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PubLove at The Steam Engine

2.0 of 5
41-42 Cosser St | Waterloo, London SE1 7BU, England
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Ranked #127 of 685 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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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Montecatini Terme, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Sydney, Australia
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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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Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Clean bed linen, but a worn out old pub selling cheap frozen pizzas. Bathroom and toilet floors were swirling in urine . limp bread for breakfast. You should find better for the price. Tip: unlike other hostels, you pay more ( twice the price) for booking in advance! Use only as a last resort.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

If you want to stay in central London cheap, safe and don't mind the sound of partying this is the place! Limited space, like at most places in London, this is situated on top of a pub. The bunk beds are of the three level type so you need to do a bit of climbing to reach the top bunk.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This technically is my local pub (although its also a hostel). Great selection of beers, pool table, jenga. Great staff (although if you get someone who's there just to earn some money on there travels then they can be a little slow at attending to customers). Pizzas are great too. Very well priced, would highly recommend to anyone in the... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The staff was so friendly!!!! They have a beautiful bar that has candles going at night...it's very easy to meet locals as it is open to the community. It's a very low-key hostel, so it's easy to sleep at night and meet other travelers. The staff went above and beyond to help with questions.

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