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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? 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.

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The River House

59 Fitzhamon Embankment , Cardiff, Wales
Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

We are one of the smaller hostels in Cardiff. Being family owned and run by a brother and sister team, our Cardiff hostel feels more like you are staying with a local family rather than the usual hostel experience.
The breakfast is second to none and is included in the price of your stay. Our full communal kitchen is perfect to keep your healthy meals (and your wallet) in check. We feel that our budget accommodation in Cardiff city centre is the best stay you will have in the UK. But do not take our word for it - we encourage you to check out our reviews to make sure we are the hostel for you. You will find a treasure of things to do in Cardiff and we look forward to giving you a Welsh welcome.

- Great location 5 minutes walk from buses, trains and attractions.
- Friendly Welsh owners
- Incredible free breakfast
- Walking tour 3 times a week
- The wifi is fast, free and covers every inch of the house

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 Oct 2018
    The River House has perfect amenities for a hostel of its size. Beds are alright, rooms are warm, staff welcoming and has a really comfy lounge. Would gladly stay again.
    Australia, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    02 Oct 2018
    The Riverhouse was easily the nicest hostel I have ever stayed up. The common rooms are tidy and well organized and the guest rooms are cozy and comfortable. The location is excellent - close to shops and transit. And the breakfast puts others to shame. it was a delight to stay here and I would definitely recommend.
    Canada, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    11 Oct 2018
    Very friendly atmosphere clean comfortable good value
    Wales, Female, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    05 Oct 2018
    Clean, friendly staff. Good location and atmosphere
    England, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi

Awards

  • 2018

    1st, Country Winners Wales

  • 2017

    1st, Country Winners Wales

  • 2016

    1st, Country Winners Wales

  • 2015

    1st, Country Winners Wales

  • 2014

    8th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2014

    1st, Country Winners Wales

  • 2013

    1st, Country Winners Wales

  • 2012

    1st, Country Winners Wales

  • 2011

    1st, Country Winners Wales

  • 2010

    6th, Worldwide

  • 2010

    1st, Country Winners Wales

  • 2010

    Best staff

  • 2009

    1st, Country Winners Wales

  • 2009

    Best staff

  • 2009

    4th, Worldwide

Nominations

  • 2015

    Worldwide Small Hostel

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Policies

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

Things to Note

Check out is up to 10:30am.
You may cancel your booking by giving us a minimum of 48 hours notice prior to arrival by email only.
After this time you will be charged for the first night stay.
In the event of cancelling for a Friday or Saturday arrival we are entitled to charge the 1st and 2nd night as it is a 2 night minimum stay.
For groups of 6 and over the cancellation deadline is 7 days.
No refunds are made for early departures.
Strictly no hen or stag parties.

Please note for Friday and Saturday arrivals:
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. This includes booking a large groups under separate names.


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