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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super nice and helpful stuff, there is someone for you at the reception 24/7 . In general it is a really homely hostel with a big living-dining room where you can cook your own meals if you want to. In the morning you can get a simple breakfast. There also is a living room with a couch, books to read... More 

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found the Badger to be a really homely hostel and liked our nice and helpful staff, free breakfast, cooking facilities, living room, our comfy beds and a personal locker with safe, plus our great location! Safe onward... More 

USA
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174 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, good wifi, clean, good location, room had like eight electrical outlets, quiet, very nice free breakfast (Nutella! bananas, tangerines, cerials, bread/butter), kitchen, TV room, grocery stores nearby

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found the Badger to be a great hostel and liked our good wifi, cleanliness, location, loads of electrical outlets, the free breakfast and our friendly atmosphere! Safe onward travels from all of us here :) More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Being just a couple minutes walk from a Zone 1 tube station I thought this hostel would be noisy, but it was so peaceful and quiet! We booked room 9 which has bunk beds, a balcony, and an in-room sink. The restrooms were up a flight of stairs, but they were the cleanest and biggest restrooms I've ever found at... More 

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found the Badger to be the best hostel you have stayed in and that you liked our cleanliness, security, the friendliness of our staff and that you got to meet our friendly little dog! Safe onward travels... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed staying in this hostel. Staff were friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean, beds were comfy. Very impressed with the lockers - big enough for large luggage AND a safe for valuables! Breakfast was good. Good location - short walking distance to supermarkets and subway. Would stay here again. Thanks for a great stay! ☺

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Badger and found our staff friendly and helpful, liked our cleanliness, comfy beds, our large locker/safe combo and that you would stay here again! Safe onward travels from all of us here... More 

Toronto, Canada
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107 reviews
96 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This place iw fantastic. I'd been travelling for awhile and mistakenly booked my one week stay here starting one day earlier then I planned to arrive and finishing a day earlier then I planned to leave and didn't notice until the morning I was headed to London when they emailed me about having to charge me for the first night's... More 

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found the Badger to be fantastic and that you liked our great staff, atmosphere and that you would stay here again! Safe onward travels from all of us here :) More 

Singapore
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We booked a twin private room with shared bath. There is no lift and the staircase is quite narrow. Although a little cramped with only one chair, one flap-up table, one wash basin and a double decker bunker bed, our stay was a pleasant one. We had to make our own beds like at home and return the bedsheets, comforters... More 

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found our staff friendly, liked our cleanliness, our convenient location and that your stay was a homely one! Safe onward travels from all of us here :) More 

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364 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

The location of this hostel is fantastic. Very easy to come here by sub and the last meters by feet. The staff welcomes you and explains everything u wanna know. Linen are handed after checkin as well as fresh towels if u like and need . For the towels a deposit in cash is needed. Generally cash payment is an... More 

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you had a good stay at the Badger and that you would recommend us! Safe onward travels from all of us here :) More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
84 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

I always get a warm welcome from the lovely people who run and manage here. It's in a prime location if you're visiting to get the most out of your trip to London. They are so helpful with advice on things to do and great places to visit. There are a good range of shops, restaurants and supermarkets wirhin walking... More 

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us again. We are so pleased that you found our staff to be welcoming and helpful, our location to be great and that you would recommend us! Safe onward travels from all of us here :) More 

Vancouver, Canada
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187 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We spent a lot of time in hostels this trip and this was one of the best. We had a private room, which was reasonably priced for 2 people, quite roomy and very comfortable. The kitchen and bathrooms appeared to have been updated recently and were very clean. The staff were friendly and made us feel at home even when... More 

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Seattle
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42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Barmy Badger's location is excellent: in very safe feeling Kensington, a five minute walk from Earl's Court tube station, with a small grocery store on the corner. The inside of the hostel feels very worn-in (for better or worse), and the bathroom locations are a bit odd, but you get used to it. Oh, and the wifi worked consistently, better... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Barmy Badger (or "The Badger") is a small, friendly Backpackers hostel in Earls Court. The Badger is unique in that we are the only hostel in London that has dogs who come into work with the hostel owners! We have NO HIDDEN COSTS. Included in the price of your stay are the following: 120 megabyte WiFi in all rooms, communal areas and the garden Breakfast (cornflakes, muesli, toast, a selection of spreads & a selection of fruit Use of personal locker which has a laptop safe inside (bring your own padlock) Use of the fully equipped kitchen Use of the bbq and help yourself to our herbs and fruit grown in the garden Luggage storage on the day of arrival and departure if needed Tea and coffee all day Plenty of power sockets, including USB chargers Taxi bookings London Maps Boardgames Cable TV Book exchange Travel advice Boarding pass print out (one per person) Towels, adaptors and hairdryers are available to use with a fully refundable cash deposit. Optional extras for a small fee - laundry, long term bag storage and padlocks for sale. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barmy Badger Backpackers

Address: 17 Longridge Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9SB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Earls Court
Price Range: $32 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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