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Astor Museum Hostel

Hostelworld.comUSD 54*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well originally I came here for one month in January while I was on a course. But then I didn't want to leave so I quit my job in Newcastle and stuck around in Astor museum for the next four months while working. First of all the staff are amazing once or twice I stumbled in drunk, they will always...

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Museum Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! We are super happy you had such an amazing time staying with us! For your next stint at Astor Museum we have just invested in the best routers you can buy so we have super stable super fast wifi all of the time! We hope to see you again soon in beautiful London!...

Brick, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i was not really expecting that this hostel is so convenient/accessible to almost all restaurants and attractions in london. just give the location a shot, explore by walking and you will get amazed. what to expect in london- for it's price you will be shocked that the room is small for the price. but it's london. clean room, clean shower...

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Museum Hostel, responded to this review

Hey, thank you for your review! We are super happy you enjoyed our awesome little hostel! Our location is without a doubt unbeatable, within a few minutes walk you are in the heart of Soho or Piccadilly and Trafalgar Square! Not to mention being next door neighbours with one of the most important and beautiful Museums in the world! We're...

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I was very disappointed in this place. From the comments they have made to reviews on this site they seem to care about making the place a nice place to stay, but from my stay there it seems they should put more time into turning words into action. For one thing I read "we take a lot of pride in...

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Museum Hostel, responded to this review

Hey, thank you for taking your time to write us a review. We are incredibly sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. I will look into each of these matters individually and ensure that it does not repeat itself. As mentioned in the previous reply Cleanliness is super important to us and there being dust on the surfaces...

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Overall this was a good hostel. The location was great and it was decent value. The hostel felt quite secure, with ket cards for rooms and a code to get in at night. The staff were friendly, the rooms were clean and decent sized with sinks and large under bed lockers. Breakfast was good but the kitchen was too small...

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Museum Hostel, responded to this review

Hey! Thank you for taking your time to write us a review. Security is super important to us and try to provide everything you need to keep your stuff nice and safe! We are happy you enjoyed our hospitality! Sorry that the rooms were a bit hot during your stay here. It's tricky to get the mix right during spring,...

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for 45 days. Staff is so friendly,helpful, and kind. Location is great,very close to british museum. Hostel is clean and kitchen is well-equipped to cook. Only negative thing of the hostel is Wifi which is not very good.

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Museum Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Thank you so much for your awesome review! We are super happy you enjoyed your time with us! We're sorry the wifi was a bit glitchy at times, we have just invested in some new beefy reuters and an additional line, so we'll have super awesome WiFi for your next visit! Looking forward to seeing you again in beautiful!!!...

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 25 November 2016

I stayed in this hostal a week..The position is VERY good, but not the rooms. I had a lot of travel often in a hostel and in London are the worst, especially this one. Dirty, and the worst thing was the bad smell.. I can't advice this hostel, but if you are brave it's ok. Bye

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Museum Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to leave a review. We are sorry you did not have an amazing stay. We take great pride in having the cleanest and most comfortable place for you to stay in central London. If the problem was with a fellow guest in the room, please let us know next time and we will do...

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

This hostel is a perfectly good place to come back to after a long day and sleep. Staff is friendly, location is safe and pretty convenient. The building is definitely old - not sure some of the stairs would pass a safety inspection - but the bedrooms are comfortable enough, probably on the small side though; sink in the bedroom...

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Museum Hostel, responded to this review

Hey thank you for your feedback! Every problem you have identified has now been fixed! We bought the most powerful Reuters available and an extra line to help cope with the demand and the internet is flying and super stable! We had a look at the cages and oiled them up and are now moving smooth as eggs! We have...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I stayed in this place for 2 weeks. The location is really amazing, right in front of the british museum and close to 2 tube stations, and the staff is very nice. The common areas are a little small, but always very clean. Showers are good, and there are a lot of them. They also have great activities every night,...

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Museum Hostel, responded to this review

Hey thank you for your feedback! We are super happy you enjoyed your time with us! Our location cannot be beaten! Right next to one of the most iconic museums in the world (Sleeping 200 mts from the Rosseta Stone!). Although we had a few very hot days in September, aircon is a rarity to need in London. However, now...

Hoorn
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This hostel was in a perfect location, right by SoHo and Covent Garden. We had a private twin which was a very nice room, including towels and a kettle. Wifi didn't always work but the charity breakfast was a nice addition but very small. And i felt it would be rude to bring your own breakfast into the kitchen so...

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Alexa K, Guest Relations Manager at Astor Museum Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the room tips and your excellent feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the room on Little Russell, it is a very nice quiet street and we think our guests enjoy a good night's sleep at a lower price ;) We do indeed offer a charity breakfast and thank you for being so...

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Staying in Bloomsbury

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Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the oldest low budget hotels in London, the Museum has been helping weary backpackers and travellers loosen up since 1977! The location of this hostel makes it one of the best value hostels in London central. Right in front of the British Museum guests can access Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden and Leicester Square in just 10 minutes. Definitely the best central London hostel.A cosy budget hostel split across two buildings near Russell Square, this low cost hotel doesn't feel much like it. With a recently renovated kitchen, new reception and revamped lounge. There are dozens of sights located so close to the hostel, and is best hostel to visit as much of London as you can take in! Otherwise stay indoors with your fellow residents and enjoy a good time in the kitchen or if weather permits on our small terrace. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Astor Museum Hostel

Address: 27 Montague Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5BH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $38 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 100
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“little russell street is very quiet”
RoosK, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
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“8 bed dorm was fine”
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“Try to get a room on a lower floor as there is no lift.”
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