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YHA London St Pauls

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   36 Carter Lane, London EC4V 5AB, England (City of London)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Athens, Greece
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For my first ever hostel experience it was alright but the place clearly needs some refirbishments. The pros: The location is great, central with easy access to the subway and busses, right at the foot of St Paul's. It's very clean and tidy, the food's excellent and the staff are very obliging. And of course, very affordable. The cons: First... More

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Immingham, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where else can you stay in the centre of London (literally yards away from St Pauls) for less than£25 which is clean, safe and comfortable. No, it's not a hotel. Yes, you'll probably have to share a room with strangers (remember they have to share with you as well). The showers were hot and powerful, the bed was comfortable after... More

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi Ben W, Thanks for the great review. The review covers everything a prospective visitor needs to know, cleanliness, safety,comfort and price. It looks like you had a great time here and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Steve Roberts Hostel Manager More

Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a great way to stay and visit London. its basic, not expensive plenty of hot water,clean and always someone to talk with. remember to bring tea/coffee and cake with you. breakfast as much as you want and lasagna for tea,or eat out. i find it Ideal as i volunteer for lots of things in London and its affordable,friendly, and canteen... More

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi 757andyg Thanks for the review, great to hear you enjoyed our hostel and fantastic location. I will pass on your kind comments about the catering team to our Catering Manager who also does a nice line in Teas and Coffees and of course cakes!! So if you forget your own we have them available 24/7. We look forward to... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed overnight in a 6 bedded dorm which was basic but perfectly adequate as well as being clean (as was the rest of the hostel). Wish there had been ladders to get to my top bunk :( It wasnt too far walk from St Pauls Tube station but I wish the signposting had been better :) though thats not... More

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi OggieDee Thanks a lot for the great review. Looks like you had a good time here in London. We appreciate your comments about the team and the cleanliness of the hostel and my Food & Beverage team will be happy with your comments about the breakfast. Hopefully we will see you back in the not too distant future. Kind... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been a Life Member of the Youth Hostel Association for over 40 years. I needed to stay a couple of nights in London, somewhere "cheap and cheerful". And I thought YHA - Y not?! Some London YHAs don't get the best of Tripadvisor reviews, but St Paul's seems to be well regarded, and as for the location... Well, I... More

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi Radioguy, Thank you so much for taking the time to review YHA St Pauls. We love to get feedback from all of our guests but its great to get good honest feedback from life members who can also give us the benefit of their experiences. Thank you for your kind comments about the team, my team do truly believe... More

Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great YHA team all of whom are ready to provide friendly greeting, advice and guidance. Excellent value full-English breakfast to last the day, and enjoy over sparkling cosmopolitan conversation. Ideally located for exploring the City and environs (Tate Modern, Shakespeare's Globe, Borough Market and The Shard all within a few minutes walk); and be awakened by the bells of... More

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi RotaryColin, Thank you so much for your great review. Im really pleased that you found out team to be friendly and the breakfast to be excellent value. I will of course pass on your comments to all of my team. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Steve Hostel Manager More

Hamburg, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Not the cheapest place I've ever stayed, but in London everything's expensive so that can't really be helped. I really liked this place overall. Definitely has a friendly vibe, and you literally have all ages staying here, from families with young kids to school groups to elderly couples. Mornings in the breakfast room can be chaotic, but it's a fun... More

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hey Ras22 Thank you for the great review. I think you have covered everything to help prosective visitors. Its great to hear my team were freindly of course I will pass your kind comments on. Love your comment about the "FUN CHAOTIC" breakfast room. I must admit when we are busy I agree it is fun, has a great friendly... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This hostel is clean, comfortable and in a FANTASTIC location. What more could you want for the price!? I stayed 1 night whilst visiting friends in London and it is located extremely well for Southbank and the Tate. I only have 2 small issues - 1 was the group of young French school kids running around in the early evening... More

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi Scatterbrainjoe, Thanks for the review. Appreciate all the comments and the fact you found us the be clean comfortable and reasonably priced. I have taken your comments on board about the hooks and will speak to my maintenance manager this week to arragen the extra hooks. Look forwad to welcoming you back Steve Roberts Hostel Manager More

Maia, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I've stayed in YHA London ST Pauls two times. It's clean, comfortable and the staff is nice. Breakfast is a little expensive in my opinion but the food choice is great. There's no free WiFi and both times I've stayed there, I couldn't book the room online. I had to call them on the phone, read out loud my credit... More

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi Ice303, Thanks a lot for your review. Im really pleased you found our hostel to be clean and in a great location which of course we are. Wifi is available free for YHA members and comes with many benefits. Not only do you get the free wifi, you get a £3 per night discount on your stay and are... More

Northampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is the second time I've been here and I still really like it. Well priced with basic facilities in a good location. Again it was slightly noisy early in the morning and the beds were a bit old but overall very good.

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi Vixie84 Thanks a lot for coming back to YHA London St Pauls for a second viisit. Thanks for the kind comments. Looking forward to seeing you on your 3rd visit. Regards Steve Roberts Hostel Manager More

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Address: 36 Carter Lane, London EC4V 5AB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > City of London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — YHA London St Pauls 3*
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