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Pickwick Hall

7 Bedford Place, Bloomsbury, London, England, Distance from city centre: 2.3km

Rating: 85% from 18 reviews

  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 88%Staff
  • 91%Security
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 95%Location
  • 82%Value for money
  • 74%Facilities

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  • A sort of combined B&B and Hostel in a really nice area. Very reasonably priced for the area. Homely atmosphere and friendly staff. I would definitely stay here again. (It's worth mentioning also that I've just received a considerate email from staff who found some stuff that had been left behind and was wondering if I was the owner. I've stayed in many hostels over the years and that has to be a first!)
  • 100%
  • 06 Aug 2016 John Ireland
  • We had the most fantastic welcome by the staff. After a really long tiring flight it was great to see such a lovely smiling face. The room was clean and the bed great. No problem with sharing a bathroom, we only saw 1 person in the bathroom in the 3 days we were there. The owners were away when we were there so it is a testament to the place that the staff made us feel so welcome.
  • 97%
  • 19 Apr 2016 Phillip and Elizabeth Australia
  • Nice little hostel in a central area of London, close to the British museum and underground. Great value for the location. Stayed in a three bed room, building is older but the room was clean and warm. Shared bathroom with two showers, although we could only get one to work during our stay. Simple continental breakfast provided. Hosts were friendly.
  • 97%
  • 29 Feb 2016 Anonymous Australia
  • The staff was not around or available. Hours for breakfast and checkout weren't posted or included in the confirmation email. The private room was a little overpriced for what we got. A lot of the lights in the room weren't working and the toilet handle wasn't working. It's a fine place to stay, but the staff is not warm and fuzzy or particularly available.
  • 66%
  • 01 Jan 2016 Maria USA
  • Everything about Pickwick Hall was amyzing! Kind staff who made us a personalized "how-to-get-here"-description and they were always helpful and found an answer for everything. Location was perfect as well and a lot of places were in walking distance and yet it was a very quiet street (perfect at night time!). It was clean, safe and there was a very cozy and indeed relaxing atmosphere. All in all it really is good value for money and I would recommend this place any time!
  • 100%
  • 10 Dec 2015 Anne Denmark
  • Livello di pulizia molto scadente: nelle stanze mobilio vecchio e usurato (dal letto alle tende orribili), moquette sporca oltre i livelli dell'indecenza, e quello che è peggio puzzolente, entrando in camera si aveva l'impressione che ci fosse un topo morto. Finestra che facevamo prima a lasciare aperta per gli spifferi che entravano. Bagni decentemente puliti ma vecchissimi, un lavabo solo e delle dimensioni adatte a una barbie. Personale non particolarmente accogliente. SCONSIGLIATO.
  • 46%
  • 04 Dec 2015 Anonymous Italy
  • Conveniently located right around the corner from the British Museum, Pickwick Hostel was an amazing place to stay for my first time in London. It felt very safe and the staff was super welcoming. I stayed in a female dorm and the facilities were clean, spacious, and of good quality.
  • 100%
  • 09 Nov 2015 Anonymous USA
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