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Astor Museum Hostel

27 Montague Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5BH, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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Ranked #148 of 609 Specialty lodging in London
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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9 helpful votes 9 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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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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3 hotel reviews
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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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10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I only paid 12 pounds for one night. Everything was average, except one thing: the breakfast (overaverage, quite good). The location is really good. Just in front of the British Museum. Short distance walking from St. Pancras Station (if you are travelling with Eurostar) . Staff really nice. Clean rooms (clean into Hostel standards) Good in average for few nights

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Lets start with the high points. This hostel is in a great central location, the bedding was comfy and clean, and the staff was nice and helpful. The kitchen area was nice if you plan on doing any cooking during your stay. I did have some issues with the hostel. Someone in my room said they saw a rat in... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I came with a group of about 20 students and stayed between 2 rooms, staying for nights out in London. Location wise, it's not too far a walk from Russell Square, but make sure you have a map/phone. The kitchen was well kept but didn't really use it - went out for meals instead, there are a few places nearby... 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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Also Known As:
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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