See other London properties

No.8 Willesden Hostel London

305 High Rd, Willesden, London, England, Distance from city centre: 10km

Rating: 68% from 14 reviews

  • 58%Atmosphere
  • 84%Staff
  • 77%Security
  • 68%Cleanliness
  • 55%Location
  • 68%Value for money
  • 67%Facilities

Real Reviews

Real reviews from fellow travellers

These are trusted reviews from guests who have actually stayed here. We hope you find them helpful.

Note: we only give a property a rating once it has received a minimum of 3 reviews.

  • Sort By:
  • Traveler Type:
  • Age:
  • Showers and toilets were generally good, but it took half a week to repair one of the two shower/toilet cubicles on the first floor, during which time lines of impatients were intermittently forming. There was, however, more capacity on the ground floor. I appreciated having my own fridge in my single room.
  • 77%
  • 17 Sep 2014 Anonymous Norway
  • They don't take cards, with good reason I'm sure, was glad I had enough cash to pay as the cash dispenser in reception was not working. Could have been awkward.
  • 77%
  • 15 Jul 2014 Owen Ireland
  • Felt like we slept on the street due to badly isolated windows. The traffic outside the window was intense and many sirens. The room had no wardrobe and felt mostly like a hallway. One of the showers were out of order. For that money I would expect more than the hostel and the room offered - that is it!
  • 40%
  • 08 Jul 2014 Anonymous Romania
  • Excellent kitchen facilities. One of the showers had no water, so I had to wait to use another. The hostel is located on a busy road so it was quite noisy outside; I had to have the window open following a very hot day.
  • 83%
  • 03 Jul 2014 Anonymous England
  • Good value for money, staff really helpful. Cleaners always cleaning and personally didn't notice anything worrying except a spider or two in the computer room (roommate said she saw a bedbug and checked out earlier than planned). Between zones 2 and 3 in North London, which didn't bother me but may not be ideal for some. Free wifi (downstairs) / internet access in computer room.
  • 71%
  • 20 Jun 2014 Anonymous Cyprus
  • I stayed here with my 6yr old daughter for a One Direction concert as local hotels were shocking prices! Think we surprised the owners when we arrived as the hostel seem like it may welcome bikers more than 1D groupies hehe We stayed in a private double room and it was clean and bed was comfortable. The main road was super noisy but we soon got to sleep. It is only a short walk from Dollis Hill station, 2 stops away from Wembley so ideal for what we were visiting for.
  • 74%
  • 06 Jun 2014 Anonymous England
  • Very friendly staff and good facilities. The hostel is surprisingly clean - the facilities got cleaned frequently during my stay. There is no breakfast, but the kitchen is clean and a supermarket is around the corner, so you can easily prepare a breakfast of your choice. The remote location is not a problem because of the good tube and the excellent night bus connections. There's always room for improvement, but with respect to it's price range this hostel is a good choice.
  • 83%
  • 02 May 2014 Anonymous Germany
  • This hostel is more like a half-way house. Neighborhood isn't the greatest, questionable males hang out in front and always check you out as you walk thru the bar/pool area to the hostel, no wi-fi away from the reception area (which is at the bar) tho the desk will pretend like they don't know of this problem, no hot water in the bathroom on the first floor and rats in the women's dorm. Staff at front are okay, lots of ethnic restaurants nearby, computer room w/working internet. Go elsewhere.
  • 46%
  • 12 Apr 2014 Anonymous USA
  • cozy single room with a refrigerator and necessary furniture - a pleasant surprise for a cheap price! in addition, the heating was also on this chilly time, thank you so much!
  • 83%
  • 20 Feb 2014 Anonymous Latvia
  • Well only reason I booked this hostel was because I was looking to stay in London for 8 days and didn't really want to spend much on sleeping. But I might did mistake, yes it's true that hostel is really cheap, but it's really far away from downtown and you need to use tube/underground or bus, and at the end it might be better if I would pay more for some hostel in downtown and saved on transport. So far I had all hostels in downtown of city so this was totally new experience for me.
  • 60%
  • 31 Jan 2014 Anonymous Slovenia
City Guides and Information

Video guides, travel podcasts, city maps & free city guides. What to eat, where to stay and things to do and see - our travel guides have it all.

Find a guide »
Latest Blog Post

4 Southern Hemisphere Trips to do Before you Die

Read more »
Great Value and Choice

We offer the most comprehensive selection of hostels on the internet with over 35,000 great places to stay in 180 countries. The ultimate online resource for hostels everywhere.

Find great value hostels »