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Barmy Badger Backpackers

17 Longridge Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9SB, England (Earls Court)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my 7 days stay at Barmy Badger in a room of 6. It´s in a nice and safe part of the London city. Great location near the Earl´s Court Underground station, just 3 blocks away. In the room you may find a big locker (enough for huge luggage) and a digital safe inside. You can also find... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

142 countries & this would be in the top 10 hostels I have stayed with staff to match plus a community feeling created by the staff, fantastic breakfast .....near the Underground to all lines, food markets, cafés with wifi, restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right next to the Tube Station. Very clean place and best part they have digital safe for laptops inside each locker. Good wifi speed and plenty of power sockets inside the room. I stayed for 4 nights in the 4 girls room with ensuite bathroom. Met new friends and good value for money. Rashmi Lakhyani

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun and casual hostel mainly meant for young people. Lots of stairs, even to get from our room to the nearest bathroom, but that didn't bother us. Breakfast was OK but only included sweet stuff for the sandwiches (jam, honey and nutella). Friendly and helpful receptionists.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 July 6, 2014

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 June 30, 2014

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 June 30, 2014

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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Address: 17 Longridge Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9SB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Earls Court
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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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