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The Monkeys in the Trees
Ranked #568 of 923 Specialty Lodging in London
Reviewed March 26, 2014

I stayed at The Monkeys in the Trees for 2 nights and loved it. The staff was cool and helpful, there was a great social atmosphere, it was good value, and very clean. I would definitely come back to this hostel!

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 20, 2014

The only atmosphere was that created by the miserable owner! Filthy bedroom, bathroom. We are well travelled and always stay in hostels never have we seen a room like it. It was a health hazard!!!damp and liquid actually dripping down the walls. the mouse trap was a nice addiation also. hardly slept due to the smell, we did ask to move but were refused. the owner was aware of the issues but this did not stop him placing humans in the room and taking their money and simply ignoring their complaints. he has completely the wrong attitude for this business he should stick to boxing!!! the photos are misleading and although not summer it was disappointing to find the garden in a state of disarray and not open.

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  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 18, 2014

I found the photos of TMITTs a bit misleading as it looked great and modern. It's above a nice hotel, but located in the middle of a residential street with nothing interesting nearby except the bus stop! There's no toilets on the top level, meaning you had to walk down the creaky stairs in the middle of the night. The showers werent great but at least they were female-only upstairs. There's nothing around for dinner so had to get a meal from the tesco and heat it up in the slowest microwave I've ever seen, then eat it in a squishy uncomfy room with five others. The worst part was three beds to a bunk meaning you cant even sit on your own bed without hitting your head! For me, it just wasnt worth the trek to the outer suburbs (which appears to be a Middle Eastern area).

Stayed: March 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 9, 2014

I have stayed in hostel in february (3 nights). I travelled with a friend and we were in room for 6 females. The room is tiny, but everything you actually need is some space for luggage and hangers for coat/towel (enough hangers and enough space). The room is as clean as are the ones who occupy it. The bathrooms had a problem: no electrical outlets in there. Despite that, i have no complains.
Breakfast was free, toast and tea, which was good.
Hostel has no curfew so you can stay out as long as you wish.
I strongly recommend this hostel to young people. You get what you pay for

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled with friends
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Reviewed January 16, 2014

I stay in hostels all over the world. They are always a great way to meet strange and interesting people. This place is no exception!
Thoroughly charming staff (even the owner!)

The bar is great with a superb range of whisky. Ask Jakub which one is his favourite!

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed January 12, 2014

Really friendly staff but awful maintenance hostel, too dirty, no clean correctly, only work one shower and there are three, toilet no works ok, matress shape in V, too humidity..............place to avoid

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

Pub was comfortable, welcoming; location was decent, staff were friendly, courteous and knowledgable.
Beds were squeaky, unstable, and in some cases unsafe (semi-detached ladders, no railings), mattresses were the worst I have encountered in 15 years of hostels, comparable to sleeping on a box of bundled wires. Noisy and run down, things needed repair; especially broken showers, faucets, and fans. (And the credit card machine). Dorms could use a thorough once over with a vacuum, wall hooks, bedside lights, bedside power sources, shelves. Some art would be a bonus.

Stayed: November 2013, traveled solo
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Address: 49 Becklow Road | Shepherds Bush, London W12 9ER, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
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Ranked #568 of 923 Specialty Lodging in London
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