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59 Fitzhamon Embankment, Cardiff, CF11 6AN, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.5/10! (score from 292 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at The Riverhouse Backpackers.
|Single Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room|
|Single Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Twin Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Single Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
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The Riverhouse Backpackers's staff speak: Polish, Dutch, English
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14:00 - 00:00 hours
06:00 - 11:00 hours
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Children and extra beds
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There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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With views of Cardiff Castle and Millennium Stadium, Bunkhouse is the only hostel in the heart of Cardiff. The city’s bus and train stations are a few minutes' walk away.
Score from 279 reviews Good
21 May 2015
Showers I tried each morning were either scalding hot or freezing cold. Whatever happened to straight-forward showers?? Bedroom I was in was small and normally that isn't a prob but some guy passed on his cold.
Atmosphere was great! Continental b-fast was a very welcome sight. Having lockers was a good sign of security since I tend to have to carry valuable stuff around
19 May 2015
so comfortable. Its like house then
17 May 2015
Central location - friendly staff - very clean indeed, especially the showers. Very good value for money.
10 May 2015
It's just perfect, you feel like at home.Breakfast was awesome,staffs r nice and helpful.
10 May 2015
Abi and Charlie are great hostel owners. Everything was really clean and well kept and they go above and beyond for the services they provide their guests. I had a great time here!
9 May 2015
I thought the owner was lovely, the breakfast was varied, clearly a lot of work went into it. The house was cosy and had a really communal feel, the facilities were really good, so I couldn't fault it!
7 May 2015
Nice atmosphere, friendly personnel
4 May 2015
Though they tried hard to clean the bathrooms, sometimes when they was plenty of guests, they would be water on the floors
28 April 2015
Great facilities, nice staff, amazing breakfast
28 April 2015
Nothing was problem. except the maid had lifted our return tickets for our bus which was under our mattress for safe keeping but other than that I was perfect for a short weekend stay
Hostel was a perfect location for a weekend out in the city centre only a 5/10 minute walk from the nightclubs/pubs and shops were only minutes away as well
26 April 2015
The staff were brilliant, made me feel very comfortable staying there and continuously asking questions to make sure you are happy The breakfast provided was great too, was awesome getting some Vegemite on toast!
25 April 2015
Easy to find. Friendly, cosy and clean.
24 April 2015
conveniently located, friendly and helpful staff, clean
23 April 2015
I might have paid a little more than I normally would for a hostel, but it was so worth it!!! Amazing location, breakfast, staff, atmosphere. 100%!!!
20 April 2015
location close to down town, well equipped property, clean
19 April 2015
There was a cat in the eating area, which is disgusting and anti hygienic. My room wasn't cleaned everyday, and was left with a weird smell. There are no hand towels or drying machines in the toilets.
Great breakfast, localization and staff
16 April 2015
the mattress was too soft for me and the bunk bed metal frame a bit noisy, but I slept well all the same. I would have liked an alternative to breakfast tea (Earl Grey, for example).
Atmosphere, politeness and helpfulness of staff, very clean
14 April 2015
It was a gorgeous house great services too.
9 April 2015
I was very happy with the staff in the hostel. They were quite lovely and very helpfull, all areas were absolutly clean. The breakfast was just an amazing I ever had at the hostel. Great location just near of the Millennium Stadium. This hostel I can highly recommend to all of possible guests.
7 April 2015
CHARLIE + CO ARE LEGENDARY.A REAL CHIRPY BUNCH.MET SOME REALLY GOOD PEOPLE.SOME HOSTELS DON'T OFFER MUCH AS EVENING EVENTS......THIS ONE DOES!VERY CLEAN.THANKYOU GUYS!
23 March 2015
Water pressure of the showers can improve.
Great hospitality. Caring and concerned staff. It's like home away from home.
22 March 2015
This hostel is just wonderful. it's almost like Abi and Charlie are welcoming into their private home. The vice of the place is so relaxed and everyone talks To everyone. A great place to stay.
19 March 2015
there is wifi but somehow we couldnt use.
breakfast,staff and location are perfect.
14 March 2015
Net speed a bit slow
10 March 2015
The living room and it's facilities are excellent and the kindness of the staff
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