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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...

1Thank Denise D
Sawtry, United Kingdom
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...

1Thank luckyblackcat7
Telford, United Kingdom
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...

Thank SamXH
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.

Thank Buris Z
Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Don't book here! I know it's cheap but do not be tempted. We stayed in a twin room upstairs and it's a good job we were absolutely exhausted because there is no way we would have slept otherwise. It didn't feel safe with awful looking people hanging around reception. Constant banging of the door next to our room. Constant walking...

1Thank Kayleighpeg
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Very close to station. Near to one or two nice pubs.But generally you're out in the suburbs away from central, with not a lot around you. So cheap and you're right by the station. Some great pubs in the area. Me and my girlfriend had a double room. I checked in early and left our bags which were locked away...

Thank Richey T
Reviewed 12 June 2016

You really do get what you pay for when it comes to Hostels. This is a perfectly adequate hostel. It's fairly noisy as it's on a main road but for an overnight stay in central London this is fairly good value for money. Again, you get what you pay for!

Thank Lydia A
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I've spend a night at the 639 hostel with my friend and it was definitely better than expected. The staff was friendly and our dorm room (4 female) was okay and the shower seemed clean. The downside was, that the bathroom with the toilets didn't seem really inviting and it was incredibly loud. With earplugs you can easily spend a...

Thank Carolin D
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

I booked a room on Last Thursday for Saturday as was working a shift that clashed with the hours asked if I can book a room been told it's 2pm so they said I can but when i finished they said its fully booked so have to look elsewhere lucky I did. Never book here so that's £60 down the...

1Thank Ian P
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2016

This place is not for the general public what a terrible terrible place we booked a 6 bed room for a group of us and we checked in at 2pm when we not back at 11pm after going to Wembley there was an extra bag on one of the beds that wasn't ours we complained and went to see the...

1Thank walldanzig

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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 - €82 (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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“Don't share with strangers.”
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“4 bed female dorm”
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“somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles Richey1700000, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles Dee0070, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Do not go to this one!”
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