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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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Ranked #170 of 623 Specialty lodging in London
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
student987 Cheshire, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
2 reviews
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
10 helpful votes 10 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

The location is very good, only 5 minutes walk from the Tube, and there're all kinds of fast food chains nearby. I slept in a 6-bed male only room in the basement. The bed is clean and comfortable, and it's steady that I can climb up and down without making any sound. You also get a locker to put in... More

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

Hi Daniel, it sounds like you really enjoyed your stay with us! Don't forget you never need to feel lonely in London though....there's so much to do where you can meet other travellers and have some fun - things like a jetboat on the Thames, theatre nights, pub crawls - just come and see us at reception next time you... More

London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

What are you going to get for a £30 per night youth hostel just on the border of central London? Not the Ritz,that's for certain but good value for money! The hostel is located a 5 minute walk away from Earls Court station which is surrounded by beautiful houses resided by the elite. I stayed here to visit a friend... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Terrible, dirty,stinks in the rooms corridors and wc and shower laundry and kitchen worse me I did not cook or wash my clothes after looking at it so imagine? The duty manager was too proud about herself as anything asked she did not ans and was rude and the checkin was donein the worse way ever.

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

Hi Edward, thanks for taking the time to post your review. I'm really sorry you didn't enjoy your stay with us and wish you'd mentioned something to me on the day as this would have given me the opportunity to rectify any issues you'd experienced straight away. I'd like to assure you that standards are extremely important to us: the... 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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A great backpackers hostel, the modern facilities in this lovely Victorian building make a convenient base for a cheap city break. Whether you’re in London to explore the attractions or just attending a gig at the nearby Olympia or Earls Court exhibition centres, the location is perfect. This west London Youth Hostel offers cheap accommodation near to the vibrant city centre. The area has a cosmopolitan feel and is close to Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, the Natural History Museum and the Royal Albert Hall - great for a weekend break ... more   less 
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