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    Central Hostel

    26 Princes Square | Bayswater, London W2 4NJ, England
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    • Excellent2%
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    • Terrible39%
    24 Oct 2017
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    16 May 2017
    “Surly and unhelpfull staff dirty in places rooms clean but basic”
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    1 - 5 of 87 reviews

    Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

    Upon arrival you're greeted by bored and rude people. In other hostels I've stayed in you get a big welcoming, a tour, and information about what's around, here all you get is judgemental looks and a bad attitude. They give you a key and send...More

    Thank Aida M
    Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

    My friend and I had just left a horrible hostel hoping to find something better. Well... I cried (for real) when I saw the room and how dirty the hostel was. The kitchen is gross aswell. We immediately asked to cancel the reservation but it...More

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    Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

    I was in London for a concert which was booked last minute so I only booked to stay here 24 hours before my trip, so there wasn't much in the way of affordable choice. I paid £80 for a private room which was OK for...More

    Thank percypiggy1
    Reviewed 4 June 2017

    The rooms were not bad and bathrooms clean. You can get a great nights sleep here thought the general guest area is very small. The kitchen and storage for food are above average. Most the staff are friendly and travelers a good crowd, friendly and...More

    Thank Jeffrey Keegan W
    Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

    A friend of mine recommended this hostel, honestly don't know how! I was barely able to find the entrance and carry the suitcase down the killer stairs. The common room is small and doesn't have a friendly vibe - drunk people talking to themselves. When...More

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    • US$ 16 - US$ 59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Notting Hill
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    Petra F
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    You need to be crazy to take you're kids in this hostel - trust me !
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    "Get a lower floor room since I hated climbing the stairs, but may just be me with bad knees. All rooms are..."
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    "Private Bathrooms are on the first floor"
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    "Please make the place for travelers and tourists only. No residents."
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