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Greater Hobart, Australia
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98 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From its name, one could expect something quite grand. And a grand thing about it is its location. And the price. After that, be prepared for the most basic accommodation. We found our rooms to be clean and the bed was comfortable enough. Be prepared to use a shared bathroom and lavatory. On our floor, it was one of each... More 

Thank Helen B
Durham, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attended the glamoursly named "International House Waterloo" as part of an overnight stay in the Capital with work. We were holding a conference for our clients and we needed somewhere that was large enough to hold the group but also within a reasonable budget. Having read mixed reviews on here and keft with little options due to timings, we... More 

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Borders, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Staff were pleasant but didn't seem to be aware of the booking which was not very reassuring. The room was on the fifth floor (although one of our party was older and they had been advised of this). We were left to find the room ourselves. Shabby, stained and torn carpets, dirty walls, no sink in room etc all made... More 

1 Thank Chirrup1
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I stayed here for four weeks whilst interning down in London and struggled to find fault. International House was, in my opinion, well worth the price-although basic, my room was spacious and clean with plenty of storage space for clothing, books and toiletries. The accommodation is less than a ten minute walk from Waterloo station and there are a selection... More 

1 Thank CaraB96
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I stayed in London on a Thursday night as was seeing friends. London accommodation is, in general, quite costly so I thought I would think outside the box a little and try something different. I looked at hostels, and private rooms in hostels but then thought about looking at university accommodation. This was when I stumbled across International House. The... More 

1 Thank skintmuso
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This is a very basic room. Great if you are looking for somewhere cheap in London if going out sight seeing all day. It's not a hotel remember it's student accom! Staff were OK would stay here again. Bed sheets and duvet were provided. Sink in room very handy if someone is using bathroom

Thank Lauren P
Melbourne, Australia
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108 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

International house is a bargain for people wanting to save on accommodation in London. It's not flash granted but although a bit old and worn my room was very comfy. My room had a single bed a desk and chair, a chest of drawers and a wardrobe that had a sink as well. My room was on the second floor(208)... More 

1 Thank Stacey D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This place should not have the high reviews. Granted this is cheap, if i had stayed in a hostel I would have felt more comfortable. Rooms are single rooms but the bathrooms are shared and it is not cleaned regularly. So filthy everyday. There was no hot water one morning when i wanted to have a shower. Told reception desk... More 

Thank travetelic
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30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Good affordable accommodation in an awesome part of london. This is walking distance from the eye and right across the river from westminster. The rooms are old and very basic with just a bunk, sink and cupboards. 4 rooms per wing with a dunny and shower this is definately no hotel! There are students living here and that needs to... More 

Thank Tim S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

This student dorm/hotel puts you literally a block away from the Imperial War Museum in London. We were easily within walking distance from the London Eye. Front desk service was excellent. We couldn't access the free wifi, but they may have it shutoff for summer. The showers/toilet were shared among four rooms but I think we were the only guests... More 

2 Thank Don P

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Additional Information about International House

Address: 1-5 Lambeth Road | University of Westminster, London SE1 7DQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $62 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — International House 1*
Number of rooms: 28
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“stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles Chirrup1, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors with better rooms”
 of 5 bubbles skintmuso, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor rooms maybe a bit quieter”
 of 5 bubbles travetelic, 11 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask at the reception for password to the free WIFI!”
 of 5 bubbles mikeyhui, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Room 203 is a large twin at the rear of the property so there was very little noise.”
 of 5 bubbles JB2009, 27 Aug 2014 | Read review
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