Room Hire Cardiff - The Exchange Grand Hall and Carruthers Suite
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Discover The Exchange Hotel’s Spectacular Events Venues

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If you’re planning a special occasion or conference, look no further for room hire Cardiff. The Exchange Grand Hall is a breathtaking space to bring guests together while soaking up some local history.

Alternatively, The Carruthers Suite offers a more intimate space to host a smaller event or meeting within one of the most impressive buildings in the city. Whichever room you choose, we’re sure our venues will leave a lasting impression on attendees!

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One of the most spectacular buildings in the Welsh capital, The Exchange Hotel once served as Cardiff’s iconic Coal Exchange. A Grade II* listed building, you’ll find yourself blown away from the moment you step inside as you take in the ornate detailing and grandeur of the venue.

Room Hire Cardiff – The Exchange Grand Hall

The former trading hall has been magnificently restored by Signature Living into a wonderfully versatile events venue. The hall can seat up to 600 guests in a theatre style layout or 245 in cabaret style. Alternatively, the hall can be hired for 400 guests in a banqueting layout or 800 people for a formal drinks reception.

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A popular wedding venue, why not say ‘I do’ at The Exchange Hotel? This enchanting space radiates character, charm and romance. This flexible venue can be tailored exclusively to you, bringing the day you’ve been dreaming of to life.

A Historic Venue for Room Hire Cardiff

During the Industrial Revolution, The Exchange Grand Hall played an integral role in Cardiff’s development. This opulent pace welcomed business men during peak trading hours to make influential coal trade deals.

Most notably, it’s thought that in 1901 the first £1 million business deal was made from the Coal Exchange’s trading hall floor, earning Cardiff worldwide recognition on the map.

Today, the Grand Hall stands proudly as a carefully restored venue, retaining its historic magnificence.

Professional and Experienced Venue Hire Cardiff

Over the past few years, we’ve enjoyed playing host to some truly fantastic events at The Exchange Hotel. During the Christmas period of 2017, we played host to some very special guests. The BBC chose The Exchange Grand Hall as the location of their Christmas Day special: Tom Jones and Beverley Knight’s Gospel Christmas.

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In 2018, the BBC returned and filmed their Christmas TV special with performances from artists including Gregory Porter and Corinne Bailey Rae. The perfect choice for professional events, this atmospheric space is ideal for bringing guests together to enjoy live music and entertainment.

Room Hire Cardiff – The Carruthers Suite

Once home to Barclays Bank, The Carruthers Suite is fittingly named after former General Manager Mr William Carruthers.

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This charming events space has the capacity for 40 guests in theatre style or 20 in U shape. We can also accommodate for 20 in boardroom, 40 in banqueting, 24 in classroom and 36 in cabaret.

The Perfect Location for Room Hire Cardiff

There are plenty of ways to get to The Exchange in style and on time! You’ll find us within close proximity to Cardiff Central Station. We’re only a 20-minute walk away from the station, or you should be able to jump in a taxi for a short ride.

The Exchange can also be accessed via the M4 and either taking the A48, A470 or A4232. After this,simply follow the signs to Cardiff Bay. Upon arrival, you can find us just off the A4119 within Mount Stuart Square.

Overnight Stays at The Exchange Hotel

Why not make your event an experience to treasure with a stay at The Exchange? Ideal for guests travelling a significant distance to the event, our luxury rooms are perfect for a night of rest and relaxation. We also specialise in group holidays, so guests can enjoy each other’s company with a sociable stay.

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Amenities in our rooms ensure that your stay will be a memorable one. Features can include beautiful views, a flat-screen TV, a spa bath and WiFi. We always have a wide range of special offers for you to choose from, so it’s well worth checking out our hotel and restaurant offers page.

To enquire further about booking your event in Cardiff with us, get in touch today on 029 2010 7050 or complete our online form for enquiries.