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20% would recommend it to a friend
Kensal Green Backpackers 1
Don't know what to say.
cheap, but really unpleasant
I wouldn't generally quibble with somewhere charging £10 a night, but hostel 639 is really run down, and dirty.
In my room the beds were broken, and the "curtain" was a bedsheet apparently tied in place (only covering half the window. A previous occupant's swimming trunks had been left in the shower. The whole place smells like it hasn't been cleaned since before the smoking ban came into force in the UK (in 2007). The smell was so bad the other people staying in the room with me wanted to leave the window open overnight - even though that made it bitterly cold.
Cheap but not very cheerful
Cheapest hostel in London and you can see why, I've stopped in hostels all over the world but this was the first time i've stopped in one in my own country and it was probably the worst hostel i've stayed in.
Travelled all night without sleep arrived here at 11am but they wouldn't let me check in until 2...I didn't actually get checked in till about 4 because of the vast queues. The rooms are quite dirty, service ok, got to pay for everything. Spoke to a lot of guests, all who seemed to be friendly and talkative, most complained about the dirtiness of the place and I was told by more than one that they had items stolen from them. In my room someones oyster card got taken/removed while I was there. Pay the extra £2 and go to another hostel
It's ok... Some of the staff are very rude tho
I spent two weeks, it was honestly value for money.
I'll recommend this place to any lone traveller I meet
Reasonable stay at Hostel 639
Reasonable accomodation for the price.
You get what you pay for. The only reason I wouldn't recommend to a friend is because my friends wouldn't dig that type of dormitory accomodation but if you are flexible then it's good enough.