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The location of this hostel cannot be beaten - it's a few minutes walk from Borough Market and the Thames. The security is great and the privacy curtains around each bed are a nice luxury. This place is great for couples or people travelling together, but without a communal space it can be difficult for solo travellers to meet others. I'd definitely stay here again.
No common room, so rather anonymous.
Very nice staff and comfortable beds! The privacy curtains we a huge plus! Only downside is there is no common areas (besides the bar downstairs during open hours), to hang out in, so if you're roommates are sleeping or your neighbors are snoring you have to tough it out and stay quite in the room. Other than that, great breakfast and would stay again.
The staff was great. This facility is above a bar and next to train tracks. There are picnic tables outside in front ot the bar and patrons would be out there talking until late into the night. That and the trains, I didn't sleep very well. They had a good breakfast selection.
Felt more like a bar with a hostel attached than a hostel with a bar. Many of the bar patrons were locals. Good location, except you get some noise at night from the train tracks half a block away. I dislike the door code system. I was afraid to come back too late because they change the door codes and if no one is at the bar/reception, you are locked out. I came back after the bar closed one night and was lucky to catch an employee still cleaning up so he could give me the new codes.