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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 #169 of 609 Specialty lodging in London
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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

Sheffield, UK
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

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
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

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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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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