The Riverhouse, Cardiff

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Luxury Backpackers in the Centre of Cardiff!

The Riverhouse is a family-run backpackers set in a 120-year-old, sympathetically renovated Victorian villa situated in the historical city of Cardiff. The backpackers will be opening in August 2007 and they will have a number of premium facilities that will make them the first choice for your stay in the Welsh capital.

The Riverhouse has dorms and private rooms with most of them enjoying a river and stadium view and even several private secure bathrooms with their own showers (like you have at home) so you can feel at home.

Dorm beds (4-6 beds) from £17.50 pppn)*

Private Twin rooms from £25.00 per night

*Includes breakfast.

If you are booking to arrive on Friday or Saturday there is a two night minimum stay.

Free breakfast
Free fairtrade tea and coffee
Free use of bedlinen and towels*
Free city map on arrival
42" LCD TV in lounge
Free use of lockers
Free morning papers
Fully equipped communal kitchen
Internet access + WIFI
Essentials shop
No curfew
Bike hire
Laundry facility

The Riverhouse Backpackers aims to provide luxury backpacker accommodation in a safe, secure, clean and friendly atmosphere.

"......a little gem in the heart of Cardiff......."

Location and Contact


• 5 minutes walk to Cardiff Castle and Millennium Stadium!
• If you're coming from the bus and train stations we are closer than any other backpackers.
• From the central train and bus stations:
• Turn left onto Wood Street and straight on over the Wood Street Bridge. Take an immediate right onto Fitzhamon Embankment. We are the last house on the left at the end of Fitzhamon Embankment. Easy - and just 4mins walk!
• We directly face the River Taff and Millenium Stadium.
• THE Cardiff central backpackers!



Address: 59 Fitzhamon Embankment, Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales

The Riverhouse is listed on the following booking sites:

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Website The Riverhouse Cardiff (if you know the URL of their website, let us know and we'll add it)
Phone Number: + 44 (0) 7855 05 05 08, +44 (0) 2920 399 810
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Facilities and Amenities

Solo Traveller



Luggage Storage


Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

BBQ Grill

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Entirely Non-Smoking


Hair Dryers

Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Walking Tours

Wheelchair Accessible

Service Animals

Checkout: 11:00 (11 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 24 Hours


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