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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 12865 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 82%

Shopping 89%

Chilling out / relaxing 78%

Getting around / public transport 90%

Sightseeing 94%

Culture 93%

Nightlife / partying 84%

Value for money 66%

Customer Travel Tips for London

Read a selection of great customer tips provided by HostelBookers customers like you

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
84% Avg. rating


24 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Plan everything beforehand, and make sure you have got second plan on hand.

Liked: Sightseeing

Disliked: Living standard

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


21 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Get up early to avoid rush hours. Plan what you want to see beforehand.

Liked: There's a lot to see so you won't be going without anything to do.

Disliked: Very crowded, but that is to be expected of a city this size. Prices for certain attractions might be a bit steep if you're on a budget.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


20 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: .........

Liked: .......

Disliked: ..........

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


19 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: walk rather than using the underground for short journeys

Liked: the variety of different things to do

Disliked: It can get chaotic

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


19 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Visit the parks (Hyde or Regents) when you want a moment away from the busyness of the city.

Liked: Easy to get around, lots to do and see

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


10 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Walk a lot.

Liked: Everything.

Disliked: No.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


09 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Work / volunteering

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Buy food and drink from supermarkets outside the city center

Liked: Friendly atmosphere and good metro service

Disliked: Very expensive

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


06 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: You should have adequate money. London is expensive.

Liked: It has everything that a person can ever require.

Disliked: Nothing.

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


29 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Plan ahead and buy as many things like passes in advance to try and save on costs

Liked: Old history and very good public transport

Disliked: Expensive

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


22 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Buy at the very beginning of your trip a Oyester card for the underground! The card itself cost 5 pounds, afterwards you can put as much money as you want on it. The tickets then are discounted.

Liked: London is a great city. The underground system is brilliant and there is a lot to see in London. People are kind and helpful.

Disliked: It is pretty expensive, but it's worth the money.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


20 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Shopping Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Gig at Wembley Stadium

Liked: Music

Disliked: Crowded, hot weather, expensive

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


11 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: good

Liked: good

Disliked: good

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
84% Avg. rating


11 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


07 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Get a travel oyster card and use it! Use citymapper to find your way around london. Avoid tubes at peak times. Plan your day beforehand so everything you do is close and in one area. saves you time and money! Buses are great too.

Liked: Lots to do.

Disliked: Tubes at peak time :(

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


07 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Family Holiday Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Have lots of money. Everything is expensive.

Liked: English speaking, easy to manouver via the tube.

Disliked: Rain (unavoidable)

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


31 May 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: NA

Liked: Very friendly and helpful people. Great culture.

Disliked: NA

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


19 May 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break Relaxation / spa Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Prepare your journey (itinerar) for days spent in London

Liked: Safety and public transport

Disliked: No

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


19 May 2017

Travel Type:
With a large group / tour

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: visit musicals

Liked: public transport

Disliked: the price of public transport

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
69% Avg. rating


18 May 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Plan very far ahead, prioritize your must sees, and budget a lot for siteseeing.

Liked: Great transportation, great pubs, tower of London was awesome

Disliked: The expense! We decided not to do many things because it was too expensive

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


16 May 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: a

Liked: the atmosphere

Disliked: very crowdy

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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 12865 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 82%

Shopping 89%

Chilling out / relaxing 78%

Getting around / public transport 90%

Sightseeing 94%

Culture 93%

Nightlife / partying 84%

Value for money 66%

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