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PubLove at The Steam Engine

41-42 Cosser St | Waterloo, London SE1 7BU, England
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Ranked #160 of 692 Specialty Lodging in London
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent position, really close to the Lambeth North tube station and bus stops, you can easily and quickly reach every London area worth seeing! The staff's very nice, the breakfast served every morning is essential (don't expect too much), the rooms and toilets are just like they appear in the photos, pretty spacious and nice. Lovely atmosphere overall!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Coming from a nice hostel in Paris, the Steam Engine was a bit of a shock. It's definitely a classic London pub hostel. We stayed in the 12 bed dorm, so had four 3 tier bunks in the room. My bed was on the floor and the mattress was lumpy plus the inside of the blanket kept coming out. There... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Friendly reception staff. Satisfactory breakfast. The people who shared the room with us was a disaster. They managed to get drunk people into the room with permission from the inside. Very sad situation. Too small room for 12 people.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

*Disclosure- this is the only hostel I have used so far in London so I don't know what the norm is for hostels in this area Pros: - very friendly and helpful staff - great location just around the corner from the Lambeth North Underground station which is just one line transfer from Heathrow Airport. It's also a short walk... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The staff was friendly and the bar was open late. The underground was very close to walk to, but the rooms were much less than desirable. Top bunks didn't even have room to sit up in. Only two bathrooms and one was not working for the whole stay. It was okay, but I wouldn't stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I've stayed at 5 countries and 7 hostels, and here is the best of best. good: Great location so that you can walk to Lambethnorth station in 5 min. near waterloo. Reception is great. frank and gentle english man, here. Foods and drinks are 10%off for guests. Not so loud, the noise from the bar was. bad: A little hard... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Do you still think about the staying here? PubLove is brilliant place where to be, sleep, drink or do the other cool stuff! Not far from the center, friendly people who are always willing and ready to help you and give some advice for a trip. I was travelling solo, but I felt there so comfortable and nice. The incredible... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's the best hostel just 5 minutes from Lambeth North tube station. You can't expect something luxurious when you talk about hostels, but this is obviously one of the best ranked thanks to the cleanliness and the staf f polite at all times.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The best staff in all hostels i have stayed at! so helpful with every request, great ciders, ales and pizzas too... Sunny, Julietta, Agne, Daniel you made me feel like i was at home. Thank you so much

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