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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 #193 of 644 Specialty Lodging in London
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location of this hostel is excellent, very close to museums etc. The rooms are a bit tired but generally clean and the service was brilliant - all staff were very helpful especially the (deputy?) manager who helped fix our pram tyre puncture!! We stayed in a family room upstairs with our 2 young daughters for 2 nights during October... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice staff, really clean, good luggage storage facilities and really good coffee! Bathrooms a bit small and dorm rooms really overcrowded, but private rooms are good value for money. Good location and really safe environment.

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Celle, Germany
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was okay, if very cramped for six people. The ventilation of the bathrooms next to our room was very noisy. But what I really did not like was that the common areas very really run down. The furniture in the lounges is a disgrace! Please invest in some new chairs and durable couches?!

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Bristol
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here numerous times. Lovely hostel. Very clean. Hot water always on. Kitchen available if you want to make own food. Large garden out back with lots of picnic benches. Perfect in good weather some showers need a bit of maintenance but overall no complaints. Location great. 10 mins from underground.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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12 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walls have bad sound proofing. Woke up 230 AM (!!) with lots of continuous door banging, heavy walking in the corridors (wooden floor makes it louder), and suitcases rolling and dropping in the steps at 0230 in the morning!! There is no way to open the window in our room, even the maintenance went to check and was apologetic.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

One of the disappointments of staying in a large city hostel environment is the overwhelming sense of anonymity; traveller's from so many different countries merging in one place rarely seem interested in talking to fellow travellers, helped along by the ubiquitous tablet or smartphone at the end of everyone's fingers these days; a great atmosphere killer. In contrast, you would... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The Earl's Court YHA hostel has a nice environment and is on a quiet, nicer residential street. We stayed in a private room and felt very secure and slept excellently. The staff were very kind and helpful. The communal kitchen is large, clean and has a nice sized outdoor courtyard attached with plenty of tables. Nearby at the Earl's Court... More

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Battlesbridge, United Kingdom
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We've stayed at YHA places before and always found them to be ok. But sadly not on this occasion, the worst thing being the attitude of the man who met us in reception. On arrival we went to the desk where we were initially ignored. There was no acknowledgement or even eye contact when we came to the desk; but... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

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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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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