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Dover Castle Hostel & Flatshares

6A Great Dover Street, London SE1 4XW, England (Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark)
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Ranked #164 of 578 Specialty lodging in London
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for two nights, and had an okay time. The rooms were reasonably quiet, allowing for a reasonable amount of rest. The heater, however, was pumped to the max (also on the second day, after I had mentioned this to the staff). The kitchen was used primarily by the staff, who lingered around there. The showers however are... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came to stay at Dover Castle with 11 friends and rented out the whole dorm, working out at about £10 each. For a Saturday night in London this is unbelievably good value! Rooms and facilities were clean, and a basic breakfast was provided. I found it to be reasonably quiet, and very close to Borough tube station. Staff were... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I spent three nights at Dover Castle Hostel (Sunday-Wednesday) in February in a 12-mixed room. Definitely was a down time as I had only 1-3 roommates each night. Everyone was friendly, you get what you pay for. Good for students traveling to London just needing a place to spend the night. Great location off of Borough underground stop makes traveling... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Had a great time staying here, they have a nice kitchen area, are really close to the tube and all of downtown London, and have internet that actually works. Really appreciated all of Carla's help at reception. Every hostel should have someone this competent and friendly working there. Other positives include a fun bar downstairs (with the best drink prices... More

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

If you are backpacking through Europe or just looking for a cheap and comfortable place to stay while you visit London, the Dover Castle will definitely satisfy all your needs. Besides more than acceptable rooms and showers the Dover Castle offers great services like a kitchen and lockets, plus a friendly and competent team. Not to forget that they got... More

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Pau, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Just at 5 min walk from Borough Station, 15 to London Bridge, the location is perfect in zone 1. It's a HOSTEL not a HOTEL so don't expect a 5 stars services but the staff are very friendly and helpful 24 hours. I was living in a 12 beds room and I was surprised by the comfort. I saw the... More

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

The service was outstanding, really friendly and helpful staff. Rooms are cosy and the best hangouts are held in the kitchen. Fav room is no1! Very affordable i would say. And you can keep all your cameras, laptops etc in a safety box for a few pounds. Its brilliant to have the bar downstairs :) Next time going to London... More

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Very nice are. Quick access to the most important places in London. Recepcionists very nice and helpful. We were just 2 nights but we felt there really really comfortably :) Thanks for all! Best regards, Natalia, Paulina, Basia and Krzysiek :)

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Also Known As:
Dover Castle Hostel And Flatshares
Dover Castle Hostel & Flatshares Hotel
Dover Castle Hostel & Flatshares Hotel London
Dover Castle Hostel & Flatshares London, England
Address: 6A Great Dover Street, London SE1 4XW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast
Hotel Style:
Ranked #164 of 578 Specialty lodging in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to The Dover Castle Hostel and Bar, providing backpackers and students with great value accommodation and entertainment since 1985. Whatever your circumstances, we will supply you with all you need to experience the best of London. We're located in Borough, just a few minutes walk to London Bridge and London's Southbank with close proximity to major tourist attractions, such as the Tower Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral, Southbank, Tate Modern and the London Eye. ** Lively entertainment every night, free Wi-Fi, a fully equipped guest kitchen, TV room, laundry facilities, lockers, a free luggage room, and much more. ** Longer staying guests can be set up with private rooms in houses and in flatshares, arranged via our Dover Castle flatshare agency. ** Guests can rent large single rooms or a twin room for 2 persons. The kitchen and bathroom facilities are shared. ** The houses and flats are located in Zone 2, Southeast London, typically 20 minutes from London Bridge. ** Your temporary base in London where you can stay, relax, meet, and interact. Whether you're planning to stay in London for the short or long term, we offer great value to enhance your experience. ... more   less 
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