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NosDa Hostel

53 - 59 Despenser Street | Riverside, Cardiff CF11 6AG, Wales
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Sao Paulo, SP
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived by bus and this place is really close to the bus "station" (that looks more like a bus stop). It is also close to the castle (the center of the city). You can pretty much walk from there to anywhere. The hostel has a terrace facing the river and the stadium, a quite enjoyable place to smoke a... More

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north east england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice comfy beds and fresh white bedding in clean dorm rooms, friendly and welcoming staff, great breakfast and a full kitchen with help yourself tea and coffee as well as full range personal cooking stuff to make your own meals. Its a lovely setting right next to the river overlooking the Millennium Stadium and only a 10 minute walk into... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is pretty shabby. On arrival our first reaction was "we're not staying here!" Fortunately it was a little better in the bar area and we were treated to a very warm welcome and shown the parking, which considering the rather dodgy environs, we were grateful for. I had booked a twin ensuite and we got room 55 on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely little place. It's as good as you will get when looking for a hostel. A weekend away with the lads etc. it's ideal. Nice bar, nice food. Pool table etc for the craic. Wifi available etc. the location is perfect. The staff are so good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 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 July 7, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

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 June 28, 2014

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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Address: 53 - 59 Despenser Street | Riverside, Cardiff CF11 6AG, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
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