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Riverhouse Backpackers

Hostel | 59 Fitzhamon Embankment, Riverside, Cardiff, Wales CF11 6AN

97.0% Overall Rating

755 out of 760 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (27/09/2014)

"Home cooked food. It was great having a cheap and great tasting meal cooked by the hosts of the hostel."

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 3.25

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Terms And Conditions: You may cancel your booking by giving us a minimum of 48 hours notice by email only. After this time you will be charged the first night stay. We cannot take group bookings over 6. 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 special events we reserve the right to take a 50% non-refundable deposit. No refunds are made for early departures.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Cardiff?

Contact us directly

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Overview

Riverhouse Backpackers is one of Cardiff's premiere 4 star hostels. We opened in late 2007 to rave reviews and the brother and sister team have made sure this will be your best hostel experience you will come across on your travels. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included, Drinks included, Self-catering

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included, Drinks included, Self-catering

4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included, Drinks included, Self-catering
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Twin (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included, Drinks included, Self-catering

About Riverhouse Backpackers

The Victorian house has been fully renovated so everything inside is brands spanking new, with private lockable bathrooms (like you have at home), a beautiful lounge with large LCD TV, internet station, DVD library and Wi-Fi. Our new kitchen is fully equipped and our dining room has French doors going out to our attractive decked blooming garden.
Come and enjoy complementary dinners or deserts on most evenings, which facilitate further socialising with fellow travellers.

Please not that for group bookings over 6 please contact the HostelBookers group bookings department. We cannot take group bookings over 6.

Free Wi-Fi internet
Free Dinner or desserts on most evenings
Free yummy breakfast
Free use of our lovely kitchen
Free tea and coffee all day long
Free use of lockers
Free linen and duvets
Free luggage storage
Free Cardiff map
Free full SKY TV package on our 42inch LCD TV
Free DVD hire
Free Wi-Fi hire
BBQ in the summer
Laundry facility
Towel hire
24-hour reception
No curfew
Individual reading light for your bed

We are only 5 minutes’ walk from the central train and bus stations (closer than any other backpackers) and right next to everything this buzzing capital of Wales has to offer.

Accommodation Information

Terms And Conditions

You may cancel your booking by giving us a minimum of 48 hours notice by email only. After this time you will be charged the first night stay.
We cannot take group bookings over 6.
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 special events we reserve the right to take a 50% non-refundable deposit.
No refunds are made for early departures.

See all Cardiff hostels