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Saint James Backpackers

21 Longridge Road, London SW5 9SB, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had a couple of mates come to London for the Notting Hill carnival weekend. The hostel was perfect for us - location, room, price. The staff were VERY patient with us - thanks! (we were a "bit tipsy") :) We will be back!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

location: very good. close to tube station, always people around at night. rooms: dirty, tiny. no space to place your backpack anywhere. very noisy at night. creaky and uncomfortable beds. bathrooms: dirty. we saw people cleaning them, but somehow the bathrooms didnt get cleaner... kitchen: see bathroom description. apart from that, it would have been well equipped. worth mentioning: luggage... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in a 3bed private room and thought the hostel was very good. The room was a good size and clean, the beds comfortable. The hostel was relatively quiet, secure, and in a great location; only 5 min walk to Earls Court station, and shops and restaurants. Staff were helpful and friendly. Only downsides were... More 

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James B, Public Relations Manager at Saint James Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for writing us a review ! We will forward your kind words to our staff and will be more than happy to welcome you again :) We are pleased you could enjoy the hostel and the area! Enjoy your summer and see you soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is quite in the center well localiated not far from earls court tube station. There is a kitchen and a good internet conection. The personal of this is really nice. Nothing else to say then enjoy your time there as i did.

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James B, Public Relations Manager at Saint James Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for writing us a review and staying at St James. We are please you enjoyed the location and the hostel. Our staff is proud to take care of the guests and provide the best services they can :) As we are al travellers and looking for a home away from home ;) See you next time in London.... More 

Latvia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place! Me and my family came for a week and the staff were very polite and helpfull.. The rooms and bathrooms were very clean. Breakfast was very good. There is a huge garden where you can go out and relax. Everything was amazing, thank you so much!

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James B, Public Relations Manager at Saint James Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for writing us a review. We will forward it to our Team which will appreciate it for sure! It was a pleasure to welcome you at the Hostel and know you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you next summer ;) All the best. More 

Merida, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay for people of all ages. Easy to commute to and from as it's in a good location . Buses and train station just around the corner . Shops restaurants near by or you can cook in its kitchen ( or BBQ )so i was told. Big garden with a lovely big tree. Friendly... More 

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James B, Public Relations Manager at Saint James Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us this amazing review! Be sure to always be welcome at the hostel the next you come to visit London :) Also we are happy you could enjoy the location, facilities and feel at home. We try our best to care for our guests and especially with summer time we can all gather... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say, best hostel in London in my opinion, the staff are friendly,efficient and very helpful, the amenities are great. very central with great transport links. I've stayed in some pretty dire hostels in my time, St James was the opposite.! I will definitely be back again.

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James B, Public Relations Manager at Saint James Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for writing us a review. We are pleased you could enjoy the hostel and its locations. Be sure your kind words will be forwarded to the staff! Next time you come to London visit us! Have a lovely summer. All the best! More 

Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Not overly impressed with this place. Yes the price was good but the beds were noisy, not comfortable, you barley even had a pillow, the walls were thin and storage for your things was very sad. I don't recommend you buy the breakfast plan, its a waste of your money. The bathrooms were clean, the showers were a little iffy... More 

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James B, Public Relations Manager at Saint James Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking time to write us a review. We are sorry if our hostel didn't reach your expectations. We are a backpacker hostel offering basic comforts in a prime location at low prices. We proud ourself about our friendly staff. Also our breakfast is free for all the guest. Still we wish you a lovely summer! More 

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6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It's in an ideal location. Close to the underground and plenty of shops nearby. The communal areas are fantastic. Huge garden and TV. However the showers and bathrooms were very dirty and the whole area stank and more than one toilet had no locks. My nieces were scared to use them on their own. The cleanest bathrooms were the female... More 

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James B, Guest Relations Manager at Saint James Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for writing us a review, we took your comments on board and will strive for better. Still it is summer and the hostel is very busy sorry if you encounter problems in the bathrooms during peak time and our cleaning schedule. We have cleaners working whole day and night to keep up good standards for 112... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It was my second stay at the hostel. The cleanliness is not perfect but correct. The staff is always kind and helpful. The location is great and Earl's Court tube station is only at 4 minutes walk. Perfect place to visit the heart of London. Really nice place to stay for short or long term. The fact we can use... More 

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James B, Public Relations Manager at Saint James Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for remembering us and stay again at the hostel :) we are pleased you enjoy the place. We took in consideration your comments and will try to improve :) All the team wish you a lovely summer! See you next time in London. More 

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