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Reviewed 30 November 2015

Great value for money could not believe how cheap it was... Staff extremely friendly and very helpful throughout... Music very good, was an open micnight the night I was there. Food very nice. Location excellent. would higly recommend this place.

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Derach! Thank you for taking a few moments to leave us an account of your stay with us! We are pleased to hear you have enjoyed your stay here, even if brief, and that you liked the atmosphere at the bar and the Open Mic night going on! We highly appreciate the compliments to our staff members and we...

Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by the cosiness and family vibe existing in this place. Starting from arrival the people working here look after their guests offering a free beverage to carrying your luggage to your room. The free breakfast is amazing from omelette to pancake to much much more even better then many hotels. I hybernated like a baby bear...

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Barakeshi! Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us such a nice account of your stay with us! We are very happy that the hostel and our amenities were of your satisfaction. Moreover, we are delighted to hear you have such warm memory of our staff. It goes a long way for all our team to...

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Reviewed 15 November 2015

Stayed in a 6-bed dorm with balcony and private bathroom (Room 3). Hostel, which is a pub during the day, provides free soft drinks, hot drinks and a small bowl of sweets. There's plenty of reading material to keep you entertained. Staff seem very helpful. Breakfast wasn't bad - omelettes and smoothies made to order, although pancakes are just on...

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Phill! Thank you very much for your candid review of our hostel! We are very glad you could make out the most of our free continental breakfast and our variety of soft drinks available for guests! We appreciate very much your insights on our rooms; we are undergoing constant work on the building to improve it as much as...

Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 November 2015

the king William pub transformed into a wonderful hostel / bar / thai restaurant. the rooms are a little small, but very serviceable and cleaned / vacuumed everyday: I stayed in mixed dorm with six beds ensuite and never had issues with bathroom usage. the included breakfast is buffet, but the amazing, wonderful, accommodating and exuberant staff will make you...

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Angela! Thank you so much for your nice, detailed review of your stay with us. We like to hear you could make the most of our free amenities and that the new upgrade to the wifi works fine! We are very happy to know you've enjoyed your stay here and we also appreciate greatly your stories about the hostel...

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 19 October 2015

After leaving hostel 639 in search of a safer place to stay, Travel Joy Hostel was a sight for sore eyes. Even though my friends and I arrived very late, and booked last minute, we were not over charged and very well taken care of by the excellent staff. Not only did the hostel have excellent access to transport around...

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Emfaubs! Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your account of your stay with us! We are very happy you and your friends could appreciate our free amenities and that you felt safer and more comfortable here than in your previous hostel. Looking forward to see you on your next visit to London! Kind regards,...

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 19 October 2015

After we left Hostel 639 due to worry for our safety, my friends and I finally found Travel Joy Hostel, which truly was a joy, and a relief. They did not charge us extra for our last minute booking and the staff were both helpful and encouraging. The price was an excellent value for our money and easy to find....

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Katie! Thank you and your friends for leaving such a nice review of our hostel. We are pleased to know we made your experience in London a bit better than it was and that even though you came late you could still enjoy your time with us! Kind regards, Meli C.

Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

My sister and I stayed at the Travel Joy Hostel for 5 nights and were blown away. Not only are the facilities great for a hostel, the staff are some of the best people you'll ever meet. They are there to make sure you have the best time, which we sure did! Every night there is something to do, all...

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Grace! Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a nice review of our hostel. We feel very happy to have caused such a good impression on you and your sister. I am delighted to hear the amenities, free breakfast and daily activities made it possible for you to enjoy your time here even more! Thank you...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 7 October 2015

I stayed at Travel Joy for 3 nights in the beginning of uagust and had a great time. The staff were super helpful and friendly and definitly created a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. The hostel has a pub with outside seating attched to it. I did not try their food but I did very much enjoy being able to hang...

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Franziska! Thank you very much for your kind words towards our hostel. I am pleased to hear you could enjoy our enviable location in London and our continental breakfast with omelets and pancakes as well! We hope you will choose to stay with us in the future and we will try to make your stay even better! Thank you...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Great hostel. Decent location, a short walk from the Pimlico tube station. Big open loungeroom to chill in. Free breakfast spread is great and you can order omlettes or pancakes. Staff were friendly and helpful. Decent wifi signal throughout. We were in a 6 bed dorm. It was clean enough. There was even a great terrace balcony with a chair...

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senansexton, Manager at Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, responded to this review

Hi Hector! Thank you for writing a nice account of your stay with us at Travel Joy! As you accurately said, the area of Westminster demands all pubs and bars stop selling alcohol by 11/11:30pm. Unfortunately we fall into the Westminster area and we have to abide by the laws but the common area of the hostel stays open all...

Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

This hostel might be a bit on the outskirts of central London but they make up for it and then some. Super friendly staff that will go the extra mile for their guests. Rooms are clean with nice balconies. Free juices all day long can't hurt their reputation either.

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Hi Niv! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review on our hostel. We are very happy to hear you were pleased with your experience here and that you could enjoy our free amenities as well. We hope you will decide to visit us on your next trip to London! Meli C.

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Staying in Pimlico

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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.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $35 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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