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Wombats City Hostel London

  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Property Description

Wombat’s City Hostel London opened in December 2014 and definitely sets a new standard for hostels in the UK's capital. Only minutes away from sights such as the Tower Bridge, the Tower of London and the City Hall, it's an easy walk from the buzzing nightlife of Shoreditch and next to Wilton's Music Hall; the location is just awesome for young travellers.

Not only is the location awesome, the building itself is breath-taking. Formerly a seaman's hostel, the building was converted to an astonishing traveller’s place. Featuring a huge Bar, a courtyard, a cosy hangout area in the lobby and all amenities a backpacker could wish for.

Whether you just stop in London for a couple of ales, you're a party animal and want to paint the town or you're planning an extended sightseeing and shopping trip; the new wombat's is the place to stay. All our rooms come with comfy wooden beds, private shower, toilet facilities and lockers for your belongings. You'll get a set of bed linen, a small welcome drink, Wi-Fi as well as our self-made city map with all essential information about the going-ons in town.

Wombats City Hostel London's Policies & Conditions and some useful general information:

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards (Visa, MasterCard).
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.
Taxes included.

Check in from 14:00.
Check out before 10:00.
You need a valid photo ID in order to check-in! No ID = No check-in!

24h reception.
No curfew.
Non-smoking.
Towels are available at reception.
The beds are not made.


We serve an all-you-can-eat continental breakfast for an additonal fee, just buy your ticket in the morning at reception. No need to reserve your seats.

Outstanding cleanliness!
Unfortunately not something to take for granted but we do take this seriously: we've won Hostel world’s 'Cleanest Hostel Worldwide' award. Twice.
There's maximum security with smart card access for the front door, the floors, the rooms and your locker.

Please be aware that you have to be at least 18 years old to stay with us! View House Rules

Overview

Come and rest your feet here at friendly Wombat’s City Hostel London. We were once a seaman’s hostel, so look out for our quirky little nooks and skylights – and now we're the perfect base for travellers exploring the iconic city sights. We'll even give you a free welcome drink on arrival! Get to know fellow travellers in our courtyard, comfy lounge or cool cave-like bar. Or get chatting over board games, table football or pool. Arriving late? That's no problem – we've got a 24-hour reception.

Location

Our hostel is in a prime spot in Whitechapel, close to the famous Tower Bridge, Tower of London and the iconic Wilton's Music Hall. Save your data with our free city maps to find your way – we’re a short walk from Tower Hill, Aldgate East and Aldgate underground stations. (Useful if you're spending a day exploring vibrant Brixton or colourful Notting Hill.) Nearby Shoreditch has buzzing nightlife, trendy restaurants and coffee shops for that all-important caffeine fix.

Rooms and Dorms

All our rooms (private doubles and twins, mixed dorms and female dorms) have private showers and hand-luggage-sized lockers for stowing your valuables. No need to bring a padlock: we'll give you a smart card that works for your locker and your room. We've won Hostelworld’s 'Cleanest Hostel Worldwide' award twice, so rest assured, we know how to keep things spotless! We'll provide your bed linen, so you won't need to bring a sleeping bag.

Extras and activities

Our all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet is a bargain, or if you prefer to cook, make yourself at home in our modern kitchen. The hostel's also got a spacious bar where you can chat to other travellers over a beer. There's free Wi-Fi available throughout the hostel, so you can send your mates (and your mum) the best photos from your trip. You can hire a towel from us and wash your clothes using our on-site laundry facilities, so you can free up space in your bag for souvenirs.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.8

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 9.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 Jun 2019
    Lovely place. Could do with better pillows but well worth the price. Very very safe secure and clean
    Australia, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 Jun 2019
    I have stayed in numerous hostels all over Europe and this was my FAVORITE one by far! This hostel has done an amazing job at creating an environment that fosters community and new relationships but also allows you to be completely comfortable on your own. Each night we found ourselves in the hostel bar. We ended up playing beer pong with the manager of the hostel and ended the night on one of the upper decks that overlooks the city. Only complaint: the beds in room (801) were really creaky!
    USA, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    20 Jun 2019
    I wasn’t in London for more than 2 days but Wombat was a very smooth experience as far as hostels go. The rooms are very clean and private bathroom and shower were appreciated. The staff was very friendly and informative about the surrounding area. Best part to me was the bar under the hostel. It was packed with fellow travelers and there were drinking games and just good times to be had. If you travel alone this is a great hostel to mingle! I will be staying again in a couple weeks no doubt.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    21 Jun 2019
    Pretty typical hostel experience and very decently priced for a good location in London. Other reviews mentioned that the breakfast here is good, and it is, but it is mostly breakfast sandwiches, coffee, and yogurt. Good for a hostel, but nothing to write home about
    USA, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    20 Jun 2019
    Always a good stay at wombats!!!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    20 Jun 2019
    Everything was great, except the laundry room, which had dried that could only fit 3 pairs of pants or else nothing dried
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    20 Jun 2019
    Amazing hostel! The building is so beautiful. Super clean, real good atmosphere. 6 female Dorm has lots of space and the bathroom is pretty clean. Feels like an apart-hotel. Free towels. WiFi works perfectly. You use a card to acess the building, the dorms and to open your locker, so it feels pretty secure. 5 min walk to tower bridge/tower of London. Would recommend it 100%.
    Portugal, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    20 Jun 2019
    Highly recommended!
    Greece, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    20 Jun 2019
    Loved it!! Super clean and pretty social atmosphere. Only stayed one night but met a couple cool people and they loved the hostel as well :)
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    21 Jun 2019
    Good location, good atmosphere, helpful staff. Very pleasant experience although the bathroom smelt very strongly of urine which was bearable but not pleasant.
    England, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 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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