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Central Hostel

26 Princes SQ. | Bayswater, London W2 4NJ, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
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Ranked #438 of 623 Specialty Lodging in London
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Milan, Italy
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been there for one night. The double room was clean enough and the location very convenient. The price cheap for the London standard. Friendly staff. The entrance, the corridors, the stairs all spray painted make you feel you are in a squat, and for a while I thought it could be possible... It's a pity, because the building must... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

*rudest reception and cleaning staff I have ever experienced. * hole in the ceiling= leaking roof * no working wifi *shuttle bus service is not an actual thing * dirty * fire hazards at every turn *excellent location is the slow saving grace.

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

reservation for 2 nts. on the 2nd night, i came back (1.30am)from an late eve out and found out that my bed was given to someone else. They made a mistake and had to make quickly a bed for me. the next day I wanted to speak to the manager but he did not want to speak to me. the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

I'm writing this recention live from another Ostel because the (not) lovely Central Hostel decided to move me and my 3 friends to another hostel near the street, at 3am. lovely don't you think?! 4 Italian girls who don't know where to go at 3am :)) We paid the full price for our room but only one night after they... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I stayed there only for 7 hours as I came for a concert,and I just wanted to stay somewhere nearby. Receptionist was cold as ice but I do not really care as probably he gets not so much money. I stayed in 6 dorms bed with women, and it was funny because 2 women snored as men :) The worst... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

filthy is good start for this place. We were told book in was 11am but were not able to book in until 4pm. Room wasn't ready and needed cleaning apparently. Room was dirty when we finally did get in and the cleaner came in 40 minutes later with a vacuum, we were sleeping after a 32 hr day of travelling.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Over crowded smelly room. Fire hazard. Extension leads with electrical equipment over powering power limits. Got back from pub and somebody was in my bed. Got into another bed and sheets were dirty. Did not take credit cards. Cash only. Only go here if you are desperate. Ps very few showers/toilets.

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Address: 26 Princes SQ. | Bayswater, London W2 4NJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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