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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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14 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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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Chur
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Bayonne, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Nice hostel above a cool bar. I stayed in a 10 person dorm room which was large and had lockers. There were a few toilets and showers on each level, had to wait a short time on a few occasions but it appeared they were renovating showers on another level which should help. The breakfast was good and staff were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stayed here for 4 night at the end of June. Overall, I was pretty happy with our stay. We were in a private room looking out over the train tracks, with glimpses of Big Ben and the eye. At first the noise was quite annoying, but honestly most of the time we just slept through it. I would suggest... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

I'm staying here at the moment. It's a great place to stay and drink. I'm in a four bed female dorm, which cosy, shall I say..... Brekkie is from 8-10am, really should start at 7 as a lot of people start their days early. Would def stay here again. Oh and no lifts...

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Edmonton, Canada
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This hostel is in an excellent location and is priced very well for London. It includes breakfast (cereal, toast, juices, coffee and tea) and had a really cool atmosphere. We had booked a private room. It was small with two single beds. Not perfectly clean, but not dirty either. There was a water closet right outside our door and a... More 

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