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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
2059 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 77%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

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89%

Great location, near to several major attractions (Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park, Natural History Museum), good value for money and very clean and well equipped. Would definitely stay there again.


91%

This was my second time staying in this hostel. I liked it better the first time though. This time I stayed in a basic room which means I had to share bathroom and toilets with the rest of the floor. Even though the staff cleaned it everyday the other guests weren't very considerate. The location is amazing and I always feel very secure here. Both the bedrooms and the common room are great. It can be a bit pricey but it is worth to pay a bit more to have such a pleasant stay!

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

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Hello there! Thank you for your great review after your second stay at Meininger London. We are thrilled to hear that again you had a good stay with us. We hope to welcome you a third time very soon! Your Meininger team in London.

91%

At the age of 72 I did have some apprehension about sharing a dorm but in fact staff were helpful and enabled me to find my way to various locations. I felt totally at ease secure and above all this Hostel is clean and well run.

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Hello there, Thank you very much for your great review after your stay at Meininger London. We are so glad to hear that we could meet your expectations, and that you found the staff helpful. We would be more than happy to welcome you back again in 2015! Your Meininger team in London.

100%

Great place to stay, the staff were really helpful and a good laugh, the private room we got was very clean and well layed out, highly recommend staying here if your in London!

  • 1st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hello there! Thank you so much for your awesome review after your recent stay at Meininger London! It's so great to hear you had a wonderful stay with us. We will pass along your amazing comment to the team here, We hope to see you again! Your Meininger team in London

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.

63%

The only good thing about this hostel is the location. It's all about location, right? Honestly, the atmosphere is very dry. The female staff are not very nice. One woman who works mornings was very rude towards me, and unhelpful. The male staff seem to be sonehwat nicer. This is a not a place you go to party. If you want a place to lay your head for cheap, and convience than book here. The rooms are clean, but the bathroom is very small. not user friendly. I would not recommend this place at al

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Hi there, Thanks for leaving a comment after your recent stay with us. We are disappointed to hear that we could't meet your expectations on this occasion. We are also disappointed that you found one of our staff member being rude, this is obviously not the level of service we aim here at Meininger London. We are happy you found the room clean. Best wishes, 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.

71%

The hostel was clean and the facilities offered where adequate. Bar prices were favorable. The only issue was there was maintenance going on along the corridor from my room and this commenced at approximately 8.30 am and I could here every bang and drill for most of the morning and afternoon. I appreciate such an old building requires lots of work so its not really a complaint - more a comment.

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Hello there, Thanks for writing a review after your recent stay at Meininger London. We are glad to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay with us. We would like to thank you for your understanding regarding the renovation work we are going through at the moment. We are trying our best to do the nosiest work as late as possible. Thanks again for choosing Meininger! Your Meininger team in London.

89%

This is nice hostel. Rooms are super clean and cozy. Staffs also friendly and helpful so I got lots of information from there. 2~3 metro station from victoria station.

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Hello there, Thank you so much for you awesome review after your stay at Meininger London! We are thrilled to hear you had such a good time with us! It's always nice to get good feedback about our staff, and we are sure they will be happy to read your comments. We hope to see you again in 2015! 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.

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