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Astor Hyde Park

191 Queensgate, South Kensington, London, England, Distance from city centre: 4.3km

Rating: 86% from 47 reviews

  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 87%Staff
  • 91%Security
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 86%Location
  • 82%Value for money
  • 83%Facilities

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  • Becareful a guy who has mixed black & white hair male staff. He has no mercy. He has no sympathic feeling. He has no consideration even some bad situation caused by the hostel place. I want to write detail story. But not allowed here to write long story. The mannager or boss of the hostel let me know e mail to let know what I expirience there. 여기 짐 맡기고 여행하실분 조심하세요. 길거리에 나 앉는 일이 생깁니다. 짐과 함께 밤 11시에.
  • 57%
  • 02 Aug 2014 Anonymous South Korea
  • Good security: key card entry to building and room, lockable cage under bed for belongings. Rooms and bathrooms are clean. Rooms have about 2 outlets. Free wifi is reliable in kitchen, common areas; weak in rooms. Bus stop is right outside and underground 10 min walk. 10 min walk to Buckingham Palace. Not too many bars or restaurants nearby.
  • 83%
  • 15 Jul 2014 jared USA
  • Very nice staff, helpfull and professional. good facilities big and modern living room. Just one prob there is no lift so if you are going to stay there and carring big bags ask for a room on the first floors
  • 89%
  • 11 Jul 2014 Miguel Portugal
  • The hostel is a bit of a walk from the Tube, but in a great area. Our 6-bed dorm was very clean and spacious. The bathroom was regularly cleaned, although the shower drain was clogged our last day and flooded the bathroom. Very friendly and accommodating staff, and surprisingly sturdy bunk beds. It was so nice to not feel every toss and turn of the person on the bottom bunk.
  • 89%
  • 11 Jul 2014 Kari USA
  • The staff was extremely rude and unhelpful. I was reminded over and over again by the man (his name escapes me) who seemed to be in charge, how they were not a hotel and therefore could not be of assistance in anyway even in an emergency situation involving a missing young woman. Lacked total human decency and kindness. If given a chance for to pick a different hostel I most certainly would have. Bad form on many levels.
  • 29%
  • 27 Jun 2014 Kaarmel USA
  • The property and location are gorgeous! You are amongst the posh in South Kensington. The hostel is a beautiful building older than a lot of countries themselves, but in great shape! Walking distance from quite a few museums and national monuments, as well as Kensington Park. The metro stations were also close by and convenient to get to other parts of the city. The amenities were in great conditions and clean. The staff was friendly and helpful, but otherwise kept to themselves. Worth the £s!
  • 94%
  • 16 Jun 2014 Nadia USA
  • i stayed ensuit room. the bathroom was pretty small .... but its okay
  • 71%
  • 13 Jun 2014 sohwa South Korea
  • Everything about it was perfect. The location, staff, facilities and atmosphere were all great. My only "complaint" is that you have to leave a £5 deposit for eveything: power adapter, padlock, key, towel, etc. which means you're £20 short the first day you get there; and even though it is refunded after your checkout, I'd like to use those £20 in something else. Other than that, everything was perfect and I'll definitely stay there again my next time in London.
  • 100%
  • 13 Jun 2014 Jorge Mexico
  • My impression about some members of the staff was that they had a lot of people to deal with so not everyone was really important. There was a guy taking care of the breakfast that was very strange... He doesn't seem to be so worried about hygiene, although the room was very clean.
  • 57%
  • 10 Jun 2014 Talita Brazil
  • If you have dozens of questions about London and need good people ready to answer, go estou Astor Hyde park. They were very patient with us, answering all our doubts and explaining everything. It's near the national history museum and many amasing places. Very close to the underground. Thanks!!!!
  • 74%
  • 05 Jun 2014 Anonymous Brazil
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