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Bowden Court Reviews

24 Ladbroke road, Notting Hill, London, England

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84%

Rating
171 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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100%

Reception helpful Clean Tiday Great breakfast Cheap for a single in 2 bed room


97%

Muy recomendable!. Las habitaciones son grandes y las compartes con pocas personas. Hay mesita de luz y armario con llave y es todo muy limpio. Las duchas son pequeñas, pero hay barias. No hay "cocina" como nosotros conocemos, solo microondas pero las comidas son geniales, temprano, pero mucha y buena. La gente muy cordial y amable, te ayudan el lo que pueden. Buena zona.


80%

When I arrived at the reception was empty. I had to wait until another visitor let me in and then I had to wait at the desk for quite a while before anyone showed up. I arrived a few hours later than planned, but still. The place didn't have the most social atmosphere and, as a light sleeper and I found the bed to be somewhat uncomfortable. On a positive note there where large lockable spaces to store stuff, the place was nice and clean and the WiFi was good. good cheap place in a nice area.

  • 19th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Norway
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Great location. Clean rooms and facilities. Polite staff.


94%

Great place to stay, easy access to transport, supermarkets, attractions and so forth. Spacious rooms with lots of personal storage lockers. Breakfast and dinner were included and was cery nice. It is however, more of a permanent residence for a lot of people so it was hard to meet fellow travellers. Overall a great choice, i would definitely stay here again.


83%

the location of this hostel is awesome! A short walk to Notting Hill Gate station, portobello rd market and supermarkets too. The place is set up mainly for long term stays, mainly students. Because of this dorm style they offer brekky and dinner (weekdays) and brekky and lunch (weekends) included in the price. It's nothing spectacular, but good to save a few extra pounds! Although always well booked, the place is pretty dead and you aren't allowed alcohol on the premises.


74%

Residencia de estudiantes con muchos españoles. Buena localización e instalaciones aceptables.


57%

Atmosphere was dead. I saw about three fellow travellers the entire time. Breakfast didn't start until 9.30am which was annoying because I was keen to start my day well before that. Staff were not particularly friendly.

  • 7th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Unbeatable price in central London. Some hot and cold water taps had issues. Very clean room. Excellent overall.


83%

Cheap and clean. The staff is not very friendly or helpful at all though (with the exception of one blonde lady at the reception desk who was lovely).


100%

Sono stata bene a bowden court, avrei voluto aggiungere altre notti, ma purtroppo il prezzo è alto per le mie tasche. La struttura offriva colazione sostanziosa, e il weekend servivano anche l'english breakfast, gnam gnam! Poi c'è la possibilità di farsi il bucato con le macchine a gettoni, poi ci sono una sala tv, una cucina, una sala lettura, delle macchinette per bevande calde e merendine e una palestra con cyclette, pesi e tapis roulant. La mia era una doppia con armadi, tv! :)

  • 30th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


83%

Esperienza sicuramente positiva. Buona posizione, buona atmosfera ed abbastanza curato. Il personale non brillava di simpatia ma di sicuro non sono stati sgarbati. In definitiva sono soddisfatto.

  • 10th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • carlocasella2693
  • Italy
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


57%

Nohot water. Reduced meals time.


34%

when we arrived at the hostel we were told that we could not stay there because my granddaugther was under 18 yrs old. it doesn't said anything on their web page about not taking anybody under 18. The lady at the front desk was very rude and treated me like if i was a delincuent for trying to stay there with a child. My granddaughter not a child, she is just under 18 and a world traveler just like me. i contacted hostelworld but i never got a response.


97%

Only stayed for a brief night and didn't go to any common area. Location really good, in notting hill. Room was clean and well equipped in general except that my bed was really squeaky.


86%

Clean hostel, friendly staff who smile when you walk past, good location near to 3 of the main tube lines at Notting Hill Gate. There's also a good second-hand book shop nearby where I bought 10+ books...


89%

The hostel has really good location and it is not expensive. The room where I stayed was clean and tidy. I really reccomend you this place !

  • 13th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

Very nice. The place is like a uni campus. Proper clean and max. 4 bed dorms. I was in a two bed room. Nice relaxing sleep. Although there is no kitchen and only a room with 2 kettles and microwave ovens. No cups or cutlery.


31%

discrimination of disable residents is on regular basis especially females

  • 10th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

se ofrecìa desayuno y cena y el dìa que llegamos nos dijeron que era desayuno y almuerzo y ya habìamos almorzado!!!!

  • 6th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


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