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7 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I come to London, I stay here. The position is excellent, near the center without being too overwhelming and the staff really is friendly and ready to help. There's no elevator, so, if you don't like stairs, this might not be the choice for you.

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Thank Chiara B
Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us again. We are so pleased that you find our location to be excellent and that our staff are really friendly and helpful! Safe onward travels from all of us here :) More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even the most seasoned of travelers will fall in love with this place. It got off to a great start as the staff went above and beyond to accommodate a special request I had made. It was very symbolic of their overall approach to customer service...they will do anything they can to make your stay more enjoyable. Great bathrooms/showers, comfortable... More 

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Thank Matthew S
Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you fell in love with the Badger, found our customer service to be excellent, enjoyed our unique atmosphere and that you will stay with us again! Safe onward travels from all of us here :) More 

1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really good hostel,good location,few minutes of walk from tube,nice neighbourhood ,few shops,pubs,places to eat,good and fast free wifi,super clean every day ,free breakfast,very nice staff. Will be back!

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found the Badger to be the best hostel in London and that you will stay with us again! Safe onward travels from all of us here :) More 

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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is probably one of the best places I have found. It has various selection of rooms.which are clean tidy and great value for money. A light breakfast of cereal fruit toast jam tea or coffee included. Links to central London and main airports are all within a few minutes walk Staff are helpful and friendly. Would I stay here... More 

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found the Badger to be one of the best places and that you liked our cleanliness, value for money, our great location, our friendly, helpful staff and you would stay with us again! Safe onward travels from... More 

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Super nice and helpful stuff, there is someone for you at the reception 24/7 . In general it is a really homely hostel with a big living-dining room where you can cook your own meals if you want to. In the morning you can get a simple breakfast. There also is a living room with a couch, books to read... More 

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found the Badger to be a really homely hostel and liked our nice and helpful staff, free breakfast, cooking facilities, living room, our comfy beds and a personal locker with safe, plus our great location! Safe onward... More 

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203 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly, good wifi, clean, good location, room had like eight electrical outlets, quiet, very nice free breakfast (Nutella! bananas, tangerines, cerials, bread/butter), kitchen, TV room, grocery stores nearby

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found the Badger to be a great hostel and liked our good wifi, cleanliness, location, loads of electrical outlets, the free breakfast and our friendly atmosphere! Safe onward travels from all of us here :) More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Being just a couple minutes walk from a Zone 1 tube station I thought this hostel would be noisy, but it was so peaceful and quiet! We booked room 9 which has bunk beds, a balcony, and an in-room sink. The restrooms were up a flight of stairs, but they were the cleanest and biggest restrooms I've ever found at... More 

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found the Badger to be the best hostel you have stayed in and that you liked our cleanliness, security, the friendliness of our staff and that you got to meet our friendly little dog! Safe onward travels... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed staying in this hostel. Staff were friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean, beds were comfy. Very impressed with the lockers - big enough for large luggage AND a safe for valuables! Breakfast was good. Good location - short walking distance to supermarkets and subway. Would stay here again. Thanks for a great stay! ☺

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Badger and found our staff friendly and helpful, liked our cleanliness, comfy beds, our large locker/safe combo and that you would stay here again! Safe onward travels from all of us here... More 

Toronto, Canada
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122 reviews
111 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This place iw fantastic. I'd been travelling for awhile and mistakenly booked my one week stay here starting one day earlier then I planned to arrive and finishing a day earlier then I planned to leave and didn't notice until the morning I was headed to London when they emailed me about having to charge me for the first night's... More 

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found the Badger to be fantastic and that you liked our great staff, atmosphere and that you would stay here again! Safe onward travels from all of us here :) More 

Singapore
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We booked a twin private room with shared bath. There is no lift and the staircase is quite narrow. Although a little cramped with only one chair, one flap-up table, one wash basin and a double decker bunker bed, our stay was a pleasant one. We had to make our own beds like at home and return the bedsheets, comforters... More 

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found our staff friendly, liked our cleanliness, our convenient location and that your stay was a homely one! Safe onward travels from all of us here :) More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Barmy Badger (or "The Badger") is a small, friendly Backpackers hostel in Earls Court. The Badger is unique in that we are the only hostel in London that has dogs who come into work with the hostel owners! We have NO HIDDEN COSTS. Included in the price of your stay are the following: 120 megabyte WiFi in all rooms, communal areas and the garden Breakfast (cornflakes, muesli, toast, a selection of spreads & a selection of fruit Use of personal locker which has a laptop safe inside (bring your own padlock) Use of the fully equipped kitchen Use of the bbq and help yourself to our herbs and fruit grown in the garden Luggage storage on the day of arrival and departure if needed Tea and coffee all day Plenty of power sockets, including USB chargers Taxi bookings London Maps Boardgames Cable TV Book exchange Travel advice Boarding pass print out (one per person) Towels, adaptors and hairdryers are available to use with a fully refundable cash deposit. Optional extras for a small fee - laundry, long term bag storage and padlocks for sale. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barmy Badger Backpackers

Address: 17 Longridge Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9SB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Earls Court
Price Range: RM124 - RM382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“If you don't like the concept of a hostel, they do have individual rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles chiarabR36OR, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe Bed Room having its own bathroom”
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“Private rooms are on the top floor, more stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles canadianexile, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ttry and stay on the lower floors, as it can be difficult walking up the stairs to the top, with a full backpack!”
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