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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

With this place you truly do get what you pay for. Firstly, the positives; at £10 per night in the dorm it is very cheap by London's standards. Furthermore, being in very close proximity to two major Tube lines, including night tube means that it is a great place to crash following a night out on the town. There is...

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Clonmel, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Met nice people staying there but when the staff are unfriendly and unhelpful why would anyone want to go back again? The room was what you expect for the price and there was a pool table. I wouldn't go there again

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of the reviews below don't account for the price you pay is what you get. But for the price you pay you get exceptional staff and a roof over a head and free breakfast, it's actually amazing. When I stayed there were a lot of people going for work but I was just a traveller looking for a good...

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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I suppose you get what you pay for. CASH ONLY. BREAKFAST NOT INCLUDED. £10 REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT FOR A ROOM KEY. Some of the rooms are minging. Literally hardly any mirrors or lighting. All the staff are foreign and don't have a clue what's going on. Rooms are very warm on third bunk. Literally GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR

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Thank ambelinax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Im so happy that I choose this hostel. The staff was so friendly and helpful. The place is clean and you always see someone working on to make your stay more comfortable. Events every night in big common area so you can socialize with other guests. Great location just few steps from Arsenal stadium. Definitely will come back :)

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Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

(Stayed here for 2 weeks) First of all, I mean come on people! For 50-60£ a week you are 15mins out of the city centre. Fairly clean toilets and showers. Roof over your head. Warm rooms. You can't beat that! This is London, with one of the highest accommodation prices in Europe! + positives Wifi (the more people in lounge...

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Thank Andrej T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a room of 12 people. The beds were really thin. The room smelled really bad. Toilets were disgusting. The female's shower was clean. We ended up changing our accommodation for the rest of our holiday. If you want something really cheap, the place is. However we recommend trying to find another place.

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Worst Hostel I have ever visited. The bed mattraces are only 3cm thick. It is very very very cold in the hostel!!! The window has a hole, they do not heat the rooms in the night, and there is cold air ventilaton that can not be turned off. And the stuff is unfriendly. Well it is cheap .... Almost...

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Posadas, Argentina
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I stayed for a night at a 9 bed mixed room. I could get two positive things out of this hostel. The first one, is that the staff was friendly, and the second, that it is located 10 minutes from Finsbury Park station. On the other hand, the placed looked quite dirty, and the bedding a bit old. The toilets...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Arsenal Tavern Backpackers From our location the best of London and all of its attractions are within easy reach. Getting around is quick and easy with both Arsenal Station & Finsbury Park Station within an easy 5 minute walk from the hostel. We are only 10 minutes from King’s Cross St Pancras station! Unique to the hostel, Stoke Newington and its huge amount of independent restaurants, pubs, shops and cafes serving the best coffee in London are only a 10 minute walk from the hostel. When you get bored of Shoreditch, come check out Stokey. We are not far from Dalston and Hoxton either. Arsenal Football Club and the Emirates Stadium are a very short walk away. Our bar and the hostel are a great place to be on match days. Clissold Park and Finsbury Park are 10 minutes walk from from the hostel. We do daily walking tours and pub crawls Our extra-large bar and common area are the heart and soul of the hostel. With a stage for live music, large cinema screen and pool tables you will never be bored. We also have free super fast Wi-Fi throughout the hostel. We love entertainers so get in touch if you want to perform on our stage. Got a talent or skill you want to share? Again get in touch with us. We are proud of our hostel and keeping the place clean and our facilities are cleaned and maintained 24/7. We are big on security and provide lockers free of charge, CCTV throughout the hostel and 24 hour reception ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arsenal Tavern Backpackers

Address: 175 Blackstock Road, London N4 2JS, England (Formerly Arsenal Tavern Hostel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: £11 - £42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Arsenal Tavern Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Room 204, Best Room , Nice and Quiet.”
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 of 5 bubbles mikebordeaux, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“"It's the little things that add up to make this a great place to stay. This hostel has the amenities of a luxury hotel"”
 of 5 bubbles rg_shingad, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Just cross your fingers the heating system at your room is on so you can get the minimum chance to sleep at night.”
 of 5 bubbles elvioc417, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
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