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It was nice to come across a new location for the reception, as the previous reception from a night spent there before was right on the stairs. Though, as soon as i got into the room, i had a problem. All i did was try to draw the curtains and the whole lot came tumbling down! I did go down and get a screwdriver myself, and it is a good job i closed the window, as down below was the train lines. Then i had a ' war with a moth ' though as per usual; i won in the end. Could do with refurbishment.
The hostel is located across the Northfields underground station, which is very convenient. However, the tracks are right next to the hostel building. Our sleep was constantly interrupted by passing trains; extremely noisy!! The showers and toilets were very dirty; the showers were lacking some kind of ventilation system for the ceiling was covered in mold. To all those who do a lot of sightseeing and need a good night's sleep as well as a nice shower in the morning, don't book this hostel!
Friendly staff, good location if you have a event at Heathrow Airport, atmosphere could be improve, good value for money.
As the hostel is near the metro station, it is noisy at night. If you travel by metro, it will take you around 45 minutes to go to the city centre. However, if you have an early flight at Heathrow Airport., it is very convenient to get there. The bathroom is dirty. I originally booked a 4 bed room, but they finally put me into a 5 bed room and explain that there are no any 4 bed rooms!
Very basic, the rooms are spacious but could use a thorough clean and update, very drab. Toilets weren't cleaned often enough, filthy by morning! Shower was hot and there were good transport links but they were the only positives. I'd only recommend this place if you're there for a single night and don't intend to do anything but sleep.
The staff was approachable and welcoming. I liked that there wasn' too many beds in the room which helped make it value for money. It was a relief after coming from a previous hostel that it had full kitchen facilities, compplimentary wifi and free baggage storage. I would like see the cleanliness improve as there were flys flying around the mens bathroom was not always stocked of tissues in each toilet. In and around the toilets should be cleaned more than ones a day for cleanliness. Good stay
- Novice Nomad
- British Virgin Islands
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
The Hostel has everything you might need but on the night I stayed (the hottest day of the year so far in May) the heating was going full blast in the room! Therefore the window had to be open but then the room window faces the Piccadilly Line overland. I ended up leaving at 0100 and going to sleep in my car, pity.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
The hostel wasn't the fanciest, and some might be bothered by the noise from the underground station, but the location was perfect for my layover at Heathrow, and the neighborhood was very cute.