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8/10 Queens Parade, Queens Road, Hendon Central, London, England

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80%

Rating
2889 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 70%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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83%

Great hostel and value for money! Paid only 12 pounds for a 12 bed dorm with breakfast included. Only thing I found is it was hard to sleep at night as the rooms were hot in the 30+ degree weather (a rare occurrence for London anyway). Loved the privacy curtains and personal light and power outlets above your head. Also if you are staying there for a city adventure I guess it's a little far out but I was just staying the night before my flight home and the local shops were good enough.


37%

Cheap accommodation, very small cramped room with graffiti design on walls, dark and gloomy. You literally just have a bed, fan and tele and that's it. Scary and noisy environment inside the hostel, feels like you're on the streets! i only stayed for a day not 3days that i paid for as unrefundable. Awful awful awful

  • 29th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Philippines
  • All Male Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

The hostel is great, very clean and with great atmosphere. It is not near downtown, however is well located, close to stores/little supermarkets , restaurants and bars that are open late at night, and just 2 min walk to the Underground station, which is very convenient.

  • 26th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


69%

Really far away from the city center (3 hours of walking if you're wondering). A neat little hostel with free breakfast and good wifi. The beds all have 3 levels, I know that it's like that in all hostels in London and it is an expensive city, but climbing on the top bunk sucks. One more awesome thing: every bed has a personal light, two sockets and even two usb ports (loved it, no need for uk adapters). The showers were not so good, not that many toilets, but it is a cheap hostel, not bad.


60%

It was alright, the Wi-Fi worked and it was great to be able to rent a locker that even fit my guitar. But the bathroom was very uncomfortable to use, the shower curtains didn't even fit the whole gap. It is supposed to be a youth hostel, but there were a lot of older men hanging around. Felt a bit strange.


77%

The neighboorhood was really fun. We walked around a lot and it was a great way to see something we wouldn't have seen otherwise. But, it is really far from the airport and from the center of London. Just keep it in mind if you are pressed for time, we were and it was sad to lose

  • 20th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

London backpackers had a great vibe, the building as a whole was super cool. The showers weren't the best but they were do-able. The only thing is the location was a little bit away from the center of London but the tube is right across the street which makes it easy to get into London.


83%

well this is a good hostel to stay in London, clean and close to the tube of Hendon Central. The staff is really good. I mean that we've been received for the check-in by a romanian guy who was really cool and helpful for informations and as well as very funny and pleasant to talk with . The only bad point concerning the hostel is the kitchen and the room to take your breakfast that are far too small. If you're lucky, you can sit down to take it !

  • 20th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


69%

Good place to rest, but its very far from city center


83%

Was decent. Some staff were awesome and some were quite rude. 30 minute ride on the tube but only a 10 second walk to the station - not the nicest of areas though. Very clean. Would stay again for sure.


83%

Staff was awesome! Had such a great experience here! some weird buzzing sound outside that could be fixed

  • 17th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


69%

The hostel was good. Nothing spectacular, but comfortable and reasonably clean.


60%

Not the cleanest place, if you stay more than one day they wont clean your room from one day to another and also wont give you a new towell, the bathroom could be cleaner too. You have to pay for everything there, for a charger adaptor, to leave your baggage in a room, even the key card you have to pay a deposit fee. The staff is mixed with nice people and unpleasent people. The hostel is in Hendon, beetween zone 3 and 4 of London, it is very far place but not a dangerous one.


91%

I realy enjoyed my stay there! Staff are adorable, the place is very cool and there are chargers everywhere! It's not very central, but the metro is just on the corner. I definitely will recommend to my friends!


57%

Negative: bathrooms are not nice, one toilet never really flushed. Only three toilets and 3 showers for the whole floor. The room I stayed in has no table, chair or shelf. Only place for you stuff is a metal box under the beds. (bring your own locker though there are none provided!) There are three beds on top of each other. So when one moved, two other people felt it. Positive: not even one minute walking time from the tube. Beds had curtains.


77%

This hostel was great! The only bad part was the wifi only worked in the basement or in common room


80%

very happy with my stay here great price and good facilities close to the underground station also


80%

Staff was super friendly and welcoming. Wifi was great everywhere but the room. But far of a tube ride into the city but not that bad. I'd come back.


86%

Really good value for money and the staff were really friendly. The beds were great too with power points and reading lights

  • 7th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

The hostel was even better than i imagined it would be considering how much I paid for it. I was very impressed with the cleanliness and the fun atmosphere. My only complaint would be the flatness of the pillows, I had to fold mine in half. Overall, an excellent experience.

  • 5th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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