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London Backpackers Reviews

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

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75%

Rating
2182 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 79%Security
  • 68%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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71%

Couldn't regulate water temperature in the showers. The rest(but the price) was fine.


74%

It's clean. They help us to find a airport. On last day, I almost lost a breakfast, because the staff were closing kitchen five minutes before the time's close.


77%

Very nice staff, nice atmosphere. Sometimes a bit noisy in the room (12-people female room)

  • 13th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


37%

This Hostel was dirty and most of the rooms horroble! The atmosphere was not good as well.

  • 13th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


54%

I asked to view the room and pictures couldn't be sent. I wasn't able to preview the room at all before purchasing. The room was very small. There was a hole in the wall with garbage stuffed in it. I felt that the price for the stay should have been cheaper for the overall value of the facility. For a space that small and with holes in the walls the price was outrageous.

  • 11th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

To have a bed in the dormitory onthe 1st floor, and have the bathroom on the 2nd one was not really convinient. The storage under bed would have been better if a lock should have been provided, not sell. The staff provided all the information for the house within 2 minutes. As it is quite a big house, they should have shown the way up, and around to the main fascilities. We were looking for our room for long, than there was some trouble with the code, and lock as it worked reversed. Simplify it!


100%

The staff were courteous and helpful at all times. I felt like they really valued me as a customer, especially Stephanie who helped me to navigate my way to the hostel after my show ended late at night.

  • 5th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

Very friendly staff! I felt welcome. Good breakfast. Also liked the storage container under the bed.


89%

Great place to meet people


66%

For a short stay in London it's okay. But the atmosphere there is strange. Unfriendly staff in the kitchen. The beds and rooms are very good. Only 3 showers for women aren't appropriate. Location is okay.

  • 27th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

A really good and one of the cheapest place to stay in London.

  • 23rd Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Really great hostel, I was surprised the breakfast was included in the price. The staff was very helpful and responsive to my requests. Great value for money. Definitely will come back.


91%

I had a lovely stay. There isn't really anything to complain about. Thank you.


77%

We had a good stay there and its really closed to the underground. Two critics: I missed a basin in our bedroom like I know from other hostels and the music in the badroom was a way too loud for me all the time :(


63%

one male staff is simply unfriendly - takes no care and is impatient with exhausted travellers! Heating system is just not working properly or put off. Water taps and showers are terrible as the guests have to push the trigger every 3 seconds (handwashing) or 30 seconds (shower).


57%

Tiny, draughty and cold single room. Very badly soundproofed, you could hear the hand dryer from across the hall. Very nice and accomodating staff.


74%

Decent hostel overall. Pretty far outside of city center, with not much to do in the local area. The bed in my room were stacked three high, which for some may pose a problem. The up stairs common room was small, yet practical.


60%

I think it cuold has better atmosphere, better location and it was expensive expect the first week. Later I had to pay more money to continue there and I didn´t like that.

  • 4th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


77%

I liked the hostel but not the way breakfast is served. Poor hygine. The girl who is in charge of replenishing the food should not take touch the food . I noticed for example she would do all sort of things then go to the fridge, take out cheese with her hands and place it on plate. She did not wash her hands. If touching food it is a must washing hands before and after or wear disposable gloves or use cutlery. Also found hair in the jam. All food has to be covered.


80%

A good London hostel - not in the best location, or the biggest, but very adequate for a short stay.


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