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Astor Hyde Park Reviews

191 Queensgate, South Kensington, London, England

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87%

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6337 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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74%

It is okay for the price. The bathroom is not super clean, if that's something that matters to you. The wi-fi is decent as well as the location.


94%

Great hostel, good location, staff were super helpful, everyone staying in the hostel was super lovely too. Definately reccomend this hostel to anyone!

  • 14th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Excellent location right in the middle of London, very nice guests and staff alike. Only downside: the washing machine costs £3, and the dryer £1, and you have to use the dryer 2-3 times before your stuff is actually dry. Other than that a quality hostel.


71%

This place was perfectly adequate for what was paid. One thing that would be a massive improvement would be to put in powerpoints near each of the beds - it's highly inconvenient to have all the charging points at one end of the room. Other than that everything was fine. Breakfast was great.


83%

Good hostel. Not the best but good. The other Astor across the park has a better location but this place is very pretty. Staff were pretty average which is unfortunate but they were fine. It's a big hostel as are most in London so it is a little tricker meeting people but I though this hostel was fair with what it provided. And it is clean.


100%

Very clean, very good location, nice staff, Best hostel I've ever stayed!!


94%

Walking in, two Irish girls first time to stay in a hostel, we weren't sure what to expect. Once we got to reception we felt right at home. The gentlemen behind the desk was so accommodating and genuine. Its was a brilliant experience and the location is incredible, very safe place. Very reasonable pricing. Will be returning around Christmas to London for some Xmas markets and wouldn't dare stay anywhere else.

  • 9th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

Not bad. Having to haul my stuff up 5 flights of stairs was kind of a drag, and my roommates were a bit gross, but the hostel was quiet, relatively clean and decently well located

  • 7th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

The staff of Astor Hyde Park is absolutely amazing, both as being helpful in suggestions for what to do around the city but as well as being good friends. They are always willing to hang out.


94%

I loved my stay at this Hostel! Would definitely recommend it. It has a great atmosphere, lovely staff, and the rooms are pretty big! Can be a bit noisy with the metal lockers under the bunk beds, but at the same time there's lockers to put your stuff and free rental for a lock! Only thing is the wifi isn't really good in the rooms, but pretty good in the common rooms. Thank you!


91%

If you first time to go to self-tourism. Here is a good place for you to learn how to do a backpacker. Wifi is cover the rooms. I like here.


100%

We had a great time in London thanks to this hostel!

  • 2nd Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hungary
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

The Hostal was great, but people were kind of cold, the common area was a bunch of people using their phones and ignoring eachothers. The hostel was great!


91%

Astor Hyde Park is a great hostel with nice location and lovely staff in London. I will recommond my friends to stay here. :)

  • 30th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Taiwan
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Nice location, good breakfast, kind staff. Room was on the 5th floor so it was a bit warm but luckily there was a fan in the room.

  • 30th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


69%

Unbelievable location - right on the doorstep of Hyde Park and close to an underground. Our window was broken (in October) and I asked for it to be fixed. The staff member I told made me feel like I was being over the top, and it was never fixed, so the nights were freezing. Kitchen is big, and the basic breakfast is fine, but it's not very clean. Atmosphere is what you make it - it's a big hostel so there's plenty of people but it's easy enough to just do your own thing. Wifi isn't great.


80%

I found this hostel really good because even though it was cheap ( I payed 14 per night in a 12 mixed room) they offered free wi-fi, clean sheets,breakfast,friendly city center tours and events, free locker and luggage room. The tube was not extremely close, but there were buses at 50 meters. The bathroom was too small for 12 people and not so clean, but I would recommend this hostel!


91%

Yeh great place, really central, clean. For london definitely a goer! Did feel some of the staff weren't super friendly but nothing drastic. Cant be mates with everyone all the time I suppose.


83%

It would be really useful to have a lift or elevator, suitcases are too heavy to go to the 3rd, 4th and 5th floor

  • 28th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Pretty good hostel. Location not super close to tube, and Gloucester Road has some issues at the moment, but you can get around without issue. Right near a bus stop on 52 and N9. Very safe. Would recommend.


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