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

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80%

Rating
2887 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.


89%

Esta muy lejos, y llegar en metro es muy caro, la forma más barata es llegar en autobús pero se hace como 1:30 hora hasta el london eye y eso, el personal es muy amable y las camas cómodas, lo único malo seria la ubicación.


66%

the height of the bed is so that people couldn't hold their upper body straight.


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)


80%

It was the worse day in my life!

  • 25th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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)


74%

Miła obsługa i jak na pokoje wieloosobowe duży plus za prywatność - łóżka z zasłonkami, świetne rozwiązanie.

  • 19th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (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.


54%

Das Hostel ist gut mit der Underground zuerreichen (Station direkt daneben). Mit der S-Bahn mit der ich gekommen bin nicht ganz so einfach zu finden (Fussmarsch 15-20min). Sauberkeit war durchschnittlich. Badezimmer gab es nur in de Etage über meinem Zimmer. Im Zimmer 12-Bett Damen ließen sich die Fenster nicht richtig schliessen,wodurch es auch Nachts seht laut war (Hauptstrasse) Frühstück war spartanisch mit Toast, Marmelade und Kaffee. Ich würde nicht wiederkommen


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


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