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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To start positively the location was fabulous and it also had a good atmosphere. The common area was good to meet other travellers and some guests staying longer stays. Unfortunately the cons outweigh the pros for this particular stay. If some are fixed I would stay here again, but I wouldn't stay again unless I knew things had improved. 1.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not the first time I choose this hostel because the staff is nice - even if they are not really competent sometimes - the location is convenient and the atmosphere used to be nice. Half of the toilets were out of order. No hot water for the shower. There is a kitchen with a fridge but no space... More 

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Thank Emma D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I had to plan a trip to London at somewhat short notice, this was the only hostel with space left, and having been there, I can understand why. My friend and I booked separately but requested to be placed near each other; we ended up in different rooms, on different floors, even though there were spare beds in both... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to begin? Let's start with a little about me. I wasnt backpacking on this occasion, I'm from Hove and just needed a cheap last-minute bed for the night in London. However, I have traveled the world extensively and stayed in many, many great hostels, so I know what to expect. I booked through the Late-Rooms app on the same... More 

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Thank Tom C
Helsinki, Finland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere there with friendly staff. Hostel is with good location and everything works nicely with 24/7 reception. Own safelybox in the room was also a nice one to have. Also kitchen with free breakfast was good, but I wasn't awake to test it this time.

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Thank Trips-Welt
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, really friendly staff and a nice and clean environment. I stayed there for 4 nights and am definitely planning on going back there. Comfortable and clean rooms, friendly guests and a nice backyard area that is very inviting! Kitchen is large and well maintained which is also nice if you want to save a few pounds and not... More 

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Thank kaylabear94
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great people, nice friendly staff , good central location, plenty of shops nearby and tube station is very close so this hostel is perfect if you want to get about with ease and have access to good local shops and takeaways etc. The hostel itself has a good friendly vibe!!!

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Thank Fryroad1
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Place was clean in a good location and good common areas, it is also very good value for money. Just a walking distance to most places . Kitchen was clean and well equipped. Staff very friendly and helpful. I loved it. Would definitely stay here again.

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Thank Lindokuhle M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Great location, super friendly staff and clean environment! Pleasure to stay and have been back multiple times now! Comfortable and clean rooms, friendly long stay guests and a cozy back yard! Kitchen is large and well maintained which is also nice for those of us who prefer to do our own meal prep! If you want to be near this... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful staff, very friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean. Only problem was the showers were boiling hot, not just on one floor but two. We couldn't adjust them and my friend accidentally set off the fire alarm because it was so hot. The common rooms were great!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 •A building combining original Victorian architecture with modern amenities •For the ladies, an exclusive ladies-only dorm and showers ... 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: $35 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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