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The Duke of York Reviews

45 Harrowby Street, London, England

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53 Total Reviews
  • 60%Value For Money
  • 66%Security
  • 77%Location
  • 79%Staff
  • 64%Atmosphere
  • 54%Cleanliness
  • 54%Facilities

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Not a very clean hostel, old and small rooms. Staff is nice young and vibrant.


Really tried to like this place. The staff seems well-meaning, maybe a bit distracted. During the entirety of our stay, only one shower at the hostel was working for the entire hostel-and it worked about half the time. The bathrooms and rooms were never cleaned, and the rooms were cramped. Fairly well located, but there´s no luggage locker-employees simplzy left our bags in a pile sitting in the corner of the bar during opening hours. Also, never got our 20 pound key deposit back.


Not the best place in terms of comfort, but ok for the price. Visually its cosy and quite central, with shops and food places around. Wifi worked quite well, theres plugs to charge devices and a pub downstairs. The facilities could have been cleaner, but its not disgusting or anything like that. Shower was weird and doesnt drain too well. There are no common areas so apart from pub and your bed theres nowhere to sit and eat/work/chill. My mattress and pillow were quite bad, should be replaced.


Everything about the hostel was great! We were able to book it the same day and the staff was very welcoming. The room and bathroom were very clean. The room featured a small locker to lock up valuables while not in the room. There were outlets in the room, but in some awkward spots. I charged my phone down in the bar while we had a few drinks. A great hostel for a great value with exceptionally friendly staff.

  • 23rd Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


For a hostel in London is excellent...


Had an great time! Staff was nice, had a few beers in the pub downstairs, and played some British trivia. The staff were excellent and friendly. We talked some World Cup soccer and had a few (too many) pints!

  • 4th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


You get what you pay for, no kitchen, no common area. The only place you can have a drink is downstairs in the bar. Which is obviously a lot more expensive than buying your own. After 11.30 the bar is closed. Which means you have to go find another place to go if you want to stay up later than that. I probably wouldn't stay there again.


Phone is wrong and mail to hostel still no answer


They do a very good fish and chips in the attached pub downstairs. It and the other meals on offer are a must for all staying at least a night, as it is 25% off the price of the meal for those staying upstairs.


The phone number is wrong and try to connect with E-Mail, but its still no response, it makes me uncomfortable.

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