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The River House Backpackers

59 Fitzhammon Embankment, Cardiff CF11 6AN, Wales
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Never stayed in a hostel before but Stayed 1 night was made to feel right at home woke up in the morning feeling like i was at a family members house breakfast was great can not complain the owner even called for a taxi for me to get to work in the morning. Booked a Private Single Room stayed on... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in. Upon arrival I was greeted by the friendly Charlie, who gave me a tour of the ground floor so that I knew what was available and where things were. Unfortunately, as I was only staying one night, I didn't get a chance to use what was on offer,... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed in all kinds of hostels over the past years and I have to say River House Backpackers has been the best by far. Charlie, the owner is the loveliest and most helpful person you can possibly meet, same goes for the rest of the staff. The dorms and the bathrooms were spotless and the entire place was cleaned... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is likely one of the best hostels I have stayed in. The hosts were accommodating to a fault. The breakfast was extraordinary and the location was superb. I wish all hostels were like this hostel. Outstanding all around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This backpacker's such a gem! Great central location, but not in the thick of it. Helpful staff and a gorgeous cat! Clean warm and cosy, just like being at a friends house. If you're looking at staying in Cardiff, look no further.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and couldn't of wished for better accommodation for the price we paid!! The owners were friendly and took interest in what we were doing. The whole atmosphere was welcoming and very chilled made us not want to leave!! We will definitely stay here again!!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and enjoyed everything here, eps the great breakfast! The staff were very friendly and informative. We were told where to go and what to do in Cardiff. Overall, we were very impressed and would definitely go back again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We stayed there for weekend.GREAT location,few mins walk from Cardiff central station.Dorms, bathrooms are very clean.Hosts-Charlie & Abbie were friendly.Good breakfast,we even enjoyed free cider & snacks on Saturday evening.Its really cost effective.Overall great hostel experience for group.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Excellent value for people traveling alone. Very nice breakfast spread. Convenient location. Clean. Kitchen and dining area too small for the number of guests. Rudimentary and not as good a value for a couple.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This hostel is simply AMAZING! It is one of the nicest I have ever stayed in. Let me start you with the generalities that make any hostel a good one. The hostel has a great location with easy walking distance to the Cardiff Central Station (<10 mins), 5-10 minutes to Cardiff Castle and the city centre, directly opposite Millennium Stadium,... More

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Address: 59 Fitzhammon Embankment, Cardiff CF11 6AN, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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