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1 room, 2 adults

The Riverhouse

2-star2 stars
59 FITZHAMON EMBANKMENT, Cardiff, Wales, CF11 6AN, United Kingdom

Walking distance from Principality Stadium
  • Free self-serve breakfast and free WiFi
  • Collect stampsYou can collect™ Rewards stamps here
  • Owners were incredibly welcoming and provided information about things to do in Cardiff…Sep. 11, 2018
  • Clean, nice kitchen and garden area, good location. Bed a bit hard for my liking. Very…Jul. 30, 2020

The Riverhouse

from A$100
  • City Twin Room, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom
  • Signature Triple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Family Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • City Double or Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • City Double Room, 1 Double Bed

What’s around The Riverhouse


  • In Riverside
  • Principality Stadium - 10 min walk
  • Cardiff Castle - 10 min walk
  • Cardiff Bay - 11 min walk
  • Cardiff Motorpoint Arena - 13 min walk
  • Wales Millennium Centre - 30 min walk
  • St. David's Hall - 12 min walk
  • Cardiff University - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Bristol Intl. Airport (BRS) - 57 min drive
  • Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.) - 38 min drive
  • Cardiff Central Station - 6 min walk
  • Cardiff Queen Street Station - 17 min walk
  • Grangetown Station - 17 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 12 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
There is no front desk at this property. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and lockbox information. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free self-serve breakfast daily
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Things to enjoy
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 43-inch Smart TV
  • Netflix
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Full-sized fridge/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping

The Riverhouse’s small print

Also known as

  • River House Hostel
  • The River House Hostel
  • The Riverhouse Cardiff
  • The Riverhouse Bed & breakfast
  • The Riverhouse Bed & breakfast Cardiff


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Optional extras

Parking is available nearby and costs GBP 10.00 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Riverhouse

  • Does The Riverhouse offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Riverhouse does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at The Riverhouse?
    Sorry, there's no parking at The Riverhouse.
  • Are pets allowed at The Riverhouse?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Riverhouse?
    You can check in from 2 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 10:30 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Riverhouse?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Pettigrew Tea Rooms (7-min walk), Viva Brazil (8-min walk), and The Yard (8-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 14 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Very near Cardiff castle , kind staff with lovely smile ^^ breakfast was good. Very clean . I'd like to stay here if I go to Cardiff !!
gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Good hostel
Pretty good hostel to stay at for one or two nights when your in Cardiff. It is really clise to the town center and the cardiff castle and theres a great Italian restaurant in the neighboorhood called mangiatoria wich is definitly worth a visit if you stay here
gb1 night trip with friends

The Riverhouse

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