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Reviews of PubLove @ The Steam Engine, Waterloo London Hostel

41-42 Cosser St, London, England

Atmosphere 74%

Cleanliness 63%

Facilities 63%

Location 86%

Safety 75%

Staff 82%

Value 73%

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Free City Maps
  • Hot Showers
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 6.28USD

Important Information

Please note that we cannot accept bookings for guests under the age of 18 years. Valid photo ID is required at check-in.

All guests are subject to the house rules of the hostel, guests may be removed without refund for unacceptable behaviour. Error in literature maybe corrected by us without liability. We reserve the right to cancel or change bookings at any time.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:30

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

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Atmosphere 74%

Cleanliness 63%

Facilities 63%

Location 86%

Safety 75%

Staff 82%

Value 73%

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66% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
66% Overall Rating

Anonymous
10 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: The bar is really a nice place to chill.. they have student discounts all day for their menu.. london lager is really a nice drink the the pizzas are definitely worth trying! The people were all really friendly..

Disliked: The rooms were by far one of the smallest I've stayed anywhere.. 12 people in a room and with 4 rooms in full capacity, that equals to 48 people.. the worse part is that these 48 or so have to compete to use the 2 toilets and bathrooms that were available on the room level..

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
21 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: -

Disliked: -

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
06 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Relatively close to the center of London, the old fashioned pub on the ground floor.

Disliked: Nothing,

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The atmosphere and the character of the place and the pub of course. Clean and comfy.

Disliked: The bathrooms were only two.

Customer would recommend this property

34% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 20%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 20%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 20%
34% Overall Rating

Anonymous
24 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: The staff is friendly - that's all.

Disliked: Hygiene is awful. Drainage in shower room is terrible and it is extremely dirty. So are the bed linen, my friend got allergic to the dust.The room is too small with way too many people (9 people in a room smaller than 200ft). I feel like refugee. You cannot sit straight on the bed, and on the lowest level you are at the level of the floor and you will be smelling the shoes of all other people - you can imagine how disgusting it could be. Ventilation is bad.No luggage storage room available.Below the rooms it is a bar - you need to go through the the pub everytime you return to the room - it is locked at late night, you don't have the code nor key, and the doorbell is broken - only thing you can rely on to return to the hostel at night is that the staff or anyone inside would notice you knocking the door or waving outside the window.It is AWFUL and no one should deserve to stay in such a bad place - and considering that it is not even cheap for the price of normal hostel in London.It does not worth the price - you can get much better place with a lower price.

97% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
23 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Shopping, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: clean, good pub, good location, wood beds

Disliked: only thing i didn't like was that it is not allowed to eat inside the hostel room

Customer would recommend this property

74% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 80%
74% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: location

Disliked: not real hostel atmosphere

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
17 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Friendly Staff, good location

Disliked: Tiny, tiny rooms. Only two toliets and showers.

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
02 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

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

Liked: Excellent location, walked to most of the main sites. Free breakfast and 24 hour reception. They store your luggage for free before check in. Nice pub downstairs with good pizza.

Disliked: No floor space so nowhere to put your luggage in the room. The only option is to store it downstairs near the bar which is a long way from the rooms and requires walking outside. Could do with some more bathrooms.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
30 Nov 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

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

Liked: all night pizza, all night bar, free duke box, free pool, quiet secure rooms

Disliked: -

Customer would recommend this property

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