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YHA London Earl's Court

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   38 Bolton Gardens, London SW5 0AQ, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointing. A year after my previous visit the same problems persist. While some reception staff are friendly, most just look a bit scared. None of them smile. The plug socket that didn't work and was unlabeled last year, doesn't work and is unlabeled this year. I've mentioned it again. This is an old hostel in need of a bit of... More

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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location for our 3 night stay 'doing' the art galleries in London but, if you want more than basic, it's not for you. We had a private twin bunk room with virtually no hanging space. The beds were clean and quite comfy but 'cos there was a small sink but nowhere to put toilet bag, we rested it on... More

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You know where you stand with YHA - reliable, decent standard, good staff, good price and decent clean rooms and facilities. This hostel is all that - and well worth exploring as it has a great lounge, outside terrace and patio area for seating and meals al fresco and the showers and loos are in good nick. If all hostelers... More

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Stayed with 3 friends back in February for one night and doubt I would return. We stayed in a private room which was very cramped with two bunk beds, mirror and a sink. The cleaning was acceptable but not perfect. We were under the impression we would have our own toilet but was horrified to find that the nearest toilets... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Hi, I been there for 8 days and is in a very good location. Great chicken, very good garden, cool people in the reception (except the sr at night, black man of pretty bad mood). Good showers, with hot water 24 hs, good lockers to put your luggage. When I go back to London definitely I will come back.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

There are a few things to be aware of when staying at a YHA Hostel. First, I will say that for the price, this was a nice place to stay. It was a walk's distance from Earl's Court Underground which was helpful. The rooms were clean and the people in general:: staff and fellow travelers were nice and I never... More

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Karachi, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I and my wife stayed for 10 nights in this hostel. Contrary to my limited exposure of staying in various hostels where staff usually remain indifferent towards the guests, perhaps because of many genuine reasons, I and my wife found the entire team of Earls Court, for some incomprehensible reasons, bright, courteous, caring, down to earth and the one who... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Within the first 5 minutes of my stay at this hostel I encountered problems. I got to my dorm-style room and found someone's clothes on the bed that was assigned to me. It turned out that another man had been assigned my bed. He had a receipt that had my same bed number on it, so it seemed liked we... More

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Caroline H, Manager at YHA London Earl's Court, responded to this review

Hi Carl, I'm so sorry you had problems with the bed allocation in your room, this shouldn't have happened once, let alone twice, and it seems to have got us off on the wrong foot! I'll look into what went wrong - it would help me greatly if you could let me know which date you stayed. Receipts always show... More

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6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

There are good hostels (See Circus Hostel, Berlin or KEX in Reykjavik)...and then there's just a place to crash for the night. There really wasn't a social scene here so if you're a solo traveler it's not really a good place to be. The staff are very friendly so I'd give them a higher rating but the facilities are in... More

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Address: 38 Bolton Gardens, London SW5 0AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — YHA London Earl's Court 3*
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