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The Walrus Hostel

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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: •Has a kitchen •Hot water for showers •Party every Thursday to meet fellow travelers •Awesome bar •Great vibe; met a lot of cool people to hang out with while we were there Cons: •Had my camera stolen in the middle of the night from...More

Thank Melissa N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently stayed at the Walrus as I live on the London Waterloo line to attended a gig at the O2 Arena. Being a 5 minute walk from the station the hostel is ideal for connections to underground/overground. The hostel itself is a bar on...More

Thank mrlukenik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hostel with great accommodation. I've been in a room for women at the 3rd floor and that was clean. Except the mattress of the bunk beds wasn't really comfortable and it's noisy when you make any movement. Anyway it can be ok if you're not...More

Thank Nikitaa22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed my four nights at this place. Good bar where you get discounts as a guest, quality free breakfast every morning, and close to Lambeth and Waterloo Tube stations. The staff are extremely knowledgeable about London and and happy to help. The WiFi doesn't...More

Thank SarahReviewer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Walrus was the first ever hostel that I stayed in and i was also on my first solo trip. The staff was nice, the beds were decent (I had a top bunk in a 4 female only dorm - I soon learned top bunk...More

Thank KathleenCG
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$32 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$32 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Hannah S
8 December 2017|
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Response from Joe L | Reviewed this property |
You can contact the hostel directly and let them know your ETA. They might have your beds available when you arrive and let you check in early. If they don’t just ask if you can drop off your bags and return later for check... More
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AreWeThereYet444
20 January 2016|
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Response from NatashaGS | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunetly, I don't remember. If I'm not mistaken it was the third floor, actually, It was a 1 floor above the luggage room. There's an individual bathroom in the second floor (or the floor below mine). If you go around... More
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"I stayed in a nice 6-bed dorm, but there is also a much bigger dorm if you want it to be even cheaper."
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"We shard a room with 6 people which included shower. I would recommend that size as it was quiet and the..."
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"Chose a room with 6 or less people, Wifi was not great here"
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"Don't be afraid of the 20 bed room. Its very spacious!"
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