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Dover Castle Hostel & Flatshares

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Chiddingfold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice staff, great location in the centre just next to a tube station and a lovely Borrow market. Generally much cleaner than most shares I stayed at but very crowded and noisy. Luckily we were on the second floor so no noise from bellow - the bar (as many others complained) - but it's a share - you will...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We can here for some company drinks. 3 of us arrived to meet 13 others. The doorman refused entry as it was a "student night" although the other 13 are 25+... Denied entry and then had the doorman face to face "don't talk rude to me"... never again wouldn't recommend to anyone to be honest

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Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a hostel, it is noisy with pub downstairs. The bed and common area not so spacious. Toilet cleanliness is acceptable. Friendly staffs and strategic location, with very nearby underground. I guess if you love a lovely pub, you will like here.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Best Irish Pub in London!! Lovely staff, visit it regularly. Cheap drinks and some bar food available (hot and cold). Good place that stays open late in Central London, as a lot close early ish. Music is good and pool is available to play!!

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St Neots, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Five of us booked and paid for a 6 bed dorm to avoid disturbing any strangers. This worked very well and still worked out very cheap. The room we were in consisted of 3 bunk beds and although basic, was clean. The toilets and showers were down the corridor and whilst not the greatest, were still clean. The staff were...

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Near the Borough underground station and 10mins from London Bridge. Confortable and good pub. It just has got common rooms, not individual. 24h attention and very nice stuff. Not the best shower and toilets, but good enough to the young traveler.

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Liverpool, New York
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I chose this hostel on my first trip to London because it was cheap, in the center of London, and a 30-second walk from a tube station. It's not a bad hostel, but not as good as other ones I've stayed at. Some of the bathroom lights don't work, there aren't enough outlets in the rooms, and the beds felt...

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I've choosen this hostel because of the low price. It has a very good position, close to the tower bridge and to the subway. It Is a very nice strutture with nice personal, but it Is not very clean. The bathroom was Always dirty, as the rooms. Breakfast included was a good thing.

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Good location with walking distance after getting off the tube at Borough station. However, the neighbourhood doesn't seem to be that good, it's quiet and cold on the street, and no people at all. Nice reception, clean and handy kitchen stuff, you've got microbe, kettles, tea pots and so on. Yet the smell goes to the rooms on the same...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The hostel pub closes at 2am so there is a lot of noise when you go to sleep. Drunk guests all the time. There is just one shower and two toilets per floor (always busy and dirty). Poor breakfast, and horrible coffee, just toasts and cereals. No security at all, the front door is usually opened and the room lock...

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Southwark
Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard, the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street, foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest attractions such as Tate Modern and Shakespeare's Globe. Despite Southwark's many popular draws, instant calm can be achieved easily by turning down almost any side street. For more urban buzz, a quick stroll across famed bridges like the pedestrianized Millennium Bridge or the ever photogenic Tower Bridge yields access to the very core of Central London. And with London Bridge Station as this neighbourhood's main transportation hub, getting across town (or to anywhere in England for that matter) is a relative breeze.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Dover Castle Hostel and Bar, providing backpackers and students with great value accommodation and entertainment since 1985. Whatever your circumstances, we will supply you with all you need to experience the best of London. We're located in Borough, just a few minutes walk to London Bridge and London's Southbank with close proximity to major tourist attractions, such as the Tower Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral, Southbank, Tate Modern and the London Eye. ** Lively entertainment every night, free Wi-Fi, a fully equipped guest kitchen, TV room, laundry facilities, lockers, a free luggage room, and much more. ** Longer staying guests can be set up with private rooms in houses and in flatshares, arranged via our Dover Castle flatshare agency. ** Guests can rent large single rooms or a twin room for 2 persons. The kitchen and bathroom facilities are shared. ** The houses and flats are located in Zone 2, Southeast London, typically 20 minutes from London Bridge. ** Your temporary base in London where you can stay, relax, meet, and interact. Whether you're planning to stay in London for the short or long term, we offer great value to enhance your experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dover Castle Hostel & Flatshares

Address: 6A Great Dover Street, London SE1 4XW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Southwark
Price Range: RM62 - RM265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dover Castle Hostel & Flatshares 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Never go without earplugs”
martinat618, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Dont stay here!!”
Juanma596, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go in good weather. Go on a lower floor if you have bags.”
AlexandraB0310, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“ I wonder why this sort of places don't offer a key locker for your bag at the same room, and a little shelf to leave your personal stuff at the night.... maybe for middle sizes bags at least, and you could go out feeling sure... ”
575murield, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Upstair rooms are quite”
380pauly, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
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