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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   639 Harrow Road | Kensal Green, London NW10 5NU, England
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Hostel 639
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want a story for the grandchildren, this is the place. Went there with a group of mates for a gig at Hyde park and Hostel 639 was a riot. I've never had the pleasure of going to Afghanistan but I imagine it wouldn't be far off this place. The website describes the hostel as having a 'Moroccan styled... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At such a cheap rate it'd be fair to say that something's gotta give. Here, it was something as simple as soap. It took me 9 days, 4 floors and 4 bathrooms to finally find one with soap. The bed comfort level varies with a range of mattresses. Internet is not free and the signal is fairly weak. But the... More

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61 reviews 61 reviews
55 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is easy to reach. That is the only good thing. Just turn left from Kensal Green metro station, and walk 100 m. Cemeteries are all around. Rooms are small, most of them are cold at nights. Every room is located in front of a busy street. Thereby, the quality of sleep is absolutely poor. The staff is unprofessional,... More

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Seattle, Washington
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Holy s**t this was a terrible hostel! I honestly believe you can go anywhere worse. The staff sucks, save for the two guys who were in charge if luggage. Check in is at 14:00 but I didn't get in till two hours later. And they let people who came in after me check in first. The hallways smell like sewage... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Located too far from London but in a quiet and apparently safe area. Staff in general were pleasant & helpful. Average cleaning, acceptable toilets but horrible beds. The best: Common areas. The worst: beds and really weird guests. I would not stay here again.

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Farnworth, England, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

stayed one night stink bed and stink room lot of bed bugs, not slept all night, left this terrible place early in the morning, if they offer me free night stay with £1000 I will refuse to stay in this hell. never recommended to any one.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The spanish girl who works in the coffee shop is usually half asleep and never smiles and doesnt care to help at all. Most other staff are pretty good. The kitchen has about 2 pots 1 cup, 2 forks for the entire hostel which is in my opinion not good enoigh. if the cup is not there y=they are more... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

In a word was unbelievable why people pay for a place like this and £11/night . Everything was dirty and the place look like an old asylum people better add another £10 and find a hotel or something different

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Rome, Italy
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The location is very close to the underground stop, the staff is friendly, the restaurant is comfortable, the rooms are quiet and are more or less what you can expect from a hostel. Really not bad at all.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I was there with a group in may. It is a Terrible hostel, they have Unfriendly staff, there was Nobody there to help me, They have Bad hygiene and Bad information, It is Just Horrible, You should not go there!

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Address: 639 Harrow Road | Kensal Green, London NW10 5NU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel 639 2*
Number of rooms: 410
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