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St Christopher's Village Reviews

165 Borough High Street, London, England

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80%

Rating
5520 Total Reviews
  • 79%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 74%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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69%

I enjoyed my stay at St Christopher's - with the exception of a few of things. Our room had extremely poor ventilation and a window that could only open half an inch. This made it VERY uncomfortable to sleep in. Also, the cleaning staff were very intrusive, barging into our room while we were in it to vacuum and see if we needed clean towels...REALLY? We're there for 3 nights, vacuum when we leave! Lastly the price - its a good, clean and fun hostel, but definitely not worth what we paid.


86%

No lift which sucks when you have 20 kilos on your back on the fourth floor. Good location near London bridge station and pubs. Staff was helpful and they had free breakfast which was just mainly yogurt, toast, fruit but it was free so that makes it good.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your review, Glad to hear you enjoyed our very central location. It is always good to start the day with a free breakfast, our includes, fruits, cereals, toasts, jam, ham, cheese, yoghurt, muesli, coffee and tea. Hope to see you again soon ;)

100%

Perfect location! Nice staff, confie beds. Clean place with nice atmosphere. Nice pub on the ground floor!

Owner Comment (Hide)
So glad you had so much fun! Come back again and we'll keep the good times going!

77%

The bathrooms never had soap and lots of the toilets didn't flush properly. Staff was great, rooms were average, but had 2 power points per bed which was a huge plus! Would stay again.


89%

Overall a good experience at St Christopher's. Excellent helpful staff. Clean rooms. Good size lockable storage-even for big bags. Decent free breakfast. Cleaning staff telling off other cleaning staff while guests present isn't very professional though.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey!! Awesome to hear you like it here! We like you too! Especially happy that you enjoyed our friendly staff - it's our favourite part of the job to meet, get to know and give tips to fellow travellers. Hope to see you back with us soon :)

86%

Bar setup is very good. Real close to London and Tower bridges

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, thank you very much for getting back to us with your comments and feedback, we love hearing back from our guests. It's great to read that you enjoyed your stay here with us.

74%

Toilets need improvements. Shower pressure was too powerful. There's not enough electrical points in the rooms.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi, Thank you for your review,We do apologize that your stay with us was not that positive. We are currently refurbishing the hostel with power points for each bed. We will also pass the word to our maintenance team for the showers. Happy and safe travels

97%

The staff here make the hostel what it is. Loved it!

  • 23rd Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi, Thankyou for your review, they mean a great deal to us. Hope see you next time.

77%

We had a good stay but the facilities kept breaking down while we were there. Half of the toilets were out of commission while we were there. Was super clean though and the breakfast was decent. Atmosphere was good but the bar downstairs was never open.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks you for the review! Our bar downstairs is open everyday from 5 pm to 10 pm. Glad you enjoyed our free breakfast , Hope to see you back with us soon :)

100%

I had a great time while I was staying at this hostel. The workers were very nice and they were always there to lend a helping hand! Great hostel and great location. The restaurant attached is great too! I would definitely stay with them again!

  • 21st Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks so much! I'm glad you took advantage of all we have! Hope you can come back again soon!

86%

We stayed two separate times and the second time was a lot better the wifi connection was better and the chill room was a fun environment.

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Hi there, thank you very much for taking the time to get back to us with your scores and review, we really value our guests feedback. It's great to read that you had a good stay with us . Happy travels and we hope to see you again

83%

Good hostel, thyme have done renovations since last I stayed there so the bathrooms are a lot better. The common room could do with some comfy couches rather that just dinning chairs that would also create a more social environment instead it kinda felt like a waiting room. The staff were all very helpful and friendly and where able to point me in the right direction with what ever I needed. The East London walking tour was fantastic!

  • 21st Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello, thank you so much for taking the time out your day to give us your feedback and comments, we genuinly love to hear back from our guests. We're very pleased to see that you had such a good stay with us. See you soon !

60%

Was ok to stay just one night - reception staff were great. Cleaning staff told me I couldn't have a shower because they were cleaning the bathrooms and showers (this was at 9am so was ridiculous) Was very cramped in a room - only 1 person could access their lockers if adjacent.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello, Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry that you found so many problems during your stay. We promise to look in to the issues you have raised here. Our apologies over this matter, we do hope you stay again. Take care

74%

Very friendly staff. The wifi was changed my second day there, and the new wifi is awesome (works in all of the rooms whereas it didn't reach the rooms before). I wish there was more than the two outlets in the 8 bed room as this was challenging for everyone to share, but otherwise I have no complaints as St. Christopher's met my needs. The location is great, with Borough Market just up the street!

  • 17th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, thanks for taking the time to get back to us with your feedback, it's always great to hear back from guests. We're very pleased to read you enjoyed your stay here with us. Happy travels and we hope to see you again

83%

Good location. Satisfied in general. Not very clean and no lift

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi and thank you for taking the time writing us a review! We are truly sorry to hear that cleanliness was not up to our usual standard, it is a huge disappointment for us. If there ever is any problems we encourage our guests to come down and see us in reception, we are here to help! Please take care and all the best on your onward travels!

89%

This place is a bunch of fun. With the bar down stairs the vibe carried throughout the hostel. Laundry on the roof for free and a cool hang out spot. Wifi was decent but you can't exoect perfect. Highly recommend

  • 16th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, thank you for taking the time to get back to us with your review and comments. It's great to see that you enjoyed your stay with us here in London Bridge. Enjoy your onwards travels and we hope to see you again soon

100%

Great staff , clean , comfy.


71%

When we were there, they were reconstructing the lounge area. Wifi did not go up to the rooms. Breakfast was good. There was a power strip for every bed which was nice. Bathrooms included a blow dryer. It is located near a tube station and the Bourough Market. Be mindful that the metro closes at midnight and doesn't open till 5:30. Public transportation that early isn't reliable. Leave lots of time for travel if travels super late or super early.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, thank you for leaving us a review. The work in the chill out room is now completed and the wifi is available everywhere so if you visit us again I am sure you will be pleased. Take care and safe travel !

89%

The price is pretty good for the location, the place is very nice and comfortable, and the staff was friendly. Just the bathroom was not very good, but still ok.

Owner Comment (Hide)
hank you for taking the time leaving us a review. Great to know you had a superb stay with us! We very much look forward having you back soon again!

63%

We had a lot fun, it was easy to meet people, and a fun bar atmosphere with great drink deals! Unfortunately, we got an iPad, some clothes, and bags stolen. The lockers under the bed are not very secure or safe. I recommend using the lockers on the bottom Floor, but that is pretty inconvenient. The wifi does not work at all in the rooms, and isn't great in the lobby. Also, the water was turned off one morning, which sucked.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your feedback, we value our guests comments as it helps us being even better! You will be happy to know that we have brand new fibre optic wifi that works everywhere now !! We are truly sorry to hear about the I pad, If there ever is any problems we encourage our guests to come down and see us in reception, we are here to help!

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