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Delft, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015

I was really surprised when seeing the room. It was spacious, located on the ground floor and the bed was better than expected. There is a large bathroom and everything is clean. For 4.99 £ you can have an excellent British breakfast. The shared lunchroom is large enough for over 60 people and you can spend the evenings in a... More 

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Thank Frederick D
YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi Frederick, Thank you for the great review, we appreciate your kind comments about the breakfast and of course cleanliness, I will pass on your comments to my team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Regards Steve Roberts Hostel Manager More 

Londo
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for one night with my brother....while we were being pretend tourists! (We live in London!) Its an awesome hostel with lots of character! It was nice and busy...but not too busy just the right amount! Comfy YHA style rooms with a nice view too! And the dinning room was very nice...We only had breakfast there but passed... More 

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Thank David W
YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi David, Great feedback and greatly appreciated, hopefully see you again very soon. Regards Steve Roberts Hostel Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2015

I stayed in the ten bed dorm on the lower ground floor. The room was very spacious and did not feel overcrowded, and had an ensuite shower and toilet which were always clean. However there was only one socket in the room. There is a TV room with comfortable chairs and sofas, no kitchen unfortunately. I didn't try out the... More 

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi Mollie, Thank you for you review. Im pleased you thought our hostel was clean, this is really important to us so appreciate the feedback. With reference to only 1 socket in the room, this is something we will be addressing later in the year but our guests can charge all devices securely at reception 24/7. We do have some... More 

Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015

I haven't stayed at many hostels, and this was much more comfortable than expected. I stayed in a room with several other women, and found the accomodations great! The staff was helpful, and it was great having access to a laundry room on the premisis.

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Thank Marissa G
YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hello Marissa, Really nice of you to take the time to review us at St Pauls, I have passed on your kind comments to all of my team. See you in the not too distant future Regards Steve Roberts Hostel Manager More 

Berlin, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Service: Rooms: I booked that hostel for my extended weekend in London and I liked it a lot. The reservation is open 24/7, the staff was helpful and friendly, the service regarding towels or breakfast was really good and without any problems. This hostel also provided me With lots of information and flyers for free Wallung tours (Which I did... More 

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi Girl091085 Great review and thorough for prospective visitors, I note you say about the toilets being used frequently in the mornings and understand your point so with immediate effect we have asked our housekeeping team to check the toilets on the hour every hour to ensure we keep on top especially as you point out, at busy times. We... More 

Europe
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2015

I stayed here for one night and it did the job. Comfortable beds, free wifi and a very clean hostel. If you just need somewhere to stay the night as I did it certainly does the job, and I was even able to check out at 5am to catch my train. It's a lovely location very close to Blackfriars Station... More 

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi Thehaikubandit, Thank you for the review and we appreciate your kind comments, you are right about the stairs, as we are a listed historic building we are unable to install an elevator. looks like it didnt spoil your trip and we look forward to seeing you again next time you visit London. Regards Steve Roberts Hostel Manager More 

Aveiro, Portugal
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78 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2015

I've stayed at the St Pauls hostel a few times, as it was customary for all those participating in the London Kendo Cup. The location is excellent, you'll find yourself close to pretty much everything and talk about being right smack in the City! Breakfast is definitely nice, but remember, it's not meant to be a chic meal. Don't expect... More 

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi Helloise Eliot, Thank you for taking the time to review us, we appreciate you taking the time to do so and we hope to see you again very soon, regards Steve Roberts Hostel Manager More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

Me and my cousin stayed here for 3 nights in December for our visit to London and it was the beginning of our trip. The staff were very helpful and kind and always available. There was a nice common area with convertible chairs and lots of books, pamphlets and a television. It was the only place where the wifi worked,... More 

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi Yeomans V, Great review, thank you, the staff, the breakfast, and great point about the WIFI, it does only currently work in the social areas but creates a great atmosphere for meeting fellow guests. St Pauls YHA is about the history and location. Great info for fellow visitors. Regards Steve Roberts Hostel Manager More 

wales
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155 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2015

travelling with a youth group , well what a great experience , , really nice staff , even friendly guests , whoever says "no one in London , talks to you" need to stay here , breakfast was exellent value , tasty and nice . will be back for sure . i loved listening to the bells . thank you... More 

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi seahippy, Well what more can I say. Both the team and myself were very pleased with your review. We strive to ensure our guests have a good stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. regards Steve Manager More 

Incheon, South Korea
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59 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Great price, security, excellent service, decent breakfast, free wifi across most communal areas and well located as far as tube and bus go. FANTASTIC shower! Icing on the cake would've been a box of tea bags next to the hot water available in the dining area....

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YHAStPauls, Manager at YHA London St Pauls, responded to this review

Hi Mark, Thanks for taking the time to review us, pleased you enjoyed your stay. Your review will help prospective guests and also put a smile on my teams faces. Thanks again Steve Manager More 

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From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile in the world, the financial district known simply as “The City” is one of London's most historic and fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually every era in between, including Christopher Wren's glorious St.Paul's Cathedral, and John Soane's dauntingly classicist Bank of England. This neighbourhood is also home to some of the finest restaurants and plushest hotels in Europe, in addition to an assortment of of watering holes, upscale shops, and Tube stations. During the week, the City is abuzz with white collar workers going about their business; the weekend sees this area turn into a quiet haven for sightseers.
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Address: 36 Carter Lane, London EC4V 5AB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > City of London
Price Range: $39 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — YHA London St Pauls 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Close to toilet and shower facilities”
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“I was in dorm room 27 - 2nd floor at the front - and there was a LOT of street noise”
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“The single room on top floor with view of St Paul's Cathedral”
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“I'd recommend a private room with only people you know but that's just what I chose to do and had no problem”
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