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11-15 Howard Gardens | Roath, Cardiff CF24 0EF, Wales
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here with a few friends for comic con. It was ok to begin with but our lock was playing up and couldnt gt in and at night sone loud girls came bk drunk keeping us all awake,including one of us whos pregnant. And to top it off there was hardly anythig to eat and when we DID get something... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would advise you to always shower at night because the hot water during the mornings finishes quickly. At night the water is very hot and with pressure.Despite that it was overallies very good: -rooms with a lot of space, light and heating (I stayed in a twin room on the top floor),thin walls though. -Good breakfast with choice of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good. I stayd in a twin room with a friend. Room was spacious and clean and heated. Price was good. 5 min walk to city center wich was awsome. Only stayd 2 nights. On the 1st took bath in the night and all went good. The next day took shower in the morning and didn't get hot water. Breakfast... More

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Salford, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would not recommend this hostel!! The rooms were not clean, we had men's pants left from a previous occupant in our room! Bed linen wasn't washed and a few of out party had to wrap our own towels around the pillow as they were disgusting!!! The room was cold and radiators not working so requested a plug in heater! At... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

I thought it was a good room and had clean bedding. And was what I expected from a hostel but one staff member was a bit strange and the other was the scary breakfast man. Had good facilties tho. Hot shower but would not stay again as too noisy and could get better for your money

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Wales
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Served its purpose :) cheap place to stay in walking distance from the centre. £18 per bed for a private room for 6 consisting of 3 bunk beds. Room was fine; mattresses comfortable enough, although a little cold as the quilts provided were really thin. Would have liked a mirror rather than having to use the one in the bathroom... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I stayed here a few times before moving to Cardiff and whenever I was moving flats. I notice a rather steep increase in the dorm prices the last time I was there, but overall can't find anything negative to say about the place. I liked the central location and the fact that it's away from the main road, so no... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Stayed for 5 nights over New Years, very pleased. Provided breakfast wasn't much, but I'm not much of a breakfast person, so I didn't mind. Can't eat or drink in your rooms, but they provide plenty of fridge and cupboard space and labels for your stuff. The TV + Internet room is lovely, 3 comfy couches and several extension cords.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Let me just say that for £27.50 each we didn't expect much, especially as it was a rugby weekend, but wow! My first & final shared dorm room experience was just that, an experience. The guys who were already in the room clearly hadn't showered which I guess isn't Nomads fault, but the stench of BO was horrific! People kept... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Stayed here as a group of 8 lads away for the weekend sharing 2 quad rooms (2 bunk beds in each). This place is extremely clean for a hostel and the staff take great pride in keeping it that way. A whole mix of young and old stay here - all nationalities - and its a good atmosphere. I like... More

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Also Known As:
Nomad Hotel Cardiff
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Nomad Cardiff, Wales
Address: 11-15 Howard Gardens | Roath, Cardiff CF24 0EF, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 38 Specialty lodging in Cardiff
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