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YHA London Lee Valley

4.0 of 5
Windmill Lane, Cheshunt EN8 9AJ, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed on a work trip (10 of us) and it was perfect. Wifi, new kitchen in our lodge, wifi etc - reception area has been spruced up. Rubbish pubs nearby but not a big deal. Packed breakfast was on time and freshly prepped. We all slept great and appreciated our en suites. Spot on all round.

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Essex
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6 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I along with our daughter visited during the Easter holidays. The hostel itself has excellent facilities and it well located on the lee Valley country park. We stayed in a family room with ensuite bathroom. The room itself was fine, clean, warm and with enough room for travel cot. Unfortunately the bathroom left a lot to be... More 

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Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I stayed in this hostel with a colleague and 28 students. Every member of the staff was really friendly and welcomed us really well. The food was reasonably good, even tasty and one evening when we arrived very late, they served us our dinner later than usual. However, the rooms were not cleaned as we had been told. The bed... More 

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yhalondonleevalley, Manager at YHA London Lee Valley, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of YHA London Lee Valley, it is great to hear your views from a group perspective. I will pass on your kind words regarding the staff and team at Lee Valley. We try to be as accommodating as possible within reasonable timescales when it comes to food and food options. I will review your comments... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

10 mins on overground to London. Very reasonable Quiet location Lovely rooms... Could do with an update though! Will visit again. Kitchen could do with a clean... Handy for teas & coffees but wouldn't advise cooking a full meal here.

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yhalondonleevalley, Manager at YHA London Lee Valley, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of YHA London Lee Valley. I totally agree with you that the location of this hostel makes it so unique! being so close to london yet it seems so far because of the park next door! As you could tell when you stayed here this is a very complicated hostel as it had 6... More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I have stayed at this hostel twice in the last year and both times found it to be really comfortable, clean, and the staff to be very welcoming and efficient. Compared to some of the recently refurbished YHAs that I have stayed in, some of the facilities are a little tired but it is still a great place to stay.... More 

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yhalondonleevalley, Reception Team Leader at YHA London Lee Valley, responded to this review

Hello, thank you very much for your kind words. really glad you came back to stay with us at YHA London Lee Valley and enjoyed your stay. The hostel is going through a regenaration prossess and we are looking at all the facilities we have on offer. As you can imagine with six buildings this is a lently process. I... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I chose this hostel as it was in a very central location, close to the railway station that had express trains straight into the centre on London. The area was lovely and the room and common areas were clean and tidy. However the bathroom was disgusting. Upon opening the bathroom door you are hit with a foul stench of mould... More 

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yhalondonleevalley, Manager at YHA London Lee Valley, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of YHA London Lee Valley - i agree with you, the location to the train station and the park itself is fantastic. The train links into London are just mind blowing when you look at outside the lodges and all you can see is park land. I believe I know the room you are talking... More 

Reading, UK
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65 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Spent 1 night at the YHA Lee Valley, first time at a YHA and my experience was a good one. Pros: - Lovely little communal area in the lodge with limited cooking facilities but plenty of plates and cutlery which was really handy as we brought a simple meal from Tesco and had it at the lodge. - Amazing room... More 

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yhalondonleevalley, Manager at YHA London Lee Valley, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of YHA London Lee Valley. With regards to your list of Pro's I will pass this onto the relevant departments. The Kitchenettes are going to get a bit of a paint and sparkle chucked at them, so they will be even better. the location of the hostel is a massive selling point as you... More 

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8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

On a three day cycling tour of Essex, our group of eight stayed here on the Friday night. The welcome from reception was brilliant, giving us the keys to the bike "store" around the back and a run-down on the facilities and local restaurants. The lodges are large and fairly modern. We had a good sized room with (obligatory squeaky)... More 

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yhalondonleevalley, Manager at YHA London Lee Valley, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of YHA London Lee Valley - sorry for the delay in getting back to you. We are glad that you enjoyed your cycling tour of Essex, its a bit cold to be doing that now i think! I am glad you found your welcome to be brilliant and informative! By the sounds of it you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

i am staying here with my partner for a week or so its our first time here and to be very honest it was better than i ever thought it would be!!! Its such a lovely location, so peaceful and quiet and the best part of it all is the staff that work there, they are so helpful especially when... More 

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yhalondonleevalley, Manager at YHA London Lee Valley, responded to this review

Thank you for your lvoely review of YHA London Lee Valley. Apologise for the delay in getting back to you. the location of this hostel is incredible as you are so close to London yet far enough away! It was great to have you on site, the Team enjoyed having you around - let us know if you ever want... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights & my bike lock key snapped. The staff could not have been more helpfull in helping me to find a solution. They lent me superglue, boltcutters and wouldn't stop giving me the right advice till I was safely on my way. A wonderfully serene place and a five star service. Thankyou so so much... More 

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yhalondonleevalley, Manager at YHA London Lee Valley, responded to this review

Thanks Paul for your lovely review. It was an interesting Morning, but I am glad you got on your way to Cambridge ok! Sharon and I where happy to help you.... I am really glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you back at Lee Valley (bring a spare key with you) =) More 

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