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MEININGER London Hyde Park Reviews

at Baden Powell House, 65-67 Queen's Gate, London, England

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83%

Rating
2043 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 77%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

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83%

Comes more under the hotel/hostel category than traditional hostel. Its a good place for a short stay, basic facilities but sufficient non the less, clean, comfy bed and reasonably secure, helpful staff. There's no kitchen such as hob or fridge but there's a microwave, KFC not far. Good location and value for money, a bit anonymous don't expect to make any friends there. Keep up the good work guys.

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Hello there! Thank you very much for your honest review after your stay at Meininger London. We are glad to hear that overall you had a good stay with us! We will pass along your feedback to the team here :) We hope to welcome you back very soon! Your Meininger team in London.

94%

A great hostel central in London. I was only here for one night, therefore the facilities and staff were great.

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Hi there, Thank you so much for your awesome review after your recent stay with us! We are thrilled to hear that you had a terrific stay in our company and we would love to welcome you back in 2015! Best wishes, Your Meininger team in London.

86%

Excellent position, close to the main London attraction (Natural & Science Museum, V&A, Harrods, Hyde Park,2 min from Gloucester Rd. ( bus 74), and great connection with Victoria Station ( 211). The hotel/hostel is really busy, with plenty of accommodation from 4 people up to dormitory for 12 people, sleeping problem, Cromwell Rd, is very busy night &day, the efficient staff will provide with earplug. Rooms are clean, breakfast offer good choice, and the guys at the reception are amazing.

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Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts after your recent stay. We are glad to hear that we could meet your expectations on this occasion. Thanks for all the positive feedback towards our staff and our breakfast buffet! We'll pass along your comments to the team here. We hope to welcome you back very soon! Your Meininger team in London.

86%

Very easy and flexible for staying , we all had a great night!

  • 31st Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Dear customer, Thank you very much for writing such a nice review! We are thrilled to hear you had a great stay with us, and we would be very happy to see you again! Thanks again for choosing Meininger. Your team in London.

97%

Hostel fantastic, but missed plug and individual lights for all beds, the rest all perfect

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Dear guest, Thank you very much for your comments after your recent stay at Meininger London. We are delighted to hear you had a great stay with us! We plan on adding more sockets in the rooms and providing individual bed lights in the dormitories. We hope to see you again in 2015, thanks again for choosing Meininger! Your team in London.

89%

Quiet, clean and comfortable.

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Dear guest, Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts after your recent stay. We are thrilled to hear that we were able to meet your expectations with everything and would like to welcome you back again at Meininger London very soon! Thanks again for all your feedback! Your Meininger team in London.

97%

Excelent location, modern and clean

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Thanks for the great review - we hope you'll come and visit us again :) Your MEININGER Team

100%

Absolutely amazing, fantastic location, five star facilities.

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Dear guests, Thank you so much for your wonderful review after your recent stay at Meininger Lonon! We are thrilled to hear we were able to meet your expectations and we would love to welcome you back here. Thanks again for choosing Meininger! Your team in London.

83%

The staff was fantastic. Very helpful. Wifi was great in room and lounge, very clean. Comfy beds. Plenty of outlets. No lockers in rooms, only small ones for rent in lounge. Not the best hostel for meeting people, but great for a good nights sleep.

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Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience after your recent stay at Meininger London. It's always great to hear from our guests after their departures as feeback helps us to further improve the quality of our service. We are glad to hear that overall you had a good stay with us. We appreciate your fair comments and hope we'll have the chance to welcome you back again in 2015! Best wishes, Your Meininger team in London.

69%

Not so bad a hostel. Has everything you need and right in central London. But no atmosphere as the building shares with a scouts centre and a baby daycare downstairs so there's always people coming through all day and night. Hard to socialise in the lounge area. It could do with a proper kitchen too as the cafe is a bit pricey seeing as it's London. Solid place if you just want somewhere to sleep but if you want more livelihood best try somewhere else.

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Hi there, Thanks for reviewing us. We do understand that the mix of people who come to our building on a daily basis is not the right thing for everyone but we're trying our best to create spaces where only our guests hang out and can meet each other. We would be very happy to welcome you again! Best wishes Your MEININGER Team

63%

Good location overlooking the Natural History museum. Room was quite small, bathroom was tiny and resembled an aeroplane toilet...

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Hi there, Thanks for your feedback! You'll be delighted to hear that we just started our bathroom refurbishment, so we hope to welcome you back to show you our improvements. All the best Your MEININGER Team

91%

good place

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Dear customer, Thank you for dropping a line after your recent stay with us. We are delighted to hear you had a good stay here at Meininger London. We would be very happy to see you again this year! Best wishes, Your Meininger team in London.

100%

Very good experience. Central location near Hyde park, can walk to Natural History Museum, tube, and notting hill, etc. I got a free upgrade to 4 person dorm room on Sunday night, and turns out that I am the only one in the room. Good service at reception, secured (ID check after 1130pm), feel safe and clean throughout the hostel.

  • 4th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Dear guest, Thank you so much for your lovely review after your recent stay at Meininger London. We are thrilled to hear that you had a terrific stay with us and felt safe here! We would love to welcome you back very soon. Thanks again for sharing your experience with us. Your Meininger team in London.

89%

Tiny bathroom for eight people, and only two power outlets in the whole room. Comfortable beds and great location.

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Dear customer, Thank you for writing a comment after your departure. It's always nice to get feedback from our guests after their stay. Regarding the size of the bathrooms, we are planning some renovations to improve their comfort. We are glad to hear you had a good stay with us and that you enjoyed the location. Thank you very much for choosing Meininger! Your team in London.

100%

1st class cleanliness, comfortable beds and a great lounge to relax in and watch the world go by when the weather is miserable outside.

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Hello there, Thank you so much for your awesome review! It's nice to hear from you after your recent stay in our company. We look forward to welcoming you back to London! Thanks for choosing Meininger again! Your team in London.

97%

We were very happy to be uprgraded to a private room upon arrival! Staff was helpful, nice to have a cafe and sitting area in the main lobby.

  • 31st Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hello there, Thank you very much for writing a review after your stay with us. We are delighted to hear your feedback and that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for all the positive comments again, and we hope to see you back very soon! Your Meininger team in London.

74%

I really like the location! Very safe with lots of great places to eat nearby. With two tube stations withing walking distance, it made it very easy to get around. The rooms and facilities were kept clean; however, the cleaning staff kept remaking bed (even beds that were claimed by stayers). I stayed for a week, and I had to move beds twice bc the staff at made my bed ( even though my tag was in the name plate and I had clothes on the bed) and a new stayer thought the bed was free and took over

  • 30th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hello there! Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts after your recent stay. We are glad to see that overall you had a good stay here at Meininger London. We have passed your comment regarding the issues you experienced with your bed to our Housekeeping team. Happy to hear that you enjoyed the location and we hope to see you soon! Your Meininger team in London.

97%

Friendly staff & services. Will definately go back again. Strongly recommend. Rooms are neat and clean.

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Dear customer, Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts after your stay with us. We are so glad to hear you found our staff friendly and helpful, and we will definitely pass along your comments to the team! It's really great to see we could meet your expectations with everything. We would love to welcome you back in 2015! Your Meininger team in London.

94%

really helpful staff and perfect location! love this place!

  • 28th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Dear customer, Thank you very much for posting a review after your stay at Meininger London! It's so nice to hear you enjoyed the location and found our staff very helpful. Thanks for all the positive feedback! We look forward to seeing you again here. Your Meininger team in London.

66%

Relatively clean and good hostel - but it lacks the friendly atmosphere good hostels have that encourage people to become friends that I value most when choosing place to stay when traveling. The front desk people weren't very friendly either, and I found the tiny shower/toilet combo in our 8 bed room absolutely abysmal and more suited for a caravan. Lack of kitchen was also a massive pain.


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