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Dover Castle Hostel & Flatshares

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 24 July 2016

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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Really disappointed with Dover Castle Hostel, my sister arrived in the early hours instead of late evening from a VERY delayed flight from Scotland, (still having to get her little one across the city before check in) called in advace to say they would still be showing up but aprox 12 hours late. Upon waking had an email to say...

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The Dover Castle Hotel and Bar was a great place to stay for two 19 year old girls. The hostel was clean and the staff were friendly and helpful. It is just a 30 s walk from the metro which takes you all over the city! we could also come and go as we liked at any hour, and a...

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Reviewed 9 July 2016

Perhaps things are different in private rooms, but I hated this hostel. The staff were snobby and very mean to me, the room was too small (smallest 6-bed dorm I've ever stayed), the shower rooms were unhygienic, and I basically had the worst time. Wouldn't recommend it to anyone else. It's smelly and dirty and just not worth it.

Thank sushinoodle
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

So the receptionist who checked me in corrected me and thought he knew the 'correct' pronunciation of my name better than me. Not very polite to greet anybody, I think. And then he blames me for misspelling my info on the check-in sheet. Weird start. I had one bed in a 4 bed mixed room. 3 pretty Dutch girls where...

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Valencian Country, Spain
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Somewhat run down, but clean. No lift. Keep that in mind, you have to go to the basement to check in/out and then up two or three flights to the bedrooms. Breakfast (coffee, bread, jam, fruit and juice?) included. Free wifi. Tube nearby.

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Sibiu, Romania
Reviewed 30 June 2016

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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I was put into a bed beneath a leaking roof, there were no other beds available as a group of German teenagers were staying at the hostel. The staff were aware that the roof would leak but chose to put me in the bed on a night when there was a storm. When I say leak I do not mean...

Thank AlexandraB0310
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Nice building with an "old english style. Nice traditional breakfast and a nice pub. Close to Borough market witch is wonderful! A good budget choice, specially if you travel in a group and don't mind som noise.

Thank Lethz
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I am a rich person, I like to live in 5 stars hotels always I travel to EU in June. I stayed for one night and felt pleasant, great location, friendly staff speaking English, good neighborhood, reliable free wi-fi, relatively low price in London and with bar and restarant facility. I hope to go again. Paul

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Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard, the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street, foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest attractions such as Tate Modern and Shakespeare's Globe. Despite Southwark's many popular draws, instant calm can be achieved easily by turning down almost any side street. For more urban buzz, a quick stroll across famed bridges like the pedestrianized Millennium Bridge or the ever photogenic Tower Bridge yields access to the very core of Central London. And with London Bridge Station as this neighbourhood's main transportation hub, getting across town (or to anywhere in England for that matter) is a relative breeze.
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Welcome to The Dover Castle Hostel and Bar, providing backpackers and students with great value accommodation and entertainment since 1985. Whatever your circumstances, we will supply you with all you need to experience the best of London. We're located in Borough, just a few minutes walk to London Bridge and London's Southbank with close proximity to major tourist attractions, such as the Tower Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral, Southbank, Tate Modern and the London Eye. ** Lively entertainment every night, free Wi-Fi, a fully equipped guest kitchen, TV room, laundry facilities, lockers, a free luggage room, and much more. ** Longer staying guests can be set up with private rooms in houses and in flatshares, arranged via our Dover Castle flatshare agency. ** Guests can rent large single rooms or a twin room for 2 persons. The kitchen and bathroom facilities are shared. ** The houses and flats are located in Zone 2, Southeast London, typically 20 minutes from London Bridge. ** Your temporary base in London where you can stay, relax, meet, and interact. Whether you're planning to stay in London for the short or long term, we offer great value to enhance your experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dover Castle Hostel & Flatshares

Address: 6A Great Dover Street, London SE1 4XW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Southwark
Price Range: $20 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dover Castle Hostel & Flatshares 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Never go without earplugs”
martinat618, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Dont stay here!!”
Juanma596, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go in good weather. Go on a lower floor if you have bags.”
AlexandraB0310, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“ I wonder why this sort of places don't offer a key locker for your bag at the same room, and a little shelf to leave your personal stuff at the night.... maybe for middle sizes bags at least, and you could go out feeling sure... ”
575murield, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Upstair rooms are quite”
380pauly, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
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