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    NosDa Hostel & Bar

    53-59 Despenser Street | Riverside, Cardiff CF11 6AG, Wales
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    Reviews (238)
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    Reviewed 3 January 2017

    Hi I would just like to say thank you to the Reception / Bar staff during my stay as I had a wonderful time overall , I stayed for just over a month! As a Hostel , it is definitely up there and I would...More

    Thank Ally B
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded 10 January 2017

    Hi Ally, Nice to hear from you and we enjoyed having you stay with us. Please note that we will sort the issues you have pointed out, and make sure that these won't be issues again. Thanks for choosing NosDa and for taking the time...More

    Reviewed 21 December 2016

    NosDa was in a great location within 10-15 min walking distance from the bus and train stations. You can also see the Millennium Stadium from the reception area which is an impressive view. Free, simple breakfast was a definite plus and the reception is really...More

    Thank Chow_TW
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded 2 January 2017

    Hi Chow, We appreciate your helpful feedback, thank you! Glad that you feel like you've had value for your money. We are indeed very lucky with our central location and the stunning setting next to the famous Millennium Stadium. We hope you've had fun exploring...More

    Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

    Perfect little hostel to stay at. I'm a solo traveller and thus was perfect. The room, bathroom and toilet were all clean and nice. Free breakfast and Wi-Fi! It's in a perfect position, close to the castle, city, bus stop and central station. Couldn't recommend...More

    Thank miss_kyrren
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded 14 December 2016

    Hi Kyrren, We love receiving 5* reviews! Thank you. We're are so glad that you had the perfect stay at NosDa and that our staff were friendly. Hopefully you've enjoyed exploring Cardiff and the castle?! Good to know that you were happy with our facilities,...More

    Reviewed 13 November 2016

    Located on a perfect spot by the river, really close to the center. The staff was really funny, helpful and nice. I got a lot of information from them and spend one night hanging out with them too. It was really cool, and cheap too...More

    Thank Boombaata
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded 14 November 2016

    Hi, Thanks for your nice feedback and we are glad to hear you've had such an enjoyable time with our staff! We hope you had fun exploring Cardiff and that you will be back again soon.

    Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

    As hostels go this is nice enough. Friendly staff, comfy beds, great location. However it's not as snazzy as the pictures on the website suggest. But if you need a bed in Cardiff at a reasonable rate and you're OK with hostels then I recommend...More

    Thank Anne N
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded 14 November 2016

    Hello Anne, Thank you for taking the time to review NosDa. Thanks for your good rating and fair comments. We hope you had a lovely time staying at our hostel, it's nice to hear that you liked our staff, the beds and our central location!...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$ 21 - US$ 152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 29
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    • Cardiff
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    Nicky C
    29 September 2017|
    Response from NosDaCardiff | Property representative |
    Hi Nicky, Towels are provided in our private rooms and you can hire them for £1.00 (£5.00 deposit) if you're staying in a dorm room. We also provide free luggage storage next to reception, or you can hire a locker for a... More
    28 August 2014|
    Response from Banu S | Reviewed this property |
    NosDa offers on-site parking (not for free if I remember it correctly)
    Room Tips
    "Room 52 is quiet, but WI-FI is non existant"
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    "Rooms 33/34 are above the bar and have better Wi-Fi."
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    "Breakfast is free if you book direct, £3 otherwise"
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    "rooms on the river side offer a good view"
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