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Camborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Upsides: easy to find, parking right outside, close to the centre - easily within walking distance. Free breakfast and comfortable common rooms. In a quiet area. Downsides: parking is considerably more expensive than suggested by the website. The beds were metal, rickety and creaky. The room was insanely hot. I didn't get a great nights sleep as a result. The...

Reviewed 16 November 2016

Booked a stay at the hostel for 50 people but had a reduced group and informed the staff 48 hours prior to check in. However, the staff insisted we paid the full amount even though the cancellation policy clearly states that cancellation before 48 hours is not chargeable! Staff were also very rude when trying to explain this! Horrible if...

Thank Tony11996
Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

...That's why I feel a bit confused. I rated this place with 2 stars but I GUESS for a hostel it was pretty average. Mattresses were too soft. Room was plain (we had a private room with my husband) and the street outside was quiet. Shared toilets were quite clean, other one had a leak in a pipe so the...

Thank miumik
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

When checking into the Nomad we were presented with several demands which we were not advised of in advance. Photo identification was requested without warning, and copied. A deposit for the room key was required and the bill was more than the booking conformation claimed. All of which left us (as a party of four) scrambling around wondering if we...

Thank heather j
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Top staff, large social areas, clean kitchen, dorm rooms fine, reliable free wifi, tea and coffee always available. only down side is poor showering facilities. Need mops as floor was always wet and water not hot.

Thank Rob G
Coquitlam, Canada
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

A friend and I stayed in this hostel while visiting Cardiff for 2 nights. It was overall a decent hostel - affordable and reasonable place to stay, despite all of its flaws. 1) Room and Facilities 5/10 I stayed in a 8 person mixed dorm room. The rooms were okay. The were no lamps or outlets in the room -...

Thank MeghanFromCanada
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Found outdate bread and milk for tea n coffee n ceral The bunk beds just crap one they uncomfortable to sleep They ain't strong structure for bunkbeds Staff are useless for directions Worst hostel I've ever stayed at never going back would rather stayed on the street in a bus shelter than stayed here

1Thank Dylan R
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Spent one night in a 6 bed dorm. Bunkbeds are really uncomfortable. The mattress was terrible with springs digging in my ribs all night. Got hardly any sleep with people coming in drunk at 3am. The bathrooms are not great with the plug holes full of hair, the toilet not flushing and some of the taps not working. Also the...

Thank CSK2016
West Lafayette, Indiana
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The staff is friendly and helpful, the rooms are clean and nice, the wifi works everywhere, although it's a bit slow in the rooms, the kitchen is well-stocked and clean, and the hostel is only a 15 minute walk from the city center, but it is a 35 minute walk to the bay. Exactly what I needed! There is also...

Thank Brittany S
Reviewed 15 August 2016

A group of 10 of us visited Cardiff for my hen party weekend, we had 2 rooms just for our group which was good. The bedrooms are only really big enough to sleep and get ready but there were also a number of communal spaces throughout the hostel, we happened to have a living room which was conveniently located right...

Thank Sarah B

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Additional Information about Nomad

Address: 11-15 Howard Gardens | Roath, Cardiff CF24 0EF, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Cardiff
Price Range: £14 - £103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 44
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Nomad Cardiff, Wales
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“Stay elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles 403heatherj, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Even ground floor rooms are quiet - floor won't make a difference!”
 of 5 bubbles 141elb, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Book well in advance if you want a private room. Other rooms are shared.”
 of 5 bubbles 816jackyk, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Dont be afraid to ask for what you need.”
 of 5 bubbles 134rachelc, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“One of our rooms was top floor which had 4 single beds in which seemed far more homely than bunkbeds!”
 of 5 bubbles naomia920, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
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