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Reviews of Equity Point London

Hostel | 100-102 Westbourne Terrace, Paddington, Westminster London, England W2 6QE

74.4% Overall Rating

1666 out of 1843 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (12/08/2014)

Jeroen Fleer thinks…

"The location of the hostel is good, close to Hyde Park and Paddington station. The price-quality ratio is good. It's a decent place to stay, it's clean, friendly staff and not expensive."

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 124.38
  • Towel USD 3.32

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Please note that there is an extra charge of 1 GBP per night if you pay by credit card

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Group of 15 or more traveling to London?

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74.4%

Overall Rating

1666 out of 1843 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Equity Point London'

Atmosphere
68.0%
Location
86.4%
Facilities
63.2%
Cleanliness
67.2%
Staff
80.8%
Value
71.2%
Safety
84.0%
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77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Nikolaos Chalkidis

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

30 August 2012 Nikolaos would recommend this property

Liked: Loved the building and the area. It was really safe and quiet. Very close to the underground. Very friendly staff, especially the security! All in all it was great, but i would recommend it to travellers under 30 years of age.

Disliked: The kitchen facilities and the dining area weren't that clean. Also, there was a problem with a leaking ceiling in our room, but luckily they gave us a different room right after. They could also serve some alcohol at the bar, unleast beer! :P

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

Lauren Vathje

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

29 August 2012 Lauren would recommend this property

Liked: location to paddington station/airport train. had a funky vibe for a hostel. beds were good, rooms were decent. Good value. I liked the building itself.

Disliked: Paying for internet, although it's only 3 pounds... hostels should give internet for free in my opinion. It was a little tiny in the rooms and bathroom, but nice none the less.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

29 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: friendly ,helpful staff;cleanliness

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Víctor Manuel Martínez Valero

With a large group / tour

City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife

28 August 2012 Víctor Manuel would recommend this property

Liked: Well located in London is kind of tricky because you cannot be near everything, but it was perfect for the carnival. Most of the staff was helpful and the fact that they took security so seriously was great. Breakfast served cheese which is a plus.

Disliked: The security guy during the night was way too impolite. I understand the rules against intoxicated guests are strict, but he treated us as if we were scum from the first minute and even the guy in the reception agreed that we were far from misbehaving. The guard during the day was as strict but polite and friendly, as the rest of the staff, but the other guy belongs to a dirty disco in a suburb, not to a good hostel in Paddington.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Events / festivals

27 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Central location, friendly staff, good quality bed.

Disliked: Dirty matress

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

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

26 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff is great and very helpful.The breakfast is good.The bar and the commoun area is very nice.

Disliked: They DONT HAVE FREE WIFI, unbelievable

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

Tareq Hajjaj

Alone

Work / volunteering

25 August 2012 Tareq would recommend this property

Liked: I stayed in a four person dorm and they were not to capacity. So instead of moving me to cram up with other people in other four bedroom dorms like other hostels have done, they allowed me to stay by myself in a room which was great! Staff also helped me with things they did not have to help with like computer problems. Breakfast was simple but very tasty. They had some nice cheeses.

Disliked: It was in a residential area so they would tell you to keep it down.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

WILLIAM MOREIRA

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

25 August 2012 WILLIAM would recommend this property

Liked: Good hostel in an excellent place!

Disliked: nothing.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

24 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great staff, very helpful even at 4 am! Great location as well, very safe. The breakfast is much better than what we got at other hostels. Beds are clean and confortable.

Disliked: The only bad review we could give would be that the bathrooms could have been cleaner, with a shower instead of a bathtub to save some space.

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

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

22 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff, clean rooms, nice chill out area

Disliked: Tiny bathroom, hot room when it wasn't that hot outside

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference
Sightseeing & culture

21 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Simply everything!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

MANUEL MATTEI

Alone

City break

21 August 2012 MANUEL would recommend this property

Liked: Good Location and cleanliness

Disliked: Bathroom without windows and poor ventilation in room

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

Gabriela Hlavicova

With a large group / tour

City break

20 August 2012 Gabriela would recommend this property

Liked: Very close to central London, safe neighgbourhood, clean rooms, friendly staff

Disliked: Small variety of food for breakfast.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

20 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location, lockers, breakfast

Disliked: Have to pay for wifi...

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

City break

19 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: ----

Disliked: ---

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

Customer review

As a family with children

Family Holiday
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

18 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: WEll, the stuff was very nice and helpful. We stayed in a 6Bed Room with a private Bath which was clean and the beds were comfortable. At night it was very quiet. Breakfast was good.

Disliked: You might get lost in the proberties. That the Stuff forgot to tell us that we have to carry the keycard with us at all times ( each member of a group) otherwise u get problems with the guard. And the Bar serves no alcohol. But otherwise it was really great :)

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Sean Savage

With friends / other travellers

City break

18 August 2012 Sean would recommend this property

Liked: We thought this was real value for money and we would ddefinitely stay here again. Also it's very new and modern with a great location. Anyone wanting cheap accom in London should consider Equity Point

Disliked: NOthing

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

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference
Visiting friends or family

18 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: On an open boulevard type street, 24 hour access / willingness to arrange lower bunk for older / disabled customers. No fuss bookings / breakfast included. Would definitely use this hostel again.

Disliked: Not enough accurate directions - is quite a complicated and hidden route for backpackers on foot from Paddington Station for anyone who doesn't know the area. could do with a better lift (i.e. to a 6 max rather than 3)

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Andrew Smiddy

Alone

Work / volunteering

16 August 2012 Andrew would recommend this property

Liked: value for money and good location

Disliked: Needs more showers

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

Ingrid Baker

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

16 August 2012 Ingrid would recommend this property

Liked: Great location. Lots of space in the room, good lockers. Ensuite in mixed dorm was a little bit of a squeeze but on the whole very clean and tidy. Some hostellers moaned that their bunks were squeaky but mine was fine.

Disliked: Did have a kitchen in which you could prepare your evening meal. That was the only area in which the hostel was lacking.

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

Customer review

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

14 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The property was in a nice area, next to a few good pubs and transportation.

Disliked: I feel the wifi should have been included. There seemed to be a fee for everything. Also, the common areas weren't the greatest.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 20% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Christophe Defraine

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

13 August 2012 Christophe would recommend this property

Liked: Nice street, close to Hyde Park. Good bed and linen. Everyone has an access card.

Disliked: We had no (main) light in the room and in the bathroom due to electricity issue. They tried to solve it (after several complains) but they were unsuccessful. They proposed us to have a shower in another room and finally, for the last night, they gave us a light that we putted on the sink and plugged in the bedroom! They don't accept Euro and they charge £1/night if you pay by credit card. So stupid!

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

12 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very modern

Disliked: you have to pay for wi-fi doesnt seem like a big deal but its the only hostel in europe i've stayed in this trip without which seems a bit ridiculous. Lots of upsells elsewhere as well.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Relaxation/spa

12 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location, price and the free breakfast. It was also clean, big tvs to view the olympics and friendlly helpful staff

Disliked: The only thing that I didnt like is that there was no kitchen to cook your own food so had to buy take out. People normally tay at hostels because it a cheap way to stay and eat.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals

08 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location is perfect. Bathroom only shared within my eight-dorm, not with others.

Disliked: No window in the bathroom and too weak air-conditioner.


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