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FRESH @ The Steam Engine, Waterloo

41-42 Cosser St, London, England, Distance from city centre: 0.5km

Rating: 78% from 38 reviews

  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 81%Staff
  • 78%Security
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 88%Location
  • 79%Value for money
  • 66%Facilities

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  • Staff was awesome- super friendly and accommodating, particularly the blonde guy (so sorry I forgot your name!). He was really nice and went out of his way to help us out every day. The bar was really cool, and overall it was clean. Will be staying again on our next visit to London.
  • 94%
  • 29 Sep 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Had a great experience, would definitely come back again :D and recommend to friends!
  • 80%
  • 26 Sep 2014 corinne Canada
  • Absolutely recommend! It is close to the sights, in a great area where I felt completely safe by myself, the staff are wonderful. Breakfast is decent enough with cereals and toast. The only downside is not enough showers, but for the price definitely worth it!
  • 94%
  • 29 Aug 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Beds are a little uncomfortable. I could feel the springs in the mattress. One of the showers was out of order for 2 days. Besides that, really nice.
  • 89%
  • 22 Aug 2014 Anonymous France
  • A great place to stay, staff was friendly, had a decent bar and free breakfast (cereal, toast and coffee). I left my bag in the room when I went out and took comfort that the room was locked, there were also lockers I which you could store small items, need your own lock. I would stay there again and recommend it to anyone who is looking for a good place to stay.
  • 94%
  • 22 Jul 2014 Anonymous USA
  • The location is great and the place is superb. Love to have a bar downstairs in my hostel, never experienced this before :) Especially huge thanks to Daniel who served us crazy Finns so greatly!
  • 100%
  • 22 Mar 2014 Anonymous Finland
  • There are only two bathrooms and showers in this hostel, which is not enough! the door security code also changed suddenly and getting the new code was a little bit cumbersome. there was free breakfast, which was great, but only consists of toast (pb and jam), coffee, and cereal.
  • 54%
  • 12 Mar 2014 Anonymous Canada
  • Good location and clean room. 12 beds in a room was not that beautiful but the price is lovely. Perfect for young travelers who want to save money :)
  • 83%
  • 09 Mar 2014 Nansol South Korea
  • The friendly staff and lower prices compensates the lowlights. Nevertheless, I felt a little insecure, because the existing lockers were only enough for small objects, while the luggage stayed opened in the shared bedroom during all day. Thank godness nothing haappened to our belongs! And the location is not exactly good. In the middle of a residential area, you have to walk abou 10min to London Eye and 20min to Westminster Church. (in the map it looked nearest).
  • 74%
  • 09 Mar 2014 Vanessa Brazil
  • The hostel has great location, it´s right in the heart of Westiminister, just few steps from London Eye and few more from Big Ben and Parliament :). Rooms are small, but totally worth the price.
  • 86%
  • 12 Feb 2014 Zuzana Slovakia
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