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Harlow International Hostel

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Lovely location. Friendly staff. Exceptionally clean. Ideal for a one night layover on a budget. Shop in walking distance and a big clean kitchen to prepare food. Pub across the road and lovely parks for a morning run.

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I'm a fan of the Post War Landscape so to me Harlow gets a bad press but if opinion was justified on their 'International' Hostel I'd be wrong. Set within a beautiful country park bang in the middle of England's first New Town (Frederick Gibberd - Architect planner, 1947) the Hostel on the outside looks inviting, as was the reception... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

I booked a room in the hostel and have been before. Always the same man on reception who is very friendly and welcoming and knows everything as he is always there! On this occasion I booked a room, on arrival the front room was very crowded with kids and some adults, the manager had mentioned that he had a big... More 

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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Initially hard to find. Entrance is through a garden gate. The staff are friendly but to be frank the place is a mess. Washrooms without mirrors. Shower doors that don't lock. Apparently there were other showers but in a different building from the room. Horrid smell of damp and the floor in some public area squelches with the water on... More 

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england
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Arrived around 9pm, owner was helpful, food was available to buy and cook so didn't need to go out again. Access to kitchen, coffee all available anytime. Room was small single but clean and reasonably comfortable for bunk bed. For a solo traveller on quick stopover it is ideal as very close to train station, pub next door serves food... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Hostel is very close to the train station with a direct service to Stanstead airport. We had requested drop off to the airport however the woman who checked us in said "we are not a taxi service" and came across as a bit rude so we said not to worry we would take the train. We were jetlagged from 24... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Had to change the booking. No problem. Really nice email conversation. Arrived early. No problem. Friendly people. Great other guests... really small room, but spotless clean, with a cozy bed and a DESK! Wifi worked perfect! Kitchen with all the "tools"... whatever you need; just had to buy the food. Big living room area... Bathroom really clean... Really enjoy my... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Meets and exceeds the standard you would expect for a hostel, please remember this is not a hotel. They offer every basic you would expect for a hostel as well as offering a number of extras.The staff were very friendly, with a genuine enthusiasm and interest in improving your stay. Upon arrival we were given a larger room than what... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Stayed there for a night in March 2013 to be closer to Stansted Airport as my flight the next day was quite early. Hostel is excellent located if you don't want to stay in Central London. Booked a shared dorm room for 17 pounds (Thursday night). When I arrived at the hostel (10 min walk from train station - a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Have stayed at this hostel a few times in the past. It offers basic but good value for money (UK) accommodation. Richard and his staff are helpful and offer offstreet secure parking for motorcycle. You do have to rough it a bit and the smell can be off-putting. Initially Harlow is surprisingly difficult to find your way around. It seems... More 

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Additional Information about Harlow International Hostel

Address: 13 School Lane, Harlow CM20 2QD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Harlow
Price Range: $37 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harlow International Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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