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Hootananny Hostel

95 Effra Road, Brixton, London, England


  • 75%Value For Money
  • 78%Security
  • 77%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 59%Cleanliness
  • 67%Facilities

Property Information:

Hootananny is a lively hostel with spacious rooms in a traditional Edwardian public house dating back to the early 1850's. We offer large airy comfortable rooms and have a great reputation for cleanliness and helpful staff. We're located in the heart of Brixton with excellent transport links - a great location to stay and explore the city of London.

With just a ten minute walk to Brixton underground station, you are straight to Central London on the Tube in less than 15 minutes. As one of London’s most diverse and vibrant areas, Brixton has world famous covered and street markets, is a hub for music venues, atmospheric pubs and has the pick of the world’s best cuisine with a great selection of restaurants.

Hostellers are treated to a 20% discount on drinks at the award-winning bar downstairs that was recently crowned Best Live Music venue in London. Festival headliner Manu Chao chose Hootananny bar to give a secret show after his festival act. Hootananny star gigs include big gypsy bands, hip hop, dubstep, live reggae acts from Jamaica, ska, world music and pop rock.

A home away from home for travellers, we also offer a limited space for long term stay. Please inquire at the office upon arrival.

- Please be aware that you must show a photo I.D. when you arrive. We only accept passports or a driving license as I.D. This is a hostel for over 18's only, there are no family rooms and we do not cater for young children.
- Check in is open from 9am - 12 midnight - no need to phone to confirm check in times.
- Online bookings for groups of more than 5 are not permitted.
- We are a backpackers hostel and do not check in local residents of London into our hostel.

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  • Adaptors
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels for hire


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Online bookings for groups of more than 5 are not permitted.

Hootananny Hostel Located at 95 Effra Road, Brixton, London.
Hootananny Hostel
London SW2 1DF 95 Effra Road, Brixton
74% 1126
51.4553172 -0.1135969
Hootananny Hostel
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