 20th year of exemplary service and renowned reputation as Cardiff’s landmark five-star hotel.

Since opening in 1999 the hotel has retained its place as the only five-star hotel in the capital and has won countless awards and recognitions, both national and local for its nautical architectural design, premium comfort and service.

vocoTM St. David’s Cardiff has had the honour of hosting 1.4m guests in the twenty years since it opened. This means approximately 3.5m pillows plumped by the housekeeping team, 146,000 afternoon teas served and 1,400 weddings.


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Every member of our team is a host here to look after you, and you’ll feel the difference from the moment you arrive.

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To achieve this, 7500 employees work both front of house and behind the scenes to ensure the guests receive a personal and memorable voco experience.

The 142-room hotel sits on Cardiff Bay, with floor-to-ceiling windows offering guests stunning views of the waterfront, including the murmuration of starlings over the water at dusk. With private balconies and a coastal setting, the hotel provides guests with a tranquil place to stay, close to the city-centre of the Welsh capital.

The award-winning Marine Spa offers local residents and hotel guests the perfect spot to unwind, with comforting treatments sure to make guests come away feeling thoroughly pampered. With eight different meeting spaces, the hotel’s experienced team can cater to a variety of events – from weddings of up to 220 guests to corporate meetings for up to 400 people.

Guests are encouraged to share their memorable moments at the hotel, through the photo contest activity on social media. Carrying the theme of #vocoStDavids20, guests can show their unforgettable experiences at the hotel by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter throughout April and May linking in with the hashtag.

To appreciate those sharing their moments, the hotel will offer a final prize for the best memorable moment.

Nicola Edmunds, Director of Revenue and Sales, vocoTM St David’s Cardiff commented:
“Celebrating 20 years of memories marks a key milestone in the history of our hotel and the Cardiff Bay tourism sector.

We are delighted that we have succeeded in making the vocoTM St. David’s Cardiff a home from home – not only for personalities within the politics, sports and entertainment industries, but also for our employees. Their loyalty and dedication is what makes the hotel memorable and one of the leading hotels in Wales.”

Throughout the month, vocoTM St. David’s Cardiff, will continue to celebrate its milestone anniversary, with a series of offers, events and activities for guests to enjoy.

WIN a Champagne afternoon tea for two

To celebrate its 20th birthday voco™ St. David’s Cardiff is offering one lucky Around Town reader the chance to win an afternoon tea for two with a glass of bubbly. Head Pastry Chef Michael Coggan and his team use the best of each season’s ingredients to whip up a range of delicious range of cakes and pastries for their afternoon teas. Served alongside are home-made scones with jam and Rodda’s clotted cream and a selection of finger sandwiches.

To enter all you have to do is answer the following question:

Q: How many rooms does voco™ St. David’s Cardiff have?

E-mail your answer along with your contact details to Good luck!

vocoTM St. David’s Cardiff
Havannah St, Cardiff CF10 5SD
029 2045 4045