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

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77%

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2428 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 66%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

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51%

Hostel was about 30 minutes by tube away from the city, Staff were helpfullish ( I understand that is not a word). Definitely more of a party hostel as all the people in the room around ours were constantly opening and slamming doors and yelling. Only toilets in the building on the top floor and constantly busy. Internet came and went and was unfortunately unreliable. Benefits would be price and availability.


86%

This hostel was a good value for money: clean, staff was nice and the rooms were good enough. They had own power sockets in every bed so this was great, also they has usb-sockets so you don't neccessarily need to have an adapter or Uk-charger. The only not-so-good things were that the dorms were very hot during the night, all tough there were windows open so it helped a little. Also the location was a bit far away from the city centre. All and all very recommendable hostel !:)

  • 2nd Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Finland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

Kind of far from city central.


77%

The hostel had a central area connected to a kitchen that was great for meeting people in. There are quite a few long term tennants, so people are pretty easy going if you keep clean and repect their need for quiet in the late evening :) In terms of location, it's easy enough during the day to get around but at night when the tube closes it's a trek to get home. I've onlt been to 2 other hostels before, this one is pretty good in my eyes, at least as somewhere to sleep.


80%

nice and clean hostel. the breakfast is very simple, but that's ok. it's located a bit far away from the city centre. but there are several bus stops and a tube station so it doesn't make any problem to get there. some shops nearby. and the staff was really helpful! would recommend and stay there again, it is worth its price!


69%

Good hostel, nice staff, breakfast ok, curtains for each bed, warm shower, individual light and sockets. Two main problems: far from city center and loud music in the middle of the night somewhere around. I liked staying here, but for only a weekend, it was difficult to get around city centre.


60%

I recommend this place is good for short stays only

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


86%

Really good hostel, they provide lots of information about London and what you can do. My friend and I signed up for the pub crawl for £15 and its was fantastic. Bathrooms are a little smelly but they are clean, showers you have to press on every ten seconds but they're hot so its good. The beds were very comfy, never seen a triple bunk before. It wad extremely close to Hendon central station and a few banks and great food places but that station is at least 45 minutes out from the city.

  • 23rd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

A good value for money hostel if you don't mind being a little out of Central London. It has a nice common area that's easy to meet up with other travellers, and a decent continental breakfast.


71%

It is a good hostel to stay in, good price, but is really far from the city, so you'll spend a lot on the tube. Breakfast is not good, kitchen closes at 9am, and you can't stay in the common room until 10am beacuse they are cleaning the kitchen.


74%

Easy to find after Underground. Really warm


97%

Had a very good stay here. Hostel was very clean. The beds are great - curtains for privacy, reading light, and outlets all next to you. Bathrooms were fine. Only complaint was that the bedroom was very warm at night, even though it was cool outside.


94%

I was really surprised to see that it is possible to stay in London for less than 15 Pounds/night + breakfast. Staff was super friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean... I will definitely come back if I need a cheap place to stay in London.

  • 19th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

Nice place, unfortunately quite out from city center


80%

There is no room 362 in this hostel. Sometimes the complaints will be false!

  • 17th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


74%

Clean,friendly staff, but male and female share the bathroom.


86%

Great service from the staff, well organized and taken care of. Minus: Ventilation and/or AC of the rooms, since it gets pretty hot in a bunk bed room.


86%

Wonderful location, great people. Definitely a place that made me feel comfortable and able to enjoy myself while traveling.

  • 15th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

Great hostel to visit London very close to the underground and the rooms and beds are very nice a clean. It does have a lot of long term Tennant's that are working during the day so for a lone backpacker the atmosphere isn't quite like other places but for London and for the price you can't get much better!!


83%

I appreciated the locker drawers under the beds, the curtains, the included breakfast, and the nice employee at the front desk. The price was fair for the location of the hostel.

  • 9th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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