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    NosDa Hostel & Bar

    53-59 Despenser Street | Riverside, Cardiff CF11 6AG, Wales
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Multilingual Staff
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    My husband and I stayed for 2 nights here. The room we got was clean and the view of the river was spectacular. The receptionist was very nice as well. However, we had a hard time sleeping as there was music in the first night...More

    Thank Sara B
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for kind comments about the staff & the cleanliness of the Hostel, I am also pleased that you appreciated NosDa's amazing location & view of the River Taff from your room. NosDa is a busy, lively Backpacker's Hostel in the centre of Cardiff...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Such a lovely hostel. We stayed just after Christmas and it was quite quiet but still managed to have a great time in the bar. The twin room was super comfortable with a nice view. Good location also and really nice owner/staff/friends of owner!!!!

    Thank Lydia K
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for your lovely review, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, we look forward to welcoming you back to NosDa in the future.

    Reviewed December 7, 2017

    10 min easy walk from station. Opposite stadium good location. Staff friendly. Room was ok (superiot single with en suite) but not as pictured, had to put kettle on floor to plug in, not ideal. Ok for 1 nights stay. Looked clean. Wifi good. Shower...More

    Thank sunshinebeliever
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded December 8, 2017

    Thank you for your kind review, I am pleased that you were given a warm Welsh welcome from our Staff and that you enjoyed your stay. We have just had a new Wifi system installed in the rooms - good to know that it is...More

    Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

    Up in Cardiff last weekend for the wales vs South Africa game at the principality stadium We were recommended Nosda by someone we know locally as he said it wouldn’t be as rammed as the boozers in town Nosda is on the other side of...More

    Thank MJH1
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded December 8, 2017

    Thanks for the positive review, NosDa is always a good choice for an event in The Millennium Stadium as the location is excellent and you can hear the roar of the crowd from the Bar. Maybe you should come on a quieter day if you...More

    Reviewed November 24, 2017

    For me, all I needed was a bed for the night - didn't partake in anything else at the venue. Location was spot on - price was right. Bed was very comfy. Live music was on at the venue - which was clearly audible in...More

    Thank Mike B
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded November 27, 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to review us Mike, it's good to hear that you had a good night's sleep at NosDa and that we offered everything you needed for your stay at our hostel. It would be nice to have you stay with us...More

    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • $24 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 29
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    • Cardiff
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    Nicky C
    September 28, 2017|
    Response from NosDaCardiff | Property representative |
    Hi Nicky, Towels are provided in our private rooms and you can hire them for £1.00 (£5.00 deposit) if you're staying in a dorm room. We also provide free luggage storage next to reception, or you can hire a locker for a... More
    August 28, 2014|
    Response from Banu S | Reviewed this property |
    NosDa offers on-site parking (not for free if I remember it correctly)
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    "Room with river view"
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    "Ask for view of the millenium stadium if you get the choice.."
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    "Room 52 is quiet, but WI-FI is non existant"
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    "Rooms 33/34 are above the bar and have better Wi-Fi."
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