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Astor Hyde Park Reviews

191 Queensgate, South Kensington, London, England

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90%

Rating
6931 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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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.


91%

Astor Hyde park was a super chill hostel. Very pretty location and helpful staff.


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.

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Thanks for your feedback! We are glad you enjoy our amazing location as much as we do! Safe travels! Astor HP

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.


91%

The room was quite big, so everybody had enough space for his stuff. The bathroom was not the cleanest, but ok! Breakfast was good: bread, chocolate and hazelnut spread, jam, butter, peanutbutter, coffee and tea, cereals. Next tube station is about 12-15min walk away, but you can also take the bus to the station or e.g. oxford street, picadilly circus... Kensington is a really nice neighboorhood which feels safe also at night.


89%

Oh my god! the stairs are never ending. Awesome hostel with a nice feel and friendly staff. To make this hostel perfect they would install a lift.

  • 26th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

The stay in the astor hyde park hostel was flawless. The staff was always present and ready to help. The room was clean and I was not worried about my stuff left there during the stay. The wifi connection was great. To sum it up I would definitely recommend this hostel for anyone.

  • 26th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Slovakia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

I had a great time staying at the Astor Hyde Park. Some pros: staff is very friendly, kitchen is clean, communal room is very awesome, security seems better than average, each bunk has its own locker, overall very nice ambience. Some cons (more like nitpicks): bathrooms are tiny, room gets hot so keeping windows open is a must, many floors so going up and down sucks.


89%

A really great place to stay. Prices are reasonable for London and the location is great; just few steps from the South of Hyde Park a few minutes walking from the underground. The staff is really friendly and helpful and the dorm are clean and convenient. The free breakfast is nice, but it starts a bit late - 8.00 a.m.


77%

Room for 6 pers. is very small. Shower's also small and has poor, bad looking curtain, so the floor in the toilet was wet all the time. Uncomfortable is also lack of bedside light and socket close to the beds. The equipment is very basic. Things like: atmosphere, staff and common rooms were very nice and friendly.

  • 25th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


94%

Great hostel. Staff where very friendly and helpful. Very clean. Alittle far from the soho and Piccadilly area where most people go out at night.


83%

i stayed for one night , not too far from the train station , easy to find and the staf was very helpfull , includes breakfast, i will recomend this hostel, thanks


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