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The Riverhouse Backpackers

59 Fitzhamon Embankment, Cardiff, Wales

96%Rating

  • 96%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 99%Staff
  • 94%Atmosphere
  • 97%Cleanliness
  • 94%Facilities

Property Information:

The Riverhouse is ideally located in the most central area of
Voted Best UK Hostel for the last 6 years!

Newly refurbished we sit beside the Millennium Stadium, on the banks of the River Taff. In a quiet location, all major attractions are within short walking distance from our doorstep.

In our 120 year old Victorian townhouse, we invite our fellow travellers to relax to music while reading our many books, enjoy a film in our lounge and surf our super fast free wireless internet.

Our fully quipped kitchen is free for guests to indulge in some of their own home comforts.

The bathrooms are individual so you can lock the door behind you and have your own facilities in total privacy - just like home.

We appreciate the importance of clean facilities, so you will notice we will be cleaning all day long.

- Free Breakfast
- Free Individual Lockers and Locks
- Free Linens and Duvets
- Free Coffee and Tea All Day
- Free Wireless Internet connection
- Free Access to Guide Books, Book Exchange and DVD Library
- Free Maps and Advice
- Free Satalite TV and Films
- I-Pod station, Mobile Phone Charging, Wii, and Bedlights

.... and did we mention The Riverhouse was the number 1 hostel in the UK in 2008, 2009,2010.

Please note- we do not accept bookings for more than 6 people at weekends and will not be able to accommodate multiple bookings which exceed this number.

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  • Latest Review

    We loved the river house! They were super helpful in pointing out things to do around town and the hostel always smelt and looked clean. Plus the breakfast was better then any typical continental breakfast. My only minor criticism is that it would be nice to have paper towel/hand blow dryer in the bathrooms. But that's it, everything else was perfect! I'd 100% recommend to a friend.
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      Anonymous, Canada, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Free Breakfast
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Wii


Hostel Awards

  • 2016 1st Best Hostel by Country Wales
  • 2015 1st Best Hostel by Country Wales
  • 2014 8th Worldwide Medium Hostel
  • 2014 1st Best Hostel by Country Wales
  • 2013 1st Best Hostel by Country Wales
  • 2012 1st Best Hostel by Country Wales
  • 2011 1st Best Hostel by Country Wales
  • 2010 6th Worldwide
  • 2010 1st Best Hostel by Country Wales
  • 2010 Best staff
  • 2009 4th Worldwide
  • 2009 1st Best Hostel by Country Wales
  • 2009 Best staff

Hoscar Nominations
  • 2015 - Worldwide Small Hostel
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Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking


Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).




The Riverhouse Backpackers Located at 59 Fitzhamon Embankment, , Cardiff.
The Riverhouse Backpackers
Wales
Cardiff CF11 6AN 59 Fitzhamon Embankment
96% 2210
51.4784829 -3.1855416
The Riverhouse Backpackers
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