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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 12813 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

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


28 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Explore places on Sunday mornings - its the only time it is relatively quiet. Get an Oyster card to save travel hassle.

Liked: food, sights

Disliked: Ridiculous prices for various things. Non-integration of bus and tube ticket fares when journey is split between two modes of transport. Too many people everywhere!

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


28 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Loose yourself on the streets.

Liked: Everything. London is just the best city in the world.

Disliked: No.

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


26 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Take warm clothes with you, make a city cruise tour over the river thames and there are a lot of unusual shops at camden town.

Liked: A lot of cultures, many different restaunts and a lot of sightseeing attractions.

Disliked: The weahter an everything was very expensive.

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


23 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Travel early avoid rush hours

Liked: Shops

Disliked: Nose rushing t

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 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: ...

Liked: ..

Disliked: ..

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


18 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Subway's card oyster card

Liked: The museums

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


13 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Use the bus rather than the tube, that way you can feel the city while looking out

Liked: Rich culture, free museums, great pubs

Disliked: -

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


07 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Meeting family

Liked: Nice transportion system

Disliked: Afraid the thief most of time on street

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


03 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: London is more than Soho or Westminster. Try going to Shoreditch, Hammersmith, Liverpool St.

Liked: Nightlife, people, culture, environment.

Disliked: Nothing.

82% 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 - 40%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


02 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference Work / volunteering

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: When you visit London in February, bring a warm coat and gloves with you.

Liked: I liked the variety of programs and options to do.

Disliked: The weather.

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


28 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: I loved to hang out in the Hawley Arms in Camden Town

Liked: Just everything. I really have a thing for this city

Disliked: Nothing special, actually

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


27 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


27 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Plan in advance, order any tickets online.

Liked: Everything is at hand, the city never sleeps, very organized.

Disliked: Most attractions close at five or six, high prices

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 - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


19 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Wear your most comfortable shoes

Liked: Buildings

Disliked: Too crowded

62% 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 - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
62% Avg. rating


17 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Get an Oyster card for the tube, trains and buses.

Liked: Public transport.

Disliked: Very expensive and busy everywhere.

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


13 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Keep your belongings with you at all times

Liked: Everything

Disliked: No

93% 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 - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


07 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: GO ONLINE AND PURCHASE AN OYSTER tfl TRAVEL CARD (IN GOOD TIME). BEFORE YOU LEAVE HOME !!! AN OYSTER TRAVEL CARD IS AN ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENT FOR TRAVELLING ON tfl BUSES AND THE UNDERGROUND IN CENTRAL LONDON !!

Liked: It is The Capital City of The United Kingdom

Disliked: CENTRAL LONDON is just too hectic to stay for more than a few days, Visit the key Attractions Sights,.. Then move on to other interesting locations around the United Kingdom

98% 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 - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


28 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: Great city

Disliked: -

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


26 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Fique em algum lugar próximo aos pontos que quer visitar para economizar em transporte público pois é o mais caro da europa.

Liked: Facilidade de se locomover na cidade (sem malas)

Disliked: Boa parte das estações de trem/metro não possuem escadas rolantes ou elevadores, o que se torna um transtorno pra quem tem dificuldade de locomoção ou que está com bagagens pesadas.

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


25 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Shopping Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Take the bus rather than the tube or underground if you have time. It gives you a very good view of London.

Liked: Food and people are nice

Disliked: The hostel we stayed at was beyond comprehension! Very bad service given that is located in London itself. Is worse than a third world country's hostel!!

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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 12813 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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