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The Riverhouse Backpackers

59 Fitzhamon Embankment, Cardiff, Wales

Description

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 and 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. 


Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wii

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Reviews

Traveler Reviews

“Everything you need when you are traveller”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on February 18, 2019

I stayed here for a weekend in February 2019 and I can't fault them. The staff were friendly and welcoming from the moment I walked through the door to the moment I walked out to go back home. Rooms...


“Perfect Hostel - Clean, Great Facilities and Good Location”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on February 15, 2019

Not the usual hostel, so much better! Beds are comfy, bedding is too. Bathrooms are like new and shower pressure is great. Included breakfast is generous in offerings and unlimited tea and coffee all...


“Freezing and not disability friendly”

Rating: 2 Reviewed on February 06, 2019

I’m disabled with a chronic medical condition (EDS) and could not afford the exhorbitant weekend prices elsewhere. I had to go down to Cardiff to represent my art at an art exhibition. I wrote to...



Directions

From the Central Train and Bus Station:Walk straight ahead onto Wood Street, turn left and go over the bridge. Take an immediate right onto Fitzhamon Embankment.We are the last house on the left facing the river and stadium.If coming by Megabus :From facing the Castle, turn left down Castle St, go over the Castle St Bridge, turn left onto Coldstream Terrace and follow the river dowm to Fitzhamon Embankment. We are on the right facing the river.From Cardiff International Airport :Take the X91 bus to the city centre or take a taxi which is 20 mins and should cost £25 approx.


Policies

24 hours cancellation.

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