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Iasi, Romania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The accomodation is actually part of a hostel line. It is close to Notting Hill subway station. The room was nice and clean, comfortable. But they do not provide towel (this is specified in the booking) and soap. The bathroom and shower were close to my room and clean. The wi-fi is free and the speed is good. There are... More 

Thank palmagyari
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a single private room which had a small bed, wardrobe , drawers, TV & fridge. I was worried it would be noisy because it's a youth hostel, but the private rooms are far away from the shared rooms(those were noisy) it was very quiet where I was. I had read bad reviews re the cleaning&staff unfriendliness and... More 

Thank Morealle
LHAL0nd0n, Customer Services at Bowden Court, responded to this review

Hi Morealle, Thank you for your review, your feedback is important to us. We operate as a non-profit organisation and have a widely praised volunteer programme offering free accommodation to young people who clean the rooms and general areas for 20 hours a week. They do this alongside a professional cleaning company that also clean the communal toilets and showers... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I am in London and in thing I quickly learn from my bleeding money is the most expensive things here are lodging and transportation that is why I think Bowden Court gives the best bang for your bucks is you are staying longer term to find a job or if in town for at least couple of weeks. In the... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Excellent value for money, quiet, clean, great location and everything you would like in a hostel. Best three day stay I've had at any hostel. One of the really nice things is that it was so quiet and peaceful in the evening and the beds were very comfy. Going back soon.

Thank John B
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

Excellent service and fantastic value for money. Staff accommodating. Pleasant stay! Would thoroughly recommend! Great central location just round the corner from Portobello Road market. Situated in the lovely neighbourhood of Notting Hill.

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St. Maarten-St. Martin
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

If you want a nice location, stay in it. If you want a clean place, stay away, It is good for students and people who are looking for a busy place to stay without worrying about cleanliness and tranquility. The bathrooms are disgusting. Old and don't work properly. They are shared and "cleaned" everyday (as well as the rooms), but... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

The place was clean with high security, great location with buses to all of london and tube station just minutes away. Everything you need in walking distance and the portabelo market at the end of the street. Worth the money!

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Lake Como, Italy
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

I've been at Bowden Court from June 25th till August 16th because I was working as an intern in a London startup. The rate price/quality is very good (I consider Notting Hill as one of the most exclusive London's areas). Sharing a room and eating at evenings in the canteen are the simplest ways to know other guys from all... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Very friendly welcome on arrival - the young man at Reception couldn't have been more helpful. Room basic with spotlessly clean bed sheet and duvet. Shared bathrooms were adequate. A great place to stay cheaply in an expensive city like London - full of longer term residents, students etc with good TV room, study room, laundry, gym and basic breakfast... More 

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Rajahmundry, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

It offers a great value for money spent and it isn't far away from the city as well. Metro is at a walking distance and the complimentary food provided was super good as well. Only con is that we have share the bathroom which sometimes wasn't that tidy.

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Staying in Notting Hill

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Notting Hill
As West London's friskiest corner, Notting Hill more than manages to retain plenty of the same appeal that's brought the affluent area so much worldwide attention. In this attractive cobblestoned neighborhood, a delectable variety of eateries, independent shops, galleries and street vendors offer a delightful window into how to live the good life in London, with each presenting visitors with an experience that's a little more idiosyncratic and endearing than the last. Travelers looking to forage for antiques should be sure to visit the Portobello Road Market on Saturdays, the largest antiques market in the United Kingdom.
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bowden Court hostel is centrally located in the vibrant Notting Hill area of West London. Fully refurbished in 2010 the Hostel is close to all the attractions of the area and just a short walk from the famous Portobello Road street market. It is also within easy walking distance of Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Bayswater and Holland Park. A good public transport service to all of Central London is available within a 2 minute walk from the hostel. All rooms have been refurbished in 2010 and are provided with new furniture, a flat screen TV, internet cable access. Facilities include a TV room with Free view, Gym, Study room, self-service laundry and vending machines. There is also a provided smoking area and garden. High Speed Wi-Fi (20mb speed each) available throughout building and TV free to every resident. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bowden Court

Address: Bowden Court 24 Ladbroke Road | Notting Hill, London W11 3NN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Notting Hill
Price Range: $18 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 150
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