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FRESH @ The Great Eastern, Docklands

Hostel | 1 Glenaffric Avenue, London, England E14 3BW

82.2% Overall Rating

361 out of 404 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (27/09/2014)

Luiz Felipe Barbosa Ferreira thinks…

"The staff was really helpful and friendly. The social area was really good, with good atmosphere, with a bar and some options of things to eat with acceptable price."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Outside area

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 8.11

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Please note that we can not accept bookings for guests under the age of 18 years. All guests are required to present a valid photo ID at check-in.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

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319 out of 353 customers would recommend this hostel to a friend. Make the most of a 24 hour reception, its secure lockers and an area outside, and you’ll have an even better time in London. Anyone looking for a good starting point to explore London will find it here. This accommodation is most popular with travelling for a family Holiday. Find Island Gardens tube station close by FRESH @ The Great Eastern, Docklands at just 5 minutes away. This hostel is well known for its friendly staff. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

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4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Private bathroom)

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12 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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9 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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15 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

About FRESH @ The Great Eastern, Docklands

The Great Eastern is a highly rated located just 9 minutes south of the Central Business District of
London using the Docklands Light Rail (DLR). It is a guest focused Backpackers Hostel with highly
rated value for money facilities and services.

You can see from our photos and previous guest reviews and comments that we are guest focused
backpacker’s hostel that provides quality, clean and secure accommodation combined with excellent
guest services so you can rest assured when staying with us.

Value for Money Services and Facilities Include:
FREE – Use of In room Security Lockers (Bring your own padlock)
FREE- Daily Continental Breakfast, Served 7am – 9am
FREE- Luggage Storage, prior to Check In time or after Check out time
FREE - Bed Linens, Fluffy Duvet and Pillow (Bring your own towel)
FREE – London Walking Tour
FREE- 10% Discount in the Bar

£7.95 Pizza Available 24 hours a day
Hair Dryer and Straightener (For a Fee)
Adaptors (For a Fee)
24 Hour Security and Reception

You can meet people from all over the world in our bar downstairs which has event nights weekly
and offers great happy hour specials.

We also screen live sporting events from around the world on our big screens including NHL, NBA,
AFL, NRL, NFL, CFL, Cricket, Olympics, Formula 1, World Rally Championships, English Premier League

If you arrive early we can store your baggage free of charge in our luggage storage until check in
time also when you check out you can leave your bags in our luggage storage for free until you are
ready to leave.

Please note that we only accept guests aged 18 years old and above, we strictly enforce this policy
and every guest must present valid photo government issued ID on check in. Foreign Nationals must
have EU Identity Cards or Passports. We enforce NO ID, NO STAY, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Accommodation Information

We offer a selection of mixed dorm rooms in 6, 9 or 18 bed configurations, which offer you the
opportunity to mix with other travellers.

There is also a Female only Dorm which is perfect for female travellers to meet friends in a relaxed
and secure female only environment, whilst the private twin room is perfect for those couples
looking to share the backpackers experience with the comfort of their own private room.

Our rooms are cleaned daily, with an In room security locker for each guest to use. Rooms are
secured with coded locks, allowing you to come and go as you please whilst ensuring your room is

There are shared bathroom, toilet and shower facilities on each floor which are kept clean and tidy
by our dedicated staff to ensure they are fresh 24/7.

Location Information

The Great Eastern, 1 Glenaffric Avenue, London E14 3BW is close to the following tourist attractions:
River Thames: 15 Metres
Greenwich: 300 Metres
London City Airport: Approx 25 Minutes by DLR/ Tube
University of Greenwich
National Maritime Museum
Greenwich Market
The Queens House
Greenwich Park
Royal Observatory (Greenwich Mean Time GMT)
Goldsmiths College
Millwall Park
Mudchute Park
Canary Wharf

• 1 minute on DLR to Cutty Sark (for National Maritime Museum – see Nelson’s bullet-pierced coat from his final battle)
• 3 minute walk from Cutty Sark to Greenwich Markets
• 5 minute walk from Cutty Sark to Greenwich Park
• 10 minute walk from Cutty Sark to The Royal Observatory
• 8 minutes on DLR to West India Quay (for Museum of London Docklands)
• 9 minutes on DLR to Canary Wharf (for Canary Wharf Shopping Centre)
• 12 minutes on public transport to the O2 Arena

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