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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Cancellation of the entire group:
Until 4 weeks before arrival: free of charge
28 - 14 days before day of arrival: 20 % of the total amount
13 - 7 days before day of arrival: 50 % of the total amount
6 - 0 days before day of arrival and no-show: 100 % of the total amount

Please note: Cancellations/modifications can only be requested via e-mail to: groupslondon@wombats.eu

Additional Terms and Conditions

- Everybody from the group has to have the same arrival and departure date and time.
- Guests age 16 and above are welcome, when they are part of a group and the group is accompanied by a guardian/supervisor (minimum 18 years old) for the period of the stay.
- In June and July the age limit is 18.
- Any empty beds (depending on room allocation) occurring through the breakdown are free of charge.
Payment: we will charge your credit card with 80% of the total amount latest until 4 weeks before arrival the rest is due upon arrival

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Wombat's City Hostel London

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Property Description

A safe haven in the middle of the metropolis: We took a traditional brick building with roots going back to the 1800s and set a new standard for hostel life in the UK.
What used to be sailors' lodgings in the olden days is now a hostel satisfying all needs of the modern traveler. With great attention to detail, we have created a hostel in London that celebrates the legacy of our historic building.
Old oak that was previously part of sturdy ships and churches is now immortalized in our furniture throughout the house. The pints you drink here will be served on a bar made from 500-year-old wood.

But as comfortable as our hostel might be, London's calling - and London's call is hard to ignore, given our location:
Our Wombat's City Hostel is situated in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, right next to famous Tower Bridge and Tower of London, charming markets, authentic pubs, and plenty of other historic sights.
A short walk will see you in the trendy Borough of Shoreditch with vibrant street art, pulsing nightlife at Hoxton Square and Old Street and finally Brick Lane, where some of the best curries outside of India can be found.
All other hotspots in London are easily accessible by public transport: The Underground- and DLR-Stations Aldgate East and Tower Bridge are just a stone's throw away.

After a long and exciting day in London, our hostel awaits you with a cozy courtyard, spacious lobby and womBAR. Here you can unwind and enjoy our reliably unexpected offers.
All rooms are equipped with ensuite bathrooms and private lockers.

Included as always - our Wombat's basics:
- bedding
- WiFi
- our own Wombat's city maps
- the womBAR for never-ending parties & WomDollar discount on your drinks
- a guest kitchen open to all who want to cater to their own culinary needs
- 24/7 Reception
- safe luggage storage
- rentables (umbrellas, hairdryers, adapters: everything an avid traveler could possibly need)
- coin-operated laundry facilities (washing and crying ... oops, sorry about the typo, of course we mean drying), so you can re-vitalize your clothes ;)

Our famous Tasty Brekkie buffet ensures you have enough energy for your exciting day in London. You can buy your tickets for a small fee at reception.

(Minimum age: 18.) View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.8

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 8.9

  • Facilities 8.9


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Sep 2022
    Absolutely wonderful! Great staff, very clean, and all around great vibe. Favorite part was the bar :) highly recommend!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Sep 2022
    One of the best hotel experiences I’ve had. Location was ideal, everyone was so nice in the hostel. Very clean and comfortable beds/showers. Would book here anytime I’m in london. Only downside is that some nights the bar downstairs was loud until 1am and when staying on the first floor you hear it loud and clear.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Sep 2022
    I tried to come back somedays later, and of course it was full, cause its a magnific hostel . You have a big kitchen for common use, another part for breakfast, with a good one if you pay 6L, a beautifull and big bar woth activities some days, the games as the pool , ping pong, and all are free. Also you have cleaning room every days, plugs in all the beds with usb, well all was perfect. Hope i could come back one day. Thanks wombats !
    Argentina, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Sep 2022
    Really nice hostel. Bathrooms were perfect. There is a supermarket down the street, i would recommend going there instead of paying for the hostel’s breakfast.
    Colombia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    18 Sep 2022
    This place was a great place to spend a few days in London. I really liked the bar area. It was a great place to meet other people at the hostel. The kitchen area was fantastic and the main floor hangout was super comfortable to chill. Staff was very friendly and helpful
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    16 Sep 2022
    Fantastic hostel right in the heart of London. I use this hostel when I have events in London and will miss the last train home. I love the fact you can meet people from all over the world which makes you feel like you're really on holiday. I'll definitely stay again soon.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    14 Sep 2022
    My partner and I stayed in a private room for 4 nights in September 2022, and we had a blast. The staff were extremely helpful right off the bat, helping us figure out the safe in our room and grabbing us some extra hangers. The location is perfect, right near 2 major tube lines that take you literally anywhere you need to go. We even went to visit some friends that were a bit outside the main area of London, and an Uber back was under £20. There’s also an amazing gin bar up the street.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    18 Sep 2022
    Pretty solid hostel with a cool bar in the basement area. Only downside is the location, not much around there.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    15 Sep 2022
    Great location and common area. Only downside is the mattresses feel like you’re sleeping on the floor and the pillows are so thin and uncomfortable. Other than that would highly recommend staying here
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    16 Sep 2022
    Mine was a very brief stay in a female dorm. Everything was well maintained, the bedroom and bathroom were very nice, definitely more than I'd expected for such a great price. I'd been worried that it might be a bit of a party hostel being so close to Shoreditch but it seemed very chill - my dorm mates were quiet and respectful and I didn't have any problems with noise from elsewhere. Would definitely stay again when I need a budget place in a convenient location. Friendly and helpful staff.
    England, Female, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Internet café
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2020

    7th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

  • 2019

    1st, Hostel Chain

  • 2019

    1st, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2019

    1st, Most Popular Hostels London

  • 2019

    1st, Country Winners England

  • 2019

    6th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

  • 2018

    1st, Hostel Chain

  • 2018

    1st, Most Popular Hostels London

  • 2018

    10th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

  • 2017

    1st, Most Popular Hostels London

  • 2017

    5th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

  • 2016

    1st, Most Popular Hostels London

  • 2016

    1st, Country Winners England

  • 2016

    4th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

  • 2015

    1st, Best Large Hostel Chain

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