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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I long time look for cheaper accomendation in center of London, but prices to regular hotels was simple terrible as usually in the center of London . After lot of doubts I have chosen the first time in the life hostel, the main preference was the cost of accommodation and proximity to the metro station. Responses on the websites were... More 

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed two nights in this hostel and hated every second of it. Rude staff, sketchy guests who appear to be living there and are very unfriendly, unsafe area, seemed to be a lot of drugs, EXTREMELY dirty bathrooms and disgusting sheets. I'm surprised this place has not been investigated or shut down. I cannot emphasize enough how awful this... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

If I could I would give a 0 star review for this place. Do NOT be tempted by the cheap price and think 'it's only for one night!' This place seriously needs to be investigated and closed down, it felt very very unsafe - many of the guests looked to be living there; they looked homeless, dirty, suspicious and looked... More 

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2 Thank TesstoWin
Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This is very good place to stay , each room has very big windows and very good fresh air, responsible staffs,very clean, good area, save money, just the supervisor of cleaning is rude and unreliable. Kitchen need to be more clean and coffee shop has friendly people there.it's amazing place.

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Thank smith-suzi3333
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Was the worst hostel that I been in my life. The staff are rude and some of them speak a terrible english that is weird because you're in England? The rooms are disgusting, smell bad and seems that they don't wash the bed sheet. Also the shower is inside of the room so the people that are in a upper... More 

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1 Thank Eliane G
1 review
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

The hostel is accomodation for local workers not backpackers. Its in dodgy area, many old eastern europeans standing outside drinking, the staff isnt providing hospitality service , they don't know how to greet people, they are mean and rude, threatening to kick you out, if you want to extend the stay you have to pay 15 per day , they... More 

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1 Thank Denise D
Sawtry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

The rooms themselves are basic but fine for the price. The bathroom was cleanish. However... If you want somewhere secure, do not stay here. A previous tenant let himself into our room having 'lost' his key and not given it back on checkout. Nothing quite like having to fetch security to turf a random guy out of your bed for... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Our first impressions was that it smelt of a rancid dog smell. Then it soon came to my attention that there was dirty stain marks on the curtains and on the bedding! I then soon came to realise the shower had an awful revolting smell to it! The toilets were absolutely awful! Surprised we didn't catch anything! EW!!! DISGUSTING!!! as... More 

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Thank SamXH
1 review
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

You really get what you pay for. This hostel is very cheap, and London is a very expensive city. It's ok, if you have ever experienced sleeping in a tent not only for a night, but if you prefere to feel confortable do not choose this one, because the quality is almost the same.

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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: €15 - €81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel 639 Kensal Green Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 410
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“The room i stayed in had 8 beds. The shower is in the room so if you don't mind disturbing others who 'live there' its ok.”
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