The Riverhouse

59 Fitzhamon EmbankmentCardiff CF11 6ANUnited Kingdom
Bed & Breakfast
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About The Riverhouse

The River house is a family-run hostel in the centre of Cardiff, offering budget accommodation in a charming boutique style. Situated on the banks of the River Taff, it offers great views of the Castle and Stadium.

Each of this hostel's bright and private rooms features a one to six bed configuration, with free Wi-Fi access. Family rooms and other options are available.

River house guests can unwind, watching a DVD in the shared lounge, or relax in the private garden for some peaceful touring respite.

Guests are offered a complimentary breakfast each morning, with free coffee and tea provided throughout the day. A wide selection of restaurants and pubs are just a short stroll away.

The River house is just minutes from Cardiff Castle, Cardiff Bay, and many museums. Simply walk to the central bus and train stations to access nearby Brecon Beacons National Park and heritage sites.


59 Fitzhamon Embankment, Cardiff , CF11 6AN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2920105590 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Supermarket
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Central heating
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Feels Like a B&B with Dorms.

If you're looking for the budget of a hostel but the feeling of a B&B, you will be ecstatic with this accommodation. Guests loved the small price of this bright and cheerful, central space, that includes continental style breakfast offerings. Brother and

A Squeaky Clean Hostel.

Put any worries you have over hostel cleanliness to rest. Many River house guests cited this hostel as the cleanest they had ever stayed in, describing nice fresh linens, and frequently cleaned bathrooms and common areas.

Unbeatable Central Location.

If you're planning to tour as much of Cardiff as possible, you couldn't have a better home base. Guests enjoyed The River house's truly central location with easy access to Cardiff Bay, shopping, museums, heritage sites, public transit, and a vast selecti

Negative Reviews

Owners' Cats Given Free Reign.

Some guests expressed displeasure with resident cats being given free run of the hostel. Occassionally, the felines were discovered walking across the breakfast table and sometimes found in guests' beds. Guests with cat allergies were especially unhappy w

Rating Overview

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9.4 /10
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9.4 out of 10 based on 3074 reviews