Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 1 week prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

over 1 weeks notice 15% of total bill.
less than 1 week non refundable.

Additional Terms and Conditions

house number, Post code and numerical digits from the card holder required

Additional Info:

Every person staying must provide photo id and proof of address.
Damage and cleaning deposit required.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to Nomad Hostel, Cardiff's premier Backpackers plus accommodation.

**Brand New Showers and Toilets**

Nomad brings a new level of comfort and security to the hostel experience. Situated in the heart of the exciting and fast-growing Welsh capital, Nomad offers a huge range of free services and innovation facilities-everything you need to make your trip safe, comfortable and enjoyable.

Our free facilities include a fully equipped kitchen, hot shower, TV room with DVD library, breakfast, tea & coffee all day, morning papers,free wireless broadband connection and ironing facilities.

If this isn't enough, make use of our conservatory bar where you can play pool or poker and have a beer.

You'll find Cardiff is a lively concentrated and multi-cultural City full of history, heritage and places of interest and Nomad is perfectly positioned in the middle of the city centre.
A £10 cash deposit is required for each key issued.
For groups of 5 and over only alchahol purchased from us may be consumed on the premises.
**Please note that our check-in time is from 14.00hrs onwards and Midnight Sunday to Thursday. The 24 hour reception is Fridays and Saturdays only.** View House Rules


At Nomad you'll get everything a comfy, friendly and secure hostel has to offer. Our cosy TV room has a full library of DVDs for lazy afternoons, and every day starts with a free continental breakfast. Can’t cope without caffeine? We offer free tea and coffee all day, and you can enjoy it on our outdoor terrace with a morning paper. In the evening, check out our conservatory bar. We find beer makes the perfect companion to a game of pool or poker.


You’ll find us in the heart of the Welsh capital, in the Tredegarville neighbourhood. Top sights are in walking distance, such as Cardiff Castle (17 minutes) and Cardiff Bay (29 minutes). Love to get a breath of fresh air? Explore the parks and forests around the city by hopping on the bus or train. The closest station is Cardiff Queen Street, just 8 minutes’ walk away. You can get the train to Cardiff airport in about 40 minutes from Cardiff Central station (a 20-minute walk from us), or jump in a taxi for 25 minutes.

Rooms and Dorms

We want you to feel at home during your time with us, so we've got private rooms that are perfect for small groups who like their own space. We also have mixed and female-only dorms for those who prefer a more sociable atmosphere. All rooms have linen already included and security lockers, so your stuff is always kept safe.

Extras and activities

When you’re not discovering the bars and restaurants surrounding the hostel, cook something up in our shared kitchen. Use the free Wi-Fi to get in the local spirit and find a recipe for Welsh rarebit – it's like cheese on toast but even better. Our ironing facilities will make sure your outfit is on point for a big night out with your new mates in this fun, bustling city!

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.7

  • Security 8.0

  • Location 8.2

  • Staff 8.2

  • Atmosphere 7.3

  • Cleanliness 6.8

  • Facilities 7.1

Latest Reviews

  • 9.4


    25 May 2019
    Nice place to stay, close to the centre for good price. The room was nice, though some of our sheets were not spotlessly clean. Breakfast is of low quality.
    Poland, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 9.1


    20 Jun 2019
    We had a 6 bed dorm and it was clean and had everything we needed which was basically a bed to put our heads for the night. The staff where really friendly and so where the other guests. The only thing I could say negative is that we had to pay £50pp due it being a concert day which I think is really unfair for such a basic room. But everywhere does it and we were happy with our stay. Cheap on street parking too.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1


    19 Apr 2019
    Great hostel to stay at with a really good location. Beds are a bit uncomfortable, but the staff is great and very helpful. Had to leave before breakfast hours to catch a train and they provided us with breakfast anyway. Atmosphere was ok but kind of dead. Could be just because of the time of stay. Definitely recommend.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    26 May 2019
    Saw a few mediocre reviews online but chanced my arm. Booked myself and my band mates here as we were on tour and a place to crash had fallen through. Very pleasantly surprised. Clean, friendly vibes. Couldn’t have been better. Would definitely consider again, thanks
    Ireland, Mixed Group, 31-40
  • 8.0


    20 Apr 2019
    10min walk to city, in a quiet area which is nice good value beds were ok, showers weren't great (low pressure / warmish) Not enough showers, always a wait in the morning free breakfast is cereal & toast / tea or coffee plenty of games and room to socialise no lockers in room Would recommend for budget travelers
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    14 Apr 2019
    Very decent. A nice hostel. Staff wasn't overwhelmingly friendly though.
    Finland, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    19 May 2019
    It is cheap and basic. Kitchen is closed at 11pm until morning.
    Russia, Male, 31-40
  • 6.9


    12 Apr 2019
    Doors don’t shut properly, shower was a little dirty and lights / temperature nozzle didn’t really work properly. Good atmosphere and nice people & staff.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 4.9


    07 Jun 2019
    I dont know why i paid 88 GBP for 6 bed sharing tiny room. The bed is not good at all.
    Bangladesh, Male, 31-40
  • 2.9


    04 May 2019
    This is by far the worst hostel I have ever stayed at. The staff at the desk was alright, but that was the only good thing we experienced. The bathrooms looked like they hadn't been cleaned in weeks, there was black mold everywhere, rooms were dirty. Noise from people on the patio kept us awake until 3am. The morning we left the bathrooms were covered in vomit, blood, and trashed and nothing had been done. No lockers in rooms. Breakfast was cereal and toast. Never again. Would not recommend.
    USA, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi