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    The Walrus Hostel

    172 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7RW, England
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent43%
          • Very good39%
          • Average14%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Bar/Lounge
          Free Parking
          Pool
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          Wombat's City Hostel London
          752 reviews
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          162 reviews
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          11 - 15 of 496 reviews

          Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

          We stayed here for one night as a cheaper place to stay in London and I would 100% stay here again. The bar has a great atomsphere and feels really welcoming to all! You get what you pay for accomodation wise but the atmosphere really...More

          2  Thank Heather F
          Reviewed 9 January 2017

          By far the best introduction to London. My phone died and I had no adapter. After many hours of both exploring and looking for the Walrus, I finally found it :) I must have looked sweaty, lost, and thirsty, because I was given a beer...More

          2  Thank Joseph L
          Reviewed 3 January 2017

          I regularly drink in the pub and think it's great. The location is so central and the prices are great for the location. It's a couple streets away from Westminster bridge - leading to Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, etc. There's a charming bar...More

          2  Thank Alex H
          Reviewed 24 December 2016

          I found the Walrus on my first trip to London two years ago, and have been staying there ever since. The building is definitely on the older side, but it's quirky and unique. I've stayed in several different rooms, and they have all been clean...More

          4  Thank Alexandra S
          Reviewed 16 December 2016

          The Walrus Hostel was so-so, nothing amazing but decent enough for a short stay. The bottom floor is a very busy bar, which is also where you check in. Bar has good prices, but was too busy for my opinion and didn't seem to be...More

          1  Thank Noelle B
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          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Breakfast included
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          • USD 29 - USD 88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          AreWeThereYet444
          Hi, which floor are the twin private rooms on? are bathrooms on the same floor? thanks.
          20 January 2016|
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          Response from NatashaGS | Reviewed this property |
          Unfortunetly, I don't remember. If I'm not mistaken it was the third floor, actually, It was a 1 floor above the luggage room. There's an individual bathroom in the second floor (or the floor below mine). If you go around... More
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          maxbill
          do you have to bring your own padlock for lockers?
          7 November 2015|
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          Response from NatashaGS | Reviewed this property |
          I took my own, but hey have it there.
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          Room Tips
          "Don't be afraid of the 20 bed room. Its very spacious!"
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          "If 4 people or less travelling together, ask for the 4 bed room, especially good for female travellers."
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          "If you don't like noises, buy yourself earplugs in the lobby shop."
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          "Hostel is right next to a bridge which is used by trains so it can be noisy."
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