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Reviews of PubLove @ The Steam Engine, Waterloo London Hostel

41-42 Cosser St, London, England

Atmosphere 78%

Cleanliness 63%

Facilities 66%

Location 87%

Safety 76%

Staff 82%

Value 77%

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 7.03USD

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

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to London?

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Atmosphere 78%

Cleanliness 63%

Facilities 66%

Location 87%

Safety 76%

Staff 82%

Value 77%

Showing 61-46 of 46 reviews

91% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 May 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals, Visiting friends or family

Liked: The atmosphere was very welcoming, many guests spent a lot of time in the pub area because of this. The staff were very friendly and helpful, particularly the guy who welcomed me and handled my initial check-in. Free pool after midnight! Half price drink voucher on arrival.

Disliked: Only 2 toilets and showers to accommodate 42 guests, lots of queues in the morning. The pizza's looked great, but the only veggie option was cheese and tomato- boring :(

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 May 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Great location (few hudred meters from Lambeth North station), friendly and helpful staff (needed help with locating some Fish&Chips and that guy told me exactly what I should do, where I should go), nice breakfasts, clean environment, non-smoking rooms. It was great experience, pleasure to stay there.

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 80%
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  • Value - 80%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 Apr 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: It's situated just above the Steam Engine pub, which is both very nice and sometimes a little loud. Overall though I'd say it's totally worth it.

Disliked: Occaisional noise at night from the pub and lots of people in the rooms. Which was a great way to meet people, but not always conducive for getting ready in the morning or going to sleep at night.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 Apr 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Liked: clean and warmand friendly staff

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
21 Mar 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Business / conference, Partying / nightlife, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The staff was very friendly and helpful

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
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  • Safety - 80%
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  • Value - 60%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Mar 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The location, clean and good prices for food and drinks, Roberto at the front desk is very kind and professional employee

Disliked: you need to go inside the bar to get to your and the toilets are next to the shower so when you take shower smells awefull

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
12 Mar 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Events / festivals, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Relatively small hostel but with all the facilities required. Traditional pub downstairs with pool table etc.

Disliked: Nothing in particular, value for money.

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 80%
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  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 100%
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  • Value - 100%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Mar 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Loved that theres a pub on the ground floor! Never had to wait to shower or use the bathroom or anything. Really close to a tube stop as well.

Disliked: Once one of te showers had no hot water and the other had no cold water, but only once. Rooms can be cramped with everyone's luggage everywhere.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
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  • Location - 100%
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  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 Feb 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: The staff and friendly welcome I received as an older, solo traveller was fantastic. I felt really safe and the staff do their utmost to make the whole trip a magical one. Well done and thanks.

Disliked: Only two toilets and showers. No facilities to make a cup of tea or refreshments.

Customer would recommend this property

57% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 60%
57% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 Feb 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: There was a half-off coupon for a drink upon arrival.

Disliked: Breakfast was served only between 7 and 9 am, the beds are extremely uncomfortable, and there are no computers to use (even though there is wifi).

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