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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had no problems checking in. As we had booked online, we got the basement rooms. It wasn't their best rooms. I'm glad we had the rooms next to each other, which made it easy for us. Average size rooms, with two bunk beds. The sheets and pillow cases were clean. We had a sink and a mirror. There's no...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is great and from the outside, the building is nice and so in the neigbourhood. But then, you come in, and there's no lift. Then, no cuttery, no plates, in the self catering kitchens and no plates. This is absurd. Everything is downstairs, for sale or available only for people who have a breakfast voucher. I tried to...

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I am glad to hear that our rooms , location and staff are great. About the Kitchen ; we are providing every day catelery but people are taking them in the rooms . I am sorry to hear about your experience and we promise to find a way to let every one use our catelery . I hope to welcoming...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checking in was a wonderful experience, the staff were super friendly. The location is great, easy to find. The bed was comfy. The dorm room was clean. The bathroom amenities were clean but not super clean. My only complaint would be that the kitchen did not have any thing other than a kettle and a microwave. It would have been...

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I am glad to hear that our rooms , location and staff are great. About the Kitchen ; we are providing every day catelery but people are taking them in the rooms . I am sorry to hear about your experience and we promise to find a way to let every one use our catelery . I hope to welcoming...

Goulburn, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here in early December in a twin room, the room was small but suited what we needed as backpackers (bunk bed and bedside table); the room was situated on the first floor in the main building, which was a plus as there is no lift (as expected) at this hostel. The room was facing the...

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Dear Guest, I am sorry to hear about your experience with us . We are working very hard to improve our Hostel in order to provide best stay . Regards Lalla

Ocean City, Maryland
Reviewed 3 December 2016

It has been a while since I was a typical backpacking traveler. I was stuck in London for a couple extra days and found this place. This was beginning of December, so not to busy. They did give me my own room without anyone in the other 3 beds, so that was nice. Very basic room!! 2 bunks, a sink,...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your review wihch is very important to us . I am happy to hear that our location and rooms are very suitable . Hope to welcoming you in the future. Regards Lalla

Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Clean and good location, I had a great stay for 6 night, prices are good and affordable, beds and mattresses comfortable, receptionist are great and welcoming all the guests nicely and very helpful and we always had cleaning service in our room.

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Hi, I am happy to hear that our prices are affordable and you enjoyed your stay with us . We are working hard to make our guest spending best time ever . Regards Lalla

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

After reading so many reviews I was very impressed with how efficient the service was also I arrived to the hostel 3 hours before the check in yet I was helped by a friendly receptionist to check in early helped with the luggage to my dorm the place was generally clean and comfortable but some aspects of the building in...

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Hi, Thank you for your review . I am happy to hear that you checked in early (as long as the room is clean we never mind to do ) . Rooms cleanliness is our priority, our Security is been choosing as best to handle all situations . we are working hard to improve the Hostel and make you fill...

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I had a great time staying here. It's my third time this year. Great value for money! Great location. Staff were amazing. Reception staff great! Always helpful very friendly will help out to the best they can. They make you feel very welcome here. Great service by them all round. Definitely recommend staying here any time Greg Enslin

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Hi, Thank you and welcome all the time . So impressing to know that our prices and location plus the staff makes your stay enjoyable . We are working hard to make the Hostel nice place where you can have a safe and comfortable stay and unforgettable memories . I look forward to welcoming you again in Barkston Rooms ....

Reviewed 14 November 2016

Good central location, the hostel is one minute to go from the Tube station, and you can find everything around this place, i really loved to stay there for many days; the mattresses are clean, new and very comfortable, the room i stayed in is provided with fridge and private toilet and shower and it is so affordable, and what...

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Thank you for your review and I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us . Glad too to hear that our location is convenient and the manager with staff are a good teamwork. I hope to accommodate you again and again . Regards Lalla

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

the location is amazing, affordable if you want to stay in London for few hours only great if you have early business in central London 3 minutes walking to the underground station and very close to everywhere in London.

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Hi, I am glad to know that our location is convenient for business meetings and is only 3 minute walk to the underground station and all other attractions in London . I hope to accommodate in the near future . Regards Lalla

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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Address: 1 Barkston Gardens, London SW5 0ER, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington , Earls Court
Price Range: £13 - £79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Barkston Rooms 2*
Number of rooms: 87
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“The higher you go, the more stairs to climb!!”
 of 5 bubbles 160nickf, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Showers and toilets are non-functional in certain blocks, so pick carefully.”
 of 5 bubbles WilliamC452, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
“dont come here for ur own good”
 of 5 bubbles BeeJones, 26 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the lower floors, there is no lift!”
 of 5 bubbles Bugsy4702, 29 Mar 2013 | Read review
“The dorms on hostelbookers are smaller than the dorms on hostelworld so I would advise booking that way, like that you are guaranteed a bed in a smaller dorm.”
 of 5 bubbles Max2609, 15 Jun 2012 | Read review
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