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St Christopher's Oasis Reviews

59 Borough High Street, London, England

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1395 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 81%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 68%Cleanliness
  • 69%Facilities

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My only disappointment were food in your pub

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Hi, Thankyou for your review, they help us out a lot. Apologies that the food was not to your satisfaction, we do cater for specific tastes. There are many other great restaurants and places to eat around London Bridge should you not care for our own menu. We hope to see you again in the future Happy, safe Travels


I tried to check in a night early- they didn't have a bed available- that was ok- however when I went to the address- I was then redirected via a sign to a different hostel to check in- this hostel was in a state of demolition- literally. After finding myself a different hostel, and subsequently cancelling my stay at St Christophers- I was charged for my first night DESPITE paying cancellation insurance. When I emailed to question this I got no reply.


As a female only hostel, it felt quite safe and the other guests tend to keep quite clean. According to a roomate, the 8 bed dorm was better than the 6 bed because the room itself was larger. Super close to the train station that goes to and from the airport and also close to the underground, although you will probably need to make some transfers to get to the main attractions. Downside is the reception & bar is a few blocks away and you may need to hike up some stairs. Didn't bother us though.

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Hi, Thankyou for your feedback, its always really helpful to us. Really pleased that you found the location and hostel to be to your satisfaction. Unfortunately our reception is a 5 min walk away but we have a phone in Oasis which directs straight to our reception so it saves a walk 5min walk if you need anything and staff will be happy to bring you whatever you may need Happy travels St Chris Team


I have to be honest, there was a drug bust on the same alley/side street that the women's hostel is, so to have 20 police officers surrounding the area at night was a bit daunting. The other side is on the high street, so you hear allsorts until all hours of the morning. Plus a pair of Russian girls decided to come stumbling in at 4 am and woke everyone. Overall, I doubt anyone in the room got any sleep. I do wish the showers, toilers were a bit cleaner. Happy there were plenty of showers though


My fifth time in the hostel so what can I say about it? Location is very good, the underground is next to it and it's not a problem to walk 5 minutes to the other hostel for breakfast and reception. The rooms are big and have lockers and are clean and so are the toilets and showers. What I miss is a kitchen to cook but I know when I'll go back to London I'll book the same hostel.

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Hi, Thankyou for your comments, we really appreciate them. We are really happy you found your stay with us enjoyable and all to your satisfaction. We hope to see you again at some point in the future St Chris Team Happy Travels


Did not get the best feeling from the staff, especially the female desk worker. Everyone else in London seemed extra friendly except the hostel workers.


Good location, friendly staff, no lift, toilets may need to be cleaned a little more.


The counter staff gave us wrong keys, so we have to go to the village again. However he didn't say anything like sorry


Really helpful and friendly staff. Great location. The place is great for what you pay and at that location.


The Hostel is in a good location, in front of a subway station. But, there's not security. You have the card to unlock the doors, to access the rooms. About the cleaning, the corridors and other areas were cleaned, but the bathroom, the toilet needs some improvements.


excellent! really clean. though it's alittle bit unconvenient to eat breakfast. but free breakfast is really good value!!


Clean and great location. Unfortunate that reception, common room and breakfast was in a different building.


The Inn and Village are both party hostels with pubs in the ground floor. The all-female Oasis lives up to its name - pretty peaceful. I cannot say enough about the kindness and thoughtfulness of the staff. I got sick and ended in the hospital while I was there, and they went out of their way, refunding me the nights I was hospitalized (without my asking for it), watching after my luggage, making sure I was OK - they were great. I highly commend them.


The only setback was to have to carry a heavy luggage up to the highest floor in summer!:(

  • 17th Jul 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


oasis was a wonderful place to stay. extremely safe and secure. staff all very friendly. only problem was there was no temperature option in the showers so in the warm weather they were a bit too hot, but otherwise it was an amazing stay :)

  • 12th Jul 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hi There, Your reviews mean a great deal to us so thank you for taking the time to do so. We are really happy that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you again at some point Safe and Happy Travels The Team At St Christopher's


We were a group of 4 and we liked the location. We also liked the fast internet connection. However: at night our dorm got so hot bc there were 8 girls sleeping in one room with just one window that opened only 10cm(legal restriction). We couldnt leave the door open bc the lights in the hallway couldnt be turned off. When we asked the staff to at least give us a fan they couldnt help us in any way. If ur ok with sleeping in sauna conditions and high noise level(!) Oasis is the place to be.


This hostel is part of the st. Christopher's village location but in a seperate building. The building is not very nice. The bathrooms and showers are sub par. Our room was decent but the facilities need to be better. The hallways a smells like noodles as its above a noodle house. The staff was nice, and the bar down the street was helpful. But overall below average.

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Hello, Your feedback means a lot to us so thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Apologies if your stay with us was not what you had anticipated. Oasis guests are always welcome to use the facilities at the Village Safe and Happy Travels St Christopher's Team


oasis is a 3-block walk from reception, which made checking in and out with my baggage a mess. wifi was amazing, and staff was reasonably helpful despite their far location. beware, however: if you book a 2-bed room, you'll be put on the top floor where even the hallway is sweltering - slept in my undies and still couldn't escape the sweat.

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Hello there, Thankyou for your feedback, its appreciated. Staff are always happy to help guests with their luggage at any time. Unfortunately it can get rather warm in the summer time and we had such amazing unexpected weather this year. We will be more prepared for next summer Safe and Happy Travels St Chris Team


Staff are really nice and helpful. Food and bar were great. the rooms were good value for money. One complaint though - the stairwell stank of urine, don't know if it was from the alley way or what but really needs to get sorted.

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Hello there, Thankyou for you review, your feedback is important to us. Apologies for the awful smell, i can only imagine that the alleyway was used for something other than walking down that night. Our housekeepers work hard to keep Oasis looking and smelling nice so they will be horrified to hear this Safe and Happy Travels St Christopher's team


I only stayed here a night to be close to Liverpool station for my early morning train but it was a great place. It had really good vibes and had a bar and food which I would have checked out if I was staying longer. The rooms were big and so were the beds, very comfortable sleep. Bathrooms were good. Would recomend if you want to meet people and partay at the hostel rather than going out. Although the staff weren't very helpful but did their job

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