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The Walrus Hostel

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172 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7RW , England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great service, friendly staff, good beer. Made me fill at home during my lengthy stay. Fantastic pace to meet people and in a central location. London eye and Southbank are literally a 5-minute walk. Fantastic little restaurants and a street market nearby as well. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

nice place to stay! very friendly staff! and excellent service. Yes you can hear the trains, but that did not bother me! The breakfast wasnice clean and simple. What more do you need? This wil make your stay in London amazing!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hostel for meeting people! Upon arrival, staff were very friendly and helped as much as possible. Not going to lie, the Waterloo train station is right out the window and extremely loud. The only time the trains aren't running is from 1am-5am then the noise starts the whole day. Showers didn't have hooks for the heads, had to hold... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location close to train and underground stations and landmarks as London Eye. Perhaps not the best beds but still okay for a hostel. Very helpful and friendly staff and the pub at the first floor, open to anyone, is great. A super libanese kebab place is a few blocks away.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Conveniently located about 5 minutes from the Lambeth North Station and 10 minutes from the London Eye. I really liked that on the first floor there is a bar where both locals and people from the hostel can enjoy a drink together. If you are staying at the hostel enjoy 15% off all drinks. Wi-fi although free was very spotty,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The location of the hostel was good, but I found the rooms to be a little bit cramped. It was noisy at night and I always found myself waiting for a good shower. The kitchen wasn't the cleanest either.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the best hostels I've ever stayed at. Nice place with great location. Thought the trains would be a problem but I didn't notice them from our room. Great place to go if you want to meet new people and have a great time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

If you are looking for a place to meet a lot of other travellers, this is your hostel! The pub downstairs is super comfortable and it's a meeting point for everyone that stays in the hostel. The rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable as well. The staff was very friendly and always ready to give me great recommendations. Will definitely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My friend and I had 1 night in London on our way to Italy and stayed at the Walrus Hostel in a 4 bed female dorm. It was our 1st time staying in a hostel anywhere and I was pleasantly surprised (especially as "horror stories" about hostels are rampant). - Free breakfast was simple, but filling (toast, juice, coffee, cereal).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The Walrus Hostel, is the best place to stay in London. Great location, great room and very great pub. We arrived very late (2:30 am) but the personal was very helpfull with a lots of advise, I will back so soon with family or friends in this social hostel.

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