The Monkeys in the Trees

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

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Rating: 73%from 10 reviews

  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 86%Staff
  • 76%Security
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 70%Location
  • 74%Value for money
  • 62%Facilities
Welcome to The Monkey In The Trees, a brilliant boutique hostel in backpacker friendly West London.

We've spent a lot of time and effort creating something special, a home from home, a snug little space tucked away in Shepherds Bush that offers everything you need-comfort, convenience and culture.

We're equidistant between four different underground lines-the Central, District, Hammersmith and Piccadilly. It's quick and easy to explore every corner of London with the knowledge you'll easily get back from anywhere. The Piccadilly line is also linked to Heathrow, so if you arrive there we're more than convenient (ask us about taxis).

Our guest rooms feature handmade wood beds or traditional metal ones, natural wood floors and extra power sockets, reading lights, lockers and free Wi-Fi. A free continental breakfast will fuel you in the morning and the pub, communal kitchen and T.V. room lounge will be there to welcome you back.

Wait a minute, did you say pub? Yes, a pub. And by pub we mean a fully featured British pub with all the fixtures and fittings you'd expect - not an afterthought, not a tiny, sad corner of a room but a proper English pub that sits below your room. It's an expansive space place to meet, greet, relax and have fun with your fellow travellers. Don't take our word for it, have a look at the photos.

And if you like whisky, ask us; we've got them all. We like whisky. The Greyhound Pub first opened to the public in 1892. It was the first pub to greet those travelling from the counties to the capital's west. It was a friendly, welcoming place for locals and newcomers alike and remains that to this day. This idea is the cornerstone of The Monkeys in the Trees hostel.

So, after the history lesson, we mean beers on tap, a plasma television, an open-plan, laid-back bar featuring comfy sofas, a sunny garden and friendly staff that will welcome you in and welcome you back. It's open to you and any friends you make on your adventures. No sneaking guests back for a late night beer!

If you plan on exploring the whole of the UK, Shepherds Bush overground takes you to Clapham Junction - one of the major UK transport hubs from which you can explore the whole country.

There are even night buses that travel from central London to within one minute of our front door - and they run 24 hours.

Check out the underground map. We're close to Shepherds Bush, Shepherds Bush Market, Wood Lane, Ravenscourt Park and Hammersmith.

Even if you stay in the local area we're a brief walk or bus ride to several world-class venues, and numerous smaller, eclectic venues. Music, theatre, cinema and comedy - it's all covered and all within walking distance.

We'll let the venues do the talking so have a look at Shepherds Bush Empire, Hammersmith Apollo, The Bush Hall, The Ginglik, The Bush Theatre, Electric Theatre, Vue Westfield, Tabbard Theatre and the Lyric Theatre.

We're home to one of the largest malls in Europe, Westfields, the BBC and phenomenal exhibition halls of Earls Court and Olympia, all of which are far more exciting than they sound. There are also numerous award-winning restaurants nearby that should suit any taste and budget. With a lunch menu you can eat like a king and pay like a pauper. It's all about local knowledge.

If you have any questions you can just ask us. There's no problem too big, no question too small; we'll help in any way we can.

Clean, comfortable and convenient - a cut above the rest. The Monkey In The Trees is not an ordinary hostel, but who wants an ordinary holiday?

Please note that we do not accept bookings for guests under the age of 18 years. Valid photo id is required at check-in.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Bar
  • Bicycle parking
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Towels For Hire

Cancellation Policy

This 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 Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Check-in: 2pm to 11pm. Check-out: 12 noon. We have a 48hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation. No sleeping bags to be used in hostel. Clean linen is provided.

Directions
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Take the Hammersmith and City tube line to Shepherds Bush Market. Exit the station and cross over Uxbridge Road to bus stop Q. Take the 207 bus in the direction of Acton / East Acton (runs every 3-7 minutes) and disembark at Wormholt Road bus stop LK just outside the Princess Victoria public house that is on the corner of Becklow Road. We're 120 yards down Becklow Road on the left hand side.

Located Near

Located near Westfield Shopping Mall, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, Hammersmith, Shepherds Bush Green, BBC TV Studios, Queens Park and Rangers Football Stadium.

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