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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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107 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

What an excellent little hostel! They made me feel very welcome from day 1! Being a single traveler your hostel can really make or break your experience and this was the first hostel of my 7 week European adventure. It really set the standard for the laid-back and welcoming backpacker's hostel. They included a lot of amenities such as daily... More 

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi White2nt! Thank you for your lovely and detailed review of our hostel. We are more than happy to know you have enjoyed to the fullest all our amenities and that your trip to London was overall quite satisfactory. It makes us very proud to get reviews like yours which encourage us to keep up the good work. Hope we... More 

Fredericksburg, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

I had a great experience at this hostel. They were very engaging and provided so many good amenities and suggestions for places to go. I stayed here with a friend and we stayed in a six person room that overlooked the Thames and had a balcony. The wifi worked well which was a big plus and the location was a... More 

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Jenny! I am very glad to hear you and your friend enjoyed your time at Travel Joy! I would like to thank you on behalf of all our staff for this kind review about your hostel and we hope to see you soon back around! Kind regards, Melissa More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Great little hostel to stay in. Only a ten minute walk from the Tube Station. I was travelling light so that wasn't a problem for me. the free wifi throughout the hostel was great, as was the free breakfast in the morning and unlimited free hot and soft drinks any time of the day. Defiantly a good place to use... More 

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Adam! Thank you so much for your nice review about our place! We are very glad you could make the most out of our location and our free soft drinks! We hope you come back soon and we will try to make your experience even better! Kind regards, Melissa More 

Powell, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I really enjoyed my stay at the hostel . It was very neat and orderly . The staff was kind and considerate and they all worked toward the goal of making you feel welcome. And I must give a special compliment to the manager "Marie" She was always willing to the special attention to details . She was very helpful... More 

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Magicman! I am very happy to hear about your experience in our hostel! I am sure Marine will be very pleased to hear she's helped you a lot while you were here. It is really encouraging to hear such nice words about our place and about our staff. We are delighted to know you have enjoyed our free soft... More 

Baku, Azerbaijan
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77 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

I stayed here for 3-4 hours, but really liked the place. I stayed with 6 more people in the room, and they were nice people. Also hostel has a bar where you can get free beer ;) I would go here, if I visit London once more.

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Kanan, I am very glad you have enjoyed your stay at the hostel even though it was quite brief! We hope you will be able to visit us again and maybe stay a bit longer with us! Kind regards, Melissa More 

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Not for the shy, with it's 12 bunk rooms, this hostel is a wonderful place for exploring London from. Just across the Thames from Battersea Power Station, and a few minutes walk from Pimlico tube station. Downstairs is a pub and lounge area, with free soft drinks, tea/coffee for residents. Also a lovely array for the buffet breakfast. The hostel... More 

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Bethany! Thank you very much for this detailed account of your stay with us: I am very happy to hear you have joined in our weekly activities! We are delighted to know you have made the most out of them and that you were able to explore London quite comfortably from our good location. Hope to see you back... More 

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Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

I went to a different hostel everyday on my holiday, and this one was by far the best. Very cheap, free drinks, free breakfast, I don't even understand how it's possible, very nice and helpful people. Only negative thing is that nothing is really close, but you should just travel with the underground anyway.

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Ryan, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such nice review of our hostel. We are very happy to know you could make the most out of our free continental breakfast and free amenities! The hostel may seem to be far from certain places but it is actually in the centre of Zone 1 and bus 24... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely little hostel. The staff made me feel welcome when I was a little nervous with this being the first time I've stayed in a hostel. Thought it was really good how you got free soft drinks at the bar and breakfast in the morning. The bed was a little uncomfy and the rooms could do with better ventilation but... More 

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Louise! Thank you very much for your kind review about our hostel. We are very pleased to know you felt welcomed and comfortable with our staff. It goes a long way for them to be appreciated like this! I am sorry the room seemed a bit stuffed; we try our best to keep it well ventilated by opening the... More 

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Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Great hostel! The staff, facilities and atmosphere are great. They really do make travelling easy. The rooms are clean the bar downstairs has loads of power points with a mixture of travellers and locals.

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Brad! Thank you for taking some time to write us a nice review about your experience here. We are very happy to know you have enjoyed your time with us and we hope you will choose to stay here again in the future! Kind regards, Melissa More 

Constantine, Algeria
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2015

My friend and I arrived at Travel Joy Hostel at 11.30pm. The receptionists were very friendly and helpful. They helped us make a booking as we had some difficulties to do it; no phones, no wifi and no credit cards. I recommend Travel Joy Hostel to anyone who wants to visit London as this hostel, in my opinion, is the... More 

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Mohamed! Thank you so much for your nice review! We are pleased to know your brief experience at our hostel gave you such a good impression and we hope you and your friend will come back soon, now that you know how to make a reservation here! Kind regards, Melissa More 

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Staying in Pimlico

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Pimlico
Time spent in Pimlico is a slower-paced affair than most other Central London neighbourhoods. This largely residential area orderly arranged beside the Thames, is a treasure trove of quaint pubs, subtle architectural charms and local boutiques. Here, art lovers thrill at the chance to visit the world class Tate Britain gallery for its collection of British art from the 1500s to the present. For peace and quiet and some downtime spent along the Thames, Pimlico is highly recommended.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Travel Joy Hostels is a relaxed and chilled-out hostel which focuses on personal service.We are the only London hostel overlooking the river. We are extremely centrally located between Chelsea and The Houses of Parliament.We provide free tea/coffee/soft drinks to residents at all times, free linen/towels, free earplugs, Wi-Fi in the entire building and free continental breakfast. There are no hidden costs.There is bicycle dock and a 24 hour bus outside the door that goes every ten minutes to Victoria Station, Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Soho, Oxford Street and Camden.We have a Thai and European restaurant on site and a tour and theatre tickets desk.We have PC's in the lounge area which can be accessed for a small fee.Our large bar below the hostel is a great place to relax and socialise. Our building offers all modern facilities and guests can feel very safe and comfortable.Our check-in time is from 14:00 - 23.30. If you are early you can leave your luggage in our secure luggage storage area. Check-out is 11:00 with breakfast from 07:30 - 10:30.We can assure you that your stay with Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea will be enjoyable and relaxing and give you a wonderful taste of Central London.We also have Salsa Classes on Wednesdays, an Open Mic Night on Fridays and Live Music on Saturdays. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea

Address: 111 Grosvenor Road | Pimlico, London SW1V 3LG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Pimlico
Price Range: $37 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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