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Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 3 days with my 9 year old daughter and had a great time. Had our own room with bunk beds and small bathroom. It was all very clean. The staff are very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Breakfast and evening meals are available; they were delicious and a good portion size. The hostel is in a lovely position,... More 

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Thank Bebasmum
thamesidemanager, Manager at YHA London Thameside, responded to this review

Dear Bebasmum, Thank you for your 5* review I am sure the team will be happy to hear your comments and that you really enjoyed stay with us. Breakfast is available daily and at a reasonable price. We are in a lovely quiet part of London with a canal and The Thames very nearby with a wide range of wildlife.... More 

Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for three nights in one of their 6-bed female dorms. Beds were clean and comfortable, and our room had its own shower and toilet as well as large lockers to put your bag. The staff were friendly and helpful, and you can buy discounted tickets to major London attractions from reception. The location was a bit far from... More 

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Thank Jenn M
thamesidemanager, Manager at YHA London Thameside, responded to this review

Dear Jenn M, We are currently getting our beds replaced and looking at your comments i see you must have slept in one of those and its always good to get good feedback when we have new things. We sell tickets to most attractions in London at discounted prices and some come with que jumps handy when you wan t... More 

Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place is very big and has many facilities. Customer service is fantastic. Smiling, full of energy people. We came before check in hour but they give us a room anyway. Wifi is in a common zone where u can have some beer and eat various things. There is a bus stop in a front or you can walk like 15... More 

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Thank Najdorf
thamesidemanager, Manager at YHA London Thameside, responded to this review

Dear Najdorf, Thank you for reviewing us. Our team here will be happy to hear you found us so helpful and full of energy. Wi-fi is only available in the common areas as you say but we are looking into getting tis in the rooms in the future. The Tube station is a short walk from the hostel or you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good location but the rooms and facilities are looking really tired and the hostel is in sore need of refurbishment. Weirdly, the self catering kitchen is locked and requires a code to get in. Like all the England YHA hostels I stayed in this summer, the wi-fi is crap and is awaiting a never-seems-to-arrive upgrade. Despite being probably the cheapest... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
thamesidemanager, Manager at YHA London Thameside, responded to this review

Hi, We do have a self catering kitchen that you can use 24hrs a day we do have a passcode on the door that is there so children cant access the room because of hot areas and sharp objects. We are currently having all the beds replaced floor by floor and looking into getting the showers updated in the near... More 

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Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The YHA lies within a really nice area! You are surrounded by wharf buildings and right next to the Thames and a canal as well, which both offer a nice walking path. It's a bit outside of the hustle and bustle of the town center but not too far away either. It's easily accessible by public transportation. The Canada Water... More 

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Thank Annika S
thamesidemanager, Manager at YHA London Thameside, responded to this review

Dear Annika S, Our location is just outside the city center in zone 2 in a quiet residential area with greta wildlife and canals. We have great transport connections to the city that is only 20 minutes away using the tube. We have recently gone into in house house keeping and it had been noticed that out cleanliness standards have... More 

Poitiers, France
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Overheated and claustrophobic in the summer. No air conditioning in the stuffy room shared by six. Ok it's budget but you still need to sleep. Would be better in the winter. Staff are friendly and generally helpful but the computer system is slow so check-in takes forever. Food pretty basic but snacks are good.

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Thank 34mrsp
thamesidemanager, Manager at YHA London Thameside, responded to this review

Dear 34mrsp, Yes you are right we have just had a bit of a heatwave and it was uncomfortable to sleep. We have fans in the room to help with the sticky heat and warm nights and at request extra from reception that is open 24hrs a day. We always want to give our guest the best experience from checking-in... More 

Goole, England, United Kingdom
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38 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

London on a Saturday night was always likely to be expensive, especially for a group of 6, so we were delighted to get a 6-bed dorm for £99. You get what you pay for with such a place but what we got was clean, comfortable, secure and in walking range of a tube stop. The rooms are obviously very basic... More 

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Thank Ryan G
thamesidemanager, Manager at YHA London Thameside, responded to this review

Dear Ryan G, We have recently gone into in-house house keeping and as such our standards have gone up and we are happy that you notice that. We always try to offer our guests the best value for money not just with the rooms but with also having a self catering kitchen so you can buy and prepare your own... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This youth hostel is nothing short of brilliant. We arrived on a Saturday afternoon after a long journey on public transport. It's a single bus ride from central London and there's a tube station just down the road. The staff were really friendly and welcoming and within minutes we were in a lovely en suite room on the first floor.... More 

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Thank Jenny S
thamesidemanager, Manager at YHA London Thameside, responded to this review

Dear Jenny S, Yes we too think our hostel here is brilliant, great location and easy to get to by bus or tube only 20 minutes city to door. Our team here are always aiming to please there isn't a thing they wouldn't do to make sure you have the best stay with us. We are aware of some of... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Not stayed at a YHA for a long time and thought it was gonna be rubbish tbh, but oh how wrong can you be, it was simply brilliant fantastic staff ever so helpful, accommodation was perfect just what we wanted. Sod posh hotels from now on YHA great place and great staff thumbs up all the way. 👍👍

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1 Thank conduit74
thamesidemanager, Manager at YHA London Thameside, responded to this review

Dear Conduit74, Wow thank you for your glowing review of us :). 'Fantastic' is exactly what the team always try to be here always willing to help in anyway possible. We hope you will come and see us all again at Thameside soon. Kind Regards, Daniel Taylor Duty Manager More 

Wien, Österreich
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The hostel is quite save! You need to ring the bell to get in! The staff is nice but quiet slow! Took me almost 20 minutes until I was checked in! A lot of groups staying here and a lot of kids which can be loud at night and mornings! The beds are very strange in the room I stayed!... More 

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1 Thank ChrisausWien
thamesidemanager, Manager at YHA London Thameside, responded to this review

Dear ChrisausWien, We always like to hear back from our guests and how their stay was with us. We have a intercom system to get into the building for security and safety purposes so we know who is coming into the building and there is always someone on reception 24hrs a day to let you through the gate after we... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
YHA London Thameside. Popular with School Groups from around the world as well as Individuals and families.All 70 rooms Ensuite .Easy to get to using Public Transport. Bus 380 and C10 outside of Hostel. Easy walk to either Canada Water undeground or Rotherhithe Overground. Great Breakfast, Snacks and evening meals available. Free WiFi with England & Wales Membership. Discounts on attractions and theatre shows. Really simple connections to Londons city centre and top attractions or just chill by the river Thames in SE16. Make Thameside part of your London memories. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA London Thameside

Address: 20 Salter Road, London SE16 5PR, England (Formerly Rotherhithe Youth Hostel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $22 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — YHA London Thameside 2*
Number of rooms: 70
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