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PubLove @ The Steam Engine, Waterloo Reviews

41-42 Cosser St, London, England

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1817 Total Reviews
  • 75%Value For Money
  • 79%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 77%Atmosphere
  • 65%Cleanliness
  • 62%Facilities

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The Steam Engine was a lovely place to stay. I thought the room was a bit small. twelve beds means twelve suitcases, and they all need a place. It was a bit crowded at times, but we worked it out. The beds were fine and though there were only 2 showers and toilets for 4 rooms, it worked. there was never a line for the bathrooms, which I did expect.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay despite of the outlined drawbacks. It is true that when the room is fully booked it can seem a bit crowded at peak times, and we are glad you did not have problems with that. Plus, that just means more travel friends :) ! Take care and hopefully see you soon!


They basically shoved 12 people in a room big enough for maybe 4, there was absolutely no space for all our belongings, not enough lockers. And it was the only place I ever saw bunk beds three high. It was outrageously expensive for the fact that there was no spac at all.


The bathrooms were gross and there was water everywhere. The rooms only had plugs in one area which was inconvenient. The breakfast was good and pub was great! Beds were nice and clean but were three tiered and wobbly. The lockers were very small. Great location near the London Eye and near the tube station. The wifi was excellent! I probably wouldn't stay here again.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thanks for leaving a review with us. We have improved our cleaning standards since your departure, and I am sure you would see the difference if you ever come back! We do have triple bunk beds and some people can find that a bit uncomfortable. We are sorry that some of our features did not meet your standards. We appreciate all positive and negative feedback as it helps us to improve. Take care!


I came with a friend, and bought of us thinking that spending two night in this pub was an excellent idea! We were greatfully host from all the staff, especially from Fabio one of the staff member, who really did care about our need, and was kind. The breakfast was delicious, and the room was good. But the best point of this pub was is location: so close of every best places of london. We didn't payed any public transports, everything was accessible .

  • 15th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. It means a lot to us that you had such a great time. We like to ensure that all the guests have a good time, and we are glad you enjoyed your overall stay :) come to visit if you come back to London! Take care.

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