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YHA Cardiff Central

  • Visit Wales 5 Star Hostel

Hostel with 320 bedrooms

YHA Cardiff

YHA Cardiff


YHA Cardiff Central provides 320 beds in comfortable rooms with state of the art facilities which are all en-suite making it one of the most luxurious hostels in Cardiff. YHA Cardiff Central has achieved a 5 star hostel rating. Premium rooms available which include beds instead of bunks, TV, hairdryer, room safe, soap, towels, two pillows per person, storage space, dressing table and chair.

If walking is your thing, the Youth Hostel is ideally located next to the Wales coastal path - perfect for wild walking by the sea during autumn and winter, and a relaxing stroll during the warmer months. If you fancy exploring the area, why not take a walk through the old dock area down to Cardiff Bay. In the bay you will find boat tours which operate from Mermaid Quay which will give you a great introduction to the area. There is also a water taxi service which takes you from the bay to the city centre.

In recent years, Cardiff has become well known for its bustling nightlife scene and is a favourite with party lovers. With some of the best bars and clubs in the whole of Wales, YHA Cardiff Central makes a perfect base for your weekend break and is without a doubt one of the best hostels in Cardiff.

This budget hostel is also great for business travel. Free Wi-Fi plus our fantastic conferencing facilities make this location great for catching up with emails or working on projects in the comfort of this friendly, relaxed atmosphere. YHA Cardiff Central has three conference rooms available to hire which are fantastic for corporate away days and meetings. Two of the rooms have whiteboards and flipcharts and one has a wall mounted digital projector, flipchart, audio system and interactive whiteboard, meaning you can pick the room that is most suitable for your needs. Please email for more information and to book conference facilities.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hostel for all guests, including communal areas and bedrooms, so you can stay well connected throughout your stay.

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Mr James Hitchings

Trevelyan House,
Dimple Road,

0800 0191700


East Tyndall Street,
CF10 4BB



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Map reference: ST 192759  Lat: 51.47704 Long: -3.16365

By rail: There is a train connecting from Cardiff central to Cardiff Queen street station. It is then a short walk from the Station to the hostel.


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