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The Walrus Waterloo

Hostel | 172 Westminster Bridge Road, London, England SE1 7RW

87.9% Overall Rating

1670 out of 1818 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (21/03/2015)

Antonella Dolce Brazzuna thinks…

"Everything. Excellent attention from staff. very helpful and kind. Safe, well located, free breakfast. pub downstairs. lovely!"

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Bicycle hire
  • Late check-out

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 1.49
  • Towel USD 1.49

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

please ring in advance if likely to arrive during our closed reception times 23:30pm to 7.00am If your booking is over GBP 175.00 the Walrus Hostel may contact you to arrange the payment for the first night in advance. Failure to reply the Walrus Hostel e-mail or complete the first night payment if required, your booking may be cancelled

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

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to London?

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Find Lambeth North tube station just 2 minutes from The Walrus Waterloo. Looking for budget accommodation in London? You’ve come to the right place. Anyone travelling for a family holiday will find this perfect for their needs. You'll find The Walrus Waterloo just 0.6km from close by London Eye. A stay at The Walrus Waterloo is recommended for those looking for great location in their accommodation. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

7 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

22 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

2 person (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

About The Walrus Waterloo

Our aim is to make you feel welcome on arrival, to give a safe and secure stay and to help you get the most out of your time in London. We are the closest hostel to the London Eye and all the excitement of the south bank (less than 5 mins walk). Westminster, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament are also only 5 minutes walk away.

We feature free wi-fi for those who bring there own laptops, lockers, a free simple breakfast of tea / coffee, toast and cereal and free bag storage on early arrival.

Our staff can offer information on London, and the ins and outs of getting around easily and quickly.

In addition, the hostel has its own bar downstairs where we offer a range of good food, drinks, and a selection of games, making for a great night in after a days adventure.

Even better, our location near waterloo station makes it easy to return to after a long night out in London.

Accommodation Information

Room types:
- 2 rooms of 6 beds (3 bunks),
-1 room of 7 beds (3 bunks)
-1 room of 4 beds (female only)
- room of 10 beds (5 bunks)
- 1 room of 6 beds (3 bunks) with ensuite shower room and 2 sinks (NO WC)
- 1 rooms with 4 beds (2 bunks) with sink. An extra bed can be added to make it 5 beds.
- One 16 bed dorm with 2 showers & 2 sinks, and just outside are 2 ladies toilets and 1 gent’s toilet and urinal.
- One private 2 bed room (1 bunk) - must book both beds. (NO WC)
All rooms are dormitory style and mixed sex. All have free lockers.

Location Information

The Walrus hostel is located very near to Waterloo Station on the corner of Lower Marsh and Westminster Bridge Rd. Lower Marsh is a pleasant market street with a large variety of inexpensive Cafes, bars, restaurants, supermarket and quirky businesses.

Our location is within a 5 minute walk to the London Eye, South bank, and Big Ben.
10 minutes for Westminster Abbey, 20 minutes to Trafalgar Square and 30 mins to Tate modern. With easy bus links to Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square, Oxford St., Convent Garden, etc.

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