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Tribal Hostel London

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Caldwell, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the price was right the hostel itself wasn't. It was a bit out of the way (no biggie), but it was also rather dirty. Didn't get a friendly vibe from the staff, and the "lounge" was also the kitchen. There also wasn't any hot water during 2 out of our 3 nights. And the stairs are narrow and annoying....

1Thank Travel_Ace95
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Unless you are desperate pay a little more to go somewhere else, its like a squat there with rude dirty sketchy people! Stayed 3 days saw 6 guests check in and then leave, had an aggressive Italian who was shouting at everyone in my room, communal light needed changing cause it kept flashing, quick fix but no one bothered and...

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I got there, the place looked sketchy. It was hidden in this corner. Reception, especially Orlando was rude. Beds and sheets were overused. It was disgusting. It smells so bad too! I left the hostel 20 mins afternoon I checked in! I could not stay. Thank God I found a better and closer hostel near the central of London!

Thank Trizia M
Köln, Deutschland
Reviewed 11 November 2016

When you come in it smells like a toilett. It's not very clean and 2 of 4 showers are broken. In one of the 2 working showers the light isn't working. The breakfast is a joke. In my room were 3(!) pest control things. I mean... really??? Just clean the freaking house, then you wouldn't have to risk the health...

1Thank Corinna85
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Friendly and funny atmosphere. Staff is great, the room is stayed in was very big and was cleaned every morning, it also had a bathroom inside. There is free wifi and free breakfast in the very early morning (too early for me :P). Overall I really enjoyed my stay here and would come back

Thank Bad F
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My friends and I wanted to spend the night in London. See the night life and experience a club or two. I personally had a lot of fun on this weekend away but there were definite downsides. Firstly the hostel claims to be located 40 minutes outside of London. This is false. We took closer to an hour and a...

1Thank Alex M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The place smelt of old mold in places. rooms had one socket plug for the 6 people in each room. it was basically used as a hang out for the staff who were unhelpful even after the language barrier. run by kids who did not really know what there were doing. one shower and two toilets worked the rest did...

Thank mclark88
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 October 2015

The beds in the dorm can be noisy and all the plugs and extension cords are on the floor so top bunk either bring your own extension cord to reach you in bed or leave stuff on the floor. The kitchen is nice especially when there's a Tesco express around the corner. Very secure to get in. Stairway is very...

Thank Rachel G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2015

The rooms are dorms, so you have 6 or 8 beds per room, some rooms have en-suite shower/toilets, bed have good mattresses, they provide basic sheets, duvet & pillows, and a free to use Towel if you ask them. The Common room can get very busy at times, and "cooking facilities" are limited to a Microwave, kettle, and a sandwich...

1Thank Proff_Steve
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Very warm welcome from the first moment. The staff Thomas, Medo, Damiano (Damn you're too good at chess...x)) Juan and all the others made a great effort to feel one welcome. They were also the first ones to involve the whole lounge in various activities. Rooms and facilities are certainly well enough for non fussy travellers and the whole package...

Thank Bastian W

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A budget backpackers suitable for the laid back non fussy traveller. We pride ourselves on being London's best valued hostel. We are perfect for solo travellers, happy couples and small groups ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tribal Hostel London

Address: 1 Barking Road, London E6 1PW, England (Formerly Globe Trott Inns)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $14 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“No room at all! They're all horrible!”
  • Looks nice in that pic, but trust me... It's not!
  • Dirt everywhere!
  • Broken! They told me if I stick my finger in it would work. Yeah... no! It's disgusting!
  • WTF? Pest control? I had 3 of those in my room! THREE!!!
  • Discusting! Mold and dirt everywhere!
Corinna85, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“number 1, 1a, or 5”
turexD, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Soundproofing the windows?”
Q1794NGjamesl, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Book for the 6 bed mixed ensuite room, it's massive with an awesome view and the bathroom is highly convenient during a busy morning shower rush!”
293timothys, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Room 10 female dorm is a great place to stay.”
65debrad, 23 Sep 2014 | Read review
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