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Smart Camden Inn Hostel

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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hostel was one of the worst I have ever stayed in. The rooms, common areas and corridors were cramped and the noise in the hostel caused me to have very little sleep. The staff were unhelpful and unprofessional, taking 30 minutes to check me in and discussing other guests in front of me. Hygiene was bad and everything came...

Thank Luke J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently stayed here for 3 days overall a nice stay tho there are a couple of problems the beds are slightly on the smaller size I'm 5'9 and if I fully stretched out then I'd hit the ends so if you are taller then me you may have a problem. And the staff I won't say rude but a bit...

Thank Callum L
Reviewed 1 week ago

If yoi choose to stay in a hostel you have to accept not amazing clean condition. Taken that into account I was really satisfied with my staying here, prices are cheap ( I am not sure you can find better in London) and the location is very good since it is situated in the lively Camden Town. I can recommend...

Thank Domiziana M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed in hostels before knowing that on a budget, both privacy and bathroom space are compromised. There's also the constant reminder to keep valuables safe at all times, which for £1.50 per night you can use your key card to lock, but not recommended for large luggage (didn't bother me at all). This hostel had to be the worst...

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice location, close to the city and places like Camden market which are worth a tour ! The staff is not very convenient and helpful. They are very available given the fact that this reception is never closed BUT plenty of things were Rooms are not really clean not planned like paying the bill when you arrive whereas we...

Thank Lénaïc C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017

disgusting place to be in, rude customer service. they would charge you for anything you would expect after you book it. when you have a cleaning issue in the place they would keep saying the bloody manager is not there.

2Thank danieldust
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Yes, don't let yourself be fooled by the pictures with wide angle lens. This place is very, very narrow. The 6 beds en-suite room looked indeed like a submarine. The bunk beds are 3 on a pile, so that you can't really sit on the bed without banging your head above. And, you could kick the person on the bed...

Thank Patricia G
Smart Hostels L, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Camden Inn Hostel, responded to this review

Hello! We're sorry that you were unhappy with your stay in our hostel and we'll work hard to fix the issues that you experienced. Thank you for letting us know, your feedback is much appreciated. Kind regards, Smart Hostels Team

Reviewed 6 January 2017

The rooms are a bit small for the amount of people and also the bathroom was quite small. However this is typical for London. Beds are also quite small and not really made for tall people. Location was top, 5 minutes from the tube station and around 10 minutes located from Camden Market, which is a must see in that...

Thank Marlyn W
Vichy, France
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The hostel was okay for one night, and it is extremely cheap for its perfect location! But I didn't really feel safe there: the staff was very very cold and unfriendly, the room was really tiny and, well, i couldn't sleep at all so i left at 5am. But, again, I guess you can't expect a perfect place for such...

Thank luciletn
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Smart Camden is a clean and secure Hostel just a 3 minute walk from Mornington Crescent station on Camden High Street. We have stayed in both the 4 and 6 berth rooms, lower floor rooms are next to the TV rooms and Kitchen. Depending on the guests that night its hit and miss if they come back drunk and keep...

Thank Nibbledog
Smart Hostels L, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Camden Inn Hostel, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for taking your time to write such a nice review of our hostel for other travelers. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at our hostel. We are looking forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to London. Kind Regards from The Smart Hostels Team

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Famous for its sprawling cluster of markets and shops as well as for an embrace of all things counter culture, Camden offers a concentrated version of London street life. From bargain shopping and people watching to rubbing elbows in its abundance of pubs and bars, Camden is the place to be for many a Londoner. It is also home to some of the hottest live music venues in Europe. As packed as Camden High Street and its tributaries can get during the weekends, this neighbourhood is right next to some of the city's most beloved outdoor spaces, namely Regent's Park and Primrose Hill.
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Less than 547 yrd from Camden Market, the Smart Camden Inn is located in Camden's pubs and clubs district. Camden Town Underground Station is a 5-minute walk away and provides direct access to London city center. A 24-hour front desk is provided and there are no curfews or lock-out times. Tourist information and assistance is provided 24-hours and discount tickets for major attractions are also available. Free luggage storage is available for early check-ins. The Jewish Museum, Regents Park and central London are all within 15 minutes' walk. London Zoo is less than a 20-minute walk from the Smart Camden. A large TV features in the common room and a shared kitchen with a refrigerator is also available. Self-service laundry facilities are offered on site. All rooms are mixed-sex or female-only dormitories. Linens are provided and security lockers are available in all rooms. Shower and bathroom facilities are shared. Camden is a great choice for travelers interested in Theater, Museums and Culture. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Smart Camden Inn Hostel

Address: 55-57 Bayham Street, London NW1 0AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Camden
Price Range: $23 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Smart Camden Inn Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Choose a room with private bathroom”
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“Ask for a room on the lower floor if you have luggage”
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“I booked in a 6 bunk room but was tiny. Maybe rooms with more bunks have more space.”
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“Fewer beds in room the better”
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