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The Walrus Hostel

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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Walrus IS well located, 2 minutes walk from the underground staton Lambert North (Bakerloo line) and 10 minutes away by walk from Westminster. Staff is friendly But the facilities deserve 1 star: - tiny showers, if they're working, and if they have hot water - no heat in our dorm: cold and humid nights - tiny stair case and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for five days on my own and had a great time. Positives are that the staff are absolutely lovely, sooo helpful and friendly, the location is faultless, the price is amazing, there's free brekkie, the pub downstairs is cool and you get a discount on a brilliant cycling tour that picks you up outside. Negatives are the... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Excellent service, super friendly and helpful. Bathrooms and kitchen area could definitely use a reno. Very clean though. Bar attached is good, free breakfast simple but good (they supply vegemite, huzzah!). Rooms nice and spacious. I stayed in a very large dorm, but everyone was very quiet and respectful, plus the way the lighting was organised meant that you won't... More 

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Cartagena, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

The place is great, next to the railway and underground station, and ten minutes away from westminster. The lower floor of the building is a bar, so you can go from party to bed in a moment. The people there is great and they are helpful at any time, and in the breakfast you can eat as much as you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I could not have asked for a more friendly welcome, even though I was staying only one night. Clinton showed me round, he was so laid back and funny I was put right at ease. Although my room was supposed to be mixed I was with 3 other girls, all very nice. The room was cosy, the beds creaked a... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A quick walk to the London Eye, really nice location in terms of nice pubs and restaurants. The bar of the Walrus is fantastic really cute and comfortable. I also loved the staff a pot of all cultures with great stories and not bad to look at :). They also were very attentive and very fun I couldn't say a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I stayed here for 7 nights, and thoroughly enjoyed myself! The location is excellent, 5min walk to Lambeth North, not much further to Waterloo, also lots of buses nearby as well. There are lots of places to eat and drink nearby, especially down lower marsh road, and just in the surrounding area. Also, when walking down lower marsh road, make... More 

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Australia
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Walrus hostel is situated in a brilliant location. Reception were extremely welcoming and helpful, particularly the Australian guy who helped me up to my room. He was brilliant. The room was clean and the bed comfortable. The noise from outside was a bit loud but nothing unbearable. My only real fault was the bathrooms. They were fairly sub par. Still,... More 

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Redwood City, California
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stayed here for 5 nights this month, the hostel is nicely located 1 min walk from North Lambeth station (underground/tube), 5 min walk to Westminster station and 5 min to House of Parliament/Big Ben/Westminster Bridge/London Eye. You can leave your luggage at the hostel if you arrived earlier than the check in time (1430). They serve breakfast every AM and... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Stayed here for one night in a dorm on the 4th floor. Location is fantastic and it's super cheap. Staff were mega helpful and great to chat to plus they have wifi and a discount on drinks for guests - a major bonus in London! There's a great atmosphere in the bar plus they have excellent taste in music. Room... More 

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Address: 172 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7RW , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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