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St Christopher's Inn Greenwich
Ranked #182 of 842 Speciality Lodging in London
North wales
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“OMG I LOVED THIS PLACE!!!! Its brilliant.”
Reviewed 9 June 2009

The Hostel is situated next to Greenwich train station and looks nothin like a Hostel! Its actuly a pub which made our stay even more worth while!
I had never stayed at a hotel until last night and I loved it!
Myself and two friends were greated by great staff who informed us of all the great deal the pub had to offer, we also had great discounts on food and drink.
Our rooms required the use of swipe cards which was great.
The room was equiped with 6 bunk beds, which had cages under neath, so take a pad lock with u if u wana look things away, if you forget then you can ask if they can be kept in the bars safe! the room also had a mirror, 2 chairs n 2 tables.
The bedding was clean but each bed only had 1 pillow each so we just used what was on empty beds, and the quillt looks thin but I was very warm all night! in some cases i had to take it off me!
The showers were realy clean along with the toilets and sinks!
Breakfast was included in the price but this was just cereal and toast, tea, coffee and juice but this was ideal for me.
There is not one thing i can complain about! even when we got back from our concert the manager ordered us a take away and we enjoyed a few drinks while we waited for it to arrive.
I would recommend this hostel to everyone and will defo be returning!!!

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled with friends
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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2008

This hostel is located above a pub/club, which runs until at least 2.30am; making sleeping impossible. The music gets switched back on in the morning for breakfast, so forget about having a sleep-in either.

The standards of cleanliness are good, but maintenance of the hostel is non-existent; a hole in one of the bedroom doors was covered by a bar mat, the showers require the patience of a saint to operate, and passing the pub's overflowing skips to get into the hostel, is a "hold your breath" experience.

There are better hostels, with better locations in London. But none this cheap.

  • Liked — The price
  • Disliked — Noise, maintenance
  • Stayed June 2008, travelled with friends
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everythingistaken2
1 review
Reviewed 3 June 2008

the location is nice for visiting the observatory, the queen's house, etc. in greenwich, but not quite as nice if you're planning on staying in london late.

when we got there, the room we were assigned to didn't have enough beds so we were moved to another room, which wasn't a problem...until we got back late one night (after having had to wait 1 hour for the last train back to greenwich) and found our beds had been given away. we had to go back down to the bar where we were told to move into the room we had originally been assigned to.

only one of the three showers actually worked well, but in general the facilities were quite dirty and should really be cleaned more often. couches and stools in the bar area were also quite sticky, even in the morning.

after having been to the brand new st. chris' in paris i was very disappointed.

breakfast was fine though, toast and cereal. sheets/duvet were clean too. you could do worse, but you could also do a lot better.

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  • Stayed May 2008, travelled with friends
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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2008

The staff were decent, and the location's nice and quiet though close to downtown London. Actually, Greenwich has some neat places itself that are often overlooked anyways. The hostel needs some kitchen facilities though and if you're not sleeping in a dorm on the top floor, you'll be able to hear the ruckus from the main floor pub and feel the floor vibrating from the loud music or sporting event.

  • Liked — Location (Greenwich is beautiful; there's also a supermarket nearby; two DLR stations are really close)
  • Disliked — No kitchen, noise from the pub
  • Stayed January 2006, travelled solo
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hants
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2007

Hated it here!! Do not stay here if you want a good nights sleep. Right above a noisy bar and could feel the vibrations till the early hours. It was freezing cold and the heating was not on in the room even though I asked 3 times. When we went down for breakfast the bar man completely ignored us even though he could see us knocking on the door. The breakfast was disgusting, tea was cold and no milk for cereals. Went up the road to a cafe in the end as the bar man was so rude. Never again!!!

  • Stayed February 2007, travelled with friends
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Cork
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2006

This hostel was wikid, one of the best ive ever stayed in. The staff were great- really made my stay, a complete bunch of nutters! Clean rooms, friendly people, good food, great bar and so much closer to central london than i had expected. No complaints here- thanks guys!

  • Liked — the friendliness of the staff
  • Disliked — no kitchen for hostellers
  • Tips/Secrets — hang out in the bar and get to know the staff and they'll bend over backwards to help you!
  • Stayed July 2006, travelled solo
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2 Thank Zebedee W
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bath
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Reviewed 28 July 2006

i had a great time at this hostel, the staff were friendly and helpful, it was great value for money and much closer tham i thought to the centre of london. i'd recomend it to anyone!

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  • Stayed June 2006, travelled solo
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Property: St Christopher's Inn Greenwich
Address: St. Christophers Inn 189 Greenwich High Road, London SE10 8JA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Greenwich
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #182 of 842 Speciality Lodging in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — St Christopher's Inn Greenwich 2*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
St Christopher's Hostel is located in South East London - just ten-minutes away from London Bridge on the over-ground train service - this is a great chill out location with plenty to see and do. Top local attractions include the Royal Observatory - the home of the Prime Meridian Line where time is set and where you can actually straddle the east and west hemispheres! You'll find the observatory on the mound in the lush surrounds of Greenwich Park, offering stunning views over the skyscrapers of the financial district, the historic Cutty Sark tea clipper ship, the National Maritime Museum and much more - all within easy reach of this top London hostel. You'll find St Christopher's Inn Youth Hostel, Greenwich conveniently located in the forecourt of Greenwich station, connected to both the London over-ground train network and the Docklands Light Railway. The hostel is just above the Belushi's bar and restaurant, which offers all guests a great selection of food and drinks. On top of all this you can explore the Greenwich foot tunnel under the River Thames, see a big gig at the O2 Arena in North Greenwich and take a ride on the Emirates Airline Cable Car - London's first ever funicular, all from from this top youth hostel in London! With friendly staff, comfy beds and the best attractions in the city on your doorstep, you can't go wrong with St Christopher's Inn, Greenwich. ... more   less 
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