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Overview of Kensal Green Backpackers 1

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2.2/5
532 reviews
Guests rated this property 2.2/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen

Map

What's nearby

Popular LocationWestfield London Shopping Centre11 min drive
Popular LocationKensington Palace18 min drive
RestaurantKGB café1 min walk
RestaurantMasons Arms1 min walk
AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)38 min drive

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  • Basic Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (4 Bed Mixed Dorm)

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Basic Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (4 Bed Female Dorm)

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Basic Double Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Basic Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (6 Bed Female Dorm)

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Basic Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (6 Bed Mixed Dorm)

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Basic Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (8 Bed Mixed Dorm)

    Room amenities

    • 280 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Basic Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (8 Bed Female Dorm)

    Room amenities

    • 280 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Basic Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Basic Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Single Bunk Beds
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About this area

London

Located in London, Kensal Green Backpackers 1 is near a metro station. Kensington Palace and Marble Arch are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include ZSL London Zoo and London Eye. Check out an event or a game at SSE Arena, Wembley, and consider making time for Stamford Bridge Stadium, a top attraction not to be missed. Our guests appreciate the hostel's convenience for public transport: Kensal Green Underground Station is just steps away.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Westfield London Shopping Centre - 11 min drive
  • Marble Arch - 16 min drive
  • Kensington Palace - 18 min drive
  • Royal Albert Hall - 19 min drive
  • Wembley Stadium - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Kensal Green Underground Station - 1 min walk
  • London Kensal Rise Station - 9 min walk
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 38 min drive

Restaurants

  • KGB café - 1 min walk
  • Masons Arms - 1 min walk
  • Crazy Baker - 3 min walk
  • Seahorse Fish & Chips - 3 min walk
  • Benfica Restaurant - 3 min walk

About this property

Kensal Green Backpackers 1

Adults-only London hostel in Kensal Green, near Portobello Road Market
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hostel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include 24-hour room service, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk. All 103 rooms offer 24-hour room service, wireless Internet access (surcharge) and safes.
Kensal Green Backpackers 1 offers 103 forms of accommodation with a safe. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (GBP 24 per 24-hour period)
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10 AM: GBP 2.50 per person
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
1 bar
24-hour room service

Things to do

Arcade/game room
Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

Arcade/game room
Corner/local shop
Laundry facilities

Conveniences

Lift
Corner/local shop

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage

Languages spoken

English

Business services

Computer station

More

Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Climate control (air conditioning)

Bathroom

Shared bathroom
Shower

Food and drink

Shared kitchen access

More

Iron/ironing board (on request)
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
A refundable GBP 10 key deposit is required upon arrival.
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Towels/sheets: GBP 1.5 per person, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 2.50 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 24 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property

Property is also known as

Hostel 639 London
Kensal Green Backpackers Hostel London
639 London
Hostel 639 London, England
Hostel 639 Hotel London
Kensal Green Backpackers Hostel
Kensal Green Backpackers London
Kensal Green Backpackers 1 Hostel London
Kensal Green Backpackers 1 Hostel
Kensal Green Backpackers 1 London
Kensal Green Backpackers 1 London
Kensal Green Backpackers 1 Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Kensal Green Backpackers 1 and receive a full refund?
Yes, Kensal Green Backpackers 1 offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Kensal Green Backpackers 1 cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Kensal Green Backpackers 1?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at Kensal Green Backpackers 1?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Kensal Green Backpackers 1 located?
Located in Kensal Green, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Portobello Road Market, Queensway and Westfield London Shopping Centre. Kensington Gardens and Kensington Palace are also within 3 miles (5 km). Kensal Green Underground Station is only a 2-minute walk and London Kensal Rise Station is 9 minutes.

Guest reviews

2.2
Guest rating
5 - Excellent
22
4 - Good
58
3 - Okay
123
2 - Mediocre
132
1 - Poor
197
2.2
Cleanliness
2.5
Service and Staff
2.9
Amenities
1.9
Property condition

1/5

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 7 nights in May 2020

    3/5

      This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 1 night in May 2020

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

      Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020

      1/5

      • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

      Smelly noisy dump. Waste of time and money.

      Terrible place. Noisy and smelly. The place is right next to a noisy road and intersection with trucks and ambulances driving by at all hours. The place also smells bad and the toilets are a nightmare.

      Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

      1/5

        This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
        Stayed 12 nights in Feb 2020