If you don't have any problems with spending a few nights 11 kilometres outside of the city's core, check out the suburb of Pontypridd. This area has 2 places to stay, such as Llechwen Hall Hotel and Central Guest House.
If you find yourself searching for more options in Bargoed, consider the Peterstone Court and the Gliffaes Country House Hotel. They are 30 kilometres and 20 kilometres away from the center. If these aren't what you're looking for, try the Vale Resort or the New House Country Hotel.
The nearby cities of Princetown and Dowlais are worth going to. Princetown is 12 kilometres to the north of Bargoed, while Dowlais is 12 kilometres to the northwest. Princetown hotels include The Cambrian Inn and Ye Olde Red Lion Hotel. Dowlais options are the Bessemer Hotel and Castle Hotel.
Cardiff features most of the shopping, culture and transport you'd expect from a place with around 300000 residents. You'll find great hotels and apartments in Cardiff, including the Glen-yr-afon House Hotel and Celtic Manor Resort. Cardiff is 25 kilometres to the south of Bargoed.
Hotels in Bargoed start at AU$67 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.