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Reviews of Arsenal Tavern Backpackers London Hostel

175 Blackstock Road, London, England

Atmosphere 70%

Cleanliness 62%

Facilities 66%

Location 69%

Safety 70%

Staff 76%

Value 71%

What's Included

  • Linen

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Internet café
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 5.08USD
  • Towel 6.35USD

Important Information

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Reception is open from 08:00 until 00.00. If you are arriving outside of this time you must email us. (24 hour access after check in).

***We only accept a passport or equivalent travel document as proof of identity to check in and do not allow London locals to stay***

**£10 cash deposit for keys and late check outs**

We are a youth hostel for ages 18 to 35 and we reserve the right to refuse admission at our discretion.

We may charge your credit/debit card in full before arrival for all bookings. If we cannot take payment your reservation may be cancelled.

Cancellations and changes to bookings can only be made by email 24 hours before check in.

No Shows and late cancellations will be charged the full amount of the booking.

Two week maximum stay at this hostel

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to London?

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Atmosphere 70%

Cleanliness 62%

Facilities 66%

Location 69%

Safety 70%

Staff 76%

Value 71%

Showing 1-10 of 92 reviews

46% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 40%
  • Value - 40%
46% Overall Rating

Anonymous
23 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Cheap and in a good location.

Disliked: Not very clean. Not well kept - couches were all torn. Not enough showers. Bathroom/shower not private enough - when someone opened the bathroom door people could see in.

77% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 60%
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77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Age Range:
41+

Liked: It was easy to access staff friendly and helpful a small improvement to decor/fixtures and fittings would improve things a lot value for money

Disliked: Just a little dilipalated ....if the linen and furniture was upgraded it wouldrate5 star forabudget/value for money hostel

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Liked: I had a great time at this hostel. The team are great here and do a great job

Disliked: Its iod and needs to be improved

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Liked: The size and decent atmosphere for the low season. Wifi was very fast. I had a good time on the playstation getting blazed everynight.

Disliked: Nothing bad but nothing great either.

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
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91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Liked: For what you pay its a decent hostel.

Disliked: Needs to be refurbished

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
17 Nov 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Convenient and friendless of all staff without exception. Very good location. Takes 10 to get to Westminster for Big Ben

Disliked: Beds are not the best

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
11 Nov 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Liked: ....

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
08 Nov 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: This is a good hostel for the money. Basic but clean.

Disliked: The beds were a bit uncomfortable

Customer would recommend this property

71% Overall Rating
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  • Location - 80%
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  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 100%
71% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 Nov 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The management makes effort to reduce noise level in the hostel.

Disliked: Not fantastically clean. Flooded bathroom floor made things uncomfortable

Customer would recommend this property

23% Overall Rating
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  • Location - 20%
  • Safety - 20%
  • Staff - 40%
  • Value - 20%
23% Overall Rating

Anonymous
25 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Nothing.

Disliked: Everything. There was an unfriendly atmosphere; the rooms were dirty, old and badly lit; the mattress was thin and uncomfortable; the toilet was completely awful and small, and also there were too much people for too little toilets.


The property's response is

Hello

I’m very sorry to read that you had such a poor experience here.

We will continue to work hard to improve the hostel.

Kind Regards

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