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Dover Castle Hostel and Bar

Hostel | 6A Great Dover Street, London, England SE1 4XW

67.9% Overall Rating

1085 out of 1485 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (05/11/2015)

"Location of this hostel is quite nice and good. There is a nice bar downstairs at the hostel - you get a voucher for free soda drink at the hostel reception."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Laundry service
  • Bar(s)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Please note: We are a backpacker’s hostel and cater specifically for 18 to 35 year olds. If you are older than this, you are more than welcome to stay, but you should be aware that it is mainly younger people here.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to London?

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If travelling for a family holiday is the main aim of your travels, this is the hostel for you. This hostel is a perfect choice for those looking for great location. This accommodation has been reviewed 1387 times and still scores 74%. Those travelling with a large group will love the good value on offer at Dover Castle Hostel and Bar in London. Dover Castle Hostel and Bar's popularity comes thanks to a safety deposit and a 24 hour reception. You're near Borough tube station at 3 minutes away when you stay here. Read more

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About Dover Castle Hostel and Bar

The Dover Castle Hostel, Bar and Flatshares Agency is located in the center of London, just a few minutes from London Bridge. We aim to provide backpackers and international travelers with an accommodation "one shop" stop. Our helpful and friendly staff can offer you comfortable dorm beds for short stays and rooms in house shares and whole apartments for longer staying guests.

We are located very close to the trendy South Bank of the River Thames, just a short walk from London Bridge.

We want our guests to relax and enjoy London. Our hostel is clean, secure and our international staff are helpful and friendly. We are only a short walk to major tourist sighs, such as Tower Bridge, Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Borough food market, London Eye, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey.

In the Dover Bar you can enjoy the music, various beers and ciders at a discounted guest price all day and night, until 2am! Also when guests check in to the hostel they are entitled to a free welcome drink at the bar. The Bar offers cheap eats, such as pizzas, chicken wings, and potato wedges.The Bar also has a pool table and juke box and is an awesome place for socializing with other international guests as well as local Londoners. Thursday nights the bar often has live music - so come and dance and sing!

Our staff will also help guests find their way around London, arrange airport shuttles, taxi services, free walking tours of London, and help guests to find cool places to party in London.

Guests at the Hostel can also take advantage of our cheaper weekly and seasonal offers and extend their stay.

For a fun, lively and great value place to stay and party in Central London you can't beat the Dover Castle Hostel and Bar.

Accommodation Information

The Dover Castle Hostel facilities include a free continental breakfast, free welcome drink, 24 hour reception, free WIFI internet, an internet cafe, a fully equipped guest kitchen, lockers for hire, a free luggage room, a cheap laundry service and a guest shop. We can lend guests towels, adapters and hairdryers for free. We also have a TV lounge and the guest bar, opens until 2pm, where you can dance and meet new people!

We also have the Dover Castle Flatshare Agency. For guests wanting to move to London, either to work or study, we can offer great value rooms in house and flat shares. These house and flat shares are located in South East and South West London, zone 2, about 20 minutes by bus to London Bridge. Large single rooms cost £130 per week for a 6 week plus stay and twin rooms cost £80 per week per person - inclusive of bills and wifi internet. Priority for the flat shares is given to existing Dover Castle Hostel guests and our staff can arrange a free viewing of available rooms for interested guests during their hostel stay.

Location Information

The Dover Castle Hostel and Flatshare Agency
6a Great Dover Street

The Dover Castle is located just 1 minute walk from Borough Underground Station. We are also just 5 minutes walk from London Bridge and the River Thames and about 15 minutes away from Waterloo Train Station.

From the Hostel you can walk to many amazing sights and tourist attractions. We are within walking distance of Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, The London Eye, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Borough Market, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and the Tate Modern Art Gallery. Over the River Thames is our famous Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. For relaxing and partying, there are many trendy bars, cafes and restaurants along the Southbank of the Thames and the world famous Ministry of Sound nightclub is just a short walk away.

From London Bridge it is a short train or tube ride to the West End of London where shopaholics get get busy shopping in the stores of Oxford Street or the upmarket (and expensive!) boutiques of Bond Street. In this area are also the tourist attractions of Covent Garden, Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square are also located.

We have a number of great value restaurants next to the Hostel - you can enjoy English, Indian, Chinese or Mediterranean food all at reasonable prices. Or you can venture a short ride to bustling China town in Soho or enjoy an Indian meal at an authentic curry house on Brick Lane.

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