The Riverhouse Backpackers Reviews
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Very friendly and cozy. My four bed dorm was quite small but clean. Big bathrooms and many showers. Lovely breakfast in the morning.
This was an amazing hostel. The staff were great and they were constantly cleaning. It has a very homey feel and is very relaxed. It's a five minute walk to Cardiff city centre and the train station. They also had nights where there would be free snacks of some sort, which was really nice for someone who's on a budget. I would definitely recommend this hostel to anyone staying in Cardiff.
Probably one of the best hostels I've stayed at. Highly recommend it. Great location, culture, atmosphere and staff.
Good location, hot showers, and an AMAZING free breakfast!
The location was perfect, next to the river and nearby the city centre. The rooms are ok and the bathrooms were clean. The staff is friendly and there is a nice atmosphere because of the pub.
The staff were super welcoming and ready to help you in any way possible. The location is really good. It's about a 10 minute walk to the centre strip in Cardiff of stores and clubs and about a 35 minute walk to Cardiff Bay. The breakfast was the best spread I've seen in a hostel! All in all a wonderful place to stay!
Awesome hostel with lovely and very helpful staff! It was quite quiet but we were there during the week. Also there was a free pizza and cider night which was pretty great!
Staff was great rooms were great I would stay again.
Had a great stay here! Everything was clean and tidy from the rooms, the kitchen, the common areas and the rooms. The staff were extremely nice and helpful. Would recommend to friends.
Best hostel I've stayed a. staff were great, location was perfect couldn't fault my stay. Would definitely recommend
They have an amazing spread for breakfast with plenty of options. The toilets, however, are old and take forever to flush. I also got restless at the hostel, probably because of the rainy weather during most of my stay and the very limited number of attractions in Cardiff. On a positive note, the day shift female employee suggested that I take a boat to Cardiff Bay, and that was fun. Riverhouse Backpackers feels more like a bed and breakfast than a hostel and is quite nice overall.
High on the list of the best hostels I have visited! Very central location, incredibly welcoming and helpful staff. The rooms/showers and common rooms are kept spotless and the whole hostel has a very warm homely feel. Along with an amazing breakfast that even had the Vegemite, will definitely be back!!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Had an amazing time! Everyone was super friendly and accommodating! Beds were comfortable and the bathrooms were impeccably clean! Would definitely stay here again!
Cool staff, awesome free breakfast, nice location
Had a great time for a few days here. We didn't come looking for a 'party' atmosphere, but if you do, you might be disappointed. This place is relaxed, friendly and well-equipped, with nice staff and good self-service breakfast. The location is about 15 mins to the centre of the city. Would definitely visit again!
Thoroughly enjoyed my stay here. The proximity to the train centre meant easy access after arriving in Cardiff late at night and the staff were really friendly. I felt that perhaps the lockers in the rooms could have been better placed (away from the beds so using them don't wake up the others) and the duvets felt a lil damp but all in all great stay! Definitely stay here again whenever I'm visiting the area.
Excellent hostel with an extremely good location. The staff was welcoming and the room was nice and clean. Very relaxing hostel! Good showers and the breakfast was filling!
Awesome!!!!! You have your own little bathroom which you can lock and feel like home!!! I really enjoyed my stay! Very clean and great staff! Very close to the train and bus station and easy to find!! Best hostel I ever stayed!! The dorm are a little bit small, but very clean and bright! Really worth to go there!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Had a great stay. The breakfast is great and they had Vegemite! The only thing would be the noise of the room doors by guests opening and closing them is noisy.
Great wee hostel - lots of character and lovely staff. Parking right out the front (paid) and handy for buses and trains. Also within easy walking distance of Cardiff Castle, various shops and the stadium.