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The Walrus Hostel

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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

From photos and online review we expected this to be a great hostel. However, as many reviewers have pointed out the train noise from Waterloo station is extremely loud so bring earplugs. We were prepared for that. Plus there is no air system or fans...More

Thank Melanie J
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Great place great beer old style clean friendly staff if I'm in town again il be shire to visit again lovely atmosphere and must I say again the beer is TOP NOTCH ! Though could do with more toilets and cleaned more often as they...More

Thank BIGSAM71
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The staff were very friendly but the hostel itself is a bit of a rickety labyrinth without great toilets. The shower was fairly decent though. Beds pretty standard but no bedside lamp/table/plug and it was very noisy with the road. Great Korean place round the...More

1  Thank Martha L
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We loved the Walrus! The staff is super helpful and do whatever they can to make your stay enjoyable. The rooms are small, but they are clean and nicely kept. Its in a great location with Big Ben just across the river and right next...More

Thank illingworth4
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I booked this hostel on the very last minute and was lucky to get the last bed on a busy marathon weekend. It was one of the best weekend I ever had. First because I would meet one of my best friends from the uni...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 32 - USD 111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 32 - USD 111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Hannah S
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Response from Joe L | Reviewed this property |
You can contact the hostel directly and let them know your ETA. They might have your beds available when you arrive and let you check in early. If they don’t just ask if you can drop off your bags and return later for check... More
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AreWeThereYet444
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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"I stayed in a nice 6-bed dorm, but there is also a much bigger dorm if you want it to be even cheaper."
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"We shard a room with 6 people which included shower. I would recommend that size as it was quiet and the..."
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"Chose a room with 6 or less people, Wifi was not great here"
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"Don't be afraid of the 20 bed room. Its very spacious!"
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