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Really close to a tube station as tons of shops - the neighborhood is safe and I had no problem as a single female walking around at night. The staff at really nice. Breakfast is standard hostel fare. The rooms are very small and the bunk beds are triple bunks - first time I've ever seen that! The one thing that REALLY needs improvement are the showers - none of the shower heads work correctly and you'd better not be shy because there's hardy any privacy. Still, good for a London hostel.
The rooms are very small and they have a lot of beds in there, also the bathrooms are not clean, the metro station it is a little bit far from the hostel
Nice people, good living room but the room that i've been was too small, there was no space to the baggage
All of the stuff are not bad. The staffs are polite, the relax place is huge, lots of food shop nearby, etc. But I just want to feed back a problem is about the smell of the room. On the first night when we arrived, a weird smell was all around the room. It indirectly affect our sleeping. Fortunately, seems the staff was realise the problem. On the next day, the problem was totally disappeared. I am happy that the staff could found out the problem and put more aromatherapy.
- Novice Nomad
- Hong Kong
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Very nice stay excellent staff good breakfast. The only draw back was how crowded the rooms were little space for lugage.
Excellent prices and location you are only 5 minutes from a Tesco, many restaurants and from the Tube station. The staff is really nice, available and reacts very quickly in case of problem. The only problem is that the windows in the rooms and the common showers cannot be opened so it can smells humidity, the showers are not really clean but they're always hot. I also expected a real kitchen, there's only a microwave and a fridge. Apart from this, it's an excellent hostel for its price !!
Does what it says on the tin. Easy to get to from the station. Definitely needs the window open as it gets quite stinky!
The hostel was not in the safest part of town and the rooms overcrowded and dirty. Our room that we were suppose to stay in had too many beds occupying it for the space available and had trash littered on the floor. Bathrooms were limited and appeared very unclean. Dirty, wet towels were left in piles in the hallway. We were told by the staff that the mouse in the lobby was nothing unusual! Ask to see your room before you hand them cash, they will NOT give you anything back! We had to leave!
My shower on the day was faulty thus running hot and mostly cold- was the boiler warming water at the time ? or lack of supply to go round. who knows?. The on suite extractor fan for the bath in my 9 person dorm was extremely loud ( which automatically activates when the bathroom light switches on) presumably old or not maintained. Not nice when people are sleeping in the early morning or late at night and i want to shower or relieve myself.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
The staff were generally helpful and friendly. Breakfast is filling and wifi works great. However, bed and showering cubicles are small though they are still usable. This is good enough for anyone on a budget. Lockers are also provided after paying a deposit.