We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea
Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea
Panoramas (6)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

541 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 361: English reviews
Start your review of Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea
 Click to rate
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here 5 nights in a 12 beds room. I did breakfast and it was plentiful with a choice of express omelettes. I liked hot drinks are available free for guests.Never it missed hot water in the shower. Staff polite and nice.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Marco1111975
TravelJoyHostels, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Dear Marco, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback with us! We are delighted to know you enjoyed your stay at Travel Joy Hostels. It is particularly rewarding to read our staff was polite and welcoming and that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet. We definitely look forward to welcoming you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first hostel stay... ever. Pre-booking emails with staff and easy online booking assuaged enough doubt, so I booked. And, overall, am glad I did. The check-in guy was friendly; his manager, not at all. His attitude prompted me to ask his name so as to communicate his attitude with upper management. He adjusted his attitude forthwith. The...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank GilFrida
TravelJoyHostels, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Dear Gil, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We are really glad to know you chose us to be your first hostel experience and did not leave disappointed. It is specially good to read you enjoyed our Open Mic Nights and that you appreciated our breakfast buffet. In regards to your feedback on the manager, please accept our...

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the nicest hostels I've stayed in London, and very good value for the location and facilities. Clean and comfortable, Staff were friendly and helpful. got a mixed dorm room , there is a shower in the room with a sink which is great because you don't need to leave the room to shower, a toilet in there too...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Lucy M
TravelJoyHostels, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Dear Lucy, We are so happy to read we're one of the nicest hostels you've stayed in! It is particularly good knowing you've felt at home at Travel Joy. Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. Your comments about the team have been shared with the team and we all loved to hear them! We hope to welcome you...

Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel was in a convenient location; very handy for the tube and buses. The downstairs area was great- a nice little bar/restaurant and each night has a different theme. It's very easy to get chatting to other guests there. As a guest you also get unlimited soft drinks which was brilliant. The upstairs facilities are pretty basic and my...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rachael H
TravelJoyHostels, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Dear Rachel, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us! We are delighted to know you appreciated our central location as much as we do and that you had a chance to enjoy our free amenities. It is also lovely to read you could meet fellow travellers. In regards to your thoughts on the mattress, we are aware of this...

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This weekend was the second time I stayed at Travel Joy while attending the BSC Expo at Battersea Evolution. The first time being in February 2016. Great prices. Great food. Great staff. I'll certainly be back this time next year.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sy T
TravelJoyHostels, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Dear Sy, It is great reading you are already thinking of staying again with us next year! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. We are glad to know our staff was nice and helpful and that you had the chance to enjoy our food menu. We can't wait to see you again!

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent one night in the 12bed dorm in January. The building used to be a pub and it was turned into a hostel, which is quite cool. The bar is still there, so you don't have to go too far if you need a pint. Staff I met were nice. I got a free towel when I checked in....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank bela977
TravelJoyHostels, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Dear Bela, Thank you so much for sharing such positive feedback with us! We are thrilled to read you had a 5-star stay at Travel Joy Hostels. It is great knowing our staff was welcoming and that you appreciated our free amenities and complimentary breakfast buffet but we are particularly glad to read you've felt safe and that rooms and...

Eastpointe, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed there with my brother for a couple days probably one of the best hostels I've been too, we felt welcomed, very nice atmosphere, very nice view of the Thames River and there's a bus stop right out front that will take you all around the city. Met some really cool people there, very happy with my stay!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank John B
TravelJoyHostels, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Dear John, It was wonderful to read your review and find out you found us one of the best hostels you've been to! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are happy to know you've felt so welcome and that you could meet other travellers. It is also lovely to read you enjoyed our...

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Located in Pimlico, close to bus 24 and the underground. The staff is really kind, the rooms and the baths are clean. Breakfast is good and you can also ask for pancakes, omelettes and smoothies. Thai restaurant is fantastic.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Gio M. B
TravelJoyHostels, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Dear Gio, Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts on your stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your experience at Travel Joy, specially that our staff was kind and that you found our cleanliness up to your standards. Your comments on the food have been shared with the chef and she was absolutely thrilled to hear them!...

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The Travel Joy Hostel is my favourite hostel so far. Great breakfast including freshly made smoothies and omelette. The staff was super friendly and caring. The area seemed to be safe and it is well connected to the city centre due to bus number 24 which is running 24/7. My room was perfectly clean and quiet enough to sleep well....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank hannahoebink
senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Dear Hannah, We couldn't be happier to read we're your favourite hostel! It means a lot to us that our guests have such good experiences at Travel Joy, specially when our team makes you feel so welcome. Your comments have been shared with everyone and we were all thrilled to hear them. We are also glad to know you've felt...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 January 2017

It's convinient located in Pimlico, close to bus 24 communicated with all city centre in less than 20 min. Room is good and clean, and showers are really cleaned. Good heating. The bar is good and free refreshment served. Breakfast is included and really amazing with a smothie and omelette included free of charge. But best part ever is staff...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank akhela85
senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Dear Akhela, Thank you so much for sharing this amazing feedback on your stay with us. It is specially good to know our staff made such an impression on you - your comments have been shared with the team and everyone was thrilled to hear them! We are also happy to read you enjoyed our breakfast buffet and that our...

241 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (123)
Viewed
Dining (11)
Viewed
Room/Suite (21)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (29)
Viewed
View from Room (6)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
2:17
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (53)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (101)
Viewed
Eight Bed Ensuite with Balcony (20)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
Shared Bathrooms (12)
Viewed
Six Bed Ensuite with Balcony (16)
Viewed
Ten Bed with Shared Bathroom (11)
Viewed
The Hotel (20)
Viewed
Twelve Bed with Shared Bathroom (13)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (17)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Other (8)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these London hotels
Whitechapel
Wombat's City Hostel London
Fitzrovia
YHA London Central
YHA London Central
#19 of 816 in London
1,084 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Bloomsbury
YHA London St Pancras
YHA London St Pancras
#24 of 816 in London
627 reviews
Bloomsbury
Generator Hostel London
Generator Hostel London
#38 of 816 in London
2,297 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Pimlico

Neighbourhood Profile
Pimlico
Time spent in Pimlico is a slower-paced affair than most other Central London neighbourhoods. This largely residential area orderly arranged beside the Thames, is a treasure trove of quaint pubs, subtle architectural charms and local boutiques. Here, art lovers thrill at the chance to visit the world class Tate Britain gallery for its collection of British art from the 1500s to the present. For peace and quiet and some downtime spent along the Thames, Pimlico is highly recommended.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Travel Joy Hostels is a relaxed and chilled-out hostel which focuses on personal service.We are the only London hostel overlooking the river. We are extremely centrally located between Chelsea and The Houses of Parliament.We provide free tea/coffee/soft drinks to residents at all times, free linen/towels, free earplugs, Wi-Fi in the entire building and free continental breakfast. There are no hidden costs.There is bicycle dock and a 24 hour bus outside the door that goes every ten minutes to Victoria Station, Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Soho, Oxford Street and Camden.We have a Thai and European restaurant on site and a tour and theatre tickets desk.We have PC's in the lounge area which can be accessed for a small fee.Our large bar below the hostel is a great place to relax and socialise. Our building offers all modern facilities and guests can feel very safe and comfortable.Our check-in time is from 14:00 - 23.30. If you are early you can leave your luggage in our secure luggage storage area. Check-out is 11:00 with breakfast from 07:30 - 10:30.We can assure you that your stay with Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea will be enjoyable and relaxing and give you a wonderful taste of Central London.We also have Salsa Classes on Wednesdays, an Open Mic Night on Fridays and Live Music on Saturdays. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea

Address: 111 Grosvenor Road | Pimlico, London SW1V 3LG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Pimlico
Price Range: $39 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Agoda, Priceline and HostelWorld so you can book your Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea Hotel London
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea staff and other travellers.
20 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (20)

Questions? Get answers from Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“best view,”
 of 5 bubbles Marco1111975, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Talk to the hosts, they're amazing people.”
 of 5 bubbles neophosf, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great Food”
 of 5 bubbles rosswalsh92, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want to sleep, don't get room 1.very loud”
 of 5 bubbles JA1916, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“It is a popular gathering place for locals, so maybe if an early-to-bed-sensitive-sleeper-type person, ear plugs are available!”
 of 5 bubbles katieteakle, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
5 of 5