The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff is one of the world's leading sports venues and hotels near the stadium keep spectators close to the action. Since opening in 1999, Millennium Stadium has hosted numerous international football and rugby matches, including the Rugby World Cup final in its first year. Overall, it seats 74,500 spectators and welcomes 1.3 million visitors annually.
When searching for hotels near Millennium Stadium, choose the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff. Guests at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Cardiff will be just a four-minute walk from the Millennium Stadium.
A history of the Millennium Stadium Cardiff
The Millennium Stadium was built on the site of the old National Stadium in Cardiff. Construction took place between 1997 and 1999, when the stadium officially opened. The structure is one of Cardiff's biggest landmarks, measuring an area of 40,000 square metres. The stadium also sports a fully retractable roof, ensuring play can continue in bad weather.
The Millennium Stadium is primarily known for hosting international football and rugby events, including matches in the RBS Six Nations, the Rugby World Cup and the FA Cup Final. The UEFA rates it as a 5-star stadium and it will host Olympic football matches during the London 2012 games. In addition, Millennium Stadium hosts many entertainment events, exhibitions and concerts, as well as other sports like boxing.
Staying at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff
Anyone looking for hotels near Millennium Stadium in Cardiff will find the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff perfectly located. The hotel offers premier accommodation in the heart of Cardiff city centre, just a few minutes' walk from the Millennium Stadium and five minutes from Cardiff's central train and bus station.