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59 Fitzhamon Embankment, Cardiff, CF11 6AN, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.5/10! (score from 275 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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BBQ facilities, Garden, Terrace, Sun terrace
Games room, Library
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may be applicable.
24-hour front desk, Express check-in/check-out, Tour desk, Luggage storage, Shared lounge/TV area, Trouser press
Newspapers, Non-smoking rooms, Facilities for disabled guests, Soundproof rooms, Heating, Non-smoking throughout
Polish, Dutch, English
14:00 - 00:00 hours
06:00 - 11:00 hours
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Children and extra beds
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Friendly, helpful staff. Close to city centre, but far enough out to be quiet. Free parking around the corner. Amazing breakfast.
the breakfast and the shower. The place is clean and there's cat to play with. :)
There's no light at the bed makes is hard for you to search your things early in the morning especially if you have to check-out early.
Nice decor, friendly staff, clean, great continental breakfast. Showers work and water was hot. Dining room doubles as a lounge area and has a flat screen TV mounted on a wall.
Wifi not working, police chasing someone in the middle of the night outside our hotel for about 10 minutes which we put down to being close to city centre. I'm sure it can't happen that often and wasn't really that much of a disturbance to me.
I have been twice in this hostel. Undoubtedly, the best one in Cardiff. Friendly staff, clean spaces, plentiful breakfast and nice bunch of guests to know. Feels like home!
Pillows could be higher but it is not a big deal
Great location with ease of free parking nearby. First time staying in hostel felt so welcome by management. Enjoyed my stay great value for money,great breakie something for everyone awesome.
Friendly staff. Great location. Free cake/snacks every few nights. £2 dinner every few nights.
Friendly people, small hostel, breakfast included, free snacks in the evening, great location, clean room,
Amazing free breakfast, better than a Hotel Breakfast! They sometimes have friendly events at night with some snacks and drinks. Great location and the staff also gives you a list of must dos in cardiff and nearby. They also have cats :)
The rooms could have individual lights for each bed.
atmosphere were great. place are clean and enjoyable. I like the shower, the books, the cat, the staff. It offer free food in the evening sometimes, but when u see it, u have to grab it, or the would gone the next minite.
Though it is said it has free wify everywhere, I did.not enjoy it on the ground floor. Maybe because of the wify speed.
Confortable, well located and lots of choice for the breakfast. The staff is also organising gatherings for people who stay with free food/drinks. So backpacking gets even more social!
I was very impressed by the standard of accommodation and atmosphere and by the helpfulness of staff. I stayed for two days and will happily return.
No criticisms at all. It was super.
Continental Breakfast is very nice. Nice and very clean Kitchen. Lots of new and good looking kitchen equips. Friendly staff. Very clean bathroom as well. Location is close to the stadium and railway so very good location as well.
Even though it was a bunk bed style lodging for my room,I felt comfortable and safe.the place is cosy,making it a great place to rest after walking for a whole day.The shower and toilet are clean and has good privacy. There are also cool facilities like DVDs that you can watch in the game room.breakfast is great too.
That there wasn't more space to put my own stuff.the other people staying in my room had huge bags that took up pretty much all the available space on the floor
It feels like home, but it's surprisingly just a hostel. Bathrooms are very clean and spotless. The kitchen equipped with everything you may need to cook, plus tea and free coffee all day long. I was lucky to be there during the free pizza dinner! :) The 4-bed mixed dorm was comfy and spacious. And there is Wi-Fi everywhere in the hostel. The owners are nice and cheerful, they really work hard to offer you the best service ever. Great value for money.
Position is perfectly in the city centre, although at night it can be very dark in the way back.
The breakfast is very nice and the price is acceptable. The position of the hostel is not bad, just by the river.Also, the wifi is good.
Amazing staff!! Love the little extras they do to bring the hostel together. I'll definitely be back sooner rather than later! soooo quiet at night too :)
Breakfast is very nice. The location is convenient, near the train station and Castle. Good service. Cheap. Worthy accommodation.
The friendly atmosphere. Everyone was happy and it felt like home away from home.
That I couldn't stay longer :)
everything was really good love this hostel the owners are really lovely people
Best breakfast ever had in a hostel and it's free! Friendly staff, comfortable, and great location. Could not recommend it more.
Staff is nice，good location
The heating in my room is not good
Lovely hostel & owners - just stayed there for one night but Charlie and Abi made me feel so welcome! And who says no to chocolate cake :)
Extremely welcoming staff in a spotless and comforting hostel situated in central Cardiff. Excellent rooms with well looked after bathrooms and to top it of a plentiful breakfast- stay was faultless
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