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Dover Castle Hostel and Bar

6a Great Dover Street, London, England, Distance from city centre: 1.7km

Rating: 64% from 27 reviews

  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 65%Staff
  • 65%Security
  • 58%Cleanliness
  • 78%Location
  • 65%Value for money
  • 57%Facilities

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  • Good hostel in Borough, nice team in the bar and good music ! There is a bar but no noise in the room, at the second floor. It is cleaned everyday so property is OK. Cheap beer ! (pint of Carling : £UK 2,80). Something special, the reception is downstairs (level - 1).
  • 80%
  • 23 Sep 2015 Anonymous France
  • As any old buildings in London don't expect too much but it is central as it gets, especially for the riverside explorations and the city. Staff could be a little more on he smiley side but I guess it is the bunker like reception and the lack of daylight that makes them a little if not unfriendly not too friendly. Check-in time 14h is a joke of course. Under the line the reason to stay here is location and if it is more than 10GBP shop around for better deals.
  • 69%
  • 02 Aug 2015 Jani Austria
  • Wifi only worked if you sat on the stairs by the lobby, there were two showers and two toilets for the entire third floor. Showers only have cold water.
  • 51%
  • 28 Jul 2015 Anonymous USA
  • When we had question that are WiFi and travel informations, they didn't answer us.they were played computer and chatting.
  • 54%
  • 24 Jul 2015 Anonymous Taiwan
  • It was OK: easy to get to from the Tube station, and the bathrooms (2 toilets, one shower) on the third floor were OK. On the second floor in one of the toilets they didn't have a wash basin to wash your hands, only in the shower which was occupied in the mornings. Stayed there for three nights, wouldn't mind going again if nothing better came up (like winning the lottery and staying in a hostel next time).
  • 63%
  • 18 Jul 2015 Saila Finland
  • The bathroom was really filthy. Plus, I had to share the room with a homeless guy. He entered the room in the middle of the night shooting. He wasn't agressive but had a weird behavior. Being a girl and a solo traveller, I hardly slept because I didn't feel safe. What I truly didn’t appreciate was the staff's reaction when I mentioned that I had been afraid all night long. They tried to make me feel guilty probably because they thought I was going to ask for a refund.
  • 26%
  • 05 Jul 2015 Anonymous France
  • Good basic stay
  • 74%
  • 24 Jun 2015 Anonymous Finland
  • Its ok hostel.
  • 49%
  • 18 Jun 2015 Jannik Denmark
  • The hostel is a good value for super-expensive London. It's about a 20-minute Tube ride from the major sights, but that's not a problem at all, as there's a Tube station within a 1 minute walk of the hostel. The free breakfast was basic but well-appreciated, as it meant I didn't have to spend more money. My only quibble is the fact that the rooms are right over the bar, and even though the ceiling is well insulated, you can still hear some dulled out music from the bar below.
  • 77%
  • 01 Apr 2015 Anonymous USA
  • Very poor conditions in terms of shower and toilets. Not very friendly staff. Place smells in many parts and overall is not clean. Beds are very uncomfortable. If not for the price, I would not stay there and would not recommend it to anyone. Breakfast (included) is a joke. I am very dissatisfied.
  • 49%
  • 14 Feb 2015 Marcin Poland
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