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Pride of Paddington Reviews

1-3 Craven Road, Paddington, London, England

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987 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 79%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 81%Staff
  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 66%Facilities

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Shower was cold. Wifi not the greatest.


It is great to sleep over the pub! You just crawl the ladder... Pride of paddington is an institution. The food is great! The location couldn't be better, just meters from underground, train to heathrow and some really nice restaurants.


Beautiful breakfast, friendly staff, great location and value, spoiled a little bit by cleanliness or lack of particularly in bathrooms.


It is a nice stay here~ I lived in a 6-girl room and made many friends there~ The location is good because it is not far from the paddington station. Also,the price is reasonable. Overall, it is a good choice~

  • 14th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Fantastic location, dorms are good.


The hostel was very good. The breakfast is worth it. Staff friendly, good wifi. Good bed and bathroom. Would stay again.


Cool hostel, the only thing missing would be a small kitchen, so long-term guests could cook instead of eating out all the time. The accomodation is cheap, especially when you consider the location, there are lockers in the rooms, and you cannot hear the noise from the pub when you are in the rooms. Recommended :-)


Very friendly and helpful staff. Not one of those fun hostels where you can meet people easily but clean and practical, good wifi. ONE MAJOR PROBLEM: The beds are a f*****ing joke. Presumably to simplify the washing of the mattresses, the material with which these mattresses are covered is extremely slippery, it is neigh on impossible to sleep decently because the bed sheets do not grip the mattress and so end up bunching up on the bed and you find yourself sleeping on the mattress directly.


Very friendly , happy staff. Delicious breakfast , staff go above and beyond.


Guys, I'm gonna be honest. I come to London once, twice a month and stay at the Pride of Paddington almost every time. It's the best value for money: generous breakfast, a decent place to sleep, and ideally located. Not even extra charges for a towel. And Lucia is an angel :)


Wonderful staff, great & cheap food in the pub downstairs & comfy beds. Only lacking a great on space (that's not the pub) otherwise it was freaking brilliant!


Beds are very springy and uncomfortable.


Really helpful staff!. Best price for money


It was clean staff was suuuuuuper friendly and I would definitely go back. The location isn't really prime for anyone on short stays looking to see all the main sights but it's close to transit and the train station which is what I needed!

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