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NosDa Hostel

53 - 59 Despenser Street | Riverside, Cardiff CF11 6AG, Wales
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Nos Da hostel for a hen weekend, in two private ensuite rooms. The staff were friendly and helpful, both when booking our stay, and in person. The location is fantastic; right on the river opposite the Millennium Stadium, so it was really central, but away from the Saturday night carnage on St Mary's St! The bar... More

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

After a long debate a group of us booked into the NosDa Hostel Cardiff this weekend for a hen do. Most of us had lived or currently live in Cardiff so was shocked to find somewhere so cheap fairly close to the city centre. The hostel itself was spotless - beautifully decorated rooms and clean and tidy bed linen -... More

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Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed two nights in a private ensuite room (double bed, optional bunk for a third). It was enormous and it even included a sofa, a kitchenette and a tv. It didn't have a hair dryer but I could borrow it at the reception (there was only one so I had to bring it back asap). Towels were included but... More

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best hostels in Cardiff with good rooms, bar, outside seating by river, internet and friendly atmosphere. It costs a bit more here but is worth it overall. There is a short walk to the town center but the area is good and safe.

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Athens, Greece
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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Lovely room, spacious and modern, clean and tidy, thats what we needed. Combined with a central location of the hostel in the city, 5 minutes from the central train station and the rest of the city ´s attractions. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the breakfast was basic and great. All in all, i really enjoyed my stay... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

My friend and I spent two nights here in a four bed room. The room was simple and clean which was all we needed. The bar was fun- we got a free pint of welsh beer! Good location to see the main sights in Cardiff. Breakfast was the usual- toast, coffee, fruit and it was good. Overall, we had a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Stayed here for two nights while part of a tour. Rooms were pretty decent, good size with a four bed dorm. Bathroom facilities were pretty average. Breakfast was included and had a pretty good selection of food. Bar had decent prices and kitchen facilities were great but most of all the hostel is in a good location.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Good value for money, if you don't mind sharing a room with other people then its brilliant and on a budget you cant go wrong, Roughly a 5 minute walk to the town centre and high street, Clubs, bars, restaurants, shopping centre. You can request a male / female dormitory or a mixed dormitory usually sleeps between 4 and 8... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Spent many an odd night here and never been let down the feel at home atmosphere the friendly staff and the entertainment this joint puts on is second to none real community feel and will return again and again!!!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Really really good hostel. Stayed with 12 friends for two nights. Great staff, good food and a decent bar too. Facilities are pretty spot on with comfortable beds and really good showers. Location really good for accessing the pubs and clubs of Cardiff too, definitely one to consider if you're looking for a base for a group of friends in... More

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Address: 53 - 59 Despenser Street | Riverside, Cardiff CF11 6AG, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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