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Reviews of The Walrus Waterloo

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

86.3% Overall Rating

1656 out of 1802 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (18/11/2014)

Sydney Poulos thinks…

"My boyfriend and I stayed in the 6 person dorm with ensuite. The staff were absolutely outstanding, the location was very close to the London Eye and underground, and the beds were very comfortable.…"

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Facilities

  • 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 1.62
  • Towel USD 1.62

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

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86.3%

Overall Rating

1656 out of 1802 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'The Walrus Waterloo'

Atmosphere
89.6%
Location
88.0%
Facilities
80.0%
Cleanliness
73.6%
Staff
98.4%
Value
85.6%
Safety
88.8%
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Craig Rye

10 January 2010 Craig would recommend this property

Liked: Lovely place. I had an awful days traveling. Managed to get to London victoria, walked to the hostel easily, was met by friendly staff, warm bed, free Wifi, good breakfast, and everything else you'd expect. personly now my favourite hostel. Simple but excelent

Disliked: Craig left no negative feedback.

91.4%
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Christina Simmons

09 January 2010 Christina would recommend this property

Liked: good location, friendly staff, very clean and a kitchen was available for cooking. would stay there again.

Disliked: Christina left no negative feedback.

42.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 80% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

George Cannella

09 January 2010

Liked: The location was very good. It was close to Waterloo Station. However, the section where the hostel was located was a little sketchy.

Disliked: George left no negative feedback.

80.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

08 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good value for money.breakfast included...

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Dawn Dean

06 January 2010 Dawn would recommend this property

Liked: Located very near 24-hr shop for food/alcohol, ATM, and bus/train stops. Great to have a kitchen/fridge. Towels appreciated! Hot showers are on the 2nd floor ("3rd" for Americans), and the wonderfully spacious one behind the grey door were also well enjoyed. :) -- I was surprised to learn the "day room" would/could become a bedroom, but that's just one of the interesting bits of this pub's converted rooms!

Disliked: Dawn left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

06 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: excelent location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Rachel Palmer

05 January 2010 Rachel would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location, really helpful and friendly staff.

Disliked: Rachel left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

04 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I advise this hostel

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Joe Zeiger

03 January 2010 Joe would recommend this property

Liked: A great place to meet people and have some fun. There is a bar on the ground floor. Breakfast is good and has a variety. As the other comments suggest, Dave is very helpful. Wear earplugs at night as the only drawback is the nearby trains which produce a tremendous amount of noise.

Disliked: Joe left no negative feedback.

74.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

02 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Super Atmosphäre, nur eine Tube-Station vom London Eye und Big Ben entfernt, ist von den meisten Zimmern sogar zu sehen :-)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

02 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: atmosphäre

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

31 December 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Quiet,Ambience,Clean,friendly and helpfull staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Kimberly Cochrane

31 December 2009 Kimberly would recommend this property

Liked: Dave is a great host willing to help out with anything that will make your stay more comfortable. The bar is nice a friendly.

Disliked: Kimberly left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Jeroen van Veenendaal

31 December 2009 Jeroen would recommend this property

Liked: I liked the beds and the location was near tourists attractions. Too bad there's a busy train line next door (literally 0 meters) that makes a lot of noise.

Disliked: Jeroen left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Abhishek Chowdhury

30 December 2009 Abhishek would recommend this property

Liked: Much more detailed description of the rooms needs to be given. Specially for private rooms which share common toilets.

Disliked: Abhishek left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

29 December 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The only problems with this hostel is knowing where it is (you have to go into the Walrus pub then reception is upstairs) and that it's right next to the trains so its noisy. Otherwise, good hostel for the money.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Katarzyna Jelonek

22 December 2009 Katarzyna would recommend this property

Liked: I liked the location. The hostel is within a walking distance from the Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square and not far from Victoria Coach Station. The staff is friendly and helpful. The hostel is clean and room was warm in the winter. I also liked the fact that there is internet access and Wifi for guestswho have their own laptops.

Disliked: Katarzyna left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

17 December 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very close to the centre of London!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

40.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 20%

Customer review

17 December 2009

Liked: Located next to an extremely busy train station. Very noisy.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

16 December 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very central

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

15 December 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: esta bastante bien..la verdad esque esta todo limpio y para visitar y pasar poco tiempo en la pension sobra!!ademas esta muy centrico y hay una parada de metro a dos minutos!volveria a repetir!!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Chantelle Camilleri

15 December 2009 Chantelle would recommend this property

Liked: The friendliness of the staff :)

Disliked: Chantelle left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Gavin Coles

12 December 2009 Gavin would recommend this property

Liked: The staff at the Walrus are fantastic, especially Dave, who always has great advice on where to go and things to do.The hostel has a great kitchen, with several supermarkets close by, helping the budget traveller. The price is great value for money, with all of London in walking distance and being very close to a Tube stop and the London Eye. We've stayed three times and would come back again and again.

Disliked: Gavin left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Elizabet Malishev

10 December 2009 Elizabet would recommend this property

Liked: Extremely helpful staff.

Disliked: Elizabet left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Alana De Leon

10 December 2009 Alana would recommend this property

Liked: The Walrus Waterloo was a great experience! Although it doesn't have the "party" draw that some travelers may be looking for and isn't a huge/commercial hostel (which I think is GREAT), the hostel has a lot of character and the rooms are comfortable and kept warm in the winter. The kitchen, common rooms, and bathrooms met all necessary needs. The staff were INCREDIBLY helpful and very attentive. The facilities were cleaned daily and well maintained. Met some great people there and really great location, close to the London Eye and Big Ben (walking distance), a quick walk to Lambeth North stop on the Tube and a bus stop right outside the door made it easily accessible and convenient. The bar downstairs was extremely convenient and great to chill at for a pint or too. Generally a good atmosphere, the staff were more than willing to help you out, and David especially was just great! I would definitely recommend it to others and stay there again!

Disliked: Alana left no negative feedback.


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