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YHA London Oxford Street Reviews

14 Noel Street, Soho, W1F 8GJ, London, England

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87%

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1981 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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94%

I stayed at four different Hostels during a 12 day trip and this was by far the best one! Great location, felt very secure, very kind staff and overall excellent amenities. Will definitely stay here again if I visit London!


54%

It was expensive, and moreover they charge up for everything "extra" like paying for storage bags and for internet... it was ridiculous!... internet was not even free as they block the websites arguing that the content was "pornografic". Come on, i am an adult, i have to pay for internet and is not free to see whatever i wanted (ps: some of the sites blocked were nightours.com and tinder app) Atmosphere is very cold, people there don´t even say "hi"... feels like a church.


86%

Staff was friendly and informed. Only downside was the toilets tended to get clogged quite often and the dryers were a bit too industrial. Otherwise, a good hostel.


94%

We booked a room for three at the hostel and though we were early to check in, the room was ready and we were allowed in straight away. Everything still looks really new, the room was definitely big enough for three people and we had three lockers, a sink and two mirrors in the room, so we could easily get ready in the morning. We didn't hear any kind of noise from other people and the staff was very nice and welcoming. Bathroom facilities were excellent. We didn't have to wait at all.

  • 8th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Belgium
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Need free wifi


77%

The real draw here is the location. It couldn't be a better location! It is absolutely perfect!!! But it is extremely expensive even for London... And they charge everything, even wifi! If you have time in the city, you can find equally good hostels at half the price in good locations also. The only reason to stay here is if you have just a couple of days in the city and want to stay in walkable distance from most sights.


89%

Staff were awesome, very helpful. Fantastic location. Nice showers etc for a hostel. Rooms were quite reasonably sized and the dorm rooms are good because there's only four people to a room. Would definitely stay here again and recommend it to friends.

  • 3rd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

The only downside is the lack of free wifi. Other than that for a hostel is was great. Friendly people, helpful front desk, great location!

  • 30th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Amazing location and friendly staff. Rooms (linen


100%

amazing location and awesome staff!' best value and location if you're going to London!


69%

They have carpet in all rooms. It´s not clean for me . wiifi is not free. Bedroom is smal and tight. But good localization. Staff in the morning was very helpful.


91%

Unfortunately, the hot water boiler broke after our first night so for 2 days there was no hot water to shower with. We walked to the YHA Central Hostel and showered there instead. It was a setback, but not a major one... just inconvenient. YHA Central has a large dining area and cafeteria but YHA Oxford is a slightly better location but is quite small!

  • 25th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Great place to stay. The kitchen is fantastic. My towel disappeared every couple days but I was able to get a new one from the front desk. I wish it were closer to the tube stops but it's in an amazing location - restaurants, bars, stores, theaters, and more are nearby - and reasonably close to 2 tube stops so that is ok.


91%

A great hostel right in the thick of things in London. I've stayed here twice now and I'm sure I'll be back again. Thanks for another great stay!

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Thank you. Hope to see you soon!

89%

Small rooms, but laundry in basement and you cannot beat the location. Staff lovely; wifi not available for non-members, but I had breakfast at Starbucks everyday (two seconds down the road), and they have free wifi.


80%

Nice hostel, fairly small and with a hotel-like environment. Not much noise or party going on, which is good if you just want to rest. The rooms and bathrooms are clean and the staff is helpful. Internet works all over the place. I also found it to be in an excellent location in London, walkable distance to pretty much everything I wanted to do at the city, with good places around to go at night too.


100%

I love this hostel! Amazing location and very friendly staff.

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Thank you!!

86%

The hostel has an amazingly quiet atmosphere considering its location. The staff was very friendly, everything was very clean and neat. Great job.

  • 2nd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Thank you so much. Hope to see you back at our hostel again.

49%

We stayed here for 3 nights. We often stay in hostels, and have always been happy about that. But we would not recommend this place to anyone. We got a very small room on the top floor. The room was very very hot and damp. There is no airco and the windows can't be opened. We both had to sleep in the top bunk beds, the two other ladies 'reserved' the lower beds. This was very annoying! We always had to disturb them and the other way around. We slept really bad! Don't stay here!!!

  • 1st Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Belgium
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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71%

I stayed for four nights and it was a hotbox. The window was broken and unable to close so the air con was doing nothing. It got so bad that i resorted to sleeping in the living room and hardly slept the whole time due to heat condition of the room.


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