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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed two nights and I should have stayed more. If you are looking for a party hostel this is not it... I mean, yes people go out and drink and enjoy each other's time, but there is no pub crawl and when you do crawl back in, you are aware of the other people. Everyone was friendly and talkative....

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Barmy Badger is just fantastic! Ideal location (a short walk to Earl's Court tube, shops, restaurants, and a 24 hour grocery store). The owners were incredibly kind and accommodating. They went above and beyond! The private room we stayed in with bunk beds was clean, functional, and even had a little balcony. Barmy Badger attracts similarly minded travellers so shared...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Stayed here for a week when working in the area. Suited our needs, staff were nice and friendly but the bathroom could have been a tad better for 6 big men sharing a room. Would definitely stay here again!

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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I currently stayed here for the third time, and I have the same experience every time...a fantastic one! I've stayed in several hostels now, and this is the only one that I can say is consistently excellent; I have never not had a good night's sleep at the Badger! The staff are all wonderful. At the end of my previous...

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Every time I come to London, I stay here. The position is excellent, near the center without being too overwhelming and the staff really is friendly and ready to help. There's no elevator, so, if you don't like stairs, this might not be the choice for you.

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us again. We are so pleased that you find our location to be excellent and that our staff are really friendly and helpful! Safe onward travels from all of us here :)

Reviewed 9 November 2016

Even the most seasoned of travelers will fall in love with this place. It got off to a great start as the staff went above and beyond to accommodate a special request I had made. It was very symbolic of their overall approach to customer service...they will do anything they can to make your stay more enjoyable. Great bathrooms/showers, comfortable...

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you fell in love with the Badger, found our customer service to be excellent, enjoyed our unique atmosphere and that you will stay with us again! Safe onward travels from all of us here :)

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Really good hostel,good location,few minutes of walk from tube,nice neighbourhood ,few shops,pubs,places to eat,good and fast free wifi,super clean every day ,free breakfast,very nice staff. Will be back!

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found the Badger to be the best hostel in London and that you will stay with us again! Safe onward travels from all of us here :)

Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is probably one of the best places I have found. It has various selection of rooms.which are clean tidy and great value for money. A light breakfast of cereal fruit toast jam tea or coffee included. Links to central London and main airports are all within a few minutes walk Staff are helpful and friendly. Would I stay here...

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found the Badger to be one of the best places and that you liked our cleanliness, value for money, our great location, our friendly, helpful staff and you would stay with us again! Safe onward travels from...

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Super nice and helpful stuff, there is someone for you at the reception 24/7 . In general it is a really homely hostel with a big living-dining room where you can cook your own meals if you want to. In the morning you can get a simple breakfast. There also is a living room with a couch, books to read...

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found the Badger to be a really homely hostel and liked our nice and helpful staff, free breakfast, cooking facilities, living room, our comfy beds and a personal locker with safe, plus our great location! Safe onward...

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly, good wifi, clean, good location, room had like eight electrical outlets, quiet, very nice free breakfast (Nutella! bananas, tangerines, cerials, bread/butter), kitchen, TV room, grocery stores nearby

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Barmy Badger B, Manager at Barmy Badger Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We are so pleased that you found the Badger to be a great hostel and liked our good wifi, cleanliness, location, loads of electrical outlets, the free breakfast and our friendly atmosphere! Safe onward travels from all of us here :)

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Barmy Badger (or "The Badger") is a small, friendly Backpackers hostel in Earls Court. The Badger is unique in that we are the only hostel in London that has dogs who come into work with the hostel owners! We have NO HIDDEN COSTS. Included in the price of your stay are the following: 120 megabyte WiFi in all rooms, communal areas and the garden Breakfast (cornflakes, muesli, toast, a selection of spreads & a selection of fruit Use of personal locker which has a laptop safe inside (bring your own padlock) Use of the fully equipped kitchen Use of the bbq and help yourself to our herbs and fruit grown in the garden Luggage storage on the day of arrival and departure if needed Tea and coffee all day Plenty of power sockets, including USB chargers Taxi bookings London Maps Boardgames Cable TV Book exchange Travel advice Boarding pass print out (one per person) Towels, adaptors and hairdryers are available to use with a fully refundable cash deposit. Optional extras for a small fee - laundry, long term bag storage and padlocks for sale. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barmy Badger Backpackers

Address: 17 Longridge Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9SB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Earls Court
Price Range: $40 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“Room 9 (private room, 2 bunk beds) was up a flight of stairs, had a balcony, and faced the lovely street!”
 of 5 bubbles 361ericab, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you don't like the concept of a hostel, they do have individual rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles chiarabR36OR, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe Bed Room having its own bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 1-Anna-23, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms are on the top floor, more stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles canadianexile, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ttry and stay on the lower floors, as it can be difficult walking up the stairs to the top, with a full backpack!”
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