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Reviewed 6 March 2015

The place is great for young people travelling, is very clean and so close from the metro station! It's really worthy staying there, if you want you can even have a simple breakfast! When I stayed I went with my husband, and was very cool!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

the hostel is located out of central london, however, getting to london is quick and accessible with the tube station across the road from the hostel, Taking approximately 20 minutes. Hostel is central to all shops, a mall, and large supermarkets. Inside is a fusion of blue and orange, free internet and wifi, but every now and again the internet...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2014

The hostel is not most central, but the Northern Line runs direct from St. Pancras and only takes about 20-25 minutes. Unfortunately, this is outside zones 1-2 so will cost you 50p more than your usual ride in the city center. On the other hand, the hostel is literally a minute by foot from the nearest tube station, making it...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Ok so arrived late after an exhausting trip from India having pre-booked for myself & my partner to be in a 4 bed dorm together... Firstly, they had 'overbooked' therefore our beds were going to be in separate rooms...not too pleased with that, but got over it because all we wanted was sleep...had to pay in full, they charge if...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 21 September 2014

I stayed at this hostel for 3 nights in July. I came to the hostel dreading the 12-bed dorm, but I was pleasantly surprised by the unique 3-high bunks that offered personal charging points in each bunk as well as a light and curtain. The location, although a ways outside the city center, was great because it was as close...

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Thank Molly D
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We enjoyed our stay here. This was my first hostel and I was a little nervous about it. We had a four dorm room for the three of us. The bunk beds were relatively comfortable, very clean but also very annoying since we kept smashing our heads. The provided breakfast was a good and cheap option. Staff were friendly and...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 15 July 2014

I've stayed in plenty of hostels and this is one of the lamer ones. I mean, you'll get the typical hostel experience hanging out in the lounge and kitchen areas, but the place overall is lame. I was forced to stay here because I just arrived to London looking for housing as a Middlesex Uni student. As I will explain...

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Reviewed 6 June 2014

My traveling companion and I had to laugh because we stayed in a 15-bed room that looked like a prison! It worked well for us because we went on a pub crawl that night and left early the next morning so all we had to do was sleep there and it was fine for that. The wifi worked well. The...

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1Thank Lena O
Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Well-organized and very professional place, easily accessible and reachable via Northern Line. E-mail correspondence was also timely and professional. Quite cheap to stay in the bunk bed. highlight: USB chargers in each bed. All in all, a great place to stay.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2014 via mobile

Awesome hostel with a lot of privacy in the dorm room with the bed curtains! Great location next to the tube station and grocery stores. All staff is very hospitable and friendly - my only complaint is that my boyfriend and I are both allergic to the cleaning spray in our room, its overused and smells terrible and gives us...

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One of London's Original Hostels catering for backpackers, travelers and student groups. The hostel has a variety of room sizes, fully equipped self catering kitchen and 2 lounges with a pool table, plasmas and over 500 movies to choose from. We have no curfew - are accessible 24 hours. Free BreakfastFree Wi-fiFree Lockers Free Bed Linen ... more   less 

Additional Information about London Backpackers

Address: 1st Floor, Queens Parade | Queens Road, Hendon, London NW4 3NS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $18 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Small Rooms are fun !”
 of 5 bubbles eunhea6, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room with less beds in it for better sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles 841ryang, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose the ones with TV.”
 of 5 bubbles 299gabrielag, 6 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Stayed in 3 different types of dorm all on the busy street side & found them to be all equally terrible”
 of 5 bubbles 808andie, 3 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Do not choose large multi people rooms such as 12-15 people it gets too hot”
 of 5 bubbles 932michellew, 10 Oct 2013 | Read review
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