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Ferndale Guesthouse

58 Colum Road | Cathays, Cardiff CF10 3EH, Wales
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2008

Where do I start? I booked this guesthouse because it is close to my daughter's shared house and needed to stop over when we delivered her. The place is simply horrible. We had a family room, which had a double bed and 2 singles plus an 'en suite'. This consisted of a toilet with a cracked cistern cover and a... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2008

Just so you know this was the weekend of the European Heineken Cup Final.With over sixty thousand Munster fans in Cardiff so we thought we had done well to get accomadation so reasonable and for seven men.When we arrived there was no one there to let us in,After a hour and lots of phone calls the landlady turned up,she was... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2006

I was visiting my daughters at Cardiff university, location seemed ideal, but the reality of what was supposedly " highly recommended" fell far short of "COMFORTABLE ROOMS" The room I was in was damp and smelt musty, sheets were not fresh in my opinion. No window in room I could hardly bear to sleep in the room . Ended up... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2006

This place is literelly revolting. They think because they are located close to the university and city centre they can charge what they like. We arrived to find that there were broken lightbulbs the bathroom had not been cleaned and there was faeces all over the lavatory pan. When we flushed the lavatory the plumbing leaked. There were old mouldy... More 

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2005

Expensive, dirty, no loo roll, tiny beds, altogether a very disappointing stay. Look around for another B&B and get a much nicer room without paying for the dirt.

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