Barmy Badger Backpackers Reviews
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I was in 6-person mixed dorm. Secure place inside out, pretty clean, room was big so it didn't feel cramped, mattress and pillow made out of memory foam-like material so I slept well (it's a hostel so expect to be woken up occasionally by other guests), stable WiFi, and you get personal outlet with USB port + lamp. Cons: Shower really small and no paper towels in bathroom. Hostel is in Earl's Court--easily accessible to city center by train but not by foot. Floors squeaky. Nice place overall.
I loved this hostel. Staff were so friendly and treated you with enthusiasm that can be lacking in a big city. Will definitely stay again.
Very friendly staff (with a cute dog!), room was clean and spacious with a clean bathroom ensuite. I really liked there was an USB outlet at each bed.
Great hostel! Breakfast is included, the rooms are big and bright with large lockers and safes. There's a nice patio and kitchen to use, as well as a TV room. Bit pricey, but it is London. Also, very conveniently located-- about 2 blocks from Earls Court tube station. Will be staying here again if I find myself in London again!
I would definitely stay here again. The staff were so kind and helpful! They helped us pair up and share a taxi to the airport. The beds were SO comfortable (as far as hostels go) there isn't much atmosphere but it's just a 10 minute metro from Victoria's station. Great place.
Lovely hostel. Bunk beds were cramped. I hate when you can't sit up in the bottom bunk, but these felt coffin like. Other than that no complaints.
By far, one of the best hostels in London. Great location, very secure, close to all transport links and attractions. Very good free breakfast included. A few long-time tenants, no crazy loud groups, so pretty quiet. You can still meet people there, but it's a wrong place if you are looking for big party life. Beds are solid wood, good quality, not shaking or squeaking etc, with foam mattress and pillow, so quality sleep. To be really really picky, the shower cabins are a little small.
My daughter and I really enjoyed staying at this hostel. People were friendly and location was excellent. We would recommend it anytime!
Great hostel in an excellent location run by wonderful people - thoroughly recommend !
The staff is the best. I felt so welcomed and the hostel had a cozy, social aspect to it. Managing a shower or restroom was sometimes difficult but that comes with the hostel territory. They are close to the underground however once going around London I realized the location is sort of out of the way. Plus none of the bars in that area are really open that late in comparison to other areas (11-11:30). But overall I felt very comfortable staying there.
The Barmy Badger was a great hostel! The staff are all extremely friendly (including their very cute dog!) and helpful and the space is clean and well organized. The Earl's Court area is great for going both into and out of the city (assuming you are flying into or out of Heathrow, or taking a train from St. Pancras), and the Picadilly Line (tube line at Earl's Court) easily changes to all other major lines in the city.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Barmy Badger was perfect for my few days in London. The rooms were secure (lockers were a perfect size and felt quite safe), doors locked automatically, good access to light and outlets and large windows served as air con on hot summer days. Front desk staff was warm and welcoming and knowledgable about public trans, places not to miss, etc. Kitchen and backyard area were quite pleasing. Thanks again!
really nice staff, great location and clean rooms. Only the doors and walls are so thin that u can hear everything and people are moving all night to the bathroom etc.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 25-30
- (1 review)
One of the best hostels I've ever stayed at... Amazing location (15 minute walk from hyde park and a 5 minute walk from nearest tube station) and extremely polite and helpful staff... Thank you for everything guys, hope to be back soon!
Exceptional staff always ready to assist. Close to things, lovely accommodating place .
The room was quite small, but the location is excellent. Also friendly staff. Would absolutely recommend this hostel.
The actual best hostel I ever stayed in. :)
Very good stay at the barmy badger. Staff were lovely, very relaxed vibe. A lot of long term borders so a bit more quiet at night then other hostels I've stayed in.
Had a great stay here. Very close to the tube which made getting to the airport super easy. The staff were lovely and very helpful. One of the cleanest hostels I've stayed in, and very comfortable beds!
Best location. Staff was very cooperative and friendly.