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11-15 Howard Gardens | Roath, Cardiff CF24 0EF, Wales
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Ranked #18 of 37 Specialty lodging in Cardiff
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked here on the day of arrival and still only paid 10 pounds Having read some of the reviews here I had quite low expectations but I couldn't have been more wrong. Great find! Its located in a nice part of cardiff! Its very clean, bright and the staff are v friendly. Had a great stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location - short, level walk to main shopping centre of Queen Street and Saint Mary Street and also a short stroll towards bustling student's bars and shopping area around Albany Road. 3 TV screens. Clean and spacious kitchen and eating environment. Summer stays okay but during the winters it is cold. Damp and fungus in large dormitory so it... More

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only spent 1 night here, but I was pleasantly surprised by the place. It's within walking distance from the centre of Cardiff. As soon as you walk in, the place was clean and tidy. Shared a room with several friends, and as you'd expect, they were basic, and the bunks were of the budget variety, but not too cheap to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good experience, clean and comfortable enough, located near the station and the arena. Staff very friendly, there was a minor annoyance when I checked in: I booked a single room for two night, but for some mistake of the system I was registered in a female dormitory! And no single rooms available. But the guy at reception was very polite... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Great location and cheap enough but the breakfast was a free for all and you even had to wash up cups for coffee. We decided to take a full Welsh at the nearby Elderberry's on Newport Road for under a fiver including tea/coffee.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Our party of 6 stayed here for Heineken Cup weekend. We found accommodation very disappointing.. The Nomad is in dire need of updating. Our room had 3 bunks. Under one window was a very large area of black mould on the wall which meant one of our girls had to switch to other end of the bed to avoid sleeping... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

booked twin room and 2 days before my booking was phoned to inform there was no twin room and I had to accept a bunk room - too late too find alternative accommodation and was charged exactly the same. Incredibly uncomfortable beds(rickety & noisy as well) so had 2 very poor nights 'sleep' As dumped in a bunk room had... More

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Cardiff by the Sea, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This is a great hostel near to heart of Cardiff. There are lots of rooms to chill out in: three TV rooms, breakfast/dining room, cubby hole, and large kitchen with free breakfast. There is an outside seating area with tables. The hostel is situated in a quiet area close to bus and trains. A short walk will get you to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

When we arrive we saw a paper telling about the zero tolerance for the people for people that dont respect the others rest. Many of hostels have this disclaimer but after that dont care if someone starts screaming during the Night. But not this one. Some people arrived later in the Night, drunk and making lost of Noise. After some... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Stayed at the Nomad for a week with 3 friends as we wanted to get away in the Summer last year. This Hostel is in a very good location and I would recommend it mainly to students/ younger adults. Staff were very helpful, friendly and smiley. Rooms were clean and tidy and so were the bathrooms and toilets. Only thing... More

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Address: 11-15 Howard Gardens | Roath, Cardiff CF24 0EF, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
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