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Newcastle Emlyn
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2009

Ok, the positives. Within a short walk from Paddington, with plenty of pubs, cafes and restaraunts around. Dont make the mistake of buying breakfast at the Steakhouse opposite the station though, Ouch!! Much more reasonable at one of the nearby cafes. We were meant to stay at The Seymour but were told on arrival that we were staying at The... More 

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Toronto
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2008

If you want to meet people from the lowest level of any society go there. We talk about one of the lady called Jackie and her entourage are running the place in a gang style, very poilte at the beginning and later on pushing her bad behavior towards any of the visitors. If you complain to the reception the answer... More 

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2 Thank mweb5
east london
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2008

I went to that disgusting [-](they dare to call a hostel) a few days ago. The bed bugs came onto less than 10 minutes after being in bed. I got bitten all over the body, i couldn't sleep all night because of that and the following morning i found myself with very massive and very itchy bits all over my... More 

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1 Thank londonner16
Hamburg
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2007

We booked 5 nights but only stayed 1. Toilets and showers all dirty. We didnt have bugs in our bed - there was a Pest Control Box in our room. We expected very little but we even got less. This house needs a total renewal to get back to hygienic basics! Staff is friendly and very helpful.

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London
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2007

This place is the most dirty, disgusting hostel I have ever stayed in. There are bed bugs, mice/rats, the worst kitchens with no supplies, and clogged drains. The showers are ridden with mould and are very tiny, the female shower room has 3 showers (which don't always work) with no privacy. The staff realise the bed bug problem, yet make... More 

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1 Thank afritsch
Scotland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2007

DO NOT STAY THERE YOU WILL REGRET IT!!!! Where do I start, everything was terrible terrible terrible. The crabby receptionist could not even smile at us when we arrived. We were thrown into a horrid dirty room with bunk beds that were falling apart and infested with bed bugs (we were covered in red spots/bites after one night. Our room... More 

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2 Thank Nick98
Newcastle Upon Tyne
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2007

It is poorly managed!! Although, the staffs are quite friendly. There are insufficient bathrooms are toilets. DO NOT STAY HERE!!!!!!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2006

Take our advice and do not stay here! The place is so run down and dirty that it is just not worth it...even if it is central and fairly cheap. We had the worst experience that we have ever had in our time staying at budget hotels and hostels around the world. The foyer area is fine but thats where... More 

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57 Thank Leebee9
Toowoomba, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2006

Worst hostel ever in 25 years travel in many undeveloped countries. Stayed 4 days with family in mid December. Kitchen was indescribably filthy, no crockery, cutlery, very few pots and pans. Security lacking, items of food, crockery,cutlery and clothing stolen during stay but management unconcerned and unhelpful. Guests smoking various substances in kitchen and dining areas.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The White house is a hostel in the heart of Historic Kensington. Newly reopened, redecorated and renamed by a new owner. Three minutes walk from the underground,ten minutes walk from many museums and parks, fifteen minutes tube from the famous West End and 40 minutes travel from Heathrow airport. Located right in the middle of numerous pubs, restaurants and shops, everything is at your fingertips. Located on Longridge Road a nice quiet side street you can have the best of both worlds, a quiet place to stay in a vibrant, bustling district. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White House

Address: Olave House 43-45 Longridge Road | Kensington, London SW5 9SD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Earls Court
Price Range: $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
The White House London, England
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