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Munich, Germany
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The location and the kind staff make this place really special. The staff Julia, Mati, Tülin, Rafa, Magda, Pedro and Areti are always willing to help. I highly recommend this place because you get free breakfast, delicious free dinners, social events every day and you get to know many people from all over the world.

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Conveniently located nearby a tube station, there's also a supermarket very close. Breakfast and free dinner provided if you sign up. Kitchen available for cooking. Nice and helpful staff. Could be cleaner in the rooms. It would need a good spring clean of the dorms.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first day there, the empty beds for us (in an 8 bed mixed dorm), were covered in trash. She promised the room would be cleaned later when we came back. The staff was really understanding and nice. We just happened to have a disgustingly messy roommate who seemed to be living there. Trash everywhere, bad smell and a lack...

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James B, Public Relations Manager at Saint James Backpackers, responded to this review

We apologize for any inconvenience. We will try to take everything into consideration and learn from our mistakes. We are happy to know you liked our free dinner meals. We also hope to have you at Saint James very soon again!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location for price, friendly staff and knowledgeable about the city. Good level of cleanness overall. You will get a free dinner during your stay if you book in advance, not being offer by any rival

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James B, Public Relations Manager at Saint James Backpackers, responded to this review

We are happy to know you enjoyed your stay at Saint James. We are looking forward to seeing you over here again! Thank you for the positive comment, we really appreciate it.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best hostel I stayed in while I was in London ! It has everything you need plus the staff and other people staying there make the stay quite enjoyable ! They have breakfast and dinner there as well. If you have any problems talk to Anna , Túlin , or Julia and they will take care of...

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James B, Public Relations Manager at Saint James Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for the comment! We appreciate it very much! We are happy to help any time and it is nice you joined us for breakfast and dinner.

Callington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a stone's throw from the Tube station, there is a great atmosphere here as you're all in the same boat, a good place to make friends. You'll meet many strange and interesting characters here, some aren't the sharpest tools in the shed and a few are one sandwich short of a picnic but you'll never be bored. The new...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place to live in London. Central location in a quiet area.The staff, Tülin, Julia,Anna and Mathilda are amazing. The place is clean and quiet. Oh.. Also, free breakfast everyday! And sometimes free dinners as well

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Halmstad, Sweden
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Not all the toilets were open due to refurbishment. The lockers underneath the bed to store your things in were small and unsafe. There was no cleaning of floors and poor cleaning of showers. There was also a cat running around in the dining area, not that good if you are alergic.... It was only white toast and cereals for...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 27, 2017

The atmosphere was really nice in the hostel, me and my friend spent a cool time. It was fast (just one night), but enough for what we were looking for. The location is excellent!! (Earl's Court station 5 minutes far) and you can find supermarkets, shops, pubs, etc. in the area. The room (8 people) and the sheets were okay,...

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Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

We were two friends looking for a place to stay, it was perfect! We really enjoyed the atmosphere and the staff!! There is everything to spend a very good time over there, great tv, PS4 guitar, but we also have planned some dinner together with the staff and prepared some food specific to som me culture. !! Really nice stay

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
About the property: Saint James Backpackers is a family-run hostel that's been accommodating global travellers in central London for over 45 years. We've just undergone a major refurbishment and now operate a range of rooms, from dormitory rooms with bunk beds through to private ensuite rooms. Stay with us and enjoy: •Central London location (Zone 1) •A refurbished hostel with new beds, mattresses, furniture, bathrooms etc. •Free 100Mb WiFi •Loads of communal space, including: •Massive patio garden •Large lounge with 50'' HD TV •Two dining zones •A new modern communal kitchen •Continental breakfast included in the price as well as free dinner •A building combining original Victorian architecture with modern amenities •For the ladies, an exclusive ladies-only dorm and showers About us: Saint James Hostel offers free breakfast and dinner every day for its guests, as well as a wide range of activities for you to enjoy at night after a busy day visiting London. About the neighbourhood: Saint James Hostel is very close to Earl's Court underground station which is in London zone one. It is a quiet neighbourhood but very alive with plenty of shops, pubs and restaurants. The Natural History Museum is just fifteen minutes walking. Why families love our property: Saint James Hostel is the perfect place for both young people and families. We organise activities within the Hostel such as board games and film nights but we also go out with those who are eager to join our pub crawls around the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saint James Backpackers

Address: 21 Longridge Road, London SW5 9SB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Earls Court
Price Range: $31 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Saint James Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Stay on the lower leavels if you have a full backpack to carry...”
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  • Really a backpackers overall, but staff are great ;-)
  • That was the view!
DawidK859, Jan 1, 2017 | Read review
“If you are travelling solo or in pairs, the shared rooms will be perfect and well priced.”
kaylabear94, Jul 1, 2016 | Read review
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