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Harlow International Hostel

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Thetford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Needed a room at very short notice on a Friday evening due to an accident on the M11 close to Harlow. The Harlow International Hostel was very accommodating and offered me a double room with free Wi-Fi. The lounge and dining area had a friendly feel and the TV in the dining area was a bonus too. The guest kitchenette...

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed only one day and could get a very smal room for three people. The beds are too litle for tall persons but clean. Stuff was really friendly and we could book the room 30 minutes in the evening before check in. Bath and shower are old and full of spiders. Kitchen smells and is dirty.

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Lovely location. Friendly staff. Exceptionally clean. Ideal for a one night layover on a budget. Shop in walking distance and a big clean kitchen to prepare food. Pub across the road and lovely parks for a morning run.

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2015

I'm a fan of the Post War Landscape so to me Harlow gets a bad press but if opinion was justified on their 'International' Hostel I'd be wrong. Set within a beautiful country park bang in the middle of England's first New Town (Frederick Gibberd - Architect planner, 1947) the Hostel on the outside looks inviting, as was the reception...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2015

I booked a room in the hostel and have been before. Always the same man on reception who is very friendly and welcoming and knows everything as he is always there! On this occasion I booked a room, on arrival the front room was very crowded with kids and some adults, the manager had mentioned that he had a big...

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Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Initially hard to find. Entrance is through a garden gate. The staff are friendly but to be frank the place is a mess. Washrooms without mirrors. Shower doors that don't lock. Apparently there were other showers but in a different building from the room. Horrid smell of damp and the floor in some public area squelches with the water on...

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england
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Arrived around 9pm, owner was helpful, food was available to buy and cook so didn't need to go out again. Access to kitchen, coffee all available anytime. Room was small single but clean and reasonably comfortable for bunk bed. For a solo traveller on quick stopover it is ideal as very close to train station, pub next door serves food...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Hostel is very close to the train station with a direct service to Stanstead airport. We had requested drop off to the airport however the woman who checked us in said "we are not a taxi service" and came across as a bit rude so we said not to worry we would take the train. We were jetlagged from 24...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Had to change the booking. No problem. Really nice email conversation. Arrived early. No problem. Friendly people. Great other guests... really small room, but spotless clean, with a cozy bed and a DESK! Wifi worked perfect! Kitchen with all the "tools"... whatever you need; just had to buy the food. Big living room area... Bathroom really clean... Really enjoy my...

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Meets and exceeds the standard you would expect for a hostel, please remember this is not a hotel. They offer every basic you would expect for a hostel as well as offering a number of extras.The staff were very friendly, with a genuine enthusiasm and interest in improving your stay. Upon arrival we were given a larger room than what...

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Address: 13 School Lane, Harlow CM20 2QD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Harlow
Price Range: £28 - £52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harlow International Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Just ask receptionist for a quite room but all rooms seem to be good.”
 of 5 bubbles GARY2391, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Premier Inn down the road.”
 of 5 bubbles jamessM4320VU, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
“some rooms with bunk beds, but I also saw one with "normal" beds”
  • Great place, great rate!
 of 5 bubbles BerlinCowgirl, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you get the double room despite it being noisy from pub next door.”
 of 5 bubbles peterjohnb, 20 Oct 2012 | Read review
“if you do stay here, try not to stay in the double rooms - which is overlooking the noisy pub.”
 of 5 bubbles DoodleBopper, 7 Jan 2012 | Read review
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