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Halpin House

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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible17%
  • 24 Mar 2018
    “Probably the cheapest hostel to stay in Chelsea.”
  • 14 Sep 2018
    “A good hostel”
97 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5AB England See on map
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Air Conditioning
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

A beautiful old house in the center of Chelsea. The place is run mainly by volunteers. The front desk is very professional and helpful. No doubt the most affordable place to stay in Kensington if you don't mind sharing your room.

Thank emiljules3
Response from LHAL0nd0n, Manager at Halpin HouseResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you for taking time to leave a review. We appreciate that you value our team. Halpin House is and always will be the cheapest place to stay in Kensington and Chelsea. We are looking forward to welcome you again.

Reviewed 14 August 2018

On the internet there was a beautiful picture of the room, which had nothing to do with the reality. The whole building had a stench and the room was dirty with a very bad quality bed. The difference between the reality and the advertisement on...More

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Thank 997andy333
Response from LHAL0nd0n, Manager at Halpin HouseResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you for taking time to leave a review. Your opinion matters to us and we will be looking promptly and in details to the points you have raised. We are looking forward to welcome you again at Halpin House.

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Dirty, very rude, disrespectful and abusive staff, zero customer service, filthy kitchens with rotten pots that the staff don't wash, excrements on the bathroom floors not cleaned for over 48 h and really, really strange people of all ages (including ery old nd creepy people)...More

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Response from LHAL0nd0n, Manager at Halpin HouseResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you Mr or Mrs ReffGoddess11 for taking time to leave a very picturesque review. We understood that you did not like. We would have loved meeting you to try and meet your exceptions but we've never had this pleasure. For the respect of our...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018

Nothing looks like in the pictures. The kitchens are completely empty, there are no utensils you can use (They have oven and stove but no pots or pans not even dishes available, and it is EXTREMELY dirty. The carpet on every floor smells and looks...More

1  Thank mariano c
Response from LHAL0nd0n, Manager at Halpin HouseResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for taking time to leave a review. We will have been delighted to meet you and receive your comments at Reception but we never had this pleasure. Your opinion is important to us as it help us to constantly improve. We hope to...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018

The building is old but clean, the rooms are basic but clean. there is even a gymnasium, access to kitchens if you want to prepare your own meal, the nice is nice and friendly. A good place to stay for a first time in London

Thank marilynetout
Response from LHAL0nd0n, Front Office Manager at Halpin HouseResponded 7 April 2018

Thank very much for your review. We really appreciate your opinion and we are glad to know that you have enjoyed your time here at Halpin House. CC

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Halpin House resembles a sophisticated French ‘auberge de jeunesse’. This Grade 2 listed building with magnificent high ceilings now has a new gym and modern laundry facility. Located in the SW7 museum-filled More postcode of London less than a 5 minute walk from 3 major London museums; the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the V&A Museum. Gloucester Road (Zone 1) tube station is a couple of minutes walk. Flexible: Singles, twins, triples and dorms are available for short term or long term bookings. A TV area, study room and your own lockable kitchen space allow you to live life in the heart of London the way that you choose. Safe & Secure: Each house has 24 hour key fob access and CCTV, whilst a porter is on duty throughout the night. Rooms and communal areas are serviced regularly. Friendly: The experienced team are multilingual and focus on creating accommodation with a family atmosphere for all of their guests. Less
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United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington / Earls Court
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US$32 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington / Earls Court
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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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"Go for twins or dormitories there is no bunk beds."
3 Mar 2017
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14 Feb 2017
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"Sharing is not so bad."
13 Oct 2016
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