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Smart Hyde Park View Hostel

16 Leinster Terrace, London W2 3EU, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Rovereto, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed for two days in this hostel and it was a decent experience. I was in a room shared with six people so I couldn't sleep very well due to noise, from the street as well. Breakfast was included and although it was standard I could not complain. It is quite cheap and the location is very convenient: right... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I spent 2 nights here 5th August 2014, 2 adults and 4 children under 10. We hummed and hard whether to spend more cash on a nice hotel or less at a hostel. We were happy we went with the hostel, due to spending sleeping time there only. We had a 6 bed dorm with bunk beds, Kids thought it... More

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Scott P, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel, responded to this review

Hello. Many thanks for staying with us and for providing your valuable feedback. We hope we will see you again! Ironically it is Health and Safety Regulations which require us to limit the opening of the windows. We really do hope we see you again! Cheers More

Wrexham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I stayed here with 5 other friends and we were in the "6 person dorm room". CONS: It is a clean hostel but the shower wasn't working and we had to notify the hotel staff to get it fixed. Rooms are also VERY hot during the summer, especially when you're stuck in room where the window opens only by 5cm.... More

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Scott P, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to write your review. The recent heat in London has highlighted the need to address ventilation in the rooms. We're working on it. Of course you're always welcome when in London. Cheers. More

Rome, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

i spent 2 nights here....my room was -2 floors, no windows,smelly, noisy....even if we was only on 4 in that room, it was really small. the door of the room without key or lock! i request also for a room to share with only girls but they assign me a mix room.....only the receptionist was really nice

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Caitlin W, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for the feedback. It's unfortunate you didn't enjoy your stay, our goal is to provide clean, budget-conscious accommodation in Central London. All of our room doors are fitted with an electronic lock system, if there are any problems during your stay we urge guests to visit the reception. In this instance, security is one of our top priorities... More

Weert, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We travelled here in May 2014 with a group of 44 students. This hostel offers what most hostels offer: basic accomodation. We have travelled here before so we knew to tell them to bring their own towels. Breakfast is basic but there is little room to eat it; however, there are several small stores and a sandwich bar across from... More

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Scott P, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for your review. We are constantly working on improving ourselves. Hopefully you will see this if we are lucky enough to have you back next year. Cheers. More

Sao Paulo, SP
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Good location, near to underground and hyde park, good atmosphere, the staff isn't so nice, but they are ok. Simply breakfast, but good enough for the price. Shower was hot and bathroom clean. The only thing was he bedroom was too hot, because there was just one window and the bed was blocking it.

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Scott P, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for your review. This summer the temperature's have us working hard to try and improve the comfort of our fabulous guests. Cheers again. More

Jervis Bay, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Great location and place to base yourself in London. Easy access to multiple underground stations. Quiet venue also being back a few streets from the main street. Good value for money. During our stay, stayed in both the Hotel and Hostel sides of the hotel. Both were clean and secure. Would stay again.

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Marta K, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you very much for this positive review! More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

i stayed here for three nights in a six person mixed dorm. i was the only man with five young women in my room, whats not to like about that? i think i was the happiest man in london. the location is good near to kensington and hyde park, tube stations are five minutes away although they were on strike... More

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Marta K, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for your positive review and appreciating our great locations:) We really enjoy our job so it's great to hear that you had a good time with us! Hope to see you back sometime soon! More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

Never stay here guys, our room didn't have any of the things that were stated. Staff were rude & couldn't be bothered to help us! Even spoke in their own language whilst dealing with our complaint when they could speak clear English! Nothing more rude than that!!! Eugh. Vile, unclean, unsafe & generally a crap "hotel" I'd rather sleep In... More

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Marta K, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. First of all I would like to say that we are a hostel not a hotel and it is a bit unfair to expect hotel facilities. About your comments: in all our windows there are safety barriers no matter the floor the room is situated in and our lift works perfectly. Though we are really... More

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Address: 16 Leinster Terrace, London W2 3EU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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