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    NosDa Hostel & Bar

    53-59 Despenser Street | Riverside, Cardiff CF11 6AG, Wales
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    Breakfast included
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    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I recently started in the Nosda around the first week in April. First and foremost the staff were friendly and able to have a bit of Craic. There gave guidance and advise where neccessary and their local knowledge was very good. Located next to the...More

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    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & Bar

    Hi there Michael, It's really nice to hear from you and great to know that you've had a lovely stay with us! We are indeed planning a refurb for our bar area very soon, so it would be good if you could come check it...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We had a great stay here a couple of weekends ago: 10 middle-aged blokes staying in two ensuite rooms. We found this place to be clean, tidy, perfectly comfortable and ideal for our purposes. Friendly helpful staff. Great bar with local beers.Interesting mixture of guests....More

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    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & Bar

    Thanks a lot for your lovely feedback David, it's much appreciated. We hope that the lads had a great time with us and enjoyed Cardiff's nightlife. Happy to know that you were satisfied with our hostel facilities, the location and the staff!

    Reviewed 24 March 2017

    I have been staying here in a room for 4 people and when I returned after going out the other 3 people were sitting on the floor in the dark in a 4 bed shared room I suppose its ok if you like the ghost...More

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    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & Bar

    Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate all comments, good or bad. Sorry to hear that you didn't feel comfortable sharing your dorm room with some of our guests. We hope you understand that we can't police all of our guests at all times, and...More

    Reviewed 12 March 2017

    Great location next to river and opposite the Principality Stadium in central Cardiff but very disappointing once you enter the building. For the price I was charged: £59 per night, this place was a rip-off. If you are a back backer travelling on a low...More

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    Response from NosDaCardiff, Owner at NosDa Hostel & Bar

    Thank you very much for your comments, we do take feedback seriously and always act upon genuine, reasonable and factual complaints. I am sorry that you were dissatisfied, and I only wish you had made your concerns known to us when checking out a day...More

    Reviewed 5 February 2017

    Noisy, smelly, limited comfort. Cleansiness could improve. Friendly staff and cheap drinks. Limited continental breakfast. WiFi only in bar and not very reliable. Place in need of renovation and some refurbishment. Bed was ok. No elevator and not accecible for wheelchairs. Some rooms have a...More

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    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & Bar

    Hello Herman & Marleen, We are happy to hear that you liked our cheap rates and our friendly staff! But we apologise for any inconvenience that was caused by lack of comfort. Due to the historic nature of the building, unfortunately we do not offer...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$24 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Hi, is there parking spaces here or near by?
    28 August 2014|
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    Response from Banu S | Reviewed this property |
    NosDa offers on-site parking (not for free if I remember it correctly)
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    "book early... There are loads of room options but Cardiff is a popular destination for groups."
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    "Room #30 or #12 are decent sized and offer good storage for when room is full!"
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    "Book in advance, cheaper away from Fridays and Saturdays, enjoy the party atmosphere"
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    "Ensuite Rooms Definitly the way forward"
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