FRESH @ The Steam Engine, Waterloo
FREE WIFI, FREE BREAKFAST, FREE LINEN- CLEAN AND SECURE ACCOMMODATION WITH 24 HOUR BAR IN WATERLOO, CENTRAL LONDON
You can see from our photos and previous guest reviews and comments that we are a highly rated, guest focused backpackers hostel that provides quality, clean and secure accommodation combined with award winning guest services so you can rest assured when staying with us.
Value for Money Services and Facilities Include:
FREE Use of In room Security Lockers (Bring your own padlock)
FREE- Daily Continental Breakfast, Served 7am 9am
FREE- Luggage Storage, prior to Check In time or after Check out time
FREE - Bed Linens, Fluffy Duvet and Pillow (Bring your own towel)
FREE London Walking Tour
FREE- Half Price Drink Voucher on Check In
7.95 Pizza Available 24 hours a day
Hair Dryer and Straightener (For a Fee)
Laundry Facilities, Washing Machine and Dryer (For a Fee)
Adaptors (For a Fee)
24 Hour Security and Reception
24 Hour Bar- You can meet people from all over the world in our bar downstairs which has three event nights weekly and offers great happy hour specials.
We also screen live sporting events from around the world on our big screens including NHL, NBA, AFL, NRL, NFL, CFL, Cricket, Olympics, Formula 1, World Rally Championships, English Premier League etc.
If you arrive early we can store your baggage free of charge in our luggage storage until check in time also when you check out you can leave your bags in our luggage storage for free until you are ready to leave.
Minimum age to stay is 18 - there are no exceptions, even if accompanied by a person aged 18 or above within the same reservation. A valid photo ID (only passports, EU Driver's licences, and EU or EEA ID Cards are accepted) is required from all guests and regardless of nationality - otherwise we are not able to check you in and you will still be charged for the amount equal to your first night's stay. By proceeding with your reservation you confirm that you accept our terms and conditions
We offer a selection of mixed dorm rooms in 9 or 12 bed configurations, which offer you the opportunity to mix with other travellers.
Our rooms are cleaned daily, with a FREE In room security locker for each guest to use. (Bring your own lock)
There are shared bathroom, toilet and shower facilities on each floor which are kept clean and tidy by our dedicated staff to ensure they are fresh 24/7.
The hostel is only a 10 minute walk from the London Eye and we are so close to Lambeth North underground station you can be in Piccadilly Circus in only 15 minutes. We provide free London walking tours.
Please note that check-in time is after 2pm. You must be over 18 to stay at our hostel and a valid ID is required when you check-in.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Age Restriction
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast Included
- Cable TV
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Wifi
- Hot Showers
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Non Smoking
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
AGE POLICY: We do NOT accept ANY Guests aged under 18 years old- minimum check in age is 18 years
old. A person under 18 cannot be checked in even if accompanied by an adult. Underage arrivals
will be processed as a NO SHOW (First night charged, and remainder of booking cancelled)
ID POLICY: You must present Valid Government Issued Photo ID we ONLY accept: Passport, EU-Issued ID
Card, EEA/EFTA Issued ID Card (such as Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein), and
EU-Photo Driver's License. No copies are accepted, paper or electronic. A Student card or
a bank card is not accepted as an ID. NO ID, NO STAY, NO EXCEPTIONS
NO SHOW POLICY: If you do not arrive for your booking by 6am the morning following your scheduled date of arrival
we consider that a ‘NO SHOW’ and reserve the right to charge your credit card the total for your first night’s stay and
cancel the remainder of your booked nights.
Check In: From 2pm
Check Out: 10.30am
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
Address: The Steam Engine, 41-42 Cosser Street, London, SE1 7BU
Please consult the official Transport for London travel planner www.tfl.go.uk for step by step directions to the hostel at the time of your travel.
We are located in Zone 1, on Cosser Street a short walk (3 minutes) from Lambeth North Tube Station on the Bakerloo Line.
Notable tourist attractions within walking distance are Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, London Eye, Downing Street, Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square and Waterloo Station.
From Lambeth North Underground to The Steam Engine:
From Lambeth North Station, when you exit the station you will see a large Church, cross the road and walk past it so that it is on your left, you are now on Kennington Rd. Walk about 200 meters and you will see Cosser Street on your right (just behind Days Inn Hotel) (if you get to a set of traffic lights you have gone to far), we are 20 meters down this road on the left.
From Waterloo to Lambeth North Underground
Take the Bakerloo line towards Elephant and Castle to Lambeth North
5 min walk or 1 tube stop and you are at London Waterloo Station (Rail, Underground & Bus Services)
15 min walk or a short bus ride to London Bridge, London Tower (show case of the Crown Jewels), and London Walking Bridge
15 min walk or very short bus ride the other way to Westminster Abbey, Parliament, Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace and of course the London Eye which you can see from the pub.
Easy tube or bus ride into SOHO night life, shopping, and all that downtown has to offer.