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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 12907 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 82%

Shopping 89%

Chilling out / relaxing 78%

Getting around / public transport 90%

Sightseeing 94%

Culture 93%

Nightlife / partying 84%

Value for money 66%

Customer Travel Tips for London

Read a selection of great customer tips provided by HostelBookers customers like you

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


10 Jul 2018

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Events / festivals Partying / nightlife

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Book/plan in advance but don't get stressed out, TFL seems crazy but you'll get there

Liked: I went for London pride so it was amazing to be out and about in such a vibrant and diverse city. To see so many people come together in a celebration.

Disliked: No

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


25 Jun 2018

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: La línea del metro es una maravilla, en especial si se hospedan en algún lugar céntrico de la ciudad

Liked: Todo, los diversos mapas distribuidos por la ciudad me fascinaron demasiado

Disliked: No

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


01 Jun 2018

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Make sure to check if the day(s) you arrive are holidays or if things are open.

Liked: Lots to do. Great pubs. Getting around via the tube was very easy.

Disliked: Dirty streets. Smoky.

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


26 May 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Use an app to help with the undergroud directions

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Prices

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


26 May 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


01 May 2018

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Tower of London

Liked: The entire city

Disliked: No

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


15 Apr 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Getting from one place to another might actually be quicker by foot than by underground or bus. It is definitely worth it to check on the map before getting on the tube/bus!

Liked: Everywhere you turn to, there is so much history in all the buildings, streets, etc. The entire city is pretty clean, and it is very easy to get from one place to another.

Disliked: Everything is quite expensive. And of course, the weather does get very foggy.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


06 Apr 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Look for craftbeers on the Bermondsey beer mile on Saturdays and go to one of the street markets on Sundays.

Liked: There is always something to do, even if you have visited the city 20 times already.

Disliked: Nothing

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


03 Feb 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Bring an umbrella.

Liked: London is amazing in every way.

Disliked: Nothing tbh.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


22 Dec 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Save enough money because it's expensive.

Liked: Iconic city of the UK

Disliked: All good

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


29 Nov 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Buy Ostery card for use in public transport.

Liked: Public transportation, free entrance to museums, lots of parks and benches to sit and have a break from sightseeing.

Disliked: It's a bit expensive.

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


30 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: everything is interesting

Liked: everything

Disliked: no

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
98% Avg. rating


19 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

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

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Use the underground, always.

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Nothing

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


16 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: bring umbrella

Liked: culture.

Disliked: dirty.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
82% Avg. rating


29 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Save up

Liked: Culture

Disliked: Costs

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


30 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Shopping Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Visited london and enjoy the architectural structure and also the sbritish musueum

Liked: I liked the quiet roads and especially the gardens, without forgetting the shopping

Disliked: the fog

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


28 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: notting hill carnival

Liked: openminded divers great to stay

Disliked: cost of transport

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


23 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: No tips

Liked: Essy to get around

Disliked: Expensive

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


21 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Work in a hostel and find a job

Liked: Cosmopolite, lot of things to do, vibrant, everything works

Disliked: The weather, a little bit expensive, esthetically isn’t the most beautiful city where I lived

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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 12907 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 82%

Shopping 89%

Chilling out / relaxing 78%

Getting around / public transport 90%

Sightseeing 94%

Culture 93%

Nightlife / partying 84%

Value for money 66%

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