The River House Backpackers

59 Fitzhammon Embankment, Cardiff, Southern Wales, Wales, CF11 6AN, United Kingdom | Hostel
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A travel blog entry by hobgoblins5


My family used to have a program that allowed us to search all tv listings for anything and everything under the sun. I love costume dramas, one of my all time favorites being Our Mutual Friend, a dramatization of a novel by Charles Dickens. I think I must have been in a moment of intense fangirling one day when I searched 'Charles Dickens' in this …

The Pool of Life

A travel blog entry by gwawd

The earlier mentioned guide from Nottingham, Richard, told me that the friendliest people are in Liverpool. And boy he was right. Like at 11pm when I was searching for my hostel, a seller from Tesco left her counter, went outside and for 3 minutes explained me the route. Like I forgot the number of Lennon's birthplace on Newcastle road and …

The 2nd Day of Which We Do Not Speak

A travel blog entry by hobgoblins5


Long story short, we missed our train.

The route to the station took longer than we thought, and the weight of our backpacks felt oppressive. Our bags were not unusually heavy, but their weight seemed to double when combined with the stress of walking fast and a slight panicky feeling was starting to rise.

During the silent walk, …


A travel blog entry by clarkyreno


So originally I was just lookin for a couple day stop between warrington and London for a couple of nights. I decided to visit wales. I was interested in experiencing the welsh culture and wanted to visit this small country of great Britain. Here was my opportunity! I chose to Go to the capital of wales, Cardiff. After some research I found that it …

Pebble beaches, Castles & Haggis (UK in April)

A travel blog entry by kiri-ana

I decided that while I was still looking for a house and a job it was time to explore some of the UK.

Brighton 7-9 April 2011

Cardiff 13-15 April 2011
I had a great time in Cardiff, although there is not a whole lot to do there - but a nice city. Met some amazing people there including Leana (kiwi) and Amalie (Norweigan …

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This hostel, located in the Riverside area of Cardiff, is near Cardiff Castle, Caerphilly Mountain, Cardiff Welcome Centre, and Atlantic Wharf Leisure Village.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe River House Backpackers Cardiff

    Reviewed by hobgoblins5

    loved it

    Reviewed May 28, 2013
    by (1 review) Baltimore , United States Flag of United States

    clean bathrooms and dorm, great breakfast, lovely people

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews The River House Backpackers Cardiff

    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding