How Much? £1,000-a-Night Hotels Spark Questions Over Cardiff's Suitability as Champions League Venue
Hotel prices in Cardiff have sparked questions regarding the city's suitability as the venue of the Champions League final in June.
According to the Independent, many hotels of the city's central hotels have now sold out and rooms are now being resold for more than £1,000. Fans are being forced to travel from as far as Swansea and Bristol, while there has also been encouragement for some supporters to make their way from London (a distance of over 130 miles) on the day of the match.
The paper claims sources within UEFA have expressed "some concern" regarding the limited availability of rooms, especially after being given assurances during the bidding process that rooms would be available for around €150-200.
There will now be a "review" of the situation once the final has taken place, with Cardiff being the second smallest city to stage a Champions League final in the modern era after
UEFA previously told the Independent: