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Dover Castle Hostel & Flatshares

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Saskatchewan, Canada
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The staff were very friendly and helpful! I found beds to be clean and quite comfortable, the toilets did need a little attention as there is a constant stench of urine (men, please aim). I liked the fact that you have keyed entry from the street and staff is always there. The location is within walking distance to London bridge...

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The staffs working here were very helpful and friendly. I had totally no idea where to print out my flight itinerary but Juan (one of the staffs) settled it within 5 minutes. This hostel's kitchen was well equipped as well, oven, microwave, e-cooker, utensils, and etc., so much were readily to be used, recommended for people who enjoy cooking during...

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The only saving grace was the friendly staff. The rooms are extremely hot even when it is cold out. The showers are disgusting with a virtually unusable head. Only separated by curtains so you have to lock the entire room if you want to get changed. Someone had shaved their pubes all over the sink which had sprawled out through...

1Thank Heathmobile
Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for the night I found the staff helpful and friendly but, the building is in desperate need of a renovation as is the living areas. Shower on first floor not working and no sink in toilet. Bed sheets clean and breakfast tasty. For the price I paid I would stay here again

1Thank susieblue78
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This hostel is by far the worst I've stayed in..The location is awful, right on a very noisy crossroad...the area is even worse:dirty and unsafe...the staff are very rude and unfriendly plus they stole the pair of glasses I placed in my backpack, which I had to leave for a few hours in the hostel storage.. It's very cheap of...

Thank lucadambro
Turku, Finland
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I think it's one of the cheapest hostels in London so it's not luxury you're gonna get. But the location is perfect, breakfast is included every morning and the staff is friendly. It has a nice laidback atmosphere. Borough station is about 100 meters across the street, there is Tesco and lots of restaurants nearby and it's only about 500...

Thank Oona K
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Cheap drinks, lots of screens for watching sport. Mainly filled with students from Thursday to Saturday but it's a good atmosphere for all. You can also order food which is again essentially take away food but very reasonably priced and satisfying. I believe they do £2.80 snakebites if you feel so inclined.

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Was on the top floor so had to lug a 20kg suitcase up the stairs 😐 floors were creaky az so you couldn't exactly tiptoe to the bathroom at night. There was no lock to the showers on the top floor so got walked in on naked. Great. Every time a person got up to leave the room the door...

2Thank Natasha E
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I booked the hostel without knowing what I could find. I chose it because it was low cost and it was worth the price, I mean it was quite clean, I met lots of different people, the breakfast was really good and the hostel position was great to visit the city!

1Thank Giovanna France... C
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at Dover Castle, it has basic hostel amenities (clean though), a lively bar with a great selection of tap beers and is located in a fantastic area of London. Be prepared for stairs though! As you might of guessed from looking at the pictures the hostel is multiply stories high, besides that I would definitely...

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Staying in Southwark

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: ₹ 913 - ₹ 3,901 (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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