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Barmy Badger Backpackers

17 Longridge Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9SB, England (Earls Court)
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Ranked #62 of 619 Specialty lodging in London
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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11 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We payed 70 pound for 1 night in a double room. So we expected a lovely stay. Unfortunately it was not. We had to make our on beds, we slept in a bunk bed and the room was really small and hot. The shared rooms (living and bad room) are messy and not looked after. There even is a toilet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here during my Europe backpacking trip. The receptionists were friendly and helpful, even assisting me to call for a cab during the April 2014 tube strike when I had to catch an early flight. Breakfast was good with a hearty spread of fruits, jams, cereals, bread, and coffee/tea. The toilets, dorms, and dorm-lockers were clean. Just a 5 min... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Barmy badgers for 4 nights at the start of June and I was happy with my choice! My partner and I got a double room which ended up.on the top floor, and while it was a bit of a small room, the bed was comfortable and large, and there was a cupboard and a sink. We just... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in a double room recently and overall was pretty happy with the accommodation, especially after what I had heard about London's backpackers. Our room was up on the 5th floor, with a shared bathroom. The room had a double adapter with usb so charging was easy. The room was cleaned daily. Staff were friendly and helpful and used... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I stayed in London for 7 days very recently and enjoyed staying at the Barmy Badger very much. A light breakfast of toast,cereals and fruit is provided which is very nice. The room that I was in was smallish but had en suite shower,roomy lockers,welcoming staff including one who lives in the hostel. There are several people that are long... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We booked a dorm for 4 as the doubles were sold and were wonderfully surprised by the hostel and the experience. Excellent location on a quiet street in Earls Court. Our room, 55 steps (!!) up from the street was at the back of the building, overlooking the gardens of the houses behind. It was a nice, calming view, with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed this place,". It was somewhat easy to get into London, the front staff were really nice, it has quite a homey-feel, the breakfast was a plus and the rooms were quite reasonable. What I didn't like however was the maid. She hasn't been anything close to nice, and okay well sure shrug it off maybe she isn't... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I love this place. Great location close to everything including 24h tesco. The beds are sturdy and comfortable. We had a private bathroom in the dorm with shower, toilet, and sink which was great, and most of all nice and clean. There is really nice tv room and patio to relax after a day of adventure. There is a fully... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Brilliant location (close to tube, buses, night buses and walking distance to v&a, Hyde park, Kensington high st) Friendly and very helpful staff Well equipped kitchen and good basic breakfast. Plenty of fridge and cupboard space to keep your own food. Cool backyard patio to eat at during sunny weather! Okay bedrooms (weird plastic mattresses) with big lockable lockers and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

an very friendly and homely hostel. the patrons are welcoming and hospitable. it's located right near earl's court station which is extremely comfortable. the facilities are clean and there's never a line to the bathroom. since half the visitors are actually staying there for an extended period, they maintain the very cool and relaxed atmosphere. (march 2014)

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Address: 17 Longridge Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9SB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Earls Court
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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The Barmy Badger (of "The Badger") is a small, friendly Backpackers hostel in Earls Court. The Badger is unique in that we are the only hostel in London that has dogs who come in during the daytime 3 days a week! The Badger has just been refurbished during January and February 2013 which has included new bathrooms and the installation of laptop safes in a locker for EVERY guest. We have 6 and 4 person dorms, plus twin and double rooms. The price includes FREE breakfast (toast, cereal, fruit), FREE 100 mgb WiFi and all day tea and coffee. There is a fully equipped kitchen, a tv room with cable tv and book exchange, a back garden with picnic tables and bbq area. ... more   less 
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