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St Christopher's Camden Reviews

48-50 Camden High Street, Camden NW1, London, England

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2689 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 74%Facilities

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This was a great place to stay with a really friendly vibe great for meeting people and close to the tube. The street is a bit noisey at night and that might keep some awake I managed to sleep quite fine though I'd happily stay here again

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Hello hello, Thank you for your time to leave a sweet review! Nice to hear that you had a great stay in our lovely hostel. Sorry about the noise from outside we offer in free earplugs at reception in this kind of situation. Hope this point is not gonna disappoint you to come back in our hostel again. Have safe travels and an amazing time! Camden - Reception team


good to just crash at night. 10 min walk to camden central. cleaning crew is pretty efficient. no kitchen is odd, but you can buy coffee at their bar. good for short stays

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Hi there, Thank you for your time to leave a nice review! Sorry for the kitchen we are working on our chill-out room once that is done, we will put some stuff that guest can do something for them self! Have a safe trip! Camden - Reception Team.


A little more than average expesinve for a hostel but totally worth it. The location is awesome, the staff is nice and the bar is always filled with friendly people!

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Hello hello, Thank you for your wonderful review we really appreciate that! It is nice to read that you had an amazing stay here in our hostel! Our staff is always trying to make our guests happy anytime! The staff is waiting for you again at the reception and bar to have chat! Have a wonderful trip! Camden - Reception Team


The hostel was clean and well maintained. Could be improved if there was a fan or air conditioning in the dorm in hot weather. Also if there was an alternate way of reaching the reception when the bar area is busy. But generally great value for money..The free breakfast was a real highlight: a continental breakfast, but with ham and cheese as well as jam, and fresh fruit, fruit salad, yoghurt, fruit juice and cereals.

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Hi there, Can you very much for your great review it makes us really happy! It is nice to read that you had a awesome stay here with us. Sorry about the fan but we are putting them in all the rooms! Glad to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast come back soon and have it again with us! Have a great trip! Camden - Reception team


Breakfast was great, but other than that it was loud and they didn't have all the amenities that they said.

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Thank you for your review! Nice to hear that you had a great breakfast. Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoyed your stay as you expected. We are working on our hostel next time you come back you will see loads things has been improved! Sorry once again on behalf of Camden Team. Safe travels. Camden - Reception Team


Great hostel with excellent vibes and staff. Leah was a gem and smokey joe is a legend. Free laundry use is on point.


Yes i realy like every thing about the hostels i stayed the only thing i hate which is bunk beds and no carpets in the rooms

  • 15th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you very much for your review and your stay in our hostel! Sorry about the bunk, we well work on this point for in the future! And the carpet is not a bad idea! Thank you! Camden - Reception Team


Really cool hostel, with a nice bar downstairs which does great deals for people staying there. Internet worked well, and everything was clean. The showers can be extremely hot and you have no control over the heat. I was really happy with the two female staff I spoke to, but the male staff member that checked me in the 2nd time was extremely rude!!! He made me feel uncomfortable. I had a great experience here apart from the male staff member.

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Thank you for your amazing review! Sorry about the shower, we are working on the temperature do get it down. Sorry for the 2nd check-in we will check what happened and we will talk with male staff member. Glad to hear you had an amazing time with us! Safe travels! Camden - Reception team


the sink had bad smell and the breakfast had almost nothing to eat. Overall, this st christopher inn is well below other st christopher I was (Paris, Barcelona and Edinburg).

  • 7th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hi there, Thank you very much for your review! SOrrry to hear about the sink, we are working on that, if you come back in the future you will see it smells amazing:) Sorry once again! Have a safe trip! Camden - Reception team


Really enjoyed stay Staff really nice Great value for money Happy days

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Hi there, Thank you for your review we really appreciate that! We find your helpful for our hostel. Nice to read that you enjoyed your stay here with us. If you plan to come back in your hostel in the future you will see that thing has been changed! Enjoy your trip and safe travels Camden Team:)


St. Christopher's is definitely one of the best hostels I've stayed in, they have a great location between two underground stations, very near of the Camden Market, in general it was an excellent experience.


Good location close to camden tube station.. rooms were spacious


The location was the best thing about this booking. the 6 bed room has only 1 light switch, but the room is adequately sized, which means that if 1 person needs the light at 3am, everyone's closed eyes are blasted. Additionally, en-suite here means that a shower is in the room and the toilets are in the corridor. The food in the bar was good, the continental breakfast is good as well. If you upgrade your breakfast, it is served AFTER the continental (after 9am), so don't plan an early start.


Bathrooms and showers weren't great but acceptable. Bar has great food for a lower price than available around the area. Overall a decent hostel.


Great location with mostly helpful staff. Breakfast was quite good, and the discounts offered in the joint bar were good value. Cleaners were always around, which is good to see that everything is kept on top of. Common area is horribly humid and stuffy, with pirated dvd's, not the best atmosphere.


Nice hostel, has a cool bar downstairs with great pub food. On Camden high street, close to bus and metro stops.


Great place! Awesome atmosphere! Would benefit with a simple kitchen (microwave & fridge) in the common room down stairs...


Just a lifeless big hostel, bar with bunks up stairs. Not what you really want.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi, Apologies your stay with us was not what you had anticipated. Unfortunately we are not to everyone's taste. Our moto is live your life and party hard, such a shame you didn't feel the energy whilst you were staying! We do hope you will try us again or another of our hostels in future Safe Travels Camden Team


With the rooms being in the same complex as the bar - with loud music each night - you won't sleep until after 12. Free earplugs are good, but not up to the job. On the 1st night of my stay, a row started outside after 12 lasting nearly an hour, and a few people came in drunk afterwards, snoring loudly for a while. The bar can receive deliveries overnight, which can result in beer kegs rolling on the pavement at 5am too. Bring a big padlock for the under-bed lockers. Otherwise, a great hostel.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey There, Apologies for our deliveries, unfortunately these are things we cannot control. We are aware that we have music on until 12 during the week and 2am at weekends but we do inform our guest of this on our website so they can make an informed decision with all the information they need. We are happy thought hat you enjoyed your time with us and do hope to see you again Regards Camden Team


Hate that it didn't have stairs and wifi was not working in the rooms but the atmosphere downstairs and location is worth it. it's a hostel for people who want to go explore not hideout in there rooms

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi, Unfortunately we don't have lifts in Camden as we are a small hostel with very little room for these. Although staff are happy to help carry your luggage if its too much for you. We do have wifi in the rooms although we have had some issues recently so apologies for this and it is getting fixed. We all love working in Camden as we have a superb location with many things to do. You are never bored here Travel Safe Camden Team

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