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Arsenal Tavern Hostel

175 Blackstock Road, London N4 2JS, England
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
63 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I decided not to stay in the hoster again. Though the price of staying is cheap, there were some negative moments. Rooms are cold, blankets are thin. And the water in the shower can stop suddenly. Then you should wait for another portion of water for 10 minutes (as a clerk told me). And the location is pretty sad.

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Cesena, Italy
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Dirty, terribly smelly and old facility. It seriously needs proper refurbishment. I stayed in a 11 bedroom female dorm for 4 nights and I can't really say it was a nice experience: room was too small, always messy because of so many people and luggages around, totally lacking of privacy (but that wasn't a huge problem for me cause I... More 

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Maribor, Slovenia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We stay here for weekend. It was good, no complaining. But still breakfast need improvment, the toilets are terrible, too small, showers are also needing lot of improvment. Room provides you with avarege sleep. Then becouse of some grouš of people they throw us out even soo we didnt do nothing wrong. So stupid menegment or what can i say... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I spent there two nights and fortunately only two.. Overall the atmosphere seems nice specially in the pub and common room below. The rest,not at all. Just some facts I'll write down here: Rooms are creepy somewhere the plaster was falling down,mattresses are too tiny easily feeling the metal frame. Secondly we had a fan for heating running all night... More 

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I actually had a very nice stay here. I'm used to the average hostel standard, and this was just as good as the price gives impression of. I was actually pleasantly surprised, concidered the horrible ratings below. The room was quiet and the beds so good (slept like a baby). Even though the showers were more like boiling high pressure... More 

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Rio Claro, SP
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13 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It's a very cheap hostel. However the bathrooms and bedrooms smells bad. There's some kitchen facilities like a microwave and a refrigerator. Very close to underground and a bus stop. If want one of the cheapests places, you find it. If you can afford a little more, i advice to get a clean one.

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Louisville, Kentucky
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We found our 9-person room cheap online, and snatched the deal when we saw it came with a private bathroom. We stayed at Arsenal for four nights, and we weren't disappointed. The room was cleaner than I expected, even our bathroom wasn't too bad. Mattresses were thin, but then again it was a hostel, and the bunk beds were three... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is the best bang for the wee buck…don't expect much. Good stuff: great hardworking staff. Clean linen, peaceful rooms: Locker included with good lock (no pad lock required), brekkie included (very basic of course, coffee/tea/bread/butter/jam/cornflakes/milk) The hostel is pretty near the Tube. Trip to downtown 30 mins. Food stores & cafes just there. Bad stuff: the men´s shower is... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

London is not famous for awesome hostels but this one is not even half acceptable. Just to name a few things: there was a mouse in our dorm, i went to let the receptionist know and said i don't want to cause trouble but maybe they should do something about it. Of course nothing was done, he didn't even offer... More 

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Pros: - nice, safe, working class neighbourhood, plenty of cute/cozy cafés, restaurants + cheap grocery - plenty of couches to lounge around in common room, 2 pool tables, tv - fridge, free coffee/tea, microwave + free breakfast - en suite in female dorm - free use of small lockers in room Cons - female 12p dorm was stuffy, I'm sure... More 

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Address: 175 Blackstock Road, London N4 2JS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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