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YHA Cardiff Central
Cardiff, CF10 4BB
If award-winning, Cardiff city centre accommodation is what you’re looking for, YHA Cardiff Central is a top option for you. This Youth Hostel is within walking distance of all the city’s best attractions, including the Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle, not to mention the fantastic shopping destination of Cardiff Bay.
Its spacious social areas also provide a great starting point should you wish to enjoy the city’s nightlife. Plus, YHA Cardiff Central has been rated a 5-star hostel by VisitWales - the only hostel in the UK to achieve this accolade.
Why guests love YHA Cardiff Central
Accommodation at YHA Cardiff Central
It’s not just about a great location. YHA Cardiff Central also provides 320 beds in comfortable rooms with state of the art facilities which are all en-suite for your convenience making it one of the most luxurious hostels in Cardiff. YHA Cardiff Central has even achieved a 5 star hostel rating from VisitWales - the first hostel in the YHA network to do so.
Choose from socialising and meeting new people in a dorm room or keeping your family cosy in one of our gorgeous private rooms. Double rooms are also available for the single traveller or a couple’s getaway. There is free Wi-Fi available for guests throughout the building, including the bedrooms.
YHA Cardiff Central also has premium rooms available. Premium rooms include beds instead of bunks, TV, hairdryer, room safe, soap, towels, two pillows per person, storage space, dressing table and chair.
Food and drink at YHA Cardiff Central
- 24 hour access
- Ambulant accessible
- Basic food shop
- Cot available
- Free wi-fi
- Wheelchair accessible
- Luggage store
- Board games
- Private rooms available
- En suite rooms available
- Disabled access rooms available
Food & drink
- Dining room
- Group catering available
- Licensed bar
- Meals available
- Self-catering kitchen
Transportation & parking
- Near train station
Other YHA products
- Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire
- Sole use
- Trade bookings
- YHA School Trips
Need to know
Reception times: 24 hours
Check in: From 2pm
Check out: Before 10am
Open every day?: Yes
Towels and toiletries: Towels and toiletries are not provided but are available to hire or purchase from reception. Bedding is supplied.
Parking: There is ample parking at YHA Cardiff Central.
Pets: Pets are not permitted at YHA Cardiff Central. Assistance dogs are welcome.
Wi-Fi: Free wi-fi is available in social spaces.
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YHA School Trips
This 5 star hostel is the perfect state-of-the-art accommodation for school trips in Cardiff. Ideally located for a geography field trip or to soak up all the culture that Cardiff has to offer, YHA Cardiff Central has excellent facilities for school groups including three classrooms, one with an interactive whiteboard and audio system!
Visit the YHA School Trips website to book your educational visit.
At YHA Cardiff Central we have three meeting rooms available for hire.
Capacity: Up to 36 delegates in room 1, up to 49 delegates in room 2 and up to 24 delegates in room 3, depending on seating configuration.
Room 1 - projector and multi-use board
Room 2 - projector and multi-use board, flipchart/whiteboard stand
Room 3 - projector and multi-use board, flipchart/whiteboard stand
Accessibility: We have three conference rooms, all located on the ground floor. All three have level access and are level throughout.The closest accessible WC to these rooms is located in the same corridor. For more information please see our full access statement.
Air conditioning: There is no air conditioning but there are heaters in the meeting rooms.
Meeting rooms available from: £75
We are very grateful for all of the help and support that our generous volunteers give to YHA. We are proud of our “Investors in Volunteering” accreditation and have a wide range of opportunities available across the country, all of which will provide great learning or social experiences and help us to create even more opportunities for young people.
Volunteering is a great way to meet people, visit new places, gain experiences and have fun. Full details of all of our various volunteering programmes can be found on theVolunteering website.
At YHA Cardiff we offer the following volunteering opportunities subject to availability:
Please contact [email protected] or call 01629 592562 for more information.