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Eaton, Ohio
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

This was my first time staying at a hostel, it will be my last. Being my first time, I went in not knowing what to expect and being open minded. I booked a hostel simply for the affordable price for a one night stay. If you take anything out of this review take this, it was worth the once in...

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Smart Hostels L, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Hyde Park Inn Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking time and writing a review for us, we apologies that you did not enjoy your stay. As we're a budget hostel, we offer our beds for a cheap price and cannot afford to give customers free towels. with regards to soap we do give soap, however the house keeper must of forgot to put some...

Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Perfect location! One block from the Bayswater tube station and close enough to shopping but far enough away so it wasn't too loud. They were very accommodating. Our friend group was separated by accident and they gave us a 6 bedroom to ourselves to keep us together. Great for what we paid for. Would definitely return.

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Smart Hostels L, Public Relations Manager at Smart Hyde Park Inn Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so happy you enjoyed your visit with us and please you found our central location favourable with its excellent transport links nearby. Thank you again for staying with us and we hope you'll be able to visit again soon.

Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

If your 6'4 like myself then you won't fit in the beds. Place was an alright location and pretty clean. Be prepared to pay 2 £ to store your bag at the hostel if you've already checked out. I shouldn't have to pay to have them throw my bag in a room for a few hours.

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Smart Hostels L, Public Relations Manager at Smart Hyde Park Inn Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that our central location a highlight for you and that you found our hostel to be clean and hygienic. it is unfortunate that you found our beds limited in comfort., we are currently looking in to extending the bed length for the added comfort of our guests. On the day of arrival...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Spend the extra money, stay somewhere else! The 15-person room was loud, crowded, filthy, and felt unsafe. The room had triple-decker bunkbeads, which were not suitable for a good night's sleep. Breakfast is just toast and tea--but had been torn through by the time I arrived to eat. Good location, awful everything else.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2015

There are bed bugs everywhere and they will do nothing for you. They will not give you a refund, they are unfriendly. Avoid this hostel at all costs. The breakfast is also extremely disappointing, you have to pay for lockers, there are shifty characters here. No wifi. Extremely uncomfortable experience. I can't believe I have to spend two more nights...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 May 2015

This is the far best hostel with budget not far from the heart of London. This hostel really need MORE power outlets for people to use laptop or phone charging. The dorm bedroom is tight but very comfortable, have curtain for your privacy. They need MORE bathroom since they were very few of them for MANY beds on the first...

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Baekke, Denmark
Reviewed 12 May 2015

You get what you pay for. Cheap plac to stay. The rooms are small for the amount of people/beds inside. The beds are too short. Good with curtain infront of the beds. I stayed for 2 nights and only need a bed so fair. I Paris the breakfast starts already at 6 o`clock. Would be good if possibl at this...

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Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

The zone where this hostel is located couldn't be better, it's one street away from Bayswater tube station, so, that's important. The pros: location, friendly staff, cleaniness, internet facilities and the price. The bad stuff: beds are so hard for the back, people are so loud and doors don't help, people just have to slam them to close. Besides, a...

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Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

You may be tempted to stay at this hostel when looking at the pictures. Yes the pictures does not lie, they have decent bed with clean linen and pillow cases. But not the blanket. I highly doubted they wash them regularly as my friend got a blanket that smelled weird and funky. Honestly if you kinda a "hygienic freak", you...

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Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

The worst hostel i've ever been. Please..please do not stay in here.. I beg you. There was a dead bed bug under my bed and someone in my room was robbed at the same day. It was my first day.. I stayed here 4 days and there was a little(or big) problem every single day. The room looks like a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 165 yrd from Bayswater Underground Station and Hyde Park, Smart Hyde Park Inn offers budget dormitories with free WiFi access throughout. There is a spacious shared kitchen and 24-hour front desk. Set in a grand period property, the large dormitories have elegant decor and original features. There are plenty of shared bathroom facilities, and guests can use a hairdryer and ironing facilities. Smart Hyde Park features a common room with comfortable seating, computers and a flat-screen TV. There is also a modern kitchen with an oven, refrigerator and microwave, and continental breakfasts are served daily. Smart Hyde Park Inn is a 20-minute walk from Marble Arch and Oxford Street. Lively Soho is a 40-minute walk from the building, and the famous Leicester Square is a 10-minute Tube ride away. Westminster is a great choice for travelers interested in Shopping, Theater and Monuments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Smart Hyde Park Inn Hostel

Address: 48-50 Inverness Terrace | Bayswater, London W2 3JA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: RM72 - RM326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Smart Hyde Park Inn Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 33
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