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Conveniently located if you are looking to explore the sites or the London night life on a budget. The downstairs bar is good but is distinctly more enjoyable on a Friday with the contrast with the other days of the week being sharper than you would expect. Overall pretty decent value for money
To bad there were only two power point for fourteen people in one room, and I didn't like there was no kitchen which is normally the place to meet people. But at least you get 25% off the food in the bar downstairs. But because of no kitchen I really missed the sociality.
The bathrooms were shared between the entire floor. They were always dirty, with trash on the floor. The showers were also dirty, with hair in the drain. They were frozen or extremely hot. The rooms had a bad smell and the mattresses were old, was like sleeping on floor. It had no individual lights and outlets. The breakfast had a few options, but had no hot milk. The doors to the corridors of the rooms were always open, without any security. It was terrible to stay there!
Great location, but the feel of the place was not something we really liked. It didn't feel comfortable to hang out in at all. Also, the bar next door was definitely cheap with the 25% discount.... But the food wasn't worth it. We ordered 3 different dishes that we didn't like, and went to bed hungry. The staff weren't extremely friendly either. Probably won't stay here again.
Excellent location in London City, 1 minute walk away from the Tube´s Northern Line (London Bridge St.) and bus stops.
These guys know what they are doing...stayed at the one in bruges too. stay here if you want to have a good time and a nice easy stay in london
Best hostel I've stayed in london , bar staff were awesome especially Callum. Will Definetley stay again
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Stayed at 3 different hostels, this one was by far my favorite. Unbeatable atmosphere. If you are looking to meet people, this is the place. Great walking tour and pub crawl. Lounge always has people in it, bar was lively as well. Only 2 outlets in a room of 14 people, but we made it work, wifi was spotty. Close to London Bridge tube station. Best place to stay on a weekend.
Should have more places do charge inside the room! I stayed in a room for 8 people and it has only 2 points! The wifi doesnt work on the 3rd floor.
It was overall a pleasant stay. I stayed in the 22-bed mixed dorm which made it a little hard to sleep with so many people (alarms, talking, coughing) if I was to come back, I'd stay in a smaller room. Beds were comfortable though. Bathrooms weren't bad, but the 10 sec timer in showers is super annoying. I found it was hard to meet people as a solo traveler because everyone was already in their own groups. Staff was really sweet and helpful.
Great location, lovely facilities and the staff downstairs on reception are very nice. However, the cleaning staff were really rude. They woke us and others up every morning on their phones or gossiping outside the rooms, and they also barged into our room a few times without asking. They'd then stand there writing down stuff while we were naked in bed, then storm out and slam the door behind them. It was crazy and I've never dealt with that in any other Hostel. The showers were usually dirty.
Everything was how it should be.Big thanks to the helpful staff.
My only complaint was the showers, the girls one you could not regulate the temperature (wwhich was cold) the unisex shower was crazy and only had boiling or cold water. Apart from that super happy! Nice vibe throughout the whole place x
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
The Hostel was pretty good but unfortunately the staff were really unhelpful!
Great place to stay, however the wifi is absolutely not what they are advertising. Would have stayed regardless but it was frustrating walking into something you weren't expecting. Wifi only reaches the lobby (not even the common room) so there's constantly a crowd, making check in and out rather difficult. Other then that the breakfast is average, everything's clean and the locations great. Added bonus the amazing tours run through them. Awesome staff, very accommodating.
The night bus (stop right outside) was really convenient and helped get me to the airport in the middle of the night, Hostel was close to other metro stops too. The hostel's self-proclaimed party vibe held true for the most part. One thing I think could be better relayed to guests is the relationship guests have with the two attached bars (what can we bring in, what can we take from one location to the other, etc...) Also reception didn't have guides for day trips or attractions
I return to this hostel when coming to London.'Nuff said.
I stayed for a total of three nights. The wifi is the biggest joke on the planet. You have to sit in their lobby for it to work (34 people & 4 chairs). They have a common room across the hall but it doesn't reach. It doesn't reach any room that isn't directly above the lobby. In the reviews people have left they comment back saying it's "fixed" and you will be "pleasantly surprised" when really the staffs attitude and ;) faces they leave as a sassy comment is a surprise. So much for hospitality.
Great location because it was close to a lot of sights. I was a solo traveler and was impressed by the pub crawl in Camden on a Friday night, well worth the 15! The bar and food connected to the hostel was pretty good, WiFi was "under maintenance" the whole weekend so didn't have it at all in room. My two complaints would be that there was only 1 plug in a room with 10 people!! And that the showers were absolutely disgusting. I would only recommend this place for the pub crawl. :/
Great hostel. Staff are helpful and friendly. Bar downstairs is great. Free breakfast is okay but coupons can be used at the restaurant. Definitely a good party hostel.