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The Walrus Hostel

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8.7
Fabulous 2681 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.6
  • Security 8.7
  • Location 9.2
  • Staff 9.3
  • Atmosphere 8.7
  • Cleanliness 8.3
  • Facilities 8.1
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8.7
Fabulous 2681 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.6
  • Security 8.7
  • Location 9.2
  • Staff 9.3
  • Atmosphere 8.7
  • Cleanliness 8.3
  • Facilities 8.1

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  • marlieerikahooper8444
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
9th Sep 2018
9.7

Of all the hostels I have stayed in so far in the US and abroad, The Walrus is my absolute favorite. The ease of arrival view the underground, the flexibility and warmth of the staff, the old gorgeous building; perfect. THIS IS DEFINITELY A PLACE WHERE EARPLUGS ARE REQUIRED- The Walrus is right underneath an above ground train, no matter where your room is you will hear is loudly and often. About a half hours walk away is all the main sights but I also really enjoyed the Imperial War Museum.

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9th Sep 2018
7.7

Trains! The location is central but right next to trains so it makes for a challenging sleeping arrangement. The lounge area is a bar so if you are looking for a spot to relax search elsewhere. The staff was great and helpful though. The breakfast was basic but included. The facilities need some updating but were always clean.

    • 8.0Value For Money
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  • wyliemark05760
  • Canada, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
7th Sep 2018
9.7

Great atmosphere, good people solid location. Come to this hostel if you wanna have a pint with someone new and are okay with a noisy atmosphere!

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Rachelhale21173
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
6th Sep 2018
10.0

The staff were amazing and the location unbeatable. I will definitely be staying here my next time in London

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  • sdimitriou146215
  • Australia, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
5th Sep 2018
10.0

Lovely helpful staff! Great Location - can walk everywhere central and the complimentary breakfast is a nice touch!

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  • Universeoflucy
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
5th Sep 2018
9.1

A great location, only a short walk from Waterloo station. The atmosphere in the pub was great and staff were friendly and enthusiastic. Although it was quite noisey with the trains frenquently passing, we got a good sleep overall. Also the breakfast in the morning was fantastic, great value for money.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • psurio20129785
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
2nd Sep 2018
9.4

Great hostel and central. Would stay here again. Highly recommended for solo travelers as well.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • heidirfarmer7435
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
1st Sep 2018
8.6

Very helpful staff! Great location.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Mexico, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 7 reviews
31st Aug 2018
8.9

El desayuno que incluyen es bueno, tienen leche de almendra y coco. El hostel esta en buena ubicación aunque si te toca en la habitación de 6 el ruido del metro no deja dormir por lo cerca que está

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  • Anonymous
  • Mexico, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
27th Aug 2018
9.4

Super good hostel. Staff was very nice. The building seems a little old but the rooms are very good, big and clean. The bed was comfortable and there are big lockers for your luggage, they can lend you a padlock for free. The breakfast is very good but something salty would be amazing! The ensuite room has only the shower inside so you must share WC (I didn't like that). Perfect location.

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