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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had one night at the Earl's Court YHA and would have liked to stay longer. Well situated for tubes, but we walked from Victoria which took a bit longer than the 1/2 hour stated on WalkIt, but that was mainly because of the interesting shops and food markets we passed. Lovely room in courtyard, adequate kitchen (which could do... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place with a good tube link into the city. The room was a pretty standard youth hostel dorm. The kitchen was a little aged but did the job with a nice terrace out the back. The staff were fantastic and very helpful offering advice and a wide range of excursions.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in the private rooms downstairs (which isn't the basement....it's the ground floor). The hostel is in a great location...super easy walk to Earls Court tube station. Or there's a bus that stops just around the corner that gets you to or from Victoria train and coach station. Lots of places to grab a beer or groceries etc so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

another poor excuse for hostel accommodation in London. I stayed in one of the basement rooms. The whole place was smelly and dirty. The weather during the summer was particulary warm and there was no air-conditioning. In addition they had not any extra fans to hand out. When I questioned this - I was told that London doesn't really experience... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 6 nights with family over New Year 2014/15. Great location and reception is well managed. Room clean and tidy, showers work well, and both lounges and kitchen are all fine. However our room was next to showers and if we weren't very tired from busy days we would have been woken up by people showering at odd times... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed there for 8 nights in room 107, room with the bed is clean, but one toilet(combined shower and toilet) is always so wet and dirty due to design failure causing water flowing from shower area to the toilet floor. Location is perfect, as it's not exactly in the city area where the Big Ben is, but still in... More 

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Bari, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The hostel is much good in general, only room wasn't like it's showed on the website, because our triple room was too small than we have imagined. Young people at reception were polite and kind, the room and common bathrooms were enough cleaned like free kitchen and other spaces. We also found clean bedclothes without addictional expenses and a little... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Good location in quiet side street off a very lively part of London quite close to an underground hub. It is clean, the staff appear helpful and professional and the showers quite usable. On the other hand, the hand washing basins are incredibly poky -their size might be suitable for young children, if even that, but definitely not for adults.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The Hostal is very central and offers a good place to stay for those who travel with friends and want to spend some nights in London without paying much. We didn't try the breackfast but it seems very good. A lot of young people and mostly very clean.

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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*
Number of rooms: 44
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