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The Walrus Hostel

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172 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7RW , England
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1 room 1 adult
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Porto, Portugal
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel was very clean, the staff were so friendly and welcoming. It had a nice breakfast at the pub downstairs. The Pub is great, with a nice atmosphere and booming. With good restaurants close by, a nice street market, the Lower Marsh South Bank Market, where you can find food from all over the world, and a great Thai... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hostel itself was clean and quirky, really nice. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. Only issue was come morning when the tubes were running right next to the building, it was so loud so no chance of sleeping past 6am!

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Canada
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46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at the Walrus from Dec 17-18 and I was not disappointed. The location is unbeatable. It is literally minutes from the tube station, but also, it is surrounded by bus stops therefore making it very accessible. The staff was wonderful and very knowledgable, while the rooms were very clean. They offered free breakfast in the mornings at the... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I so love this hostel. The staffs are the best and very friendly! Very cheap as well which is a BIIIIIIG help if you are into tight budget. The location is superb as well! Bus stop is just outside the hostel. Big Ben and Westminster Abbey is just 10 minute walk from the Walrus Hostel. Underground tube is also like... More 

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Lajes, Azores, Portugal
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22 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The best place to stay in London. Near to everything, this hostel offers a nice, clean and british place to be lodge. Great staff, great accomodations, great breakfast, great service! Thank you Mr. Walrus!

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Thank deodato7
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Location can't be beat! Just down the street from Lambeth north tube station and Waterloo station, multiple bus stops nearby, 5-10 minute walk to the London Eye/Big Ben then a little longer and you're at Westminster Abbey. Lots of little food marts and a few restaurants down the street. It was my first time in London and I saw so... More 

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great britain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Following only ever having stopped in 2 hostels, prior to my stay at the Walrus, (one which i didn't like very much) and reading some of the reviews on here, i was a little nervous, of how i would find this Hostel. On arrival I was given a very friendly welcome, and checked in early as my bed was ready,... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I loved my stay at the Walrus and would definitely be back. The breakfast was what I expected and the staff was very nice and helpful. The one knock against them is is the noisy location since the train tracks are literally right outside the window! The flip side to that is you are about 5-10 minute walk from some... More 

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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here while traveling solo around Europe. The location of the hostel is good and within close proximity to the underground, and bus stop is right outside the hostel door. Many supermarkets and restaurants within walking distance. I stayed in a 6 bed mixed dorm. The room was surprisingly quite hot overnight even with windows open and really loud with... More 

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1 Thank LauraTheExplorer92
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75 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely loved my stay at The Walrus. The staff was AMAIZING! I have no other word to describe them. Seriously, guys, thank you. People like u make London such a great place to visit. I will go back, for sure!

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