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PubLove at The Steam Engine

41-42 Cosser St | Waterloo, London SE1 7BU, England
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beware, heavy luggage havers, because there are stairs. But the lovely staff helped me carry my innapropriately heavy case up. Listen people, this is a hostel, so expect it to be hostel-style - three levels of bunk beds. How else can they fit that many people in the room? But the bunk bed mattresses were comfortable, the sheets were clean,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked on booking.com and he price was much cheaper than on the website. The bar has great food and great beer, and the facility is very clean. My only criticism is that the rooms are quite crowded (triple bunk beds = no room to move/stretch).

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Thank tonydN6391EO
Ostrava, Czech Republic
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent there one night and everything was nice, except bathrooms (really small and dirty) Food was delicious - 10% discount (awesome burgers and free breakfest from 7 to 9 am including everything from milk, juice, coffe, tea to toasts, jams, butter and cereals). And guys.....perfect music playlist! :)

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Thank Marie B
London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location , nice pub , hostel is a bit crammed up .. Bunk beds are also quite uncomfortable and if u get the lower most bed its difficult to bend and get in , toilets and showers were dirty , not enuf charging points , reception is open 24 hrs thats good , free wifi .

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based on the photos and description of the place, it seemed fairly good. Upon arrival we realized that the photos they posted are mostly not even photos of the hostel! Maybe some stock photos thrown in there. Astounding. It is a small overpriced bar with 4 tiny hostel rooms crammed with beds on top of it. Beds are triple decker,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy Burgers. A good variety of beers as most London pubs do. The Steam Engine is close to the Imperial war museum and the Lambeth North Tube station. One thing we noted was that the Steam Engine did not have bourbon. There were a Few steam engine themed photos. Nice vibe. Prompt friendly service.

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Montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a hostel and more! the staff were very nice and helped create a great atmosphere! The bed was what you need and the location can't be beat. I managed to not get a bus pass (oyster) as I could walk , Get good shoes!

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Melaka, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great staff and nicely design bar which is good for customers and traveler. Make my booking date on January 2016 and staff were looking for my name from the computer but still can't find me. At last we knew the booking was made later date but they managed to let me stay in with rack rates.Which i am totally grateful... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Quite vibrant! A bit small but convenient and good value. Wasn't slap bang in the middle of town or near a station, but did the job. Nice pub atmosphere with space for computer work that was always open

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

The location is great, it's super easy to navigate to central London. However, there are only 2 toilets and 2 showers for about 40 people... so they get dirty pretty quickly. The 12 bed room was extremely small, but for the price, I would stay again short-term.

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