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Toronto
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2011

This international student house is truly a travelers hidden gem! I travel to uk alot and spend most my summers traveling europe. I spent the entire summer of 2010 in London and rented a flat at this place. It was the best value and amazing location located in central london between baker street tube station & euston station off marlybone... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2011

When we arrived we saw there was building work going on and we thought we'd made a mistake. We checked in and the staff apologised for the disruption (it's being renovated) and we were given the keys to our room, which was clean and spacious. We stayed for a week in total and we both loved it. Lots going on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2011

I have stayed at ISH for more than 15 days(out of practical reasons and not because I like the place!!). My primary reason for staying here was that it was right next to the tube station and close to most central locations where you could walk. This is the rudest possible hostel because the reception ladies are basically dumb. If... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2011

The only thing this place has going for it is the Bar - and my goodness you'll need a drink! I have never stayed in such a terrible place before, and having travelled extensively throughout Eastern europe this is saying something. The room was not clean, we had no hot water for the duration of the stay and excessive noice... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2010

Went down to London to see a friend and decided to stay here as I lived here when studying about 10 years ago. Just thought that would be nice to see the place again... well don't know why I bothered! For the same price I could have stayed at the Travelodge down the road and I bet that would have... More 

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2 Thank Damaris08
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2010

Internet didn't work at all. If you get connect luckly, it's stil ubstale and slow. And staff's alttitude is bad.

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1 Thank Mikestw
London
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2010

this is the most amazing place i have ever stayed, the atmosphere is wonderful, the staff are friendly and profession. My room was great, the location: excellent, the bar staff were extremely friendly and even the higher staff were wonderful to interact with. I can truthfully say, i have loved every minute of my stay at international students house London.

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3 Thank finbinhot
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2010

+ Reasonable price + Central location + Friendly staff + Bonus point for hosting the London Open Go Tournament ! - Non-functional keycards - Smelly , run-down hallways - Badly insulated windows

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Summerville, South Carolina
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2009

I had to stay here one night because my other hostel was booked. After my stay, I was glad it was only one night! The security in the building is nice, if overdone. You obviously have to have a key to get in, but to get to my room I had to go through 3 other locks, then unlock my... More 

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South Wales, Britain
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2008

Whilst I had booked last minute, and knew that I was going to be sent from pillar to post, this accommodation was more than dissapointing. For the price paid per night, my money would have been better spent at a budget hotel in London. Okay, let me outline the pros and cons. On the plus side, the entrance to the... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
International Students House (ISH) is a student residence and a unique social, cultural and recreational centre. ISH is a central place to meet people from Britain and around the world. International Students House offers accommodation in single, twin, quad and multi bed rooms. We are located in zone one opposite Great Portland Street tube station and only a ten minute walk from the delights of Oxford Street and attractions such as London Zoo and Madame Tussauds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about International Students House

Address: 229 Great Portland Street | Marylebone, London W1W 5PN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Fitzrovia
Price Range: $122 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — International Students House 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
International Students House Hotel London
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“En suite is nicer than a dorm room, and if you are an album, you have access to the Goats Flat”
 of 5 bubbles savvysolo, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Sleep in a room with friends if at all possible. I didn't sleep in the dorms, but whatever room you do sleep in try to do it with someone you know.”
 of 5 bubbles amethystloucks, 10 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Rooms at the top floor were nice with a splendid view to the park”
 of 5 bubbles MariaS616, 3 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Go for en-suite with private toilet facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles 721antony, 19 Jun 2014 | Read review
“go for the single en suite when available.”
 of 5 bubbles Kinkyschmink, 1 Nov 2013 | Read review
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