A modern Newport hotel close to Cardiff with fashionable guestrooms breakfast included plus free WiFi and parking Located in the Cleppa Business Park the Holiday Inn Express® Newport hotel is only 500 metres off the M4 and 13 miles from Cardiff. It's a 40-minute drive to Cardiff Airport (CWL) and a 10-minute drive to the Newport train station with connections to London Cardiff and Swansea. You can host a meeting in one of the hotel's five naturally lit conference rooms with space for up to 55 delegates. The hotel's friendly staff can set you up with AV equipment and a working lunch or dinner can be provided. Attendees can take advantage of free WiFi and parking. South Wales attractions such as St Fagans National History Museum and the Roman sites of Caerleon are only 15 minutes' drive from the hotel. It's just 20 minutes to Cardiff University. Sports enthusiasts can get to Newport's International Sports Village home to the Wales National Velodrome in 10 minutes and Millennium Stadium is 15 minutes' drive away. The hearty Express Start Breakfast included in your stay features scrambled eggs bacon sausages and beans as well as continental options. You can order a drink at the bar and unwind in front of the large flat-screen TV in the spacious Great Room. A menu of tasty meals such as curries and pastas makes dinner simple and convenient.