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The Riverhouse Backpackers

Hostel

59 Fitzhamon Embankment, Cardiff, Wales

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.

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Atmosphere 96%

Cleanliness 98%

Facilities 94%

Location 100%

Safety 93%

Staff 99%

Value 98%

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Wii

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 3.10USD

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.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

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

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Cardiff?

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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.

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Shared Rooms

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

People 6

Room details

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

People 4

Room details

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm

People 4

Room details

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

People 2

Room details

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

About The 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.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.