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    NosDa Hostel & Bar

    53-59 Despenser Street | Riverside, Cardiff CF11 6AG, Wales
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    • Excellent41%
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Multilingual Staff
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    10 min easy walk from station. Opposite stadium good location. Staff friendly. Room was ok (superiot single with en suite) but not as pictured, had to put kettle on floor to plug in, not ideal. Ok for 1 nights stay. Looked clean. Wifi good. Shower...More

    Thank sunshinebeliever
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your kind review, I am pleased that you were given a warm Welsh welcome from our Staff and that you enjoyed your stay. We have just had a new Wifi system installed in the rooms - good to know that it is...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Up in Cardiff last weekend for the wales vs South Africa game at the principality stadium We were recommended Nosda by someone we know locally as he said it wouldn’t be as rammed as the boozers in town Nosda is on the other side of...More

    Thank MJH1
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded 1 week ago

    Thanks for the positive review, NosDa is always a good choice for an event in The Millennium Stadium as the location is excellent and you can hear the roar of the crowd from the Bar. Maybe you should come on a quieter day if you...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    For me, all I needed was a bed for the night - didn't partake in anything else at the venue. Location was spot on - price was right. Bed was very comfy. Live music was on at the venue - which was clearly audible in...More

    Thank Mike B
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for taking the time to review us Mike, it's good to hear that you had a good night's sleep at NosDa and that we offered everything you needed for your stay at our hostel. It would be nice to have you stay with us...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Me and a few others visited the hostel while in Cardiff sight seeing. When we arrived, staff were helpful and cheery. I was put in a room with 5 other people which meant that there would be 3 bunk beds. When we entered the room,...More

    Thank bitpitpitbig
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello, We are sorry to hear that your stay with us was disappointing. We wish you had mentioned any of these issues to our staff before as perhaps we could have moved you to a different room or fixed the lock in the room, as...More

    Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here with a friend back in July for a night out, both never stayed in a hostel before and I won’t lie, we were very nervous. Upon arrival, we were pleasantly surprised! Nice bar area downstairs, although we did wish their selection of food...More

    Thank Jordhannah94
    Response from NosDaCardiff, Manager at NosDa Hostel & BarResponded 8 November 2017

    Hi there, Many thanks for your great hostel rating and for your lovely comments. Happy to hear you had a good first experience in a hostel, hopefully there will be many more to come. If you find yourselves back in Cardiff we'd love to welcome...More

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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)
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    "Room with river view"
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    "Ask for view of the millenium stadium if you get the choice.."
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    "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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