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Hostel 639 Kensal Green Backpackers

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2008

The only consolation I could find in staying here is that I got it for free as a package deal when I booked a flight with my travel agent. If I wasn't getting it for free, I would not have stayed here beyond my first night. I arrived to a filthy room, complete with used towels and sheets, and used...

4Thank jlb96
Rheinland Pfalz
Reviewed 6 July 2008

The first view upon the so called 'Hostel' caused some laughter ... not of joy, but of shock. The building itself looks like an old office building and as soon as you enter the building, the impression changes into a prison. We'd announced our check-in time for 1 pm. We arrived an hour to early, so as we entered our...

1Thank Lisa-Charlotte
Reviewed 25 August 2007

A friend and me stayed one night in this hostel, and that was enough! We slept in a dorm for 6 girls. It was fully-occupied when we joined. There was a shower IN THE ROOM!! Carpet on the floor (vacuum cleaner??!?) Anyway, it was fealty. BUT: new linen upon arrival! Because I've travelled the days before I slept immediately (with...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 26 July 2007

This was the worst hostel I have stayed in, ever. And I have traveled all over Europe. Dirty, unsafe, and in a bad location. Try somewhere else. The low price does NOT make up for how bad this place is. You can do better. If not, you should rethink travel in Europe. I would highly recommend the Holland Park hostel,...

5Thank alohakoala
Reviewed 16 July 2007

I stayed at hostel 639 a couple of weeks ago... I was on a Eurotrip with some friends...Oh man... where do I start...Well, for starters, when we checked into our room at hostel 639... The beds weren't done, the garbage was literally all over the floor, the room smelled like vomit (literally) and there was a sex toy under one...

4Thank Coconut003
Reviewed 23 June 2007

very basic service! i stayed in a 8 female dorm, room was clean but really small..and you have to cope with a shower box close to your bed!! the best thing is that's cheap and it's in zone 2, you reach victoria in about 20 minutes by tube, but i wouldn't stay there for more than 2-3 days..if your roommate...

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2007

We went to this hostel twice, the fisrt time (May 07) have booked through Hostelworld for two nights. We were located in the end of the 5th floor, lift does not work, and I had my mum with me, who is 65years old and has heart problems - it was a struggle for me (who exercise regularly), and very difficult...

1Thank Cyntia_G_Laycy
Reviewed 16 May 2007

I have stayed at this hostel nearly every time I have come to London (I say nearly as I stayed at 2 others before here but have never had to bother finding another one). It's cheap, it's cheerful and I have always have an awesome time here. The location is perfect - zone 2 and at Notting Hill Carnival time...

Thank felicity77
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 14 April 2007

Note: This is a hostel, not a hotel ------------------------------------ Located conveniently at Kensal Green Station on the tube, Hostel 639 is probably the cheapest lodging in all of London, with beds as low as £5 a night, at least in the winter and spring. Complimentary breakfast, by way of cereal, coffee, juice and toast (with Nutella and jelly) are served...

Thank kaydini
Reviewed 21 May 2006

It is place for desperados. Minimum of minimum of comfort. How room looks? The bed and shower cabin. Nothing more... a lttle smell. Noisy, but clean.

3Thank Jacek

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Additional Information about Hostel 639 Kensal Green Backpackers

Address: 639 Harrow Road | Kensal Green, London NW10 5NU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: ₹ 916 - ₹ 5,559 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hostel 639 Kensal Green Backpackers 1.5*
Number of rooms: 410
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