Nomad Backpacker Hostel - Cardiff

11-15 Howard Gardens, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF24 0EF  show map
 3 stars
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Nomad Backpacker Hostel - Cardiff

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

GBP 3.50 per day

Kitchen facilities

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Sports activities

Darts

Billiards/ Pool tables

Overview

The comfortable Nomad Backpacker Hostel is a great place to stay in Cardiff. Nomad Backpacker Hostel is distinguished by a lovely atmosphere. Such comforts as a storage room, a designated smoking area and a car park are available on site.

Staying at Nomad Backpacker Hostel in Cardiff, guests will be minutes away from Ianto's Shrine, The Cardiff Story and National Assembly. Guests will enjoy dishes of contemporary, Vegetarian and British cuisine served in Canteen on Clifton Street, which is about 100 meters away.

Cardiff-wales airport is at a distance of 20 km.

Rooms

This venue offers bright rooms including 8-bed mixed Dorm, Quintuple Room, Triple Room and 6-bed mixed Dorm. Some are stocked with heating, a dressing room and a personal computer. This hostel provides modern shared bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

The comfortable pool bar features a pool table and a terrace.

Services

Guests will have the use of ironing, 24-hour reception and laundry.

Relax

There are billiard and darts offered to guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at GBP 3.50 per day.

Number of rooms:   24.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage

Sports & Fitness

  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Darts

Services

  • Laundry

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until 06:00-10:00 

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

11-15 Howard Gardens, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF24 0EF

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City Center
  • Cardiff
    3700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cardiff Central Railway Station
    4300 ft
  • Bus stop
    3300 ft
Restaurants
  • Canteen on Clifton Street (cuisine: Contemporary, International, Vegetarian)
    300 ft
  • The Clink (cuisine: Contemporary, British)
    800 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 06:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    24

Rooms and availability

Quintuple Room
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    Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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    Quadruple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
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    How to reach hostel

    hostel Nomad Backpacker Hostel - Cardiff Cardiff location
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    Hostel Address:

    11-15 Howard Gardens, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF24 0EF

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Cardiff
      3700 ft
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Cardiff Central Railway Station
      4300 ft
    • Bus stop
      3300 ft
    Restaurants
    • Canteen on Clifton Street (cuisine: Contemporary, International, Vegetarian)
      300 ft
    • The Clink (cuisine: Contemporary, British)
      800 ft
    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 06:00-10:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      24

    Nomad Backpacker Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Castle Galleries - 1700 ft
    • Capsule Artt Gallery - 2000 ft
    • Kooywood Gallery - 2300 ft
    • National Museum & Galleries Of Cardiff - 2700 ft
    • Cathays, Cardiff - 3000 ft

    Places of interest

    • Cardiff Magistrates Courts - 400 ft
    • St Peters R C Church - 1000 ft
    • A Shot In The Dark - 2000 ft
    • 147 Club - 2300 ft
    • Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral - 2300 ft
    • St David's Hall - 2700 ft
    • Saint John's Church - 3000 ft
    • Crowning Glory Silk Veils - 3300 ft

    Amusement

    • Castle Leisure Ltd - 400 ft
    • Riley Snooker Club - 1000 ft
    • Don Leisure Escal Investments - 1700 ft
    • Ugc Cinemas - 2300 ft
    • Cineworld - 2700 ft
    • Shipley Amusement Centre - 2700 ft
    • Shipleys Amusements - 2700 ft
    • Lucky Strike Leisure - 2700 ft
    • Escal Amusements Ltd - 3000 ft

    Stadiums

    Museums

    • National Museum of Wales, Cardiff - Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Caerdydd - 2700 ft

    Universities, Institutes

    • University of Glamorgan Cardiff Campus - 1700 ft

    Theaters

    • New Theatre - 2000 ft
    • Cardiff City Council - 2300 ft
    • Sherman Theatre Ltd - 2700 ft
    • Saint David's Hall - 3000 ft

    Public parking

    • University of South Wales - Cardiff Campus - 1700 ft

    Local attractions

    • Cardiff Bay - 1.2 mi
      CardiffWales
    • National Assembly - 1.3 mi
      Harbour Drive, Cardiff
    • Pierhead Building - 1.4 mi
      Maritime Road, Cardiff
    • Techniquest - 1.2 mi
      CardiffWales
    • Roald Dahl Plass - 1.3 mi
      Cilgant Bute, Cardiff

    Near the hostel

    • St. David's Cathedral - 2200 ft
      Charles Street, Cardiff
    • Cathays Park - 3300 ft
      Museum Avenue, Cardiff
    • Butetown History & Arts Centre - 3600 ft
      5 Dock Chambers, Cardiff
    • City Hall - 3700 ft
      Cathays Park, Cardiff
    • Cardiff Central Library - 3000 ft
      The Hayes_CF10 1FL, Cardiff
    • National Museum and Art Gallery - 3600 ft
      Cathays Park in the Civic Centre, Cardiff
    • Caerphilly Mountain - 3700 ft
      CardiffWales

    Restaurants nearby

    • Canteen on Clifton Street - 300 ft

      Address: 40 Clifton Street
      Phone: +44 29 2045 4999

      77% likes this, based on 150 reviews
      Cuisine: Contemporary, International, Vegetarian
      Price Range: USD 10 - USD 41

    • Kismet Tandoori - 1100 ft

      Address: 24 City Road, Roath
      Phone: 029 20 481665

      78% likes this, based on 297 reviews
      Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani

    • Aj's coffee house - 900 ft

      Address: City Road

      86% likes this, based on 46 reviews

    • The Clink - 800 ft

      Address: Knox Road
      Phone: 029 2092 3130

      86% likes this, based on 157 reviews
      Cuisine: Contemporary, British
      Price Range: USD 18 - USD 51

    • The Pear Tree - 900 ft

      Address: The Globe Centre Wellfield Road
      Phone: 029 2025 2042

      52% likes this, based on 49 reviews
      Cuisine: European

    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 06:00-10:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      24
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    Nomad Backpacker Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Nomad Backpacker

    Average guest rating

    6.6out of 10
    Good
    Based on 217 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Single
      9.6

      It was orderly and peaceful, clean and friendly environment. Value for money and I loved it.

      The quality of bread available for breakfast was poor and there was no brown bread.

    • Family with children
      4.2

      I did not like it at all.The room was not clean and in poor state of repair.Simple facilities like cupboard was broken.There was no mirror in the room and no towels.The rates are comparable to Holiday Inn but facilities are not.It is good for a single person for short stay only and is comparable to hostel/dormitory for students.

    • Group of friends
      7.8

      The only thing I could complain about was noise , and the how horrendously heavy the door was and the loud bangs every 5 seconds when one closed .

    • Single
      8.8

      Staff friendliness, free internet, good facilities available, size of property, good recreational areas, clean place

    • Family with children
      5.4

      The ease of coming and going and the breakfast included was handy

      The communal bathroom not having any floor mats

    • Group of friends
      6.2

      Take it at face value, E.G. no airs or graces. It's a backpackers hostel, as an ex-student, I have had worse experiences in halls of residence!! Nomad was clean, safe and basic - all we needed was a bed and a place to shower, etc. Friendly staff and good location.

    • Couple
      5.0

      Nice staff, close to the center, good breakfast, good price

      room dirty, smelly carpeting, a mould on the wall, uncomfortable beds

    • Single
      7.0

      Very close to the city centre.

      Beds were creaking, making noises every time someone turned over. Toilet papers were often running out.

    • Group of friends
      2.8

      Too crowded, broken toilet doors and shower doors, feel insecure, bad location which seems dangerous, hard to get to

    • Single
      2.8

      The beds were uncomfortable, there were people fighting, shouting and screaming and slamming doors untill 4 am. Service was slow at reception.

    • Group of friends
      3.8

      it was basic dirty and dark and dingy

    • Group of friends
      10.0

      Ideal for somewhere cheap & cheerful, staff were friendly and helpful. Rooms toilets and bathrooms clean. Within walking distance from the city centre (once we found the hostel)... Definatley stay there again and recommend to friends :-)

    • Single
      7.0

      quiet - order - internet - crow - various people - respect people

      the bed is not comfotable - locker is not find in WC - Mixer of water is not found

    • Group of friends
      8.2

      Ideal place to sleep after concert at milliniuem stadium !

    • Single
      9.2

      The staff is very friendly and helpful. It's clean and located on a quiet street, very central too, 5 mns walk from the main street city centre.

      The only little thing that I could say is that it lacks hooks in dorms and bathrooms to hang your cloths on.

    How to reach hostel

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    Hostel Address:

    11-15 Howard Gardens, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF24 0EF

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Cardiff
      3700 ft
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Cardiff Central Railway Station
      4300 ft
    • Bus stop
      3300 ft
    Restaurants
    • Canteen on Clifton Street (cuisine: Contemporary, International, Vegetarian)
      300 ft
    • The Clink (cuisine: Contemporary, British)
      800 ft
    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 06:00-10:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      24