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Dover Castle Hostel & Flatshares

6A Great Dover Street, London SE1 4XW, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Location was out of the way, but right beside a tube station. Felt like I was annoying the staff, and the breakfast in the morning was terrible. The beds were comfy and had outlets beside each bed, but the showers/toilets in the hall were TERRIBLE. The showers only had one temperature and only lasted 10 seconds at a time, so... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Nice place for the price we paid for. Clean and big rooms. The breakfast is not 5 stars, but as it is free you can't complain. And the staff is very friendly and the location is perfect. The only down side it that there is only one shower room per floor and the pub downstairs was very noise as our... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

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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Address: 6A Great Dover Street, London SE1 4XW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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