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Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea Reviews

111 Grosvenor Road, Pimlico, London, England

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89%

Rating
2090 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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91%

I stayed in a lot oft hostels during my Tour through England. There wasn`t ans hostel where the value for money was higher\better. You geht free drinks, towels, gold breakfest. I can highly recommend it.


100%

Without a doubt the best hostel I've ever been to, everything was more than I was expecting! Perfect!

  • 1st Sep 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Terrible mattresses and bunk beds that shake every time you move, but great staff, fabulous breakfast and free beverages. Blandest thai food I have ever had, even after requesting it spicy. The 24 bus stops right out front & is a night bus which is super convenient. Staff very helpful with tourism suggestions and information.


94%

I recommend this hostel.


100%

They are doing very well!


91%

Great hostel, friendly staff. Little bit of a walk from the tube station but hostel more than makes up for it. Also, nice to see two showers in a 6 bed dorm- I've hardly seen this in any hostel.


100%

Excelent hostel. Totally recommended


97%

It is the best hostel in that i have ever been. Excellent. The relation between quality and price is good. I'm completely satisfied.

  • 29th Aug 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

This was my second stay here, and I was again very happy with my stay. Cleanliness was good at all times. There were extra towels in the shower rooms. There was an atmosphere of friendliness and consideration for others. I liked the idea of a film and popcorn after the bar closes. Great to have the free soft drinks. Allow 3 hours to use the washing machine and dryer. Very friendly and helpful staff. I had a good night's sleep. Great location by the Thames.


100%

value for money, great place.


89%

Loved everything except the passworded wifi! Just charge everyone an extra £1/day and make our lives easier!


86%

One of my preferred hostel in London. Great staff, great facilities. There are tiny things that can make the life of any travellers easier: provided towel, soap and shampoo in the showers. The restaurant menu is good (pizza, Thai food). And you can even eat some pancakes baked on the spot for breakfast, all included. I spent a few days there between two accommodations and it made this uncomfortable situation very bearable.


91%

Staff was very kind and service was nice~ 24 bus was very useful!!! If i travel again london, i will stay here^^

  • 26th Aug 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

This place is alright, I'm not sure if it was just the people staying there at the time I was but I didn't really get a feel of easily meeting people as I was traveling solo. The staff are friendly and helpful and the downstairs bar is a nice old English pub. The rooms are very small but have lockers for your valuables. If you are looking for a party hostel or to meet people I'm not sure if I'd recommend but then again it could have just been the time I was staying there


69%

very noisy being on the main road, other than that good location, staff was nice.


80%

Chelsea is an great neighbourhood to stay in because it is a wealthier area and safe at night, however... there isn't much to do in terms of night life close by to the hostel. It is right outside a great bus route but you definitely can't walk to any good pubs or to pub crawls. On a positive note, the staff are friendly and helpful - they put us in a private room for our entire stay when they noticed we had one night booked in a 6 person room and 2 nights in a private room for no extra charge.


74%

hostel excels on atmosphere and generally attentive staff. What lets it down is the facilities. Shower too hot with no cold water, cramped rooms which are in poort state of decoration. cheap bed and bedding. Place generally a health and safety nightmare. water machine not working upstairs. No real suprise to what you can find out online so I guess you won't generally mind. Plus's are being in a cheap pub, breakfast- omelettes and smoothies to order. Free soft drinks.

  • 16th Aug 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


83%

The staff were fantastic and extremely helpful when it came to getting around London. I would most definitely stay there again if I am in London.

  • 16th Aug 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

Nice and quiet hostel, with a pretty decent location and a nice view on the Thames river and Battersea power station... Staff are nice and the Bar and Breakfast area downstairs is cool, even though it was unfortunate it closes rather early at night.. :-/ All in all would certainly visit again :-)

  • 15th Aug 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

The Finn-Olli was super friendly, like the rest of the staff as well. Breakfast good, included to the price. the location was awesome, easy to take the bus to the downtown.


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