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Astor Museum Hostel

27 Montague Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5BH, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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Ranked #157 of 623 Specialty lodging in London
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My first impression of this hostel was great. Perfect location, clean, etc. That was until i came home and found all of my stuff rummaged through and stolen. The entire group i was with in the room had something valuable stolen, including my ipad and a 700 dollar camera. The staff was not helpful at all and they were all... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is getting 3 out of 5 from me purely for location and the fact that the beds are clean, if it weren't for such a convenient area I don't know if I would recommend this hostel... I stayed here for 4 nights over summer in a four bed dorm, for what I paid to be in a smaller... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most convenient is the hostel location, near public transportation and in front of the British museum. The staff is helpful and they maintain it clean. I recommend this hostel for couples and young people.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I really liked this hostel, had no problems with it, the room I was in was nice and big, I could charge my phone, the bed was fine, the shower was great. The only negative I can think of is the people sleeping in my room was a little noisy at night while I'm trying to sleep, but that is... More

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Dallas, Texas
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The location for this hostel is amazing!! I gave it 3 stars just for that. It is a great spot to explore London easily! The only complaint I have is that as a solo traveler it was not the most social place to meet other travelers. I love going to Hostels and doing the shared rooms in hopes that you... More

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

+ hostel is located neat the British Museum, so it's right in the centre! it makes easy to go sightseeing. it takes just 5-10 min to Trafalgar Square, Soho and Leicester Square) + there is smoking area in courtyard of kitchen + staff is amazing and helpful! + breakfast is ok + pub tour and food-court in hostel before -... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

When we check in we waiting 5 mn outside the hostel. When someone leave the hostel we can enter in the aame time. After that we wIting 10 mn at the front desk. Nobody coming. So we go down to check if someone can help us, a guy come not very helpful. After some problem for the check in he... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I booked this hostel in february 2014 only for one night. I traveled from Manchester to London to see a concert. I checked in at 14:00, left my things in the room and went out. When I was back, around 23:00, there was someone in my bed. We checked with the reception and there was two bookings for the same... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

My experience at the Astor Museum Hostel was one of a kind! Not only does this hostel have a great location (I mean, 10-15 min walk to covent garden, soho, leicester square, piccadilly....), it has an awesome atmosphere. The staff are all live in which create a really cool vibe all over the hostel. Free wifi, free breakfast, free adapters,... More

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

To start, the Astor Museum is so centrally located that nearly anywhere you may want to go in all of London is within walking distance. The kitchen is well fitted which is great. I saved so much money making my own food in the kitchen instead of going out to eat all the time. The rooms are neat and the... More

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Address: 27 Montague Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5BH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn , Camden / Primrose Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Astor`s Museum Hotel London
Astor Museum Hostel London, England

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One of the oldest low budget hotels in London, the Museum has been helping weary backpackers and travellers loosen up since 1977! The location of this hostel makes it one of the best value hostels in London central. Right in front of the British Museum guests can access Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden and Leicester Square in just 10 minutes. Definitely the best central London hostel.A cosy budget hostel split across two buildings near Russell Square, this low cost hotel doesn't feel much like it. With a recently renovated kitchen, new reception and revamped lounge. There are dozens of sights located so close to the hostel, and is best hostel to visit as much of London as you can take in! Otherwise stay indoors with your fellow residents and enjoy a good time in the kitchen or if weather permits on our small terrace. ... more   less 
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