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The Steam Engine

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   41-42 Cosser Street | Southbank, London SE1 7BU , England (Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been recived by Agne. We can't be more satisfied, the place, music, service and bar are great. Its a fantastic hostel if you want to have a very good time in London. Near everything, you cant be better. Great pizza and beer by the way. Best place ever!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Steam Engine is a shining light in a dark part of town, Very welcoming staff, A lovely bar and flat pool table, i had a shower and felt as clean as a whistle, whoever thought of 3 tier bunks should get an OBE, 9 in a room gives u a cosy but not crowded enviroment. I for one would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I stayed in the hostel for two nights in a room with 12 beds. The bedroom was simple and small, but clean. The service was good, the food was not too good, but ok. The toilets are quite clean, in front of the showers the floor was all wet, but I could also live with that. Although it is above... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I stayed over on Monday while househunting in London. I arrived in the evening exhausted and the staff were really friendly and helpful getting me in and showing me the hostel. I had a pizza and a beer in the bar, the pizza was fine and the beer great. Hostel customers get a discount on drinks and free pool. Lots... More 

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Gdansk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Nearly everything was equal or above my expectations. Very kind staff, perfect localization and reasonable price. Only showers may be a little bit cleaner, but itwas good enought - i've seen a lot worse :) summarizing - 5stats.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The Hostel is located right above a small pub ("The Steam Engine"), a 5 minute walk from Lambeth North underground station, 10 mins from Waterloo station. As far as I can tell, it consists of 4 dorms and two bathrooms plus showers in the dorms. Breakfast is served downstairs in the pub. We payed 12 GPB per person and night... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Location is near Lambeth North underground station, which makes the access to central London much easier than finding a hotel at the heart of the city. I must of been a bit confused with the streets in the area since there is about a 7 way intersection as soon as you exit the subway. The rooms are 3 tier bunk... More 

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Address: 41-42 Cosser Street | Southbank, London SE1 7BU , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Steam Engine 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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