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Pune, India
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is located centrally and not very far from a tube station. Rooms and the hostel in general are very clean. Rooms are slightly small for four people, but I have stayed in hostels far worse than this. The showers and toilets are tiny. Having said that, it is hard to find budget accommodation in London and for a... More 

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Caroline H, Manager at YHA London Earl's Court, responded to this review

Hi Ankit, Thank you for your review. Our location is extremely popular with guests as it is close to the tube station (less than a 5 minute walk) and we have lots of other amenities right on our doorstep. We have recently had a refurbishment so I'm glad that you find the hostel to your liking. Some of our bathroom... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hostel just down the road from the underground. Clean and tidy. Comfy beds and great showers. Really friendly and helpful staff. Fantastic value for money. Will definitely be staying here again.

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Thank KATE V
Caroline H, General Manager at YHA London Earl's Court, responded to this review

Hi Kate, Thank you for your review. I'm so glad to see you had an awesome stay with us. Its great to see such positive feedback. We are in a great location close to the tube and have lots of bars and restaurants close by which seem to be a hit with other guests as well. I'll pass your comments... More 

Cheltenham
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160 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a budget hostel in an old building so manage your expectations! Location good, rooms/dorms generally smaller - approx 4-6 in single sex dorms, though there are large 10/12 bed dorms, so it's luck of the draw (I prefer smaller) Unlike other YHAs you're also allocated a bed. The toilet/showers have been refurbed and are adequate and clean (unless you... More 

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Caroline H, Manager at YHA London Earl's Court, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay at our hostel. We really do value all comments received as this is the best way for us to continue improving and meeting our customers needs. We are located just a short walk to the tube station and have many bars, restaurants and other amenities close... More 

Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Must say that the staff were lovely and friendly. :) The problem my son and I had was with the rather shabby basement room. There were holes in the wall and ceiling, peeling paint, a window we couldn't open (on a hot night) and a sink and shelf in a sorry state. It was very nice to have usb charging... More 

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Caroline H, Manager at YHA London Earl's Court, responded to this review

Hi David, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us feedback on your stay. I'm sorry to hear that the room was not up to our usual standard. We are in the process of redecorating and hopefully that has now been resolved. We do understand being in the city on a summers night can get a little... More 

Hebden Bridge
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Just returned from a two night stay at YHA Earls Court . We arrived late after attending a Hyde Park concert ( we walked, about 25 mins), and the staff member on duty was very helpful and accommodating, making us a tea tray to take to our room. We had a room for 3 people, which was clean, comfortable and... More 

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Caroline H, Manager at YHA London Earl's Court, responded to this review

Hi pdubo, thank you so much for your wonderful review! I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and the team looked after you so well - we very much look forward to seeing you next time...see you soon :) More 

Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed at the YHA for two nights. The price was good, cheap and affordable for the budget that I had the staff were very friendly. The only downfall I had with this place was the room was really dirty, they was a fair few of spider both alive and dead and cob webs all over the ceiling and the... More 

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Caroline H, Manager at YHA London Earl's Court, responded to this review

Hi Dorothy I am so sorry to hear that your stay was not up to are usual standards. We value all feedback we receive from our guests and appreciate the time taken to do this. Our cleaning team do work hard to ensure our rooms are cleaned and maintained to a high standard so we will be looking at how... More 

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45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

YHA Earl's Court is everything a hostel should be. It's in a good location for exploring London: close to Kensington Gardens and the Kensington museums district, and set on two Underground lines (Piccadilly and District), which gives you good access to Heathrow, the City centre, the river side, Wimbledon, and Richmond. Kitchen facilities are really good, the back lounge is... More 

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Caroline H, Manager at YHA London Earl's Court, responded to this review

Hi Jonathan M, I'm bowled over with your kind words and am delighted to know that you had such a great stay at our hostel (and, of course, that you think it was the best one you stayed at recently!). Thank you so much for your review of '5', I'll make sure I pass your comments onto the whole team... More 

Norway
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Our six bed room will never win an interior design award, but for the money spent and the limited time actually staying there, it was fine. Public areas were nice, staff very friendly and the neighbourhood is quiet, felt safe and is close to public transport. Highly recommended! One drawback: no wi-fi in the room. Stayed there with family AND... More 

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Caroline H, Manager at YHA London Earl's Court, responded to this review

Hi hsb73, thanks for recommending our hostel...it's lovely to hear you had such a great time with your family and friends and we look forward to seeing you all again soon! More 

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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This youth hostel was great, your usual Yakuts hostel - nothing special. Well positioned for use of the underground. The breakfast was not great, it was continental but it didn't taste excellent. There is a Pret a Manger right next to the underground, that would be s good option for the morning. The beds were comfortable with bathrooms outside the... More 

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Thank Laura R
Caroline H, Manager at YHA London Earl's Court, responded to this review

Hi Laura R, we're delighted you rated our hostel as 'great'! We're constantly revising our breakfast offering so your comments will definitely help us to do this...thank you :) More 

Toulouse, France
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

It's not the ideal hostel to stay if you are planning to stay for a week or so. No Wi-Fi in the rooms. we booked a private room but we had to share the bathroom/showers with 4 other rooms. Near to an underground and some fast-food restaurants. I would say it's fine but just for a couple of days not... More 

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Caroline H, Manager at YHA London Earl's Court, responded to this review

Hi itsamrkhaled, thanks for taking the time to review our hostel. We appreciate all comments and feedback as this helps us to improve our service. More 

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Staying in South Kensington

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A great backpackers hostel, the modern facilities in this lovely Victorian building make a convenient base for a cheap city break. Whether you’re in London to explore the attractions or just attending a gig at the nearby Olympia or Earls Court exhibition centres, the location is perfect. This west London Youth Hostel offers cheap accommodation near to the vibrant city centre. The area has a cosmopolitan feel and is close to Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, the Natural History Museum and the Royal Albert Hall - great for a weekend break ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA London Earl's Court

Address: 38 Bolton Gardens, London SW5 0AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
Price Range: $26 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — YHA London Earl's Court 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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