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Royal Bayswater Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   121 Bayswater Road, London W2 3JH, England (Notting Hill)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent location, but like with all London houses it has a road adjacent, which unfortunately seemed like the home straight on a multiplayer Need for Speed race. London is as London does! The dorm was typical of an international hostel and for one night it was the best option. Even though the room was full of sleeping people it wasn't... More 

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Ballymoney, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The best thing of this hostel is location, Near Hyde Park and QueensGate tube station, restaurants, pubs and shops are near by too. Stayed in 4 bed dorm, average experience, clean enough, toilet and shower in the room, wifi available £1/h is not a great deal... Nice and helpful staff, breakfast very poor but if you remember the price you... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Price is reasonable. Very close to sites and opposite hide park, plenty of Asian super markets and money exchange one street away. Bunk beds are very old. Wi if Internet is extremely pricey, breakfast is free and unlimited although just cereal and beard. No lockers and rooms way too small for six people. Bathroom per dorm is good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The location is awesome, near to two metro station, bus stop, and in a region full of places to change money, restaurants and souvenir shops. The hostel was ok, but the room for 8 people was really small. the staff wasn't so receptive and the INTERNET IS NOT FREE, it was expensive, 1 pound to get wifi for 1 hour.... More 

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malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

location is very good ,not far from oxford street,all we needed for our holiday is shower and sleep and some breakfast in the morning . when i visit london i always go in this hostel . helpfull staff and clean rooms its near hyde park .we really enjoyed our stay always

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Ok I must say I booked this place before reading any of the reviews, so I was a little on edge before booking in. However upon reflection it really is what you pay for. I stayed in a double room with a private en suite with my girlfriend and we were there for two nights which in total came to... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Rooms were extremely small and beds were not in a good condition. Clean sheets but not so sure about the duvet that was already on the bed and left when someone vacated the room and was not cleaned in between. Bathroom was also dirty and shower did not work well at all- more water sprayed out than came out of... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Hostel easy to find - right next to tube stop 1st impressions Clean, open plan reception, BUT staff not very welcoming, seemed to be more interested in talking to each other rather than acknowledging us..!! Lift doesn't work.. but that's not a big deal Had a Twin RM on top floor (4th) great RM, nice soft beds, flat screen TV,... More 

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England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Stayed at the royal bayswater on the 17th sept. I booked a private room en suite through hostel bookers for £40. After reading the reviews and considering the price, I was very pleasantly surprised. The location is excellent and the hostel is very easy to find. Lots of shops and bars in the surrounding area. Reception was efficient and functional.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The staff at this hotel are very unhelpful. Upon arrival no bed was assigned to me as the receptionist advised me to "choose a bed which appeared to be free" and if someone happens to return and find me in their bed "they will usually come and speak to reception then we can advise them to choose another bed"... seriously,... More 

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Address: 121 Bayswater Road, London W2 3JH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Notting Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Royal Bayswater Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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