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YMCA Indian Student Hostel

41 Fitzroy Square, London W1T 6AQ, England
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are on a budget trip and want to stay in Central London then this is the place to be. Do not expect a fancy room or service (note wi-fi is chargeable). Breakfast is ok and never tried dinner although it was included in the cost. The only good thing about the place is, it is close to the... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff seemed nice enough. Breakfast and dinner included, so that was nice too. Rooms were dimly lit. Hostel itself was quite noisy. Location was fairly good, and I chose it to save some money. I should've just sucked it up and paid more and lived in a hotel. The washrooms were filthy to a point where I could not use... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This place fleeces you like no other, leaving you feeling cheated and helpless. The rooms have zero facilities and the small window time for breakfast and dinner is constricting. While the cost of the meals is factored in, one can barely use the facility. Besides, the breakfast is so limited, and rationed out. Doesn't leave you with a good feeling,... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Between 7:00 PM and 8:30 PM you can arrive at the YMCA Indian Student Hostel, go up to the reception desk, pay £8:00 per head, and go into the dining room for their set menu evening meal. Do not expect the usual UK "Indian Restaurant" menu, which is mostly based upon Pakistani or Bangladeshi cuisine anyway. This is good simple... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Niece had recommended this place for its true value for money experience. Location is very convenient, Warren Street Tube Station is 5 minute walk. Stores like Sainsbury, Tesco & Superdrug are within 2 minute walk… Lots of Pubs, Restaurants in the vicinity. Fitzrovia Square is very beautiful area, green heart gardens of the London, Regent Park is just 2 minute... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

YMCA is centrally located, close to London's major educational institutions and within walking distance from Wellcome Library. But, the receptionist is indifferent to travelers' requests such as printing out a hard copy of the receipt. You cannot book online.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

This was my third visit to the Indian YMCA at London in the past decade. The reason why I would like to stay there during every visit to London are many. Primarily, its the location. Its a 5 minutes walk from the Warren Street Tube Station, making is centrally accessible from/to most of the much visited business/tourist locations in the... More 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This place costs about 100 pounds and includes both breakfast and dinner, and in Central London close to major tube stations, which is a wonderful news. Yes, it has a college hostel feel to it and the canteen is full of Indian students. But, that does not diminish the value for money this place offers. After staying in hotels for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

On arrival at the reception desk at London's "Indian YMCA", the clerk was uncommunicative and desultory, as if he were processing yet another unwanted guest! On arrival in the room, I found it to be tiny, squashed, and pretty squalid. In the middle of the carpet someone had tried to iron something and had obviously left the iron face down... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

YMCA, London is very centrally located with easy access to the tube, which is only a few minutes walk. Rooms are well maintained with a reasonably sized attached bath. Big attraction is that the room rate includes Indian breakfast and dinner. Breakfast has no much varieties. They generally serve only one type each day, so we had Dosa, Poori, upma... More 

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Fitzrovia
This sophisticated and sociable slice of Central London is a shopper’s paradise, offering the latest fashions, gadgets, and souvenirs. Fitzrovia is conveniently located between the major retail thoroughfares of Regent Street to the west and Tottenham Court Road to the east, with a handful of well connected Tube stations dotted around the area for easy transport. This neighborhood is a favorite among foodies as well, with an impressive number of quality restaurants, pubs, cafes and food shops vying for your patronage – especially along Charlotte Street and near Goodge Street Station.
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Additional Information about YMCA Indian Student Hostel

Address: 41 Fitzroy Square, London W1T 6AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Fitzrovia
Number of rooms: 120
Also Known As:
Ymca Indian Student Hotel London
YMCA Indian Student Hostel London, England
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