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The Riverhouse Backpackers

59 Fitzhamon Embankment, Cardiff, Wales, Distance from city centre: 2.6km

Rating: 93% from 12 reviews

  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 95%Staff
  • 91%Security
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 93%Location
  • 95%Value for money
  • 88%Facilities

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  • nice, I must say The Riverhouse Backpackers, Cardiff, Wales is the best I've stayed in so far, facing and overlooking the Taff River, near to the city centre, free breakfast & delicious snacks for the supper. cleanliness and cozy atomosphere , evevn with a small lovely back garden , what impressed me most is the kindness and hospitality of the Abi & Chalie, the receptionists. it couldn't be better! The only thing that I regretted is I stayed there only two days! 真心不错,目前住过的最好的青旅!干净,整洁,环境优雅!
  • 100%
  • 09 Feb 2016 GUISHENG China
  • I had a wonderful time staying here. The company was wonderful, the owners amicable and always willing to help, the bed very comfortable, and the breakfast surprisingly excellent. There was a very social atmosphere that helped me meet quite a few interesting people.
  • 97%
  • 29 Jan 2016 Jacob USA
  • Hostel was very easy find, central location, clean and tidy, staff is very helpful, excellent atmosphere! Overall great hostel, I am definitely recommending this hostel to anyone who's planning a trip to Cardiff.
  • 100%
  • 22 Oct 2015 Thijs Netherlands
  • I am fairly new to Hostel experience. My stay at the Riverhouse was another good experience. Clean, great staff and excellent breakfast.
  • 91%
  • 03 Sep 2015 FRANCE Canada
  • Super Breakfast, Atmosphere and also the Events e.g. "Cider and Pizza Evenings" Are very good. Very good community area with two seperate ones both with a Sky TV package. Also a very good kitchen to cook for yourself abd friends and eneough room To have meals in the Dining Area. A Computer with printer for guests to use would be nice.
  • 94%
  • 31 Jul 2015 Anonymous Germany
  • This is a very nice, hospitable hostel close to Cardiff city center and the bus and train stations. It is quiet for sleeping, is kept vey clean, and the breakfast is awesome!
  • 91%
  • 14 Jul 2015 Anonymous USA
  • Staff was awesome! Really helpful and friendly! The rooms were good. My flight was really late at night and I could leave my bag in their luggage room which was great. They also told me that I could hang out there all day long which was great. Lounge area is great if the weather is bad and you want to read and or just chat.
  • 83%
  • 13 Jul 2015 Christina Germany
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