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YHA London Earl's Court

38 Bolton Gardens, London SW5 0AQ, England
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Ranked #154 of 580 Specialty lodging in London
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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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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Sheffield, UK
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good option if you want somewhere cheap just to rest your weary head in London! It's close to Earl's Court Underground station, but on a quiet side road. The beds (all bunks) were basic and comfortable, but our window (original sash) didn't close properly. There are few carpets in the building, which mean that any noise is... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

2 of my friends and I stayed at this hostel from a Friday to Sunday. The whole place smells of stale air and damp. The toilets stank and looked like they had not been cleaned for months. We tried to use them as little as possible. The room was ok, very basic. The toilets and shower were just outside our... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

great place and friendly staff. quiet area of London, but still central. 5 minutes walk to underground and interner cafe. big and well fournished kitchen. bed toilet and showers clean. Staff very nice and helpful.

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

Hi Frederic, thanks for your great comments, especially about our staff (I'll make sure to pass this onto them). Glad you enjoyed your stay with us, see you again soon! More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The sign outside here states that it's a 4* hostel...I'm not convinced it is. I've stayed in a lot of hostels, some of them better than expected and some just foul. This is in between but I would never have guessed it was a YHA. To me YHAs are that little bit more expensive but the standards are higher. Everything... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I've spent a lot of nights in YHA places over the years, I'm glad this wasn't my first experience. They run a strange bed allocation system which seems to do nothing but cause distress and confusion. I was told to sleep in bed 1, there was someone in it. I slept in a different bed, came back to the hostel... More

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Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Stopped one night, just needed a place to sleep after a night out at a concert at the Royal Albert Hall. The hostel is easy to find, about 150yrds from the tube station, and a 'Boris bike' rack almost outside the front door. I found the check-in quick and efficient, room and bed allocated. Security is good, with electronic card... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

I was working up in this part of London for a few days in November 2013. Last minute accommodation, what do you do, especially if you're on a budget? My Dad has been staying with the YHA for years while he hobos round the world...I've done it in Australia and Morocco but never thought to do it here. Do you... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

It is cheap with a convenient location for my journey . The staff are easy going and where generally pleasant to speak to. The room was noisy both in and out ( I was sharing with 4 other people). The atmosphere was weird.

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Also Known As:
London Earl`s Court Yha Hotel London
London Earl`s Court Yha Hotel
YHA London Earl's Court England
Address: 38 Bolton Gardens, London SW5 0AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
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Ranked #154 of 580 Specialty lodging in London
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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