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    The River House

    59 Fitzhamon Embankment, Cardiff CF11 6AN, Wales
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    • Excellent80%
    • Very good16%
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    “common room” (9 reviews)
    “free pizza” (6 reviews)
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This is a great hostel. It's welcoming, which is something I love in a foreign city. The staff is great, Robert especially was a really nice guy. The hostel does free pizza on Saturdays if you sign up for it and he made that. He...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I would never normally stay in a hostel, but took a punt on The Riverhouse and I was so glad I did. I booked my own room, but appreciated the social aspects the hostel has to offer- it was nice chatting to someone over breakfast...More

    Thank Debbie C
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights at the beginning of November. I booked very last minute and was a little worried about staying in a hostel as I hadn't done that for over 30 years ! I had no reason to worry...More

    Thank macca1965
    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    Wow! The property is so clean and tidy. The breakfast is amazing even when compairing to priceiery establishments and i was very gratful and relieved to be informed they had somewhere of road to park my bike. I enjoyed my stay so much so that...More

    Thank DanieCoop
    Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

    I chose Riverhouse after googling "best hostels UK" or something similar (!) as I was looking for somewhere suitable to take my 4 fairly young children on their first hostel adventure. Riverhouse came up in an article and after reading their reviews on Tripadvisor I...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Also Known As
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    Cbasha
    29 October 2015|
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    Hello, Our lockers are for valuables then cases are kept under the beds. Large cases are not meant for keeping in our lockers. Kind regards
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    "I was on the top floor and the room was quiet - but quite warm in the unexpected good weather."
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    "Try to socialize with the other guests. Even a shy person like myself got involved and had a great time"
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    "opt for rooms on the back of the hostel at weekends."
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    "all rooms are double glazed so noise was minimal"
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