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The Great Eastern

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   1 Glenaffric Avenue | Isle of Dogs, London, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Stayed here for a few days early September last year. Excellent service, friendly bar staff and the room was great as well. Good location for getting about London on the DLR and tube. Anytime I am back in London I will be stating here!!!

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Greater Manchester, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This was a post Xmas and pre New year booking I made on account of the low cost during this period and I can honestly say, If I'm staying in London for just a couple of nights with minimum luggage, I would recommend it. Mostly I ended up carrying my luggage all over London during the 2/3 days I was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I am used to staying in hostels for short breaks, and I don't really care about luxury - it does not take a lot more than a good shower and a good bed to make me happy. Moreover, I was able to book my stay with a 85% discount for £ 7.99 a night (incl. breakfast) via another website, so... More

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Rimini, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I was in the hostel for 7 nights,the bed was really unconfortable so i asked to change with a new one but unfortunately also the second bed was completly broken and terrible so I coulden't sleep well and it's not the best when u are there to attend a course to improve your job.It's not possible to shut the window... More

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Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

I arrived here after a long travel and to be told my room wasn't ready even though I arrived after the check in time and was told I had to pay double what I was told and the rate I booked for no manager on site to solve problems so I was left 2 sort all my self I will... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I stayed here with a friend, for about three nights and I have been thoroughly impressed. The bedding was clean, staff very friendly, and location was not that bad. For paying around 15 pounds per night per person I was quite content. The location is about 20 minutes from tower hill, and 30 from westminster. Another plus on location is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

I'm currently writing this view sat eating breakfast at The Great Eastern! I stayed here with the Fresh! Backpackers company and I was delighted with the service I received. The lack of curfew meant I could arrive at 11pm and checkin was very fast and the staff were lovely. The room was ever so clean, and the bathroom spotless too.... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

It may take a little longer to get to the centre of London from here, but I liked the quieter neighbourhood. I was a little apprehensive about the triple decker bunks, but they were pretty solid, no squeaking etc. Pre-made beds were a very nice touch. The hostel is above a very nice pub- definitely not your average boozer, which... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

If you want to stay in a little, nice hostel for good price you can stay in 'the great eastern'. Good price for the room, quite clean' breafast is included (however tosts and jam are everyday). Generally there is great atmosphere, you can feel comfortable. Only1 minus - water is cold. Spending 4 days in that hostel i had hot... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

I stayed here 3 nights and had a fine time. The room was for four women with en suite bathroom. The bedding was clean and comfortable. The metal bunks were a bit squeaky, but still comfy. There was plenty of room to spread out. The downstairs lounge was a great place to review the day over a pint. The staff... More

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Address: 1 Glenaffric Avenue | Isle of Dogs, London, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Great Eastern 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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