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Central Hostel

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 4 October 2014

I stayed here 4 nights with a friend this past summer while travelling England. It is close to a major "tube" station (Bayswater) and is no more than a 5 minute walk to a main street with tons of little coffee shops, every kind of food imaginable, and lots of tourist shops. It is a 10-15 minute "tube" ride to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2014

I've stayed for 3 weeks last year, and I didn't have any issues. I didn't need much as well, just a bed to sleep, a shower and a kitchen, and I found that for a cheap price in a good location. I can't complain. The stuff was always helpful and the rooms were clean.

1Thank Rafnagud
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We've been there for one night. The double room was clean enough and the location very convenient. The price cheap for the London standard. Friendly staff. The entrance, the corridors, the stairs all spray painted make you feel you are in a squat, and for a while I thought it could be possible... It's a pity, because the building must...

Thank LizzyDizzy57
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

*rudest reception and cleaning staff I have ever experienced. * hole in the ceiling= leaking roof * no working wifi *shuttle bus service is not an actual thing * dirty * fire hazards at every turn *excellent location is the slow saving grace.

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 20 July 2014

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De Lutte
Reviewed 8 July 2014

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Paris, France
Reviewed 25 June 2014

reservation for 2 nts. on the 2nd night, i came back (1.30am)from an late eve out and found out that my bed was given to someone else. They made a mistake and had to make quickly a bed for me. the next day I wanted to speak to the manager but he did not want to speak to me. the...

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Reviewed 8 June 2014

I'm writing this recention live from another Ostel because the (not) lovely Central Hostel decided to move me and my 3 friends to another hostel near the street, at 3am. lovely don't you think?! 4 Italian girls who don't know where to go at 3am :)) We paid the full price for our room but only one night after they...

3Thank vampiremichs
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2014

I stayed there only for 7 hours as I came for a concert,and I just wanted to stay somewhere nearby. Receptionist was cold as ice but I do not really care as probably he gets not so much money. I stayed in 6 dorms bed with women, and it was funny because 2 women snored as men :) The worst...

1Thank jana j
Reviewed 11 May 2014

filthy is good start for this place. We were told book in was 11am but were not able to book in until 4pm. Room wasn't ready and needed cleaning apparently. Room was dirty when we finally did get in and the cleaner came in 40 minutes later with a vacuum, we were sleeping after a 32 hr day of travelling....

1Thank EpicArcher

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Notting Hill
As West London's friskiest corner, Notting Hill more than manages to retain plenty of the same appeal that's brought the affluent area so much worldwide attention. In this attractive cobblestoned neighbourhood, a delectable variety of eateries, independent shops, galleries and street vendors offer a delightful window into how to live the good life in London, with each presenting visitors with an experience that's a little more idiosyncratic and endearing than the last. Travelers looking to forage for antiques should be sure to visit the Portobello Road Market on Saturdays, the largest antiques market in the United Kingdom.
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Additional Information about Central Hostel

Address: 26 Princes Square | Bayswater, London W2 4NJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Notting Hill
Price Range: RM67 - RM224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Central Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Private Bathrooms are on the first floor”
mrcf2207, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Please make the place for travelers and tourists only. No residents.”
hareld2014, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I don't think there are any good rooms...”
karlw588, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you have the money, book the twin room and just pay extra - it's worth it to have your own space”
adaml190, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Poor accessibility to all rooms as reception is in basement, we were on the first floor and were given no assistance to carry out luggage.”
ainsley1311, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
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