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Piccadilly Backpackers Hostel

12 Sherwood Street | Piccadilly Circus, London W1F 6BR, England
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Monterrey, Mexico
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40 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was not too bad for a hostel but they can improve. Prices are ok but it can be cheaper. The facilities can be cleaned better. But is has a great great location in London. Near shops, museums and tourist places.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is all about location just a stone throwaway from piccadilly circus and the main theatres. Close to covent garden too. In regards to the rooms.... well they are spacious but not very clean and people make lots of noise at night which makes it hard to sleep. Breakfast is not included and be sure to bring a lock... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Literally! Our bed had fleas in it so we had to be moved from the room. The heating was on full blast and the window opened only a little bit. Towels cost extra, as did bedding. If you're body conscious, then showering with a bunch of naked men isn't for you, (thankfully I'm not). Actually there's a lot of naked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I stayed in July 2012 during the Olympics and it is in the best location you can imagine! Piccadilly circus, tube, soho just a few stones away from it. Ugly rooms, but they changed me immediately as I complained all the all men room they gave me and changed me to a 4 girls room....during the Olympics! Plus the room... More 

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Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

You get what you pay for and this certainly applies here. This is for people who are on a budget and only need a place to rest their heads when they are not out exploring the city. If this is what you plan on doing this place should suit you fine. I think people often have their expectations to high... More 

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County Laois, Ireland
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

So central and so cheap and to be fair for what you Pay you get a pretty sweet deal. Location is perfect you can literally ramble on to Oxford street and the tube station is a stones throw away (: cafes nightlife and resteraunts surround the dungeon that is the hostle. Rooms are basic, beds are awful, you are given... More 

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Middle East
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

stayed in December 2012 well as a location and price i cant add its perfect however the rooms is old so many doors and misleading stairs , i have entered by mistake to a back stairs and got the door locked there was so many people from different nationalities looks the place is favorite due to its budget price 12... More 

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La Rochelle, France
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Hostel with good atmodphere. We were 4 so we took a room with 4 beds. Our room was cleaned but not so illuminated, without charm. The location is however perfect (for Soho quarter, shopping...) and price ok for London.

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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

london is very expensive. this hostel is a great alternative for people that wish to see the city on a tight budget. the place is good for young people and students. the rooms and the beds are not in a good condition. despite of all that i will still go back because of the cheep price and the amazing location.

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127 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This hostel is just okay - it has the bare essentials but nothing more than that. The rooms are very plain and the toilets were dirty. The only thing you are really paying for here is the location - very central.

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Staying in St. James's

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St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII, the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier destination for high end craft and bespoke design. Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing junction of Piccadilly Circus at its northeast corner and none of Central London too far away, this is an surprisingly central and accessible part of town, especially given its prosperous demeanor.
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