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Brazen Backpackers

69 Lisson Street | Paddington, London NW1 5DA, England
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Ranked #404 of 578 Specialty lodging in London
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights in the 2 bed dorm, pub below was great all staff were very helpful. The bunk bed was a little rocky but clean sheets, clean room bathrooms are a little dated but cleaned daily. As the title says you get what you pay, we had a cheap weekend in London, so wasn't expecting the Ritz. I... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The hostel room was humid and all the beds and pillows gave a wet feel. Friendly staff and standard breakfast breads,cornflakes and milk.close to Baker Street (Madame Tussaud and Sherlock Holmes museum).

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Varna, Bulgaria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Positive:The place was at a good location and also a very nearby stop for Easybus (and others) to Luton airport; the staff was very friendly. The rooms were very cheap indeed but that comes at a price.... Negative:Dust in the room, and floor was dirty; no isolation on our window (and it was very cold); beds make an awful noise... More

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Wroclaw, Poland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The worst hostel i've ever been! The only one good thing is very friendly staff and it's location near Baker street buses to airports, All written before by others is a holy truth! Dirt, impossible to take a bath, worst beds ever, cold etc. Keep away from it!

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I stayed in this hostel from 24-28th September, with two friends. Before i decided to book this hostel i read some really scary reviews, but then still decided to book it because of the location and mostly because of the price. We were accommodated in a 4-bed room. there were 2 bunk beds,they were really squeaky and the beds were... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

This place deserves to go out of business. Please contribute to it's demise by not giving them any of your money. The girl who checked me in was friendly. That's the only good thing I can say about this dump. I stayed here with a bunch of friends for a cheap weekend break. (Note to selves: pay for a proper... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Unless you are on a really tight budget, I do not recommend this hostel to anyone. Me and 3 other friends stayed in a 6 bed room. The triple bunk beds were very unstable and felt like they were ready to collapse. We had two other creepers in our room: one was a smelly man who probably didn't not shower... More

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Hong Kong, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

The walls in shower room were full of bugs(different unknown types, probably I was too scare to even look at the "bug" wall and try to find out what type of bugs those actually belonged to)!!!! I informed the staffs downstairs about that and they seemed to take no action at the end, as the bugs were always there during... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We came in pub downstairs and said this will be a good place. Then girl take us up on the third floor - filthy batrhrooms (better bathrooms at second floor), filthy kitchen and insecure, maybe dangerous triple bunk beds (Im curly so I asked to put matress on the filthy floor, they said yes)... Living room - small, with 6... More

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Randolph, Vermont
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Only worthwhile if you pay 10 pounds or less. No common rooms. No place for clothes except on floor. I do not understand why hostels don't spend a few dollars on simple things to make places more user friendly. London Hostels seem to have gone all 3 STOOGES Triple bunks now,so may be hard avoid. Try to get a hostel... More

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Also Known As:
Brazen Backpackers London, England
Address: 69 Lisson Street | Paddington, London NW1 5DA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #404 of 578 Specialty lodging in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Brazen Head is an old traditional English pub, and The Brazen Backpackers is the hostel accomodation above.We have 2, 3, 4, 6 and 9 bed dorms, a kitchen and a TV room.We are centrally located close to Oxford Street (shopping), Madame Tussauds, and 3 tube (train) stations. ... more   less 
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Brazen Head is an old traditional English pub, and The Brazen Backpackers is the hostel accomodation above.We have 2, 3, 4, 6 and 9 bed dorms, a kitchen and a TV room.We are centrally located close to Oxford Street (shopping), Madame Tussauds, and 3 tube (train) stations. ... more   less 

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