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The Monkeys in the Trees

49 Becklow Road, Shepherds Bush, London, England, Distance from city centre: 8.6km

Rating: 74% from 11 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 87%Staff
  • 76%Security
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 69%Location
  • 76%Value for money
  • 63%Facilities

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  • Everything that you would expect from a hostel is the "The Monkeys in the trees." The staff is serious, and enforce fair rules that make coexistence with other guests comfortable and friendly. The breakfast is really rich and quality with different flavors of jams and fruit juices, milk, tea, eggs, etc... The bathrooms are shared with all the guests and cleaned every morning. The rooms are clean and the beds are a bit 'essential; you have to be lucky to find even roommates clean and polite.
  • 86%
  • 25 Sep 2014 Anonymous Italy
  • Not too bad, the staff were great, friendly and helpful. Breakfast was included, free wifi. Also, the common area is a bar with comfy lounges. Its a little but of a walk to the nearest tube station, but no more than 8mins. Only one problem - you could feel every spring in the mattress.
  • 66%
  • 30 Jun 2014 Stacey Australia
  • Nice Staff, lovely bar and clean rooms. Didn't have any curtains on the beds yet, and female showers were really dirty.
  • 74%
  • 21 Jun 2014 Marie-Laure Belgium
  • By far worst hostel I've ever stayed in. Couldn't find the place as the pub is better advertised then the hostel. Pub downstairs, great- too bad I wasn't sleeping in there. The wifi connection would come on and off, impossible to browse/book anything while in the bedroom, best bet would be downstairs. Showers were unbelievable, would go from one extreme (hot) to the next (cold) without even touching it. Complained about this issue and said there was a problem with the pipes. Stay far away.
  • 40%
  • 06 Jun 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Great hostel! Staff was super friendly (even gave me a vitamin tab for my water to help cure my hangover). The location was good, about a 10 minute walk from the tube station and 2 minute walk from bus stop. Beds were clean, rooms were clean, bathrooms were alright. The showers kept changing from hot to cold while other people were taking there showers- its not that bad. I love how there was no curfew, free breakfast and wifi :)
  • 89%
  • 04 May 2014 Wendy Canada
  • Good hostel a little out of town, but nice and quiet.
  • 86%
  • 13 Feb 2014 Anonymous England
  • I was surprised by the three level bunk beds but it meant that I got to meet a lot more people and all the travelers I met were all wicked. The staff was great, they were doing construction at the time but they weren't too load and stopped around dinner time. The washrooms didn't have soap in them so I ended up walking to the kitchen every time to use the dish soap but other than that the place is great and there is a bar in the entrance.
  • 86%
  • 01 Feb 2014 Kayla Canada
  • Six bed female dorm isn't too bad a size. Some showers & toilet facilities are a tight squeeze. Could do with a bit more room for luggage. Breakfast is more than adequate-especially given it is included in the price. Pub is lovely place to sit & have drink/coffee at reasonable price & the internet is good. Given the amount of people staying the place is quite quiet. Bar staff are great & make you feel welcome. Yes there's room to a little bit cleaner and DIY to be done but all in all great value
  • 91%
  • 02 Nov 2013 Anonymous Scotland
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